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The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Omens and religion in Pushkin’s life
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
В книге ярко и увлекательно рассказывается о русских оригиналах XIX века: Ф.Толстом, М.Лунине и Н.Б.Юсупове, в повести «Приметы и религия в жизни Пушкина» жизнь великого поэта освещается с малоизвестной стороны. Очерки о декабристах дают живые портреты Чернышёвых и Голицына, а рассказ «Казнь» - страшную картину суда и казни руководителей восстания.
Independently Blue: Diary of a Drunk French Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Independently Blue is the raw diary of a French expatriate woman in her mid thirties living in New York City. A document kept throughout four years and four continents, fueled by wine, love, and loss.
TBI - Our Never Ending Journey
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Price: $7.69 USD. Words: 24,110. Language: British English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An excellent distraction for anyone staying in hospital, hilarious & funny, this story will put a smile on your face. A better gift than a box of chocolates or a bunch of flowers, this story will keep you laughing and full of cheer and maybe you too will be able to relate to some of the scenarios the author has experienced. An easy reading comedy for all age groups that may of had a hospital stay.
The Johmalites
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When the attacks become too numerous, many women and children are sent to the interior of Eastern Germany… My grandparents refuse to vacate their house and instead stay behind. As I look back just before turning the corner, I see my doggy Teddy sitting in the middle of the road looking at me with sad eyes, wondering why he can't come along.
Kiss Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
Malibu Nanny: Adventures of the Former Kardashian Nanny
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Malibu Nanny is a memoir written by the former Kardashian Nanny, Pam Behan. Pam took care of Brandon and Brody Jenner, as well as Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, and Robert Kardashian, spending nearly a decade in Hollywood as one of the original Beverly Hills nannies.
...And Then They Won Gold: Stepping Stones to Swimming Excellence - Volume 1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
Learn how eight of the greatest male swimmers in recent swimming history progressed from summer league swimming to collectively win 28 Olympic Gold Medals. Included are technique tips from the swimmers themselves and practice samples from each stage of their development.
Love Crazy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,580. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The discovery of a forbidden box of letters sends author Selby McPhee on a fascinating and painful journey through her family’s history in the first half of the American twentieth century. On the box’s lid is a provocative warning: “Personal letters of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Fleming, Jr ~ to be destroyed unopened.” The secrets begin to finally unfold.
The Doors Examined
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Doors Examined examines The Doors and the band's members. It is comprised of selected acclaimed and original articles from The Doors Examiner and serves up content that assesses The Doors' seminal albums, how the group’s music has influenced other artists, and key people in the band’s history; people like Jim Morrison, Jac Holzman, Paul Rothchild, Bruce Botnick, and Pam Courson.
Ted Bundy, Serial Killer: A Short Biography and Psychological Analysis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by KAW Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Ted Bundy--handsome, charming, & articulate--lured victims to their deaths with tricks such as crutches or a fake cast on his arm. He confessed to murdering 30 young women in 7 states between 1974 & 1978, but his true number of victims is unknown. How could such a handsome & intelligent man be such a monster? This book is approx 5000 words--perfect for reading on a tablet, smart phone, or ereader!
Maverick Pilot, Volume Three
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freight dog to freelance, is flying freighters around the world. Then, becoming an independent international instructor, a test pilot, and the director of flight operations for a flag carrier in the Pacific. It's all PG rated, just a bunch of hangar-flying stories. It's a grand run I'm sharing with you. One that allowed me to taste many of the flavors life offers; for that I'm forever thankful.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Two
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Props to Jets, volume two takes me from Honolulu to Hong Kong (where I met and married Vickie.) Flying a dc-3 round trip, once a week to Vung Tau and Cam Ranh bay during the war. I then hired on to fly jets with overseas national airways, a growing supplemental airline. Before deregulation put the airline out of business I learned how to span oceans carrying passengers and cargo.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Sailin' South
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With sextant, sumlog, and a lot of luck the author and his wife set sail in quark, the 29’ sloop they built from a hull-and-deck to chase the sun. There was plenty of fun and excitement as King Neptune toyed with little quark. A few life-long friendships were forged along the 14,000 mile odyssey. Columbus was right; the earth is round.
Greedy for Life: A Memoir on Aging with Gratitude
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 49,000. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Through reflections on the guidance of her one-hundred-year-old grandmother, national healthcare expert, Dr. Lori writes a powerful memoir on aging that is humorously told and sure to be warmly received by all generations. The personal life lessons shared in Greedy for Life, become a universal story of finding purpose and living with gratitude.
Yu Get Jook! Diaries of a Jamaican Medic
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is not Jamaica ER of the UK's Channel 4. It's a kinder, more respectful & less invasive self expose of a Jamaican doctor's journey into and through medicine. Even so, it is no less eye opening, even shocking, & can be funny as all...well....read it.
Lady Gaga - Born This Way! The Making of an Icon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Colin Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Imagine waking up one morning, only to find out Lady Gaga has stopped her career…” Wouldn’t that be a tremendous loss for the music community? If you have not heard a song from Lady Gaga, you probably have been living in a bunker deep underground. Currently, Lady Gaga is one of those rare performers who dares to be completely original in her clothing, music composition, as well as performances.
I was a drummer she was a dancer
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Price: Free! Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"In just a few minutes, my life would be changed forever," the author explains. "It was like the Beatles." A fascinating journey through punk rock and new wave, love and loss, and finally joy and closure.
Jackie - What's in a Name?
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: Australian English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jackie was the youngest child born to a 41 yr old mother. An ultrasound on her mother at 14 weeks gestation, showed Placenta Praevia and an abortion was offered. Her mother was determined to have her baby - even though she would be raising it alone. When Jackie was four, tests revealed that she had Asperger Syndrome - a condition inherited from her father. (PG)- Suitable 10yrs onward.