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Nothing Is Predictable by Adalina Mae
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Special Edition - Silver Medal Winner. Zara is eight years old, her father, in a drunken rampage, accidentally shoots himself dead. Her childhood memories leave her struggling with romantic attachments and hinder her from developing healthy relationships. Why does Zara have recurrent nightmares of her last night with her father? Why does she struggle with love?
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman by John Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.
Crying Is For Babies by Tricia McGill
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2019 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the 1930s medicine was still very much a hit and miss affair. The surgeons were still experimenting and learning about the human body. This at a period when there was little in the way of pain relief.
A Wander in Vetland by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Pizzles in Paradise by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
For the Love of Beirut by Samuel Eloud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
How I Learned by Shamus Young
You set the price! Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is an autobiography of an autodidact, a personal story of one boy's meandering path through the American educational system.
Cat On A Leash by James Bathurst
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
There is a fine line between admiration and stalking. The story of a persistent cat, the couple she “dated”, and their travels aboard the motor-vessel Wild Blue. The 50-something couple retired early, sold their home & photography business, scooped up the cat, and hit the waterways. Life isn’t always easy onboard a 25 foot boat, but it is an interesting escape. Featuring Molly the cat.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika by Robert Salomon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening by Albert Flynn DeSilver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
The Temp Pest by Richard Batchelor
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography(4.89 from 9 reviews)
The Temp Pest is the first e-book by Richard Batchelor, a comic, psychedelic, trip into the absurd, painful and strange world of temping, in which the 'hero' finds himself somewhat, shall we say, out of sync with his surroundings...
Cry Purple by Christine McDonald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Gritty and gripping, this is the story of the author's journey from almost two decades of prostitution, addiction and prison to a life of blindness, motherhood and happiness. She has survived brutality and discrimination with resilience and optimism. "Horrifying, heartbreaking, informative and inspiring." "A riveting memoir." "An eye-opening view of life on the streets and beyond." "A must-read."
Christmas At Leo's - Memoirs Of A Houseboy by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 5. Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 99,360. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Christmas at Leo’s, the fifth instalment in the 'Memoirs of a Houseboy' series, does exactly what it says on the cover, it tells the tale of Christmas at Leo’s.
My Coyote Creek by Jeff Bradford
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
My Coyote Creek is an honest and emotional memoir told by the youngest of three children about a mother’s creative struggle to provide a normal upbringing for her children while living with an abusive sociopathic husband. This story shows a mother’s amazing resolve to create secure bliss for her children filled with adventures right out of a modern-day Huck Finn scenario.
Senza Copione by Pierluigi Conti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Al Cliver, Pierluigi, ‘er Biondo’. Tante vite vissute contemporaneamente. Un’educazione rigidissima, un’infanzia da vagabondo, sballottato da un collegio all’altro, fino alla fuga, precocissima, verso la liberta. Sullo sfondo, il mondo che attraversa gli stravolgimenti culturali e sociali degli anni 70 e 80. La scoperta di essere’’ bello’’ e tra le tante avventure l’incontro con il cinema.
Ramblings of a Gutter Queen by Jessica Barber
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,240. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A memoir from a crazy housewife. Funny, tragic, and gross stories, all true, written to make you laugh out loud and realise that no matter what life has dealt you, you can overcome anything as long as you have a sense of humour, understand sarcasm and don't mind the occasional swearword. Ramblings of a Gutter Queen is an honest book about my life's trials and tribulations. I hope you enjoy!!!
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.
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.