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Peru: the Beautiful, the Mystical and the Ugly
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.
Three Men Up A Mountain
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
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.
No Turning Back
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Acrodile Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sir. Dr. Michael Wood is the founder of AMREF Health Africa and AMREF Flying Doctors
In Hemingway's Room
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
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.
From Bastard To Believer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,290. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
The story of growing up in the 1950's and 1960's, coming to terms with one's sexuality and reconciling that sexuality to a true belief in God and what that means to me as a Christian. It is also the story of a personal journey toward that reconciliation and the trials and pitfalls I have had to go through to get to that place in my life.
Firebrand
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.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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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.
Inside: One Woman's Journey Through the Inside Passage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
In Spring 2010, with her world scaled down to an 18-foot sea kayak and the 1,200 mile ribbon of water called the Inside Passage, Susan Conrad launched a journey that took her north to Alaska. On the way, she forged friendships, lived her dream, and discovered the depths of her own strength and courage.
Chaloklum, The Village of No Last Names
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,180. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chaloklum, The Village of No Last Names is about taking a chance. It’s a love story and shows how one can’t help but be influenced by Buddhism, whether or not you’re a follower, while you’re living in its cradle. It’s a tale about finding a home that came in the form of a fishing village on an island in the Gulf of Thailand.
How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
“How to Be 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.
John Mullan: Soldier, Explorer, Road Builder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016 by Stewart Nash. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captain John Mullan is one of the unsung heroes of the American Northwest. He has 42 markers, including 12 statues, 12 stone or pyramid monuments, 12 road signs, and 6 historical markers from eastern Washington to central Montana, for explorations and road construction in 1853 to 1862, all by horseback. The groundwork he laid later became the U.S. highway system and part of Interstate 90
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
Travelers Together
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Experience the sights and sounds of missionary adventure, as well as the danger and excitement that come with it. You won't even need a passport as Becky Dornhecker takes you along through her many journeys. It's not the love of travel and adventure that compels them, but God's love for all the people along the way. Reading this book will awaken your heart to that same love!
Icefall: The True Story of a Teenager on a Mission to the Top of the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A suspenseful memoir marked by adventure, hardship, and achievement, Alex Staniforth’s "Icefall" is the remarkable true story of a teenager’s journey to conquer Mount Everest.
Not Another Danger Boy: Post Sequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book three in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events: first unicycle, first psychedelic journey, surviving a superstorm. You know; the exciting stuff!
Leaving America
Series: Alexander County Abroad. Price: Free! Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
It is a story about an American married couple leaving the United States to live and work in the United Arab Emirates, a small oil rich Muslim country located in the Persian Gulf. Follow the couple as they experience cultural differences and language barriers while adjusting to their new environment. Travel abroad in Europe on weekends and holidays to experience a taste of the old world.
I Did It My Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
How I Became an American Socialist
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Misfit Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Leech takes the reader on an exciting and thought-provoking journey from Britain to the US to Colombia to the Amazon and to Cuba that challenges many of the beliefs he had grown up with. No longer able to ignore the many injustices he has witnessed over the years, Leech concludes that socialism offers us our only hope to achieve a more compassionate, democratic and sustainable world.