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Down the Shore - Tales From the Beaches and Boards of New Jersey Volume II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Trent Redman’s second in the Down the Shore series, a few more fun tales from the author’s life and times at the Shore, an update on the progress made so far, a quick look at how the first season fared in terms of revenue and tourism, and some little known facts and figures about New Jersey and the Shore. Among other tidbits “Shore” to please and entertain.
Her Whole Darkness In Motion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
The author's long and meandering road to find true love takes her from her home in South Africa to California, Alaska, China, and finally to Israel. Along the way she meets more than a few interesting people, has a few encounters with some less than friendly people, and learns more about herself whilst learning about new cultures.
The Diary of Anfisa Kramskaya.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: Russian. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
В 1951 года мой сын известный инженер и лауреат Сталинской премии (1948) приобрел участок на берегу Черного моря в поселке Лоо в 19 километрах от центра Сочи.Это история об освоении этого участка нашей семьей москвичей.
A Lonely Soldier
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A story of the Rhodesian civil war based on the experiences of a man who fought and lost. Never again was life the same for Noel, nor could it be. John Behan. Author. Dublin. Ireland. January 2014.
Under An African Sky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Julene Hodges Schroeder was raised in an Ethiopia that was beginning to emerge from centuries of isolation. Under An African Sky is a story you can read to your children and grandchildren, about a girl who lived an unusual life and loved it.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
Who Stole Our Bikes?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
Growing up in spite of Hitler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many books have been written about the brutality and atrocities committed by the unbelievably evil government of Nazi Germany. The author, born three years before Hitler came to power has now reached the age of 82 and is therefore part of a generation inevitably and steadily reducing in numbers and feels compelled to write his story as it unfolded within his war-torn country.
The Poet Who Watched The Whole Parade
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: American English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Poet Who Watched the Whole Parade, the personal memoirs of Jay Floyd, digs deep into his childhood with chapters of spiritual reflection between each shared memory. The author dissects the people and moments that crafted his psyche within its pages (39,466 words). This book explodes with laughs and tears, family, friends, pimps and the occasional psychological diagnosis.
Bodily Disfunctions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Your author is not a brave man; that will become all too clear in the recounting of his treatment in the hands of the Great British National Health Service. You will learn why he unexpectedly turns left surprisingly often; you will learn of the blood-soaked horror resulting from a not-so-simple accident and of his battle with skin cancer. It's not for the uncaring!
Once Upon A Road Trip
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Think 'Eat, Pray, Love'...the teen version. A pre-life crisis on a shoestring budget. *A geeky girl goes on an unlikely 8-week adventure--encountering unexpected danger, wonderment, grief, and love. *A fiction-like retelling of a young woman's true story--made up of 3rd person narrative and actual journal entries.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Based on the blog and personal journal Hollis Walker wrote during her journey through breast cancer, The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle is an honest, sometimes painful, and surprisingly funny story of what facing breast cancer is really like. The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle offers inspiration and hope to those facing life-threatening illness and the people who care about them.
Evolution: Weaving in and out of Consciousness while the Truth is Somewhere in the Middle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This collection of poetry allows readers into the developing years of the author--a transplanted Belizean Garifuna woman--experiencing life in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Baltimore, Belize and Honduras from the age of 15 to the age of 25.
Holy Trinity College: The Boarding School Mafia Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
Table Of Contents 1.) The First Night 2.) The Day Before 3.) The Arrival 4.) Campus Tour And Induction 5.) The Locked Room Mystery
The Accident: A Bike, A Truck, and A Train
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
On a morning bike ride, Chris Dikes was struck from behind by a pickup truck. Despite people telling him he was "lucky" to be alive, he found himself locked in a battle with fear, tormented by nightmares. The Accident is an emotional, honest, and sometimes humorous look at one person's battle to reclaim his life and overcome the fears that followed a traumatic event.
The Last Flight of JFK Jr: How it Went Tragically Wrong and Why
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
John F. Kennedy Jr.’s last flight told in story form, as narrative/creative nonfiction, of the days leading up to that fateful night and the flight itself.
My Bitter Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An account of an aunts life as given to her nephew......A wasted and sad life, but one that merits recognition, despite the sadness of it all
Tales of Bien Hoa
Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Always wanting to be a fighter pilot, Bob Chappelear volunteered for a second tour of duty in Viet Nam. This is the story of that second tour. It is a telling of what it was like to fly the A-37 Close Air Support Fighter. This airplane was "the worlds smallest fighter, the fastest gun!" The airplane only weighted roughly 6000 pounds but the gun shot 6000 rounds a minute.