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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: $1.99 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
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?
The Great Lottery Pay-off
Price: Free! Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When a Buddhist monk becomes a millionaire after winning the Thai government lottery, life is never the same again for a seven times divorced British pensioner. Gerry Skoyles doesn't benefit financially, but has to negotiate immense obstacles subsequently created by an abbot in saffron robes. Unscheduled, often weird events provide an opportunity to explore exotic locations off beaten tracks.
A Flower Shines Thru
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You may be asking, Who is this man Ronald Wilde and what is he writing. I'm considered a man well rounded in both waist and experience. I'm obviously also middle aged and walk on a tilt. I guess my one leg gives the tilted part away. Some unkind souls question the Middle Aged part of that statement. In truth, I'm rapidly pushing old which means I've accumulated a treasure trove full of what some t
Help Me! I'm Slipping: One Couple's Love Story Coping With Alzheimer's Disease
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,110. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Theirs had been a love story, a story of friendship, courtship and marriage, beginning when she was seventeen and he was a dashing Navy officer. It was a fairytale that never ceased-even Alzheimer's couldn't come between them. Phyllis Brown relives this one-of-a-kind love she shared with her husband, Bert, in HELP ME! I'm Slipping.
All the Safe Places: An Australian Child's War
Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: Australian English. Published: May 11, 2014 by StarBytes Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Award-winning author Ann MacDonald shares funny, touching stories about growing up during the second World War. Ann is evacuated to a country town far from the safe places of her early childhood, and matures from a carefree nine-year-old into a tougher and wiser teenager.