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Dipping Your toes in the Water
Price: Free! Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book, whilst written by a Martial Artist, is not about Martial Arts. Sure, the chapter ‘Dipping My Toes In The Water’ tells of the very personal battles I encountered on my way to success in the Martial Arts, but I feel it best demonstrates how success can be achieved in various stages, until your ultimate goal is met.
White House Butlers: A History of White House Chief Ushers and Butlers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
They work in the shadow of America’s greatest leaders; without them, the White House could not function. They are the ushers and butlers of the White House. This short book traces the history of White House staff from the very beginning. It includes profiles of some of the most influential members, including Alonzo Fields and Eugene Allen. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides. Wit
Serendipity on the Water
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A collection of short stories, essays and poems about journeying to Southeast Alaska for a seasonal job and remaining for twenty-six years. I connected deeply to this far-away land finding adventure along every trail hiked, every fjord sailed.
Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette: A Story About Traumatic Brain Injury, Abuse, Death, Divorce, Love & Laughter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A call from the police telling single mom Wendy Gaynor that her 18-year old daughter, Ruby, had been in an extremely serious car accident changed an ordinary fall day to an extraordinary one. Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette is a powerful and poignant account of one family’s struggle to turn tragedy into triumph, setbacks, turmoil and disharmony into serenity and success.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
The Lions Roar and Other Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Rose Slater. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a story of lions and their escapades in a game park outside nairobi, kenya
Something Furry Underfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
BloggyBook Spring Season 2013
Series: BloggyBook, Spring 2013. Price: Free! Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book series contains a blog post for each day of the season. I share many aspects of my life, and that includes struggles, funnies and family moments. I wrote this book to keep track of my daily activities and to remember precious family moments that we never want to forget.
BloggyBook Winter Season 2013
Series: BloggyBook, Winter 2013. Price: Free! Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book series contains a blog post for each day of the season. I share many aspects of my life, and that includes struggles, funnies and family moments. I wrote this book to keep track of my daily activities and to remember precious family moments that we never want to forget.
Scotty and Me
Price: Free! Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A true story of a single mother trying to come to grips with the loss of her son after a catastrophic accident. But he doesn't die, he lives many years in a state nightmares are made of.
Stuff Like Marbles 'n Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An anthology of memories and musings that may have you laughing hysterically, crying uncontrollably, or melting with deep, abiding affection. At times having you wonder if such things could be true, while triggering, or perhaps more accurately, spontaneously exhuming similar memories of your own. Yeah, they're true, like Garrison Keillor's powder milk bisquits are pure, mostly.
My Life at Sea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his autobiography, Marcus Geerts, Master Mariner, eloquently describes his love of the sea, his upbringing in South Africa, joining a training ship at 13, followed by a merchant navy career sailing throughout the world, being part of Convoy PQ2 to Archangel where he was iced in, joining Task Force 'O' for Operation Neptune on D-Day and completing 50 round trips to pick up and disembark troops.
Joseph Gordon – Levitt: Life and Career
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Norel Spence. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Life in Detail Don't look now, but that nerdy kid with the bad '90s hair from 3rd Rock from the Sun is all grown up. Joseph Gordon-Levitt-- who rose to popularity on the strength of the prominent comedy-- went from dorky kid actor to smoldering leading man in what feels like a heartbeat. After beating indiedom with films like Mysterious Skin and Brick.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
Folie A Duex ( Madness of 2 People)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Due to mitigating external circumstances, Joe and Helen are forced to travel the world at short notice. A packed Suitcase; passports and cash are always at hand. Throughout their travels they come into contact with 'Off shore' Bankers, Illegal drug manufacturers and an array of colourful bedfellows all of which beggars the Question: will the relationship survive?
Turn Around: Life's Testimony
Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Let me take you on a journey with me through sexual abuse to reality check and a conclusion you will never forget. Gain insight on living with mental illness. My struggles are my own but I cannot honestly take credit for my triumphs. This is not a clinical study and I have also included excerpts from "Whispers", my personal diary.
After the Glitter Fades: War Time Poems and Other Musings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
After the Glitter Fades is a collection of poetry and advice from Lynny Prince's mother Betty Jean Goff, who passed away in 2007. She wrote beautiful poetry about her love and loss during and after the Korean War, Vietnam, and divorce. Her writings lay unpublished for over 50 years - until now.
Orbit: JRR Tolkien - The True Lord of the Rings: spanish edition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
This edition is translated in spanish! He imagined realms of wizards, orcs, and hobbits and elevated fantasy from pulp to respected literature. J.R.R. Tolkien, the iconic author who captivated generations with his rich and complex mythology of Middle Earth.
Biography of SP Malhotra
Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
He became head of his family and business when he was only fifteen. Orphaned at nineteen, rendered homeless by Partition at twenty-one, Satpal Malhotra arrived in Pune at 8.30 pm on the 13th of November 1947. In three days time he had rented a shop, set up a business, and even made a profit.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.