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A Long Swim Upstream
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,590. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
National radio host Mike Feder's stories span across geography and demographic to speak to a broader audience. His stories, spanning a time period of several pivotal years in the 1980s, reveal the wit and depth of Feder as a writer and as a human being.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
Table for One, Sir?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
In this deeply poignant and personal memoir, John Flint recounts the experience of his wife, Patricia’s diagnosis with cancer, her death, and his efforts to readjust to life afterwards. In a book that is touching, warm, and wise, John looks at some of the realities of each stage; and, in doing so, he provides an insight into the real emotions and experiences of a carer and widower.
Behind a Pink Badge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
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Behind A Pink Badge: A harrowing tale of a veteran police officer held captive by her enraged boyfriend, who ended the nine-hour ordeal in his suicide. In her compelling story, she shares her life and days leading up to that fateful night, even when painful to recount, and allows readers inside her world as it was turned upside down and her extensive police experience severely tested.
Reflections
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 145,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Story of three young brothers' epic journey to a new country.
Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Thousands of young adults pass through South Korea each year, teaching English in private schools that together make up one of the country's largest industries. Korea, long isolated by culture and geography, with a complex language and set of social mores, can be a difficult place to call home.
A Just Cause
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
When a seemingly ordinary and underestimated family man discovers evidence of potentially massive mismanagement and fraud on the part of the US defense contractor he works for, his desire to help the company, his need to protect his newly healing family, and newfound sobriety wind up in a 17-year corporate assault on everything he holds dear for knowing too much and refusing to deny the truth.
Hope Is Within Reach: Overcoming the Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Price: $0.99 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.