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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, & 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.
Lady Master Pearl - My Teacher by Peter Mt. Shasta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening(5.00 from 1 review)
A fascinating biography of a modern American lady master who played a pivotal role in transmitting a new form of spiritual teachings during the 70s-80s. Unlike the theoretical teachings that had characterized esotericism up to that point, her open heart transformed people through a direct transmission of consciousness. An ordinary appearing woman who achieved liberation in the midst of daily life.
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free by Dain Gingerelli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
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.
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.
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.
If I Can Dream, the Story of "Being Elvis" for 50 Years by Dave Ehlert
Price: $5.00 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.
Sweet Sour Bitter by Janie Whitlock
Price: Free! 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.
Down In Andong by Steve Lehman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Whether real or imagined, the loss of a daughter can be devastating. After spiraling downward in confusion for several months, Steve found himself halfway around the world, teaching English in a very traditional part of Korea. The students, especially the younger ones, were a source of inspiration and a kind of therapy.
You Are Not Us: An Essay by Shannon Barber by Shannon Barber
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color(5.00 from 1 review)
A short essay on telling Whiteness no from the perspective of a pained Black woman. Specifically about how White people talk about young people of color in the news, Trayvon Martin, Rachel Jeantal and Kiera Wilmot. Warning there is racialized language in this piece.
Twisted (Twisted #1) by Lola Smirnova
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,190. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
"Twisted" is a true life shaped into fiction story of vulnerability, courage, and the art of making a living in the sex trade. Shocking, raw, explicit, funny yet never sentimental. A must-read!
Things Seen And Unseen - My Visible And Invisible Life Story by Lorie Barnes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,830. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens & UFOs(5.00 from 1 review)
My autobiography starts in 1930, ending in 2012. It encompasses my theatrical upbringing and career, and my psychic, paranormal and alien contact experiences.
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 & 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.
Six Years From Home by Anthony Farcich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Travellers by Sue Bagust
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: Australian English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Travellers is Sue Bagust's second collection of short stories and travels down the East coast of Australia sharing a tent with a dog and a Maine Coon cat as well as learning how to co-exist with the Townsville neighbours from Hell.
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.
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.
MAD MAN KNITTING or The Waiter and The Fly by Gregory Patrick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
A beer, a ballcap, and mad amounts of knitting infuse this story about one of Savannah's most colorful restaurants as it faces its decline. Colorful characters and unabashed prose make this memoir a supplement to those who enjoyed "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."
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?
WaXXXed A Brazilian waxer bares all by Tamsin Ragusa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Beauty & fashion(5.00 from 1 review)
A first-hand amusing look at the Brazilian; a modern cultural phenomenon enjoyed by millions of people all around the globe. ‘Waxxxed is something of a how-to manual for aspiring salonista mixed with a memoir of the odder moments in a career most don’t want to know about but would like a peek into.