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My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
By Jeffrey Weber
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
Growing up Snook
By David Snook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up Snook is the story of my life from my earliest memory to that of the end of my Senior year in high school. It is a humorous memoir, and it deals with a very large family of 11 children sharing one bathroom and a kindred spirit. It is about friendships, childhood and memories that endure a lifetime.
Tessa B. Dick: My Life on the Edge of Reality
By TESSA DICK
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 1960s a government-sponsored experiment in mind control focused on me and my classmates at elementary school. Meanwhile, my brothers and I grew up in a highly dysfunctional family, in a house inhabited by all sorts of natural and supernatural vermin. They (whoever "they" are) didn't want me to tell their secrets, so I'm telling you what they told me. Beware: it might be a lie.
Holy Trinity College: The Boarding School Mafia – Volume 3
By Christina Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by DoroClem Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
If you think boarding school has no similarities with the Mafia, then think again. On the surface, Holy Trinity College is a regular single sex (boys only) Catholic secondary school somewhere in Africa. However, below the surface, without the knowledge of the college administration, the prefects run the college like the Mafia. This book is based on true events.
RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in LA!
By Mark Hayes
Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
RanDumb takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through the real world of LA, seen through a unique Irish perspective: Random. Dumb. Fun. Models. Actors. Parties. Porn. Orgies. Nutters. Producers. Singers. Hippies. Leprechauns. Drink. Drugs. Freaks. Fakes. Stand up. Knocked down. Dressed up. Stripped down. Troughs. Hills. Gutters. Stars. Highest highs! Lowest lows. All trying to make it.
Chasing Aloha - A Skeptic's Hopeful Journey Through Cancer and the Great Recession
By Jane Savary
You set the price! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
As an environmentalist committed to organic living, Jane Savary never thought she’d get cancer. Unable to support her family after diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Jane is thrust into emotional and financial upheaval, contemplating the causes of her cancer and her family’s future as her recovery collides with the Great Recession.
Rising Above the Wave
By L.E. Muesch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As L. E. Muesch bear-hugged his wife, Helen, vowing to never let go, the surge of the tsunami engulfed them and their lives would never be the same. In Rising Above the Wave, Muesch not only takes readers through how they were able to survive such a horrendous event on Phi Phi Don Island, but, maybe even more importantly, shares how that moment in time has consumed him in many different ways.
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
By Daniel Roth
Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.
Hardships of an American Soldier
By Marcus Lyman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I went through the US Army Ranger School with a young West Point Lieutenant. We were Ranger Buddies, joined at the hip. He went on to become the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. I went on to become a Homeless Alcoholic and Drug Addict. Our paths were rejoined after 9/11. This is my story.
Crossing 13: Memoir of a Father's Suicide
By Carrie Stark Hugus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Crossing 13" is a coming-of-age story about a thirteen-year-old girl whose life is instantly altered after the suicide death of her father. An award-winning story that will open your eyes, break your heart and touch your soul!
The Onion Peeler
By Malcolm Whyman
Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
Agony - A Short Story
By John Anson
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What is agony? Is it an insufferable blind date? The losing end of a physical altercation? Being ignored by the people there to help you? Is agony physical, mental, or something much more?
Daddy's Home: A Memoir of Fatherhood and Laughter
By Solomon Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fresh off his appearance in Essence, award-winning parenting columnist Solomon Jones releases his hilarious memoir, Daddy’s Home. While taking readers on a comical ten-year journey from wedded bliss to panhandling kids, Jones reveals the links between fatherhood and poverty. Funny, endearing and true, Daddy’s Home is a loving tribute to fatherhood—a must-read for dads and kids alike.
My Best Friend Georja
By Helen Eyre
Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a poem I wrote a few years ago, when my best friend Georja died, I'm posting it now because it is a few days away from her 3rd anniversary. She was an unbelievable friend, and a wonderful person. She was the first person who ever treated me like a friend, I owe her so much.
On The High Seas
By Ken Medernach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A swashbuckling seaman and adventurer, tells some of his true life tales. 'On the High Seas' is a collection of short stories based on true life experiences of Ken Medernach, involving the author’s life on the water. On the High Seas was written to inspire young people to seek their dreams, but only after they have adequately prepared themselves for the task.
Tattle Tale Talk #2
By Francis Edwards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Francis Edwards again writes another turn pager. He writes in his second book about his beginning life in Delaware that goes wrong. How could all this happen to one family. Is there an unexplanable undercurrent in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware? The author lets his readers enter a contest to win his family home in Lakeland, Florida.
From Holocaust to Innovation
By David Klayman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
Biography of Holocaust survivor who lost all his family. He recovered and became a productive industrialist. The story starts at childhood in Poland. The horrible world-war II events terminated at Auschwitz concentration camp. The escape from the camp shortly before the end of the war. Building a new life and family in Israel as a new immigrant. Establishing a factory with innovative products.
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
Alexandra
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
How one father deals with the loss of a child and what he learns from it. From the author of A Grandfather's Legacy, The Art Teacher, and Christmas Patrol.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
By Irene Tomkinson
Price: Free! Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“This is a “how to” manual that reads like a smart funny novel. Get ready for a wisdom ride.” - Nancy Slonim Aronie – Author of WRITING FROM THE HEART/ NPR commentator Have you ever said I am not going to do to my kids what my parents did to me? Being the parent you always wanted is not necessarily the parent your kids need. Become the parent your kids need and heal your history.