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Brain Surgeons Don't Do Facelifts by Dafi Shanti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,860. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After receiving the shocking news at age 36 of being diagnosed with a brain tumor, Dafi Shlanger shares her experiences of facing brain surgery with a husband and three children, ages 4 through 9, dependent on her at home.
How Sai Baba Attracts Without Direct Contact (Book 2): Diary of a 21st Century Sai Devotee by Tommy S. W. Wong
Series: How Sai Baba Attracts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Since Sai Baba left his physical body on 24 April 2011, so how can we keep in contact with him? Well, see Baba beyond his physical body and establish spiritual connection with him. Dr. Wong, who never had direct contact with Baba, became a devout Sai devotee in the early 21st century. He gives many examples on how we can keep in contact with Baba spiritually in everything we do.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions by Ted Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Not Done Yet: A Tale of Transformation Through Transplant Surgery by Sharon Lamhut Willen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Vivid recollections and delightful anecdotes show us how the power and generosity of the human spirit come together to make real life miracles happen. An inspirational story of the journey through liver transplant surgery. Contains practical recommendations for those with health challenges and models of resilience for anyone who has ever asked, "Why me?", "What now?" and "Can I handle this?"
My First 50 Days After The December 2013 Political Jubilee Celebrations by James Kemoli Amata
Price: $2.33 USD. Words: 33,390. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My First 50 Days After The December 2013 Political Jubilee Celebrations is a grand march towards Levitical Jubilee Celebrations as promised by God. The time in this book is fifty days after political celebrations of December 12, 2013. The future is so bright that fifty years of darkness and economic miseries is going to be fifty minutes of economic bliss. The joy is real with God coming first.
Once There Was A Street Dog That Followed Me Home: The Beginning by Elaine Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My life in animal rescue began by encountering a badly wounded dog while hiking in the Colorado Desert, the victim of a coyote. As he began his healing process, I proceeded to come across, and invite into my life, a congregation of the liveliest, sweetest and saddest homeless furry friends (and some not so furry) one would ever hope to meet. This is our story.
9:17 a.m., a collection by Amber Jerome~Norrgard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
9:17 a.m., Amber Jerome~Norrgard's second collection of autobiographical essays chronicles the Indie Author's life as a mother, podcast personality, and Independent Author with her characteristic style of straight, to-the-point and honest reflections on life, motherhood, and moving on
Create, Then Take a Break: 250 Miscellaneous Anecdotes and Stories by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This book contains 250 anecdotes about various creative activities. A sample: Corey Ford’s writings were widely plagiarized—especially his short humorous piece “How to Guess Your Age.” Whenever this happened, Mr. Ford would sue, winning every case. He once said about his lawsuits, “I find this a much easier way to make a living than by writing.”
It's A Dog's Life For The Other Half by Steve Ankers
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Steve Ankers’ wife Margaret and brother John have been vets all their lives, so Steve has spent a large part of his life helping them through amusing, harrowing and occasionally disgusting encounters with creatures of all varieties, shapes and sizes. This is a very well-written account of life working closely – sometimes TOO closely - with animals.
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A Sample: Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq paid no attention to the superstition that it is bad luck to whistle in a dressing room, but she once shared a dressing room with a ballerina who did. Because the only way to get rid of the bad luck is to go outside the dressing room and twirl three times, Ms. Le Clercq says that “for one whole season I spent more time twirling off stage than on.”
Resurrection by Nick van der Leek
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 58,990. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
By piecing together mountains of testimony, social media, and various disclosures by all the major players in Oscar's melodrama - not least of which are Oscar's and Reeva's own words - Nick van der Leek does what thus far has not been revealed. Not by the media. Not by the social media rumour mill. Not even by the state prosecutor. Van Der Leek manages to put it all together to reveal a motive.
Dangling Without A Rope, A Life Discovered by Barbara Belmont
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Dangling Without a Rope is about a woman who travels the globe, engaging in daring and dangerous adventures in search of her true self. From sled dog racing in Alaska to the wilds of Nepal, her tales will keep you on the edge of your seat. Her evolution as a woman and spiritual seeker is woven intimately and honestly into her accounts, reminding us of the unlimited possibilities of life.
Abseiling Spiders by Peter Morris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine a man who's outlook on life is similar to Don Quixote, who's approach to life is similar to Spike Milligan's and who's drinking habits mirror those of the late and much loved George Best. If he could speak French he would probably say Non,je ne regrette rien. Fall about funny, belly laughs by the bucket load.
Njoto and The G30S Tragedy by Arif Zulkifli et al.
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
APART from New Order books that incriminate all Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members in the September 30 Movement (G30S) of 1965, most historians have found no involvement of Njoto in this revolutionary action. Sidelined for being too close to President Sukarno, senior PKI politician Njoto is the other side of the history of the G30S.
A Biography of John the Baptist: The Voice of One Crying in the Wilderness (Servants of God in the Bible) by Robert Alan King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament
King explores some of the major events in John the Baptist's life and mission, taking a look at his birth, ministry and death. He also examines the different accounts describing his baptism of Jesus. In addition, he will clear up any confusion about John's relevance to Elijah and what all of that means. John's overall personality will also be discussed. King is an ordained minister.
In the Shadow - Vol 2, The FraKctured Zone Diaries (2006 - 2012) by Andrew Keeling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
How do composers compose? And why? Andrew Keeling's diaries at The FraKctured Zone offer insight into the secret mechanics that power the creative process by disclosing the intellectual concerns, emotional impulses and habitual actions that constitute the daily grind of a composer-musician in the 21st Century and reveal how the harmonies, counterpoint and rhythms of life fuel the creative act.
Confessions of a Journeyman Typesetter by Gérard de Nerval
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Author, printer, and libertine Rétif de la Bretonne ("the French pornographer") was among the most eccentric public figures of eighteenth-century France. Gérard de Nerval, drawn to such eccentrics, examines the life of the extraordinary man whose work the 1911 Britannica deems "unfit for general perusal."
Don't You Know Who I Am Yet? by Jonathan Jaxson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
"Don't You Know Who I Am Yet?" is about a young man searching desperately for the acceptance and attention that his family could never provide. As a confused teenager, he eventually became addicted to the heightened atmosphere of Reality TV and was featured on countless shows. Jonathan shares those stories and his celebrity experiences as a publicist to the stars.
USC Latino Alumni Association Spotlight 2013 by USC Latino Alumni Association
Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
“Inspiration in action” is the best way to describe our talented, altruistic and successful USC Latino alumni! It is in this spirit that we celebrate three outstanding alumni, USC Latino Alumni Association advocate and friend and begin our alumni archive.
Eye of Storm by A.J. Garrett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The struggles of life can come out of nowhere. It sometimes seems like your pain is going to be a permanent fixture in your life. Then all of a sudden, the healing you need comes from a very unexpected source. This is a story of an eminent bond between a wild mustang and myself. After suffering a family loss that left me devastated, I found healing where I least expected it – in the Eye of Storm.