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The Importance of Being Shine
By Annarita Guarnieri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction
Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement. There I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, 59 cats, a one winged pigeon and an infamous rodent. This is my story...
Up, Up and Away
By Richard Corbett
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 48,050. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Have you ever had a problem and you just couldn’t get it solved? When you feel like you’re making a difference, do more roadblocks seem to be placed in your way? Do you believe that no matter what you do, someone is always trying to hinder your progress? This is a harrowing tale of someone trying to do right but continually butting up against multiple roadblocks that will make the reader cringe.
Six Years From Home
By Anthony Farcich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Fortune - The Aftermath of an Infamous Bank Vault Heist
By Brian James
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
Brian James’s sequel to his first book, HEADSTONE, answers most questions about the infamous heist. However, it also opens up so many more possibilities. What was actually taken from the trusting depositors in the Fourth of July holiday weekend vault burglary of the early ‘80s was known only to the perpetrators, and few of them would have knowledge of what ultimately happened to their fortune!
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
By Renee Payne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Just A Couple Of Chickens
By Corinne Tippett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
“Just A Couple of Chickens” is a genuinely enjoyable read. Laugh out loud funny, informative and utterly timely. Getting a couple of chickens was Andrew’s idea, but Corinne took it over the top with thirty fluffy pheasant, five and twenty chickens, over forty chukar, and fifteen ducklings. There were twelve smelly quail, nine girl geese, two roosters, and a partridge in a pine tree.
The Gunners of Shenyang
By Jihui Yu
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
The Summit Seeker
By Vanessa Runs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In The Summit Seeker, Vanessa Runs explores trail and ultra running on an emotional, psychological, and spiritual level. Her vivid descriptions of spectacular trails call you into wild places where you will find rugged beauty, expansive wilderness, and deep personal insights. Vanessa's stories of struggle, hunger, and adventure appeal to our most primitive drive as a species: to survive.
Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
By JoAnn Flanery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
The day after his thirty-ninth birthday JoAnn Flanery’s husband had a massive heart attack and died in her arms.  While trying to adjust to a new life alone and facing the unique challenges of raising a disabled daughter by herself, she moved across the country to get the special help needed for her child while fighting breast cancer herself.  Tears blend with laughter in this inspirational story.
Nothing Vanishes, Memoir of a Life Transformed
By Karen Lauritzen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Nothing Vanishes offers an intimate exploration of family history in which the searing question persists: Am I Enough?