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Early Memories - Poems of Childhood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
The poet of Richard III and Lost World now recounts his early memories with a linking narrative and many original photographs. Read of a magical trip to Cowdray Park; of life in an east Manchester manse; a schoolboy’s view of Jim Laker’s cricket Test; of his great uncle lost in no man’s land; and of other family members who died too young.
Through the Dragon's Gate
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean O'Hara is now a prominent psychiatrist in London, but she grew up in a humble tenement flat in Hong Kong in the 1960s. Jean developed a fascination for medicine and moved to the UK to attend medical school. This book is her account of a childhood steeped in the culture of China, and first steps in a career in medicine.
The Witness
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Witness When you die you return, a mute, invisible presence who watches all your days repeat. All your sorrows, all your joys. You watch your entire life replay as a mute observer. A witness.
Grumbles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Claudio returns to the house of his uncle Terrance to decide what memorabilia to take on his move to the asteroid belt, he stumbles upon “Grumbles,” an acerbic, sardonic robot companion from his adolescence. Space is limited on the shuttle out to the belt, so Claudio and Grumbles argue heatedly about which objects are worth taking, and which items present a distorted recording of the past.
The Glory of Unicorns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature
Short essay on a child's imagination and their love of unicorns.
Love & Hate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Love and Hate. This poetry eBook is a mix of both of those emotions, delving into reality and imagination to create a collection of poems in my usual style.
Resonant Desire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Resonant Desire is a narrative of a young boy’s first encounter with electricity which did more than light up his Nigerian classroom—it shone a spotlight on his path to higher education and a career in science and technology through the love and guidance of his teachers. A captivating, inspirational memoir with an African flavor. Resonant Desire proves childhood dreams can come true.
"A Trip at Granny's"--a short story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The recollections of a young boy in the late 1960s of his hip grandma who liked to throw parties in her big old house in an urban residential neighborhood. When she hosts his uncle’s college graduation party, the boy inadvertently finds out the fruit punch is spiked. Then the adventure really begins. Going to Grandma’s house was never quite like this.
Michael's Song
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Many of us dream of being doctors, lawyers, pediatricians, or even the president of the United States. We have heroes that we look up to, and role models whose actions become our blueprint as we journey into adulthood. At no time do we dream of being abused, beat into silence, or screamed at for making mistakes that should be learning experiences.
THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,630. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A nostalgic look into life over half a century ago in North West England.