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Gilding the Coucal by James W Gibson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
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 and 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.
Special Ed Rock Star by Roy Fletcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Roy Fletcher decided that raising his son was more important than the rock stardom that loomed on his horizon. In a move even more surprising than leaving his up-and-coming band, he became a special education teacher. Special Ed Rock Star chronicles the journey of the struggles and bittersweet joys he experienced while working with students who taught him humility and compassion.
Soundtrack of My Soul: A Look Into the Life, Death and Rebirth of a Schizoaffective Man by Michael Ferrer
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Soundtrack of My Soul: A Look Into the Life, Death and Rebirth of a Schizoaffective Man is an in depth look into the life of Michael A. Ferrer, a man who suffers from a mental disorder called Schizoaffective Disorder. Michael takes you through the journey of his life, traumas, and what inspired him to rise up and not allow the disorder to define him.
Weight by Darryl Reed
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the 1980’s, Darryl “Lil’ D” Reed became the youngest and most successful rock-cocaine dealer on the mean streets of Oakland, California. Darryl was raised in and taught the street hustle game at an early age, by the most noteworthy street legend in the history of the Bay Area, Felix Mitchell. Felix gave young Darryl the codes of the streets.
Memoir Of A Psychic: Trust Your Intuition & Thrive by Amanda McHugh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
‘Memoir of a Psychic Medium’ is the story of Amanda McHugh, who has been seeing spirits and angels, predicting future events and talking to the deceased ever since childhood. If you have ever wondered whether there is a life after death or whether future events can be predicted, this is the book for you. This book is a rare glimpse into a world where nothing is as it seems.
Pain Was My Friend by Pete O'Shea
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,680. Language: American English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Pain Was My Friend is a powerful true story, thirty years in the making, of suffering, miracles, triumph, and more personally experienced by a decent, yet flawed man.
Monkey on the Wing by Steven Adams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
Pedaling On Purpose by Ken Rogers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Imagine an unprecedented, tortuous journey never before accomplished-by anyone. Ken Rogers and friend Steve Anderson quit their jobs to bicycle through every single contiguous lower 48 states in America. With virtually no bicycling experience, training or funding, they pedaled over 10,000 miles raising thousands of dollars helping launch the second chapter in the Make-A-Wish Foundation history.
My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy by Mary Barelli Gallagher
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book reveals Jacqueline Kennedy as a real person, as a wife, as a mother, as a seeker of perfection in art and life. It reveals in depth information only known by the person with the closest relationship to her, as we worked together on a daily basis. It was published in the United States of America and six additional foreign countries in 1969 and rated #1 on TIME Magazine's Best Seller list.
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History by Flemming Heilmann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Transition: A Journey in Laos by Sanva Saephan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The year was 1994. Somewhere in Bokeo, a tiny province in Laos, a seven-year old Sanva and his family were about to start building their new lives after being stateless for years. When the opportunity came for Sanva to continue his education in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, he found himself faced with one of his most difficult decisions yet: to obey his father and stay on in Bokeo or defy him.
Survivor: The Story of One Woman's Personal Transformation from Victim to Survivor by Lindsay Keane
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
In this book, written in a unique and poetic style, Lindsay Keane tells her very personal story of healing after sexual assault. She was victimized in high school and originally dealt with the trauma through denial. This caused her pain to seep out in various ways throughout the years (PTSD, Depression, Toxic relationship cycles, etc.). Eventually, her experiences led her to seek and find healing.
Running Water : A thirst quenching 2,960 mile solo run across America by Abraham Clark
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young man sets out on a 2,960 miles across america with nothing but a baby jogger full of gear and the open road ahead. Running Water is an inspiring read for runners and non runners alike. Full of humor and wild adventure you will likely not put this book down until he reaches the Atlantic!
Life In A Bong, How Pot Ruined My Life & How I Got It Back by Tim Krass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life In A Bong is the story of one man’s insidious relationship with marijuana addiction and his struggle to quit and find sobriety from a ‘benign’ drug. Ecstasy turns to darkness as his pot habit shatters his health, career, marriage, and friendships. The author’s life is almost extinguished, after suicide bouts, living on the street, having a heart attack, all followed by taking another toke.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community by Irvin Brown
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This small book is a poetic retelling of the Malcolm X story, in which his life is reframed as a spiritual quest. The book provides a contrast to almost fifty years of writings that focus primarily on unraveling the complexities of his political beliefs and sorting out the details of his intense life and his tragic death by assassination.
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You by Bernard Boulton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You is a spiritual parable written to illustrate an unknown principle about Divine Favor. In this gripping and personal story Bernard Boulton shares real life examples of his pain and hurt through life and ministry and gives testimony about the hand of God extending favor to him in pivotal moments throughout his life.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1 by Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Dancing in the Bamboo Forest: A Travel Memoir by Djahariah Mitra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
In the candid and inspiring memoir, Dancing in the Bamboo Forest, yoga teacher Djahariah Mitra takes the reader on an adventurous journey through South Indian temples, ashrams, beaches, and night clubs. She explores vast cultural differences, obstacles to traveling as a woman alone, and her own internal journey to self-acceptance.
Los viajes de mi vida by Jordi Querol
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Jordi Querol, en Los viajes de mi vida, nos cuenta muchas de las variadas peripecias acontecidas durante su peregrinar por este mundo. A veces, el rasgo distintivo de esas experiencias reside en su ironía, algunas en su poesía, otras en su amargura. Juntas concretan una unidad argumental, ya que detrás de todas ellas está la vida del narrador: la vida de Jordi Querol.