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Manuelita Sáenz. Mujer de América by Antonio Cacua Prada
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: Spanish. Published: August 1, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Pocas mujeres en la historia de América han tenido una vida tan intensa y tan activa como la de Manuelita Sáenz y Aizpuru. Su presencia en el acontecer americano está signada por el amor, la pasión, el carácter, el desprecio al qué dirán, el valor y la resignación. Para ella los prejuicios no existieron. Por eso se emancipó cuando vio a Simón Bolívar, y lo amó y lo adoró hasta su muerte.
Disassembly Required: A Memoir of Midlife Resurrection by Beverly Willett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / general
After a small-town southern girl turned New Yorker watches her American Dream implode, she musters the courage to begin again—resurrecting the powerful woman her daughters had glimpsed during their family’s darkest times.
Es más la esperanza. 110 vivencias del sismo 2017 by Demac A.C.
Price: Free! Words: 85,260. Language: Spanish. Published: July 29, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
DEMAC presenta una síntesis de 110 historias que son testimonio primario de la historia del sismo del 19 de septiembre de 2017.
Apocalypse Then: Life Before Canada by Steve Lehman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,160. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The sixties in the USA were a roller coaster of ecstasy and horror. Society was polarized to a murderous degree, and the world changed in ways that will be debated for centuries. Nuclear doom first loomed over the Earth, astronauts went to the moon, and the ideals of humanity entered a period of unprecedented testing. This is the story of one passage through that crucible of social transformation.
Raising Turnip by Florence Sheridan
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is an unprocessed and insightful memoir of an adoptive mother in her forties, candidly sharing her personal experiences about adopting a 6-year-old boy, and their first five years together. A truly compassionate and genuine account of the joys and trials of single motherhood and of raising a little boy and his stand-in persona, Turnip
Sweet Thunder: Duke Ellington's Music in Nine Themes by Jack Chambers
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 108,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2019 by CanamBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Jazz, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Sweet Thunder explores the music of Duke Ellington by tracing nine themes through his amazingly productive 50-year career as composer, orchestrator, pianist, and cultural icon. Lifelong listeners to Ellington and newcomers seeking an entry-point into Ellington’s voluminous works will find this book stimulating, illuminating, and entertaining.
The Comeback by Cam Armitage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,060. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The Comeback is a must read book about one man's journey from failure to purpose. Along the way there is danger, crime, and adventure. The writing is authentic, vulnerable, and 100% true. Take a journey with Cam Armitage as he candidly opens-up and recounts his life in this compelling true story.
A Cornish Fisherman's Irish Diary by Trevor Simpson
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 93,380. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2019 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The second instalment in the Cornish Fisherman's Diaries series by Trevor Simpson takes up exactly where volume one (Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962-1967) left off. The author makes landfall in Dunmore East, Co. Waterford, following a pulsating journey across the Irish Sea. What awaits the author upon disembarking is the subject of a memoir that is as warm and engaging as the first.
My Life In Pieces by Mzangila Snr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young man, raised in a poor village tries to do everything he can to emancipate himself from the snares surrounding him. He dreams of becoming a better person and making his dad proud. However, life becomes difficult with each step he makes. His dreams seem to fade with each decision he makes. Full of hope when growing up, now he's a hapless chap with a dark, boring and dangerous future.
The Writing on the Wall by Marilyn Howard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,390. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Becoming an entrepreneur wasn't an option for a woman in 1960, but converging events and destiny led the way. Stories portray youthful travels, harrowing legal battles, and romantic surprises. The narrative is both an exciting treasure hunt and penetrating exploration of the challenges facing women entrepreneurs in the 1970s and now.
My Pearls in Shanghai by Marianne Song
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
My Pearls in Shanghai tells the beautiful story of author's journey from a young adult struggling to find her path to a grown, successful woman who has learned who she is.
Conversations with a Painting: A Memoir by Donald Grayston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A man encounters a painting for sale in a small town in British Columbia. He decides he cannot live without it, no matter what the cost. He buys it, and for the rest of his life the painting accompanies him, guides him, lives within him. The man is Donald Grayston, pilgrim, priest, and teacher and this is the story of his unfolding spiritual journey over a period of fifty years...
Baba Summer: Part One by Judy Hogan
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 131,400. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Hogan has been proving her ability for keen observation up to this point and continues to do so. Her descriptions bring the Haw River environment to life, puts us there to smell the clean-scented though muddy water and see the wildlife that comes near her as she sits, day after day, on the rock near the beaver dam in Saxapahaw as she writes – except when it rains.
Lessons In Survival: All About Amos by Susan L. Pollet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Amos’s life story is inspirational for anyone who has major life challenges, which includes a wide audience as evidenced by Oprah’s popularity. Amos is a unique and fascinating personality. It explains how he dealt with his family’s dark and tragic history, and how his strong spirit, and the lessons learned from his parents, allowed him to survive, thrive, and to never succumb to bitterness.
When I Was Bad by Ruth Hartley
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 87,260. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966 South Africa miscegenation laws decreed that people who were classified as racially different should not marry, love each other, have sex or children. Racism was the accepted norm, and morality strict, but Ruth was pregnant. The father of her baby was classified as non-white so she had no choice but to run away to London. This is a raw, brutal account of her first year in England.
John Cangelosi: The Improbable Baseball Journey of the Undersized Kid from Nowhere to World Series Champion by John Cangelosi & K.P. Wee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In this biography, John Cangelosi teams up with noted sports writer K. P. Wee to share his stories of growing up in Brooklyn and what it took to become an MLB player. This is an inside look at a real everyman of baseball, full of stories about stealing bases against legendary pitchers and catchers, and how it felt to celebrate the first championship in Marlins history.
John Cranch: Uncommon Genius by John W. Lamble
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 92,850. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
John Cranch was born in a small Devonshire town in the same year that Gray's Elegy was published and he might so easily have been a "flower born to blush unseen."
Parallels- Surviving the Legacy of Pain by Eileen Vargas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Told through the eyes of a girl struggling with the gut-wrenching loss of her mother while forced to live in the unbalanced world of her father as revealed through graphic details and anecdotes. The reader is taken on a harrowing journey of exposing egregious, despicable trauma by those people who fail to protect women and girls from the corrosive behavior that causes irreparable damage.
Perspectives of Hope - A Rescue Pilot’s Silent Struggle to Find Life Beyond PTSD, TBI and War by Robert Scoggins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: American English. Published: July 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery
The Opposite of Hope details USAF Combat Search & Rescue pilot Robert Scoggins' struggles after tours to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa. Trying to handle PTSD and a TBI alone to hide the pain and keep his wings, he eventually lost track of the wrong turns in life. Find out how, with the help of loved ones, he finally found his way back to the light.