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Red Lipstick and How It Saved My Life My journal from the year I was crazy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
One woman's story of her journey to sanity with a little help from the cosmetics aisle.
The Way It Was
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Way it Was gives a vivid account of growing up “Poor-White” in South Africa during the first half of the Twentieth Century. Scandals in the family, camping trips in the company of happy-go-lucky relatives, learning about sex, blind dates, family quarrels and an unconventional wedding make this an extraordinary and poignant coming-of-age story.
What I Think
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of the poet's life. How he felt about everything and how he was so different from other people.
Bride Price
Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
But I Did Everything Right
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This collection of personal essays on prematurity reveals one mother's experience coping with the extremely premature birth of her first son, Mikan, who weighed a mere 1 lb. 12 oz.
The Crush
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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This short-short romance story was originally written and posted on my blog in early September 2011.
The Scribe -- Winter 2013
Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Literature » Literary
St. Louis Writers Guild presents The Scribe: Literary publication for writers, by writers
Becoming Warrior Woman: My Journey Through Three Cancers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
A mastectomy for breast cancer shatters a social worker's complacency. Diagnoses for cervical and stomach cancer follow. Will she accept or fight her "certain" death as predicted by medical experts? A somber, frank and humorous account of the author's cancer journey while living in California, Russia and Texas, this memoir also gives critical advice to all the relevant players in the cancer drama.
Boney & I Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,820. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Eating Disorders
“Boney & I: Anorexia, Ustrasana and the Lost Apple Core,” is a true story of a young woman’s successful battle to overcome anorexia. Lou and ‘Boney’—the voice inside Lou that makes her starve herself—embark on a journey together that takes them across the world in search of an elusive ‘paradise’. But the real journey is within.