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A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 16!) Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
The Burning of Murder City USA
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 66,410. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Detroit in 1950 was a bustling metropolis, the most advanced and fastest growing city on the planet at the time... "Motor City USA": a place with the brightest of futures. But by 1967 it was being called "Murder City USA" and, in July of that year, tensions that had been simmering for too many years finally blew. In four days of rioting Blackbottom, the heart and soul of old black Detroit, burned.
Love Me; A Look into A Life of Abuse, Sex, Drugs, and Bipolar Disorder
Price: $7.20 USD. (Free!) Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Love Me is the story of a beautiful, intelligent young girl with high hopes never realized. Kassi’s confused adulthood was the end result of childhood sexual, physical and mental abuse — leading to bipolar disorder and a life of drug use, prostitution and self-destruction. Her story is also a lesson about the indifference of our society.
Opioid Warrior -- George Chuvalo
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 125,380. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
The last thing George Chuvalo wanted as he embarked on an astonishing heavyweight boxing career -- where he was called ‘The Toughest Man on the Planet’ by George Foreman -- was to be remembered as an ‘Opioid Warrior.’ But that’s where history has tragically thrust him. In retirement, he fought to save four family members – three sons and his first wife -- from opioid hell and, ultimately, suicide.
A Hairdresser's Diary: Scissors Retired
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 16!) Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
. These are stories filled hardships and disasters, mingled with blessings and joy, and through it all you will come to see how a six-year old girl who was lost, unloved and abused became a woman of great passion and inspiration.
His Red Eminence, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 86,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Priest. Lover. Statesman. Cardinal Armand-Jean du Plessis, duc de Richelieu is one of the most famous -- or infamous politicians of all time. Made a villain in the popular Dumas novel, "The Three Musketeers," the real man was a dedicated public servant loyal to king and country. A man of logic and reason, he transformed how we think about nations and nationality.
Rekiah's Law
Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off!) Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A mother's story of forgiveness and hope after her daughter's murder
The Edge of Whiteness
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 86,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Edge of Whiteness is an autobiographical account of one adolescent's struggle to discover his identity, but also a humorous and edgy social commentary on one community's reaction to the inexorable march of change which defined a unique time period - the funky early 1970's.
For Mother's Sake
Price: $3.45 $2.59 USD. (25% off!) Words: 117,120. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The true-life account of Jimmy Carl Black, the “Indian of the Group” who, together with Frank Zappa, Roy Estrada and Ray Collins, formed the original and outrageous 1960's Los Angeles rock band: “The Mothers of Invention”, one of the 20th century’s most influential bands. Jimmy recalls these times with a clarity that is remarkable, considering the backdrop – free love, drugs and “freakiness”.
The Incidental Muslim
Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
Three Anzacs from Malta: a true story of friendship, love and loss
Price: $5.99 $1.50 USD. (75% off!) Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book follows the journey of three young Maltese men, Charles, Waldemar and Anthony, from their Mediterranean island all the way to Australia, the trenches of Gallipoli, France and the fields of Flanders against the backdrop of the raging First World War, as they are thrust in one of the deadliest conflicts humankind had ever seen, which would destroy a whole generation of youth.
The Clouds Still Hang
Price: $5.25 $2.62 USD. (50% off!) Words: 247,990. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
"The Clouds Still Hang" is a trilogy based heavily on the author's life telling a story of love and loyalty, betrothal and betrayal, triumph and tragedy; novels that chart one man's attempts to rise above the legacy of a traumatic childhood. It is a trilogy because it is written in three sequential parts, each long enough and able to stand alone; but it forms one long story.