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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.
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...
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.
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.
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave by Niiles Punkari
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
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.
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.
The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot by MrsXNomore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Marriage to an airline pilot seemed a dream come true. She ignored the red flags, abuse, continually hearing “You’re so lucky to be married to him!” Never empathic, putting them in serious debt, he promised to fix things. Instead he divorced her. When she uncovered his prostitution habit, he left her, taking their child. The horror finally ended when she realized he was a socialized psychopath.
The President - Hobo Chronicles by Johnny T. Noctor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.
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.