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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
(5.00)
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.
After They've Seen Paree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,700. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
Part memoir, part travelog, this is an entertaining look at life on the road, exploring the nooks and crannies of Europe in a VW van. With their low budget approach to independent travel, this Kentucky couple turned a severe case of wanderlust into a life full of adventure. AFTER THEY’VE SEEN PAREE just might give you the courage, incentive, and know-how to make your travel dreams come true.
Suddenly Lost In Words, Volume 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
An eclectic, edgy, entertaining collection of short stories for young adults, this debut volume contains eight tales from England, Ireland, Canada (India), and the United States. Cover art is from the Ukraine. Multi-genred and multi-cultural, it showcases the growing-pains and growing-joys of young adulthood.