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Turning a Deaf Ear
By Allyson Raphel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(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.
Confessions Rants and Exploits of a Civil Servant
By Ramona Swann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Ramona Swann's 30-year career spanned assignments at the Departments of Defense, Transportation, Agriculture and Energy in a navigation up the civil service career ladder that plays out like a dark comedy. Ramona's world was one of excessive waste, tangled rules, indecipherable regulations and, of course, ever present politics. Confessions offers a view inside government.
Finding Fred
By Timothy Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things change in an instant. One minute a family is whole, the next it is completely and irrevocably altered by tragedy. At the age of sixty-two, the author and his family come to grips with the loss of a father and its profound effect on the lives of his family though a set of remarkable circumstances.
Big Hawaii Kayak Adventure
By Mickey Sarraille
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Water Sports
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The true story of best friends who come face to face with whales ,dolphins, and turtles dodging wind and waves on the 16 day kayak adventure around the Big Island of Hawaii, never before attempted. The author is a leg amputee but doesn’t let that hamper the progress on their marathon paddle of over 300 miles, fishing for their food and camping on the most secluded, pristine beaches in the world.
Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools
By Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
0.75 star(4.70 from 23 reviews)
If Joe and Vicky had known what relocating to a tiny mountain village in Andalucia would be like, they might have hesitated...  They have no idea of the culture shock in store. No idea they'll become reluctant chicken farmers and own the most dangerous cockerel in Spain. No idea they'll help capture a vulture or be rescued by a mule. Will they stay, or return to the relative sanity of England?
Annette Opens the Door
By Sonia Brakowski
Price: Free! Words: 41,360. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
0.75 star(4.70 from 23 reviews)
This book is the true story of my tearful and soulful journey, learning to deal with and accept the illness and death of my ten year old daughter. How she contacted me through a medium in England many years later.
Sons In The Shadow: Surviving the Family Busines As an SOB (Son of the Boss) Revised 2012 Edition
By Roy H. Park, Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,880. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
“Sons in the Shadow is a wonderful book.” – P. J. O’Rourke, Author "It's a gripping human drama." Award-winning author and commentator Robert H. Frank, Professor, Cornell University
The Art Teacher
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
I Am A Submariner
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet!
By PATRIA CANNING
Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
I was a drummer she was a dancer
By Steven M. Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"In just a few minutes, my life would be changed forever," the author explains. "It was like the Beatles." A fascinating journey through punk rock and new wave, love and loss, and finally joy and closure.
Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century
By Sean Patrick
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
If you want to learn about one of history’s most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination—secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world—then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It’s no coincide
Dogs and Heroes
By Bill Crumpler
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"Dogs and Heroes" is a "mini-memoir"--just a brief glimpse of a guy of the born-in-1945 generation.
Love by Destination
By robert renshaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
0.75 star(4.64 from 11 reviews)
A child is surrounded by lifes influences,only some children are set a more rocky street to play on. A inside vision from the cold steps to the last steps of a tender mind.
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943)
By David Vernon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
0.5 star(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
The Life & Times of a Boomer Baby
By L.K. Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Personal anecdotes about growing up on a farm in the rural south during the 1960s. The author's sometimes humorous and sometimes poignant recollections tell the story of one family's joys and struggles amid changing times.
25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back
By Stacy Juba
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
Something Furry Underfoot
By Amy L Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.5 star(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
My Not-So-Ordinary Life
By Christine Rice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"My Not-So-Ordinary Life" is a memoir that tells the author’s life story up to age 28. The book reminisces about her innocent times in childhood, reveals the difficult experiences she faced in adolescence, and shows how she persevered and changed her life as an adult. The message of the book is: Life has its ups and downs but, ultimately, you will be okay, and maybe even good, in the end.
Cannabis Cures Cancer?
By Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. You set the price! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Does cannabis cure cancer? There are many stories but little scientifically verifiable evidence. Cancer is a big subject and easily misunderstood. But there is no doubt cannabis has anti-cancer effects, so why does the US government pretend it has no legitimate medical uses?