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The Importance of Being Shine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement. There I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, 59 cats, a one winged pigeon and an infamous rodent. This is my story...
The Sun Shines Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Enjoying a well off comfortable life with her family in Australia, the author looks back at the life she endured during occupied Hungary in WWII and later. Mari takes us back to the years after that very dark period and allows us to travel through some parts of Europe, including the ruins of Pompeii, then to free, but austere Australia of the 1950s.
The Mom Who Took Off On Her Motorcycle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When New York Times writer Diana Bletter sets off on a motorcycle journey from New York to Alaska, she has no idea what she's in for. After all, she only has six motorcycle lessons under her belt. How will she fight off her fears, winds, rains,grizzly bears, bison and...helmet hair? In this spellbinding tale, Bletter shares humor and passion of her and her husband's ride that changes them forever.
Threshold: A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
A series of eighteen stories about one American family’s struggle to thrive across race and through time and space. From five-year-old Joseph Swope kidnapped and adopted by a war chief to Cecil Colburn, blasting up U.S. 41 with a turtle as co-pilot, trying to save a marriage, this memoir reveals what happens when communities fail and how they thrive.
The Autobiography of Amos G. Gona: More Than Luck
Price: Free! Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, The Autobiography of Amos G. Gona, relates experiences of Amos G. Gona during the eighty years that he has lived so far. It was researched, compiled, and written for him by Ophelia De Laine Gona.
Snake In The Grass
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
How many of us have used the idea "what if", and my life would have been different. We cannot go back and change what is already done. We learn by the example of others. You can learn by these true stories of real life experiences that will make you cry, feel angry or stand triumphant. The choice is yours to find change and live a better life for yourself and your children.
Fearful Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
The Way It Was
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Way it Was gives a vivid account of growing up “Poor-White” in South Africa during the first half of the Twentieth Century. Scandals in the family, camping trips in the company of happy-go-lucky relatives, learning about sex, blind dates, family quarrels and an unconventional wedding make this an extraordinary and poignant coming-of-age story.
T.O.I.L. (Triumph Over Innocence Lost)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,090. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A heartrending story of Kathryn Muhammad’s inspirational perseverance in the face of tragedy. She maps out the pain of childhood abuse, the stigma associated with being a runaway and survivor of suicide attempts and an accident that caused the death of a child. But T.O.I.L. is not simply about loss; it is a moving memoir about empowerment, determination, and standing up to fight for one’s beliefs.
The A-Z of Being British
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the real story of what it is to be a 21st century Brit. If you don't already think Britain is in a mess, you will by the time you've finished reading this book. And if you think Britain is in a mess but can't quite find the words for it, this book may be just the tonic you need. But all is not yet lost. Brian knows he is not alone in wanting his nation back.
Bride Price
Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
The Class President's Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
Walking The Path
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 117,590. Language: British English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everyone has a journey through life. In the esoteric world it is known as 'walking the path'. For those who step willingly on the path, they agree to a speeding up of internal growth. Shane P Ward took that step and the result may be considered controversial; was it just life unfolding and did implausible events really happen? Whatever you may think, be prepared for an emotional roller coaster.
Overthinking the Marathon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,810. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Overthinking the Marathon is an intimate look at one man's preparation for his 21st marathon, covering the details that make running interesting and fun, even – no, especially – when it hurts. "Ray's loaning himself out as a thoughtful, veteran, and funny training partner. You couldn't find a better one as you get ready for your next 26.2-miler." -Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon winner
Music of the Spheres: An Unfinished Journey
Price: $5.20 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The rain bounced off the bonnet of the car, the wipers working at a furious speed did little to improve my vision and reflected my inner agitation. Orange patches of light shed a comfortless glow on the road. As the red traffic lights loomed in the mist, I applied the brakes. Nothing happened. I pumped the pedal, and panicked."
Hold Fast to Your Dreams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2013 by Evangelista Media srl. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
From humble beginnings in Ireland, George Lee’s inspiring, dream-catching story soars through blue skies that include piloting Royal Air Force Phantom fighter jets, winning three World Gliding Championships titles, and taking HRH Prince Charles on his first gliding flights.
The Black Tuna Diaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
This is a true account of the life of America's most written about marijuana smuggler. Between the accounts of his smuggling adventures, Robert tells his life story. Life as a member of "The South St. Gang", his years as an actor, a famous pitchman, a successful entrepreneur in America and England, Bull Fighter in Spain, TV producer, smuggling pilot, big game fisherman, and federal inmate.
Vagabond Boy: Memoir of a Youth's Journey Through a Heartland of Chaos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(5.00 from 1 review)
A boy navigates through a chaotic childhood while traveling throughout 1950s America with his restless parents. The author's encounters with strange landscapes, curious people, and dubious caretakers dangle lessons he must choose or discard. He is swept toward an emotional chasm that threatens to swallow and imprison him forever, and he must decipher secrets in a local pond to secure his future.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - All at Sea (Book Three)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Without a penny in his pocket, Lucky set out at the age of twenty to build a yacht and sail around the world. Two years later, he made the money, built the yacht and sailed away to begin the voyage of a lifetime! From a five-year circumnavigation, to exciting tales on some of the largest and fastest yachts afloat, Lucky offers a unique insight into living life as a free spirit upon the ocean.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - The Danger Zone (Book Two)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
At fifteen, Lucky finds himself desperately alone, living in the subways of London! In a dramatic twist of fate he is conscripted into the navy as a diver, which has some breath-taking moments, like being attacked by a Great White shark! In a quest to overcome his fear of heights, he takes up skydiving and Base jumping, perhaps the worlds most dangerous and thrilling sports!