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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.
The Queen's Boudoir, memoirs of a Lightworker (Book 2 of the Queen's Saga) by Paula Liebe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,550. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Paula Liebe returns to Holland from her Mexican adventure she's determined to return to the Mayan mysteries and she decides to work as a high-class escort. It's a dangerous and erotic world that uncovers a dark secret, which eventually leads her back to Peru. There she studies with a female shaman. Is she finally able to create her spiritual center and connect with the love of her life?
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe by Lisa Jane Dyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
In His Shelter: A Christian in the British Army by Brendan Smith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Smith’s gripping and humorous memoir details his time in the British Army as a Humanitarian Aid Officer. The story follows Smith from day one of Basic Training to his last day in Afghanistan, a decade later. Thrilling accounts of surviving ambushes, riots and suicide bombs make In His Shelter an entertaining and inspiring tale of faith, adventure and friendship.
Running Beyond the Marathon: Insights Into the Longest Footrace in the World by Grahak Cunningham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Loaded with training tips, anecdotes and race stories, join four-time 3100 mile race finisher Grahak Cunningham as he takes you on the journey from his first race in 2007 as a multiday novice to his ultimate victory in 2012, and discover what he learnt along the way in the world's longest ultra marathon.
This Is What We Are by Jack Fenwick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This Is What We Are catapults you into experiencing the unaskable — What happens to you if your club dies? — while including broader reflections on rugby and football around Europe and even the States. It’s compulsive reading for fans. And if you’re close to one of those splendid lunatics who seem to live only for their team, this book will give you a unique insight into what makes them tick.
Holy Hell by Ted Lorenz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by a true story, Holy Hell paints an intimate and gripping portrait of what happens when a good Catholic boy discovers that he is gay. At the age of 15, Tom leaves his family on a journey that takes him to a cloistered religious institution in the Ozark foothills and ends up in the slums of St. Louis. Along the way, he learns that to find himself he must lose sight of God altogether.
Kalahari Dream by Chris Mercer & Chris Mercer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A book for animal lovers. From the authors of the critically acclaimed book 'For the Love of Wildlife' comes a compelling true story of one couple's struggle against overwhelming opposition from conservation authorities, to set up a wildlife rehabilitation centre in the Kalahari.
Meantime: The Aesthetics of Soldiering by Stephen Paul Register
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A military memoir detailing accounts of border patrol in Yuma, Arizona, Hurricane Katrina relief efforts on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and war-fighting in Baghdad, Iraq as a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Growing up Snook by David Snook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up Snook is the story of my life from my earliest memory to that of the end of my Senior year in high school. It is a humorous memoir, and it deals with a very large family of 11 children sharing one bathroom and a kindred spirit. It is about friendships, childhood and memories that endure a lifetime.
My Adventures As A Christian Prison Evangelist by Carl Higgins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My life journey from WWII in the South Pacific to South Carolinas Prison Ministry
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Turning a Deaf Ear by Allyson Raphel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Despite spending the first three decades of her life in relative silence, Allyson Raphel’s strength and candor is tempered with a biting sense of humor. Not only is this her personal story of getting a cochlear implant, but her perspective on being deaf and the roller coaster transition to becoming what some in the deaf community call a “hearie." Silence, she learned, can be golden.
Stretcher Bearer The Butchers Bill by Tony Kid Yarwood
Price: Free! Words: 46,910. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer the butcher’s bill begins within the Northwest of England in the mid-sixties when the author was a boy growing up. It touches on his Army training and some unbelievable heroics by stretcher bearers of the past to present day. He then briefly covers the formation of the Red Cross and more importantly why? Including his own role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War.
Window to another World, Joyland Orphanage, The Philippines by Sarah Willmott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: 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.
What a Trip! - Out of the shadow...into the light by Francis Xavier Aloisio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The book is a self-reflective autobiography whereby the author dares to write on such a personal subject and in such an open manner about sexuality and spirituality. He shares his journey on the long road towards inner happiness and emotional maturity. Francis’ story is also our own story and personal journey towards fulfilment and realisation of self.
The Trains We Rode by John Puccioni
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar. NEW LOWER PRICE!!
Gotta Go by Geoff Rawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,030. Language: Australian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
the true adventures of a naive young australin travelling overseas for the first time in the early 60's
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.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One by Joshua Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.