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Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Victoria Kilbury
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.
2013-2014 Anthology of Personal Narratives by Elizabeth DuVall
Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compilation of personal narratives from Ms. DuVall's 8th grade ELA classes at Toisnot Middle School.
Prima che il giorno vi lasci delusi by Il Mùs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il rapporto con tre ragazzi con handicap durante il servizio civile. Un incontro dopo tanti anni da cui nasce una visione retrospettiva dell'esistenza. Davvero è meglio accendere una luce che maledire l'oscurità?
Look by Kelvin Purdy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kelvin's story is a must read for anyone who has experienced childhood abandonment, familial trauma, and is seeking hope and meaning. For those studying the complexities of human behavior, and for anyone needing affirmation that risking vulnerability and living with profound empathy is the foundation of resilience and humanity, this book is a definite gift. PAUL DEMPSEY
The Second of Three by Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
Live to Give: My Journey From Despair to Fulfillment by Jane Frances Thompson by Jane Frances Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jane Thompson shares her true adventure of growing up in an overwhelmed alcoholic Irish Catholic household to the wilds of Alaska! She shares her healing journey with her mother and father. Her beloved teacher in India, Sathya Sai Baba, came to her in dreams and visions and led her to full Self-Realization. She ventures to India to see Him seven times.
The Journey Of A Preacher's Kid: We Wanna Be Like Them by La-Verne Simukai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
Have you ever wondered: What it's like to grow up in a pastor's home, be a pastor's kid? What happens behind closed doors of a pastor's home? Can pastor's kids grow up in church & still love God & serve Him faithfully? What the bible says about pastors, their children & their service to the Lord? In this revealing book, La-Verne gives first-hand real life experiences to answer those questions
Doing Better Than Your Best: Recreating Your World through Academic Excellence by Excel Ogugbue
Price: Free! Words: 67,950. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Doing Better Than Your Best, Ogugbue offers up his dramatic life story as an example of how to beat the odds and live your dreams. His journey from loss and hardship in Nigeria to life in the United States is a gripping story that combines practical, nitty-gritty advice with exhilarating inspiration. An engaging story filled with the twists and turns, the drama and disappointments, of real life
Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter by Rebecca Wallick
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
Middle Class White Suburb - Life: Transition by Christopher Riesling
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book follows a young man as he makes the transition from a lifestyle of reckless partying and gambling into a mature parent in his late twenties.
Blackie “An Odyssey of Furry Hearts” by William Schwenn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Skip and his wife Mary are in for a surprise with their move. Their neighbor has a secret—her pets are neglected. Skip steps in carefully to ensure their safety. The greatest gift comes in the form of Blackie. After some difficulty, Blackie becomes theirs and until the end, they love him unconditionally. What they didn’t expect, was that he would teach them a lesson in love.
Beauty, Light and Music, Poetry and Prose by Susan Frances Edwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,190. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A first collection of poetry and short prose pieces ranging from the biographical, the descriptive and reflective, to the comic and philosophical.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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'.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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: $2.49 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: 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
You set the price! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: 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.