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The Killing of an Author
By Richard Crasta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
What did Saul Bellow's agent, Sonny Mehta, and Tim O'Brien have in common? Why was John Updike upset by an honest compliment? What did Tim O'Brien read to his girl friend? What was the racket run by Norman Mailer's superagent? Find out in this true story of literature and publishing, one that has been praised for its integrity, sense of humor, and courage. "Funny, sad, eye-opening."-Review
Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely
By Alex Clermont
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Imagine leaving behind everything familiar to live in a foreign country where you don't speak the language and don't know a soul. Imagine you wrote a book about your time there... Scribed with a flair for humor, emotion, character and depth "Eating Kimchi and Nodding Politely" is a collection of snapshots that cover the two years that Alex Clermont lived in South Korea, learning and eating.
The Veranda
By Susan LaDue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Veranda is a beautifully crafted view of a complicated life from the vantage point of middle age. A woman has hunkered down in a modest retreat that's perched on a hillside in the Central American jungle. Fortified by her unshakable belief that all complexity can be understood if one thinks and writes enough about it, she spends every day on her veranda striving to gain perspective on the hodg
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
By Denis Ledoux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
By JoAnn Flanery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.
To What Green Altar: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Volume II
By Samantha Mozart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Emma, my mother, was a sweet, beautiful woman, an accomplished watercolorist and pianist, who loved entertaining, travel and raising her toy poodles, until one day she laid down her half-finished sketch, slipped into dementia and I fell backwards into becoming her sole caregiver. "Begins the Night Music: A Dementia Caregiver's Journal, Vol. I" & "To What Green Altar ... Vol. II" tell our story.
Mother, A Memoir
By Harvey Havel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
"Mother" follows the turbulent relationship between the author’s mentally ill Pakistani mother and the author himself who carries the same mental illness. From living together in the slums of New York City’s Lower East Side in the 1980s through the author’s education in Connecticut and the several hospitalizations he has to confront, Mother is a powerful and unforgettable read that tries t
Getting Out There and Other Essays on Writing
By John Walters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Inspiration and insight for writers. Includes: "Getting Out There", "Staying Put", "Step By Step", "Endings", "On Exercise", "Reality Check", "The New Hack Writers", and "The Lepers of Literature".
Behind the Wall of Grace
By Stephanie Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
Behind the Wall of Grace is a testimony of spiritual recovery. A story of transformation, offering my spiritual journey as a guidebook for overcoming fear, changing perceptions, and creating a life you love to live for. I traded self-doubt, a struggle with rejection, self-esteem, and addictive behaviors for a reconnection with a personal, loving and forgiving Savior.