Books tagged: personal essay

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In the Eye of the Beholder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature
This personal essay about beauty and self-image was called an"unflinching examination of modern standards of beauty and the author’s own insecurities." Framed during the events of a family wedding, author Margery Bayne explores her complicated relationship with her looks, built upon her experiences as an childhood "ugly duckling" and exploration of modern beauty culture.
Don't Forget to Write
Price: Free! Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
(5.00)
What happens when life doesn't go as planned? What happens when you have more questions than answers? What happens when you realize you'll never have everything figured out? 'Don't Forget to Write' examines these adventures into adulthood including high school graduation, college memories, losing a job, love, and loss. Sarah shares her collection of essays written from personal experience.
Out With The Old
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This touching and direct personal essay about a father’s struggle with ageing and alcohol, and reflections on a daughter’s teen pregnancy, was anthologized in Slice Me Some Truth: An Anthology of Canadian creative nonfiction.
That Story Is Your Mother’s
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This terrifically moving personal essay about mother whose child is abducted by his father first appeared in Prairie Fire magazine.
One Night At The Oceanview
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A quiet night of mother and son camping explodes into a firsthand experience with the SWAT team. Originally published in Geist magazine.
The Old Catholic Church
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
This piece reaches out to the blunt and playful fourteen year old in everyone. This is the story of three fourteen year old children, an old Catholic Church, and a priest with a horrid comb over. This is the story of how I saw death for the first time.
I Wish I Lived There Again
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a collection of personal essays about a Midwestern childhood in the mid-twentieth century. They detail the pastimes of children and adults back when life was simpler. The author is one of four daughters and writes about putting on a circus with her sisters, the birth of her baby sister, her father's near fatal car accident, homemade bread, movies, bigamists, pickle vats, and even hair.
Make Us Laugh, Funnyboy
Price: Free! Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Written to entertain, these are random posts from the author on Facebook highlighting a sense of humor that is not to be missed. Most from the left side of the brain, they are compiled to bring a smile on the face of the reader, hopefully it achieves that.
How to Write a Personal Essay for Dental College
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Healthcare Practitioners, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Higher
"How to Write a Personal Essay for Dental College" is a comprehensive guide to help students write a compelling application. You need to stand out from the crowd and this guide will help you do so.
Fractured: essays on love, friendship, and the nightmares in between
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
(5.00)
In this collection of personal essays, author K.J. Pierce reflects on the nature of love, relationships, and emotional attachments, examining not only what others have come to teach her, but her own motivations as well.