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How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Formerly homeless author offers practical advice on making this difficult and dangerous lifestyle as safe and comfortable as possible. Just because you're at the lowest point of your life doesn't mean you have to be a "bum"! The second half of the book recounts the series of soul-crushing ordeals and astonishing miracles which finally delivered him out of homelessness.
The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Most Interesting People in Politics and History, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Activist Abbie Hoffman was under constant surveillance by government agents for five years. He handled this situation well—when he needed to go somewhere, he used to hitchhike and get a ride with the agents who were trailing him.
Courland Penders: Coming Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Michael Dransfield was one of the most widely read poets of his generation. He was prolific, producing over a thousand poems in his short life, which ended tragically in 1973.
Calvin and Courage - Under the cross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Book shows how Calvin, in 1553, displayed courage in the face of Servetus's heresy, the poor behaviour of the Libertines, and all while ministering to five young student ministers facing martyrdom. Establishes his credentials as a loving, caring pastor who refused to provide simplistic answers to life's most perplexing challenges. His letters to the young martyrs reveal a warm-hearted pastor.
Una Noche con B.B. (Español)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Spanish. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mini-memoria de una actuación en directo de B.B. King en el mítico Blue Note Jazz Club en el Greenwich Village de Nueva York.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
Social Disability: One Person's Recovery Journey
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of the recovery struggle from brain injury by a rehabilitation specialist whose professional experience includes working in brain injury recovery programs.
Angels on My Shoulders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by NewsHooks 2 NewsBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Canadian author Catherine Anne Ball shares her pain and triumph over years of abuse by her father within a fraternal social system that still abuses children.
Thoughts from My Autistic Mind: Book I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Thoughts From My Autistic Mind is the first book in a series of blog entries by Author Travis Breeding. Travis has autism and strives to provide society with an understanding of what living with Autism is like on a daily basis by sharing his blog entries with all of us. Travis gives the reader a detailed look into his mind and emotions as he navigates every day life on the Autism Spectrum.
The Tale of the Alpha Chicken
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
William Shakespeare once wrote, “There is history in all men’s lives.” Everyone has their favorite memories from growing up and this book is a collection of short stories from my childhood. I grew up with 11 siblings, one dog, and half a cat in Northern Ohio. Every day brought a never ending supply of adventures and mishaps. Tale of the Alpha Chicken is the first of a series.
Flying Without A Net
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by Ink & Quill Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The True Story of a Boy Who Defies All Odds and Runs Away with Cirque du Soleil
The Squirrel and the Golf Ball
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based on J.H. Soeder's award winning book, "True Tails", "The Squirrel and the Golf Ball" is a hilarious, funny but true short story about an encounter with a squirrel while playing golf - and what the squirrel thought about golf! You will chuckle as you look at the game of golf from a squirrel's point of view, as he watches the "two legs" play a game that makes no sense to him!
Wussie: In Praise of Spineless Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,090. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This droll assortment of biographical “Profiles in Wussitude,” reviews of sex toys for timid men and other essays scrutinizes male gutlessness from every imaginable angle. How do wussies face death? How do they face naked ladies, or Starbucks baristas? Josh Muggins brings his refreshing comic voice to these issues and more.
250 Anecdotes About Religion
Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Andrew Carnegie was a very wealthy man who had a reputation for donating money to charitable causes. Mark Twain wrote him to say that he wanted to buy a $2 hymnbook, pointing out that “I will bless you, God will bless you and it will do a great deal of good.” Mr. Twain then added a postscript: “Don’t send the hymn-book—send me the two dollars.”
Dandelion: A Memoir of a Free Spirit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Catherine James longed to get away from her young, beautiful, and wickedly irresponsible mother: to her beloved grandmother or glamorous Aunt Claire or dashing race-car driver father—who had never been a part of her life. She had not wanted to escape to a California orphanage. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with a very young Bob Dylan that Catherine was inspired to make her escape.
Choices: Lemons or Chocolate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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?
My First 50 Days After The December 2013 Political Jubilee Celebrations
Price: $2.33 USD. Words: 33,390. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My First 50 Days After The December 2013 Political Jubilee Celebrations is a grand march towards Levitical Jubilee Celebrations as promised by God. The time in this book is fifty days after political celebrations of December 12, 2013. The future is so bright that fifty years of darkness and economic miseries is going to be fifty minutes of economic bliss. The joy is real with God coming first.
The Coolest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Starting out as a stand-up comedian can be tough. Dallas comedian Sherry Belle remembers getting laughs her first time on stage; unfortunately, the audience was laughing at all the wrong places. For example, she finished a joke, but the audience didn’t laugh, so she said, “That was the punch line.” That made the audience laugh.
The Secret Truth About Santa
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Essay » Literature
There are historical truths about the St. Nicholas family which are the root foundations to the myths and legends surrounding St. Nicholas and Santa Claus. In these pages I have attempted to explain as much as I can about my immediate family, clan, the Antares tribe, and how we have worked for the betterment of humanity for over 1,300 years.
Laughter and Tears “A Veterinarian’s Memoir and Advice”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,960. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
After practicing veterinary medicine for over 38 years, Dr. Cohn has written a memoir describing his adventures and the lessons he has learned and taught. He finishes the book with a lengthy appendix of valuable advice and lessons. This is a book to be cherished by pet owners; share in the laughter and tears and learn more about pets as you enjoy every page.