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Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz by Luke St Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian by Courtney Diehl
You set the price! Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and “laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can’t make up”- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado Rockies. Diehl makes us laugh, cry and smile, and shows what it’s really like to be a mobile veterinarian.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language by Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
One Army Wife's Tale by Jenn Carpenter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One Army Wife's Tale is a no-holds-barred look into the life of one of our nation's heroes, as seen through the eyes of the wife he left behind when he deployed to Iraq. Told through the daily excerpts of the highly popular blog that gave birth to the memoir, Jenn takes you through the highs and lows of Army life; from day one of her husband's deployment to the tragic twist no one saw coming.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
A Life Less Lost by KB Walker
Price: Free! Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a mother faces the ultimate threat, the suffering and potential loss of her child, every human resource kicks in, including faith. A Life Less Lost charts the author’s journey through white coats, misdiagnoses, endless appointments & more. KB Walker connects stories from her American childhood to the traumas that face her English family to explain the hope that helps hold her life together.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1: Born to Roam by Arnold Mountcastle de Wees
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
Freshet by Eva Nilsson
Price: Free! Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story is about mid-life change. Eva Nilsson returns to college and lives on a small boat in the city. She shares her stories about the metamorphosis into the second half of a meaningful life.
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream by Bill See
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This coming of age memoir follows an indie rock band's first tour by van across the U.S. and Canada. No roadies, no soundmen - all they have is their music and each other's friendship. It's a now or never moment-take a shot at your dream or regret it for the rest of your life. They set out on the road to discovery to drink in all they could and maybe sell a few records. They grew up instead.
The Onion Peeler by Malcolm Whyman
Price: Free! Words: 71,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This book navigates the life of Malcolm Whyman, depicting a captivating view of wartime britain, the hungry 50's, the swinging 60's , the turbulent 70's and the free for all of the early 1980's . As biographical books swamp the shelves, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre. Ultimately Whyman shows that you dont have to be famous to have a life full of twists and turns.
Scalpel in the Sand by Rene Chang
You set the price! Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
When friends and colleagues learn that I had worked in Arabia for ten years, they throw up their hands in horror. This book will change their minds and hopefully will contribute towards better understanding between the West and Muslims and Arabs .
Simon Ships Out: How one brave, stray cat became a worldwide hero by Jacky Donovan
Price: Free! Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock(5.00 from 1 review)
When Simon, a mischievous young cat, is smuggled on board HMS Amethyst, his simple life amidst the streets of Hong Kong is transformed into an adventure fit for heroes. Based on the true events of Amethyst’s ‘Yangtze Incident’, Simon quirky yet emotional cat’s eye narrative is sure to move and entertain all who read it.
Edge of the Earth by Lawrence Edge
Price: Free! Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity(5.00 from 1 review)
Edge of the Earth is a storyteller's memoir. It takes the reader from Aunt Tassie's cider cellar, a couple miles down the road to the Woodstock Festival, on to the punishing waves of Hawaii's North Shore and to three of the four corners of the earth. Ultimately, this book is as much a recollection of the lives of those encountered along the author's seven decade journey as it is an autobiography.
MY THINKING MADE ME DO IT by Patricia Tennant
Price: Free! Words: 71,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
you know that time when your child has committed an infraction and you’re trying to be stern and your heart is bursting with love? Well, that’s the way we felt when we asked tiny Mark, “why?”, and he replied, “My thinking made me do it.”
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 1) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: Some children are incredibly nice. A boy named Jacob made his mother a glass of strawberry-flavored milk. He left it in the refrigerator along with this note: “Dear Mom, This is for you, I understand how hard you work, and I know you love strawberry milk so, I made this for you. :) Jacob.”
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus by A Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
Scallywag by Jim Gardner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence(5.00 from 1 review)
joe wasn't a tough kid; quite to the contrary. Similar to many street kids he became invovled in high jinks culminating in him serving jail time. Aged 21 he married, had kids after which he set up a business.Trouble followed him wherever he roamed. aged 40 Joe was a millionaire. In bizzarre circumstances he fell in love with Helen and set the scene for a life on the run and ducking and diving
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus by Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 1 review)
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo by Susan Merrill Thomas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo is a memoir and travel book that begins with a series of losses that set the author on an uncharted path from suburban Michigan to exotic locations around the world. While her story illustrates the redemptive power of change, it is primarily a primer and guidebook for solo travelers who want to explore affordable and exciting locations.
the happy trails of hitch hike mike by hitchhikemike
Price: Free! Words: 85,580. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget(5.00 from 1 review)
an auto biography by me! sorry its raw but thats how i wrote it! its my attempt at recalling my younger years as a traveller, this handsome young adventurer has grown up to be one of ucluelets favourite authors! join the happy trails of hitch hike mike and travel deep into your heart, full of smiles! my song writing through the years is included stay tuned more happy trails to come!