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Trying Not to Drown
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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On a rainy night while his neighbors watched Billy Graham on television, my brother Ken stood outside their living room window, raised his hunting rifle and fired. Four victims and two houses later he was arrested for murder, thrusting my family and me into horror. Viewed through time-laced lenses this is an honest account of what happened to him, my sister, our loving parents and especially me.
MY THINKING MADE ME DO IT
Price: Free! Words: 71,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
you know that time when your child has committed an infraction and you’re trying to be stern and your heart is bursting with love? Well, that’s the way we felt when we asked tiny Mark, “why?”, and he replied, “My thinking made me do it.”
Three Jobs: Bridging the Finance Gap for the Missing Middle
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three Jobs provides an inside look at what it means to take "impact investing" to the next level by focusing on the entrepreneurial journeys of a few key partners.
No Life Without You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,870. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dr Nixon has BA, MA. M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. In view of the diversity of his commitments and activities, such as being a former member of Manchester University Court and Her Majesty's Privy Council appointment, he merited well-deserved entries in the most prestigious and distinguished publication and in the famous Cambridge based publication: Dictionary of International Biography 2013 edition.
Why the Chicken Crossed the World: 18 Surprising Secrets from China on Success, Wealth, and Happiness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brilliant collection of hilariously poignant true stories illustrate what China teaches us about happiness, wealth, love, power, and getting what you want. Based on a successful, witty blog by a Chinese-American expatriate in Shanghai, these impactful insights loved by worldwide readers illuminate how China changes your world at home.
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived is told through journals, letters, documents and photos found in an old suitcase stored away since 1947. When translated from the old German script, a wealth of information was learned about a remarkable man born in Germany in 1900. Willy, the 4th of 8 children, left Germany to seek adventure, find success, and provide for the family he left behind.
A Summer Hike
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and his small dog go on a hike near Black Mountain (NC, USA) on a nice day in June of 2004. However, sullen thoughts concerning his crumbling first marriage mar the outing. When he stops to rest a second time, the cruel hand of fate snatches his faithful companion. Approximately 1700 words. Largely autobiographical. No sex. No violence (at least not witnessed or expressed). No drugs.
Blessed For a Purpose: From Africa to America
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspiring autobiographical story of Susan Njemanze who was born and raised in a rural community in Kenya. After much suffering and uncertainty, Susan was fortunate to be able to immigrate to the United States. She eventually formed a charitable non-profit that is touching the lives of vulnerable children on two continents.
Wind in the Fire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,840. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Bobbi Gibb's personal journey - from 1964, when she first saw the Boston Marathon, through 1966, when she became the first woman to run the historic course. She was also traveling on a spiritual and philosophical quest, seeking the answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Bobbi overcomes obstacles, challenges prejudice, and makes a difference with tenacity, perseverance and love.
En zij kwamen in Elim aan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: Dutch. Published: August 27, 2016 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Zes weken lang alleen maar spelen op het strand en wandelen in de duinen. Dat is wat Henk Staal mocht doen toen hij in 1952 voor het eerst als ‘bleekneusje’ naar het Koloniehuis Elim werd gezonden op Schiermonnikoog. Een periode in zijn leven die een grote indruk achterliet. In dit boek beschrijft Henk hoe het was een bleekneusje op Schiermonnikoog te zijn.
Τα Τραγούδια του Καµάλ
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: Greek. Published: August 27, 2016 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
΄Οπως και ο Neale Donald Walsch στο βιβλίο του «Συνοµιλίες µε το Θεό», ο Καµάλ µας δίνει, µε το ποιητικό του ύφος, µία σπάνια ευκαιρία να ρίξουµε µιά κλεφτή µατιά στην εµπειρία ενός αναζητητή δια µέσου αυτών των προσωπικών σελίδων ηµερολογίου που αφορούν την συνοµιλία του µε Το Ενα.
One Step At A Time - A Story of Survival
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
As a teenager Claire was a talented sportswoman and student but at the age of 20 she was sexually assaulted and her wide world narrowed to one of despair. Five years later, suffering from crippling depression, she headed to a tranquil spot with a packet of pills for the first of two suicide attempts. This is the remarkable story of Claire’s journey from that dark place to becoming an Ironman.
The Ladies of Loretto
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,020. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Education
A humorous memoir about what it was like to attend a Catholic girls High School in the 60's when the "Twist" was a sin, the Beatles were just becoming known, and President Kennedy's assassination shocked the world. Laugh and cry along with Heidi, who feels like a geek and often acts like one as she tries to fit in with the nuns' determination to turn teenage girls into "the ladies of Loretto".
Four Seasons of Loneliness: A Lawyer's Case Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,800. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
A prominent lawyer looks back on his career to explore the moving true stories of four individuals whose lives and law cases were deeply affected by their chronic loneliness.
Playing Out: Swings and Roundabouts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If Paul was a pigeon his dad would probably wring his neck. The runt of the litter, the youngest of five, he grasps at life. Children struggle with different and Paul is unique. He’s being raised by his dad on social welfare… It’s the 1970s, toys are crap and money is short.
Of Me I Muse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An inspirational guide to lateral thinking when writing family and personal histories. Whether or not there’s a heaven or a hell, people will live on in the memories of those they’ve left behind. On that premise, and with the belief that we all have life stories, philosophies, and influences simply by “having been,” to pass on down to later generations— memoirs and family histories are for all.
A Winter Hike
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Four guys (agents 2, 33, 107, and xxx) go on a smoky hike to three waterfalls near Brevard, NC, USA on a winter day in 2000. Dialogue proves to be a challenging adventure, just as much as the climbs. When some multicolored round objects are seen, a fate is cast. Approx. 2200 words. No sex. No violence. Some foul language. Drug usage: marijuana only. No Mr. Malloy. Movie rating: PG-13.
Ready Reference Treatise: I am Malala
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author, Malala Yousafzai, was born on 12th July 1997 in the Swat District of Pakistan. The district is in the North-Western Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.
Kattey’s Arrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,330. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kattey’s Arrow follows the journey of a young girl who from birth felt her life was accompanied by a profound spirit of darkness that always landed her in painful and emotionally draining situations.
100 Years II: Truth Be Told
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
100 Years II: Truth Be Told is the follow-up to the book “100 Years: A Journey to End a Vicious Cycle.” The first book shared the true story of how Mark was on the journey to end the cycle of crime, drugs, and prison within his family. Mark continues his journey to end the cycle of crime and prison in his family as well as in the African American Community. Mark is addressing issues such as the de