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Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
BEGINS THE NIGHT MUSIC: Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. —Samantha Mozart
Attack of the Flying Squirrel People!
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
An award winning, comedic essay on the insane sport of wingsuit flying. It explores the history of the sport, the direction it's moving in, and the questionable sanity of its participants.
I'm Not The Man I Used To Be
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Essay » Author profile
The true life story of a transgender person who, after five decades of secrecy, accepts the spirit trapped inside and sets it free.
Quirk In Progress
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Essay » Sociology
Snap, Crackle, Pop Culture! Have a Euro sandwich with a side of Americana! A collection of humorous articles and cheaply personal musings that cover the full spectrum from an app that translates Keith Richards into English to proof that Ringo broke up the Beatles. Disney buys the Holy Land! Chicago changes its name to Boston! Twitter success in 10 easy tweets and other essential insights.
Jury Doody
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Essay » Legal
This short essay packs in the laughs, revealing the real LA law in a light-hearted look at the Los Angeles criminal justice system. Join clock-watching jurors as they quarrel with the facts and each other during a bizarre domestic violence case involving cocaine, cell phone abuse, and chopsticks jammed in the door lock. Will twelve strangers render a just verdict, or a merely a fast one?
The Fourth Northern Climate Zone: Preparing for the Next Age of Man
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This fascinating book covers everything from climate change to birth control to “generation me.” In concise, yet substantive essays, the author connects the dots between science and social behavior, providing unique insight into the quintessential matters of our time in a way that is captivating and thought provoking for laymen and scientific minds alike.
The Rhinoceros Is Eating S'ghetti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
When it comes to parenting and life in general Jack McDaniel is just like everyone else: He’s just making up stuff as he goes along. A lot of it he learned from his daughter. She has taught him as much as he’s taught her over the years. Along the way they’ve met some pretty incredible people: football star Joe Namath, Tony Award-Winning actor Tommy Tune, and the guy who designed the space suit.
What Did You Do With That Bug Repellent?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"If David Sedaris operated an African Safari tour, the result would be something like this." -Dr. Volmer Enghausen, zoologist and stand-up comic.
The Shelf on the Elf: Holiday Leftovers
Price: Free! Words: 9,970. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014 by 8th Circle Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
THE SHELF ON THE ELF collects five off-beat, humorous holiday essays and short stories by New York Times bestseller Andrew Shaffer, one of which ("Hunting Season") was written exclusively for the collection. This book has it all: Santa Claus, holiday pickles, a knife-wielding man.
Petite Confessions - A Humorous Memoirette
Price: Free! Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From champagne bottles to baby bottles, this memoirette offers a humorous look at an American mom's decade in Paris. Party Girl Vicki moved to Paris hoping to drink her fill of wine and fall in love. She accomplished her goal, but encountered many bumps along the way: romantic encounters gone awry, absurd French bureaucracy threatening her sanity, and two adorable but impossibly energetic kids.