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Not An Angel by William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I discovered that I liked girls one afternoon that summer. I was on my way home after mowing a couple of yards, when I ran into two older girls from my elementary school. I could tell that they were far wiser than I was. They were very pretty and I was impressed, because they were both smoking cigarettes. I thought that was very cool. They actually stopped and started a conversation with me.
Gracie an English Bull Terrier: A Handbook for Being Dog's Best Friend by Christy Oslund
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
30 years rehabilitating dogs barely prepared Christy for her first Bull Terrier. Add a Collie and Labrador to the mix and life could be chaotic; when it came to medical crisis and stress, these same dogs provided the encouragement to keep going. Including tips on temperament testing, feeding, and training, this memoir/handbook will resonate with dog lovers, affirming why we are dog-people.
The Secret Truth About Santa by Samuel St Nicholas
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.
Etheldreda by Moyra Caldecott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The fictional story of Etheldreda, Princess of East Anglia, Queen of Northumbria and Abbess of Ely.
Kiss and Tell by John Middleton
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Discretion may be my middle name, but it would be a disservice to some of my younger and more impressionable readers not to share at least one celebrity kiss-and-tell story of my own. Although the contents will almost certainly not be what you expect, they should still leave you feeling warm and fuzzy in a Hollywood sort of way. The lesson to be learned is that a single kiss can change a life.
Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llegó a ser la mujer más poderosa de Francia by Jazmin Saenz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Madame de Pompadour, además de cómplice de fogosidades, fue la gran compañera y consejera del Rey. Culta y decidida, apoyó el proyecto de la enciclopedia, se rodeó de los mas notables filósofos y literatos de la epoca, protegió el teatro y prohijó las mas variadas manifestaciones artísticas. Este libro revela a una mujer cuya personalidad y valía superan cualquier preconcepto general.
Looking for Harper Lee: Two essays by Mark Childress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Novelist Mark Childress (Crazy in Alabama, Georgia Bottoms) happened to be born in Monroeville, Alabama--a town Harper Lee called Maycomb when she wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. For years as a journalist, Childress was told to pursue an interview with the reclusive author, who refused all entreaties. These essays describe the importance of her novel to Southern fiction and why Lee remains a mystery.
I Wish I Lived There Again by Candace Hennekens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a collection of personal essays about a Midwestern childhood in the mid-twentieth century. They detail the pastimes of children and adults back when life was simpler. The author is one of four daughters and writes about putting on a circus with her sisters, the birth of her baby sister, her father's near fatal car accident, homemade bread, movies, bigamists, pickle vats, and even hair.
My Journey Entries by Kevin Christian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
~Join me in my breathtaking true story about my journey with my scheming abusive adoptive mother Mary. I’ll be telling you all the fanatical stories concerning my disastrous teen hood. And, how I endure the drama and fought in what I thought was right. Hopefully my dreams of leading a normal life might come true, or will I be just another victim; in my adoptive mothers deceitful mind games.
Maturing With God by Jerry Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This is Jerry’s life-story of finding God and growing with Him until He became a personal all powerful loving Father. Jerry grew up in the slums with many problems. Major conflicts seemed to follow him. Some were even life threatening. Devine intervention as Jerry grew because of his dependence on God. He presents scientific proof using Einstein's method that a personal loving God exists.
Strategies To Survive The Teaching Profession by Esther Chen
Series: Surfing the waves of education, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
Struggling with teaching as a profession? Think that you know what goes on behind the scenes of teachers in the staffroom? Read this book to find out how to improve your life in the teaching profession and understand that surviving teaching is not only about the academic but managing the emotion.
Six Thousand miles (What the hell happened, True stories of a Gen X cowboy) by Ian Dylan Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Number four in the series that recalls the life of an adventurous if not lucky man. If you enjoy edgy comedic drama this series is for you!
Confessions of a Horse Crazy Girl by AJ Mauk
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The career of a horse trainer comes with a revolving door of horses. In my relatively short lifetime, I've ridden more horses than I can remember. Some of them have carved their own little place in my heart. Some are just brief touches in my memory. Then, there are the horses that have had a hand in shaping me into the person I am today. This is a collection of their stories.
Be a Work of Art: 250 Anecdotes and Stories by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity 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.”
Living in Limbo: The Beginning of the End by Gini Graham Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
It combines a personal story and stories of middle income people with underwater homes and mortgages they can’t pay. It describes the author’s experiences with real estate agents, bankruptcy lawyers, activist groups fighting foreclosures, and others. It concludes with what the author learned in navigating the system, selling her home, renting in San Francisco, and becoming successful again.
I Have Asperger’s (I Just Never Knew It) by John Foltin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my life, I knew I was different from everyone else. I was very shy. I had weird eating habits. I was smart, yet immature. It wasn’t until much later in life that I discovered the reason. I had Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism. This is my story of how I dealt with it growing up and the changes I’ve made since my diagnosis. $1 from every book sold will be donated to Autism Speaks.
Guru Dutt and Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam by Sagarika Publication
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Vasanth Kumar Shivashankar Padukone, popularly known as Guru Dutt, was an Indian film director, producer and actor.
Ängeln vid Hovs Hallar by Thor-Björn Bergman
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: Swedish. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Thor-Björn Bergman har valt att berätta om de omänskliga grymheter han utsattes för som barn och hur en ständig ångest ledde fram till beslutet att avsluta sitt långa lidande. Livet tog dock en oanad vändning och vi får följa honom på vägen dit. En väg säkert lik den flera av oss tvingas vandra - kanske också med oskrivna böcker i bagaget.