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Love Notes from Tunis: Part Five
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Sail with Jim - The Dream
Price: Free! Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A ten year old introduced to sailing by a friend makes himself a promise to someday buy his own yacht. This is the 50 year journey to fulfill that promise.
Memoir from the Flash
Price: Free! Words: 126,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the author’s early years of growing up in a dysfunctional family with a spoiled, underachieving father and an insecure mother who lost both parents to suicides at different times and suffered from an intense fear of thunderstorms. Yet through it all he managed to rise above it all to turn out fairly normal.
Defunct Money
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Zimbabwe is the country, and 2008 is the year on which this short memoir mainly focuses. It offers various glimpses into the perils of everyday life at the time. In it, the author shares personal experiences of the hyperinflationary era and the country's economic downfall. The memoir puts emphasis on the 'defunct' nature of money in the country at the time.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 5): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, 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.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 4): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, 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.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 3): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, 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.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 2)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, 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.
Story of a Broken Handmaiden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
A true story of struggle, hope, and faith, told by the woman who lived it.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Green Apples (Sold Separately)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Life is what you make it to be, but if it was easy it would't be life. We all should wear 3-D glasses because the natures around us has the answers right in our face. Everyone wants love, but a great relationship is about two main things. First, find out the similarities. Second, respect the differences. Think small create small, think big create big. Astrology plays large roles in our lives.
FARFAR'S WAR (Grandfather's War)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
A memoir of a young Danish boy's life during the WWII Nazi ocuupation of Denmark. It tells of a series of teen-age pranks the author and his friends played on the Gestapo and the German soldiers. It is, at the same time, hillarious and sad and depict both triumphs and tragedies of war, cruelty, and courage.
Paranoia
Price: Free! Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
The novel reveals my primitive complexes, inmost emotions and cracked dreams. It is a tale about an escape from the elemental impulses and social clichés through a journey. The emotional path meanders between the unbearable hypocrisy of the stony-hearted society, a self-destructive self-denial and an awe of the natural insanity.
If You Fly... Don't Crash!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
“There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots, but there are no old bold pilots.” — W.W. Windstaff The author piloted Air Force heavy jets for over two decades, in peacetime and wartime. IF YOU FLY… DON’T CRASH! (Confessions of a White-knuckle Pilot) highlights some of the good, the bad, and the simply silly aspects of aviation experienced during his thousands of hours airborne.
Grandfather (A Memoir)
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written as a memorial to the author's grandfather, this short memoir starts by telling a brief history of his grandfather's life, and then goes on to recount the events and circumstances surrounding his death and funeral. The author concludes by reflecting on what happened and stating the lessons he learnt from the loss.
Average Joe: An Autobiography of a Working Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many years ago we gave my parents a computer. When they asked, “What will we do with it?” we suggested that they write their life stories. This is Dad’s life story, in his own words.
A Life in Perspective
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Jewish adolescent of 16 years escaping from Nazi Germany, landing in South America poor and unknowing the local language. Enjoying an happy family life until disrupted by cancer of family members and his own. Looking back on his long life, though full of tragic and hilarious experiences, he judges: “Yes, it was worthwhile!”, last but not least due to his regular practice of Meditation.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(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.
Closed On Tuesdays
Series: Travel Memoirs. Price: Free! Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living the dream! For many Australians that dream is travelling around this great land of ours. How much better if we can take the comforts of home with us? That's just what my wife and I did. We bought a caravan to take with us on our journeys. Some people thought we were mad; others would have loved to be bold enough to do the same thing. Come along, strap yourself in and join us.
Going Bare!
Price: Free! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(2.00 from 1 review)
I have always wanted to try naturism and in August 2012 I got my wish as my terrified wife and excited kids joined me as we went to a naturist resort in southern France for a few days. This book offers a light-hearted look at our first family holiday in five years, when I persuaded them to go bare in public for the first time.