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Young, Divorced and Fabulous: Four Women Share their Journeys, their Friendship and their Sisterly Advice on Embracing Second Chances
By Karen Jerabek
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you're going through a separation or divorce, wondering if there are other people out there that “get it,” then this is the book for you. Before the candles on their thirtieth birthday cakes were blown out, the four authors found their marriages crumbling. They had every intention of being wed until death do them part, but they learned the hard way that sometimes love doesn't conquer all.
Hot Air Promotions-A Miner's Story of Exploration and Stock Investments
By Stanley McShane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Strike it rich with this miner as he goes from exploring the west for gold or silver and eventually settles in San Francisco where he and his partner work the San Francisco Mining Exchange in early 1900. You win some and you lose some. Or is it true that when you win--you still lose!
Dates to Remember or Wish You Could Forget “Getting it O So Right”
By Gabrielle Anna
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,890. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Gabrielle Anna treks a world that most women—and even men—would never dare to tread: An open-eyed and open-minded approach to dating. Through much trial and error, Gabrielle finds her own path through the treacherous journey of finding love and understanding. Join her in her quest as she searches for truth and love in most of the wrong—and some of the right—places.
Notes From My Life
By Steve Kenny
Series: Economics 101, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With this Smashwords release, Steve Kenny takes the reader into the heart of memories and experiences that stretch from 1969 [notes from my life] through to the present [November]. A sometimes sweet and sometimes poignant work, sprinkled with some small didactic observations of the current America, 'notes from my life' gently blends tone and mood timelessly. A must read.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps
By Lucas Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts
By Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.
George Calls time
By Jean Robinson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sylvia Bainbridge runs the ramshackle George Inn in the Yorkshire Dales with her family and ever-growing collection of animals. From the desperate quest for a working washing machine to the host of colourful characters who visit, Sylvia's days at The George are never dull. But everything might be about to change...
North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In
By Dualta Roughneen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and tribulations of North Korea from 2004 to 2007 as an aid agency worker - keeping notes of his observations and thoughts. In this beautifully written and amusing book, he reveals what life is really like in the 'Hermit Kingdom'.
And The Puppy Dog Chased Its Tail: The Ever Decreasing Circles Of English Education
By NIK
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nick Evans has been a teacher for twenty years. In that time he has seen teachers constantly denigrated by government and journalists, subject to a perpetual and obsessive demand for change and torture from initiative overload.
Memoirs of a Young, Black Male Construction Worker: Articles about the Black Male Experience
By Mitchell Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a series of articles, some historical and some modern, that illustrate the everyday struggles of young black males in America.
Home for the Friendless: Finding Hope, Love, and Family
By Betty Auchard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The eldest of three in an unconventional family making their way through The Great Depression, Betty narrates this humorous and poignant recollection. Although poor in possessions, Betty's family leads a life so rich in turmoil that it rivals today's sitcoms.
Dancing in my Nightgown
By Betty Auchard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Married when she was barely 19, Betty Auchard went straight from her parent's home to her husband's bed. She raised four children, returned to college, taught art in public school, and became a grandmother, published artist, a retiree and then a widow.
Seventy-Four Cents
By Marty Meyer-Gad
Price: $3.74 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Some of the reasons Pope Francis is calling for a renewed Catholic Church are entwined in the journey of one woman to Catholic priesthood. While the Church may currently take offense at women breaking the law, a case is made for their actions. Catholic women priests are living the vision of Pope Francis.
Pablo Picasso - Biography Series
By Matt Green
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Pablo Picasso rose to stardom? He transformed the whole face of art. His appetite for invention was insatiable.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
By Tony Brasunas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his mind, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the soul of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
I Woke Up In The Future
By Naomi Jacobs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,810. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I WOKE UP IN THE FUTURE I Woke Up In The Future is the engaging, humorous, dark and insightful true story of how Naomi Jacobs wakes up one day to find she has lost seventeen years of memories and is fifteen-years-old again.
Liliana Lucia Destination Australia
By Liliana Lucia Belardinelli
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based upon the reminiscences of a woman, now living in Australia, who grew up in Malta, Italy, North Africa, Germany, back to Malta and then to England between 1929 and 1949 – twenty years, only a score. Yet it is an historical record of events described as they took place during periods of family crisis and world problems, and as they were observed by that young person.
The Paris Wife - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
By Hannah Garrard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you're a fan of The Paris Wife by Paula McLain and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that The Paris Wife has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you'll love.
The Incidental Muslim
By Amal Awad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
Look Up To Get Up
By Rohit Naidu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aiming to break the failure cycle of those who grew up in broken homes and struggle to achieve their own greatness, Rohit always remembers words he was once told earlier in life. We all do fall; it is inevitable. But when you fall, fall on your back because if you can look up, you can get up.