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The Clod
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A true story of the struggle faced by young soulmates in 1970s England. When Zahra, a Pakistani Muslim, introduces her intended marriage partner, fellow Mental Health Nursing colleague, Luke, to her family there ensues a dramatic clash of cultures, family tragedy and a desperate struggle against all the odds to reunite across continents and convention in a tale of love, loss and faith.
Sour Milk and Stolen Honey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
One woman's fight to save her husband, held hostage by Israel's brutal family laws. She races against time to save a man as he disintegrates into PTSD. Her journey takes her even to the UN. A gripping read told in real time which gives an insight into the civil and human rights injustices inside Israel itself where a narcissist can be allowed to destroy a life using the corrupt domestic laws.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
White Water Landings: A View Of The Imperial Airways Africa Service From The Ground
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The romance of pre-war air travel meets the romance of a man and a woman kept apart by war, in this memoir of a young man and his career in Africa with Imperial Airways. The book covers intriguing details of the Empire Flying Boat Service: commissioning of the 'boats; indiscretions of the passengers; the dangers of a herd of buffalo at night, and the bravery of exiles awaiting war-time transport.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Beyond the Gray Leaf: The Life and Poems of J.P. Irvine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Walt Whitman, John Burroughs, and J.P. Irvine all worked as clerks in Washington, D.C., after the Civil War. But Irvine, a small-town poet from Illinois, was the one selected to address President Grant and 10,000 spectators. Those words were lost, along with Irvine's legacy. Until now.
Love Letters From My Mother
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Years passed and as I finally reread the letters I saved from my mother, I relive my teenage years with honest clarity, as if it were yesterday. This is a coming of age memoir written with the hope of finding love lost. I am shocked and disappointed by the outcome ~ but I remain hopeful.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Monkees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees!” Who doesn’t remember those famous words? This is another in the series of tributes to rock and roll heroes of the past and present. Micky, Davy, Peter and Michael were America's answer to the Beatles. They were a great band (after a little practice), they had their own television show and they even made a movie. Return to the Sixties and remember the Monkees.
Sh*t Magnet: An Autobiography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,230. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by Foremost Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author, Tanker, Soldier...Spy. The life and career of a Spy for the U.S. Army. The author describes a life where the rewards to be earned are as astounding as the price to be paid is devastating. This autobiography reflects the changing world and the United States in the closing decades of the Twentieth Century.
James Garner: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Internationally known as the star of three dozen movies and three television series, and a familiar face in TV commercials, James Garner is one of our finest actors. He is also one our funniest, but as he points out, "I don't do comedy. I do humor." And it is Garner's special brand of wry, subtle, carefully crafted funniness that has brought him widespread fame and a devoted following.
Capturing Divinity
Series: Sai Student Memoirs. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: British English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional
This book is a collection of divine moments – moments that arose at the most unexpected times and in the most beautiful ways to assure him that his beloved Bhagawan always has him in His sight.
Living With God
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2015 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This book details the life experiences of eighteen students and teachers of Bhagawan’s educational system, which ranges from ‘KG to PG’ (kindergarten to post-graduation). This is just a sample of those that have received ‘Higher’ learning from their Swami – a learning for life. But, this sample will give us a glimpse into what Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba stands for and what He exhorts.
Manga Poverty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
Not Another Danger Boy: The Sequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book two in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events.
Not Another Danger Boy: Post Sequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book three in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events: first unicycle, first psychedelic journey, surviving a superstorm. You know; the exciting stuff!
Saying Goodbye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Saying Goodbye is a collection of true stories about saying goodbye to the people, places, and things in our lives. The stories are universal. They are incredibly powerful and moving. And they are surprisingly uplifting and cathartic. "Tender perspectives helping readers with their own goodbyes." Midwest Book Review "The stories are about love, really, not sadness." Gretchen Little, Squidoo.com
Big Hawaii
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Water Sports
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The true story of best friends who come face to face with whales ,dolphins, and turtles dodging wind and waves on the 16 day kayak adventure around the Big Island of Hawaii, never before attempted. The author is a leg amputee but doesn’t let that hamper the progress on their marathon paddle of over 300 miles, fishing for their food and camping on the most secluded, pristine beaches in the world.
Not Another Danger Boy: Volume One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A light-hearted collection of autobiographical short stories centered on life-changing events: first skydive, first drug overdose, first experience as a primary caregiver. You know, the simple things!