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The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay)
By C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent
Have you ever wondered how far a grandmother would go to get the hottest Christmas toy for her baby granddaughter? I never did until I witnessed how desperate my mother was to get a Cabbage Patch doll in the early 1980's. A violent incident that changed my childhood forever. (A 950-word essay.)
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
By Deborah J. Lightfoot
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
Our Dark Knight
By Bissera Kostova
Price: Free! Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A personal memoir by a mother about the sudden death of her 25-year-old son, a charismatic writer, thinker and athlete, who pushed himself beyond his limits. As she seeks to make sense of the tragedy in the early months of grieving, she incorporates some of the writings he left in his last few months, painting his unique and indelible character, which held his many friends in thrall.
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
By A Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
Following Moira: Sunset Fragment
By Mardi Shakti
Price: Free! Words: 31,830. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
The Incredibly Multi-Dimensional Story of Being HUman. This is my novel, in shattered pieces, each fragment reflecting a different perspective, a different lens. We are whole, yet we are also in pieces. We are multi-dimensional. Please donate to support my art - see my bio. (Hug)Official Order of Fragments: Scarlet Rose Fire Gold Azure Indigo Violet Sunset ♥ Paperback to cherish COMING SOON!
When Real Life Begins
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A vibrant woman tells how, as her actor husband fights for his life, the closer he gets to death, the more powerful his acting grows...while in this turmoil, she discovers her passion to produce theatre. True play of Claire Higgins and Kricker James. “Tour de force. Thrilling.” PLAYS INTERNATNL “Unforgettable. You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES
Cancer Un Mensaje de Esperanza
By Jairo Alvarez
Price: Free! Words: 37,670. Language: Spanish. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cáncer - Un Mensaje de Esperanza es un recuento preciso de las experiencias personales del autor durante seis años como paciente exitoso que ha sobrevivido al cáncer de próstata. Por largo tiempo ha sido un observador y un estudioso de esta área y es un  convencido de que su testimonio puede ser de gran ayuda para la humanidad.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
By Marcia Capellan
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Hungry Minds
By Sumiko Saulson
Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Bullying
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Hungry Minds" is a very short autobiographical tale about bullying, reading, and what lies in the heart of a writer: especially a very young one. In the brief essay, the writer discusses awkward and painful experiences related to entering Junior High School. It is written from the perspective of a literate seventh grader and is appropriate for younger readers
The 1950's - A Time To Grow
By Jon Peasey
Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
The 1950's ushered in a tremendous time of change for Australia. As the decade rolled on, outer western Sydney gradually changed from its rural setting and steadily became urbanised. Some very early recollections of my childhood and then a description of my home town Smithfield set the mood for the rich variety of events that unfold.
The Red Flyer
By Robert Chase Harris
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Memoir of a boy, his dog, a red Flyer wagon, & a shotgun. A short story of a young boy in the late 1920s who sneaks out with his dog to go hunting. A taste of Bob's style & a glimpse into who he is. Entertaining for young and old.
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
By Richard Hill
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
A New Forest Childhood 1903-1916
By Thomas Gilbert Scott
Price: Free! Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The memoirs of Thomas Gilbert Scott growing up in Sway in the New Forest before the Great War. This ebook version does not contain the photographs, family tree or map of the print edtion.
From The Heart
By Dora Okeyo
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is an account of betrayal that comes straight from Flo's heart.
Plum Loco
By Linda Boltman
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Plum Loco is a humorous, heartwarming story about a single woman’s quest to replace her favorite red plum tree after firefighters are forced to cut it down in an attempt to save her home during the San Diego Witch Creek Fire of 2007. Lost without it, the author goes on a quest to find a replacement. The resulting story is her journey to bring the red plum home.
A Day of Drowning
By Glenn Gordon
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this short story a day of snorkeling and spearfishing goes horribly wrong when experienced free-diver Scott Gordon stalks an intended quarry over the Edge of the Deep. By the time he realizes it, there's not enough air left in his lungs to make it back to the surface.
Solume Solutions: I Love You. Thank You. Forgive Me. I'm Sorry.
By Sluuce LLC
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At some point in your life, you've probably said “I Love You,” “Thank You,” “Forgive Me” or “I’m Sorry” to someone. But what happens when you realized you should have said these words, but didn't. These authors understood the magnitude of these words and believed it was not too late to let those they loved know how they feel.
Ziggy Zenn And The Rescue Of Roy Rogers
By Robert Chapin
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1954, my dad was an out of work alcoholic seldom home. Mother worked two jobs but wanted her three kids to have the benefit of the newest invention - the TV. In town was a Jewish couple who 13 years earlier were liberated from Auschwitz. They owned a convenience store and as with the gift of the Magi provided this Catholic family with a Christmas we would otherwise not have benefit of.
A True Childhood Haunting
By Diana R. Gomez
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It took me years to decide how I was going to design my non-fiction horror book. Because I have so many ghost encounters I can discuss, in different scenarios and with different spectators (Yes, I do have witnesses!), I decided to break it up into short stories. I want my audience to be able to embrace each individual account to the fullest and at the end bring it all together. Stay tuned.
The Simplicity of Innocence
By Sandy Schider
Price: Free! Words: 39,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Part memoir Part Spiritual Teachings The choice of walking on water or drowning was mine alone. The church I was given at birth has no altar or stained glass windows, but blue skies, mountains, and oceans. This roller coaster ride I call life never had wheels or tracks, but sails filled with the winds of destiny.