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Young and Malay: Growing Up in Multicultural Malaysia by Kee Beng Ooi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This collection of nine essays by young and 'youngish' Malays who are artists, novelists, lawyers, politicians, journalists, and social activists is a compelling read for observers and researchers of contemporary Malay and Malaysian politics and culture.
Memories of a Ranch Wife by Lottie Woods
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Lottie Evans Woods was born in 1917 into a ranching family in far west Texas. Living far from any towns, or even neighbors, she learned self-reliance and problem-solving at an early age. These skills have served her well as a partner to her rancher husband, a mother of five children, and an avid quilter, seamstress, gardener, observer of nature, and reader of great literature.
High Peak Revisited by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The author (Agent 33) goes back to where he lived for four years (1997-2001) with his 2nd wife and his twelve-year-old son on a nice April day in the Blue Ridge. The small, yet steep, mountain known as High Peak (near Etowah, NC, USA) looks about the same, except for a few areas. Some former neighbors inform him about the deaths over the past decade. Before leaving, they notice an eerie scene.
A Strange Vocation by Alistair Bate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is a book of vocational stories – stories of the lives and ministries of bishops in the independent sacramental movement. Whether you are a member of the Independent Sacramental Movement (ISM) or whether you are a member of another Christian family, or a curious non-Christian, this little book is a gift from the heart of the "Indie" movement and we hope you will find it edifying.
Dos Tragos En Una Noche De Vals by Julio Bonilla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: Spanish. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Si te gustan historias de la vida real, te encantará Dos Tragos En Una Noche De Vals, La tarde no habia comenzado de esta manera. Dos Tragos En Una Noche De Vals - Julio Bonilla
My Butterfly Gland by Louise Conway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is the memoir of Louise who at age 30 experienced 3 recurrent miscarriages and who 2 years later was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. This is Louise's story of heartbreak and loss, of grief and despair but most of all, of hope and of love. It is her fight to not only get what she wants more than anything in the world but to also be alive long enough to enjoy it.
ما عُدنا كما نريد by Suleiman AL-Mujaini
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 30,180. Language: Arabic. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
الألعاب وحدها كانت تؤنس المكان وتؤنس الإنسان، وتغير نمط الحياة من الخوف والرتابة إلى الحركة وإلى القوة والعزيمة، ألعاب أهل الساحل جديرة بالدراسة والتحليل، ففيها العبرة والموعظة، والتفاؤل والعزم والكبرياء، يشوبها التوجس والخوف والمتعة والشدة والفرح والحزن، ولها تقلباتها، لكنها في النهاية ألعاب من هذا التراث العماني الجميل.
The Best of /r/LetsNotMeet - Vol. 1: The First Four Years by /r/LetsNotMeet
Price: Free! Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The Best of /r/LetsNotMeet, Volume 1, is a selection of some of the most popular and top stories told during the first four years of the /r/LetsNotMeet subreddit. These true stories have scared and entertained thousands of people, and they've finally been collected in book form.
Reflections: Ultra Short Personal Narratives by CoCo Harris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of flash memoirs and personal narratives featuring the works of new and award winning authors showcasing the art of personal narratives.
365 Surprising and Inspirational Rock Star Quotes by Rodney Miles
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
We mean it when we say "surprising and inspirational!" Well over 500 pages, this was a bona fide labor of love over several years of picking and choosing not just a quote for every day of your year, but also short, quippy, sometimes stunning bios of over 200 of these guys and gals. Oh, and cool photos! (Especially the one of Ace Frehley, but hey, I'm biased!) Read, dwell, read again!
Human Machine by Dr. Tony Marshal
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is a book about the minimum everyone should know about their body and its common ailments. It is a condensation of a 6 year medical school course into a practical "owners' manual" for day to day use. It starts with a basic description of a cell and includes basics of sciences of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and so on and illustrates the components of all the systems that make up the human b
Sarvashakthante Sakshyapathram by Siby Paul
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Malayalam. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
David, the second king of Israelites, was called as a Man after God's Own Heart. This book tells the story of David as found in the Holy Bible.
The Adas 2015: The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize, The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize, The Young Adas Short Story Prize and Graphic Short Story Prize. by Williamstown Literary Festival
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This ebook volume of the Ada Cambridge literary awards anthology contains the short-listed and winning entries for three of the prizes: Biographical Prose Prize, Poetry Prize, and Young Adas Short Stories. The print edition, available for loan or purchase at any Hobsons Bay Libraries branch, also features two entries for the Young Adas Graphic Short Stories.
Unsung Heroes of the Tar Heel State: Voolume 1- The Warriors by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Personal stories of men and women of North Carolina who served with distinction in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The Orwell Brigade by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 43,800. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Author: John Burdett, Mike Lawson, John Lantigua, Gary Phillips, Ernesto Mallo, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Matt Rees, Christopher G. Moore, Colin Cotterill, Barbara Nadel, Quentin Bates, George Fetherling. Twelve authors have banded together under the Orwell banner: “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
The Iron Lady - Tale of my grandmother by Aditya Jha
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is devoted to my grandmother in whom I discovered a role model, in whom I saw the ideal example of a “mother”, a “grand”mother, a wife, a sister and a “great”grandmother. This book is dedicated to all the grandparents in this world for their selfless love towards their grandchildren.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir by Christine Larsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
DutyBound by David Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham by David Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
During World War II many civilians in Singapore were starving under the Japanese Occupation. A farming community in Bahau, Malaya was formed for Eurasians. Largely inept at working the land, many fell victim to disease and malnutrition. 'Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham' charts with stark vividness and a touch of humor, the day-to-day struggles of one family to endure against the odds.