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Straightling: A Memoir by Cyndy Drew Etler
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
She wasn't a druggie badass. She was just a kid looking for love, a kid who ran away from her violent home. Homeless for a month, she was finally safe…until her mother locked her up in Straight Inc, a warehouse full of teen savages. On the outside, Straight was a drug rehab. On the inside, it was…it was something else. “Compelling. Scary. Totally real." -Ellen Hopkins, bestselling author of CRANK
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia by Svetlana Grobman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Russian(5.00 from 1 review)
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia is a luminous memoir that describes the coming of age of a young Jewish girl in an oppressive totalitarian society rife with hypocrisy and Antisemitism.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year) by Elizabeth Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
On the Periphery: David Sylvian - A Biography by Christopher Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
At last, the definitive biography of David Sylvian. This book — which has taken 3 years to complete — tracks the period of Sylvian’s solo career from 1982 to 2015. As well as being one of popular music’s most innovative and influential composers, Sylvian is an enigmatic and complex man, and the musical, personal, and spiritual journey he has undertaken over the last three decades is profound.
Glass Half Full by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
Voices on the Wind by Cecile Yazbek
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Eva’s South African-born mother dies suddenly at home in Sydney, Eva, in her first year of teaching, travels to Johannesburg to fill in the stories of her Lebanese ancestors.
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth by John Morgan
Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA by Lisa Oltmans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is a memoir of triumph and miracles. You always have the choice to either give up or fight. This is the story of the fight to live in spite of insurmountable odds. Maybe giving up is the easiest choice, but we never picked the easy way. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, death by age 2. Fortunately, Shane couldn't read.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant by Marsha Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects her life-affirming faith, part of her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
In the Warlord's Garden by Melinda Lewis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Richard Lewis seeks to serve Afghans while living in cities and a village with his family. Together they experience the joys and challenges of life and medicine both before and after American troops arrive in the country.
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran by Sima Goel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Son of Man: A Biography of Jesus by Henry H Harris
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Would You Like to Know Jesus as Those Closest to Him Did? This account of Christ’s ministry years tells the story chronologically and in the context of Jesus’s culture. What emerges is a holistic, historically accurate dramatization that provides a 360-degree view of Jesus and his world. Through this book, you can take a trip through time and sit at the feet of the Son of Man.
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw by Donald H. Carpenter
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
Whistling In The Wind by Albert McKnight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This autobiography of Rev. Fr. Albert J. McKnight, C.S.Sp., a Black Catholic Priest who helped spearhead the economic development of Afro-Americans in Louisiana, but is now spearheading a spiritual revival seen as the only true means to authentic liberation and real equality.
Slave To The Farm by Erika Tafel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes by Janiss Garza
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by FitCat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes contains the true-life stories of 12 rescue cats, each one told through the feline’s own perspective. Funny, tragic, earthy and inspiring, this artfully-compiled anthology was edited by Janiss Garza, renowned author and columnist for CatChannel online.
The Eleanor Venture: A Memoir by Eleanor Carlson Flanders by Paul Flanders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eleanor Venture tells a coming-of-age story informed by The Dust Bowl and the Great Depression—two events that create hardship in the author’s early years. Eleanor Carlson, oldest of seven and spunky farm girl, forges her unique path into adulthood. A fearless seeker of new places, people, and parties, hers is a humorous, blunt, and self-analytic woman’s voice in the “Greatest Generation.”
Letter from Alabama: The Inspiring True Story of Strangers Who Saved a Child and Changed a Family Forever by David Workman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Letter from Alabama" is the inspiring true story of two children orphaned and abandoned, then saved by grace and a family's love -- and by a startling letter that traveled hundreds of miles and changed everything. The book richly and intimately portrays what life in America was like over several decades of the 20th century before era of the Internet and instant communication.
My Thai Story by Guy Lilburne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
We all have a dream of how we would like our life to be, but most of us compromise and settle for far less. I was guilty of the doing the same. Stuck in a rut. A burnt out and washed up police detective who drinks and smokes too much and was just letting life pass me by, hoping one day it would all change and life would get better.