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Keeping Up With Kenna
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kenna was born January 9, 2012 weighing in at a meager 9.6 ounces, making her the fourth smallest surviving preemie in the world...ever. She was born sixteen weeks too soon. After spending 183 days in the NICU, she is finally home. This is our story of hope, finding happiness in unlikely places, and making the best of the life we have.
Welcome To My Nightmare
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What could be worse than being raped by someone in whom you placed your trust? Thousands of veterans and service members know the answer to that question: being raped, and then being shunned and revictimized by your colleagues, comrades, and chain of command – the people with whom you live, work, and upon whom you depend for your very life – while they protect and even promote your attacker.
Holiday Recollections & Recipes from Grandma Peggy's Kitchen
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday
(5.00 from 1 review)
'Love and joy come to you, and a Merry Christmas, too' from Grandma Peggy's kitchen! This quick collection of time-tested recipes includes Savory Roast Beef with Red Wine, Spicy Cocoa Mocha Mix, Dad's Never-Fail Dressing and Grandma's 'old faithful': Hungry Boys Casserole. Also seasonal reminiscences + easy, inexpensive craft ideas. Special bonus section: 'Simply Celebrate!
Taming My Black Dog
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Price: Free! Words: 15,710. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
My story about how I became ill with depression. What the effects of this illness had on me. And how I overcame 'My Black Dog' Now I live a life free from this sickness and the causes that brought depression on.
Memoirs of an Emergency Nurse
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
a gripping memoir of the life of an emergency nurse in a regional trauma centre. what really goes on behind those waiting room doors. entertaining and sobering, this book should be read by anyone wanting a nursing career.
Meeting the Black
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Meeting the Black is a powerful and emotional piece written by Tom Piccirilli describing what he was going through, both mentally and physically, before and after his recent operation. 100% of the sales amounts of this and his other Crossroad Press titles, both eBook and audiobook, will continue to go to Tom to assist with his medical bills associated with his cancer treatment.
Confessions of a Cougar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What would you do with three glorious weeks in England, all expenses paid? FROM ONE REVIEWER: A delightful romp by two women young in heart and sleek of body told with humor and just the right bit of sexual intrigue! Grab a Bass Ale and your favorite seat for a new look at women over 40 and the men who love them, while you enjoy the sights and sounds of England in the background.
Scarred for Life: One Woman's Struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Prescription Drug Addiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Critical Mass Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
"This is my testimony and if it [helps] just one person... it will all be worth it." -- Lucy R. Burlington In the late 1970s, Lucy was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Keeping the pain at bay led her to make some unfortunate decisions. So others might benefit, she wrote her story but died before it could be published. Thirty years later, this gripping, concise memoir is as timely as ever.
Trucking in English
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Memoirs: Early Childhood 1929-1943
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Laura Nunn. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bette James shares with us her early childhood memories of growing up during the Great Depression. Bette writes candidly about the events of her life and her feelings towards her parents, grandparents and her siblings. Memories: Early Childhood, 1929-1943, includes numerous photographs of Bette and her family, and the house where they all lived, in Mt. Wayte, Framingham, MA.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Ruff Love: True Tails of Rescue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Breathless Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
In animal rescue, no story ever has a happy beginning, but can they have a happy end?
Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?
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Series: Seriously Mum, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.86 from 7 reviews)
Leaving England and moving to Spain to set up an alpaca breeding farm was never going to be easy… 'Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?’ is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who risk everything to move to Spain to follow their dream.
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
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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.
Tales from my Bicentennial Year - Baseball, Hotdogs, Apple Pie and a Plymouth Fury III
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,590. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Humorous look at childhood in the Seventies. Relive the life, the music, the parenting. Go back when Baseball ran the sports world.
What the Freak Did I Hit?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Wandering Bard Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tommy Fergerson intertwines the story of his life and what prepared him for the hard decisions that he would face after a tragic skydiving accident. His straightforward attitude and ability to laugh at his own situation brings out his unique humor and internal strength. “What the Freak Did I Hit?” tells of the people and the behind the scenes details that his helmet camera could not capture.
The Shiny Red Honda
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
A Life Less Ordinary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal
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Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Porch It
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
PORCH IT is an unflinching humorous look at growing up in the 80's. The dangerous tale of standing up to bullies, learning right from wrong, and delivering the news in San Jose, California during the birth of Silicon Valley. The fight for that one goal every young boy desires...the ultimate gaming machine, the Commodore 64.