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Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me
By Sally Hawthorne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Father Malachi Martin, a Roman Catholic priest, scholar and exorcist, was a best-selling author and media celebrity in the mid-1970's. At the peak of his career, a fifty-seven year-old Martin began a disastrous Abelard-Heloise-style love affair with a troubled teenager who had seen him on TV. She now recounts the story of her decade-long romance with the controversial cult figure and pop-prophet.
Life, Dreams and Magical Landscapes
By Kali Amanda Browne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stories, poems, dreams and journal entries written between 1997-2007 but covering a wider space of time. Its sole purpose: to elevate words to mental images that defined us at different periods of our lives. The use of the royal we here is not conceit but evidence that with every entry a different person can be identified, because we all grow and develop into different people as we mature.
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
By Robert M Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
I Make a Lousy Someone Else
By Jeremy Thomas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical narrative of a South African Indian, how he grew up in Johannesburg, and his subsequent emigration to New Zealand. The purpose of this book is to provide future grandchildren with breadcrumbs of the human condition, through the eyes of an everyday man. Writing this has forced me to get beyond the various roles we play and produce a 'real' book.
Sweet Memories: Tears of a melody
By Stella Mpisi
Price: Free! Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After the simultaneous death of her parents due to a car accident, ten year old Stella and her two sisters are orphaned. About a year after the tragic loss, Stella and her younger sister are taken illegally and by force, by a maternal uncle, out of South Africa and are brought to a foreign country where they suffer both emotionally and physically for nearly six years...
The Boy Died In Vietnam
By Don P. Bick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
Dragonfly Wings for Emmalee
By Steve havertz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The cancer was taking its toll on her frail body. Smiling proved difficult on that summer morning for what were to be our last photographs taken together. A dragonfly appeared and hovered directly above her head. She giggled. “I can feel the wind of its wings on my head. It tickles.” A tiny dragonfly lifted her spirits that day. Her story will strenghthen, teach and inspire.
The Corner
By Jerry Hammer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was Sunday, December 7, 1941. The boys and girls that hung around The Corner in Brooklyn were about to embark on an adventure. They were about to grow up. These were tumultuous times, which shaped the future of the colorful and sometimes humorous characters who lived near Sammy’s luncheonette on The Corner. Sterling Place became known for the numerous gold stars hanging in its windows.
Just A Misdemeanor Or Two
By LaVall McIvor
Price: Free! Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir covers 11 years of my life between the ages of 13 and 23. During my teenage years I was an out of control juvenile delinquent with little supervision, living in my little protected community in Southern Oregon. I had no regard for anyone except myself, uncaring of others feelings. When I graduated high school it was like a slap in the face when I had the draft facing me.
Astoria Story
By June Volz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You cannot eat, you have no money. You cannot pray, you don't believe anything anymore. You cannot love, you're too busy surviving. What do REAL people do when their world falls apart? They move to Astoria.
Strides of Destiny
By Loly Garriga
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Library Tales. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How many times can love conquer impossible obstacles? “Strides of Destiny” is a true love story that gives new meaning to the words love, fate and destiny.
The Box of Daughter
By Katherine Mayfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Box of Daughter is an eloquent, compassionate portrayal of the author’s quest to heal from the strain of coping with a dysfunctional family and rediscover her authentic self.
Baby Boomer
By Kate Everson
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up in the '50s in rural Ontario is a rich, learning experience. This autobiography takes you through the swinging 60s and my life as a single mom in the 70s and 80s. It's a beautiful life.
That's How It Goes: The Way of the 90-Year Life Journey of a Singapore Eurasian
By Jock Oehlers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this engrossing and heartwarming autobiography, Jock Oehlers brings readers with him on his life’s journey, from a carefree young boy growing up in Colonial Singapore, through the terror and hardship of the Japanese Occupation, to becoming a respected Professor of Oral Surgery and successful oral surgeon in modern-day Singapore.
Out of the Maelstrom
By Sara Niles
Series: The Torn Trilogy, III. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Third Book of the Torn Trilogy Literary Narrative Memoir Out of the Maelstrom, completes the Incredible Journey of a Lifetime, as the depth and breadth of the trilogy deepens, covering a decade in which Sara Niles worked in the heart of domestic violence as a Counselor and Trainer.
The Journey
By Sara Niles
Series: The Torn Trilogy, II. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,970. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
"She made thirty suicide attempts before the age of thirty. Some unseen and unknown inner turmoil, created a war within her: a chaotic war that she felt she could not win, but was not sure she wanted to lose" Sara Niles fled for her life in 1987 with five small children in tow: This is the story of their journey
Talking with Kids - Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Blindness
By Brian Nash
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
In his first nonfiction book, children's author Brian K. Nash recounts his experiences speaking to schoolchildren in the 1980s about his lifelong blindness, to which he has adapted with determination, optimism, and humor. Join him as he tells about barbecuing, bicycling, bowling, scuba diving, jumping from high places, Louis Braille, guide dogs, and much more. Photo: Brian and Arrow in 1983.
Tro-tros and Potholes, West Africa: Solo
By Laura Enridge Zera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
During four months of traveling rough in West Africa, Laura Enridge thrilled friends and family back home with her vivid stories, often written in “stinky internet cafés with sticky keyboards.” Here, her unedited emails are mingled with more detailed memoirs. Together they form a wonderful collection of human stories, written straight from the heart.
Crazy Critter Lady
By Kelly Meister
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In a world where animals are often seen as expendable pests, Crazy Critter Lady is the story of one woman's determination to do the right thing for the creatures around her. Kelly Meister goes out on a limb - and sometimes a half-frozen pond - to help injured birds, mice and chipmunks, homeless "Aflac" ducks, cranky horses and a host of others.
Viewing Jasper Mountain
By Risa S. Bear
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Risa Bear and her Beloved live on one acre in the shadow of Jasper Mountain. This journal contains some of her musings on a variety of subjects including gardening, cooking, poultry, and her past life as a tree-planter. If you like tales of real people living as sustainably as they can while still enjoying the beauty and wonder of our world, this book is for you.