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Nothing Could Have Prepared Me For This
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Nothing Could Have Prepared Me For This chronicles a lifetime of challenge, struggle, and searching deep inside oneself for the strength and courage to continue in the face of adversity. Laugh out loud as you are provided with an inside look at happy childhood memories and love.
Tender Darkness: A Mary MacLane Sampler
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 84,770. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
The classic anthology that introduced an unforgettable voice to a new generation.
I, Mary MacLane: A Diary of Human Days - Annotated Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,690. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
Called first many times - first blogger, first New Woman, first female proto-Surrealist, first screen writer/star to break the fourth wall and directly address her audience (1917’s astonishing "Men Who Have Made Love to Me"), in her final book she is the first media icon to destroy the celebrity distance and expose her inmost doubts, her hopes, conflicted sexual history - her many inner worlds.
Hearts and Scars: 10 Human Stories of Addiction
Price: Free! Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
We lose more than 350 people every day in the United States to addiction. This collection of stories shows how the deadly disease is a conflicted struggle, not simply of broken people, but one that encompasses the human condition that affects us all.
My Small Part in WWII or How I Discovered St. Tropez Before Brigitte Bardot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 and represented by KD Rouse. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A moving and witty account by a US Navy sailor aboard a hospital ship, My Small Part in WWII is an unprecedentedly close look at the human realities behind the scenes of conflict. An absorbing read and an insider's glimpse into war, relationships, and the jazz of the 40's.
As I Sit Here Listening
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by Justice Gray. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Middle-age woman, who likes to entertain had recently lost her spouse and thought that her life was worthless and she was useless. She had been putting mementos and photos in a scrapbox and album and reminiscing, when she had the idea to throw a party asking each guest to bring something old and nostalgic—a hankie, piece of jewelry, small tool, souvenir, button, playbill, or other small item.
A Mishmash of Life
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 85,420. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This new book continues with the life of a sixteen-year-old boy entering into the Royal Navy in the late 1950’s. With humour and touches of sadness, it portrays the reality of life. It will give the reader an insight into the life aboard some of Her Majesty’s ships and establishments – experiences that took place during the years of the cold war
Prescription for Disaster: The Pre Op
Price: Free! Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Whoever said being a patient was boring? Laugh along with this sneak peak at Prescription for Disaster: The funny side of falling apart and have a good howl at the truly hysterical side of being ridiculously diseased. A sweater x-ray exorcism, awkward MRI, bed pan disasters, hospital bed hostages and falling off an airplane - the perfect book for those in need of a good laugh in a tough situation.
A War Bride's Memoirs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,730. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Roger Golden Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Audrey recalls her childhood in London between the two World Wars, painting a picture of English life at that time. World War 2 comes, turning life upside down and she writes extensively about the difficulties and uncertainties. After dating an American serviceman, they marry and after the war, with 400 other war brides, she sails to America, reuniting with her husband, Jake, in Washington State.
With Gun & Gown
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Norman Friskney’s experiences as a young man were defined by two environments. The halls of Oxford University, where his studies were interrupted by the outbreak of WWII and the battlefields of southern Italy. His accounts of his experiences over the years include encounters with Harold Wilson, Margaret Thatcher, Roy Hattersley and Edmund Blunden.