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Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne: Selected Letters by Basil Guy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Charles-Joseph, Seventh Prince de Ligne, was from a prominent family in Hainaut, Belgium, and served in the army of the Hapsburg empire.This collection of letters and notes focuses on some of his political ideas or on his preening as a "man about town." All have been vetted for their reliability: gay, but not licentious; serious, but not stodgy; both profound and lighthearted.
Dear Dad: Working through my father's death by brianna28
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
When I was 26 years old, I lost my Dad to cancer. My Dad was my whole world, and I had never had to grieve like this before. This is series of letters I wrote to him after learning his diagnose up until this November. Learning to live without him as been my most difficult trial yet. This is my journey.
Histoire de ma jeunesse - François Arago by F. Arago
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2017 by Koumimi. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extrait : Je naquis le 26 février 1786, dans la commune d’Estagel, ancienne province du Roussillon (département des Pyrénées-Orientales). Mon père, licencié en droit, avait de petites propriétés en terres arables, en vignes et en champs d’oliviers, dont le revenu faisait vivre sa nombreuse famille. J’avais donc trois ans en 1789, quatre ans en 1790, cinq ans en 1791, six ans en 1792...
'Pensées d’une solitaire' précédées de fragments inédits. Louise Ackermann by Ackermann Louise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2017 by Koumimi. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extrait : S’il est difficile de donner une juste idée des contemporains illustres dans l’intimité desquels on n’a pas pénétré, il l’est aussi d’en parler lorsqu’on les a approchés de très près, quand on a pu les apprécier et les admirer dans leur vie de chaque jour, quand on en a été aimé tendrement. On voudrait réussir à faire comprendre la noblesse, la droiture, la belle simplicité des rares
Viața de petrolist by Vasile Dragomir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,250. Language: Romanian. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
O adevărată provocare stilistică, pe care autorul o înfruntă cu succes: materialul se parcurge alert şi ne oferă, prin bogăţia de detalii, acces privilegiat la un univers socio-profesional incitant.
Faraway Times and Places by Carolene Callahan Herbel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
From Kansas to Las Cruces to Taos and beyond, artist and author Carolene Callahan Herbel tells tales in Faraway Times and Places that capture the tenderness, hardship, and challenges of the Greatest Generation, those Americans who, in the words of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, had a “rendezvous with destiny."
From Faith to Freedom: A Gay Man’s Escape from Christian Fundamentalism by Daniel Payne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of one man who survived the Bible Belt and came to terms with his homosexuality via a zig-zagging journey of sexual and spiritual exploration.No matter your orientation, the ups and downs within these pages are sure to offer insight into the joys and struggles of one queer journey through fundamentalism into freedom.
'Dear Thursday…' Love Notes to the Days of the Week, Volume Four by Kevin J. O'Conner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The fourth volume of Kevin J. O'Conner's love notes to the days of the week, a unique slant on the act of 'journaling'…
Journal of Janet Tallulah, Volume 1 by Jay W. MacIntosh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journal of Janet Tallulah, Volume I, is a courageous and intimate inner record of a young woman's struggle for meaning and direction in life. It is honest and open in its internal conversation.
Pushing Fifty, Still Pushing by Frank Perez
Price: Free! Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
You've read all those inspirational books and stories about the lucky ones that have 'made it'. What if you wake up one day, on the wrong side of forty and have to pick yourself up again from what you consider a broken life? Would you have the courage and determination to once again, kick yourself into high gear and start from scratch?
Survivor: The Story of One Woman's Personal Transformation from Victim to Survivor by Lindsay Keane
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
In this book, written in a unique and poetic style, Lindsay Keane tells her very personal story of healing after sexual assault. She was victimized in high school and originally dealt with the trauma through denial. This caused her pain to seep out in various ways throughout the years (PTSD, Depression, Toxic relationship cycles, etc.). Eventually, her experiences led her to seek and find healing.
Jealous Justice by Alan Thorne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Thorne, rose through the ranks of his local police force to become a chief superintendent in his early forties.This is the story of how a decent `top copper' found himself framed by jealous colleagues and had no choice but to resign from the force and rebuild his life - and how he then found himself facing a terrible personal tragedy.
Adventures with Durango Pete: Life and Poetry with a Cow Dog Philosofur by Stephen Hinman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution
Soon after adoption, Durango Pete, an Australian Cattle dog, and his new dad, Stephen were locked into a battle of wills. After months of frustration - desperation even - a simple game of tug-of-war was the turning point. Adventures with Durango Pete is the story of how two stubborn souls found each other and discovered what a dog can teach an old man, and he a dog.
An Irish Heart: Poetic Memoirs of a Belfast Child by Greg McVicker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Using his unique and distinctive style of storytelling by way of stanza and prose, Irish Author and Poet, Greg McVicker, dives headfirst into the turbulent cycle of life. He writes unashamedly from his heart, using powerful imagery and descriptive quotes that beautifully support and paint a vivid picture throughout his poetic narratives, all the while carrying readers along on a whirlwind journey!
Sleeping With The Rabbits by Susanne Defoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Susanne Defoe suffered violence and bullying at school on a daily basis throughout her childhood, finding comfort only with her pet rabbits. Desperate to escape from her controlling father and ignorant mother, she found herself pregnant at fifteen. This is the story of how Susanne struggled to escape from a life of abuse, cruelty and ignorance.
Strike! Quitting is Not an Option, Neither Quitting is a Choice by Aimsy McNamara
You set the price! Words: 37,350. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Desperate to provide a better future for her kids, Megan takes a risk by leaving them in the care of their grandparents, while she takes every opportunity to advance herself by taking any job she can in London. Despite working hard, success eludes Megan. And so failures come with debts, which threaten to finish all her dreams. And there is yet worse to confront. Megan fights against all the odds.
Wayfaring Wounded Wondrously by Helene Levasseur
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017 by Silver Bow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A Survivors journey through Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) on the long road to recovery and the emotional ups and downs a TBI Survivor experiences.
When Walls Become Bridges: A Journey of Discovery to Heal and Conquer Hatred by Stuart Lewis
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This narrative begins with a true account of a Jewish man in the heart of the Cold War. On a spontaneous trip to East Berlin, Stuart Lewis meets a man named Frank who lived within the confines of the Communist Soviet system. The divisions between the East and the West are disturbingly similar to the realities of today, proving that connecting with each other as human beings trumps all.
Love Letters in the Grand: The Adventures and Misadventures of a Big-City Piano Tuner by John Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Here are 30 true tales, variously funny, touching, and dramatic, from the author's 28 years of piano tuning. Whether he's telling about tuning a piano for Elvis Presley, clobbering a vicious dog with his tool kit, or finding Tommy guns and love letters in pianos, the author's dedication to his craft, his love of people and music, his strong work ethic and his caring nature all shine through.
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