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Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™ by Larry Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspiration to Live Your MAGIC!™ contains 75 biographical introductions of about 400 words each. Every person in this collection is an inspiration to others, through their response to challenges (and some of them faced incredible challenges), by their commitment to serving humanity and their fidelity to their values. A book of inspiration for everyone.
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vietnam: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish is a personal memoir of the author's tour of duty in Vietnam during the war that tore America's heart in half. It is a tale of his adventures and misadventures while serving in the rear echelons of the 9th Infantry Division. This telling of the Vietnam story is not politically correct, just true.
Stripped: Twenty Years of Secrets From Inside the Vegas Strip Club by Brent Kenton Jordan
Price: Free! Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sex, cash, violence, greed –– nude women, crazed customers, degenerate owners, dirty cops corrupt politicians –– bloody knuckles and shattered teeth. The dark underbelly of Sin City exposed. The premise for a hard-boiled crime drama? No, just another night in the strip club. The only book ever written about the strip club industry by a man who was actually in the strip club industry.
The Medical Detectives: Cases from the Original CSI Investigators by Paulette Cooper (Noble)
Price: Free! Words: 68,600. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This award-winning book was the first book on CSI or forensic medicine written for the layman. It includes hundreds of fascinating cases along with interviews (and their best cases) of the major forensic pathologists such as Dr. Milton Helpern, Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Cyril Wecht.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story by Danny Naten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave by Niiles Punkari
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
What God Desires: The Story of the Center for Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief by Wendell E. Mettey
Price: Free! Words: 30,960. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Reverend Wendell E. Mettey chronicles his ongoing journey of faith, determination and vision in his sequel biography What God Desires. In What God Desires: The Story of the Center for Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief, Reverend Mettey shares a candid account of the struggles and successes the ministry experienced through a ten-year span.
Some Wore Blue & Some Wore Gray by Heather Graham
Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(4.00 from 1 review)
NY Times Best Selling Author Heather Graham has assembled biographies of some of her favorite, real life characters from the Civil War. Come and see how sometimes the best characters aren't fictitious.
Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer by Chris Fabiszak
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography(5.00 from 6 reviews)
From cramped basements to Las Vegas hotels, follow the journey of a few competitive video game players as professional gaming gained momentum in the late 2000s. This story takes the reader through a formative time in the author’s life, focusing on the unlikely hobby that gave him new purpose in the wake of the murder of his best friend.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works by Vicky Unwin
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
Destructive Silence: Based on a True Story by L.U. Ann
Price: Free! Words: 84,190. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you never speak of the past, can it be erased? Lacey Edwards has a past. A past that changed her life forever. A past she wants desperately to forget. ***Warning***This novel contains explicit language, sexual situations and abuse that some might find offensive.
13 Years in America by Melanie Steele
Price: Free! Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary(4.94 from 34 reviews)
The powerful story of one woman’s search for happiness and fulfillment in modern-day America.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers by Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language by Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal by Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War(3.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
Fingerprints of God by O.A. Fish & Linda Tomblin (contributing author)
Price: Free! Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2019 and represented by SouthMountainChristianCamp. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This inspiring, autobiographical account of the life of O.A. Fish shares his journey from rural North Carolina, to a successful career as an airline pilot and the establishment of a summer camp ministry. Along the way, O.A. shows you how to put faith into practice, respond to the prompting of the Holy Spirit, and find healing when your world comes crashing down.
ENIGMA: St Francis of Assisi by Chris Park
Price: Free! Words: 51,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General
This biography of St Francis views him as an enigma. He was was born into wealth and privilege, yet he chose a life of extreme poverty and simplicity. His early life was defined by a carefree attitude to everything, yet he grew into a person of enormous religious conviction and spiritual focus. He had little education but became a highly influential teacher. What lessons can he teach us today?
Belonging by Robert W. Fuller
Price: Free! Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
Open Windows - A Story of Postpartum Anxiety and Depression by June L. Young
Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy & Child Birth
From pregnancy to the hell that is postpartum depression and anxiety, June discloses intimate detail from her journal, medical records and family history. Amidst the savage depression and crushing panic attacks, she finds strength and solace in family, the art of storytelling and the mystery of faith.