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Little Australian Pony Girl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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'The ponies on our farm all get new rugs and shoes long before the people get any new clothes!' so said eight year old Emily to her mother. She was quite right, of course. This is the true story about an Australian childhood, where animals and hard work always come first. From sheep to saddles; rodeos to racing; brumbies to bridles: this is Emily's Australia.
The Extra Mile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Poignant and often hilarious, The Extra Mile tells the inspirational stories of a select group of camp counselors at one of the largest Boy Scout reservations in the nation, where every summer, hundreds of eager, young scouts come for a week, often for their first time away from home.
Dancing in my Nightgown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Married when she was barely 19, Betty Auchard went straight from her parent's home to her husband's bed. She raised four children, returned to college, taught art in public school, and became a grandmother, published artist, a retiree and then a widow.
Slowly by Slowly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Growing up in a small Mississippi town Patrick dreamed of being a missionary to some exotic far away place. Through a series of disappointments, illness and heartbreak he was compelled to follow a narrow path. This would-be adventurer was being called to die to himself and live in Christ.
Finding China
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
Finding China is Gabriel Bates' first digital mini poetry chapbook. Short, direct, and only 20 poems long, this collection is deeply personal and as visceral as prose gets.
Ängeln vid Hovs Hallar
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: Swedish. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Thor-Björn Bergman har valt att berätta om de omänskliga grymheter han utsattes för som barn och hur en ständig ångest ledde fram till beslutet att avsluta sitt långa lidande. Livet tog dock en oanad vändning och vi får följa honom på vägen dit. En väg säkert lik den flera av oss tvingas vandra - kanske också med oskrivna böcker i bagaget.
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Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.
Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (A Complete Biography)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Sardar Patel had studied deeply about the ways of the police how they used to entangle and trap the innocent people. Sardar Patel would always study anything very deeply and then later on would find out some alternate solution to it through which he could disclose his manipulated story in trapping the innocent.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his spirit, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Bible Figures You Should Know (Volume One)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book helps you understand the Bible at a deeper level, but presenting some of the most famous characters as biographies. The following people are profiled: The Apostles James and John, Saul of Tarsus, Judas Iscariot, and Noah This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Inspiring Sports Stories: Four Athletes That Inspired a Nation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Some athletes play the game…and some inspire the game. The four plays profiled in this book were part of the second group. This book profiles the following athletes: Jay Moriarity, Jackie Robinson, and Rinku Singh and Dinsesh Patel. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Musicians That Changed Sound: Profiles of Four Musicians That Changed the Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Some musicians make music…and some change music. The four musicians profiled in this book, created sounds that other artists have tried to copy ever since. This book covers the following bands / singers: Brian Wilson, Weezer, Marvin Gaye, and Elliott Smith. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Writers In Love: The Troubled Romances of Literary Couples
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are intense people; but when a writer falls in love with another writer, the walls come thumbing down. This book examines the lives and marriages of three literary couples: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody, and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Fitzgerald. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
My Huckleberry Friend And Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,820. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A way of life, a way of growing up, began to change as the 1950s moved into the Swinging Sixties, as the TV era evolved. It wasn’t an age of innocence – mischief aplenty included pilfering and poaching, gang fights, and discovering sex – but it was an age of comparative freedom. These rascally tales are irreverent, funny, politically incorrect. Not so much Cider With Rosie as Tizer with Terry.
Liliana Lucia Destination Australia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Based upon the reminiscences of a woman, now living in Australia, who grew up in Malta, Italy, North Africa, Germany, back to Malta and then to England between 1929 and 1949 – twenty years, only a score. Yet it is an historical record of events described as they took place during periods of family crisis and world problems, and as they were observed by that young person.
The Sanity of Insanity: The Fascinating and Troubled Lives of Writers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are complicated beast with troubled minds. Genius doesn’t come without consequences, and the authors profiled in this book, show that the minds behind some literatures greatest works were no exception to this rule. The following authors are profiled in this book: P.L. Travers, Emily Dickinson, A.A. Milne, The Bronte Sisters, and Chalres Bukowski This is a collection; each author may als
Tattle Tales: An Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 39,200. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A group of writers walk into a bar, er…library and then the words really flew! No, seriously, what happens when you get a group of writers together twice a month at their local library? Besides parsing words, it might result in a book like this. Short stories, poetry, memoirs--the Hillsborough County, FL-based SHO Writing Group covers all the bases in their first collection.
The Incidental Muslim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
More Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Even more true adventures in the Philippines with pick pockets, scammers, pirate banca captains, dodgy business partners, suicidal scuba divers and a lot more! The highly entertaining add easy to enjoy writing style of the author once again gives the reader excellent value for money in this second volume of Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades!
Stands With Fists: Moving Beyond Psychological and Verbal Abuse
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by RICHER Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.