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From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Amidst Barriers
By Anastasia Charalabakos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A moving account of the life of Anastasia Charalabakos, a writer and teacher of English as a second language. Raised in a traditional Greek household, Anastasia describes the trials and achievements of her life – inspite of blindness and shares her insights for creating a more understanding and peaceful world.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
By Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Fatally Flawed - The Quest to be Deepest (2nd Edition)
By Verna van Schaik
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fatally Flawed is an inside look into the world of deep diving. This is the story of how Verna van Schaik become the deepest woman in one of the most extreme sports in the world, cave diving. Hers in an unusual career, she has dived with Nuno Gomes (deepest man in the world) and was a key part of Dave Shaws 280meter body recovery attempt.
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
By Shirley Alarie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Delve into the breast cancer journey and beyond in Losing the Girls, a unique memoir differentiated by the author’s cutting-edge nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM)―a little-known breast cancer surgery technique that leaves the breast completely whole. Shirley Alarie shares her story to boost awareness of this specialized procedure so women facing mastectomies will know all of their options.
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
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.
Memoirs of a Remarkable Survivor
By C.Y. Dillon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is dedicated to anyone who has earned their diploma from the University of Hard Knocks! Be thankful for your own resilience--not everyone can take a beating and stand up. In 1993, a family counselor told the author it was remarkable that she had not attempted suicide. "You haven't even heard half of it!" Today, the author's life is full of love, peace, joy and harmony. Here is light.
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.
Sad But True Life Of A Middle Aged Woman: Guide to Love
By Angela Rogers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This middle aged woman has tried to find the loving relationship that has eluded her for years. Through a series of mishaps, she finds her happily ever after, but it isn't what she expected. Be careful when reading this book! You might end up finding YOUR happily ever after! You will laugh, you will cry and you will cheer!
A Journey to Hell and Back
By Charlotte Russell Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A Journey: To Hell and Back is a gripping saga of a young woman’s journey from adolescence to adulthood at an accelerated pace. This book is an exploration of a troubled teen’s journey into the underworld to emerge as an independent, confident and self-assured woman. Pitfalls, tragedy and trials that lure a young honor student into the mean streets of Atlanta and New York mark the story.
Loving Me: Reclaiming My Power
By Letty Chihoro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In this book, you are drawn into the life of a young black girl living in Zimbabwe, through which you get a fascinating, sometimes shocking insight into the culture, 'traditions' and true reality of living in this country during massive political changes. The health theme running throughout this book shows how the author cures the chronic headaches and allergies that plagued her life.
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
Broken Family Bonds: Poems and Stories from Victims of Parental Alienation, 2nd Edition
By PAS Intervention
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,260. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children
Parental Alienation is a form of psychological abuse/domestic violence, where one adult deliberately destroys the relationship between the children and the other parent or grandparent. This book is dedicated to all the families who suffer from the abuse of Parental Alienation. The stories are real. The poems are real. The hurt and anger are real.
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.”
When Chalk Is More Valuable Than Gold
By Steve Kenny
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The inspiring true story of how Frederick Douglass learned to read and write, in his own words.
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.
Blood is Water
By Giulio Giustiniani
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a family, or better of families, told in an original way. It rebuilds uses, habits, ideas and education in the Italian aristocratic world between 1800 and the first half of the twentieth century. Written with irony and without prejudices, this autobiographical novel deals with Italian, British and Russian ancestors, and it is set between Florence and Lucca in Tuscany and also Venice.
Windows Into the Past
By Mary Standard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
"Windows Into the Past" is my recollection of growing up on a farm in south Mississippi during the depression. In a series of connected short stories, it highlights the part I played as a young girl and the hard work and pleasures of farm life. It shows how kids can not only survive, but thrive, under unthinkable conditions while doing chores that were dangerous but expected.
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, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Funniest People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Groucho Marx once asked Melinda, his little daughter, what she did at nursery school. She replied, “Oh, Daddy, all we do is paint and go to the toilet.” Groucho called this “the most accurate description of a nursery school that’s ever been uttered.”