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A Luminous Future
By Teodor Flonta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 19 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Always In My Blood
By Robert Ng
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 15 reviews)
This story is seen through the eyes of a Liverpool lad born in 1945. It reminisces through his journey of life from early childhood days, Into the Merchant Navy and onto an adventurous roller coaster ride, highs and lows and relationships along the way. A collection of incidents from ports worldwide, including jumping ship in New Zealand. The journey home provides an unexpected twist in the tale.
Travels With Grandpaw
By David Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
"Travels With Grandpaw" is "Tuesdays With Morrie" meets "Tom Sawyer"--in Boots. David Davis is known for his award winning children's books. This is a memoir about his 49 year relationship with his "Grandpaw" and Texas. Hunt, fish, laugh, cry, carouse, and hear stories of early 1900's East Texas. Get to know Ray Lacy--The best man David ever knew.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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
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. Category: 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.
My Coyote Creek
By Jeff Bradford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: 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.
Death-Defying Nina
By Lily Salter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A true story about three sisters and a mother of a mid-life crisis.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant
By Marsha Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Marsha was never afraid to be bold because she knew if she stumbled, angels would catch her. Her secret formula for happiness was a connection to God that seemed magical. Angels and miracles worked better than a credit card with no limit. All of that changed without warning. If you've ever wondered what happens when real life collides with real miracles, this book belongs on your nightstand.
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. Category: 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.
Window to another World, Joyland Orphanage, The Philippines
By Sarah Willmott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
‘Window to another World’ is a light-hearted collection of anecdotes from an orphanage mum’s experience in Mindanao, Philippines. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Joyland Orphanage.
Home for our Heroes
By Tony Yarwood
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Home for our heroes tells of the harrowing journey from the battlefield to a place of peace and tranquillity. The battlefield in question is Darwin Hill and Goose Green and touches on those brave men who carried their comrades from the field of battle and eventually immortality in our countries National Memorial. A truly honest and incomprehensible account of conventional warfare at its worst.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
By Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: Free! Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
Pizzles in Paradise
By John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(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.
A Wander in Vetland
By John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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...
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer
By Marcia Weisbrot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
Sermon At Deadman's Bend
By Charles Rogers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hiram Enlow was raised in Adams County, Mississippi, near Deadman’s Bend. As a young man he moved to Wilkinson County where he married Nancy Ann Enlow. He became a regionally famous Methodist Episcopal clergyman. This book tells his story from the time of his birth until he was granted License to Preach. It highlights Hiram Enlow’s early years as an exhorter.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History
By Ey Wade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
Cripin Place
By David Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,610. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
David’s life story isn’t for the faint hearted, feeble minded or humourless. It exposes how life is for persons living with MS, dependant on the vagaries and mindless inconsistencies of State funded care and oft times compassionless bureaucracy. A gripping and roller-coaster read, you will be outraged, humbled, overwhelmed, angered, nourished and inspired in turn, sometimes on the same page.
Love's True Second Chance
By Jeff Dawson
Price: $3.27 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How many days have passed? How many tears did we shed? How many kisses did we share? How many times did we hold hands? How many times did I caress your cheeks? How many times did I gaze in your brown eyes? How many? The approach of Easter has me watching the video we made for her. How deeply does love touch us? Buy a copy today and join the journey.