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Death by a Thousand Cuts- A Retail Misadventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"What else can possibly go wrong?" These are the words you'll share as you read this wonderful tale of the author's life as the owner of an upscale decor shop in Billings, MT. A humorous chronology of her days observing the calamitous happenings that occur while she partakes in her dream of store ownership, this will make you run from doing the same. Great photos only add to the enjoyment!
In the Shadow of an Artist: The Heidelberg Project
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by DLW Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Karen Guyton has stepped out from the shadow of her former husband to tell her story. “In the Shadow of an Artist: The Heidelberg Project” is Guyton’s account of how she and then husband, Tyree, started a neighborhood art development. Guyton tells of the mental and physical contributions she made to the Detroit project which has become internationally known.
Lost in Mangroves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.
Every Flower Grows through Mud
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lies. Loss. Poverty. Homelessness. Incarceration. Fear. Defeat. Depression. Hopelessness. Abandonment. Trials that test human resolve! Faith. Rebirth. Strength. Growth. This is a soul-stirring testimony of how courage and wisdom are acquired after the struggle. "Every Flower Grows through Mud" is about braving life's storms and blossoming in the presence of the weeds that come to steal our joy.
Background Guy
Price: Free! Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
LIVE YOUR LIFE IN THE FOREGROUND!!! Soon after high school, writer J. Richard Singleton works as a film/television extra and paid audience member. In this humorous essay, he recounts how he realized that there really are small roles in Hollywood--along the way encountering strange characters and some odd interactions with celebrities.
The Horse That Haunts Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: American English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The Horse That Haunts Dreams is a real life story of a girl and her first horse. The tale follows the life of the horse through his twenty-three years of life. Included in the book are shorter stories about other horses as well as the often hilarious antics of one smart pony mule.
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,760. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
After living in Croatia for seven years, author Barbara Unković returned to her New Zealand birthplace for an extended family holiday. With the holiday over, and eager to be back in her adopted homeland, Barbara's joy upon her return to Croatia is marred by the rude welcome she receives.
The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Marriage to an airline pilot seemed a dream come true. She ignored the red flags, abuse, continually hearing “You’re so lucky to be married to him!” Never empathic, putting them in serious debt, he promised to fix things. Instead he divorced her. When she uncovered his prostitution habit, he left her, taking their child. The horror finally ended when she realized he was a socialized psychopath.
The 1960's - Changing Times
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Set against the global back drop of the 'Cold War' and mankind's race to put men on the Moon, Australia's 'Baby Boomer' generation during the 1960's decade enjoyed a more carefree, idyllic lifestyle than their parents' generation. American culture began to pervade Australian society bringing many changes with it. This was the decade I made my journey through adolescence into manhood.
Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture: Memoir of a Brit in São Paulo
Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Within this book, some incredibly highbrow questions are explored about Brazil. Does it really resemble a giant, dangerous game of Grand Theft Auto? What’s it like to live in a football-mad country? Are ALL Brazilian women beautiful? What is it like to teach here? And perhaps the most important question of all is addressed within these pages: why, oh why, do Brazilians wear so little on the beach?