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The Long Farewell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
It's amazing how one telephone call can change your life, but discovering your best pal and life long companion has fallen ill with the dreaded big C, does. Immediately you realise they are on a one way journey and so begins The Long Farewell. 8 years in total. This short story looks at how Morris our character, while watching his father take this path copes with the realisation of loosing him.
Striving to Live a Life of Purpose: My Journey from Teenage Mom to Ph.D. Graduate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Striving to Live a Life of Purpose" is Dr. Wyatt's personal story of faith, grace, persistence and her unshaken determination to succeed in spite of the many obstacles and challenges that she has faced in life. In the midst of her story, Dr. Wyatt weaves in her knowledge of God's word as a means to help her reader on her personal journey towards unveiling purpose in her own life.
Not a Blueprint: It's the Shoe Prints That Matter A Journey Through Toxic
Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The story in its raw image projects a remarkable voice to the heroic fight and bravery gained when striking back to wipe out the toxicity of deadly relationships. Through its reading, you will discover the importance that life brings many challenges, and that each challenge provides lessons to be learned.
Kingdom of Heaven: A Story of Survival, Redemption, and Salvation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story of survival, redemption, and salvation. In this brutally honest narrative, Joseph Turner doesn’t flinch from the details of his personal failings, the downward spiral of his life, and his return to happiness and fulfillment through the grace of God.
Trippin' Through the Oil Patch--A Boy Remembers His Dad
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Each chapter of Trippin' through the Oil Patch is a story all by itself. But each story links with the next, as the book reveals the life of transient laborers in the Rocky Mountain oil fields during the 1940s and 50s. With each story, the narrator, Raymond, moves closer to the end of his oil field days, when, at the age of twelve, his dad is killed in an oil rig explosion.
Love You To The Woods And Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,460. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I blinked. In that moment my senses ceased to work the way they were intended. My vision took a turn through a tunnel and my hearing became muffled as if I was immersed under water. I reached for my husband's hand and held on for dear life. For over five years, I have had a front row seat to my husband's journey with cancer.
Hugs and Hisses: My Mission of Love as a Shelter Volunteer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Award-winning author, animal communicator, and Reiki practitioner Sharon E. Cathcart shares tales from her humane education work in this new memoir. Sharing stories of both happiness and heartbreak, Cathcart brings us into the challenging world of animal rescue. All proceeds from the book will benefit Humane Society Silicon Valley.
Shattered China Dream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Mismatched Tales (The Mixed Genre Box Set)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 196,810. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the box set of early titles written by author Markie Madden. This collection includes best-selling book Keeping a Backyard Horse, along with My Butterfly Cancer, Once Upon a Western Way, and Fang and Claw (Undead Unit Series 1).