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Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps: a Dating Memoir by Jennifer Knightstep
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps is the true story of Jennifer, a girl who just wants what we all want — to find Mr. Right. Through a series of short essays documenting some of her more disastrous dates, we’ll recognize some of the men we’ve dated ourselves, a fair representation of the Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps in our own dating pasts.
Revealing Grace: A Story About a Cancer Adventure and a Community by Amy Conn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Written by cancer survivor and yoga instructor Amy Conn, this wise and compassionate field guide inspires those touched by cancer to live more fully and less fearful during times that appear most challenging.
Daily Meds Should Be Taken Daily “A Journey through Prejudice” by R.N. Messer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Daily Meds reveals the struggles of a woman with schizophrenia in her search to share God’s kindness and mercy. Although frequently abused by well-meaning individuals who do not understand how to care for the mentally ill, she hopes this book will open a window to their understanding how God may work through them, bringing true relief to others.
Making Lemonade With Ben: The Audacity to Cope by Katherine Perreth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Seven-year-old Ben is found in a coma, suffers myriad disabilities and, later, mental health issues. Yet, love wins. Narrated with irrepressible humor by the quirky mom, this award- winning tale culminates with Ben’s victorious invitation to Washington D.C., to represent Madison Children’s Museum at a national award ceremony.
Jack the Ripper: The 1888 London East End Serial Killer by James R Ashley
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Ripper’s murderous serial killings must certainly go down in the history books as one of the great unsolved mysteries of all time. Therefore, anyone that thinks he can do better than the police of the time or the numerous writers after, read on and put your ability to the test and see if you can close the book on the infamous Whitechapel murders to your satisfaction.
Death and Immortality at the Little BigHorn: Vol I, Custer's Last Stand by James R Ashley
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Custer was sent out to subdue the Indians and when they gathered in overwhelming numbers to fight back, he and the troops under his direct command were wiped out. It is a riveting story of how a doomed command met its end on a hot sunny day in Montana on June 25, 1876. And when that inevitable end came, it was fought by frightened men shaking with fear at the awful death that awaited them.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One by Joshua Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Granger, Grant, and Grandpa by June Anderson
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After the disastrous Battle at Chickamauga, the Battle for Chattanooga, was a glorious victory for the North, dealing a severe blow to the dying Confederate Cause. Years later, when reflecting on his Civil War adventure, Union Corporal Henry Annis, 96th Illinois, wrote a stirring account of this heady battle in his memoir: "Our Experiences on Lookout Mountain, November 23, 24, 25, 1863."
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga by John Y. Le Bourgeois
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
Hakuna Matata by ThinkWriteSpeak Library
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Imagine being 3 years old and losing your entire family to war. This is the story, in his own words, of one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan. Manyang tells how he survived a refugee camp by scavenging for food and shelter. He describes growing up without adult guidance or help. Since coming to America at age 15 he has become a success story as the Founder of Humanity Helping Sudan Project.
America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad by John Walters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1976 John Walters left the United States in search of adventure and literary inspiration. He lived for many years in India, Bangladesh, Italy, and Greece. Finally, faced with the economic catastrophe in Greece and the lack of opportunities for his sons, he returned to the land of his birth. Without home, without job, without resources, he confronted his own country as if for the first time.
Wounded Rangers by Dominic Hagans
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
On September 11, 2008, Warrant Officer Dominic Hagans of the 1st Battalion the Royal Irish Regiment became the latest casualty of the Afghan war when an improvised enemy bomb exploded under his vehicle, wrecking his legs and changing his life forever. As he embarked on the long road to rehabilitation and partial recovery, WO2 Hagans decided to record his experiences in print.
I Bit the Silver Spoon by John Duncklee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I read Will James, and dreamed of becoming a cowboy." John Duncklee shared the dream of many young boys. Growing up during the depression was difficult and his father had other plans for John. Through a multitude of jobs, college, and the military, the desire to be a cowboy lived in John's heart. An emotional, sometimes humorous, always entertaining memoir of one man's life lived on his terms.
War of the Currents: Nikola Tesla by Alfonso Borello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.
The White House Queen: The Elegance and Strength of Michelle Obama by Raymond Sturgis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
First Lady Michelle Obama is a remarkable figure, and author Raymond Sturgis carefully selected the words of this book to highlight the passion and life of Michelle Obama. Many know of her many achievements, however, what about her agenda to help change the nutritional conditions of America’s children.
Catch my drift (What the hell happened? True stories of a Gen X cowboy) by Ian Dylan Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
#2 In a series of the true tales of an adventurous if not lucky man.
Swift Boat Down by James Steffes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,100. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A Swift Boat is sunk by two rockets from an unidentified aircraft near the border between North and South Vietnam. It is June 15/16th, 1968, around midnight, and now five sailors are dead or missing. Two survivors and several witnesses report seeing lighted aircraft that move and hover like helicopters flying in the area. U.S. Jets are scrambled to the scene and report hits on enemy aircraft.
After The Bombs - My Berlin by Heidi Sieg-Smith
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This recollection begins with the life of a German family at the beginning of the First World War and continues with their struggles in the aftermath of the Second World War. After the war Berlin was mostly rubble and the Cold War was heating up. The Berlin Blockade and the construction of The Wall placed the city in the center of the Cold War.