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GMO, General Medical Officer
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 71,020. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Robert Nahas. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
G.M.O. represents a humorous but actual account about life in military medicine in the post Vietnam era in the United States. All of the situations occur within the confines of military installations that treats active duty military personnel, dependents of these personnel, and military retirees.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police Book 3 - The Laughs
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Series: The Mean Streets, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 59,060. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The third book in the Mean Streets Series, it is not as serious as the first two books. This one recalls the laughs and the amusing incidents during the Author's time with the South African Police Force (1985-1991). Though not everyone will agree with the policemen's sense of humor, it is fun to read.
Going For A Spin
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a member of the ITN studio team during the Apollo space programme in the 1970s, Gordon became a familiar face to TV audiences. Then, just when he thought life held no more surprises, he found himself flying high in a different sense when he was invited to serve as ‘Physician Extraordinary’ to Her Majesty The Queen Mother. Going for a spin is Gordon’s fascinating and entertaining story.
Becoming Mrs. Rogers: Learning to Live the Fragile X Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Becoming Mrs. Rogers is the true and heart-felt story of one couple's journey into acceptance following a devastating genetic diagnosis for both of their sons. Their story, its highs and lows entwined with its wisdom and compassion, has become a beacon of hope for thousands of families struggling with fragile X and other autism spectrum disorders.
Bouter En Avant! Full Speed Ahead with JULIA CHILD, a mémoire of friendship
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bouter En Avant! Full Speed Ahead, takes you behind the scenes, into JULIA CHILD’s off-screen adventures, depicting Julia’s dedication—beyond her life’s work of saving America from demise by frozen TV-dinners—to striding ever-forward with gusto for life and for creating with family and friends, “real little families” through gastronomy. Savor the extraordinary force for making all things better
A Teacher on the Yukon - The Rampart Alaska Letters
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In 1969 I fulfilled a childhood dream and moved to Alaska. The Federal government was my travel agent, having accepted my application to become a VISTA Volunteer, an application which I had stamped “Alaska Only! ” With foresight that continues to astonish me, I asked my parents, to keep the letters that I sent home. As a result I have approximately 350 letters covering the years 1969 - 1977.
Variety Box Set - 3 Non-Fiction Books
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Box Set contains my three non-fiction books: The Way It Was - my parents’ autobiography, outlining what life was like in the nineteen twenties and thirties. My Health, My Way - my journey from stage four Cancer in 1997 to good health. Huna: Your Power Tool For The Twenty-First Century - About the ancient Hawaiian Kahunas and their ‘magic’.
Camp Fire Girls Roots And Remembrances In New York State
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Murder of the Banker’s Daughter and Murder at the Pencil Factory, comes a powerful new historical true crime short, The “Gold Special” Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D’Autremont Brothers.
Carlos Paula
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Carlos Paula, a Cuban, had a brief career in the major leagues with the Washington Senators. He was exceptional for he became the first dark-skinned Cuban to play for the Washington American League baseball franchise. Earlier Cubans with lighter skin color had made the grade for the Nationals. In 1954 race was a big issue because most of the teams fans were born south of the Mason-Dixon line.
Mother Teresa (A Brief Biography)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Mother Teresa was able to start an open air school and established a home for the destitute who were dying unattended in the city. For this, she was able to convince the city authorities to donate her dilapidated building.
iQuit: The Book of Job(s)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Author Vincent Yanez never planned on working more than a couple of jobs in his life. Unfortunately, he was born with a short attention span and an inability to stay anywhere that annoyed him. The result is iQuit: The Book of Job(s), a snarky look at one man's refusal to put up with anything he found aggravating, disgusting or downright horrifying.
The People Under the House
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.
Two dogs and a suitcase: Clueless in Charente
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
Recipes and Road Stories: Life on the Road with Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby of the duo HanaLena
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Sisters Hannah and Caroline Melby are country music artists who perform under the name HanaLena. A popular Nashville-based touring band, they perform all over the United States. This book is a collection of their adventures, along with recipes they have gathered. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, and it will make you hungry for deep-fried Oreos.
The Grown-Ups Wouldn't Like It
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Delia Despair, as she is now known to her many blog fans, survived a turbulent if privileged childhood as the daughter of a globe-trotting diplomat and was blessed (or cursed) with a confusion of mummies and a string of convents and smart schools before attending a Swiss business school and managing to become an extremely junior journalist on the Daily Telegraph. These are her memoirs.
Tranches d'une vie
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: Canadian French. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ce récit s’adresse aux femmes et aux hommes de quatorze à cent dix ans. L’essentiel est qu’ils partagent la même curiosité quant à des sujets aussi variés que la maltraitance infantile, la difficulté des familles éclatées, la drogue et ses ravages, l’univers psychiatrique et judiciaire, la vie des démunis, les ascensions...
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Journals and Letters of Mother Theodore Guerin
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin (Saint Theodora) came from France in 1840 to found the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana. A prolific letter-writer and colorful journalist, Guerin comes to life through her writings as an American pioneer, educator, businesswoman and leader. Originally printed in 1937, the new digital edition includes color photographs and a new foreword.