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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.
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.
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.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow, I've Lost My Damn Mind: A Manic's Mood Chart by Derek Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Somewhere Over the Rainbow will be the first humorous memoir about bipolar by a member of the Millennial Generation—today’s young adults. More than an account of coming to terms with a mental health condition, it’s a story of being young and feeling lost, dealing with heartbreak and still finding plenty to laugh about, no matter what happens.
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?
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.
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.
Dreaming Bears by J. Michael Holloway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Dreaming Bears is the true story of the rare friendship that develops between a young medical student with deep roots in the South and an elderly Indian couple in the wilds of northeast Alaska. In 1961, Mike Holloway, his brother Ted, and a college friend set our from South Carolina to spend the summer hiking in Arctic Alaska, intending to live off the land.
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 Patriot King by Terrence L. Prosinski
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia by Ruth Ann Jellett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan by John and Marion Allison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
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.
How to Measure Your Life in Men by Abby Decatur
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
After her love life hits an all-time low, a college freshman slips into a dreadful slump of despair. But a semester abroad in Costa Rica enables her to put her worries aside. Eventually she decides to give romance another try and finds herself in a series of turbulent, weird and often hilarious relationships. Alternately funny, insightful and touching, Abby’s story is relatable and inspiring.
Until Now: My Walk with God... So Far by Roland Filbrun
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,220. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Let’s go back to the garden, where we can dance with our Papa God. Do you remember what it was like? In Until Now: My Walk with God... So Far, Roland Filbrun takes us on a poetic journey through his own experiences with love, with disappointment, and most of all with the faithfulness and fierce love of our amazing God.
The Man Behind The Brand - At The Store by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 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, Maytag, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s look at the men behind the names where we shop.
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.
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.
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.