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Surviving My Friends: The Kelly Johnson Story by Dee Clark
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An authorised memoir, started by Kelly Johnson - original lead guitarist of Heavy Rock girl band Girlschool - and completed by her friends and family.
A Star Shattered: The Rise & Fall & Rise of Wrestling Diva by Tammy Sytch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,530. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
World famous wrestling diva Tammy Lynn “Sunny” Sytch has written a tell-all autobiography that follows her into the ring and on the road, through her romantic relationships, domestic abuse, her battle with cancer, incarceration, getting sober and the release of her adult film with Vivid Entertainment.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B by Christine Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
I Was a Cold War Penguin by Dafydd Manton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
My Butterfly Gland by Louise Conway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,160. 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 joy. 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.
"Dad I Want To Be A Menudo!" by Ramon Acevedo, Sr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,940. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of a member of the famous group (Boy Band) Menudo, Raymond Acevedo, who at 12 years of age was determined to enroll and belong to the group Menudo. His struggles, determination and faith led him to do what at that moment was impossible. His experiences and that of his family with the struggles with the organization of Padosa America who wielding a very tight control of the group.
Queenie, Letters from an Australian Army Nurse, 1915-1917 by Pat Richardson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Queenie is the evocative, moving and at times entertaining story, told through her letters home, of a young Army nurse’s perceptions of the events, people and places she experienced during the cataclysmic years of the First World War. Queensland’s youngest hospital matron at the age of 25, Gympie-born Edith Florence Avenell, usually known by her nickname Queenie, enlisted in the Australian Army Nu
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek by Dianne Strong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
Shattered China Dream by Paul Pellew
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.
Ain't This Romantic!?! by Kent Hanawalt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures of a modern day cowboy on the ranches of Montana.
TROUBLED MISSION: Fighting for Love, Spirituality and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru by John Wagner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,090. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A successful US attorney abandons his law practice to volunteer with a religious organization in Peru. In his sometimes romantic, sometimes terrifying, always inspiring memoir, John Wagner searches for love, spirituality, and the chance to fight against injustice and oppression in a country not his own, while working for a religious organization he could not trust.
Right On Laurel Street: Another Westside Story by Jessica Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Jessica Smith, class clown of Santa Cruz High’s class of ’94, suffered multiple tragic losses after graduating. The most life-altering loss occurred the day Darryl Virostko won the 1st annual Mavericks contest. Here Smith shares the losses and lessons that restored her joy and will to live.
If Pets Could Talk by Dave Courtice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If pets could talk, think of the tales they could tell! Dave Courtice, a veterinarian for over forty years, regales us with what pets have told him. The life of an animal care giver is full of happiness, sorrow and pathos – and Dave has seen everything “in the book” and more. Share his life and experiences as the practice of veterinary science changes throughout his career. Enjoy the humor.
The Game Changer: A Memoir of Disruptive Love by Franklin Veaux
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Franklin and Celeste’s open marriage seemed perfectly safe—until the day Amber entered his life and showed them why the heart does not obey rules.
Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me by Sally Hawthorne
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.
100 Bigfoot Nights: A Chilling True Story by Christine D. Parker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 7 reviews)
True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.
A Matter of Conduct: The Man who Battled a Bank and Won by Dalton Yap
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Sassy Sunflower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Dalton Yap was a young, enthusiastic professional, enjoying a promising career. With a wife and two children, he had plans set in place for a bright future. His reality changed forever when he was falsely accused of fraud and negligence by his employer, Jamaica Citizens Bank. A Matter of Conduct is the true story of Dalton’s ten-year legal battle the fight of his life to clear his family name.
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
King Without a Kingdom by John Hulbert
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Hulbert’s trek through the material world and the New Age, looking for answers surrounding the meaning of life, are vividly explored in this one man’s journey. The great stories of our civilization, from Homer’s “Odyssey” to “The Wizard of Oz” are epics of the heroic journey; returning home after an arduous and dangerous trip into foreign and unknown lands facing insurmountable obstacles.
Just an Ordinary Woman by Myriam Donin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,550. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.