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Wasted by Neil Thompson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
I don't expect you to care about my life. I expect you to laugh at it. This book is a collection of stories about misadventures I've had traveling around the world, meeting colorful degenerates, learning valuable life lessons and killing brain cells. Think of it as Aesop's Fables, except they aren't fables and I'm not Aesop.
The American Thunderbolt by Terrence L. Prosinski
You set the price! Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
Time Signatures Publications brings another iconic American founding father to life in this series. The only immigrant founding father of America does not have a famous memorial or towering monument to his credit, but as George Will proclaims, if you want to know his impact on American life just look around, you're living in it. Find out just who is the American Thunderbolt.
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre by Jeremiah Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry(5.00 from 1 review)
Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy by Paul Douglas Lovell
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel(5.00 from 1 review)
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.
Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P by Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying(5.00 from 1 review)
Resting Places of the Rich & Famous explores the bizarre history of tombstone tourism, from greats like Beethoven or Fred Astaire, to royalty like Diana Princess of Wales; a woman whose untimely death inspired mass grief on a scale never before seen.
The Interesting Tales of the Jose Rizal Family by Jensen DG. Mañebog
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 1 review)
This book enchantingly features the respective lives of Jose Rizal’s (the Philippine national hero) parents and siblings. Identifying Jose’s relations to them, this work also tackles the ‘secrets’ of the Rizal family as it clarifies historical controversies and discrepancies about them. In light of new researches, this book also discusses what happened to them after Jose’s martyrdom.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses by Joe Cottonwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair(5.00 from 1 review)
A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Beset: The Pursuit of Happiness in Times of Crisis by Lee Daniel Bullen
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse(5.00 from 1 review)
The true story of a single father who embarks on a personal journey like no other following a slide into emotional and financial crisis. As problems mount, internal chaos grows and his young son’s autism worsens, he realises that he himself is his own worst enemy and begins to unearth the true meaning to his life...
A Short History of Diamond Palm Training Methods by Lee E. Shilo
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.
Bentley by Viga Boland
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
A touching, true short story that relates an experience in Barbados back in the 70's that makes one realize how lucky we are in comparison to others
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks by Lakshman Singh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
When I grow up I want to be a cowboy. by Mark Ehasz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
An average everyday child of the 60's should have an autobiography right? This is about what I knew when I was growing up and did not have to wish I knew. This is about what I want my kids to know and why not everybody else in the process.
Walls Go Up, Walls Come Down by Skot David Wilson
Price: $1.91 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 1 review)
Part of my life in the 80's, where I lost my way, then found myself again after isolation, drugs, prison, contractual work for the NSA, then my path back to myself
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up by Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Kill Daddy by Gerald Freeman
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.
Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades by Perry Gamsby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
An entertaining collection of true life adventures in the Philippines. 25 years of regular vacations & living there as an expat saw the author playing Russian Roulette with a drunken police sergeant, fighting off knife wielding Bini Boys (transexual street walkers) & dodging the crossfire of a drive by shooting while singing Willie Nelson songs in a KTV Bar! By the author of ‘Out of Stock, Sir!’
Tails From Dublin (And I Don't Mean Ireland!) by Ed Manolio
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
A most unique book written from my Irish Setter dog Dublin's perception . Both adults and children will enjoy this true life story. After spending every day for almost thirteen years together, I believe that if Dublin could have put pen to paper, this book is as close as possible to the what the result would be. A heartwarming book about a dog's life and times through her own eyes.
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud by Lainie Towell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
My Story by Les Shipp
Price: Free! Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.
Silent Courage by Mary Eigel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
At the age of twenty-five, Mary Byrne Eigel finally found the answer she had pursued since childhood. The reason for her unexplained, persistent pain was finally named. She learned she had been born with bi-lateral hip dysplasia. Mary presents an insightful perspective on the attitude, tools, and resources she enlisted while navigating her own road to wellness and a pain-free lifestyle.