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Unbreakable Spirit Arises: From Broken Girl to Resilient Woman
By Nicole Marchman
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Unbreakable Spirit Arises is a message of hope, healing, strength, and letting go while giving yourself a gift of forgiveness and soaring for your dreams in the midst of your trauma and pain.
Ordinary Lives: A Journey Through America
By Jaime Espiritu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 227,460. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
America…Of the People, By the People, For the People…and what kind of People. A coming-of-age story of a newcomer, from the point of view first of a naïve, innocent young man to that of an adult, battle-hardened by the realities of life he found in his struggle to survive in New Jersey, Canada, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.
UnconVINCEd: The Unauthorized Story of Why Sting Still Won't Work for Vince McMahon and the WWE
By Michael Essany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
“UnconVINCEd: The Unauthorized Story of Why Sting Still Won’t Work for Vince McMahon and the WWE” is a compelling, first of its kind, and completely unauthorized inside look at why one of wrestling's biggest stars - Steve Borden (Sting) - still refuses to work for WWE and Vince McMahon.
Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide
By Matthew Ismail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
The excitement of discovery and the passion for music can be a potent force in a person's life. Blues Discovery: Reaching Across the Divide (Revised Edition) tells the stories of half a dozen Americans who defied the dictates of segregation in the 1940s to the 1960s and followed their passion for the blues across the color lines.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die
By Ernest McIvor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.
A Biography of Saint Simon Peter the Apostle: From Fisherman to Martyr (Servants of God in the Bible)
By Robert Alan King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
King explores some of the major events in Peter's life and takes a look at his walk with Jesus. The book also focuses on getting to know Peter and understanding his personality as well as contemplating the reasons for his fall in the midst of his attempt at bravery. It will discuss Peter's restoration and his part in the early development of the Christian church and his death in Rome under Nero.
Tambre nel cuore
By Velia Bortoluzzi
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: Italian. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Tambre nel cuore” è un libro di 127 pagine, con 79 testi e una trentina di immagini, alcune di inizio ‘900. L’autrice racconta episodi di vita paesana negli anni dell’infanzia, cioè fino al ’60.
The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume Three
By Thom Carnell
Series: The Carpe Noctem Interviews, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,210. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
ZED PRESENTS... The Carpe Noctem Interviews - Volume Three. The third offering of classic Carpe Noctem interviews by Thom Carnell features in-depth conversations with Alex Ross, Brian Pulido, David Mack, Diamanda Galas, Jhonen Vasquez, Screaming Mad George, Tom Savini, Tim Cridland, Jon J Muth, Cliff Nielsen, Joe Jusko, and Klay Scott.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
By Rob Walters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
Creación y bendición: Dios me habló para ti
By Miriam Brit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: Spanish. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
A sus 33 años, Miriam publica este libro tras una trayectoria y recorrido de viajes físicos constantes que la llevaron al mejor de los viajes: el conocimiento espiritual de la mano de Dios. El 10% de los beneficios de este libro se destinará al crecimiento de una organización guiada por Miriam Brit para el pobre y el afligido.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 5): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
By Thomas PM Barnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Funniest People in Relationships: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,640. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Some happily married heterosexual men like to dress like women. One way to get the proper female frontal development is for the man to wear a mastectomy bra. Many wives have ordered a mastectomy bra and been treated so nicely by the sales staff over the telephone that they have been tempted to say, “Don’t worry. I don’t have breast cancer. My husband just likes to wear a bra.”
Survival of the Thickest: Memoir of a Young Single Mother From a Third World Country
By Karen Santos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book, then, is about a young, single mother’s journey so far – her thoughts, her decisions and
Cleopatra VII: Evil Temptress of the Nile
By James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
By Lisa Jane Dyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Funniest People Who Live Life
By David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People Who Live Life, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Comedian Bill Hicks and his comedian friends loved to watch such religious programs as "The PTL [Praise the Lord and People That Love] Club." They used to make bets about how long it would take the preacher to stop talking about Jesus and start talking about dollars.
Desert Storm: Dreadnought
By Joseph B. George
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I was an M-1 Tanker in the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One) in the Gulf War. Our mission was to lead the attack on the Iraqi mine field while being attacked with chemical, and biological weapons. It was a suicide mission for us. “For all of the chest-pounding politicians and overheated pundits who are quick to recommend war, Desert Storm: Dreadnought should be required reading.”-BlueInk Review
Combat Crew
By John Comer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,060. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.
Tent Boxer
By Roy Maloy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,810. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Tent Boxer, narrates the life story of Kevin Leigh; an orphan turned Jimmy Shamran's prize fighter in the Australian agricultural show circuit in the 1950's as he discovers his heart's only true love. His epic romance with the striptease-tent owner's daughter spans decades to show the endurance of love. Embellished biographical
Yes I Can: the story of Sammy Davis Jr
By Burt Boyar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 239,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Yes I Can, his 1965 worldwide Number One Best Selling autobiography, Sammy Davis recounts the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become the undisputed world’s greatest entertainer. A half century after it became an immediate bestseller, Yes I can is still an intensely absorbing book, full of the vitality and aggressive greatness of Sammy Davis, Jr.