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Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,710. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Grace Gershuny, a teacher, former organic farmer, and pioneer in organic certification, tells a personal and political story from the historic roots of the modern organic movement, its codification into law under the auspices of the USDA, and the key role organic has to play in the future of the planet.
The Sporting Widow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Ever since the 1966 World Cup, sport has featured in Jenny's day. Knowing little and caring even less about any sport, she has in that time absorbed facts and figures, rules, venues, and player's names from her husband Jim and the wall to wall coverage on television.
Darkness: The Secrets of a Blind Psychologist
Price: Free! Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Coming from the backwoods California mentality of Occidental during the Great Depression, I became an apple picker, dish washer, grocery clerk, high school teacher, hippy nightclub owner, radio personality, and a PhD psychologist, despite my failing vision and three failed marriages. I made numerous mistakes and false starts during my life, but I’ve finally found the secret of happiness.
Cairo Rations
Price: Free! Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
What was it like for a British student to be marooned in Cairo during the 1973 war? It was sometimes interesting, sometimes terrifying, but never boring!
My Short-Lived Life at Being Perfect
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brenda Thornlow shares her story of being raised a third-generation member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. From a young age, she struggles to accept what her devout family believes, to no avail. Marrying an abusive member with a position of authority in her church, she struggles to extricate herself from this dominating religious group who attempt to manipulate her into staying married to her abuser.
From Garden to High Place: A Parable of Faith, Philosophy, and Mental Illness
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
This little memoir recounts the author's spiritual journey from a deeply conservative Christianity to a Beautiful Orthodoxy. It relates his intellectual history, a long and winding path from parochialism to a Life of the Mind that he prays is well-thought, robust, nuanced, and tolerant. It tells of his struggle with mental illness. And it gives glimpses of lovely people in his life.
James R. Doty MD’S Into the Magic Shop A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
Extraordinary things happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
Minor Diversons
Price: Free! Words: 30,420. Language: Australian English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
First book in my new experimental style that I am calling particlism. Inspired by Cubist artwork.
Meanwhile, in Italy (A Parallel Romance)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,700. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Italy, ghosts hitch rides on unsuspecting tourists and cities are built out of stupid, spectacular dreams. In D.C., it's wet and cold. In Italy, Eleanor and Reginald fell in love a dozen different ways over wines and adventures. In D.C., they've long since broken up and disappointed themselves and each other. The past and the present are like two different worlds, and neither feels real.