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A Marvelous Paranoia (A Memoir)
By Terry Simons
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A narrative of growing up in rural Oregon.
Grand Theft Auto
By Marshall J. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Your family's treasured blue Chevy Cavalier has been stolen. You're to blame, but you have no idea how. What do you do? Escape!
The Last Stand
By Jason Pensill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A 22 year olds tale of drugs, deceit, and gambling; I take you through my life's adventures. Growing up with a drug trafficking father and a bi-polar, split personality mother, my life was in shambles. This was my struggle out, my way to a better future; unfortunately this was no smooth task. Escaping death in drug and arms deals, surviving off of stolen food because I couldn't afford to eat...
Divalia's Imago, Flutter to Higher Ground and Success
By Carol'Ann Tappaz
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(4.00 from 1 review)
Divalia is the living proof that miracles exist. Her journey is at times a bewildering and shocking adventure but also full of fun and laughter. She is like a rolling stone tumbling through all the highs and lows of simply living. We can all relate to and find lessons to be used in our personal life struggles.A true inspiration for those seeking spiritual strength, courage and determination.
It's Not a Tuba
By Marshall J. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
1) Life was relentlessly embarrassing as a kid 2) I played a number of instruments but never got to play tuba 3) I only pretended to care about things most of the time 4) Innocent but not innocent 5) Being a band teacher must be terrible
Der Traumvater
By Peter Reich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: German. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diese Memoiren zeichnen ein lebhaftes Bild des Psychiaters Wilhelm Reich, der in den 1950ern wegen seines Orgonenergiekonzepts mit den US-Behörden im Clinch lag. Sein Sohn erzählt die persönliche Geschichte der letzten Jahre der Karriere Reichs, die mit Freud begann und im Gefängnis endete. 1973 erschienen, inspirierte dieses Buch Lieder von Patti Smith(Birdland); Kate Bush(Cloudbusting).
An Accidental Advocate: A mother's journey with her exceptional son
By Kathryn Burke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A health care consultant turned education advocate, Kathryn Burke is the parent of a son with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. An Accidental Advocate chronicles her journey to identify her son's challenges and obtain supports necessary to address his needs. Also described are the steep learning curve and emotions that accompany being her son's advocate.
Ducks Can't Get Rabies
By Marshall J. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
1) I had a pet duck 2) He wasn't particularly well socialized 3) He was accused of spreading rabies
Choose A Lane
By Ken Reid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ken Reid was injured in a car accident in 1990 due to a drunk driver. The twist to his story is the drunk driver was his designated driver. Ken takes you through the accident, rehabilitation and shows the will power to succeed after such a traumatic accident.
The Making of 'I Saw Them Ride Away'
By Mike Blackstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Castle Knob Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Poking into the dusty corners of the Internet can reveal a lot about characters long gone, and even open up the occasional mystery. Harry Gant's life was even more interesting than his memoir led us to believe.
Spinning a Tail
By Marshall J. Pierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
1) squirrels are bad 2) guns are good 3) hoarding is bad 4) cleanliness is important 5) life is just funny as hell 6) you should respect thine enemies 7) my family was ridiculous
Illumination - How One Woman Made Light of the Darkness
By Sophia van Buren
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,260. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On Sophia van Buren’s 14th wedding anniversary, the police come knocking on her front door. The news they bring about her husband triggers a revelation that instantly causes her suburban life to collapse. It destroys one world, but creates another. *Illumination* is not a bitter lament - it is a story of rebirth and true love that begins where Sophia’s previous world ends.
Snapshots...Growing up Behind the Iron Curtain
By Eva Kende
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
While this is Eva's personal story, it reflects the minutiae of everyday life in post war Hungary until the 1956 Revolution when thousands felt compelled to flee to the west to seek a freer life in democratic countries such as Canada. Eva kept her stories free of political bias so you, the reader, may draw your own conclusions.
Departures
By Stephen Leslie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The is a moving book of poetry by an upstate New York hospice Chaplain. The poems about true experiences from working with terminally ill patients. Most of the poems are written in an Ancient Japanese style called a Haibun. A Haibun is a combination of a brief narrative plus a Haiku. As you might expect many of the stories are moving but surprisingly there is also humor. Enjoy
The Find
By Verica Peacock
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the true story of a World War two Croatian child, given away at four to an aunt and uncle and imprisoned with her relatives at thirteen. Her father managed to secure her freedom, only to be imprisoned himself and shot three weeks later. The others perished in Auschwitz. She spent the rest of the war hungry, in a convent orphanage, not knowing what lay ahead...
Hip Hop Tried 2 Kill Me
By Fleetwood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
The pursuit of hip hop stardom is a road many travel in the urban community. Taking their life in poverty, drugs, the attraction of crime, & setting it to music for the world to listen to. Only to discover that the music business is more cut throat than the corners in the hood they are trying so hard to escape. Ride along with Fleetwood as he deals with the ups & downs, ins & outs of the rap game.
A Story Almost Told
By Rick Karlsruher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
1 star(4.91 from 33 reviews)
Everyone's life is a story. Mine became more of one than I ever imagined possible. All I wanted to do was get my movie made. How did I know this dream would take me across three continents? How could I know I'd become part of an IRS sting? I never expected a baby-faced conman would destroy my life nor did I expect to see aparthied in South Africa or be arrested in New Orleans and much more.
I Saw Them Die: Diary and Recollections of Shirley Millard
By Shirley Millard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An unprepared nurse from the U.S. volunteering in World War I France shares her diary and reflections of the horrific, poignant events of 1918. And in the process reveals more about the fascinating people and times, and especially herself, than she apparently realized writing it. Presented to modern readers--expanded and introduced with a new Foreword--by Prof. Elizabeth Townsend Gard of Tulane.
A Brief Moment in Time
By William Wayne Dicksion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A child grows up during the Great Depression of the nineteen thirties in Dust Bowl Oklahoma, and becomes a man just when Pearl Harbor in Hawaii is bombed. Trials, both good and bad, are told and the unusual adventures of the child stir the heart of anyone who shares them.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
By Toby Woodbridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.