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Tale Of A Tea Planter by Jim Glendinning
Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim Glendinning describes the early parts of his life coming from a small town in Buckinghamshire to become a Tea Planter in India.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2 by Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Adventures of an Idaho Mountain Pilot by Harold Dougal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 and represented by Kathryn Judson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America(5.00 from 1 review)
Back country pilot Harold Dougal shares true tales gleaned from decades flying in a region known for rough terrain, dangerous weather, interesting residents, and a few airstrips that can only be successfully approached one way. Illustrated with photos and line drawings.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year) by Elizabeth Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
All Is In a Dream by Nathan Charles Sollish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 1 review)
This epic allegory is a story about a fellow who dies in his sleep, while having a dream that he is in a boat, on a journey to Heaven. Our character does not realize at most points of his dream that he actually is dying. As you READ my story, let your Mind drift with the Thought that Life, in itself, IS a Dream and all that you see and hear is only an extension of your OWN dying self.
Seasons With Christ, My Journey From Different To Distinguished by Maretha Retief
Price: Free! Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Seasons with Christ is a personal story of finding acceptance and purpose in Jesus Christ. It shows that God’s love is never-ending, His grace is sufficient, and He has a perfect plan for you.
Paper Dragons by Faith Cotter
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
Pony Tales by Peta Carr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Pony Tales is based on the true life adventures of Peta, a young woman trying to establish a riding school in the wilds of Canada. Read about her escapades and those of her students as they battle their way through eccentric characters, and the treachery of those mothers willing to do anything to win! If you love ponies, funny characters and mischief this is an entertaining read that will delight.
Sweet Sour Bitter by Janie Whitlock
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
In Sweet Sour Bitter: A Tale of a Friendship, a Transplant, and a Lemonade Stand, lifelong friends tell their story of how an impending liver transplant shaped their lives. It’s a tale offered to readers with the hope of inspiring them to see the richness of their own stories, friendships, and lives.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver by Bobbi Carducci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
If I Can Dream, the Story of "Being Elvis" for 50 Years by Dave Ehlert
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
A 3 yr. old boy sings into an imaginary microphone (hairbrush) and grows up to spend a half century “being Elvis”, performing during the terms of 10 U.S Presidents. Memoirs of wild road trips, clinging women, lost love, found love, lost friend, midnight visits from the mysterious “Ava”, advice from Elvis on being Elvis, schmoozing with Oprah, battles w/drugs, negotiations /alcohol and more.
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921 by Ernest Lycette
Price: Free! Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Being an account by Ernest Lycette of his life as a young man and soldier in the years between 1911 and 1921. This covers his time as a soldier in the British Army in such places as Gallipoli, Somme, Italy, Egypt, Vimy Ridge, Dardanelles, Amiens among many others. His memoirs also cover his time post-war in the army of occupation of Rhineland, and also the Auxiliary Division in Ireland.
See You Further Down the Road by Nancy Griffin & Dorothea Rourke-O'Regan
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Dorothea and Nancy are two best friends of thirty years: bellydancers, psychic readers, observers of the mystical in the mundane. In their lives and in dance, spontaneity often creates magic! Follow these amazing ladies to find the magic of fun and adventure in their wild, wonderful journeys through life and the American bellydance culture.
Where Eagles Soar by Bonnie Leon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
A heartless act by her father, leaves Lily brokenhearted and strips away any thread of hope that one day he might love her. She vows to never forgive him and turns to the powerful bond of love she shares with her sweet-spirited mother and her many sisters. Together they share the adventure, beauty and heartache of their wilderness life.
My View: A Short Collection of Poems by Mark Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: British English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography(5.00 from 1 review)
'Excellent and rather soulful poetry there, speaking as an amateur poet/songwriter on the autistic spectrum myself.' Alan Borgars, via Twitter (@watermelonalan) The two personal themes for this short collection of ten poems are Asperger’s syndrome and depression. Seven of the poems are about my Asperger’s syndrome and three are about my depression.
It's Only a Life -- But It's My Life by Esther G. Walker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,970. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
A glorious cornucopia of real life adventures. She shares the mantra which carried her through difficult times. Her description of travels paint pictures of wondrous sights in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Men were attracted to her colorful way of life. Their stories add space to the later years. At 92 years Esther is still going strong.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting(5.00 from 1 review)
"Take two dogs, an expat family and eventually some other animals, facing all that France can throw at them, and you have another brutally honest episode in Sarah Jane's travel stories!" French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
Essays & More Straight From The Pen by Wayne T. Dowdy
You set the price! Words: 35,260. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014 by Mr.D. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 1 review)
Peek inside the wild life of a man who fought to change. “My salvation came in the form of a concept: fighting poison with poison; the same as using Cobra or Rattlesnake venom to save someone bitten by one of the vipers. I was the viper bitten by itself. ... When living, I used to lose interest in life and then go on sprees capable of causing death. When faced with death I fought to live.....
A Real Apprentice by Alistair Tritten
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics(5.00 from 1 review)
Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.