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The Queen's Destiny, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 3 of The Queen's Saga)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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Through an unexpected sequence of events Paula Liebe meets her childhood sweetheart. He follows her to Mexico where she introduces him to a life filled with yoga, spirituality and true love. They discover that they share a belief in ancient civilizations like Atlantis, extra-terrestrials and the Mayan calendar prophecies. What is the connection they have with the legend of the crystal skulls?
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
50X30: Misadventures in Every State Before I Turned Post-Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
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This account of a gay nerd's quest to achieve a lifelong dream proves that wasting your twenties is impossible.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
Blessed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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An amazing life. As a New Yorker brought up in the world of Broadway theater, the author, Burt Boyar, became a child radio actor in the late 1930’s, early 40’s. Then he became a caviar taster, a polo player, a widely syndicated Broadway columnist, close friend and biographer to Sammy Davis, Jr. with the worldwide Best Selling book, Yes I Can.
Caminar y Cavilar: Cuentos bajo el signo de la Cruz y a la sombra de la cruz gamada
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,260. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Lejos de Metz y su familia y solo en España durante la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vivió la vorágine de la Guerra Civil de España, y cárceles y campos de Concentración en la Francia ocupada por los Nazis - hasta poder reunirse con su familia en Cuba después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Lost Among The Marigolds: A Diary of India
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In this engaging memoir, a homeless American artist flees New York to backpack across India. Armed with a wry sense of humor and boundless curiosity, he crisscrosses a dazzling, fragile, complicated country. Alternately joyous and wistful, "Lost Among The Marigolds" describes an unforgettable journey, an amazing land, and the wondrous complexities of the human condition.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Dangling Without A Rope, A Life Discovered
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Dangling Without a Rope is about a woman who travels the globe, engaging in daring and dangerous adventures in search of her true self. From sled dog racing in Alaska to the wilds of Nepal, her tales will keep you on the edge of your seat. Her evolution as a woman and spiritual seeker is woven intimately and honestly into her accounts, reminding us of the unlimited possibilities of life.
Social Status
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,150. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Mark R. Trost is an author, an essayist, an editor, a communications consultant, a sage, and a smartass. "Social Status" is a chronological anthology of his Facebook status updates.
Survive to Live Free
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience
Price: Free! Words: 167,480. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.
Flying Colors
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
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Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Atlantic Circle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,300. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Marriage
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A wonderfully unorthodox account of a transatlantic voyage and European cruise by a young woman who, though married to a sailor, has no desire to be a "salt" and who may be the best writer the sea has produced in a very long time. A Dolphin Book of the Month Club selection.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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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.
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
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With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
The Lid is Lifted
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.