Books tagged: nonfiction

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Risk to Gain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00)
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Are you warm, safe and dry? Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Wrap up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power of storms comes roaring to life.
Fifty Years of Global Warming
Price: Free! Words: 25,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(4.00)
These 65 essays reflect my personal journey to understand the three modern-day horsemen of the apocalypse who stalk mankind: climate change, peak oil, and population growth. What I found was not reassuring. But don't take my word for any of this. Study the issues. Make up your own mind. Then think about preparing your kids to live in a very different world from the one they see around them today.
Sh*t Magnet: An Autobiography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,230. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by Foremost Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author, Tanker, Soldier...Spy. The life and career of a Spy for the U.S. Army. The author describes a life where the rewards to be earned are as astounding as the price to be paid is devastating. This autobiography reflects the changing world and the United States in the closing decades of the Twentieth Century.
Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Winner of the 2011 George Orwell Award. One of The Atlantic's Top 11 psychology books of 2011. As human beings, we’ve always told stories. Now imagine that one story is taking over the others, narrowing our diversity and creating a monoculture. As a result, your work, your relationships, your community, your physical and spiritual health, your education, and your creativity are changing.
The Scientist and the Sociopath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
THE SCIENTIST AND THE SOCIOPATH presents 16 remarkable nonfiction stories, some of real-life scientists tackling theories and discoveries that will change our world, others of laymen grappling with some aspect of science in their lives. Culled from the author’s reporting for magazines such as Discover, Wired and Seed, these tales are presented together for the first time.
So You Want to Write a Guest Post: An Author’s Guide to Promoting with Guest Blogging [Revised Edition]
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011 by InkyBlots. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
(5.00)
The publishing world keeps on changing and, now more than ever, it is important for authors to have a presence on the internet. But where do you start? So You Want to Write a Guest Post is an easy to follow guide that will help you connect to bloggers and to write guest posts that get potential readers interested in your book.
10+ of Our Top iPod/iPhone Applications to Educate and Entertain Preschoolers & Toddlers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Computers and technology
One day, a relative introduced me to the IPOD. Thinking it was only for adults, I was shocked to learn she has given it as a gift to her 2 1/2+ year old as a learning tool. I did the same and was surprised that, after multiple uses, a preschooler can actually learn how to operate an IPOD. This book recommends excellent applications that teach preschool concepts via various activities and games.
Work For a Living and Still Be Free to Live!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers
Here is step-by-step supportive advice-based on the experience of real people who have made advantageous career choices-that will enable you to find and maintain a life by design and not default.
Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00)
Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever to do it? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read! Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this is a practical guide, a simple, step-by-step process on how to write AND get your work published!