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Changing Tack by Changingtack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Changing Tack is an inspirational account of one man’s quest to understand ecology and use that knowledge to live more fully in his daily work and play. It shows how the environment is an active player in our personal lives, not just in global disasters and far-away places. Stories from the author’s life bear witness to the ecological meaning of everyday events.
2015 (Jan-Jun) - The Diary of Osric Martext by Osric Martext
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Editor's note: Osric Martext was born in Miami in 1949. He was taken to South Carolina in 1953 when his family moved there, settling in a large house built before the Revolution, Dirleton Plantation, in the crossroads town of Stateburg, which lies between Columbia and Sumter, just south of the Wateree Swamp. His parents divorced, bitterly, in 1956. This is his story.
Love Bites by Rachel Khona
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the gilded excess of hair metal to stripped down grunge, happy-go-lucky ska, to rebellious punk, and regular old hard rock, Love Bites is the story of Rachel Khona's search for love and lust set against the musical landscape of decades past through present.
A Young Man Afoot: Spain and Portugal, the 1960s by Irvine Hunt
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 63,560. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
It was the 1960s and Irvine Hunt walked down out of the Pyrenees, a pack over his shoulder, and for months fell in with a passing parade of roadmen and peasants, doctors and cobblers, would-be robbers, mules, donkeys, a lady clad mostly in sequins, hard-up travellers, and the adventurous young, travelling as best they may, wanting to see what lay ahead.
What The' - Reflections of a Black Country by Dr ETM Cooke
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'What The' is about the Black Country, the folk, their life, their stoical attitudes, and their somewhat odd sense of humour. The author reflects on growing up in the grey post-war era; applying colour, he shows how times have changed into the bright new millennium.
What Price Success by Norman Spencer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 79,550. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Norman Spencer spent his young years believing that his father had been an English soldier, killed in World War II. It was only after her death in 1976 that he realised his father had been an American GI who had enjoyed a brief affair with his mother. This shattering discovery started Norman on the hunt of a lifetime.
Freedom! Escaping the prison of the mind by Ozay Rinpoche
Price: $7.85 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
After going absent without leave from the British army, Ozay Rinpoche begins down a path that leads to solitary confinement in prison. There he establishes a disciplined program of exercise, Bible-reading, and meditation. Pushing himself to meditate for four hours at a time, he arrives at a point of liberation. Ozay's story is the universal story of self-discovery and redemption.
Jigsaw Puzzle Series - Volume 6 (EAT) Part 1 by Iam Betterman
Price: Free! Words: 61,850. Language: British English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true story about inhumanity, injustice, lack of empathy, incompetence, negligence, manipulations and extreme abuse and harassment demonstrated on all levels of today's Britain, particularly within British Airways and within all government departments and services. All chapters are made of authentic documents, with exact timing and contents of correspondences between the victim and the abusers.
A Mishmash of Life by Paul Burgess
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,420. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. 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
Alaskan Troller by Ron "Butch" Merritt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ron Merritt has been a commercial fisherman for over 30 years in Southeastern Alaska. Born a landlocked South Dakotan, his journey to becoming a troller is an intriguing narrative on fishing, family, and the Alaskan way. In this rollicking book he shares some of his most exciting, humorous and heartfelt tales, experiences gathered from a life at sea.
Simon Ships Out: How one brave, stray cat became a worldwide hero by Jacky Donovan
Price: Free! Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
When Simon, a mischievous young cat, is smuggled on board HMS Amethyst, his simple life amidst the streets of Hong Kong is transformed into an adventure fit for heroes. Based on the true events of Amethyst’s ‘Yangtze Incident’, Simon quirky yet emotional cat’s eye narrative is sure to move and entertain all who read it.
Diary of a Zulu Girl Part 2 by Nkululeko Maphoto
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,940. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A universal story is a story that in any place at any time people can relate to. Thandeka Mkhize's is one adventure that so many girls across the world identify with! It's is not about liking things, but a basic need to survive and be relevant that drives her story and the people around her.
Frozen Like Water, The Chronicles of Caine Vol... I by Eddie Caine
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Frozen Like Water is a riveting literary and poetic tale about the human experience of tragedy and triumph! Frozen Like Water is more than a page turner, it’s both a window into the life of a truly unique individual and a mirror into the trials and triumphs each of us face in our own lives.
This Funny Earth of Mine by Chris Federico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it here...it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.
A Minha Missão by Maria Ferreira
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 3, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nesta obra está descrita a minha origem, me revelada por DEUS! Desde muita criança a presença de DEUS, sempre foi constante em minha vida no dia-a-dia. Nunca tive vida fácil, vivia não só a minha vida, mas ao mesmo tempo mais duas! Não entendia nada, me habituei a viver com isso! Cresci a escutar meu pai dizer que não era sua filha! Coisa que me fazia doer sempre que escutava!
Five Boxes by Mark MacLean
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Hunter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Thirty years after leaving his home in the Lake District of England for life in Australia, Mark MacLean gathers five boxes of his youthful possessions and ships them back to Australia. Following on from his bestselling A Year Down the Drain, Mark MacLean’s new book is a hilarious reflection on life then and now.
My Father's Guru by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child growing up in the Hollywood Hills during the 1950s, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson thought it was perfectly normal that a guru named Paul Brunton lived with his family and dictated everything about their daily rituals, from their diet to their travel plans to his parents’ sex life. But in this extraordinary memoir, Masson reflects on just how bizarre everything about his childhood was.
A War Bride's Memoirs by Audrey Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,650. 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.
Olive Trees Around My Table by Cecile Yazbek
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 82,700. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Olive trees around my table is the warm-hearted and, at times, heart-breaking story of Cecile Yazbek; a Lebanese girl growing up in the 50s and 60s under the shadow of the new apartheid system in South Africa.
Dialysis: a Memoir by Lisa Frieden
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Dialysis: a Memoir describes the year Lisa Frieden spent on dialysis, from her initial hospitalization with kidney failure, through the months on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, to her successful transplant operation. The memoir explores her experiences and details how she ultimately overcame the physical and emotional challenges of kidney failure to thrive in her new life.