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How I am Learning to Live with Autism without Intervention by Travis Breeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This is a story about how I have been struggling and learning to overcome a late diagnosis along with receiving no intervention while living with Autism. This book shows you first hand struggles and triumphs. It will provide hope and give insight into the reality that many adults with Autism face.
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 » 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?
Three Score Years and Ten by Elizabeth Love
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
Why Do Lettuces Grow by Vernon W. Wilson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of a curious man, starting from his earliest memories as a child until his mid-seventies. It includes his experiences, war stories from elder relatives, thoughts that worried him deeply, his interpretations & possible solutions, the countries he has visited both for work & pleasure, & the quest for some understanding of the intriguing mysteries of life & religion.
Carry on Padre - Memoir of an Army Chaplain in Apartheid South Africa by Pierre van Blommestein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Carry on Padre" is the inside story of a young man’s journey through National Service in Apartheid South Africa. This memoir reveals the doubts, fears and uncertainties that were all too common for many in South Africa of that era. What was the right thing to do? By doing National Service, did you condone official policies of discrimination? "Very highly recommended" Peter Chapman, SADF Veteran.
250 Anecdotes About Religion by David Bruce
Series: 250 Anecdotes About Religion, Book 1. Price: $0.99 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.”
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.
Summer Camp by William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
We finally arrived at summer camp and it was sort of impressive at first glance. The long winding gravel driveway went through acres of wheat fields. We passed a small lake and some large low houses that I assumed were where we campers stayed for the summer. I thought these long low dormitories looked a lot like the chicken houses we passed in the south.
A Vicious Love Story by Teddie Dahlin
Price: $8.48 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book tells the inside story of the romance between Teddie and Sid Vicious. Instead of the self-destructive caricature of popular myth, Teddie reveals a troubled, vulnerable and generous young man.
Singing to the Goldfish by Bev Pettifar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a teenage encounter with a clairvoyant reading her tarot cards Beverley Pettifar ran off to marry a dashing, handsome army sergeant major, only to be ostracised by her family. The eloping couple then embarked on a colourful odyssey around the world, seeing the British Empire in its dying days and collecting recipes for the dishes of Empire. And to eventual healing of the family rift.
Absence by J. Mbonisi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What does neglect bear? In free verse, J. Mbonisi describes a childhood of neglect and its far-reaching tentacles into adulthood. Absence is a thought-provoking memoir about coping and functioning in neglect's aftermath uniquely relayed through verse.
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.
The Iron Lady - Tale of my grandmother by Aditya Jha
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is devoted to my grandmother in whom I discovered a role model, in whom I saw the ideal example of a “mother”, a “grand”mother, a wife, a sister and a “great”grandmother. This book is dedicated to all the grandparents in this world for their selfless love towards their grandchildren.
My Journey by Jim Woods
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Born by the side of the road, Jim Woods went on to be a writer and an adventurous big game hunter.
Rum, Bum & Whacky by Christopher Chapman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Not so much about ships, more about the eccentrics and oddballs that used to grace the British Merchant Navy. Twenty five years of roaming around the oceans of the world have given the author an insight into the qualities needed to deal with natures most demanding mistress without getting too wet.
Sleeping with Lions by Netta Pfeifer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Searching for an answer to the question, What is love?, Netta Pfeifer journeys from Hollywood, California to Africa, where she works with Joy and George Adamson of Born Free fame, their cheetahs and lions. Her safari ends at an ashram in India where she learns about bhakti, the yoga of love and devotion, meets the beautiful man in her childhood vision, and he becomes her teacher, her guru.
House of the Ancestors by Tony Crisp
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tony Crisp's true story of a passionate love affair and the death of my best friend, This is autobiographical about a twisting pattern of events that led to opening a door to meeting my dead friend, journeying with him through his experience; his introduction to a woman I would meet; and this all while he was 'dead'. But it is more than that, because it went on to show how a dream led to love.
The Flaming Marshmallow by William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
We finally came upon an old dilapidated shack that Butch swore was the real blob man’s house. It was a creepy rundown old shed out in the middle of the forest. We stood there staring at the shed as the older boys played their flashlight beams on it. I started thinking that maybe this is the blob man’s house and not some trick being played by the older boys.
Room for Two: A Memoir by Abel Keogh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
At some point, each of us face devastating afflictions and must eventually cope with loss. Regardless of how it happens, the outcome is still the same - we are left isolated, alone, wondering what we could have done differently, and where we can turn for peace. Abel's search for peace and the miracle that follows is proof that love and hope can endure, despite the struggles that shape our lives.
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...