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Foster Girl, A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,560. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Foster Girl, A Memoir is a coming-of-age story of one teen girl who has suffered unimaginable abuses. All Georgette wants is a normal life, but it's hard to achieve that when she's forced to live with strangers while her own family is nowhere to be found. Complete with letters, court reports and photos, Foster Girl gives you an insider look at what happens to homeless children in today's America.
Our Frugal Summer in Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Category: 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
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: 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.
That's What Women Do
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The often hilarious journey of a French woman through life.
Five Days In The Trees Near The Water - Eight Years Into Recovery
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Series: IN THE WORDS OF AN ADDICT. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: 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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,040. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,720. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,670. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,660. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Life Force Books. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: 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.
Lillian
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,890. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lillian Vickers, a pretty working class girl, is sent to work at a young age on a farm in Ludborough, Lincolnshire. It is around the start of the 20th century. In Lillian we follow her story as she negotiates her way through life: marriage, motherhood, the trials of family, and health.
Not What We Were Expecting
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing www.fountainbluepublishing.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
An adoption agency and birth mother want to take back a 3-month old baby boy from a couple who wanted to give him a loving home after learning that the adoptive mother was pregnant. The 22-year old biological mother (who had signed away all parental rights) said that she wanted the parents who adopted her son to not have their own biological children.
Peach Cobbler for Breakfast - Surviving a Life-Altering Event
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by iCrew Digital Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Sheila Moore Thornburg Dobbie lived the experience of loss, came up with a plan for survival and achieved her recovery. Peach Cobbler for Breakfast is a story of love and loss. It is laughter through tears and overcoming fears. It is indescribable grief and pain beyond belief. It is joy and recovery through new discoveries. It is survival.
Nobody Told Me
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 93,580. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Cassie’s childhood was one of cruelty and sexual abuse; suffered for as long as she could remember. Her story tells of how Cassie’s life was a life full of a dependency that began in her teens and ended in her 40’s.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.