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October 2017 - Richard Lighthouse Ebooks on Smashwords
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
This short ebook lists 93 ebooks on smashwords.com published by Richard Lighthouse, between January 2013 and October 2017 . These are currently available. Note there are some ebooks that have been superceded and are no longer available. Some ebooks were published prior to 2013 on other websites.
Dentistry—For Better or for Worse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Some personal thoughts and advice for lay people about dentistry. Or, things you always wanted to know about dentistry, but were afraid to ask.
Learning to Love the Peso; How to Move to Mexico and Why
You set the price! Words: 83,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
There are many American, Canadians and Europeans who have thought of moving to Mexico or another Latin American country but have no idea how to accomplish such a change. This book is an account of the author's move to Baja California in Mexico. Included in the book is an index of information one will need to know in order to make the transition.
Ancient Greek Quotes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
876 Quotes from 44 Ancient Greek Philosophers, Scientists, Poets , Statesmen . Quotes about Life, Self Improvement, Success, Politics, Motivation, Happiness, Finance, Communication, Freedom, Self Mastery, Health, Religion, Education, Relationships, Friendship, War, Nature, Character, Power.
Self-Made Billionaires: 10 Stories of Inspiration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
This Inspirational Article Follows 10 Self Made Billionaires Who Are Not Only Rich and Successful, But Also Are Very Giving With Their Fortunes. This Is A Must Read For Any Entreprenuer, Small Business Owner and Any One Who Needs Inspiration.
My Best Stories in Smashwords
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The author of this book has authored about 250 stories and articles that have been published in Smashwords. A prospective reader might not know where to begin. This book may serve as a guide to them. The author believes his best stories have been Wife For A Day, Who's Shirley, Remembering the Anniversary, You Need to be Watched, What Do We Do Now, and seven more as detailed in this e-book.
Dominican Republic
Price: Free! Words: 330. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Research on Dominican Republic compared to Julia Alvarez's book IN THE TIME OF BUTTERFLIES.
Garth Brooks on Life, Love, and Music, 2nd Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Since he released his debut album in 1989, Garth Brooks has been a mainstay on country music charts. What follows are quotes spoken by Brooks on all aspects of his life. As a bonus, you’ll find quotes about Garth Brooks spoken by those in the music industry and those who know him best. This second edition of the best-selling book includes Garth’s recents thoughts and tweets.
FATHER OF THE AMERICAN PARATROOPER
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
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General William C. Lee is the father of the American paratrooper. He is without equal in the annals of WW II history. Almost totally unknown to the general public, it surely is appropriate on the 65th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France to give him some due. General Lee was felled by a massive heart attack and was not able to lead his beloved 101st Airborne into battle.
Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It! An A-to-Z Guide to Help Anyone Write Their Life Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Do you have a desire to write your life story, as a gift for loved ones or a source of inspiration and hope? "Your Life Is a Book And It's Time to Write It!" by personal historian and autobiographical writing teacher Kevin Quirk provides the tools, resources, support, and encouragement to make it happen. Readers of any age or writing experience will benefit from this hands-on guide.
All About Thomas Paine
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
He was one of the most popular English-American political activists, authors, political theorists, and revolutionaries. When the American Revolution began, he wrote two highly influential pamphlets. It is considered that Thomas Paine greatly inspired the Patriots in 1776 to declare and fight for their independence from Great Britain.
A Guide to Common Sense: A Disabled Woman's Perspective
You set the price! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
A contination of the Author's thoughts on life, the world, and having a disability.
Musicians That Changed Sound: Profiles of Four Musicians That Changed the Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Some musicians make music…and some change music. The four musicians profiled in this book, created sounds that other artists have tried to copy ever since. This book covers the following bands / singers: Brian Wilson, Weezer, Marvin Gaye, and Elliott Smith. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight
Respect: The Life and Times of Aretha Franklin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Aretha Franklin has recorded 39 studio albums, had 20 number-one R&B singles, 44 Grammy nominations and 18 wins. It’s a career that’s legendary. Franklin was not a groundbreaker. She just did what she does better and longer than anyone else. She recorded her first major label album when Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House and then sang at the inauguration of Barack Obama. This book loo
The Essential Lincoln
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Essential Lincoln: The Finest Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln collects the seminal speeches, letters, proclamations, debate performances, and miscellaneous other writings, spanning over thirty years of Lincoln's life. The entire text of each document or speech is included, rather than a short excerpt, to put into context the most commonly quoted Lincoln passages.
Machine-Gun Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
George "Machine-Gun" Kelly was one of the few major criminal legends who lived long enough to tell his own story. The Feds claimed that he was John H. Webb. He claimed he was the real deal: "Machine-Gun" Kelly. People who knew him, believed him. So why did the FBI keep his story from being told on Unsolved Mysteries TV show? Read Machine-Gun Man, and draw your own conclusion.
Patrick Bethel Floriday, Sr. and Richard Arnold (Arnolde) Genealogy
Price: $60.00 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by True Blue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Contains the detailed descendent charts for Patrick Bethel Floriday, Sr., and Richard Arnold (Arnolde). Researched and compiled by Charles B. Cook as of 1997.
The Hooker in the Lobby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 13, 2013 by PubliBook Ireland. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Hooker in the Lobby captures the essence of working in the hospitality industry – no two days are ever the same!
What's So Great About Mozart? A Biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
His name is one of the most recognizable in the history of classical music. He learned much from the musicians that came before him, and he inspired generations of musicians after him. His work with the piano and strings was revolutionary at the time, and it continues to stun and amaze people today. You could listen to hours of his music, and still only scrape the tip of the iceberg. His name w