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Helen: A Psychic Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a memoir of Helen Gilman, a long time resident of Boulder, Colorado. She was more than 90 years old when she died. She was deaf for most of her life and worked as a psychic reading the tea leaves of thousands of residents during the many years of her practice. This book contains many remarkable stories telling of Helen's uncanny ability to see things invisible to others.
The Orange Trees of Baghdad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this “powerful and important book” (Vancouver Sun), Leilah Nadir uncovers her lost roots, in the Iraq her father left behind decades ago. In the brutal aftermath of the invasion, a surprise reunion brings east and west together. Orange Trees won the George Ryga Award; Naomi Klein called it “Lovingly woven together … reminds us that Iraq is not just a war; it is a country.”
America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1976 John Walters left the United States in search of adventure and literary inspiration. He lived for many years in India, Bangladesh, Italy, and Greece. Finally, faced with the economic catastrophe in Greece and the lack of opportunities for his sons, he returned to the land of his birth. Without home, without job, without resources, he confronted his own country as if for the first time.
Memoir of an Entrepreneur 'Chasing Ambition'
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I am a dreamer, one who believes in reaching for the stars, every creative opportunity I have. Memoir of an Entrepreneur 'Chasing Ambition' depicts a first hand accounting of a life in the fast lane serial entrepreneur. The life of challenging the odds to chase down one's dreams.
Deeply Superficial
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In this dazzling memoir that also serves as a dual biography of stage and film legends Noël Coward and Marlene Dietrich, film and music executive Michael Menzies chronicles in hilarious detail his life-long obsession with the theater in general and these two international superstars in particular.
Turkey, the Raw Guide
Series: The Best of Perking the Pansies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to pitch your tent in a foreign field, particularly a Muslim one? Guidebooks and travelogues only go so far. To get a real feel, you need to ask someone who’s been there, done that and bought all the fake designer t-shirts.
The Halo of the Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Carl Aron. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Halo of the Jungle is the true story of the Aron family's forced emigration from Nazi Germany to Ecuador in 1939, and the 10 years they lived on their farm homestead in the eastern rainforest.
The Gift: Sharing Your Life Lessons with the People You Love Most
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A book with 24 exercises to guide users through gathering meaningful material (based on personal reflection and recollections), to write, polish and self-publish an autobiographical manuscript. The Gift Companion Workbook provides ample space for recording answers to questions, or for lengthier sharing and storytelling. Visit The Gift Legacy website for more details.
Me Being Anonymous: A Book of Cursed Poem and Verse
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Scribbling poems in notebooks has always been how Tracy Renee Jones has expressed her innermost feelings. Those notebooks remained hidden and were later destroyed but the love of words remained. After a series of life changing events, TRJ returned to writing to process her feelings. Those feelings opened a door back into the realm of self expression and lyrical verse found in this book.
Ocracoke Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
Georgia decides to take her boyfriend Bone on a sojourn to Ocracoke Island, North Carolina for a respite from the electric ladyland of sultry city life selling PCP, LSD, morphine and marijuana to radical bikers, stick-up men, prostitutes, gangsters and groupies that make up the social calendar of his day-to-day business. Bone is now burned out, dangerously losing touch with reality.