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25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
By Stacy Juba
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 5: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: When opera singer Ernestine Schumann-Heink was young and just starting her career, pianist-conductor Hans von Bülow learned that she did not have enough food to feed herself and her children. Therefore, he invited her to eat dinner at his house twice a week and then take home enough food to feed her children.
Shamans and Healers : The Untold Ayahuasca Story (FREE SAMPLE)
By Andrew Osta And Friends
Price: Free! Words: 22,400. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Amazon rainforest of Peru holds many secrets. There, magic is still alive, the impossible happens, and spirits freely interact with humans. Shamans with very real supernatural powers claim to heal incurable diseases using magical songs. Darkness battles against light in a constant war, and many souls are at stake. But the biggest secret of that mysterious world has never been told. Until now.
De mémoire(s)
By Michel Debeauvais
Price: Free! Words: 17,990. Language: French. Published: August 18, 2010 by Les Editions Lexemplaire. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Souvenirs de Michel Debeauvais, Professeur émérite de l'Université Paris 8, ancien élève de l'ENS et de l'ENA, dont la carrière fut d'une immense richesse. Dans ces "souvenirs", extraordinaires au sens propre, on entendra partout la voix d'une résistance dont nul ne peut sortir indemne.
Aroma of Orange Pekoe - Non-fiction e-book
By Jeff Tikari
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The life and living; the entertaining and ways of Tea Planters who made a living in those remote plantations of north-east India in the 1950s. Scots, Brits, and Indians lived in a cohesive society mostly cut off from the rest of the world. They built their own clubs where they danced and entertained; played indoor and outdoor games; drank and lived a rugged life - hunting, fishing and trekking.
Alexander the Great: Tactician or Eagle?
By John J. Donnangelo
Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was Alexander the Great a Tactician or an Eagle? In addition to being skilled in the tactics of planning and coordinating military forces in battle, he also possessed the keen vision of an eagle by “seeing” what his adversaries might be planning and then to counterattack. Was he a military genius or a lucky adolescent? Let us delve deeper into his life and examine the factors.
Control Switch On - A True Story of the World's Most Powerful Man
By Ira Teller Esq., Pharm.D.
Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Hitch the ride of your life with Ira Teller as he journeys into the mysterious realms of science, invents—the most advanced technology in existence and teams up with Ryan Moran—the singularly most powerful man in the world. Witness the rise of Ryan Moran’s global control over existing nations. Experience his might and power to achieve lasting world peace in this free and true online book!
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 2)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 66,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and good Samaritans.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
By Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: Free! Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
3:14 am
By Allen Hancock
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
3:14 am is based on a real life incident that took place between 3:14 and 4:14 am on 1 June 1998.
Ten Women with a Past
By Will Coe
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Ten women of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 1)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In February 2010 in Cordoba, Spain, Vanessa Robinet began to give birth. No one was around except her six-year-old son, Agustin, so he telephoned his father, Caesar, to come, and he stayed with his mother until she gave birth to his healthy baby brother, Matias, who weighed 3.4 kilos. Agustin said, “My mom always says that all women are in pain when they go to have a baby.”
100+ Quotable Quotes By & About Dr. Ron Paul~ A Real Amer-I-Can!
By Steve Nelson
Series: Steve's Important FREE ebooks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
100+ Quotable Quotes By & About Dr. Ron Paul~ A Real Amer-I-Can! is a collection of quotes By Dr. Paul & About Dr. Paul. In this collection one will find quotes by Celebrities and Extra Ordinary Amer-I-Cans Everywhere! People such as: Clint Eastwood & Kelly Clarkson! Plus Extra Ordinary Amer-I-Cans from across the country and especially a selection of Veterans! This is a FREE ebook!
Увидимся в Вашингтоне
By Tynchtykbek Zhanadyl
Price: Free! Words: 30,910. Language: Russian. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Книга повествует о захватывающей истории любви Дастана и Севды, студентов по обмену в США, которая зарождается через их он-лайн переписки во время учебного года. Запретная любовь, особенности культур, приключения в Америке, горечь утраты близкого человека, взаимоотношения друзей и членов семей, виртуальный мир, переплетенный с реальной жизнью легли в основу книги.Могут ли Дастан и Севда быть вмест
John Pio Came to Maine
By Al Newman
Price: Free! Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a biography of Madeiran immigrant John Pio and his wife, Margaret Ordway, and of most of their descendants. It cites a website where you can find family-related photos and documents, and provides instructions for finding the items you want to access. This book provides a glimpse of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts history as it relates to the Pio line.
Hermann Ungar: a Life and Works
By Vicky Unwin
Price: Free! Words: 213,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
English translation of Dieter Südhoff's PhD thesis on the life of forgotten Czech Jewish writer, Hermann Ungar, who died in 1929.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
By Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 3)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 73,940. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about heroes and Good Samaritans.
Revolted
By Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 176,810. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Important revision 2014 coming in April. This is part 1 of a 10 books suite. In this one I explore different points of views expressing the revolt and frustration of the character at actually living in the current reality. The subject mostly turns around the personal life of the character while attacking the sources of his problems. It is an initiation to my vision of things too.
Far Beyond the Borderlands of Scotia
By Carl Halling
Price: Free! Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An incredibly informative compendium of writings...essays, verses, memoirs...a thrilling voyage through history, culture, literature, poetry, art and far more besides, all from a Christian point of view.