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Shadows of Bataan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Benjamin F. Stakes was captured in Manila when the Japanese overran the Philippines. He spent the next three years in captivity, in the harshest conditions, struggling to survive starvation, disease and human cruelty. This is his story, based on his journals.
Coming Up for Air: My Journey with Bipolar Disorder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Melany Woods was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19. She has been through six manic episodes and depression, one hypomanic episode, three hospitalizations. Melany brings you on her journey from a somewhat normal life to the roller coaster life of bipolar disorder. She will bring you into the experience of bipolar disorder from the eyes of the patient.
Memories of the Great Divide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A memoir of two guys ride along the Continental Divide. Their route followed the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route from Banff Canada to the Mexican Border and is listed as the longest mountain bike ride in the world traversing the lower Canadian Rockies, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico ending at the border area of Antelope Wells
Adventures with the Ancient Crystal Skulls
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This inspirational memoir is about a woman's spiritual awakening through these amazing artifacts. Joky ("YOH-kee") van Dieten is the guardian of a "crystal skull family." Some have paranormal and therapeutic effects on people and animals. Coauthor Jill Gurr shares valuable information on other crystal skulls. Take this motivational journey to learn how the crystal skulls can unleash your power.
A Father's Gift: Stories From Our Past, Volume 2
Series: A Father's Gift: Stories From Our Past, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The second short story collection by M.E. Cardona, in collaboration with EV. Volume two includes 15 short stories that are part family history and part tall tales she has heard from her father and neighbors while growing up in the small dusty town of Rosita. "Tragic, comic, and terrifying tales that will take you to the author's small town and leave you there wanting more."
The Making of a Soldier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
The author gained custody of his great grandfather’s Civil War diary at age seven. He then bought his CW musket from his grandfather for $25.00. He spent years translating the diary from Welsh to English and adding family history, starting with their immigration from Wales in 1825. The author briefly had the pleasure of knowing his great grandmother, Sarah. He still remembers her tiny pipe.
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world. We feature 65 everyday heroes who have turned adversity into triumph, compassion into commitment and anger into activism, and whose acts of caring and courage are transforming society.
What's So Great About Picasso? A Guide to Pablo Picasso Just For Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Many famous artists lived hundreds of years ago. It seems that, in the past hundred and fifty years, only a small handful of artists have ever become remotely popular. Modern art just seems not to be as captivating as older art is. There are plenty of familiar names from hundreds of years ago—Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Michelangelo, and Raphael, among many others. One of the leaders o
What's So Great About Jane Goodall? A Biography of Jane Goodall Just For Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Most people today know about Jane Goodall because of her incredible work with chimpanzees in the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. They may also know about her efforts to educate people about environmental conservation and the need to respect animals. But what few people know is that, throughout her life, Jane Goodall has been a woman shaped by Africa. She grew up thinking about Africa; she
Swinging on the Garden Gate: A Spiritual Memoir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A woman's coming-of-age journey through the rugged landscape of Wales to the reflective quiet of a retreat center. Along the way she questions and explores the depth of her Methodist faith as she comes to terms with her bisexual identity. Andrew skillfully and seamlessly weaves the threads of spirituality, sexuality and the creative process out of the compelling events of her life.
Please May I Leave The Room ?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
Marbles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Frontiers of Mortality, the singular memoir by Robert Biederman, is a collection of 21 unforgettable and extravagantly diverse personal experiences. Biederman examines life at inception, at death, and the many moral choices in between. His focus is on family relationships, their evolution and devolution as well as a few comic moments that reflect some of the absurdity in our judgment.
A Song for Lost Angels: How Daddy and Papa Fought to Save Their Family
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by D. Patrick Miller. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This book tells the intimate history of a family of two men plus triplets that came together suddenly one day, and thrived for a year before being torn apart by groundless prejudice. San Francisco author Kevin Fisher-Paulson tells this riveting story with grace, dignity, and a surprisingly generous dose of humor.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Travesía en el Tapón del Darién
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Narra los acontecimientos que le ocurrieron al autor durante el mes de febrero del año 2008 en la selva conocida como: El Tapón del Darién, ubicada en la frontera entre Colombia y Panamá.
Sing: A Short Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An emotional true life story of brotherly love and loss. Sing is the story of two brothers, and a few days that changed everything.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
The Importance of Being Ernest: The Life of Actor Jim Varney (Stuff that Vern doesn't even know)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Ernest, the lovable blue-collar buffoon, was a staple of pop culture in countless commercials, movies and a Saturday-morning TV show. Jim Varney was the actor who portrayed the unforgettable homespun character. Jim's nephew, Justin Lloyd, traces Jim’s journey from a talented young actor in Kentucky to an iconic entertainment figure who gained worldwide stardom.
Then and Now - Part 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
Bestseller, “Then and Now,” touched the hearts of thousands who testified that “It happened to me, too.” There was much Bonnie did not tell. Part 2 continues her gut wrenching accounts of sexual, physical, and substance abuse. “Then and Now – Part 2” is a perfect example of God the Potter transforming a broken life into a beautiful work of art.