Books tagged: personal essays

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Writes of Life: Using Personal Experience in Everything You Write
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,080. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The IPPY Award–winning Writes of Life begins where your personal experiences and pen intersect—the starting point for great stories that touch others.
Woman Steps In Poetry and Prose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Woman Steps In Poetry and Prose is a love letter to feminism. Author, CJ Johnson strings together poetry, flash fiction, and memoir to shape what makes women have their inner magic. Sisterhood and self-love are one in the same in this precious book of poems and tales.
Humor Me! Short Amusing Takes on George Clooney, Fruit Fly Sex, the NSA, Halle Berry, Compassionate Rats and other Wacky Topics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
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What would you get if you crossed Jon Stewart and Erma Bombeck? Humor Me! It is a compilation of reader favorites from Rosie Sorenson's humor column, including political observations such as Dear Mr. NSA and TSA Reject; bemused domestic rants such as iHusband and I Do Not Have Closet Phobia' and, thirty-one other whimsical offerings, Blowing Bubbles In North Korea and This Little Piggy.
Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
You set the price! Words: 37,620. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
Howling At the Moon: The Best of the Back Bay Barker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A selection of variously themed essays written by a woman on the Texas Gulf Coast who had been previously transported from California (kicking and screaming).
Yes China! An English Teacher's Love-Hate Relationship with a Foreign Country
You set the price! Words: 86,490. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes China! is a funny, self-deprecating, and brutally honest travelogue/memoir about teaching English in modern China. The author, an American fish out of water, shares a unique perspective on the Chinese classroom as well as what it's like growing up post Mormonism and how living abroad helped him overcome those insecurities.
Confessions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry, Essay » Literature
Confessions is a collection of riveting collection of twenty-four very poetically written personal essays and twenty poems, all inspired by a spirit guide who appeared to Alur.
Cars, Snakes and Synchronicity
Price: Free! Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays, Essay » Author profile
An interesting and eclectic collection of personal stories and essays. Contains everything from a thought provoking tribute to Michael Jackson entitled "The King of Pop Meets the Prince of Peace," to the fictional story of Suzette, a woman who goes seeking an extramarital affair, and finds herself instead. The stories are introspective and provocative, engaging and inspirational - a good read!
The Secret Lives of Litterbugs
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Farrant tackles the absurdities of family life from both sides of the generational divide: as a young girl growing up in a dysfunctional, cobbled-together family in the 1960s, and as a mother herself to three willful teenagers. The pieces are funny and sharp, completely original while describing an utterly familiar world.
TILTing in 2010: Things I Love Thursday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011 by Ray Charbonneau. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
With all the negativity in the world, it’s easy to lose track of the good stuff at times. Actively focusing on the positive in life is always good to do. That's why Ruth Sespaniak began her weekly practice of reflecting on the things that bring extra joy and happiness into her life. Reading Ruth's TILT's will help you start thinking about the things you love!