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Farthest North: New Annotated Edition by Fridtjof Nansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
Passport To Life by Annie Pool
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Annie believes that there's a ticking time bomb inside her. It's a powder keg of emotion that's just ready to explode. She has been desperately longing to turn the page after her incurable cancer diagnosis. But there's a painful story locked inside her; it's one that has been killing her for nearly thirty years.
Culua: My Other Life in Mexico by Samantha Wood
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young Australian woman travels to Mexico, her mother's homeland, on a search for identity. What begins as a visit to her enigmatic grandmother becomes a quest to find out what it means to be Mexican. As she learns to embrace Mexico verdadero - the real Mexico - she discovers a people who give a new meaning to larger than life, and the invincible bonds between family, food, and the spirit world.
Bad Choices Make Good Stories by Oliver Markus Malloy
Price: Free! Words: 67,430. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Becker and Malloy LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Oliver, a teenage hacker living in Germany, meets Donna online. She's an American girl living in New York. After chatting and talking on the phone for months, he finally decides to surprise her with a visit. But he soon finds out that things are not what they appeared to be, and that this visit will change his life forever.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon by Tony Buxton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
All Aboard! Memoirs of the MacDowell Sisters, Sweethearts of the Air by Edith & Grace McDowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Deep7Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In an era before their gender was allowed to vote, two sisters blazed trails in business and entertainment, touring North America and earning their way: as public stenographers, war correspondents, secretaries to senators, journalists, musicians and early radio celebrities - bringing native Hawaiian music to the mainland as The MacDowell Sisters, “Sweethearts of the Air”.
Enjoying the Adventure of the Long Haul: The Faith-Adventure of an Ordinary Kiwi by Jack Guerin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,990. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
The Faith journey of an ordinary Kiwi (New Zealander) and his adventures with his young family in New Zealand and eight Asian nations.
Swipe Right For Loneliness by S.D. Gately
You set the price! Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sex and culture
A memoir of sex, love, and dating on the swipe-apps. But mostly just sex.
Growing Up Viking by Ieda Jonasdottir Herman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,880. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Hekla Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author recalls Iceland 1935, a simpler time and draws the reader into a childhood routine that had been virtually unchanged since the days of the Vikings. The enchanting legends of trolls and hidden folk of Iceland are interwoven with the hopes and fears of a child growing up amidst the hardships of daily life in this mysterious land of eerie landscapes, erupting volcanoes, gushing geysers.
Marching Orders by C.R. Hopkins
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Clive Hopkins's parents were Salvation Army Officers. When finally at the age of 14 Clive was coerced into becoming a Soldier himself, it was a step too far, and like his older brother he rebelled and became a 'backslider'. He has now written this moving memoir of a youth spent trying to balance the desire to enjoy a normal boyhood.
Tallweed by Paul David Robinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Faith Naber wanted to share with us what it was like to grow up in Mount Greenwood during the great depression. She started her book at the beginning of her first memory of THE HOUSE that her parents built. Her parents and four children to live in a wall tent on the floor of a house without walls or a roof through a Chicago winter in 1924. Faith was 4 years old.
The Ascent of a Rural Boy by Dr. Tc Jain
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,340. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017 by Zorba Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The ascent of a rural boy, traces the incredible journey of Dr. T.C. Jain, senior agriculturist and former consultant with the World Bank, as he catapults from a remote village in Rajasthan to the global arena. Dr. Jain, one of the many children of a middle-class Jain family, managed to climb the steep steps of academic success and social recognition with nothing but the help of his never-say-die
A Picture of a Dead Horse by Trevor Herdman
Price: Free! Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1972 Trevor was an average teenager growing up in the North of England when he had an accident celebrating his 19th birthday. He broke his neck leaving him paralysed from the chest down. This book follows his rehabilitation through to University, work, love and marriage, all whilst seeking to become a Paralympian. It's funny and entertaining and not just another triumph over tragedy story.
Laddie: My Four-Legged Protector by Don Marler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back in 1945 on Christmas Eve Day, a blizzard hit Wichita, Kansas. A freezing puppy crawled through a hole in the cinderblock wall of Tex's Welding shop. Tex had told Donnie the week before, "There's no money to buy presents this year." How could Tex anticipate what his wife, Irene, might do, if he took a free dog home to their four-year-old son so he could have a Christmas present, after all?
Martes de Horror by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Impactante relato del obrero puertorriqueño William Rodríguez, quien laboraba como aseador de las escaleras de la torre norte del World Trade Center y por razón de su oficio poseía una llave maestra que le permitía acceso a todos los pisos de la edificación, con la que abrió muchas puertas y salvó a decenas de personas que estaban atrapadas en la torre norte.
Divine Rapid Response by Chuks I. Ndukwe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Divine rapid Response is a fascinating memoir, Chuks Ndukwe loses everything, about to become homeless and survived. Now Ndukwe welcomes readers into the darkest hours of his life, astounding us with focus on faith during moments of pain. Written with authority, and lightheartedness, this memoir is a reminder of how faith can lead us out of the darkest corners.
Resonant Desire by Chuks I. Ndukwe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,480. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Resonant Desire is a narrative of a young boy’s first encounter with electricity which did more than light up his Nigerian classroom—it shone a spotlight on his path to higher education and a career in science and technology through the love and guidance of his teachers. A captivating, inspirational memoir with an African flavor. Resonant Desire proves childhood dreams can come true.
Head for the Hills by Glennyce Eckersley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
HEAD FOR THE HILLS is a compelling and humorous autobiographical eyewitness account of the early days of Hollywood and some of its iconic stars.
The Fear by Gerard Fritsch
Price: Free! Words: 160,210. Language: Australian English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the remarkable story of a twenty years old conscript called Chris who is send after a short training in Algeria to fight the Algerian army of liberation. He has to survived in this inferno 851 days or 28 months in the most dreadfull condition, sleeping under tents without any confort next to the mighty electric barrage and fighting side by side with the French Foreign Legion.
O SAL DA TERRA by Manuel Antonio Goncalves
Price: Free! Words: 61,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Não se existe por existir, há realidades para as quais é necessário abrir a mente e o coração. Deus olha por todos nós e nunca se esquece de nos suster, mesmo quando O julgamos longe e indiferente ao que nos acontece na curta vida que vivemos. Curta, sempre curta, por mais que vivamos.
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