Books tagged: anecdotes

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Burned Balls and Other Good Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00)
Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
Diamond Moments
Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00)
Diamond Moments is a book of hope and comfort, a perfect bedside book. With short anecdotes and drawings, Leone Harris shares special moments from her life - of natural beauty and divine inspiration. For many years Leone and Evan had an 'open house'where hitchhikers and seekers found love and acceptance. Now she looks back, with humour, joy, and love for people and nature.
The Coolest People in the Arts: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A Sample: Margot Fonteyn once was surprised to find out that a man she had thought was half-Oriental was actually 100% Panamanian. It turned out that as a boy he had lived in Japan. His face was injured in an earthquake, and the Japanese doctors performing plastic surgery on him had given him an Oriental appearance.
Flashes
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
A miscellany of short stories, flash fiction, anecdotes, poetry and quotations.
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Sample: Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq paid no attention to the superstition that it is bad luck to whistle in a dressing room, but she once shared a dressing room with a ballerina who did. Because the only way to get rid of the bad luck is to go outside the dressing room and twirl three times, Ms. Le Clercq says that “for one whole season I spent more time twirling off stage than on.”
Through My Looking Glass: A View from the Beach
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of 68 humorous personal experience stories, gleaned from Jan's 11-time Washington Newspaper Association award-winning column.
I Hate My In-laws
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How can it be that the love of your life can come accompanied with such criticizing and audacious family members? The subject of belligerent in-laws is a common and yet sensitive issue and one that will resonate with millions of people around the world.I am certain that this book will strike a chord with just about anybody who is married and will identify with the hapless wife,who tries to please.
Just Joshin': A Year in the Life of a Not-so-ordinary 4th Grade Kid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of 63 humorous elementary classroom anecdotes, following Josh through his fourth grade year. Written by his teacher.
Scenes From A Hundred Morning Drives
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Edward Hotspur thinks of things on the way to work. But really, he's thinking about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as work, rain, deadlines, fairy tales, evolution and sunsets so that they work together - often within the same essay. He makes you laugh, he makes you wonder, but most of all, he makes you think.
Memories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
(4.00)
Ten Anecdotes of the author's life experiences - taken mainly from the early years. The reader will find plenty of nostalgia in this one. (A compendium of three books = "There's one born every minute", "Give it to Dad!" and "Home is where the Heart is.")