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Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
Dear Instant Family
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Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Instant Family is this widowed dad’s true story of what happened when 400 women responded to his personal ad in New York magazine seeking a wife and a mother for his young children. The memoir ranges from hysterically funny to desperately poignant as the author searches for happiness for himself and his kids. It includes some of the actual letters he received.
Mourning Has Broken
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Analekta
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Analekta simply means “selected things”. This anthology presents selections of written works that showcase the talented wordsmiths of Oregon’s Clackamas, Marion, Multnomah, and Washington counties. Discover those who chose to work within the techniques and conventions of both genre writing and poetry, and to serve as a portal to the countless worlds that words afford.
Sullied Pajamas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality
Author's Note In my previous book along this vein, ISO (In Search Of): The Art of Dating, Relationships & Sex for the Discerning Lesbian, I hoped to provide insight and direction for newly out or young lesbians in the romantic terrain. In this volume, I share my personal experiences in traversing the same. I hope it will make you laugh, think, and commiserate.
Mischief, Mayhem and NOT Burning the House Down
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / Siblings
There were three rules when I was growing up: Do not kill or permanently maim each other. When you make a mess, clean it up. Do NOT burn the house down. We usually tried to follow the rules, honest. But sometimes rules get a little bit bent. Okay a lot bent. Oh alright, they get downright broken! Join the Schofield children through the adventurous process of growing up.
They Don't Speak Spanish In Brasil
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A humorous look at working overseas. The author worked for two years in Brazil as an auditor for Ernst & Young, fka Ernst & Ernst. The book is a memoir and travelogue.The Foreword was written by Pele.
Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
H is for the Holy Natural
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
Pure magic. Heart. A mystic's homage to Oglala Lakota Sioux Medicine Man Black Elk and Enlightened Mystic Osho by Osho Rose. Sadhus of the East and shamans of the West share the secret that Nature leads humans into natural states of receptive holiness, without the command of any ideologies whatsoever. "H is for the Holy Natural" by Osho Rose, shows nature as a green cathedral of awe and beauty.
At Home With Myself
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bestselling author and renowned presidential campaign adviser (Bill Clinton, Dick Gephardt, Jerry Brown, Gary Hart) David Mixner returns with his first book in 10 years. In At Home with Myself, Mixner writes from and about his country home in Turkey Hollow, an upstate New York town so small and remote that it has just 10 residents, and reflects on his illustrious career of activism.