Nonfiction » Biography

Sub-categories: Autobiographies & Memoirs | Personal memoir | Celebrity biography | Historical biography | Woman biographies | Religious biography | Military biography | Adventurers & explorers | Literary biography | Other biographies | Criminals & outlaws | Sports biography | All sub-categories >>
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this volume you can read about hidden tombs and lost wells, brave knights and cowardly murderers, an endangered crown prince and a man looking for his soul mate. Whether you’re interested in anthropology, theology or just plain old-fashioned adventure, you're sure to find a story you like in this fun second installment of the narrative history series "Knights of Arabia".
Baseball A Short Story
Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An UPLIFTING, MUST READ about brotherly love. "BASEBALL is the perfect balance of salty and sweet. You love this kid... He's got perspective. He's got style. If you read this book and you don't hear that kid talking right to you, you're not listening. 'Cause he's right there, right in your ear, the whole time. Whatever it is Bennett did to create BASEBALL, I hope he does it again!" ~YoTeach
Bare Naked Wayne
Price: Free! Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tell-all self-portrait of a private man, chronicling the author's quest for truth, love, and purpose in life. Stories include: "Growing Up with Jesus," "God Sends Maggots," "Thank God for LSD," "Tom Washington Shit in My Hat," "I Burn Miss Utah at the Stake," "Saving the Great Lakes," "I Wore Abbie Hoffman's Coat," and his sordid tale of life as the sixth husband of a white witch.
Sixteen Vs, Book One, The Childhood Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Sixteen Vs in one family? Maybe you thought you had a large family? Imagine sixteen. Read my compelling and exciting collection of life events that will make you wonder how I survived in a large family. Experience my early life trials spanning near-death, to tender and heartwarming moments growing up in the 1950/60s on a Louisiana farm.
In the Shadow - Vol 2, The FraKctured Zone Diaries (2006 - 2012)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
How do composers compose? And why? Andrew Keeling's diaries at The FraKctured Zone offer insight into the secret mechanics that power the creative process by disclosing the intellectual concerns, emotional impulses and habitual actions that constitute the daily grind of a composer-musician in the 21st Century and reveal how the harmonies, counterpoint and rhythms of life fuel the creative act.
Why My Father Ran
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A powerful and emotional biography of holocaust survivor, Sam Shatz, as told by his daughter. Leaving his memoirs intact, she has painstakingly transcribed them from numerous sources so you can 'hear his story in his voice.' Henia shares what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a holocaust survivor.
Along the Shores of Lake Superior
Price: Free! Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A series of narratives of canoeing and rowing adventures along the shores of Lake Superior from 1906 to 1951 by Wallace L. Quimby & friends.
The Pickaxe Killers: Karla Faye Tucker & Daniel Garrett (A True Crime Short)
Series: R. Barri Flowers Murder Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Pickaxe Killers by the bestselling author of The Sex Slave Murders, R. Barri Flowers, is an 8000 word true crime tale about Karla Faye Tucker and Daniel Garrett, who used a pickaxe to murder two people in Houston, Texas, in June 1983, the back story, and its equally compelling aftermath.
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Omens and religion in Pushkin’s life
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
В книге ярко и увлекательно рассказывается о русских оригиналах XIX века: Ф.Толстом, М.Лунине и Н.Б.Юсупове, в повести «Приметы и религия в жизни Пушкина» жизнь великого поэта освещается с малоизвестной стороны. Очерки о декабристах дают живые портреты Чернышёвых и Голицына, а рассказ «Казнь» - страшную картину суда и казни руководителей восстания.
Independently Blue: Diary of a Drunk French Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Independently Blue is the raw diary of a French expatriate woman in her mid thirties living in New York City. A document kept throughout four years and four continents, fueled by wine, love, and loss.
Kiss Chronicles
Price: Free! Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
When I turned 30 without getting my first kiss — yes, you read that right. Read over it again if you need to. Anyway, when I turned 30, I decided I had to take action and get a first kiss to be remembered. So I devised a method to get my first kiss in a way that would be guaranteed to make it meaningful: I would auction off my first kiss for charity.
Making Losing Fun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Peter Franzella was excellent in bringing high-limit gamblers to Las Vegas. His success in producing over sixty million dollars in revenue got the attention of Nevada authorities. His association with organized crime and collecting gambling loses started an investigation by Nevada Gaming Control. It was the first step to closing down one of the largest producers of gamblers to Nevada.
Ted Bundy, Serial Killer: A Short Biography and Psychological Analysis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Ted Bundy--handsome, charming, & articulate--lured victims to their deaths with tricks such as crutches or a fake cast on his arm. He confessed to murdering 30 young women in 7 states between 1974 & 1978, but his true number of victims is unknown. How could such a handsome & intelligent man be such a monster? This book is approx 5000 words--perfect for reading on a tablet, smart phone, or ereader!
The PETER PAN Complex
Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: Australian English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Special Needs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jackie was the youngest child born to a 41 yr old mother. An ultrasound on her mother at 14 weeks gestation, found Placenta Praevia and an abortion was recommended. But her mother was determined to have her baby - even though she would be raising it alone. When Jackie was four, tests revealed that she had Asperger Syndrome - a condition inherited from her father. (PG) Suitable 10yrs onwards
Angel with Drumsticks
You set the price! Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Church asked them to play, then betrayed their trust. The concert that should have propelled them to international stardom instead destroyed their careers. This is the story of Angel and the Brains and the La Messa Dei Giovani.
Sustain Me: Notes on Cancer
Price: Free! Words: 38,400. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A well care visit finds a mass that results in a cancer diagnosis, multiple surgeries, aggressive treatment, a colostomy and a new normal. How do you move forward when treatment options seem more fearsome than the disease? When cancer returns? Sustain Me: Notes on Cancer is a collection of thoughts shared with honest emotion, humor and grace from the perspective of faith in God.
Two Grown Men
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Apartment living
Travel with the author in this short story illustrating a harsh lesson he learned in dealing with his brother. The short story deals with two brothers who struggle to make a living and the problems they encounter in living with each other.
O Hudd Ei Ddoe Prof Myron Wyn Evans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the first volume of my autobiography covering the years 1950 to 1968, when I left Pontardawe Grammar School. The book opens with an extensive and rigorously authentic genealogy going back to the mid fourth century in one branch of the family, and genealogy of all the other branches. The book is interwoven with some of my poetry in both languages .
My Dears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mother and I corresponded weekly for over fifty years and thirty years ago I began to keep her letters. Recently I decided to collate some in a book so that others could share my delight in reading them. They paint a vivid picture of her life, her interests and enthusiasms, and are lively, funny and informative, still making me smile when I read them.