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Rhythm and Rhyme by Dave Brummet & Lillian Brummet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dave and Lillian Brummet share their individual poetry writing styles that express their passions for nature, love, animals, music and real life experiences including the loss of family members.
Dates to Remember or Wish You Could Forget “Getting it O So Right” by Gabrielle Anna
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,890. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Gabrielle Anna treks a world that most women—and even men—would never dare to tread: An open-eyed and open-minded approach to dating. Through much trial and error, Gabrielle finds her own path through the treacherous journey of finding love and understanding. Join her in her quest as she searches for truth and love in most of the wrong—and some of the right—places.
Notes From My Life by Steve Kenny
Series: Economics 101, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With this Smashwords release, Steve Kenny takes the reader into the heart of memories and experiences that stretch from 1969 [notes from my life] through to the present [November]. A sometimes sweet and sometimes poignant work, sprinkled with some small didactic observations of the current America, 'notes from my life' gently blends tone and mood timelessly. A must read.
Stumbling Toward the Buddha: Stories about Tripping over My Principles on the Road to Transformation by Dawn Downey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,410. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
How does one embrace spirituality, when life is messy? In Stumbling Toward the Buddha, Dawn Downey comes to a startling revelation: a difficult childhood was more than that. There was abuse. As she confronts her past, years of depression and splintered relationships finally make sense. Downey tells the tale of a seeker who confronts the daily messiness and finds friendship, compassion, and joy.
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay? by Linda Hammontree
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay is an insightful, humorous look into the world of two zany housewives who started a cleaning business to fight boredom and bill collectors. The book chronicles some of the people and situations they encountered over the years they worked together.
Living in the Dark by Roger Russell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of short stories and some poems written in Africa; some are real and some fictional. Most of them are based on events that happened far below the surface of the earth in a world that is in fact stranger than fiction. They are of random events and thoughts with no particular theme.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps by Lucas Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.
Cleopatra: Evil Temptress of the Nile by James Creamwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In by Dualta Roughneen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and tribulations of North Korea from 2004 to 2007 as an aid agency worker - keeping notes of his observations and thoughts. In this beautifully written and amusing book, he reveals what life is really like in the 'Hermit Kingdom'.
My Journey - Memoir of a Kung Fu Master by Austin Goh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Join Sifu Austin Goh as he illustrates the historical events of the birth of Wing Chun in London. The journey from student to master and bouncer to bodyguard; using his Wing Chun skills to protect himself and others. Challenges in his London Wing Chun school as well as memories of training with his Master; meeting other famous masters and Bruce Lee.
And The Puppy Dog Chased Its Tail: The Ever Decreasing Circles Of English Education by NIK
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nick Evans has been a teacher for twenty years. In that time he has seen teachers constantly denigrated by government and journalists, subject to a perpetual and obsessive demand for change and torture from initiative overload.
Tarantulas Fudge and Altered Reality by Karen Banfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
a collection of raw, funny and loving reflections on life. the author takes us through her experience of boarding school, surviving music teachers, travels abroad, being a tarot card reader, mental health therapist and a hitch-hiking encounter with the mafia, to name a few. I guarantee that karen's honesty and tenderhearted insights will leave you laughing, crying and wantin
Then and Now - Parts 1 and 2 combined by Bonnie Baker
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
“Then and Now” touched the hearts of thousands who testified, “It happened to me, too.” “Then and Now – Part 2” continues Bonnie’s gut wrenching accounts of sexual abuse, physical abuse, substance abuse, exploitation and molestation. Bonnie’s story does not end there. NOW, Bonnie is healed, delivered, empowered and preaching the gospel.
Memoirs of a Young, Black Male Construction Worker: Articles about the Black Male Experience by Mitchell Jones
You set the price! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a series of articles, some historical and some modern, that illustrate the everyday struggles of young black males in America.
The Miracle Baby Boy by La-Verne Simukai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayer
You have a wish and you wait for it to come true. Things don't turn out exactly as you wished. These parents wish for a baby boy and it turns out in a different way. Prayer works and changes things. The baby is alive.
Home for the Friendless: Finding Hope, Love, and Family by Betty Auchard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The eldest of three in an unconventional family making their way through The Great Depression, Betty narrates this humorous and poignant recollection. Although poor in possessions, Betty's family leads a life so rich in turmoil that it rivals today's sitcoms.
Little Australian Pony Girl by Ingrid M Smith
Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off!) Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.50 from 2 reviews)
'The ponies on our farm all get new rugs and shoes long before the people get any new clothes!' so said eight year old Emily to her mother. She was quite right, of course. This is the true story about an Australian childhood, where animals and hard work always come first. From sheep to saddles; rodeos to racing; brumbies to bridles: this is Emily's Australia.
The Extra Mile by Thomas Albert, Jr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Poignant and often hilarious, The Extra Mile tells the inspirational stories of a select group of camp counselors at one of the largest Boy Scout reservations in the nation, where every summer, hundreds of eager, young scouts come for a week, often for their first time away from home.
Dancing in my Nightgown by Betty Auchard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement(5.00 from 1 review)
Married when she was barely 19, Betty Auchard went straight from her parent's home to her husband's bed. She raised four children, returned to college, taught art in public school, and became a grandmother, published artist, a retiree and then a widow.