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The Oklahoma Summer by Tom Tiding
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sex and culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What do you do when your only friend just wants to sleep with you? The Oklahoma Summer is a quirky—and true—short story about an improbable friendship between a clueless Yale student and a small-town Oklahoma drag queen. Dry and amusing, The Oklahoma Summers is an insightful look into the hidden corners of small towns and imperfect friendships.
The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale (Essay) by C.D. Reimer
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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 fist-punching brawl between mothers and grandmothers at Toy "R" Us that forever changed my childhood. (A 950-word essay.)
Out of Kentucky by Wilson Zaring
Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The autobiography of Wilson Miles Zaring. How a Kentucky tobacco farmer grows up to be a math professor at a major university.
A Day of Drowning by Glenn Gordon
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: 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.
Bland Bybor I Västra Rajasthan by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 62,420. Language: Swedish. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Självbiografisk berättelse om vänskapsrelationer och kulturkrockar i Indien mellan 1977 och 2008. Min kontakt med byliv och växtodling i enkla genuina miljöer, där man klarar sitt vardagsliv genom strävsamt arbete. Med små marginaler och många att försörja. Vad familjerna gör för att säkra sin framtid. Hur samhällsförändringarna påverkar deras tillvaro. Samtal med byborna om deras livssyn.
Following Moira: Azure Fragment by Mardi Shakti
Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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 don8 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!
The Kiss I Ran From by Peter 9 Bowman
Price: Free! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Felice and Peter bring three-day old Michael home from the hospital and go from being a couple to a family. Can romance survive? This is a true story and the third installment of Peter’s journey to happiness with the women he meets along the way.
Soup By Volume by Lisa Southard
Price: Free! Words: 53,200. Language: British English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Quirky attitude, luminous words: warm, soulful, worth a few pence. Conveniently packaged collection of the best prose from the Wishbone Soup Cures Everything blog. Feel like you're hungry for something but don't know what? This could be the cure. Observation and imagination transform the world into a place of sustainable happiness.
Sustain Me: Notes on Cancer by Sharon O'Connor
Price: Free! Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A well care visit finds a mass that results in a cancer diagnosis, multiple surgeries, aggressive treatment, a colostomy and a new normal. How do you move forward when treatment options seem more fearsome than the disease? When cancer returns? Sustain Me: Notes on Cancer is a collection of thoughts shared with honest emotion, humor and grace from the perspective of faith in God.
The Simplicity of Innocence by Sandy Schider
Price: Free! Words: 39,150. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Ziggy Zenn And The Rescue Of Roy Rogers by Robert Chapin
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: 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.
Tattle Tales: An Anthology by SHOWritingGroup
Price: Free! Words: 39,200. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A group of writers walk into a bar, er…library and then the words really flew! No, seriously, what happens when you get a group of writers together twice a month at their local library? Besides parsing words, it might result in a book like this. Short stories, poetry, memoirs--the Hillsborough County, FL-based SHO Writing Group covers all the bases in their first collection.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 1)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived by Thomas PM Barnett
Price: Free! Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet! by PATRIA CANNING
Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
John Wayne (Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Vol. 1) by Faye Hollidaye
Series: Mr. Farmer's Adventures, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming(4.00 from 1 review)
The first in a series of nonfiction tales, as told by an unnamed storyteller who we will call Mr. John Farmer. The beginning story is a remembered tale about a mad cow who once ran free on the highway near Mr. Farmer's home and land. Mr. Farmer tells this story and will tell others that have happened during his many years of farming in this series dedicated to his tales.
Meadowbrook by James Calore
Price: Free! Words: 24,980. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of short stories, some true, others fiction. Which is which? You may be surprised.
Playing with Toys by Christopher Tupa
Price: Free! Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Playing with Toys is a collection of 13 stories from various authors that all center growing up with our toys. They range from stories about different types of toys to collecting as a kid, playing with toys outside and about the adventures we made up while playing with our toys.