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I Was a Cold War Penguin by Dafydd Manton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B by Christine Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
I Transform, You Transform: A Self Improvement Autobiography to Help You by Andrew Bushard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Biographies fill bookstores and libraries, but rarely if ever, do we find an explicitly self help biography. Step by step, through each period of his life, Andrew Bushard shows you how he has constantly improved himself, encouraging you to do the same. We reap the greatest rewards when we constantly improve ourselves and this work shows you exactly how.
Life Is an Adventure...If You Choose to Make It So by Ken Horsfall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Life is an adventure...if you choose to make it so. These are the words Ken Horsfall has chosen to live his life by. From the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the UN offices of Cambodia, Ken has lived a life of extraordinary adventure. In this book, he shares stories which will give you the inspiration you need to also venture along the road less travelled.
One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal by Sandy Yoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
The First Time Without You by Mary Lotorto-Soroka
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"The First Time Without You" is based on a one-year journal maintained after my husband's death. I chose to share my journal in the hopes of helping other going through the same grieving process.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre by Lonna Cunningham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes by Chris Norton & Christy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
TROUBLED MISSION: Fighting for Love, Spirituality and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru by John Wagner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,090. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A successful US attorney abandons his law practice to volunteer with a religious organization in Peru. In his sometimes romantic, sometimes terrifying, always inspiring memoir, John Wagner searches for love, spirituality, and the chance to fight against injustice and oppression in a country not his own, while working for a religious organization he could not trust.
King Without a Kingdom by John Hulbert
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Hulbert’s trek through the material world and the New Age, looking for answers surrounding the meaning of life, are vividly explored in this one man’s journey. The great stories of our civilization, from Homer’s “Odyssey” to “The Wizard of Oz” are epics of the heroic journey; returning home after an arduous and dangerous trip into foreign and unknown lands facing insurmountable obstacles.
Confessions of a Cougar by Morgan St. James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Romance » General
What would you do with three glorious weeks in England, all expenses paid? FROM ONE REVIEWER: A delightful romp by two women young in heart and sleek of body told with humor and just the right bit of sexual intrigue! Grab a Bass Ale and your favorite seat for a new look at women over 40 and the men who love them, while you enjoy the sights and sounds of England in the background.
Picture Perfect? by Kordale Lewis
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
Slave To The Farm by Erika Tafel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
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