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The Lives of the Four Caliphs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The best generations of humanity have already passed on. We who are alive now hope to model ourselves on them, and so this book will be of great value to those who take it in hand as an aid and inspiration for establishing a just and illuminated civilisation in the present age. We present here a biographical sketch on the lives of the four noblest Sahabah - Abu Bakr, 'Umar, 'Uthman and 'Ali (R).
The Days of Guns, & Raz's
Price: Free! Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Heavy Metal
"A rollicking account of a paralyzed Gen Xer coming of age in the oft-times sordid Hollywood rock scene of the mid '80s, "The Days of Guns, And Raz's" is a treasure trove of little-known anecdotes from the formative days of Guns N' Roses, LA Guns and other Hollywood hard-rock and heavy metal luminaries. Related in a wry, cynical voice, Raz Cue's memorable memoir is ESSENTIAL reading."
The Barrios of Manta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,720. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
In February 1962, Earle and Rhoda Brooks, a young sales engineer and his schoolteacher wife, left home and friends in Illinois to serve as members of the Peace Corps in Manta, Ecuador. This book is an account of their life in the Peace Corps. The first book ever written by Peace Corps volunteers, it is a revealing chronicle of people from vastly different cultures learning to know one another.
El Laberinto de la guerra Guerra de los mil días, conjura internacional contra Colombia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
La Guerra de los Mil Días no ha sido analizada a fondo en sus diversas causas, desarrollo y efectos, ni se conocen sus laberintos más intrigantes como lo amerita un tema de tan hondo significado para la historia nacional.Lejos de este ensayo la pretensión de ir a las raíces históricas de esa guerra, ni intenta descifrar la psicología de la tendencia colectiva por la auto-aniquilación de Colombia.
Twine: A Memoir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2019 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships
How far would you go to overcome a dark and tragic legacy for a chance at redemption?
Bill Gates et la saga de Microsoft
Price: $6.78 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: French. Published: July 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Biographie de Bill Gates Première biographie réalisée sur Bill Gates, ce livre a été adapté et publié dans de nombreux pays du monde : USA, Chine, Japon, Inde, Corée du Sud, Israel, Hongrie…
A Peculiar Treasure: The Enduring Legacy of Herbert & Loma Armstrong
Price: Free! Words: 124,600. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A Dynamic Religious Empire Is First Built And Then Destroyed Within Seventy Years: Was Herbert W. Armstrong a powerfully inspired messenger of God in the twentieth century, or was he, perhaps, merely an opportunistic businessman making a living off of religion? Is there anything of value still left of that Work today? If so, what might it be?
All Right So Far
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This touching memoir recalls twelve years in the life of an ordinary couple at a not so ordinary time in their life, as they struggled to redefine their relationship in the face of a bizarre health diagnosis and a menacing infection following routine surgery. Readers will identify with the ups and downs of a story which ultimately offers a sense of hope and humour.
Giving it the Bigun
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2019 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is a collection of my memoirs about it all; The fame, the fortunes, and the fall-outs. Depending on what period in my life our paths crossed will affect how people see me and what they know me for, but most people know me as the man who put Oasis together; the Bigun behind one of the world's greatest ever rock `n' roll bands.
The Race for Life: Memoirs of a Rwandan Genocide Survivor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2019 by Missional Challenge Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In one day a boy's life was changed - the relative tranquility of his world was shattered forever. His Hutu neighbors had but one mission: Kill the Tutsi - every last one of them! Theo's mother gave her son a command that saved his life: "...Run and never give up." See how the terrible mess of his life was transformed into a powerful message of hope and forgiveness.
Historia de Alejandro Magno
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,130. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Historia de Alejandro Magno de Macedonia', es una biografía de Alejandro Magno condensada en diez libros. Los dos primeros están perdidos, y los ocho restantes incompletos. La narración comienza en la primavera de 333 a. C., transcurrido ya un año de campaña militar. Alejandro se encuentra en Asia Menor, donde toma la ciudad de Celenas y entra en Gordión, lugar del famoso nudo gordiano.
Erasmo de Rotterdam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Erasmo de Rotterdam, un tiempo la mayor y más resplandeciente gloria de su siglo, apenas, no lo neguemos, es algo más que un nombre en el día de hoy. Sus innumerables obras, redactadas en un olvidado idioma supernacional, el latín humanístico, duermen ininterrumpidamente en las bibliotecas; apenas una sola de las que tuvieron fama universal en otro tiempo nos dice ya nada en el nuestro.
All Heart
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
All Heart is the true story of a boy who inspired others with his will to succeed and his brave heart. It’s also a memoir about the unbearable pain of losing a child, and one man’s struggle to find a reason to carry on. Ultimately, he finds it in his son’s legacy – to live each day as if it is your last.
How a Web of Australian Secrets Worried US and British Spy Chiefs for Decades
Price: Free! Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Delayed tremors from an explosion at a local weekly newspaper threaten secrecy about US-British deciphering of messages to Moscow. An untold story about human frailties, Cold War politics and an anti-espionage chief spying for the Russians.
Bohemian Skipper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book consist of a collection of short stories as told by me, the Bohemian Skipper, an old man of seventy-nine years who from the time I was four years old sailed with my dad, Captain Frank on the Atlas, a turn of the century wooden tugboat. And as the last surviving skipper from those by-gone years on the James River In Virginia, it is my duty to tell of our riveting and beautiful history.
Opioid Warrior -- George Chuvalo
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 8!) Words: 122,670. 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 pro boxing career -- where he was called ‘The Toughest Man on the Planet’ by both Muhammad Ali and George Foreman -- was to be remembered as an ‘Opioid Warrior.’ But in retirement, he was thrown into the fight of his life, trying to save four family members – three sons and his wife -- from opioid hell.
My Beautiful Detour: An Unthinkable Journey from Gutless to Grateful
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,150. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
What happens when an ordinary teenager has to turn into a warrior to survive? Amy Oestreicher had ambitious plans for college and a Broadway career, until her stomach exploded the week before her senior prom. Months later, she awoke from a coma to learn that she might never be able to eat or drink again. A heroic adventure through trauma, and discovery of cultivating resilience through creativity.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,170. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Noelle is an energetic and outgoing young girl who is highly optimistic as she enters secondary school and starts her freshmen year. However her optimism very quickly starts heading into the abyss as she discovers she is unfortunately as socially awkward as she is optimistic, which leads her down a dark path of abuse and turmoil beyond comprehension.
A Journey by Faith: No Risk, No Reward
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,080. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
An ambitious African-American family, a foundation of faith, and a tenacious pursuit of professional success…this is one couple’s fascinating journey through corporate America.
Mail from Kyrgyzstan: My Life as an Over-50 Peace Corps Volunteer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,210. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Michael waited 30 years to realize his dream of joining the Peace Corps. Read how he adapted to living in a new country, learned the hard way that you can never be too culturally sensitive, created a social issues radio serial, lived through the overthrow of the Kyrgyz government and so much more.