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Alive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When the world ends, what do you do when you realize you are still alive? In a world devastated by natural disaster, only the most stubborn refuse to give up. When Ed Walker learns that others have been preparing for the disaster for years, he realize finding them may be his only shot at survival. But time is running out... Alive can be read as a companion novella to Exodus or as a stand alone
Meticulous Records
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The note from my father "Go hide yourselves somewhere even if it is in a hole in the ground, because nobody knows what is happening here" This was the first news we had from him after a nightmare wait to know where he was. Someone had found the note - thankfully not a Nazi or sympathizer.
Without Tim: A Son's Fall to Suicide, A Mother's Rise from Grief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
After Lisa Schenke lost her eighteen-year-old son, Tim, to suicide, the tragedies in her community continued. Without Tim was written with the mission to help other families, to provide encouragement and inspiration to parents and all individuals who are grieving as a result of suicide, as well as to support teens and young adults who are struggling with their own sense of self-worth.
A Long Crawl (My Journey Through Guillain-Barré Syndrome)
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Sometimes Life trips us up. In August 1997, after a terrifying week where every day was worse than the last, I was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome. I am a writer, so words are my therapy; they offered me comfort and solace. "A Long Crawl" was my way of trying to make sense of what had happened to me. I am a Guillain-Barre Syndrome survivor.
You Are Loved!
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
"In this sensitive, insightful book Linda Gomes shares her story. With disarming honesty, she tells of building new foundations from the ashes of an abusive childhood. She has helped many people come to terms with pain of their past, encouraging them to redirect their energy into healthy productive channels and assuring them that 'You Are Loved!'"
Booby Trap
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,530. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
First came boobs, then came marriage, then came baby in the baby carriage. Then came cancer. Who knew that having cancer would be so reminiscent of being pregnant? This positive, can-do memoir chronicles the author’s first-hand knowledge of both cancer and parenthood and leans on the common experiences of pregnancy and motherhood to illustrate what undergoing cancer treatment is really like.
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.
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.
Jack Thayer and the Wreck of the Titanic: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / 20th Century
The Seventeen-Year-Old Son of a Pennsylvania Railroad Official Tells the Moving Story of His Rescue ONE of the calmest of the passengers was young Jack Thayer, the seventeen-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Thayer. When his mother was put into the lifeboat he kissed her and told her to be brave, saying that he and his father would be all right. Educational versions have CCSS activities.
When Life Was Unfair... How One Man Survived... And Learned How To Cope
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,650. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t” - Mark Twain. This book chronicles a man’s journey through an eventful life. When his dreams were dashed and life knocked him down, how did he get up and move on? People can be amazingly resilient, but what determines who will be? Roberto hopes that sharing his story can help others.