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Under His Watchful Eye
By Janelle McAllister
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had a feeling my husband was secretly watching me. With a peep-hole in the bathroom wall, a hidden surveillance camera, a mirror under the door to catch my reflection. Now I know that he really was watching me and these are only a few of the things that I discovered. This is a true story about my marriage and how I fought to keep it together - until I realized it was not worth fighting for.
Escape From Destiny
By Fred Doerr IV
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,630. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In an instant, my guitar drums piano, my motorcycle car and printing business would now sit idle collecting rust and dust. My girlfriend would leave me. As the doctor explained the future, the numbness of feeling and inability to move my arms and legs were joined with the dull aching pain of an emotional state of gray with no hope, no answers and no escape. And so, my new destiny begins.
All Too Human
By Howard Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
I came to this book as a hostile critic. I’d said I would review it and felt I ought to do so, but what do I care for a book by a black, English, kick-boxing champion who has spent time in prison. Now I care. It is a significant, thought provoking and entertaining piece of literature, potentially life changing and not far from masterpiece. Jeff Hunt – Humanist Society of New Zealand
Shattered Dreams - The True Story of A Young Woman Too Young To Die
By Jonathan Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,290. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Shattered Dreams is a true story of one young womans heartbreak when told that she had just months to live due to complications giving birth to her baby boy.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner
By Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
Journey from San Rocco
By Rosalind Cuschera
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,440. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In post WWI Italy, a widow with four children is given the opportunity to travel to America to marry a wealthy widower. This may be her only chance for prosperity and happiness, but is she willing to accept his terms that she is to bring only one child for now to America? Based on the author’s family history, from 1918 to 2006, the dynamics of a family, separated and rejoined.
Autobiography of an Unknown Man
By Christopher Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.
Cheese Chronicles: The True Story of a Rock 'N' Roll Band You've Never Heard Of
By Tommy Womack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Teresa Medeiros. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
In 1985 Tommy Womack and three other guys formed a band called Government Cheese and hitched their sled to the rock and roll dream. Everything they packed for the trip—relationships, standards, their future—will get tossed or bounced off somewhere. They will know they could stop at any time, just by letting go of the dream. Under no circumstances whatsoever will they let go of the dream.
The Campaign Within
By Neil Giuliano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In The Campaign Within, Neil Giuliano shares in candid and revealing detail his long private journey from growing up a shy, self-doubting kid with a secret in an Italian-American Catholic family to making history as the first openly gay mayor of a U.S. city over 150,000 in population.
Nomad
By Winston Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
Behind These Eyes: One Agoraphobic's Journey To A Meaningful Life
By Ellen Isaksen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author takes us with her on her journey through a non-traditional life filled with adventure, pain and life affirming experiences. She suffers from a severe form of agoraphobia that does not keep her out of the game of life. While her story may not have the end we anticipate in a book about overcoming a disability, overcoming a disability is what she has achieved. We can all learn from her!
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
By Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Muskets and Memories: A Modern Man's Journey through the Civil War
By Jeffrey Williams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 188,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Antietam Creek Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of the American Civil War as told through the eyes of a veteran Civil War reenactor and historian. By mixing the modern reenactment narrative with historical facts, the author presents a fresh examination of the war, along with its causes and consequences.
Obviamente Vol. 1: 2012/13
By Luis Filipe Alves
Series: Obviamente, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,350. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Este primeiro volume compila todas as edições do Obviamente, o diário público de Luís Filipe Alves, editadas de 12 de Maio de 2012 a 12 de Maio de 2013, passando por assuntos tão diversos como criticas a filmes, desabafos sobre problemas de trabalho, ataques de pânico, o processo de revisão e lançamento do primeiro livro do autor, exemplos de criação e desenvolvimento de ideias para histórias,
The Imposters
By Marta Szabo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Imposters is the memoir of a young would-be writer making her way in Manhattan in the early 1980s. With no long-term friends and a family going bankrupt, she finds friendship and community in a tiny yoga school on Eighth Avenue run by a dynamic leader of a merry band of outsider yogis. Here, she thinks, she will find meaning and purpose. With little hesitation, she gives it her all.
The Patriotic Art
By Martin Rickerd
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 126,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The FCO gave Martin Rickerd a fascinating career, which took him to some wonderful parts of the world – and some less wonderful, but they too were immensely interesting and memorable. No retired member of the Diplomatic Service can claim to have been entirely happy about everything throughout their career. But neither can they say they did not enjoy some marvellous benefits in terms of experience.
Derailed - Memoirs of a Botched Hysterectomy - Hysterectomy to Remove Fibroids and Cyst - Really was Endometriosis!
By Jaimi Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Aauvi House Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Endometriosis affects more than 9,000,000 women in the U.S. and many more worldwide - what every woman needs to know! How does an outwardly healthy 47-year old woman's "routine hysterectomy" become an 18-day ordeal spanning two hospitals, four surgeries, and more than $400,000 in medical bills? The answer, undiagnosed endometriosis. A patients perspective on morbidity and mortality.
Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man (or It seemed like a good idea at the time!)
By Jesse Wayne
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 176,100. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Not all stunt men are six-feet tall. Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man is the thrilling saga of a five-foot-four, 18 year old kid who became a stunt double for Hollywood’s most famous short men, women and children.
Parenting A Parent: The Sequel to Accepting the Unacceptable Alone
By JoAnn Flanery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parenting A Parent is an autobiographical story that begins when JoAnn’s mother, who has dementia, moves in with her. JoAnn found herself caring for her aging parent and her disabled daughter. This is the inspiring true story of what happened during the next five years of intensely difficult trials and hardships, the ultimate triumph of perseverance, love, and the strength that resides within us.
The Other Island - A Memoir
By Jaime Martinez-Tolentino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,850. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by ASJ Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THE OTHER ISLAND is an American success story, which at the same time, chronicles the existence of one of the U.S.’s most important (and least recognized) minorities. It is also a coming-of-age tale, with the stormy 1960’s as its backdrop. Forget West Side Story, Piri Thomas’ Down These Mean Streets, and Esmeralda Santiago’s When I Was Puerto Rican.