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Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks by Lakshman Singh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal by Morgan Berkshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"
The Most Interesting People in Sports: 250 Anecdotes by David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Hugh Troy once worked as a sports reporter for the student newspaper at Cornell. As a reporter, he gave the newspaper the reports of track and field meets, but he felt bad for whoever finished last in an event. Therefore, he invented the name “Johnny Tsal” and always listed Johnny Tsal as finishing last in whatever event he was covering.
High Life by Jim McDonald
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of three rockers having a high time on the road. The High Life, a rock trio, tours the rough and tough northern mining and logging towns in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. But what do the boys do when the gigs run out? When they have no work, no home, no bath, and no bed?
Till the Cows Come Home - A must-read for anyone dealing with Brain Injury by J.T. Blakemore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,090. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of how J.T. Blakemore took an ill-advised ride in a ’59 Hot Rod Chevy in 1963 and regained consciousness twenty-eight days later. He was 21 years old. “You might say I threw my life away for a dozen cans of beer. The prognosis was simple: brain damage. The effects were not so simple. Not by a long shot.”
Porcelain Soldier: Discovering Gratitude in Cancer by Kelli Davis
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age twenty-eight, Kelli Davis is young, in a promising relationship, and has just embarked on an exciting, fulfilling career that she is passionate about and is taking her places. Then, one night, she is rushed to the emergency room for severe pain in her arm, and is discharged three hours later with a completely unexpected diagnosis: cancer.
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, California’s Initiatives by Pegasus Books
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. California’s Initiatives takes up the history of the initiative process and the manner in which it has been used in California.
AN AMERICAN SAGA - Juan Trippe and his Pan Am Empire by Robert Daley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 232,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Juan Trippe, first and last aviation tycoon in history—Roosevelt called him a “Yale educated gangster”--learned to fly in World War I. In 1927 Pan Am had one 90 miles route. By 1935 at great risk Trippe’s flying boats regularly crossed the Pacific. Buying up or driving out of business anyone who got in his way, he built Pan Am into a colossus that dominated the world.
Assisted Living: An Insider's View by Carol Netzer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is it like to live in assisted living? The available literature (slick brochures, dry professional surveys) is of little help to prospective residents who want a preview of the experience. This book is a unique combination of personal impressions, observations of fellow residents and descriptions of day-to-day operations. And it is written by a resident who is also a trained psychologist.
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock by Dezi Jay M
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock is a personal account that deals with the problem of homelessness, charting one person’s journey from homelessness to resettlement: not just a matter of physical abode but also the deeper, more searching question of finding a home within oneself. God does not close one door without opening another.
Twisted Love by JoAnne Myers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Black Rose Writing email@example.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A collection of true crime cases from Ohio and surrounding states, featuring riveting cases of obsession, lust, murder, secret lives, and sexual depravity. It showcases the chilling reality that homicide investigators know all too well: the last face most murder victims see is not that of a stranger, but of someone familiar.
The Fishing Trip That Never Was by Cameron Thompson
You set the price! Words: 3,920. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was summer 2012, It had been raining for months and I was bored, I wanted to go on a fishing trip. So I answered an ad I found on the internet and ended up going fishing with two strangers in a rather dodgy fishing boat. This is the hilarious true story of what happened. This story is ideal for a quick read on the train or on a daily commute to work
A Day in A Life by Janet Andrews
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Janet Andrews has enjoyed a happy and fulfilled life, as packed with adventure and drama, love and laughter as she could have wished. But it has not been a carefree one. As a young woman she developed an acute form of multiple sclerosis, which has progressed until Janet, now in her sixties, is largely paralysed with the exception of partial movement in one arm and hand.
Two Lives in One: The Struggles and Triumphs of a Dyslexic Mensa by Glenn Harrington
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities
“Words have always held a place of power and mystery in my life. That is because I am severely dyslexic, and will never be able to read beyond the fourth-grade level.”
Crazy Critter Lady by Kelly Meister
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In a world where animals are often seen as expendable pests, Crazy Critter Lady is the story of one woman's determination to do the right thing for the creatures around her. Kelly Meister goes out on a limb - and sometimes a half-frozen pond - to help injured birds, mice and chipmunks, homeless "Aflac" ducks, cranky horses and a host of others.
Mum Is In Charge by John O'Neill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
‘Mum is in Charge' by John O'Neill In ‘Mum is in Charge', John O'Neill takes us back to his adolescent years during the dark and difficult times of the Second World War. The youngest of four children, he describes his wartime experiences and marvels at the way his mother held the family together and ran a Guesthouse in those turbulent times. From the horrors of being trapped in an air raid
Angels on My Shoulders by Catherine Anne Ball
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.
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.
Laughter and Tears “A Veterinarian’s Memoir and Advice” by Kenneth Cohn
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.
Devil Walk: A True Story by Clint Byars
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Come along for the ride as Clint Byars bares his heart and tells of the dark night when he descended into the demonic realm-and encountered Satan face-to-face. Experience with him the months of unremitting mental torment when he simply went through the motions of daily life even as he believed he was actually dead and in hell.