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No Definite Plans: Eleven Stories of Laughter, Love, Travel (Townsend 11, Vol 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Townsend 11 collective of award-winning writers keeps the momentum going with eleven more stories of laughter, love, travel, and imagination. Their third volume, No Definite Plans, muses about routine events spun into chaos, draws wisdom from experience, and delves into novella-style fiction. If you like the adventures in Travelers’ Tales and other anthologies, you'll love No Definite Plans.
Escape to an Orphanage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 1940s a family is embroiled in scandal and a boy’s life turned upside down when his Orthodox Jewish mother leaves his father for her lesbian lover and becomes a Pentecostal Christian. Cruelly abused at the hands of his mother's sadistic lover, he is returned to a father who no longer wants him. Rejected by both his parents, he finds acceptance and dignity in an orphanage.
Runaway Mind: My Race with Bipolar, New Edition with Maggie's Tips for Coping with Bipolar
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Runaway Mind, My Race with Bipolar, chronicles author, Maggie Reese's journey with bipolar disorder. In her memoir, Maggie reveals her battle with the illness, which came to light during her teen years as an Olympic hopeful competitive runner and almost claimed her life. She shares her harrowing struggle with being bipolar through her own words and her friends and family.
Single & Happy: The Party of Ones
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Single & Happy is a manifesto and online dating memoir meant to inspire those who are happily single to celebrate themselves before they try to jump into a relationship. After trying to follow The Rules and live like a character from Sex and the City, J. Victoria Sanders decided she would stop subjecting herself to World of Warcraft addicts and learn what it really meant to be content alone.
Live the List
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In January 2010, I was a single mother living in an apartment with my teenage daughter and tweenage son. We didn't have a lot of money, but what we lacked financially we more than made up for with enthusiasm. We wanted to live a better life, in what little time we had. We created lists of what we wanted to accomplish as a family. We spent a year living the lists and changing our life.
Available Light: Recollections and Reflections of a Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Essay » Literature
This collection of memoir scenes and vignettes richly explores beautiful and haunting engagements with family and mortality.
Analekta
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Analekta simply means “selected things”. This anthology presents selections of written works that showcase the talented wordsmiths of Oregon’s Clackamas, Marion, Multnomah, and Washington counties. Discover those who chose to work within the techniques and conventions of both genre writing and poetry, and to serve as a portal to the countless worlds that words afford.
Memoirs for Love and Profit
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by CPublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Yes, Barbra Streisand sang it best, didn't she? Maybe those words bring a tear to your eye as they do mine. Perhaps those tears are tinged with just a hint of regret that those memories will be lost when you are gone. We all have them. Memories. We all have stories to tell. Most often they come to mind triggered by a song, a touch or a photograph. But, too many of them are lost to time.
Everything I Needed to Know About Parenting I Learned in Prison
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
When Leslie got a job as a prison guard, her friends called her a female Barney Fife. But it turned out to be unique on-the-job training for motherhood. This non-fiction short will take you inside the prison and share tips on how to avoid riots in your own home. Leslie is the mother of five children (three teenagers, heaven help her!). Her youngest is seven so parole is a long way off.
Tarantulas Fudge and Altered Reality
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
a collection of raw, funny and loving reflections on life. the author takes us through her experience of boarding school, surviving music teachers, travels abroad, being a tarot card reader, mental health therapist and a hitch-hiking encounter with the mafia, to name a few. I guarantee that karen's honesty and tenderhearted insights will leave you laughing, crying and wantin