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Leap of Faith
By Laura Adams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A unique angle on the true story of the Kalmazoo River oil spill, featuring an aftwerword by Patrick D. Daniel, President and CEO, Enbridge Inc.
Wiffle Ball Summer: The Ride of the Elmoron
By Geoffrey Arthur Drewyor
Price: $9.96 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a sun-drenched daydream in London, a 20-something nomad journeys through a "vast Buckeye nowhere" in search of his childhood. Along the way he meets bearded drunkards, delightfully dorky Boy Scouts, and baby-pitchforking spirits while finding that home might not be exactly as he remembers. But the true test of his voyage is around the corner and the wandering Elmoron never sees it coming.
RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in LA!
By Mark Hayes
Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
RanDumb takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through the real world of LA, seen through a unique Irish perspective: Random. Dumb. Fun. Models. Actors. Parties. Porn. Orgies. Nutters. Producers. Singers. Hippies. Leprechauns. Drink. Drugs. Freaks. Fakes. Stand up. Knocked down. Dressed up. Stripped down. Troughs. Hills. Gutters. Stars. Highest highs! Lowest lows. All trying to make it.
Chasing Aloha - A Skeptic's Hopeful Journey Through Cancer and the Great Recession
By Jane Savary
You set the price! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
As an environmentalist committed to organic living, Jane Savary never thought she’d get cancer. Unable to support her family after diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Jane is thrust into emotional and financial upheaval, contemplating the causes of her cancer and her family’s future as her recovery collides with the Great Recession.
Rising Above the Wave
By L.E. Muesch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As L. E. Muesch bear-hugged his wife, Helen, vowing to never let go, the surge of the tsunami engulfed them and their lives would never be the same. In Rising Above the Wave, Muesch not only takes readers through how they were able to survive such a horrendous event on Phi Phi Don Island, but, maybe even more importantly, shares how that moment in time has consumed him in many different ways.
Swimming Up the Sun: A Memoir of Adoption
By Nicole Burton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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At age 22, the author set out to find her English birth parents, a Jewish father and a mother believed to be an artist. The adventure led to parents, grandparents, and siblings, a kaleidoscope of relationships with one dark secret at its center.
Stories From the Forest -- stories by a counselor at a camp for children with special needs
By Daniel Roth
Price: Free! Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.
Hardships of an American Soldier
By Marcus Lyman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I went through the US Army Ranger School with a young West Point Lieutenant. We were Ranger Buddies, joined at the hip. He went on to become the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. I went on to become a Homeless Alcoholic and Drug Addict. Our paths were rejoined after 9/11. This is my story.
Crossing 13: Memoir of a Father's Suicide
By Carrie Stark Hugus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Crossing 13" is a coming-of-age story about a thirteen-year-old girl whose life is instantly altered after the suicide death of her father. An award-winning story that will open your eyes, break your heart and touch your soul!
Ordinary Aphrodite
By Anne Schroeder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
Ordinary Aphrodite is an extraordinary collection of essays that celebrate the woman's journey. Written by a baby boomer who understands how her life of small steps has created spiritual and creative connections and who opens herself so that other women will recognize themselves in her story. Filled with humor, insight and inspiration, this is a life-changer read.
The Onion Peeler
By Malcolm Whyman
Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
Agony - A Short Story
By John Anson
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What is agony? Is it an insufferable blind date? The losing end of a physical altercation? Being ignored by the people there to help you? Is agony physical, mental, or something much more?
Daddy's Home: A Memoir of Fatherhood and Laughter
By Solomon Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Fresh off his appearance in Essence, award-winning parenting columnist Solomon Jones releases his hilarious memoir, Daddy’s Home. While taking readers on a comical ten-year journey from wedded bliss to panhandling kids, Jones reveals the links between fatherhood and poverty. Funny, endearing and true, Daddy’s Home is a loving tribute to fatherhood—a must-read for dads and kids alike.
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng
By Cao Xuân Huy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,630. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 2, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Tháng Ba Gãy Súng Hồi ký chiến tranh Cao Xuân Huy ebook edition Kệ Sách xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-2439-2
My Best Friend Georja
By Helen Eyre
Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a poem I wrote a few years ago, when my best friend Georja died, I'm posting it now because it is a few days away from her 3rd anniversary. She was an unbelievable friend, and a wonderful person. She was the first person who ever treated me like a friend, I owe her so much.
I Was A Stranger: Hope for A Hidden World
By Chris Kelley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A man of peace. A vengeful dictator. A priceless gift from America. Held 1,431 days in horrendous conditions, Feliberto Pereira endured for the day freedom would arrive--a morning flight from Cuba to Miami, part of the largest airborne rescue of its kind in U.S. history. On his journey to freedom, hope replaced despair, and for thousands of people this man would meet, life would never be the same.
On The High Seas
By Ken Medernach
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A swashbuckling seaman and adventurer, tells some of his true life tales. 'On the High Seas' is a collection of short stories based on true life experiences of Ken Medernach, involving the author’s life on the water. On the High Seas was written to inspire young people to seek their dreams, but only after they have adequately prepared themselves for the task.
Life Is...But A Memory
By Chris Turner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a child, I was scared of my dad, mum was threatened many times, all in a "Christian" home. Sexually abused at 12yrs.
Tattle Tale Talk #2
By Francis Edwards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Francis Edwards again writes another turn pager. He writes in his second book about his beginning life in Delaware that goes wrong. How could all this happen to one family. Is there an unexplanable undercurrent in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware? The author lets his readers enter a contest to win his family home in Lakeland, Florida.
With All My Might
By Gabriella N.A. van Rij
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My story is unique, the emotions are not. They will resonate with many...