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The Unpaved Road
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a short autobiographical account of my transition from male to female.
I Am A Submariner
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
The Gorge
Price: Free! Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the true story of a Venturing Crew's harrowing journey through Hellsgate Wilderness and down Tonto Gorge. Follow a well-meaning youth leader as he and his boys set off on a backpacking trip that quickly pushes them to their limits and ultimately forges a bond for life.
The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(3.00 from 1 review)
This short story is based on the true story of a young woman named Ann Saunders who boarded a ship in the 1800’s with her fiance. She was headed to the New World and a new life until her ship foundered in stormy seas. What happens next dramatically changes her destiny... "This is a good way to spend an afternoon, it was sad, and although the ending was bittersweet it ended well."
Who Wants A Cookie?
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Sustainable living
(3.00 from 1 review)
Life on a small mountainside homestead holds risks and rewards long forgotten by city-folk. This is a small but true story of disaster averted.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
Three Hours Past Midnight
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
What passes through a gate guards mind to occupy the time on a night shift? WARNING! Contains swearing!
Remembering "Star Search"
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
A story about the process of auditioning and performing on the national TV show Star Search with Ed McMahon.
I Am A Southerner
Series: Growing Up Southern ยท The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
Where That Came From is Anybody's Guess
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
Young Herbie carried a club and knew how to sway opinions. At twelve years old, he was the leader of a gang of homeless street rascals. He told us that among the grocery cart pushers The Candle Lighter Shelter was considered 'the lesserof all evils'.
FATHER OF THE AMERICAN PARATROOPER
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
(3.00 from 1 review)
General William C. Lee is the father of the American paratrooper. He is without equal in the annals of WW II history. Almost totally unknown to the general public, it surely is appropriate on the 65th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France to give him some due. General Lee was felled by a massive heart attack and was not able to lead his beloved 101st Airborne into battle.
The Old Man in the Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Aging
(5.00 from 6 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.
Square Peg in a Round Hole
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In 1956, at eight-years of age, I left a small town in Ohio for the capital of Great Britain. My mother was taking me and my two brothers back to her hometown—the city of London. What I didn't know was that my mother had no intention of ever returning to America...
Withdrawal
Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Hell of withdrawal...the Hell I am living...
Creed's Car
Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ride along with Creed, Uncle Henry, and Bob in a 1929 Ford during a short-lived hunting adventure.
After Suicide
Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
After Suicide is Charlotte's personal account of her father's suicide, including before and after the event. This books main purpose is to be a support aid for people in a similar situation, or people wanting to understand more about the effect suicide has, it is not however meant to be a replacement for your doctor's recommendations. This book is help from someone that understands.
Sail Away
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
This true story is sister to 'Square Peg in a Round Hole.' Travelling to London, England in 1956 was an eye-opening experience for a little girl from Lima, Ohio. This true short story relates her perspective over a five day period while travelling on the RMS Queen Elizabeth with her mother and two younger brothers. The tale finishes with an ending you might not expect!
Navy Daze
Price: Free! Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
An autobiography of a teenagers trials and tribulations, on his journey to maturity in the 1950’s. Filled with fears and laughter as he negotiates his conversion to Navy life from the protection of his parents. This is must reading for anyone who has served in the Navy, or any branch of service for that matter.
Bottled
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
It was message-in-a-bottle day at the Charlotte headquarters. Sidonie Fery's is chronicled in detail. More of the usual Psecret Psociety madness. A transcripted 1200-word short story.
Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
If you want to learn about one of history’s most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination—secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world—then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It’s no coincide