Books tagged: nonfiction

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The Writer's Craft: My 13 Steps to Publishing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
So you want to Write a book? You want to fulfill your dream of Publishing your stories? Follow the steps in which I used to Write and Publish. If a dyslexic like me can do it, So can you!
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
The Secret Life of a Sperm Donor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
Davis Williams jokingly says he will provide sperm to his lesbian friends. When they take him up on his offer, the three of them embark on a life journey unknown to mainstream America. Tales of buying a male home fertility kit, or selecting an appropriate container for the transfer of semen are told alongside insightful vignettes about life in suburban America.
Risk to Gain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
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
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Price: Free! Words: 26,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,230. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011 by Foremost Press. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
THE SCIENTIST AND THE SOCIOPATH presents 17 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]
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011 by InkyBlots. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
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.