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The Emily Updates (Vol. 1)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived by Thomas PM Barnett
Price: Free! Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, 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.
Soup By Volume by Lisa Southard
Price: Free! Words: 53,200. Language: British English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Quirky attitude, luminous words: warm, soulful, worth a few pence. Conveniently packaged collection of the best prose from the Wishbone Soup Cures Everything blog. Feel like you're hungry for something but don't know what? This could be the cure. Observation and imagination transform the world into a place of sustainable happiness.
A Day in A Life by Janet Andrews
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Janet Andrews has enjoyed a happy and fulfilled life, as packed with adventure and drama, love and laughter as she could have wished. But it has not been a carefree one. As a young woman she developed an acute form of multiple sclerosis, which has progressed until Janet, now in her sixties, is largely paralysed with the exception of partial movement in one arm and hand.
Story of a Broken Handmaiden by Ernestine Triplett
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 by Graham Wilson
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) by Lavar Davis
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.
One Last Word: Finding My Dad Again by Chris Dikes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,540. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
What do you do when there is no opportunity for one last conversation? How do you handle the swell of grief while handling the tasks of planning a funeral and going through a person's things? In One Last Word, Chris takes the reader along his journey as he deals with his grief. One Last Word is an inspirational testament to an imperfect relationship between a father and a son.
Sailing Through Life by Barb Radu Sprenger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
The unshakeable bond between human spirits. A memoir. Con warned me on our third date that he planned to sail in his retirement; I fell hard for him anyway. In the blink of an eye we're tossing off the lines in Finland, and sailing into wild seas, testing my courage. Life and death revisit my world and fate plays the final card.
FARFAR'S WAR (Grandfather's War) by Bjarne Christensen
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.
Lifelong Looper ~ The Story of a Caddie Legend by Cindy O'Krepki
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Steeped in history and lore and mixed with humor and insight, Lifelong Looper showcases one of the most fascinating, amusing and time-honored tradition of golf — the caddie. This story of the longest-running club caddie known in history explores the many-faceted nature of golf, brings to life legendary characters and observations for deeper than its title suggests.
Paranoia by Plamen Chetelyazov
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.
Tamales for Sale: The Untold Story of an Immigrant Family by Niccole Martinez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The short biography of the struggles a real, undocumented family faced in the United States and the unlikely road they travelled to success.
On the Road to West Egg: The Volatile Relationship of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald by LifeCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Glamour, alcohol, reckless and carefree behavior--all themes of a great F. Scott Fitzgerald novel? Yes. But, in the case of Fitzgerald, fiction imitates life. Fitzgerald's marriage to Zelda was volatile from the start--it was plagued by alcohol abuse, debt, and mental illness. "The Great Gatsby" may be Fitzgerald's most read story, but his most fascinating story was his relationship to Zelda Fit
The Philosophical Pilot "Three Fathers, Three Wives, Nine Lives by Vern A. Westfall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Join Vern Westfall on a thrilling adventure from his childhood days in small adobe house in a remote corner of an Arizona Desert to his adult years in the skies above Vietnam as an F-4 pilot. Traverse the globe with this multi-talented man as he teaches high school, instructs pilots, mentors gifted children, survives in jungles, and communes with Buddhist monks in the mountains of China.
What has President Obama done while in office? by Dr. Christopher Handy, Ph.D.
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
“What has President Obama done while in office?” is a list of accomplishments of a man who cares more about his country and the people than most past Presidents. President Barack Obama is one who works so Americans can have good jobs, food, clean drinking water, health care, shelter and are safe from terrorists.
The Day The Preacher Was Silenced by H. Meredith Hinds
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Twelve years ago, this preacher was diagnosed with cancer of the throat. The chief surgeon said he could not remove much of the tumor because the cancer cells were so aggressive, that they had already spread to the main artery to the brain and the spinal cord. He was offered radiation treatment as his only hope, but refused. He said he will believe His God for a miracle instead. Read what happen.
The Homeless Itinerary; A day in the life of a homeless family by Gina Rowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Homeless Itinerary; A day in the life of a homeless family, is just that, a single day, narrated by Gina Rowell. It is an account of Gina and her four children being homeless and has to call the family van home. The events of this particular day stand out because everything that can possibly go wrong does. Gina doesn't want to forget days like this one so she writes it down.