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824 by P J G Robbins
Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.
Don't Ask Me To Believe by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side by Timothy McGaffin II
Price: Free! Words: 53,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Champions Never Quit: God Is Close By Your Side is about my journey to make a dream, I received as an answer to a prayer, come true. I prayed and asked God what I should do in my life and he answered my prayer and told me to play basketball and to become the greatest basketball player ever. Although God answered my prayer and gave me my dream, it seemed everything was against me...
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 5) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 82,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroic rescues, good deeds, and kindness.
Simon Ships Out: How one brave, stray cat became a worldwide hero by Jacky Donovan
Price: Free! Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock(5.00 from 1 review)
When Simon, a mischievous young cat, is smuggled on board HMS Amethyst, his simple life amidst the streets of Hong Kong is transformed into an adventure fit for heroes. Based on the true events of Amethyst’s ‘Yangtze Incident’, Simon quirky yet emotional cat’s eye narrative is sure to move and entertain all who read it.
The Dance Of Destiny by Raja Arasa Ratnam
Price: Free! Words: 135,080. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by William R. Potter. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
An account of personal pilgrimage, through the currents of life which refused a smooth sailing. Observing all neutrally, analyzing with a depth of understanding of matters historical, geo-political, and religio-societal, the author seeks to answer the perennial question – why is it so? With a spiritual insight drawn from the metaphysics of Hinduism and some significant psychic experiences....
Misereres and Exsultates by Celine Armenta
Price: Free! Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by Demac A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Through small essays, Celine Armenta narrates the relationship that she had with nuns during her childhood, her decision to enter the convent and, ten years later, to leave it. She describes the emotional life of women living in convents; she reflects on friendship, affection, attraction and love between women, but also on guilt, vocation, religiousness and faith.
Scotty and Me by Carol Blake
Price: Free! Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true story of a single mother trying to come to grips with the loss of her son after a catastrophic accident. But he doesn't die, he lives many years in a state nightmares are made of.
Different Stars for Different Times: Memoirs of a Woman Doctor by Margaret Guthrie
Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiographical account traces the story of Dr Margaret Guthrie following her return to New Zealand in 1963 as a widowed mother of three children. She describes her experiences as a medical officer in an Airforce Base and as New Zealand's first female medical superintendent of a major hospital in the 1970s. Since the 1980s Margaret has been at the forefront of gerontology in New Zealand.
Holes in Time by bridgesofamerica
Price: Free! Words: 69,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"A very daring expose of prison life and one man's battle with himself to find real meaning to life. I believe anyone will find this book thought-provoking and brutally true, while at the same time warm and excitingly human." -Max Jones, chaplain in the Florida Penal system
I Am... Subject To Change Without Notice (Book One) by Cheri M Bauer
Price: Free! Words: 119,410. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A candid journey through a tumultuous time in the writers life- walking through changes of self discovery.
Divine Communion in Shiva Spirit by Sudhir Mittal
Price: Free! Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Hinduism
Shiva-spirited Baba Prakashpuri Ji Maharaj was pinnacle of saintliness living in the twentieth century of India. He had attained the highly aspired eternal-God-communion. It's a biographical account of his life, exploits, philosophy & miracles. Authored by Dr. Nandlal Mehta 'Vaagish' and translated in English by Sudhir Mittal, this book is an irresistible feast for every spiritually curious mind.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience by Sally Drumm
Price: Free! Words: 167,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.
Combat Zone Tourist: My 13 Months of Emails from the Sandbox by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 221,930. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow the story of an Army Reservist called up in 2004 who served 13 months in Iraq. While there, he begins to write weekly emails to his family and friends back at his civilian job in the United States. He spends 5 months in crazy world of the Baghdad Green Zone - the "world's largest gated community" then 8 months at the Corps headquarters running the war.
The Queen's Escape, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 1 of The Queen's Saga) by Paula Liebe
Price: Free! Words: 108,240. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Dutch Paula Liebe escapes her corporate career and moves to Mexico to start a spiritual center. Paula also escapes the pain from her childhood abuse in continued battles with her addictions. She has traveled the world to learn about spiritual teachings to heal her wounds, but there is a secret that holds the key to her healing process. Will she be able to reveal this secret to her therapist?
The Captivity And Triumph of Winnie Davies by David M Davies
Price: Free! Words: 51,320. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book reveals how God used Winnie Davies to impact the lives of many people. Jesus Christ dominated her life. He brought meaning into living by a glorious consciousness of forgiveness and love as shown to her in His Cross. She knew God wanted her for Himself and for His purpose... The standards she lived by were down-to-earth interpretations of God's mandate for life as read in the Scriptures.
Kiss Chronicles by Virginia M. Sanders
Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
Souvenirs 1 by Melchior de Marion Brésillac
Price: Free! Words: 194,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017 by SMA publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Souvenirs of Mgr. Melchior de Marion Bresillac, the Founder of the Society of African Missions (SMA) in India. (1841 -1845)
Destiny Will Out: The Experiences of a Multicultural Malayan in White Australia by Raja Arasa Ratnam
Price: Free! Words: 154,990. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018 by William R. Potter. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Destiny Will Out (1997), a memoir, introduces White Australia, as observed (from the late 1940s) by a young coloured student from British Malaya. Observing all, and analysing each facet of observed Australian life neutrally, he offers (in a clear narrative form) an interesting scenario of a somewhat anxious white enclave set in coloured seas, with worrying foreign cultures nearby.
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan
Price: Free! Words: 61,640. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
John Bunyan’s personal and honest biography. He shares his immense struggles with sin, doubt, and of eventually overcoming. You’ll also get a glimpse behind the scenes of Bunyan’s very effective ministry.