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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.
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
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.
Mảnh Trời Xanh Trên Thung Lũng
Price: Free! Words: 283,750. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TIÊU DAO BẢO CỰ MẢNH TRỜI XANH TRÊN THUNG LŨNG Hồi Ký – Tự Truyện Copyrighted @2013 Tiêu Dao Bảo Cự Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-3017-2853-4
Will the Real God Please Stand Up; My First Eighty Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,440. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
This is a memoir that reads like a novel. It is the story of one woman’s path out of organized religion into a spiritual identity of her own, written in the cultural context of 20th century mid-America and into the 21st century. The narrator describes the factors and events that led to a change in consciousness for her.