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Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk by Charlotte Lyter Mankin
Price: Free! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
Two Sides by Angela Hope
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Sometimes it helps to write things down, when I've done that I feel vindicated. But the pain comes back and makes me feel sick. Not physical pain more mental anguish.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
Born in 1097, Princess Gwenllian's life changed forever when she fell in love with Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, the beleaguered heir to Rhys ap Tewdur of Deheubarth. Together husband and wife fought for and ruled southern Wales, challenging the Norman Conquest of Wales and proving once and for all the nobility and courage of the Welsh people, a courage that endures across the centuries.
North Oahu Awakens by Gordon Morse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
Sweet Sour Bitter by Janie Whitlock
Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
In Sweet Sour Bitter: A Tale of a Friendship, a Transplant, and a Lemonade Stand, lifelong friends tell their story of how an impending liver transplant shaped their lives. It’s a tale offered to readers with the hope of inspiring them to see the richness of their own stories, friendships, and lives.
You Are Not Us: An Essay by Shannon Barber by Shannon Barber
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color(5.00 from 1 review)
A short essay on telling Whiteness no from the perspective of a pained Black woman. Specifically about how White people talk about young people of color in the news, Trayvon Martin, Rachel Jeantal and Kiera Wilmot. Warning there is racialized language in this piece.
Ranting of a Psychic Grandmother by Iris Barratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics(5.00 from 1 review)
An astute visionary grandmother has psychic visitations from indigenous grandmothers who mirror her outrage at the problems facing today’s children. After feeling inspired and haunted to somehow be part of the solution for today’s children and families and address the dire needs and consequences of a society out of touch with its tribal roots, this grandma gets creative.
Prisoner #12973 Thoughts and Reflections from Prison by George Martorano by George Martorano
You set the price! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
The United States of America's Longest Prison Sentence, Life Sentence for First Time Non Violent Offense without possibility of parole and America's most prolific prison writer George Martorano Needs Your Help.
Tales From Down Under by Shela Dingo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dear Readers, I hope you enjoy my little stories about life and growing up here in Australia. They cover different ages in my life, from young and at play in the town where I was born, then to young adult hood, also at play. Farm life, some things we dream up to stop being bored.
Survivor: The Story of One Woman's Personal Transformation from Victim to Survivor by Lindsay Keane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
In this book, written in a unique and poetic style, Lindsay Keane tells her very personal story of healing after sexual assault. She was victimized in high school and originally dealt with the trauma through denial. This caused her pain to seep out in various ways throughout the years (PTSD, Depression, Toxic relationship cycles, etc.). Eventually, her experiences led her to seek and find healing.
Tales from Down Under 2 by Shela Dingo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
These are more stories from my past here in Australia, Day to Day living, and how strange some days can turn out. :-) Shela Dingo
Double Exposure: A Veteran Returns to Vietnam by TC Davis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(4.00 from 1 review)
A poetic and photographic memoir of a veteran's return to Vietnam, and his lifelong challenge of coming back, telling the truth, and living with it.
Memories by Raymond Boyd Dunn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies(4.00 from 1 review)
Ten Anecdotes of the author's life experiences - taken mainly from the early years. The reader will find plenty of nostalgia in this one. (A compendium of three books = "There's one born every minute", "Give it to Dad!" and "Home is where the Heart is.")
Life as ET by Eileen SammonsTidwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
Several short tales of unusual and unexpected events concerning a woman and a horse. Stranger than fiction at times.
Horses, Critters, and Other Tales of a Cowboy's life by BK Gore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
These are the stories of my life... That the statute of limitations have run out on anyway! A number of short stories detailing a few of my 'finer' moments... and a couple... uh... less than fine.! I hope reading them will provide you as much enjoyment as dusting off the memories and putting them down on paper has brought me. I Vow! These are all true... with little need for embellishment!
A Tough Cookie Christmas: a true tale of sobriety, the holidays and baked goods by Sean Paul Mahoney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Playwright and blogger Sean Paul Mahoney recounts his first holiday season sober. With a biting sense of humor and a ton of baked goods, can this former hot mess survive "the most wonderful time of the year"?
Snakes and Ratters And Other Bits by Gillibran Brown
Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian(5.00 from 1 review)
Another serving of houseboy witterings from Gillibran Brown. Snakes and Ratters is a tasty new tale sandwiched between two other light bites about life with Dick and Shane.
One Dead Crow: Personal Accounts of the Paranormal by Sandy Yoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
One Dead Crow, Personal Accounts of the Paranormal is part autobiography, part journalism, part mystery, part history and a peek into real-life supernatural events that occurred in the life of the author.
Star Struck: Interviews with Dirty Harry and other Hollywood Icons by Betty Dravis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Canterbury House. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
Betty Dravis shares behind-the-scenes happenings of some of her favorite celebrity interviews. She tells what led up to the interviews and her feelings and impressions during and after the meetings. Among those interviewed were: Actor/Director Clint Eastwood, Senator Ted Kennedy, 40's Star Jane Russell, Singer/Actress Tanya Tucker, Mayor Joseph Alioto, and Actress Ann Sothern.
Sinking Afterthoughts: Volume One by Mandy Edwards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
My life has been a riotous sea. I realize that so many people out in this world feel the way I do and have similar experiences. Sharing these works with you is my attempt at reaching out to connect and let you know you are not alone no matter how alone you feel. This book explains some of my history, how and why I write, along with some of my darkest emotions.