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It's Only a Life -- But It's My Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A glorious cornucopia of real life adventures. She shares the mantra which carried her through difficult times. Her description of travels paint pictures of wondrous sights in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Men were attracted to her colorful way of life. Their stories add space to the later years. At 92 years Esther is still going strong.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
The Devil Wears Clogs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
What happens when you plunk down a thirty year-old culturally unaware management consultant in Heidelberg, Germany? I didn’t speak German. I didn’t have any experience working with Europeans. The Twin Towers had just collapsed, and I had no idea whether I would sink or swim. When I met my good-looking Dutch colleague and decided to take my next assignment in the Netherlands, I nearly drowned.
Love Poured Out for Viet Nam
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Living Stones Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chester and Mary Travis were Christian & Missionary Alliance missionaries to French Indo-China (today known as Viet Nam) between 1925-1975. They experienced an abundant measure of Christ’s indwelling and overflowing life. One of the aims of this book is to share the unusual experiences and their unshakable faith in their Lord and Saviour.
Stokesified!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 157,890. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Frank A. Stokes (1954-2010) said "Stokesified" to describe how any sound he heard he made his own. Raised in Brooklyn NY, he saw the rock and roll shows of Alan Freed and Murray The K. Playing in the 1970's CBGB's underground, emerging after meeting Jaco Pastorius as a jazz composer on fretless bass and recording, Frank Stokes honored his Native American heritage by offering each note as a prayer.
Daily Meds Should Be Taken Daily “A Journey through Prejudice”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Daily Meds reveals the struggles of a woman with schizophrenia in her search to share God’s kindness and mercy. Although frequently abused by well-meaning individuals who do not understand how to care for the mentally ill, she hopes this book will open a window to their understanding how God may work through them, bringing true relief to others.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,170. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of Seventh-day Adventism, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Through The Religious Maze Into Amazing Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Stretcher Bearer
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 41,060. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer tells of the harrowing journey from the battlefield to a place of peace and tranquillity. The battlefield in question is Darwin Hill and Goose Green and touches on those brave men who carried their comrades from the field of battle and eventually immortality in our countries National Memorial. A truly honest and incomprehensible account of conventional warfare at its worst.
The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize 2014 The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize 2014
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,800. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The Ada Cambridge Prize for Biographical Prose and The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize are open to writers and poets of the western suburbs of Melbourne and are an integral aspect of the Williamstown Literary Festival. This volume contains ten short stories and ten poems, including the winners of each competition.
Weeds in the Garden of Eden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Barbara Unković, a proud New Zealand-born writer of Croatian and English descent, travels to the village that was her grandfather's birthplace to begin a new life. There, amidst the timeless beauty of this idyllic Adriatic island, things are not quite as they seem...
Where Eagles Soar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A heartless act by her father, leaves Lily brokenhearted and strips away any thread of hope that one day he might love her. She vows to never forgive him and turns to the powerful bond of love she shares with her sweet-spirited mother and her many sisters. Together they share the adventure, beauty and heartache of their wilderness life.
Once Upon A Road Trip
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,580. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
My Life After Hate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A former racist skinhead examines his past: How did a teenaged alcoholic become a central figure in the white power movement of the early 90s? What happened to bring about his drastic change of heart? With a collection of reflective essays, disturbing flashbacks, and an interview, My Life After Hate scrubs scabs off the wound of racism, then soothes with the essential wisdom of compassion.
Animals Don't Blush
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,320. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is a region of the USA steeped in the history of the northern upper plains nomadic tribes, fur traders and the mountain men. I joined a veterinary practice there in 1960, directly out of veterinary school. These are the stories of the people and animals I encountered.
Survivor on Death Row
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Clare Nonhebel. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
30 years on Death Row, 1 failed execution, 2 non-matching dna profiles, no lawyer... Romell Broom, who has spent three decades on Ohio’s Death Row, tells his own story: a ‘throwaway’ boy from a disadvantaged background, hastily convicted for a crime he has always protested he didn’t do. Having survived a two-hour execution attempt in 2009 he is still asking, ‘Will anybody listen to the truth?'
Aussie Rogue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True stoy of Raymond D. Clements who was born into a large family in a goldmining town in Central Queensland, Australia, after the end of the Second World War. He grew up with miners, stockman, drovers, and took to the road early in his life.
Mike Clemons: My Life In Story
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by Cosby Media Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Big Mike” Clemons is known for many things—touring as a drummer with Usher, Israel & New Breed, Mary J. Blige, and others—as well as producing music and helping others make a name for themselves.