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Amidst the Shadows of Trees: A Holocaust Child’s Survival in the Partisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Gihon River Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miriam M. Brysk’s memory is remarkably sharp, distinguishing this memoir from many others. At 7, she and her parents escaped the Lida ghetto to join Jewish partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. Hunted by German soldiers, she experienced childhood terror that lingers with her. Her father, a surgeon, saved hundreds of lives and helped build and supervise a partisan hospital in the swamps of the forest.
The Long Road to Freedom - A Survivor's Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author intended initially to present a brief summary of events in his personal life. However, as he wrote he realized he could not ignore major national and international events which had an impact on his country, his family, and his life. WWII, and the imposition and affects of Communism on the population of Eastern and Central Europe, figures prominently into this captivating memoir.
Bib Overalls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Ken Cannon remembers a childhood summer in 1936, in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California.
Innereal Adventures One - The Adventure of Byron and Jacobis
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 35,620. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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Innereal Adventures are an inviting blend of memoir and adventure story. In them, the magic of oral storytelling is captured in written form.
Fat, Black, and Broke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
Cindy knew that the statistics for an obese person successfully losing weight were grim, she also knew that it would take a long time to get to a healthy weight, and she knew that she would have to deal with success and failure. However, Cindy didn't know that one of those very real obstacles would be getting good healthcare to aid her in losing 150lbs.
Naked Jane Bares All
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,830. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The 31-year-old newlywed is diagnosed with cancer and “cured” for 10 years until it recurs. Through slice-of-life vignettes, Jane reveals how to embrace life when you’re down for the count.
Doing Time In Hell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doing Time in Hell is the memoir of J. Bodie, a prison guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary from 1979-1991. Within these pages are recorded incidents that occurred during his employment, as well as various characters, some infamous, some not, whom he met while he also “did his time.”
Effective Promotion
Series: The Literary Midwife Presents, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Success in today’s brave new publishing world requires effective promotion – you have to make your book visible to readers. Award winning, career author, Mary Rosenblum, the Literary Midwife, uses her two decades of market experience and work with new authors to help you connect effectively with the readers who will love your book – without sacrificing your writing time!
Follow The Joy: A memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
At 27, I bought a one-way ticket to India. I had no idea what I'd do when I landed, but in the past my most rewarding experiences came when I let intuition be my guide. So I traveled without an itinerary and found myself meditating, teaching English to Tibetan monks, and facing death. Throughout, I followed an inner sense of joy, which led me to the happiness I sought, but didn't know how to find.
The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.