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Memos from Midlife: 24 Parables of Adult Adjustment
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“... It’s the most entertaining book I’ve read this year.” — Steve Chapman, Columnist and Editorial Writer, The Chicago Tribune There are no pretentious arguments about policy or social science in these pages, rather humorous essays — because it is a report from what Frank Zimring calls "my second career, and everybody else’s second career, the hard work of becoming an adult in the modern world."
Paranormal Persistence ~ Caveat ~ True Experiences
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Twenty-seven true stories about one man’s paranormal and spiritual encounters that began for him when he was very young and continue to this day. You may want to turn on the lights before you begin reading.
Science & Politics
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Brian Iddon discovered a passion for chemistry as an eleven-year-old schoolboy. He went on to study it at university, obtaining a BSc, PhD and DSc, and taught and researched his subject at the highest level before making his name in the wider world. In retirement, in addition to voluntary work, Dr Iddon has finally found time to write his memoirs
A Normal Life
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Parental love was in short supply when Aura Angel was growing up. Her father would beat her at the slightest excuse, and when he left home her mother took over, using brooms and kitchen implements to make sure the blows hurt.Now, in her forties, she is at peace with herself.
Short Stories from a Boat Kid "The Photograph" and 13 other Summer Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
Ronnie’s a regular Florida boat kid; the problem is that things always get edgy quickly and unexpectedly. What hidden meaning is there in an old worn-out photo he finds? Whether surrounded by sharks, recovering lost silver, or battling the perils on the lake, life is scarier and funnier than ever. Be on the family boat in the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and the hydroplane racing scene, ages 10+
Ecstasy of the Deep
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,320. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Editing Can Kill An Idiot: A Short Memoir
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This humorous memoir details Michael Kroft's five days leading up to the heart of the story, his then first-time ten-day stay in a hospital. With the actual situations almost too surreal to be called non-fiction, the memoir’s many anecdotes are presented with such a Devil-may-care attitude that it can only be told by a man so humbled by his years that he is forthcoming regarding his ignorance.
Lost My Jock
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Price: Free! Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Do you like reading underdog sports stories? Do you enjoy stirring tales about unheralded athletes who overcame insurmountable odds to accomplish greatness? Do you need something to read while sitting on the toilet? This is the story of how I lost my jock. It isn’t a very inspiring underdog story. After all, it’s a story about a jockstrap. But it’s great for reading on the toilet!
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life
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Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Torn: The Story of an Undeserving Wallaby Drowning in a Septic Tank.
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The funniest, most heartfelt book ever written, one that every one will love to read. At some time in my life I was young, carefree and reckless with my whole life ahead of me. Then one day I woke up and realized that everything had changed. All the things that I loved dearly about my life have been torn from me and I was challenged with putting the pieces back together one laugh at a time.
Cabbages and Kings
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A prerequisite to the development of any and every child is a secure, loving relationship with both their mother and father, but not every child is so blessed. Cabbages and Kings documents my experiences after the untimely death of my father, which profoundly affected the course of my life, and follows the consequences of a fatherless household during my formative years. Set against a background o
A Life In Bits
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A Life in Bits is the moving story of one man's battle with bipolar disorder, a condition whose devastating consequences are still not fully appreciated by the world at large. This inspirational book will be of great interest to anyone who is afflicted by bipolar disorder, or knows one of the many people who are.
Detours and Reminiscences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Originally titled "Detours through the Twilight Zone," this collection of never-before-published short stories pays homage to the classic television series. Interspersed with the stories are the author's recollections of the circumstances surrounding and/or inspiring each tale. The final story, "Castles in the Air," was the basis for Mitchell's novel The Reality Matrix Effect.
Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by FitCat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes contains the true-life stories of 12 rescue cats, each one told through the feline’s own perspective. Funny, tragic, earthy and inspiring, this artfully-compiled anthology was edited by Janiss Garza, renowned author and columnist for CatChannel online.
Fire Girl
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true and harrowing story about one of the first female wildland firefighters for California Department of Forestry.
Life Is an Adventure...If You Choose to Make It So
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life is an adventure...if you choose to make it so. These are the words Ken Horsfall has chosen to live his life by. From the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the UN offices of Cambodia, Ken has lived a life of extraordinary adventure. In this book, he shares stories which will give you the inspiration you need to also venture along the road less travelled.
Kids From Over The Water
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A touching and fascinating window on the way ordinary people lived more than a century ago. This book tells of the lives of working-class Londoners in the early years of the century, the ups and downs of existing on the breadline leap into life from its pages, helped by the authors wit and humour.
Send Me A Parcel With A Hundred Lovely Things
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In her memoir Carry Gorney considers how her own life was shaped by her refugee antecedents’ experience of displacement and reinvention - ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times in the twentieth century.
The Captain in Me (combo)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In Love With a Sailor and The Captain in Me is a full collection of narrative-based poetry and stories that happened over a two year period from March 2013 - June 2014. In the book, Maeby shares about her dream of a very determined love, the characters in her life, an endless love for jazz music and all things vintage, life’s philosophies, Pirate adventures, life on the Sea and so much more.