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Fish Raincoats: A Woman Lawyer's Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
The life and times of a trailblazing feminist in American law. The first female Stanford law professor was also first director of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service, one of the first women to be an Assistant Attorney General of the U.S., and the biographer of California’s first woman lawyer, Clara Foltz. She is a survivor, pioneer, leader, and fervent defender of the powerless.
This Is Africa: A Dream Chaser's Odyssey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The True Tale of 7 Countries, 4 Arrests, 3 Name Changes, 2 Escapes, 1 War, a Terrorist Attack and an Entertainment Pimp. This honest and engaging memoir provides a rare and insightful glimpse into the reality of life in Africa. 'This is Africa' takes the reader on two dream chasing quests, which the author artfully weaves into one uproarious and unforgettable story.
Questing Home: A Safe Place For My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 242,750. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Questing Home: A Safe Place For My Holy Grail makes a significant contribution to understanding the use of legal bullying in a divorce. The inequity in the process of ending a deceitful marriage where a person in a legally powerful position freely abuses, ways of parenting children through conflict making efforts to avoid parental alienation, and healing through travel are exposed.
Journey to the Self
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A child of wartime London, Maureen emigrated to the other side of the world in the 1950’s. Crossing the Alps in a bubble car, sailing through the Suez Canal, driving in the Australian outback alone, she recreated herself time and time again. A maverick spirit with an appetite for change, Maureen set out to see the world and to see how it would change her.
Living Gods Breathing Today
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For Centuries our fore fathers from the “Old World” have used truly powerful philosophy and symbols to define and explain the Truth. Stating what is right and wrong with words even beautiful Portraits that have taken the form of frescos and powerful Icons. Depicting Heaven, Earth, Hell, Prophets, Saints, even God in three persons and the ladder of divine ascent.
The Godfather of Souls
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
According to the FBI and New York’s Organized Crime Task Force, Paul “Doc” Gaccione is a murderer and leading member of the Mafia. This is the story of his time in prison mentoring a talented young hoodlum inmate.
The Old Man in the Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Another short simple memoir from my life. In this very short story, I find myself stuck in the hospital, sharing a room with an irate and bitter old man. Location: Centennial Medical Center in Frisco, Texas. Warning...contains a few uses of profanity.
No More Cats, Please!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With warmth, humor and photos, Warren Philipson recalls his 70 years with pets--dogs, fish, turtles, gerbils, a parakeet, a horned lizard, salamanders and especially cats. Of the latter, you'll meet cerebral Lassie, disappearing Rex, the lesser intelligent Boss, and Henry, who so intimidates a pet sitter with 20 years’ experience, she is unable to enter the house.
The Rangity Tango Kids
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Rangity Tango Kids is the story of a fifth-generation, German Catholic farm family in 1950s and 1960s California, narrated by the eldest of 17 grandchildren. Born into a loving, hard-working, highly competitive family, and united by a strong faith, every day was an adventure growing up on a bucolic American farm, a way of life that is rapidly disappearing.
Paper Rings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Teodor is just twenty-two, a student struggling to survive under the regime of President Ceauşescu. One day his world is turned upside down when Ariella, a young Italian girl arrives in the city. For him it is love at first sight. But there is one big obstacle: contact between Romanians and Westerners is not allowed by the laws of the tyrannical regime. Will they be able to continue their romance?
I Promised Not To Tell - Raising A Transgender Child
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A must read for a parent, relative or friend of a gender questioning or transgender person. So much better than a textbook. It is a deeply personal and emotional parenting memoir told by the mother of a transgender child. This book is for anyone who would like to learn more about transgenderism. I Promised Not to Tell is beautifully written, you will not be disappointed!
Melodies at Eventide
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 36,280. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 6, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir about overcoming disability, told by someone who never allowed the circumstances of his birth to limit his outlook or narrow his horizons. Motivated and guided by a philosophy of mental and physical compensation, he seized every opportunity that was offered to lead an active, fulfilling and independent life, all the while being part of a movement to change society for the better.
Questing Marilyn: In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 129,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Travel with Marilyn on a quest for Self discovery as she journeys through England and Ireland. Using the Holy Grail as a metaphor for her search for the essence of her authentic self, Marilyn shares personal thoughts, feelings, beliefs and challenges so you will feel you are along on her trip. Learn life skills that are incorporated into relationship issues as events do not meet her expectations.
Accidental Cowgirl: Six Cows, No Horse and No Clue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An award-winning, funny, true mountain adventure complete with city slickers, bats, cats, wild turkeys, skunks, snakes, 'coons, cows and local pot farmers in far northern California. Interested in the Simple Life? If your definition involves rocking on the ranch house porch, you might want to rethink that. Lotsa luck, neighbor!
High Times With Mary Jane, Barack, Bill And The Other Dopes!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
I've had high times ever since I met Mary Jane and developed a habit that I shared with Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Bill Maher and Hugh Hefner. Barack was too busy to join me, Bill was off buying cigars in Havana, George W. was looking for weapons of mass destruction on his ranch, Bill Maher was searching a jungle for Donald Trump's Dad and Hefner was chasing chicks in his mansion
Scrisorile tinereţii
Price: $4.28 USD. Words: 93,690. Language: Romanian. Published: June 23, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dragoste, legaturi, tradare, munca; casatorie. Multe persoane au iubit vreodata, dar putine au stiut pe cine sa iubeasca. Toti facem greseli in viata, nimeni nu este perfect, dar trebuie sa trecem peste ele.
The Clod
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
(5.00 from 1 review)
A true story of the struggle faced by young soulmates in 1970s England. When Zahra, a Pakistani Muslim, introduces her intended marriage partner, fellow Mental Health Nursing colleague, Luke, to her family there ensues a dramatic clash of cultures, family tragedy and a desperate struggle against all the odds to reunite across continents and convention in a tale of love, loss and faith.
Beware the Falling Avocados
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Beware the Falling Avocados, Catharine returns with her family to Lusaka, Zambia ready to contend with cockroaches, prepared to cope with fuel and water shortages and keen to tour the country with The Bishop and The Professor… She makes plans to settle down, but an unexpected turn of events throws them all into confusion.
Block Party
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A summer memory of family, community, and fun. Jewell Parker Rhodes’s favorite childhood memory—a neighborhood block party.
Idiots I Have Known
Price: Free! Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
They say that dead people don't feel pain; it's those around them that suffer. The same holds true for idiots. In the course of my life I have had many close encounters of the idiotic kind. This short work details a few of them.