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Iceberg Tea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Iceberg Tea, a collection of 50 personal stories about life in the Canadian North will touch your heart and make you laugh. Reading them is like sitting down with an old friend over a cup of tea.
Sliding on the Snow Stone
Price: $4.15 USD. Words: 98,810. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Stefan grows up in the grip of a raging famine (Ukraine, 1932-33).To free themselves from the daily terrors of Soviet rule, Stefan and his friends fight imaginary battles in nearby woods to defend their land. The games they play are their only escape. ‘Sliding on the Snow Stone’ is the true story of Stefan's extraordinary journey across a landscape of hunger, fear and devastating loss.
Bayou Christmas Memory
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Remembrance of a magical Christmas in the Bayou country of southwestern Louisiana.
Shuffled Off: A Ghost's Memoir, Book 1
Series: A Ghost’s Memoir, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Death comes for us all, but when JJ Lynch dies, it's one hell of a wakeup call. With a gallows sense of humor, JJ fights his way through the five stages of grief on a journey you will never forget. "The wry humor and raw emotional truth of JJ's journey will have readers rooting for him from death to eternity." Kirkus Reviews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age four, Emma was sexually abused by neighborhood boys—abuse that continued for four years. With no one to tell, not even her parents, her life was filled with pain, shame and misery. She handled her emotional anguish the only way she knew how: by making plenty of mistakes, giving in to anger, suffering mental illness and anxiety attacks, and living a life devoid of joy or self-love.
Past-Forward: A Three-Decade and Three-Thousand-Mile Journey Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,020. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
"Past-Forward" is the non-fiction account of the thirty-year search for the author's Irish ancestral roots. The book, written in the form of a letter to the author's grandmother Kate, tells both the story of the thirty-year search itself along with the discovered tale of Kate’s Irish ancestors,and their flight to America during the Great Famine and life as new Americans in the 19th century.
Anais Nin: The Last Days, a memoir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by Sky Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Anais Nin: The Last Days is a memoir of famed author Anais Nin's last two years of life penned by friend and confidante Barbara Kraft. Nin's stubborn refusal to relinquish her life and the grace with which she died are beautifully and powerfully described in a prose that is sometimes raw, sometimes eloquent, and always poignant. Nin's true character and spirit are unveiled for all to see.
Upacqua, the Bearer of Logs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This is a memoir that combines fantasy with fact. The winter of 1994 was particularly cold in lower southeast Michigan. I maintained a small firewood business at the time and this is an account of the rigors of gathering firewood during that winter. At the same time, I was losing a friend to the dreaded power of cancer and as the tale unfolds, I found that I was saying goodbye to my friend.
Lost in a Sea of Mothers: Am I a Mother Yet?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Pregnancy and childbirth
Lost in a Sea of Mothers is a book about one woman’s struggle with infertility, a diagnosis of stage IV endometriosis and exploring the world of motherhood by becoming a foster mother to teens. You will experience her journey of disappointments and frustrations as she searches for happiness.
Children of Dreams, An Adoption Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Communist blockades, life-threatening illness, betrayal, and deceit all play a part in this one-of-a-kind adoption memoir.