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Leap: An African Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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Sarah sets off to test her mettle with three months of solo travel in Africa, but her plan is derailed when she meets Heath, a traveler on a motorcycle. She hops on the back to explore Africa in a new way, and together the friends battle malaria, snakes, and homicidal bus drivers. But the true adventure begins when Sarah leaves the comfort of Heath's friendship to venture out on her own.
Ireland: Memories of our Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A collection of fifty memory stories dedicated to our mothers and fathers. The memories shine a spotlight on special moments that we have shared with our parents, or help us heal when we are suffering from their loss. Some stories will make us laugh, others will make us cry, but they will unite us once again as sons, daughters and friends who grew up during a time of innocence and hope.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
Letters From A Bipolar Mother
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In "Letters From A Bipolar Mother", Alyssa Reyans tells the story she's never been able to tell her children: of how she lost them in a battle with her own mental illness. she shares with them - and the world - what the mind of a woman suffering bipolar depression looks like, how the darkness she battled on a daily basis almost won, and how, years later, she found the courage to claw her way out o
November-Rose: Eine Rede über den Tod
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: German. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Essay » Literature
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
November Rose: A Speech on Death
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Essay » Literature
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
The Vocation of Poetry (Winner of the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Award for Creative Non-Fiction).
Series: Subway Line, no. 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature
Winner of the 2011 Independent Publisher Book Award for Creative Non-Fiction. In a sequence of rivetingly personal essays, Europe's premier contemporary poet and essayist, Durs Grünbein, reflects on his own evolution as an artist and on the meaning and importance of poetry for life in general.
Runaway Mind: My Race with Bipolar, New Edition with Maggie's Tips for Coping with Bipolar
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Runaway Mind, My Race with Bipolar, chronicles author, Maggie Reese's journey with bipolar disorder. In her memoir, Maggie reveals her battle with the illness, which came to light during her teen years as an Olympic hopeful competitive runner and almost claimed her life. She shares her harrowing struggle with being bipolar through her own words and her friends and family.
Tapestry Of Love: A Brother, A Sister, And An Odyssey Through Cancer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,590. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Healing is a state of burdenlessness. Tapestry Of Love is a memoir of a journey through cancer by a brother and sister. Michael, dealt with cancer twice in his life and died young, at the age of 34. This is a first person narrative,in both of our voices, describing our experiences in coping with the illness, with life and death, with grief and healing.
After the Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Memoir of Greece
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Greece has always been regarded as the birthplace of western civilization and a Mediterranean paradise. In The Iliad and The Odyssey Homer uses the magical epithet rosy-fingered dawn to describe the sunrise over a land of myth, fascination, and mystery. But when preconceptions and illusions are swept aside, what is Greece really like?