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Dear Jack: Tracking the journey from only child to big brother
By Scott T. Holland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A series of letters from a father to his three-year-old son, written during his wife's pregnancy with Baby Two. The focus is how the new baby will change the family dynamic, but the letters also touch on the issues of raising a three-year-old, placing him in a difficult day care situation and facing the death of a great-grandparent.
The Tapestry of Grace - Crafted by the Divine Weaver
By Lorraine Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A memoir, Lorraine Miller writes of her incredible spiritual journey, both heartbreaking and inspiring. She weaves a multi-colored tapestry of her quest to true self with startling revelations and quantum-consciousness experiences. Annotated with astrological insights which give validation to her life events, this book is timely and can help others learn how to navigate these confusing times.
Paris, Moi, and the Gang: A Memoir...of Sorts
By Frances Gendlin
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Fiction
In this entertaining fictional memoir, readers are drawn into the daily adventures of an expat in Paris—a writer working on a new travel guide, while she and her "gang" of friends are living the life so many Americans can only dream of. Fran’s intimate relationship with Paris—both past and present—sings on every page, reminding us why this city stands alone in the world's imagination.
Nowhere Near Manhood
By Michael Mecherikoff
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 36,760. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
In his "laugh-out-loud" debut, author Michael Mecherikoff captures the timeless episodes of American boyhood—from bringing home a stray dog to discovering pornography, toilet-papering houses to underage drinking. With charm, wit, nostalgia, and humor, this book takes readers on an endearing and hilarious trip back in time to relive the joy, the pain, the danger and the laughter of childhood.
Fat Boy Thin Man
By Michael Prager
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,430. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
From early childhood, the author was fat until he was obese, and stayed that way into his 30s. Then, haltingly and churlishly, he undertook the practices and treatments designed for alcoholics, until his life got better and stayed that way. He now has been in a normal-size body for 20 years, and shares the methods he believes will work for many others who give them a try.
Before The Road Came
By Florida Town
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Sixty years ago, Britannia was the home of the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Several thousand people lived in its two main communities: The Townsite and The Beach. It was a scant 50 miles from Vancouver, but was accessible only boat. Before The Road Came is a story about life in that isolated mining camp, during WW2.
Turning Sixty - Prematurely
By Patrick Triplett
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This is true a story of turning 60 and reflecting back on my life - beginning the day I turned 6. The book tells of my memories growing up, the people I met and places I lived along the way - and an event that would change my life forever.
Reptiles on Caffeine
By Brooke Musterman
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Explorations into the reptilian brain as observed in a coffee shop. Personal drama and caffeine seem to go hand in hand. Join author Brooke Musterman as she deftly compares the human psyche to that of reptiles. In this delightful book, she humorously reminds us that we are all fundamentally reptilian and that coffee connoisseurs are nothing more than Reptiles on Caffeine,
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief
By Chris Dolley
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Category: Nonfiction
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
Balkanized at Sunrise
By Joe Tripician
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,600. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
After the bloody Balkan wars of the '90s, the Croatian government hired a penniless science-fiction author to write the official biography of its President. Instead of propaganda, the biography became a darkly comic and sadly tragic tale of deception, danger, death and desire, where guilt abounds, but responsibility remains elusive. "Balkanized at Sunrise": a true and fascinating memoir.