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Book: Small Town Ho - The Hilarious Story of Moving from the Big City to North Idaho by Duke Diercks
Have You Ever Wanted OFF the Treadmill ?? New author Duke Diercks bursts onto the scene with the hilarious memoir of one family's move from the big city to the panhandle of North Idaho. No Jobs. No friends. Just buckets of our own ignorance. Follow along in horror and hilarity as the family acclimates to the new small town way of life and the author bounces from jobs working in a school cafeteria [...]
 
Book: Friday in France - A humorous memoir about leaving it all behind. by Judy Block
Friday in France, is a laugh-out-loud, 5-STAR, true, fish out of water story about a successful, New York TV Production Executive that leaves the rat-race and insanity of her life behind to go live on a calm and quiet, French Island in the Atlantic with her surfer-boyfriend. If you ever dream of leaving your life behind, this is the book for you. This charming account of turning one's life [...]
 
Book: Amateur Night by Marla Martenson
If you are looking for a short story with lots of laughs, Amateur Night is for you. In the relationship tango called "Compromise," Marla has bent over backwards a few times too many. Though her Latin husband is a passionate lover, his anger has a fiery side as well. He had promised a special Valentine's Day, but on the morning of the celebration, Marla's resentment spews. The vivid memory of a [...]
 
Book: You Can Write A Million Dollar Memoir by David H Burns
If you're like millions of others, over the years, you may have daydreamed of writing a memoir. Hopefully not a thick, dry autobiography on the dust shelves of yesteryear, but a fresh, new slice-of-life memoir right out of your own memory! Generals, politicians and movie stars write (often boring or stuffy) autobiographies spanning their whole lives. Modern day memoirists write about a certain, [...]
 
Book: THE FAT BAG stuck between a rock cake & a hard plaice by Pearl Barley
This is real life humour, and many individuals will understand the continual dilemmas in a tale that spans 25 years of yo-yo dieting - punishing and suffering for a cause and a battle that is never won. I describe it as Bridget's Diary-esque (big knickers sadly appropriate) given my dry wit bordering on the ridiculous, with a spattering of sarcasm, moans, groans and self-pity thrown in, but also [...]
 
Book: The Shell of a Person by Lance Pototschnik
National Finalist for The Journey Award in narrative non-fiction Never have disgusting, miserable living conditions been so funny. When someone finally finds a way to send back a report from hell, I hope it will be Lance Pototschnik. Except this guy is going to heaven, for the way he writes. - The Kindle Book Review Memorable passages that will yank at your heart, and even more that will make you [...]
 
Book: Looking Back with a Smile by Edward Farber
There's a chuckle on every page of Looking Back with a Smile as the author recollects in brief but entertaining anecdotes (bits and pieces) of a life that has spanned seven decades. Bits and pieces are what they are. Quick looks at what he calls an "ordinary" life, each served up with a laugh. A sampling of the subtitle over each anecdote gives a little insight into Ed Farber's humorous approach: [...]
 
Book: How to Publish Your Memoirs for Free by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
This is a special E-Guide for all who want to write and publish their memoirs on the Internet specifically designed for reading and use on mobile devices. Besides an account of the proper procedures to publish an E-Memoir on Kindle for free, this E-Guide discusses the various types of memoirs and requirements for each. It forces the writer to ask the questions of why and for what audience he is [...]
 
Book: Hamster Island by Joan Heartwell
Heartwell chronicles her heroic (and often hilarious) determination to live an unremarkable life as a member of a poor, super-dysfunctional family that includes a mostly absent father, a religious fanatic mother, a kleptomaniac grandmother, and two special needs siblings, all residing more or less in the middle of a parking lot. The story moves from Heartwell's lively coming of age in the sixties [...]
 
Book: The Canine Liberation Movement - Because Love is a Four-Legged Word (The WOOF Books Book 1) by Katie Bryan
Love dogs? Meet Max! A laugh out loud, heartwarming dog rescue story that will make your day a whole lot happier. Sophie and Max: Becoming a dog mom. When Sophie Zinelli answers her phone in the middle of the night, she never expects to be asked to rescue a mistreated dog. She's a busy career woman and knows absolutely nothing about owning a dog, let alone a bossy, sly, and smart-alecky German [...]
 
Book: Alien in the Delta by Thankful Strother
Grandfather shot the man as he opened the gate to the front yard. The man died on the spot. After killing the man, my grandfather went into hiding for seven years. This event was the legacy left to my father by his father. Would what happened thirty years before my birth have an impact on my life? Alien in the Delta's author Thankful Strother takes you on a journey that highlights the life [...]
 
Book: A Life Out of Context by Angie Haider
Whether she was journaling after a panic attack, journaling about beautiful children or journaling about her divorce, Angie Haider soon realized that when one emotion dominated her life, she compulsively accepted that emotion as her fate. Whether a happening hit her with a crushing sadness or an awesome embarrassment, her mind was relentlessly flooded with similar past experiences that compelled [...]
 
Book: Meatballs, Mayhem, and Max - And a Crazy Little Thing Called Love (The WOOF Books Book 2) by Katie Bryan
Recipe: Mix one huge Italian family with a bossy German shepherd who wants to run their business and you'll get a recipe for chaos, love, and heartwarming laughter. What will Sophie Zinelli's family do when they find out she's bringing home a dog and giving him a job in their family's restaurant? Max's vet insists Max needs a job. But what kind of a job can a huge, wily, neurotic dog like Max get [...]
 
Book: Educating Daphne by K. T. Roberts
Isabella Carrington really screwed up this time! It took her three years to build her reputation as a political columnist and only minutes to watch it nosedive, all because of a dumb mistake. Okay, so she got a little sloppy when she convinced her peer to let her write the Valentine's Day column so she could dedicate it to her boyfriend. Too bad she didn't pay more attention to the photograph she [...]
 
eBook: The Famous Union by Michael Meyer
Adult humorous fiction - Famous Union College is a slow moving train wreck, a place where what is what is not. Two hapless heroes. An exhibitionist secretary. Bumbling administrators. A paranoid football coach. Conniving coeds. A sex obsessed football player. Who knows what will happen next... "The characters are all interesting and well developed - and many would be great study cases for a psych [...]
 
Book: My Journey Through War and Peace - Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker (Pathfinder Trilogy Book 1) by Melissa Burch
MEMOIR 2017 SILVER WINNER OF IBPA* BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD 2016 SILVER Foreword INDIES AWARD WINNER Adventure For readers of Cheryl Strayed, Martha Beck, and Elizabeth Gilbert In this adventurous spiritual memoir, Melissa Burch discovers that by facing her near death, living outside her comfort zone and trusting her intuition, she could find herself and set a new course for her life. *Independent [...]
 
Book: First Love - Just Once in a Lifetime - A Memoir by Violeta Barrett
By 1956 Violeta Barrett had been working for a Wall Street investment firm more than a decade. Recently separated from her husband and feeling overworked, Violeta decided to vacation in Mexico. After her plane landed in Mexico City, a stranger with a deep, accented voice introduced himself as her tour guide. Violeta and Jorge had no idea they were about to begin a four-year romance that would [...]
 
Book: Ambrosia Lake - Adventures Mining Uranium in New Mexico During the 1970s by R. D. Saunders
It offers a collection of character sketches, entertaining anecdotes, stories and glimpses into a time and place and way of working that are now gone. The author consistently conveys the sense that his younger self was learning from all these different experiences, and that provided a unifying thread, as did the awareness that the story was building up to the eventual major injury described in [...]
 
Book: A Jamaican's Journey To Time and Patience - Broken Vows, Shattered Dreams, Redeeming Grace by Derrick Garland Coy
A Jamaican's Journey to Time and Patience is Derrick Garland Coy's portrait of his multiethnic family whose African, Chinese, and European roots merge in Jamaica during the 1800s, then scatter across the globe in the mid 1900s, sending him on an odyssey to discover and fulfill God's call in his life, heal family wounds, and share Christ's message of redeeming grace and love. Against the [...]
 
Book: The Mailman Went UA (A Vietnam Memoir) by David W. Mulldune
Some readers will be upset by the use of racial references, some will be upset by the vulgar language, some by the stark brutality, some by the sexual references. I can sanitize my manuscript and give the reader a false sense of how war reduces the humanity of an individual. Not only that, but sanitizing the past distorts history and lulls a person into a nonchalant manner of behavior in [...]
 
Book: Sleeping Under The Bandstand - An Historical Memoir by Enola D. Handgis
Sleeping Under The Bandstand is a memoir written by my mother, Enola D. Handgis. This memoir is historical in nature being the author's accounting of her life describes places and events that are now but historical memories, socially and personally.The book is comprised of stories my mother has compiled in the oral tradition, describing her personal life growing up in Kansas, her adventures as a [...]
 
Book: A Brilliant Ride by Lisa J. Mitchell
Sometimes a girl needs more than a designer handbag and a Pinot Grigio. Sometimes she needs a little Divine Intervention... Penelope's "pinch me" lifestyle is proving a lot more stressful than she anticipated. Suddenly murder is the new game in hoity toity Chatsdale, and Penelope and her upper crust clique fear for their lives. With two murders, betrayal, dark secrets and a philandering husband, [...]
 
Book: Playtoon and Colonel Lex by Kamon Therrien
Getting rid of the Queen, produce a new generation of microchips implanted ants; this is what Colonel Lex has in mind. Playtoon, a funny and honest worker ant, finds himself drawn into the Colonel's plot. Playtoon has to snatch a Queen's hair for the Colonel Lex DNA experiment. A humorous intrigue, Playtoon and Colonel Lex is volume 3 of KIDS and APPS series. The text and pictures are designed [...]
 
Book: Life Would Suck Without You - A Girlfriend Memoir by Jennifer Preuss
When life makes no sense, and the world is going straight to hell, a girl knows she can count on her best friends There are all types of friends. Rich friends. Poor friends. Fair weather friends and then there are Best Friends your BFF's. Meet Jennifer, a wannabe soap opera star, new to LA and waiting tables in Century City. She makes three new friends, and they turn out to be inseparable. [...]
 
Book: Making Over Caro (Second Time Around Series Book 4) by D. A. Featherling
Caroline Arnold is happy with her life until her past comes calling! When the husband of a deceased friend shows up and declares his intent to wed her, it will take the combined efforts of Caro and friend Jamie Mitchell to derail his matrimonial plans. Jamie declares Caro's entire life needs a complete makeover and proceeds to influence all of Caro's present -- up to and including her hereafter. [...]
 
Book: Four Uncles and a Wedding by Emma Carlyle
TARA First Impressions Award finalist - Polly Faith Harmony is the ultimate ecumenical love child. Born to former hippies turned millionaire entrepreneurs, she's one part Jewish, one part Catholic, one part Episcopalian, and one part Unitarian hence her name. Could have been worse. Her Flower Power parents might have named her Polly Esther. Aside from her joke of a name, her great-uncles, one [...]
 
Book: Mr. Jefferson's Piano - & Other Central Harlem Stories by B.L. Wilson
Mr. Jefferson's Piano & Other Central Harlem Stories is the second updated edition of an anthology that weaves together a rich tapestry of 68 short stories, agency memos, and letters of events that take place during the late seventies, eighties, and nineties as seen through Melba Farris' eyes. Melba writes notes about everything work-related, chronicling her journey into the field of property [...]
 
Book: The Reverent Surrender - A Memoir by James Finster
The Reverent Surrender is an insightful memoir that tells the story of a father's dynamic and beautiful relationship with his son cut short when he took his own life. How does one retain the life lessons past on without becoming resentful of their father's decision? As an only son, James Finster, retells the memories of the life and times he experienced with his father and looks for the messages [...]
 
Book: Blaming Japhy Rider - Memoir of a Dharma Bum Who Survived by Philip A. Bralich Ph.D.
Inspired by and responding to Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums, this memoir details the psychological and spiritual triumph over severe psychological difficulties caused by a series of traumas endured in the Peace Corps in West Africa in 1978. Surveying the spiritual landscape of America through the seventies to the present in Zen, Tibetan Buddhist, New Age and Christian movements, this memoir [...]
 
Book: Waking Up Naked by Grant M. Handgis
Waking up naked is a philosophical metaphor for the condition of finding oneself no longer completely clueless in life, yet without practice, or a plan, and feeling rather socially vulnerable. "Waking Up Naked" takes up where "I Have Mine... Show Me Yours" left off, completing the memoir. A satirical look at life as it is handed each of us, what we do with what we remember of our social training [...]
 
Book: Trailer Trash - an '80s Memoir by Angie Cavallari
Trailer-park owners never use the word "trailer" and certainly not the term "trailer park." At some point in time, even the Mobile Home Park Owners Association (MHPOA for short) realized that the word "trailer" had a negative connotation. When was the last time you saw a "trailer park community" advertised on TV? "Trailer park" has come to represent, in the minds of most Americans, men in stained [...]
 
Book: The Dream Lived - A Memoir by Susie Sanchez
As children, we are taught to dream big. We're encouraged to shoot for the moon and to reach for the stars. Anything is possible. So, why should adulthood be any different? In her memoir, The Dream Lived, Susie Sanchez captures the essence of life through the pursuit of a dream. Defying all odds, Sanchez, a lifelong dancer, perseveres through the trials and tribulations of balancing family life [...]
 
Book: I Guess We Missed the Boat - A Travel Memoir by Barry Finlay
Seniors Reminisce About Travel! When eight intrepid Canadian seniors, brought together by marriage and with retirement in common, sit reminiscing about their travel experiences, the memory banks open and funny events start to spill out. Cowboy Ron, Ed the Negotiator, Joke-a Minute Jim and Practical Carol are part of the motley crew comprising the author's contingent of six in-laws. Each, at one [...]
 
Book: I Still Have It All by Charlotte Christmas Baxley
This book by Charlotte Baxley is a personal memoir sharing her life growing up with a caring Christian family, finding inspiration in God, and overcoming the obstacles that were thrown at her. The youngest of eight siblings, she lost her father at the age of two and was raised by her single mother. Surviving a dog attack just months after the death of her father, she was being prepared for her [...]
 
Book: October Song - A Memoir of Music and the Journey of Time by David W. Berner
WINNER, 2017 Grand Prize for Literature, Royal Dragonfly Book Awards - FINALIST in memoir, American Book Fest, BEST BOOK AWARDS In the vinyl era, David W. Berner played rock 'n' roll in a neighborhood garage band. Decades later at the age of 57 he enters a national songwriting contest and quite unexpectedly is named a finalist. But there's more. He's called on to perform the song live at a [...]
 


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