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Playing The Game: How Triple H Became the Heir Apparent to the WWE Empire by Michael Essany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Playing The Game: How Triple H Became the Heir Apparent to the WWE Empire" is an explosive, compelling, and unauthorized new account of Triple H's life, career, and ascension to power within World Wrestling Entertainment.
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
Whisper of Truth by Mary Vaudoyer
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,330. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in 1918, Mary joined the Special Operations Executive at the outbreak of the Second World War, meeting Sir Winston Churchill and dealing with top-secret documents. She went on to carry out vital work preparing undercover agents for dangerous missions in France. After the war Mary married a member of a prominent family of French architects and spent most of the rest of her life in France.
Living in Paradise by Heather Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
When John and Heather decided a move to the country would be the perfect lifestyle change, Heather had no idea what an adventure lay ahead. Tossing aside her high-heeled shoes, this management consultant stepped into a world she was ill-prepared to handle. 'Living in Paradise', was interwoven with abundant challenges and demanded skills she had not intended to add to her resume!
After the Rosy-Fingered Dawn: A Memoir of Greece by John Walters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Greece has always been regarded as the birthplace of western civilization and a Mediterranean paradise. In The Iliad and The Odyssey Homer uses the magical epithet rosy-fingered dawn to describe the sunrise over a land of myth, fascination, and mystery. But when preconceptions and illusions are swept aside, what is Greece really like?
Adventure, Romance & Revival by Dr. George Hill
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Victory International Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of two adventurous people from the opposite sides of the world, who left their families and countries in search of the unknown. Drs. George and Hazel Hill went on to become the founders of Victory Churches International, one of the fastest growing church planting movements in North America.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 2 by N Kasturi
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This second volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1962 to 1968, when He was at the age of 36 to 42 years, in Prof. N. Kasturi’s inimitable, poetic style.
Diary of Edna Mary Conant Caldwell by Joseph George Caldwell
Price: Free! Words: 32,960. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diary of Edna Mary Conant Caldwell (1855-1916), with notes by Patricia Mitchell and Joseph George Caldwell.
Off to Save the World: How Julia Taft Made a Difference by Ann Blackman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For more than three decades, Julia Taft was one of the United States’ top humanitarian relief experts, friend and ally of the world’s most impoverished people. She was, simply put, a legend in her field.
El Guerrillero by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
El Guerrillero es la revelación de una gran vida. El personaje es real. Está vivo. Trabaja en cualquier cosa. Tuvo la experiencia de ser entrenado en todas las técnicas de la lucha armana en la selva, el uso de todo tipo de armas, estrategias de ataque, ideología comunista y sobrevivencia. Actualmente se mueve y vive en el sur de los Estados Unidos. No tiene ninguna pretención de nada.
Choices: Lemons or Chocolate by Susan Flam
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author's journey of self-discovery, diligence and coping with the symptoms, stigma, pain and depression associated with chronic illness and the simple ideas that empowered her to survive day by day and year to year. A shocking discovery would test my courage and fortitude. Will I succeed this time in implementing my principles which are outlined in this book?
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver by Bobbi Carducci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships(5.00 from 1 review)
Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa by Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Resurrection by Nick van der Leek
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 58,990. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
By piecing together mountains of testimony, social media, and various disclosures by all the major players in Oscar's melodrama - not least of which are Oscar's and Reeva's own words - Nick van der Leek does what thus far has not been revealed. Not by the media. Not by the social media rumour mill. Not even by the state prosecutor. Van Der Leek manages to put it all together to reveal a motive.
A Time for Change by M A Comley
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011 by Jeamel Publishing Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A romantic suspense novella based on a true story set on a Caribbean cruise.
The Man Behind The Brand - Fun and Games by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kellogg, Chevrolet, Kraft, Gerber. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind the names on the games we play...
Be a Work of Art: 250 Anecdotes and Stories by David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A sample anecdote: Very often, an actor would have trouble with part of his role, whether it was speaking a line or performing some piece of business, and he would go to theatrical director Tyrone Guthrie for help. Often, Mr. Guthrie would have the answer at hand, but if he did not, he would tell the actor, “Go home, think about it, come back, and astonish us in the morning.”
The Uncommon Herd by Ian Platt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
Catch my drift (What the hell happened? True stories of a Gen X cowboy) by Ian 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.