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TEI, a Memoir of the End of War and Beginning of Peace
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In a nation devastated by World War II, Tei Fujiwara wrote her memoir 流れる星は生きている (Nagareru Hoshiwa Ikiteiru) about her harrowing journey home with her three young children. Tei’s memoir began in August 1945 in Manchuria and has continued in Japan through 46 printings, a movie, TV series and recognition from the Imperial Family. Now her story continues in English for another new generation.
Eashwaramma The Chosen Mother
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 51,520. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This book is a humble tribute to the historic role that Eashwaramma was invested with, as the mother of the Avatar Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, and the steadfast courage, with which she enacted the role and encountered the challenge.
Her Whole Darkness In Motion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The author's long and meandering road to find true love takes her from her home in South Africa to California, Alaska, China, and finally to Israel. Along the way she meets more than a few interesting people, has a few encounters with some less than friendly people, and learns more about herself whilst learning about new cultures.
Ms’ Guided Angel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Caroline Carey survived sexual abuse, violent husbands and single parenting to raise six children and become one of today's most respected teachers of shamanic dance. This is her story.
How to Measure Your Life in Men
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After her love life hits an all-time low, a college freshman slips into a dreadful slump of despair. But a semester abroad in Costa Rica enables her to put her worries aside. Eventually she decides to give romance another try and finds herself in a series of turbulent, weird and often hilarious relationships. Alternately funny, insightful and touching, Abby’s story is relatable and inspiring.
Through My Grandmother's Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mary and William were German Catholics who were married at the end of the 19th century. In their 47 years together, they witnessed incredible changes in an ever expanding America, including two wars, prohibition and the Great Depression. They were the parents of five children who they raised on a family farm in a small community in northwest Ohio.
The Nazis - Through the Eyes of a Child
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,780. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
An important autobiography from a different source - the recollections of a young Jewish girl who escaped from Germany with her parents - and in the process came face to face with Hitler. Seeing the horrors of the Holocaust through the eyes of a young girl makes it all the more harrowing, and gives a different insight into life at the time.
To Live On Anyway… A Memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by AuthorMike Ink. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
To Live on Anyway documents one mother's struggle after losing her child in the catastrophic 2004 Tsunami.
Pride Over Pity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,920. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kailyn Lowry is the feisty, tattooed beauty whose determination to raise her son on her own terms has been documented on MTV’s hit series Teen Mom 2. In this raw memoir, Kailyn opens up about her painful past, from her desperate stay at a homeless shelter to the traumatic secrets she’s guarded for years. Pride Over Pity is the inspiring story of a young girl’s resolve to survive and succeed.
Daughters of Spain
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This collection of first-hand interviews offers us a snapshot of the lives of women living in Spain from the Spanish Civil War until the present day. Daughters of Spain gives a gripping account of the hard won changes within society for Spanish women, through the eyes and experiences of the interviewees themselves.
Anthea se Reis
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anthea se Reis is die verhaal van 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vrou se herstel ná haar pa se moord in 'n wrede plaasaanval. Hierdie merkwaardige storie is oor die triomf van die menslike gees oor tragedie. Dit gaan oor die sleutel bepalende oomblikke en insigte wat gelei het tot haar herontdekking van die vreugde van die lewe. Anthea vertel haar baie persoonlike verhaal om hoop en ondersteuning te gee.
As Ever, Pudd
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s difficult to pretend you love someone when you don’t. It’s even harder to pretend you don’t love someone when you do. To whom do we belong? To our spouses or to each other? My husband, the love of my life, met me when we were married to other people. Unforeseen circumstances gave us the chance to receive and absorb real love. This memoir is the story of our romance, told in letters.
Lucie Aubrac - the Schoolteacher who fought the Gestapo
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Never before fully told in English, this is the inspiring biography of Lucie Aubrac, one of the leaders of the French Resistance in Lyon. A true love story involving sabotage, subterfuge and prison escapes, it provides a living example of boundless courage in the face of Nazi terror.
60 Black Women in Horror Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 44,630. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
February is African American History Month here in the United States. It is also Women in Horror Month (WiHM). In 2013, as an Ambassador for Women in Horror Month. This list of black women who write horror was compiled at the intersection of the two. The booklet also includes interviews with nine of the women. Exclusive bonus in the eBook version, four short stories, and an essay.
The Space in Between: A Story about Nina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Space in Between tells the true story of a Latvian woman whose life is impacted by two world wars and a revolution. She experiences much personal tragedy but manages to retain her belief that most people are good.
A Test of Times
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Knowledge eBooks USA. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
A Test of Times, written by Antoinette Ratliff, is a personal and intimate story of despair, defeat, and demise; yet success and victory triumphs as Antoinette is taken from near-death to thriving! Learn how she was able to successfully overcome slander, a rocky marriage, death, and even cancer.
Mama Chuy, Faith With No Boundaries
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of an immigrant woman who achieved the unimaginable, "Mamá Chuy" mother of Noel Díaz. This book manifests the most pivotal events that a single mother had to endure, the one I called, my mother. She sacrificed herself to give me and to defend my life since the moment I was conceived.
Stands With Fists: Moving Beyond Psychological and Verbal Abuse
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by RICHER Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Stands With Fists is a raw book about the journey out of abuse without having all the answers. Readers are invited to join the Author in this journey to leave abuse behind so together as a community all can gain empowerment through each other. It does not matter what type of abuse you have experienced: physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or neglect. Debbie Zoub, MSW is a clinical social worker.
RUNNING FROM CANCER: a tilted memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
"You can run, but you can't hide" is the start of this insightful memoir down the Breast Cancer Freeway. Author/survivor DebiLyn Smith says she is your horrible warning. "Don't be naive like I was. Stop running from cancer. Learn to stand and fight back. The earlier you start fighting cancer, the more hope you have. Right now would be a good time." "Fantastic. Funny. Helpful. Precious."
Could You Be Loved: A Memoir of Scars and Guitars
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seductive, heartfelt, and gritty, Margarita M.'s "Could You be Loved: A Memoir of Scars and Guitars", is a stripped-down, honest account of longing, romance and survival. The story begins in the sterile room of an ER where Margarita recovers from a life-threatening illness. When she finally returns to “normal life” we discover the healing process has just begun.