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Daddy Bent-Legs: The 40-Year-Old Musings of a Physically Disabled Man, Husband, and Father
By Neil Matheson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
DADDY BENT-LEGS is a memoir all about the author's life experience growing up with a physical disability (Cerebral Palsy). Told through a series of eclectic anecdotes, the book is very much an "Everything-You-Ever-Wanted-To-Know-About-Physical-Disabilities-But-Were-Afraid-To-Ask" affair. It's light-hearted, humorous, and an easy-to-pick-up read for all ... an impactful, inspirational testimony.
The Weight That Isn't There: Anxiety and Finding the Courage to Be
By Jack Preston King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Category: Nonfiction
What better definition could you ask for the word "anxiety?" The weight that isn't there. The weight of wasted potential, of what might have been, of what's stalking us around life's next corner, of pending deadlines, the unmet expectations of others... The weight that isn't there outweighs them all. But Michael also showed me, that night, anxiety's antidote -- the courage to be...
In The Beginning
By Margaret Fieland
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010.
A few of my many memories
The American Letters
By Dennis Adams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: French. Published: March 29, 2010 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction
The American Letters is a first-hand account of travels to a French village for an international convention of towns with the name “Beaufort.” Fresh lessons about customs and attitudes from hosts who know the true meaning of “hospitalité.” Completely bilingual text in English and French. Great resource for learners of either language.
I Saw Them Ride Away
By Harry Arthur Gant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,210. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Castle Knob Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Harry Arthur Gant lived at the intersection of the Old West and the New West. He was a cowboy in Colorado during the 1890s and a silent-film cameraman in Hollywood. He tells his story with a distinctive mix of Old West plain speaking and New West sophistication, with the rough edges left on. This memoir spans two of the most fascinating parts of America's past.
The Therapist's New Clothes
By Judith D. Schwartz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
"I believed so wholeheartedly in psychotherapy that I became a psychotherapist." In The Therapist's New Clothes, author Judith D. Schwartz tells of training as a therapist, shifting back and forth between her experience as beginning clinician and her own increasingly devastating treatment. It is the story of the author's belief system crumbling--and how she comes out the other side.
Gifts from Nola
By Guy Gallo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Essay
My first visit home to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
So Much More Than A Game
By Julie Wyckoff
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
During one magical summer, a group of young boys played baseball with heart, spirit and joy, but not at the beginning of the season. Starting as a disparate group, some unhappy with being stuck with a woman coach, some battling their egos, some battling their confidence and some battling their fears, they grew into a team with purpose, and unity, and with a never quit attitude, and they had fun.
By Heart: A Mother's Story of Children and Learning at Home
By Kathleen Melin
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010 by Clover Valley Press. Category: Nonfiction
If you or someone you know is considering home schooling, this book will give you an inside look at the experience. "By Heart" introduces readers to a family discovering a freer form of education complete with some joy and some struggle. Issues such as the home school decision, socialization, and the economics of co-parenting are examined in this delightful and provocative memoir.
The Purple Golf Cart: Stories of an Unconventional Grandma
By Ronni Sanlo
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The true story of a Florida woman who hid her lesbian identity for two decades. When she finally came out, she lost custody of her young children, thrusting her into activism. But it was her irreverent sense of humor that helped her to survive. It's a story of resilience and passion for social justice. Homelessness, depression, failed relationships gave way to forgiveness, success, and self love.