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A Crazy Idea by Chris Wells
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,840. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
What started as a crazy idea turned into quite the adventure. The story of a crazy young British couple living in a school bus in the wilds of northern Ontario. Bears, moose hunts, ski-dooing, ice, snow, parties and finally, Junior Rangers. By the same author "A Crazy Idea Too!"
Tightwads on the Loose by Wendy Hinman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,180. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tightwads on the Loose features the exciting story of two vagabonds who explore far flung islands and civilizations for seven years aboard a 31-foot wooden sailboat. They live without what most would call "necessities" and discover that what matters most is a sense of humor.
A Tame Colonial Girl by Wendy Stanley
Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 83,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This intimate diary of the author's life begins when she, a small girl born in England, travels to Kenya to join her parents who had arrived there overland via the Sahara Desert circa 1947/1948. The story is told with a deliberate honesty that demonstrates the integrity of the author and her desire to tell the world what it is really like to leave your native country how to live in a new world!
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins by Paul Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
Жизнь на грани by Alain Dizerens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: Russian. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Автобиография. Воспоминания, включающие в себя рассказы человека, который побывал в воюющем Вьетнаме, Камеруне, Израиле времен «войны Судного дня» и работал волонтером в госпитале, рабочим на фабрике, гидом-охотником, охранником, смотрителем музея, работником кибуца, помощником учителя. Авторский взгляд отличает поэтическое отношение к миру.
Rich, Thin and Happy by Sharon Mitchell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
“Rich, Thin and Happy” tells the story of Sharon Mitchell’s global journey of self-discovery, through which the secrets of health, wealth and wisdom unfolded before her. The answers for every woman are woven through this amazing story that takes place in some of the world’s most intriguing and exotic locations.
The Stranger in Paradise: A Biography of Ayn Rand (Chinese Edition) by Zhongjing Liu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The first biography of Ayn Rand in Chinese. 首部安·兰德中文传记 “上帝的光指引朴茨茅斯的清教徒，自我的光指引新个体主义的信徒。不为宗师，便为虚无。”
Obama: The Great Betrayer by Bhaskar Sarkar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Obama has betrayed those who voted for him by doing nothing to alleviate the sufferings of those who gave him their money and votes. He betrayed the US servicemen in Afghanistan, the people of Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia. More people have died in conflicts around the world during his Presidency except during the World War II and the Vietnam War. He has betrayed the world.
Kismet, The Great Leader Of Africa by Lineo Monne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The book follows the story of Kismet, a man who went to the foreign land to serve his nation. Kismet, “the great” through his ways and teachings stole the hearts of the foreign people.
La bestia e l'uomo by Federico Bini
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: Italian. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
La storia di Paul Belloni du Chaillu, il primo uomo bianco a incontrare un gorilla. Dalle foreste del Gabon, alla Londra vittoriana eccitata dalle teorie di Darwin, all'America dei circhi delle meraviglie: la storia di un uomo che ebbe molte patrie, ma morì senza una bandiera.
Peru: the Beautiful, the Mystical and the Ugly by Halle McQueen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Halle McQueen's interest in plant medicine inspired her to go to Peru. However, her naivety and lack of knowledge about local cultures exposed her to many experiences. Some were illuminating with Ayahuasca ceremonies but others were dangerous and very ugly. Her plant medicine knowledge was also challenged when she became very ill. This is a factual account of those times.
Dave (A True Story) by Daniel Nyberg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: British English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
'Dave (A True Story) refers to a most interesting experience Elizabeth and I incurred recently. It is the story of human kindness and generosity without restriction or condition that we received from a total stranger.That stranger was a first nation Piikani gentleman who works at the UNESCO World Heritage Site 'Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump' near Fort MacLeod, Southern Alberta, Canada.
Three Men Up A Mountain by John Furniss
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
John Furniss and his friends took every opportunity to escape from their work and studies and go climbing together, first in England, Wales and Scotland and later tackling the more challenging peaks of the Austrian and German Alps. Adding the vertical metres together, they scaled more than 13 times the height of Mount Everest.
Confessions Of An Emotional Shipwreck by James Bridgwater
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Adventure » General
Confessions of an Emotional Shipwreck provides us with an incredibly personal and touching account of James Bridgwater’s life, from a shocking childhood tragedy to humorous accounts of his time at boarding school and on throughout his adult life.
In Hemingway's Room by Christopher Heard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Hemingway's Room is not a literary overview of Hemingway's work nor is it a definitive biographical study, it is a collection of stories about one of the most adventurous hotel lovers the world has ever known gathered by a fellow hotel lover who could never get enough of Hemingway hotel stories when he heard them.
HOMEWARD BOUND by Bill van Bommel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
I had to dig out 40 years’ worth of sailing logs and numerous notes on the life I have lived and the places I have seen. I then began to appreciate what a privileged life I have been given.
Firebrand by Aaron Barnhart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
1848. The Bondi family is leaving for a better life in America. But 15-year-old Anschl doesn’t want to go. He’s found his life’s purpose in Vienna, fighting on the barricades against a tyrant king. But Anschl is about to confront an even more monstrous evil in his adopted land — slavery — and the fight will take him to Kansas and the army of the notorious John Brown. Based on a true story.
Peter Thiel: Players, Companies, Life by Richard Byrne Reilly
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Investigative journalist Richard Byrne Reilly has published the first biography of Peter Thiel, the controversial billionaire and contrarian behind some of the world's most powerful and disruptive technology companies. "Peter Thiel: Players, Companies, Life," is an unauthorized microbiography that gives the reader a glimpse into the complex mind behind one of the co-founders of PayPal.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency by Blythe Tait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.