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Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse by Phyllis Hain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin by Tamara Hart Heiner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summer approaches and the residents in Joplin anticipate the fun activities that will follow. What they don’t anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011. The tornado kills over a hundred people and leaves thousands homeless. In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage. Each makes different choices as Joplin recovers from the destruction.
Jenny's Daughter by Jaqi Wade
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed by Darlene Deacon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
Ultimate Tragedy by Doreen Pchajek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ultimate Tragedy is gripping, compelling and inspiring. There is no greater tragedy that one can experience than the death of one's child. Feel the emotional turmoil that is felt by bereaved parents as author Doreen Pchajek shares her story of devastation and loss.
What I Know about Jumping by Marcie L. Boyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Have you ever made a major life decision and felt the tremendous fear, worry, and excitement that goes along with it? That is what is referred to as “jumping” in this book, and it is a natural and necessary part of life. But there’s no need to do it alone. Get “What I know about Jumping” for the support, guidance, and insight you need to make your next major life change!
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life by Lucretia E. Pretorius
Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Our Frugal Summer in Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,660. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables
Meet Sarah Jane, a woman with a reputation for culinary catastrophe who tries to keep her family fed in challenging circumstances in rural France.
My Beautiful Flower by Jean Murray
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Murray takes the reader through the changing face of Ireland from the post war years to the present day. And the journey, described with a lyrical Irish voice, is seen through the eyes of her family, through drink addiction, violence, poverty, success, love and fear and eventually the overcoming of depression.
The Risk of Sorrow: Conversations with Holocaust Survivor, Helen Handler by Valerie Foster
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
What can the few remaining survivors of the Holocaust teach us before they are gone? What is it that hasn’t yet been said? A high school teacher is given the opportunity to find out when one such survivor chooses her to preserve her final testament. In The Risk of Sorrow, Valerie Foster, takes us on a compelling journey through her complex relationship with Helen Handler, a survivor of Auschwitz.
Five Days In The Trees Near The Water - Eight Years Into Recovery by Kelly Busch
Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this compelling true story the reader is invited inside the journey written in Five Days that will leave the reader speechless, heart warmed, in tears, laughing and inspired.
Gracie an English Bull Terrier: A Handbook for Being Dog's Best Friend by Christy Oslund
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
30 years rehabilitating dogs barely prepared Christy for her first Bull Terrier. Add a Collie and Labrador to the mix and life could be chaotic; when it came to medical crisis and stress, these same dogs provided the encouragement to keep going. Including tips on temperament testing, feeding, and training, this memoir/handbook will resonate with dog lovers, affirming why we are dog-people.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher by Peter Mt. Shasta
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Falling to Minimum Wage Misery: How I survived the Great Recession by Tara Boxman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir detailing a period of time when the author worked at a minimum wage job during the recession. She had fallen from a career that required a Bachelor's degree to a part time job that had no education requirement. She speaks of her struggle during this time and how she made her way out.
A Not So Virgin Mary by Jeffrey A. Michael
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Based on the true story of a woman born and raised in Brockton, Mass. She served her country in WWII working on a project that was classified 'Top Secret' until the 1990s. She transitioned to civilian life to work in the State Department to work for the first freely elected president of South Korea, Syngman Rhee. She was in South Korea at the start of the Korean Conflict,
Cowboy Sweethearts by Judy Goodspeed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Get a glimpse of rodeo life from the days of tent camps and telegrams to the age of traveling in luxury horse trailers with built-in living quarters and cell phones. Read the true stories of eleven women who married prominent men of the rodeo. Some stayed at home while other went with their husbands on the rodeo circuit. A few were rodeo participants, themselves.
We All Have a Voice: My Mother's Story by Maha Al Fahim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,720. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
At the age of 14, Maha Al Fahim skillfully brings her mother's story to life in these pages, creating an inspiring testament to the power of speaking the truth, of bringing meaning to suffering, and of discovering what truly matters in this life. Her mother’s experiences highlight the denigrating effects of discrimination, the abuse of labor laws, and the corrupting power of greed.
SOULFUL A Journey Through Shadow Can Lead to Light by T.B Human
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Touching, powerfully direct, and insightful. Soulful tells a story of unprecedented depth and intrigue of how T.B Human learned to live with her spiritual sensitivity and bravely shares intimate details of a journey searching for love and acceptance while walking a life where spirit we her constant companions.
Female Kundalini by Margaret Miranda Dempsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Life Force Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
As a young girl, Margaret Dempsey's turn towards “something spiritual" appeared to be a source of comfort in a confusing and bewildering world. As she describes her upbringing in Catholic Ireland, her days in a boarding school run by nuns, her training as a nurse, and her escape to London, New York and India, we understand how the challenges she faced brought about a spiritual longing.
Driven: When Obstacles Take Center Stage by Magetta Chantiloupe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Driven is about betrayal, deception, abuse, infedility and abandonment. Driven can be a panacea on how to overcome extreme difficulties by determination, the will to overcome and desire to succeed. Driven tells how she fought to keep her family of five off the government's payroll by having four jobs, each feeding off each other enabling her to go from poverty to become a successful entrepeneur.