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A Wander in Vetland
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
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.
Christmas At Leo's - Memoirs Of A Houseboy
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.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart - Ground Zero 02: Tsunami and Worse
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,380. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Unaware that the M 9.0 megaquake of March 11, 2011 was just the beginning of it all Yogan Baum narrowly escapes the ensuing tsunami. In search of his wife he slowly realizes the really bad news is still to come. Next morning the north-flying Chinooks overhead tell their own story. Reunited to his wife the flight from Fukushima is on. Japan is on the brink and the whole world is watching Dai-ichi.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
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.
Achilles and the Houseboy
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,750. Language: British English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Achilles and the Houseboy If Achilles, ancient hero of the Trojan War, had worn proper footwear then Gillibran Brown, modern hero of the Domestic Empire, would get into a lot less trouble, or so he believes. A kiss heralds the arrival of a most unwelcome and troublesome visitor who throws Gilli out of kilter with life and his men folk. Take another trip into Gilli's world.
Gilliflowers, Bonds of Affection, Memoirs of a Houseboy 2008
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,500. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fasten your seatbelts for another round of domestic adventures with houseboy Gillibran Brown. Gilli walks, talks and quips us through another year with his beloved dictators Dick and Shane. In many respects it's a difficult year for Gilli with some tough decisions to come to terms with.
Hip Hop
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 ยท Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap & hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Exceptional Devotion - Exceptional Honor
Series: Gripped For Glory, Volume I. Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Protestantism
(5.00 from 1 review)
In many ways, Anna was a simple, first-century Jewish widow. But unlike many of her contemporaries, a single master-passion consumed her life. She loved the LORD her God with all her heart, mind, soul and strength. And in the Gospel of Luke we discover how God used one woman's exceptional devotion to testify to an entire nation, "Messiah has come!"
End of the Road
Series: The Rozzers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,700. Language: British English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
If you thought being an unarmed British cop was tough, deciding to become one can be even tougher.
Hypatia of Alexandria
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the western world fell into darkness, she dared defend the light. For over 40 years Hypatia stood between the dark ages and the light of classical philosophy, arts, and sciences. Though none of her books survived the aggressive book burnings of religious zealots, her legacy remains that of one of the greatest scientists of all time. This is her fascinating true story.
Minor: Volume One
Series: The Journals of Meghan McDonnell. Price: Free! Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Screenplays » Action Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Minor is the first of the journals that writer Meghan McDonnell has chronicled from age 8 to now - almost 30 years. Her candid musings on daily life and family, social and romantic relationships coalesce in a unique commentary on growing up, facing down passion and fear, and American life. Volume 1 spans her 8th year through age 17: reflections on family, friends, school & survival camp.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry From The Heart - Ground Zero 01: Earthquake
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: Free! Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Part 1 of the ebook serial “The Voice of FUKUSHIMA - A Cry From the Heart” Yogan Baum, longtime resident of Yotsukura, a fishing village near Fukushima, relates how he experienced the M 9.0 Tohoku mega quake of 3/11/2011. Awed by the intensity of the experience he is unaware of its consequences. This book weaves a tapestry entwining both raw terror and some of the fruits of years of reflection.
Grenada
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
An account of the Grenada Invasion (Operation Urgent Fury)
Kill Daddy
Series: Get A Life. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Trauma from the past becomes a part of who you are. It weighs down on the present, suffocating life and preventing you from healing and moving on. If you continue to carry this baggage around long enough, you will eventually become who you are not. Believe in the essential goodness of your true self, however, and you'll accept the past, but let go of the burden, and finally become the real you.
One Mother of a Porn Star
Series: One Mother of a Porn Star. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Debbie Austin discovers a hidden satchel at the behest of a whispering voice. The satchel’s contents shatter her perfect life. She is thrust into an anguished journey to protect her loved ones, fight depression, and wade thru the truth, good or bad. But her fight with family secrets has only just begun. Does she have the strength to survive each mind-bending blow and save her shattered family?
A Short History of Diamond Palm Training Methods
Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 9. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
It was around early 1978 as my failing and inaccurate memory serves, when I was first introduced to a hand conditioning then called Iron Palm. Numerous descriptions of the process were discussed and explained to me. At that time, it was only a discussion, not a prelude to actually practicing it.
A Fool's Journey Book I
Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book One is the first of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
My Personal Journey of Discovery
Series: Autobiographies, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1960 my parents moved from Nairobi in Kenya to Cape Town, and I enrolled at the University of Cape Town, with Zoology and Botany being major subjects
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 2)
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Jamie Farr's father died, Jamie was broke and needed money to get to Phoenix, Arizona, for the funeral. Jamie started to tell a long-time friend, Andy Fenady, his problem, and before Jamie was able to finish, Andy gave him a signed blank check and said, “Fill it out for whatever amount you need.” Jamie filled it out for $50 — at the time that was enough money for a round-trip air ticket.