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Sing: A Short Memoir by Matthew Laxton
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 by M. M. Justus
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) by Justin Lloyd
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 by Bonnie Baker
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.
Episodes And Experiences by Krishnanand
Price: Free! Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Man can learn more from their own experiences than other sources. In his previous years Swami Krishnanand was narrating the experiences and the episodes of his pilgrimage to his visitors. In its mortal Swamiji is not with us but by his writing we feel his immortal and appealing presence with us.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans by Ellen Marie Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
Confesiones. San Agustin by San Agustin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Esta selección contiene la sustancia de la obra con la que San Agustín logró un análisis penetrante respecto a las más complejas impresiones del alma, a la elevación del sentimiento y a la profundidad de sus visiones filosóficas.De todos los trabajos del llamado santo doctor de la Iglesia católica, ninguno ha sido más leído y admirado universalmente, como este.
Chronicles of a Believer by Don McCain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chronicles of a Believer is a story about love and loss, powerful enemies and more powerful allies, simple faith that moves mountains and simple faith that accepts when mountains won’t move. And it is a true story – a story about the full life that is available to everyone who believes.
Margaret Of Cork by Gail Dennehy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the early years of the seventeenth century, Margaret Casey, widow of an Irish gentleman farmer, is evicted from her manor home by the English . Driven west to Munster with her children and retainers, she finds love, honor, and happiness among the grey Kerry stones. But war is forever on the horizon in Ireland, will Cromwell's army ruin everything?
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher by Carole Marshall
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stubborn Hope: Memoir of an Urban Teacher chronicles the learning curve of a white middle class professional over two decades in an urban high school in Providence, Rhode Island. While teaching students who desperately need an education, her life is radically enriched by them. It concludes with an inside look at the struggles to improve education and the disastrous effects of recent reforms.
Strategies To Survive The Teaching Profession by Esther Chen
Series: Surfing the waves of education, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
Struggling with teaching as a profession? Think that you know what goes on behind the scenes of teachers in the staffroom? Read this book to find out how to improve your life in the teaching profession and understand that surviving teaching is not only about the academic but managing the emotion.
Los Enigmas de Turing by Eduardo Diaz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: Spanish. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Este pequeño libro explora la figura de Alan Turing, el brillante matemático y científico inglés, considerado por muchos el padre de la computación. Un hombre notable cuyo trabajo permitió el desarrollo del computador moderno. Algunos han dicho que es una de las figuras más importantes del siglo XX.
Coming Out Könyv by Marcell Kincses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,600. Language: Hungarian. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ez az írás egy meleg ifjúsági lelkész előbújásának története, napjaink Magyarországában. Marcell megosztja tapasztalait, amelyeket szerzett ezen az úton.
Confessions of a Golf Slut by Susan Fornoff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris. by Cris Hammond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
I frullati da Viel by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Prendere per tutta la vita delle fregature è un record poco invidiabile. Un record che l'autore ha riportato con cura di particolari in questo racconto. Ma si sa, la vita è così e quando dopo anni uno si guarda indietro scopre che, alla fin fine, più che una tragedia quella che è passata è una commedia che vorrebbe raccontare per evitare ad altri di fare gli stessi errori, che però...
Turn Left at the Devil Tree by Derek Pugh
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Higher Than Eagles: The Tragedy and Triumph of an American Family by Maralys Wills
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
He was the first in a family of six children, with parents who initially balked at his fantasies. Prevailing against all the people who called him impractical, a dreamer, Bobby Wills became a legend in the fledgling sport of hang gliding. A family saga written by a mother and one of her six children.
Stepping Through the Recipes of Life...Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice? by Arliss Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
At the time it didn’t seem like a good thing—moving seven times in the first seventeen years of my life. The moves always seemed to come at awkward times of development for me—first grade, sixth grade, ninth grade; but the last was the most exasperating because it was just before my senior year in high school.
2012 And Beyond by Eric Morder
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
40 year old Rick Mo Dee narrates the story of his life to the reader: born poor and with an abusive father; a friendless and gloomy childhood; addicted since teenage to drugs and alcohol; suffering LSD and marijuana psychosis at 19 and diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic; and dwindling along in a hellish adulthood.