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Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™ by Larry Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™ contains 75 biographical introductions of about 400 words each. Every person in this collection is an inspiration to others, through their response to challenges (and some of them faced incredible challenges), by their commitment to serving humanity and their fidelity to their values. A book of inspiration for everyone.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Volume 1 by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In February 2010 in Cordoba, Spain, Vanessa Robinet began to give birth. No one was around except her six-year-old son, Agustin, so he telephoned his father, Caesar, to come, and he stayed with his mother until she gave birth to his healthy baby brother, Matias, who weighed 3.4 kilos. Agustin said, “My mom always says that all women are in pain when they go to have a baby.”
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 2) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and good Samaritans.
The Note by Mark Elswick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(5.00 from 16 reviews)
The Note is 15-20 minute read. This short story is a hilarious true story about a morning I was five hours late for work on a job I had just started as a 20 y/o kid. My best friend kept me out all night, and I must've turned the alram off. My brilliance thought if I got a doctor's note, everything would be fine. When I got to the hospital, though, ruht roht--see cover. Please rate after this read.
JeugdZORG? vergeet het maar! by Rik Kroon
Price: Free! Words: 14,640. Language: Dutch. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dit boek is gebaseerd op een waargebeurd verhaal, de ervaringen van een vader en zijn dochter. Het gaat over ongewenste gebeurtenissen bij Jeugdbescherming Overijssel, maar ook over een kind wat haar eigen onvermogen overwint en sterker wordt. Voor ouders die te maken hebben met jeugdzorg biedt het boek tips. De auteur hoopt dat dit boek een positieve bijdrage zal leveren tot betere jeugdZORG.
Męskie rozmowy nastolatka by Jakub Skworz
Price: Free! Words: 29,690. Language: Polish. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Ośmiu znanych mężczyzn, osiem odmiennych historii. Izdebski, Kondrat, Kuczok, Santorski, Sawka, Turnau, Zanussi, Zięba - decydują się odpowiedzieć na pytania nastolatka o dorastaniu, trudnych decyzjach i ich konsekwencjach.
Harry Houdin: "The Great Polynational Mimic" by Tom Interval
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Introducing Harry Houdin—one of the most versatile performers you've never heard of. Born decades before the great Harry Houdini, he toured Australia and New Zealand between 1860 and 1863 with a one-man act featuring drawing-room magic and international impersonations done to song and dance. Students of magic history will enjoy this first formal work of research on the "polynational" entertainer.
Jamie's Diary by jamiesdiary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is for every teenager, parent and teacher. It is Jamie's story - A captivating collection of diary entries leading to an almost inevitable and catastrophic outcome.
Keiko-san's Story: An Account of the Minamata Tragedy by Eustacia Tan
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(2.00 from 1 review)
In 2008, I had the opportunity to listen to the story of a victim of the Minamata tragedy. Here is her story.
A Baby Boomer - At Any Age by Trevi Formea
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The open journal and album of Baby Boomer - Joey, and her life in post war Australia during the 1950's and 60's. Beginning with a complete chapter on her great grandparents epic journey to Australia in the 1800's. Share the humour and pains of growing up in the last millennium. When the local creek was your backyard pool and every day was an adventure waiting to be explored!
Mending Matthew by Della Grant
Price: Free! Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the story of a child’s first ten years of a life he was not supposed to have. Born with severe FASD, he has suffered cranio-facial deformities, respiratory problems, cardiac problems, brain damage and more. It is also my story: of my relationship with this child, as his foster mother and advocate; and my battle to keep him alive despite the odds.
Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story by Shireen Jeejeebhoy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(4.00 from 1 review)
Judy Taylor relished her simple happy life. She had a loving husband, three young daughters, a beautiful suburban home. But after intestinal blood clots annihilated her guts, Judy faced starving to death in a cold Toronto hospital. The year was 1970. Judy lived two more decades without eating. "Lifeliner" is about her inspirational story from death to life, from ordinary woman to medical pioneer.
Joseph P. Day: The Great Salesman by Daniel Alef
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Joseph P. Day, the great salesman, sold about a third of the Bronx, a third of Queens and large swaths of Brooklyn during his lifetime. In one 12-hour auction he sold 1,574 properties. Day was the quintessential New Yorker. Day's story is a text-book lesson on what it takes to become a great salesman, and his 10 rules for success a menu on the qualities and characteristics he espoused.
A Candle Burned by Jerry Guibor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
For "A Candle Burned," Jerry Guibor interviewed friends of his who were born into Soviet oppression and survived those terrible times to find out there is a living God who loves them. Others stubbornly cling to their atheistic upbringings. Nevertheless, their stories are just as compelling.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès by Osie Turner
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
Confessions of an alcoholic by Pat Ritter
Series: Bundy Quicksilver, Alcoholism. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Bundy Quicksilver is an alcoholic. He tasted his initial taste of alcohol at 12 years old. Before he knew what alcohol could do to him it was out of control. At 28 years his wife gave him an ultimatum 'if he didn't do something about his drinking she was leaving and taking the children'. He promised to never drink again. This is a story of how he overcome his alcoholism.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community by Brad King & John Borland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.