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Hope Is Within Reach: Overcoming the Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
You’re sitting in the doctor’s office waiting for your child’s diagnosis. The doctor utters the words you have feared: autism spectrum disorder. The only words you can say are, “What can I do now?” Hope Is Within Reach: Overcoming the Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder is a story of instinct, determination, perseverance and ultimately never giving up.
Forgery of the Month Club a memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The rich and the poor create their own laws. The middle class is confined by laws.".....Anita Alexander In this memoir, Alexander takes us on an unapologetic coming of age journey through loss, poverty, racism, crime, homophobia, fatherhood and survival in mid-20th century Chicago. Through it all we marvel, cringe, laugh, cry and ultimately cheer for him and his unconventional mother, Anita.
Lives Shattered: Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Family law
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An incredible tale of survival, this shocking story shows how one woman overcame soul-crushing pain and loss at the hands of an inept legal system while refusing to leave hope behind. Lives Shattered: Second Edition includes growing up in Iowa during the 50's and 60's. Celine's independent spirit provides the backdrop for the humorous and dreadful stories that have been her life.
Juilliard to Jail
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Leah Joki was a Juilliard-trained actress looking for fame and fortune in Hollywood, but her path took a one hundred and eighty degree turn when she fell in love with teaching theater in prisons.
The Albuquerque Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sharon Lippincott's memoir of her idyllically happy preschool years in a semi-rural Albuquerque neighborhood in the years immediately after WWII. Includes author notes at end.
Pushing Over the Apple Cart, Book One: Joy
Price: Free! Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Pushing Over the Apple Cart, a true trilogy, is the story of a sensational college sex scandal, well-covered by media at the time, and the court case that resulted in an historic, and unexpected, victory. Five females, one male, one courtroom, one college, one secret. All true. Pushing Over the Apple Cart, Book Two: The Endeavor, is published on Kobo, with Book Three to be published in October.
Kosher Sutra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,840. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Courses & dishes / general, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A memoir of a life well spent and a nostalgic romp through the innocence of the 1950s, the confusion of the 1960s, and the growing, but always interesting, stability of the decades since. Flavored with good recipes, an unflagging sense of humor and an eye for the absurd, Kosher Sutra is a whimsical look back at an enchanting world.
Sex & Surrender: An Addict's Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,670. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sex & Surrender graphically recounts the addictive cycle which lasted nearly 12 years and almost ended the life of A.D. Burks. Therapy and spiritual counseling provided a temporary respite and helped him devise a four-step process to manage his addiction. Yet his true breakthrough didn’t come until the root of his pain was uncovered.
Showing Heart: The True Story of How One Boy Defied the Odds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Showing Heart is the heart-rending story of how one family comes together to live life fully in the face of adversity. Torn by grief and disappointment, Henry and Leighann struggle to come to grips with their son’s fatal diagnosis. With his tiny heart beating precariously outside of his body, they strive to fight for his life while balancing the needs and emotions of their two young daughters.
Conversation With A Barn Cat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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This short collection of essays will bring a smile of recognition to those who love the people, the land, and the culture of the Ozarks. The author evokes the rhythms of a nearly forgotten life style. The overall tone is gentle good humor blended with love for the time and place. Illustrations by Betty Singer evoke sweetness and empathy.