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Left Bank Right Bank
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,830. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A kaleidoscopic journal of 20 years in Paris, from 1988 to 2008. During that time the Berlin Wall fell, the European Union was created, and 9/11 ushered in a new age of growing xenophobia. This is not dreamy, romantic Paris, but everyday Paris, revealed through its immigrants, artists and artisans. Written with a light and humorous touch, it's a new look at an American in Paris.
Merlin and Arvin: A Shamanic Dream Odyssey: Volume 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,870. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Human civilisation's first dream memoirs. AIDS memoir set in theatre world of late-20th century New York City and Toronto. Spiritual odyssey which spans past lives through dreams of lovers embarked on their soul's evolution. Reincarnation, past-life dreams and Michael Teachings overleaves add depth and insights to the abiding love of two star-crossed lovers.
Sleeping With The Rabbits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Susanne Defoe suffered violence and bullying at school on a daily basis throughout her childhood, finding comfort only with her pet rabbits. Desperate to escape from her controlling father and ignorant mother, she found herself pregnant at fifteen. This is the story of how Susanne struggled to escape from a life of abuse, cruelty and ignorance.
From Pain to Parenthood: A Journey Through Miscarriage to Adoption
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Follow one woman's incredible and heartfelt journey from the pain of miscarriages to the joy of becoming a parent through adoption. Filled with honest, raw emotions and helpful coping tips, "From Pain to Parenthood" promises to touch your life with a real story that shows the power of the human spirit and the beauty of a mother's love.
Keeping My Ghosts Alive
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017 by Limerick Writers Centre. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Keeping My Ghosts Alive is a heartwarming and multi-faceted chronicle of a woman who, up to her untimely death, lived life with exceptional energy and intensity. Having been misdiagnosed with cancer in 2007, she was given one year to live. This is her story written in her words, which were discovered after her death by her husband, who completed her memoir. An enduring monument to Laura Bond.
A Stone in the Road: Two Years in Southern Tanzania
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A single-lane, dirt road, 18 miles long, leads to a secondary school in the deep bush of Southern Tanzania. Jim French and his wife Marlyn, CUSO volunteers, journeyed to the end of this road in 1967 for two years of teaching and unexpected adventure. The only Canadians ever at St. Joseph's College, Chidya...
Dancing with Elephants: Mindfulness Training For Those Living With Dementia, Chronic Illness or an Aging Brain (How to Die Smiling Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Want to enjoy the life you are living, even as you face major life challenges? When author Jarem Sawatsky was diagnosed with a terminal disease, he devoted his life to living well with major challenges. If you like touching stories, mindful wisdom, and a touch of irreverent humor, then you’ll love Jarem Sawatsky’s life-changing book.
My Mother's Houses
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
This is about houses, those that I've lived in, but it's also about schools, friends, sisters, my mother, my childhood. I've changed the names of streets, places and people.
That's Amore! Life With An Italian Father, Mother, and Uncles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A whimsical, winsome look at the ties that bind from Abruzzi, Italy to Ellis Island, two World Wars, the Depression, the turbulent 1960s and beyond. This candid, snug memoir features a unique blend of humor and pathos flavored with warmth, kindness and a generous dose of familial love. Penned long ago, the manuscript remained unpublished until the author's niece found it in an old filing cabinet.
A Potato in a Rice Field: A Year Living in Rural Thailand
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 143,080. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2015 my wife Fanfan and I moved to live in the small rural village of ‘Broken Road’ in Thailand’s rural northeast region, known for its seemingly endless landscapes of rice fields after rice fields. A 'Potato in a Rice Field’ then chronicles my integration into the close-knit family circle, the local temple, and the wider village community through images and snippets of daily life.