Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Historical biography | Woman biographies | Adventurers & explorers | Religious biography | Military biography | Literary biography | Criminals & outlaws | Other biographies | Sports biography | All sub-categories >>
Dear Martl, a companion to the book Dear Hanna, is based on Hanna's journal and on letters she wrote to her husband, Martl, on the Eastern Front during World War II.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,200. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“Dear Martl, a companion to the book “Dear Hanna” presents a story of the trouble and hardship women had to endure while their men were engaged on the front during World War II.
a second chance at life
Price: $20.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
self help book
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Bee Gees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Bee Gees were born in England, moved to Australia where they got their start and then moved back to England and then eventually took up residence in America. This book is about the group, but even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years. The Bee Gees defined music for a generation.
Secret Storms: A Mother and Daughter, Lost then Found
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The year is 1964. A pregnant, nineteen-year-old debutante is confined to a mental hospital until she gives birth. A loving middle-class couple adopts the baby girl from Catholic Charities. In this award-winning memoir, a mother and daughter recount the stories of their lives. Written in two distinct and deeply expressive voices, their stories seamlessly meld together toward a breathtaking ending.
Mickey Mantle: Inside and Outside the Lines
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Mickey Mantle: Inside and Outside the Lines is different from any other Mickey Mantle book. It was written for baseball lovers and Mantle fans who will live vicariously through it's author Tom Molito.
Legends of Soul - Aretha Franklin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This is the first in a series of books about the Legends of Soul. I started with Aretha because, well, she is the Queen. Aretha could easily be put into the category of rock and roll. In fact, she has done it all. She sings rock, soul, R&B, gospel, jazz and blues and we’ll talk a little about these as we review her life.
Through the Eyes of a Young Physician Assistant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the delivery of a newborn, to the terminally ill at the end of their lives, and many in between, Through the Eyes of a Young Physician Assistant will leave you laughing and crying and with a deeper appreciation of PAs.
Canadian Police Heroes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Superlative bravery, humble heroism, selfless dedication: these are just some of the qualities that informed the actions of the people featured in this collection of Canadian police officers.
How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
“How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy” tells the story of Sharon Mitchell’s global journey of self-discovery, through which the secrets of health, wealth and wisdom unfolded before her. The answers for every woman are woven through this amazing story that takes place in some of the world’s most intriguing and exotic locations.
Georgia O'Keefe
Price: Free! Words: 240. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Explore Georgia O'Keefe through the photo fantasy artwork of Lisa E. Jobe. Melding O'Keefe's own paintings with the photography of Steiglitz and various other elements, Jobe creates a digital decoupage to experience the artist like never before. Containing quotes by O'Keefe herself, this picture book is a sure bet for any O'Keefe admirer.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Roy Orbison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Roy Orbison had one of the best voices in pop music. It was a forceful, almost operatic bel canto tenor that is unlike anyone else in music. When you hear a Roy Orbison song, you almost immediately know who it is. Roy had a wonderful career that was cut short at what could be called, the prime of his life. He died of a heart attack at the age of 52.
Comment être unique?
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 640. Language: French. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Riley a un projet en tête: elle veut remplacer la bac par une classe amusente. Est-ce qu;elle va réussir? Lisez cet e-book pour savoir.
100 cosas que no sabías sobre Hitler y el Tercer Reich
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Circulan muchas mentiras y medias verdades sobre Adolf Hitler. Este ensayo trata de explicar la verdad de forma breve y concisa, dividiendo en 100 puntos cada uno de los mitos al respecto. Por fin unas explicaciones rápidas y claras al alcance de todos, sin la aridez metodológica de los estudios históricos ni bulos o exageraciones. Incluye un extenso estudio fotográfico de su vida.
In the Path: Living Through a Tornado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
I was living in Joplin, Missouri with my dog, Edie, back in 2011 when an EF5 tornado struck the city. Read the story of Edie's and my survival and what we experienced in the aftermath.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Neil Diamond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Neil Diamond began his career in the Sixties. He started as a songwriter. He grew his career from songwriter to singer to major recording artist to international star. He has withstood the changes in the music industry, starting as a teen idol and growing into a performer that is listened to and enjoyed by all ages. His albums still chart on Billboard even to this day and his tours still sellout.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Once a popular mystery writer, Judson P. Philips rose through the ranks of pulp fiction magazines, achieving success as Hugh Pentecost. Years later, he established a summer stock theater that launched several careers. Despite personal success and professional achievement, Philips maintained he was a failure. Audrey Parente examines the complicated life and career of a complex artist.
The Steinway That Wouldn't Budge (Confessions of a Piano Tuner)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As much a social commentary on people, the anecdotes about different characters are filled with humour and the text is light and easy to read. The unspoiled beauty and charm of East Anglia provides a perfect backdrop to Peter Tryon's account, all combining together to make this a book that you won't want to put down.
Rise of a Woman: A Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A memoir of a woman fallen within her family, culture and the society. And she stood on her own feet. A story of forty years in twelve thousand words! It is all about stubbornness and revenge which turned out to be courage and determination.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Paul Anka
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Paul Anka started out as a teen idol. He was the boy the girls all swooned over when he sang. I listened to the radio a lot when I was a kid and always enjoyed a Paul Anka song when it came on. Even though Paul was a great singer (and still is), he’s also one of the best songwriters that we’ve had in the past fifty years. He has written songs that have become icons in our American culture.
Beyond a Charmed Life, A Mother's Unconditional Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 by Divine Phoenix. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What Happens When You Search for Hope? Beyond a Charmed Life, A Mother’s Unconditional Love is an inspirational memoir about a mother’s love for her special needs son with heartfelt stories and a triumphant spirit of overcoming insurmountable challenges. From caretaker to advocate role, author Barbara Huntress Tresness wants to share “you are not alone and hope does exist”.