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Mystical Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A Memoir of the bond between a brother and sister, he being honored with awards in Italy, she in the final days of her life in the US. The compassionate journal of an artist/writer who, despite professional advances abroad, is haunted by a sibling who encouraged his work over long years,is now on her death bed. "Bring back wonderful stories," she'd told him. This is how she shared the journey.
Yeshua - Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus
Series: Historical Fiction, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » General
(4.95)
Satia, the son of a wealthy caravan owner meets the 12-year-old Yeshua (Jesus) as the latter flees in rebellion from his Essene teachers. The two become fast friends and stay that way for the 18 years not covered in the Bible — the years between the finding of Jesus in the Temple and the beginning of his short ministry. "One of the most enjoyable reads I have had…" (H. Walford, Vancouver)
One of Eleven, a true story about finding your way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,000. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One of Eleven is a raw, honest, and hilarious memoir about growing up as one of eleven children in a poor, Catholic family in the middle of nowhere Kansas. Written by the ninth, very different, and "probably adopted" child, it is an entertaining and poignant coming of age story that vividly captures Jerry Forristal's inspirational search for identity and purpose.
Serendipity: Impromptu Recollections
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This little book is a lively, autobiographical account by Jim Lacey, cheerful skeptic, college teacher, novelist, sailor, lousy golfer, sojourner abroad, resident of Brooklyn, NY, and romantic Willimantic, CT. Experience kids' street games, ice-cream parlors and pubs, nun-run grammar school, college pranks, life with street people, misadventures in the military, an idyllic romance, and much more!
The Tale of Thisbe - An Extraordinary Cat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00)
The Tale of Thisbe chronicles 8 years in the life of a spunky, little cat named Thisbe. She experiences many adventures, some hardships, unusual friendships with a variety of animals and a unique learning experience with a resident ghost. Received an HONORABLE MENTION in the London Book Festival and the New England Book Festival in 2011.
Chasing the Runner's High
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
In "Chasing the Runner's High", Ray Charbonneau tells the story how he pushed his addiction to running up to, and then past, his limits. It's a memoir that shares what he learned, what he should have learned, and what he still has to learn from running. Marshall Ulrich, 4 time winner of the Badwater Ultramarathon calls Chasing the Runner's High "a hard look at the mind of a runner".
Nine Months in Uruguay: Past, Present, Progress
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
While my husband and I lived in Uruguay, I wrote. Not only did I maintain our blog, “Because the World is Round...,” but I found myself composing poetry, to my own surprise. It was a contemplative time, and as I tried to identify what it was about Uruguayan culture that I found so beguiling, as I dealt with loss, as the birds, the ocean, the sun and the moon spoke to me, a philosophy became.
My Brother's Unknowable World
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my brother, Leonard, who was born blind and profoundly "retarded" and is now 59 years old. I began writing this memoir in 1987 to reveal grim truths about people who had no choices. By the time there were laws to protect my brother’s human rights, he had already been a victim of immeasurable neglect in two institutions. Eventually, Leonard prevailed, and this is my tribute.
Confessions Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.75)
Ramona Swann's 30-year career spanned assignments at the Departments of Defense, Transportation, Agriculture and Energy in a navigation up the civil service career ladder that plays out like a dark comedy. Ramona's world was one of excessive waste, tangled rules, indecipherable regulations and, of course, ever present politics. Confessions offers a view inside government.
The Grief Manifesto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
A memoir by Melanie Clare Peut. Both cutting and gentle, this ultimately uplifting account about surviving grief after the loss of a child is set against the background of a fertile, rural Australian landscape. 'The Grief Manifesto' is a deliberate celebration of love and of beauty and of the struggle we all sometimes face in life.