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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.
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For by Alexis Hunter
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For colorfully chronicles personal and intimate details of the last four years of the talented ‘50’s “blonde bombshell” star’s fascinating life.
Superheroes by David Faulkner
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,080. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
At four years old, David spends his days exploring with curious contemplation the vast wonders of the seemingly magical world around him. His only real care is wondering when his big brother, Robert, will be home from school to share it with him. The divorce of their parents sets in motion a chain of unforeseen events that bring David closer to his brother as a real-life nightmare.
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.
100 Years: A Journey to End a Vicious Cycle by Mark L Baynard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
100 Years: A Journey to End a Vicious Cycle is a true story of how one family wasted more than one hundred years in prison. As a teenager, Mark got involved with drugs and the street life. His decisions eventually led him to prison. After serving fifteen years of his life in prison, Mark decided that he wanted a better life. Mark started to make more responsible choices in his life.
Losing and Finding My Father: Seasons of Grief, Healing and Forgiveness by Kira Freed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015 by Two Hawks Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
"Losing and Finding My Father" is a daughter's journey of discovery sparked by the illness, coma, and death of her father. Having struggled for years to come to terms with an abusive childhood, she attends to her father and uncovers the love hidden within their painful relationship. It is a story of transformation -- about finding one’s voice, forgiving the past, and revising one's life story.
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.
Reflections of a Grunt Marine by Bruce F. Meyers
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Patos Island Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bruce F. Meyers was an active youngster. He entered the University of Washington's Navy Reserve Officer Training School and graduated as a 2nd lieutenant of Marines in 1945. Following battle action during the Korean War, Meyers spent much of his time in the Marines developing clandestine means to insert specialized troop units in the war zones.
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
Seventeen Sisters by Barbara Barlow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This series of seventeen stories focuses on the Barlow family, a family that epitomized the Mormon, polygamous lifestyle. It was led by Albert Barlow, a father of thirty-four children and a husband to three women for over fifty years. The seventeen living daughters of Albert's family here to tell their story. They have seen it all, they have experienced it all.
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.
Rabbi Kameleon by Issachar Levi Schneerson
Price: Free! Words: 105,390. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The father, the son and a lot of anger. The son tells the truth about his father, the late Chassidic grand rabbi of Chabad, Rebbe M.M.Schneerson: not a holy man, not a genius, not honest. A heartless father who left his baby son in Europe while he returned to live in New York. A father who refused to talk to his son more than 4 times a year and agreed to meet his son only twice in 40 years.
Anya's Song by Erna Blau
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,200. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015 by Llumina Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
World War. With her mother and sister, Erna fled Poland soon after the Nazi invasion. The eventually found refuge in a remote area of modern-day Tajikistan. It was there that Erna met Yonas, the love of her life and future husband.
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.