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Surf Warrior
Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this memoir the author recounts his efforts to become a surfer at 65 by compensating his complete lack of sporting talent with sheer determination. Along the way he gets a new body, and a whole new outlook on life. This book takes the reader on the inside track to longboard surfing in middle age by focusing on the journey itself to that first amazing ride.
Never Ever Buy a Yacht!
Series: Steve's LOL!. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This hilarious memoir touches all bases of what can and does go wrong with yachts at sea! In a fit of madness the Author bought a 45 foot 15 ton ocean yacht to go cruising round the world. This tracks the mind numbing journey between the 2 best days of his life (the day he bought it and the day he sold it).
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
Dragons and Butterflies 2: War With Her Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
#2 in the Jean Ridgeway series from Marie Jensen. Jean's battle with her abuser becomes a war, & there can only be 1 winner. But in adolescence, she must also face family, boyfriend & school issues, deceit, jealousy, heartbreak & tragedy. In the end, her physical and mental well-being are threatened, as her visions of the future become as heart-wrenching as her experiences of the past & present.
Angry Blog (Free Version)
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the saying goes, don’t pick a fight with a poet. During the darkest two years of his life, serial blogger Darren How didn’t just get angry… he got mad. He dealt with it the only way he knew how: write. He wrote of business school and the Asian workplace, and couldn’t decide which was scarier. He wrote of love and friendship, neither of which he was sure existed.
TURNS: A Collection of Memoir Chapbooks
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A volume of short memoir chapbooks comprised of compelling narratives. The following authors and titles are featured: Deep Blue: Poems of a Navy Life by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot; My Life in Shoes by Pamela L. Laskin; The Enigma by Gerri Luce; Scenes from My Life on Hemlock Street: A Brooklyn Memoir by Arlene L. Mandell; Learning from Lady Chatterley by Gloria Nixon-John; My Two Years in Priest Corp
Parachute, Pray, or Laugh
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Exploits of the New Psychological Warfare Unit (Psy-Warriors) in the Korean War: Join the crew of Psy-Warriors in actual flights as they make military history as a Special Operations Wing of the US Air Force.
The Way It Was
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
This is a story of life in rural Eastern Ontario, Canada, in the 1920s and ‘30s when wages were fifty cents a day plus room and board, cars were rare, homes were without hydro, and neighbors helped neighbors. Alan and Betty met in 1934, fell in love, and raised a family of eleven children, some of whom have contributed memories of their parents, and life in a big family.
Set Yourself Free: Reon Schutte's 10 Principles to Break Out of Your Personal Prison Through the Power of Choice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Henschel Haus Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
During Reon Schutte's journey to liberation from both literal incarceration and the prison of the mind, he discovered the key to freedom: The Power of Choice. In his first book, Reon shares 10 Principles--lessons he learned the very hard way--and provides simple exercises to immediately put the Principles into practice in our own lives.
Bad taste, poor judgement and a complete inability to act responsibly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The modern World is undoubtedly a young man's oyster, with freedom and opportunities like never before. Follow the real life travels, travails and, most of all, the wonderfully entertaining misadventures of an ordinary young man with a taste for beer and a tidy piece of skirt, against whom the good things in life conspire to prevent him from growing up and acting responsibly.
Cuentos y Recuerdos: La Colección Latina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: Spanish. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
La Colección Latina incluye "Recuerdos de Antes y Entonces", "Una Noche con B.B.", "El Velorio de Maya", y "La Chancleta".
Remembrance of Dingbats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memories as written down for posterity, some funny, some heartbreaking, some in the form of dreams.
Outside Looking In
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Derwent Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life has its price, and one way or another; we will all pay for it. In 1966, I went to see a clairvoyant called, 'Madame Faye.' Her prediction of the death of president J.F. Kennedy brought her worldwide recognition. For me she predicted, “You will be successful with your music, but only after a long hazardous journey, and you'll have to sacrifice everything for it."
Another Chance at Life: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my 1998 breast cancer and mastectomy (with no reconstruction). The book deals primarily with the surprising emotional benefits I gained. The five appendices offer a wealth of practical information on risk factors for breast cancer, ways to help prevent it, and much more. "Beautiful, moving, informative, uplifting." "A terrific read – well-written, frank, and honest."
A Montanan's Tales of Teaching and Travelling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir is by Peggy J. Browning. She shares her life vignettes, and her experiences, particularly her dedication to teaching 12-year-olds, a career she embarked on when she was almost 50. It includes the texts of speeches she had presented over the decades to enthusiastic audiences in her native Great Falls, Montana, as well as more recent recollections of her travels around the world.
One Girl's Life in Army Basic Combat Training
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I never saw myself joining the army. It wasn't even something I'd put on the back burner as a possibility in case my life goals didn't pan out. But after earning BA and MA degrees, I found myself, age 27, hopelessly in debt and working my old part-time job. Worse? I was living in my parent's basement on the spare bed. So I embarked on a crazy adventure... and it all stared in army basic training!
Before, With, After, My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
America is certainly the land of opportunity, and perhaps no one knows that better than Stanley Johnson. His life story is chronicled in “Before With After” My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family.
The Fathers We Find
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“Charles Ries' novel The Father's We Find reminds me of Frank McCourt's (Angela's Ashes, "Tis, Teacher Man) memoirs with their keen attention to character and strong voice. Ries' characters' voices are ring loud and clear, I can hear them calling, long after putting the book down." ---- Karla Huston Winner of The Main Street Rag 2003 Chapbook Contest
My Journey with Carli
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this story, the author shares his personal experiences during his many visits with Carli Ward, a 25-year-old woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. The author covers his emotional first meeting with Carli through to her eventual death eight months later, adding details of her background and life story.
A Luminous Future
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'