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Idol Truth: A Memoir by Leif Garrett & Chris Epting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Former teen idol Leif Garrett bares his soul for the first time ever, revealing his deepest secrets about the extraordinary highs and devastating lows he has survived over the years.
Unforgiving by Carmel Beresford
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2018 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships
‘Unforgiving’ is a human-interest story. There are elements and emotions for readers of all genres. It has that pure Australian element of an outback setting with y strong descriptions of the landscape and scenery. The Australian bush portrays strong background images for the story and the ordinary characters of the outback, display extraordinary resolve in the face of tragedy and grief.
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels by Claire Chao & Isabel Chao
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Multi-award winning memoir featuring true stories of glamour, drama and tragedy told through five generations of a Shanghai family, from the last days of imperial rule to the Cultural Revolution.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story by Stephen Nasser
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Mothers And Murderers by Katherine Ellison
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,840. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2019 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In delightful, insightful prose, Katherine Ellison reflects on her mistakes and her triumphs as she weaves together the stories of how her Pulitzer Prize-winning career almost ended before it began, how she nearly missed marrying the love of her life, and how she unwittingly got drawn into a stranger-than-fiction murder case.
Midnight Express by Billy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The gut-wrenching true story of a young man's incarceration and escape from a Turkish prison, a classic story of survival and human endurance, told with humor, honesty, and heart, it became the Academy Award-winning blockbuster film of the same name. In 1970 Billy Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport with 4 pounds of hashish, given a life sentence, and made a dramatic escape after 5 years.
Mah Jongg Mondays: a memoir of friendship, love, and faith by Fern Bernstein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read this heartwarming story about the wonderful things that can happen when five women are destined to come together to play an old Chinese game, sitting around a table with 152 tiles, dice and a mah jongg card. Love always; love all ways, for time has no guarantees.
Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story by Nancy Geise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,640. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Seventy years ago Joe Rubinstein walked out of a Nazi concentration camp. Until now, his story has been hidden from the world. Shortly before dawn on a frigid morning in Radom, Poland, German soldiers forced twenty-one year-old Icek “Joe” Rubinsztejn onto a crowded, open-air truck. The next day, several around him were dead. From there, things got worse for young Joe—much worse.
What About Your Saucepans? by Lindsay de Feliz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,700. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Summertime Publishing & Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Lindsay de Feliz walked away from an enviable lifestyle – marriage, successful career, expensive holidays, designer clothes, fast cars – to pursue her dream of being a scuba diving instructor. She could not have predicted the journey ahead when she arrived in the heat, sunshine and vibrant culture of the Dominican Republic.
The Change Agent: How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World by Damon West
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Inspirational
The true story of a well-raised kid, a three-year starting quarterback, a young person filled with potential…until a shocking addiction took hold.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle by Jean Sasson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Guardian: Life in the Crosshairs of the CIA's War on Terror by Thomas Pecora, Jon Land, & Lindsay Preston
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A CIA security officer recounts a twenty-four-year career protecting America’s intelligence personnel and senior USG Officials against a backdrop of the War on Terror.
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sasson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography(4.50 from 2 reviews)
PRINCESS reveals the secret life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, from the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country. A New York Times bestseller, PRINCESS was named one of the 500 Great Books by Women since 1300, an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild, a Doubleday Book Club pick, & a Reader's Digest Selection
The Reporter Who Knew Too Much by Mark Shaw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? Is the main suspect in her death still at large? Kilgallen’s official cause of death, reported as an overdose of barbiturates and alcohol, has always been suspect since no investigation occurred despite the staged death scene.
Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harrison by Howard Green
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
Hunter Harrison, the revolutionary railroader from Memphis, dramatically turned four publicly traded companies into cash machines. Starting as a laborer when he was a wayward teenager, Harrison spent a half century in the rail business and nearly two decades running Illinois Central, Canadian National, Canadian Pacific, and CSX.
Permanently Suspended: The Rise and Fall... and Rise Again of Radio's Most Notorious Shock Jock by Anthony Cumia, Johnny Russo, Brad Trackman, & Jim Norton (foreword by)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The uncensored and long-awaited life story of radio’s most notorious shock jock, Anthony Cumia.
Magic Time: My Life in Hollywood by Hawk Koch & Molly Jordan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“Is there anybody that Hawk Koch hasn’t worked with? Magic Time should be required reading for three types of people. One, those starting in show business, two, those that have been in show business for a long time, and three, everyone else. Like every movie Hawk has made, Magic Time is a fascinating journey of self-identity. I love this book.” —Mike Myers, Actor, Writer, and Director
Harry Chapin: The Music Behind the Man by Michael Francis Taylor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2019 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Cat's in the Cradle is an anthem, loved by many and the man behind it is a legend. This biography takes a closer look at Harry Chapin and his music career.
Incest, Murder and a Miracle: The True Story Behind the Cheryl Pierson Murder-for-Hire Headlines by Cheryl Cuccio, Robert Cuccio, & Morgan St. James
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1986 sixteen year old sexually, physically and mentally abused Cheryl Pierson hired a classmate to kill her father. He had threatened to turn his sick attentions to her eight year old sister, and Cheryl had promised her dead mother as she lay in her coffin she would always protect her sister. It was in the media for several years. 30 years later Cheryl tells her inspirational true story