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Remember...in your dreams?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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When his last grandson was born, grandfather was concerned about the possibility that his wife’s sojourn in this world would be forgotten, as she left too early in life. He decided to create an almost magical way of traveling through time in order to have this newborn child meet not only grandmother but other departed members of the family.
Hooligan: A Mormon Boyhood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
In the days before sunscreen, soccer practice, MTV, and Amber Alerts, boys roamed freely in the American West--fishing, hunting, hiking, pausing to skinny-dip in a river or pond. Douglas Thayer was such a boy, and in this poignant, often humorous memoir, he depicts his Utah Valley boyhood during the Great Depression and World War II.
Atomic Renaissance: Women Mystery Writers of the 1940s/1950s
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
At the dawn of the Atomic Age, these seven women (Margaret Millar, Patricia Highsmith, Mignon Eberhart, Phoebe Atwood Taylor, Dorothy Hughes, Charlotte Armstrong, and Leslie Ford) provided extraordinary energy, style, and innovation to mystery fiction.
How God Ruined My Life
Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
What gives you the right to judge? Is that not God’s Job? After a little education, you would come to realize that God is a being of unconditional love, and in being so, may not even be judgemental him self! And if he is a judgemental God then who are we to judge him for it? So if you are judging this book by its’ cover, perhaps you could learn a little something from these texts!
Life's A Joke
Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Addictive! A book that reveals the true potential of Life and the importance of laughter. As Jay M Horne records a dialogue of a very special kind, questions about Infinite, God, existence, and the human spirits unwavering strength to persevere and heal itself, are answered as he fights and wins his epic battle.
Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Anne of Brittany was only 12 when, in 1488, she became its Duchess, but already she was among the best-educated women of her era and she was determined to preserve the duchy’s independence. At 15 she averted takeover by France when she married its king, Charles VIII, and after he died she married his successor, Louis XII, becoming the only person ever twice crowned Queen of France. Ages 12 up.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
Driving Minnie's Piano: Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Novelist Lesley Choyce weaves together his real-life adventures living by the sea at Lawrencetown Beach on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore. He writes of his love for the rugged coast and tells tales of the ordinary and the extraordinary. His story involves accounts of what it's like surfing in the Canadian North Atlantic through all four seasons, including the frigid depths of winter.
Make It Your Business: Dare To Climb the Ladder of Leadership
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
Filled with “Norman Rockwell” scenes, except with arroz con pollo on the stove,” Sylvia Montero tells the story of her journey from the plantation shack in Puerto Rico and the Projects of the Lower East Side to a “beyond dreams” career at Pfizer Inc which she capped by becoming the highest ranking Latina in the history of the company, as S.V.P./head of global Human Resources.
Vermont Wild, Adventures of Vermont Fish & Game Wardens, Vol.1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hilarious, true Vermont game warden encounters with lovesick moose, hungry bears, raucous raccoons, wily poachers, a nutty hunting dog and the most ingenious use of dynamite you’ll ever read! Anyone of any age who enjoys reading or listening to well-written outdoor stories will love this book.