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Travelling Light - One Woman's Journey into Soul
Price: Free! Words: 46,000. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sonja lived an ordinary life. But at thirty-seven she was unexpectedly confronted with a true spiritual encounter that started her on an extraordinary journey. Despite her expectations and best intentions it became a journey into fear and suffering. Was her journey worth the uncertainty and loss, the painful judgment of her family? You be the judge.
Available Light: Recollections and Reflections of a Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This collection of memoir scenes and vignettes richly explores beautiful and haunting engagements with family and mortality.
The Last to Leave
Price: Free! Words: 29,430. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Gavin and Dene are in their early teens and have never met but it seems as if only through close misses. Initially unbeknown to them, it becomes apparent that they share some common friends and infrastructure. The story follows Gavin, Dene and their friendship. Through meeting, fun times, growing apart, back again and the unexpected end.
I Wish I Lived There Again
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a collection of personal essays about a Midwestern childhood in the mid-twentieth century. They detail the pastimes of children and adults back when life was simpler. The author is one of four daughters and writes about putting on a circus with her sisters, the birth of her baby sister, her father's near fatal car accident, homemade bread, movies, bigamists, pickle vats, and even hair.
In the Shade of the Mulberry Tree: A year in Zambia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Moving to Africa with two young children was not what Catharine had planned to do with her life, particularly given her fear of malaria and tropical diseases. But following her husband to Zambia, she contends with poverty and potholes, motherhood and mosquitoes, and is variously rescued by goats, nuts, lavender and Sherry. Could she ever come to call this home?
The Christmas Wrap
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
this is a memoir about looking back at life, time passing and the things we hold dear.
Life In a Pinball Machine
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 114,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author believes his life can be compared to living in a pinball machine, always bouncing around. He offers proof of this idea in this very funny book.
Addicted to Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Lana returns to Greece, the last thing she expects is to fall in love. After all, this was the country in which her marriage and psyche had dissolved. But on an exotic Greek island, surrounded by the Mediterranean’s sapphire and topaz brilliance, Lana discovers that truth really is stranger than fiction. ‘A haunting page-turner you’ll devour in one sitting.’
Surpasses Understanding
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A True Story About Finding Love, Forgiveness and Peace in Tragedy
Red Clay and Roses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A fictionalized true story of life in the Deep South during the time of Jim Crow Law, and before Roe vs. Wade. Women were supposed to keep quiet and serve, abortion was illegal, adoption difficult, and racism rampant. The discovery of an old ledger opens a window into the dynamics of the 1950s-60s, when the world was beginning to change.