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Nothing Is Predictable by Adalina Mae
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Special Edition - Silver Medal Winner. Zara is eight years old, her father, in a drunken rampage, accidentally shoots himself dead. Her childhood memories leave her struggling with romantic attachments and hinder her from developing healthy relationships. Why does Zara have recurrent nightmares of her last night with her father? Why does she struggle with love?
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman by John Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.
Crying Is For Babies by Tricia McGill
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2019 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the 1930s medicine was still very much a hit and miss affair. The surgeons were still experimenting and learning about the human body. This at a period when there was little in the way of pain relief.
A Wander in Vetland by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Pizzles in Paradise by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
For the Love of Beirut by Samuel Eloud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора by Влад Горячев
Price: Free! Words: 47,240. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
How I Learned by Shamus Young
You set the price! Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
Cat On A Leash by James Bathurst
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
There is a fine line between admiration and stalking. The story of a persistent cat, the couple she “dated”, and their travels aboard the motor-vessel Wild Blue. The 50-something couple retired early, sold their home & photography business, scooped up the cat, and hit the waterways. Life isn’t always easy onboard a 25 foot boat, but it is an interesting escape. Featuring Molly the cat.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika by Robert Salomon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening by Albert Flynn DeSilver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Finding Fred by Timothy Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things change in an instant. One minute a family is whole, the next it is completely and irrevocably altered by tragedy. At the age of sixty-two, the author and his family come to grips with the loss of a father and its profound effect on the lives of his family though a set of remarkable circumstances.
The Temp Pest by Richard Batchelor
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography(4.89 from 9 reviews)
The Temp Pest is the first e-book by Richard Batchelor, a comic, psychedelic, trip into the absurd, painful and strange world of temping, in which the 'hero' finds himself somewhat, shall we say, out of sync with his surroundings...
Cry Purple by Christine McDonald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Gritty and gripping, this is the story of the author's journey from almost two decades of prostitution, addiction and prison to a life of blindness, motherhood and happiness. She has survived brutality and discrimination with resilience and optimism. "Horrifying, heartbreaking, informative and inspiring." "A riveting memoir." "An eye-opening view of life on the streets and beyond." "A must-read."
Christmas At Leo's - Memoirs Of A Houseboy by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Christmas at Leo’s, the fifth instalment in the 'Memoirs of a Houseboy' series, does exactly what it says on the cover, it tells the tale of Christmas at Leo’s.
My Coyote Creek by Jeff Bradford
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
My Coyote Creek is an honest and emotional memoir told by the youngest of three children about a mother’s creative struggle to provide a normal upbringing for her children while living with an abusive sociopathic husband. This story shows a mother’s amazing resolve to create secure bliss for her children filled with adventures right out of a modern-day Huck Finn scenario.
Senza Copione by Pierluigi Conti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Al Cliver, Pierluigi, ‘er Biondo’. Tante vite vissute contemporaneamente. Un’educazione rigidissima, un’infanzia da vagabondo, sballottato da un collegio all’altro, fino alla fuga, precocissima, verso la liberta. Sullo sfondo, il mondo che attraversa gli stravolgimenti culturali e sociali degli anni 70 e 80. La scoperta di essere’’ bello’’ e tra le tante avventure l’incontro con il cinema.
Ramblings of a Gutter Queen by Jessica Barber
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,240. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A memoir from a crazy housewife. Funny, tragic, and gross stories, all true, written to make you laugh out loud and realise that no matter what life has dealt you, you can overcome anything as long as you have a sense of humour, understand sarcasm and don't mind the occasional swearword. Ramblings of a Gutter Queen is an honest book about my life's trials and tribulations. I hope you enjoy!!!
Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s) by Morgan Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
No Girls Allowed by C K Blair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,120. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Hessville, Indiana, Kevin Blair learns that the girls around him are not all they seem to be as he finds himself in one disaster after another. When the onset of puberty strikes, he is left at the mercy of all things feminine and his naive view of the world; a cross between Curious George and Godzilla. A humorous recollection of events that made growing up in the Sixties so unforgettable.