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Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
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.
Blackie “An Odyssey of Furry Hearts”
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
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
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”
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.
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts
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
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
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.
Home for the Friendless: Finding Hope, Love, and Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
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.
Liliana Lucia Destination Australia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
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 Incidental Muslim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
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.
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
To Bed on Thursdays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
TO BED ON THURSDAYS is Jenny Selby-Green’s delightful memoir of life as a newspaper reporter in 1950s Britain. In the course of her work, Jenny was bullied by Robert Maxwell, snubbed by President Eisenhower, entranced by Sophia Loren and stalked by a delusional actor named Nigel. Her memoir celebrates a simpler age when newspapers were respected and news-gathering was still an honourable trade.
Bonnie and Klyde + 2 Cats: The Journey of a Starving Artist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Redd, KOG, Panda and Tabbey, make their way across the country in search of the american dream, expecting to coast through life as they did in Connecticut, but they were thrown around by life. They hit hard times. In order to survive, they have to bend and break some laws.
Driven Beyond Success
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,800. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This remarkable true story is of a man who overcame unbelievable challenges and how he became a huge success in business with stories that will bring tears of joy and sadness. Primoff shares some of the adventures of his amazing life; his double-life working with the FBI; a plot to murder him and his reflections on politicians and celebrities he came in contact with in the G. W. Bush White House.
This Ocean Called Freedom: My Eight Decades of Challenge and Transformation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Ocean Called Freedom: My Eight Decades of Challenge and Transformation, is a poignant memoir that chronicles a woman’s search for a life that makes sense. During a span of 80 years, Diane See repeatedly challenged the status quo.
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.