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The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 57,430. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book recounts 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: The members of the Lebanon Valley College Rugby Team, a women’s team, stopped by the home of Joe Donley of Lebanon, PA, in November of 2010 and cleaned up his leaves. In a letter to the editor of the "Lebanon Daily News," Mr. Donley wrote, “We should be proud of young people such as these who take the opportunity to do good deeds.”
The Onion Peeler by Malcolm Whyman
Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
A Servant by Sharlene Ehm
Price: Free! Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Scott Ehm. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A Servant: Nothing More, Nothing Less, and Nothing Else is about the dramatic change in Reverend Art Ehm’s life that took place when he left all behind to fully serve the Lord. To follow his example, to walk in his footsteps as he followed Jesus, will take us on an equally exciting, interesting and challenging journey into new horizons in our own lives.
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.
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?
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.
The Girl Nobody Wants by Lily O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You only get one chance to live your life as a child but Lily was never given that chance; her childhood was taken from her before it ever begun. From the age of four, when she was first sexually abused, her life changed forever and when she walked through the Catholic Church run institution's doors in Ireland, her life continued along the same path that has destroyed her soul. This is Child abuse
Uncommon Character: Stories of Ordinary Men and Women Who Have Done the Extraordinary by Doug Feavel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
These are the tales told with zest; these are the tales you will long treasure. Enjoy the dynamic portraits; then share them in family, church, workplace, ministry and educational settings, because that’s how they began, and that’s why they were written.
Leadership Lessons from the Life of Rasoolullah (SAW) by Mirza Yawar Baig
Price: Free! Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
Leadership Lessons from the Life of Rasoolullah: Proven techniques of how to succeed in today's world
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 3) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and Good Samaritans.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 7: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 65,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Don Rickles’ father taught him everything he ever needed to know about making car repairs: Pay someone else to make them. His father was a very kind man. He sold life insurance, and when his customers could not afford to pay the premiums, often he would pay the premiums for them. When his father died, his customers showed their respect for him by paying back what they owed him.
Good Girl, Bad Girl: An Insider’s 1996 Biography of Whitney Houston by Kevin Ammons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Whitney Houston is a show-business phenomenon and one of Hollywood's most sought-after black actresses. Here is the first-ever behind-the-scenes book about Whitney. Good Girl, Bad Girl is written by Kevin Ammons, who spent a great deal of time with Whitney since his girlfriend, Regina Brown, was Whitney's publicist. During his four-year affair with Brown, Ammons saw Whitney at her bitchiest.
Natalae... From Across The Universe by Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis
Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 · , Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Lessons learned from a personal journey and struggle for peace A memoir Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis This book is about my personal journey through life from James to me, Natalae, how the expression of who I am has affected those around me, and ultimately how all of us are impacted… even you.
Sarge! Cases of a Chicago Police Detective Sergeant in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s by John DiMaggio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
“SARGE!” is a fascinating memoir by the late Chicago Police Detective Sergeant John A. DiMaggio, one of the most decorated officers on the force during a career that spanned the years 1957 to 1991. Among his awards are two Superintendent’s Awards of Valor and Mayor Richard J. Daley’s Praiseworthy Acknowledgment Plaque for Exceptional Act of Bravery Involving Risk of Life.
Rik's Army Career by Rik Roots
Price: Free! Words: 71,540. Language: British English. Published: November 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1988 I, Richard Roots, accidentally collided with the British Army. There were triumphs, and there were tears. There was even some mud involved. This is the story of the seven most scary - yet exciting - weeks (yes, weeks) of my life.
Memoirs Of a Manic by Jon Van Loon
Series: Bipolar Experiences, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Despite being Bipolar and having a severe Learning Disability I earned a PhD in Environmental Chemistry and became a Full Professor at The University of Toronto. This book, Memoirs of a Manic, consists of 61 mainly humorous short stories related to events that occurred during my improbably successful career which includes publication of 6 research oriented Books by major Science Publishers.
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.
Someday Now Forever by Daniel Foutz
Price: Free! Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The misguided romantic memoir of a guy who travels the world trying to find something that won't disappear on him. It reads like a novel, but this young adult tale of heartbreak, inebriated Santa Claus riots, and quadrupedal depressive disorders might be one of the more brutally honest things you will have read in some time.
My People, the Amish: The True Story of an Amish Father and Son by Joe Keim
Price: Free! Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity / Amish
In My People, the Amish, Joe Keim paints a detailed picture of life behind the bonnets and buggies. More than a biography, this is an honest look at the heart-warming traditions that mingle with the deep-rooted legalism of the Amish community in Ashland, Ohio.
Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.