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Mourning Has Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Dear Instant Family
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dear Instant Family is this widowed dad’s true story of what happened when 400 women responded to his personal ad in New York magazine seeking a wife and a mother for his young children. The memoir ranges from hysterically funny to desperately poignant as the author searches for happiness for himself and his kids. It includes some of the actual letters he received.
A Pat on his Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Like a lot of people I had a dream. To live in the sun and take life one small step at a time. Kick back, sit back, lie back, be an ex-pat on my back and watch the world go by. With our two trusty dogs, Harvey and Holly, the 'H' Team, my wife and I wanted to move from wet and cold Britain to Cyprus, land of the sun and a place where living would be easier... or so we thought.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
From the Septic tank to St. Peters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
An amusing glimpse into the hazardous and imaginative world of a child obsessed with all things dangerous. Exhausted guardian angels worked overtime to keep this restless soul from picking the locks on heaven's pearly gates, or perhaps blowing them up. Share the bizarre chain of events that were created and surprisingly survived by the author during his journey from early childhood to adolescence.
Blackbird Singing in the Dead of Night: What to do When God Won't Answer (Updated Edition with Study Guide)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
Pastor Greg Hunt had devoted nearly thirty years to congregational ministry, helping people experience God and find their way in life. Then came his own crisis of faith and calling. Alarmed, he tries an experiment that changes his life. A beautiful memoir, as well as a special section that is a study guide and workbook for those wishing to teach and or work through their own life points of stress.
Got to Live
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Everyone struggles through the loss of a loved one. For Jay Danek, it was the unexpected loss of his father at the age of 58. To honor his dad, he set out to run 923 straight days. His journey took him from life as a 275 pound non-runner, suffering through depression, anxiety, weight gain, and anger, to 100-mile ultra-marathons through the mountains.
A Life Exposed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Beverly Schlechter is one of those people for whom “only in your dreams” often becomes a reality! This book takes “memoirs” way out of the box.
Remnants of a Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
"Remnants of a Dream" is an eclectic mix of short stories based during the period of the agriculture expansion in the early 1900s, created from their remaining remnants.
Adventures in Filmmaking
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Peter Rowe has made over 200 films and filmed movie stars, exploding nature, wild animals, features, documentaries, television series, politics and pop culture all over the world. He has now told the best, funniest and most entertaining stories of his long career in his book "Adventures in Filmmaking". “A must-read for anyone fascinated by the entertainment industry."-Jeff Willner, Traveledge