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Unbreakable Spirit Arises: From Broken Girl to Resilient Woman
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Unbreakable Spirit Arises is a message of hope, healing, strength, and letting go while giving yourself a gift of forgiveness and soaring for your dreams in the midst of your trauma and pain.
A Ceiling of Stars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
James McRory Smith was a recluse who lived for over 30 years at Strathchailleach, one of the most remote cottages in Britain. Cut off from civilisation, he survived without mains water, electricity or gas. Pitting his wits against the wilderness and enduring endless isolation, his story offers a rare insight into an alternative way of life, one free of consumption and consumerism.
Conversations, With And About Gino Stefanutti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography
The subject of this book is Gino Stefanutti - founder of, and recently retired chairman of Stefanutti Stocks, one of South Africa’s top listed construction companies.
Soldier, Storyteller: A Woman Soldier Goes to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussien invaded Kuwait. Within twenty-four hours, he controlled the entire country. Five days later, the United States was deploying soldiers and had named the military operation Desert Shield. This would be the largest deployment of women at the time. Soldier, Storyteller is a rare inside look at war from a woman’s perspective and answers "What was it like?"
January: A Woman Judge’s Season of Disillusion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The first memoir from a Canadian female Superior Court judge, January follows the deepening friendship of two powerful women during a pivotal time in their lives.
Confessions of a Villain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: Australian English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Power of Words. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine yourself to someday be a famous singer? Hang onto your microphone, you’re in for a bumpy ride…  NOA takes you into a world of TV auditions, music videos, profit-seeking producers and a music industry that preys on the vulnerable. Confessions of a Villain is keenly observant and insightful, a guide for others on the road to becoming creative, unique and well-known stars.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Alaskan Troller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ron Merritt has been a commercial fisherman for over 30 years in Southeastern Alaska. Born a landlocked South Dakotan, his journey to becoming a troller is an intriguing narrative on fishing, family, and the Alaskan way. In this rollicking book he shares some of his most exciting, humorous and heartfelt tales, experiences gathered from a life at sea.
Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 175,950. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Father Malachi Martin, a Roman Catholic priest, scholar and exorcist, was a best-selling author and media celebrity in the mid-1970's. At the peak of his career, a fifty-seven year-old Martin began a disastrous Abelard-Heloise-style love affair with a troubled teenager who had seen him on TV. She now recounts the story of her decade-long romance with the controversial cult figure and pop-prophet.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
Fishing for Freedom -- Life Lessons Learned by a Young Coastal Fisherman in the Summer of '64
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Commerce
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young lad of 16, spending a summer aboard his father's coastal fishing boat in the summer of 1964, begins to learn the lessons that will guide him through an active and satisfying life. And in the process, he risks life and limb, spends hours and hours just bored, and has adventures that would rival those of Tom Sawyer -- but in a totally different environment.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
Daniel Tammet: the Boy with the Incredible Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / autism spectrum disorders
New Edition June 2013. Many people have known for a long time that the life story of the author, celebrity and performer of intellectual feats Daniel Tammet which has been told countless times in books, TV and scientific publications is incomplete in ways that matter and questionable in too many ways to count. Let Lili Marlene show you the alternative story hiding in plain sight.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Jackson had six different drugs in his body, but he need not have died: a common nontoxic neurohormone could have treated the chronic insomnia that led to his drug abuse and ultimate death.
My Butterfly Gland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is the memoir of Louise who at age 30 experienced 3 recurrent miscarriages and who 2 years later was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. This is Louise's story of heartbreak and loss, of grief and despair but most of all, of hope and of love. It is her fight to not only get what she wants more than anything in the world but to also be alive long enough to enjoy it.
And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
This is a summary of Richard Engel’s: " And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East" Based on two decades of reporting, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent’s riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, and terrorism seen up-close—sometimes dangerously so. This summary is aimed for those who don't have the time to devour all 256 pages of the book.
Diary of a 1st & 6th Airborne Paratrooper (1940-1950) : The Greatest Generation
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bert Childs was with the 1st Airborne Division when they made their debut jump in North Africa. He was almost shot down on the way to Sicily and became one of the first recruits into the 6th Airborne Division in 1943. With them he dropped at Pegasus Bridge, battled the Bulge, jumped the Rhine and fought through northern Germany to meet the Russians on the Baltic Coast. These are his memoirs.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.