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Skid Marks by Frankie Lassut
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The three stars lined up vertically and to the naked eye, looked like lights in a block of flats. The vertical celestial line up was directly above Coventry bus station and was an indication from the Lyra Constellation several light years away. This special line up was telling the people of the West Midlands (and England, probably the world) that the greatest bus driver was to start his training.
Get Up: The Life and Times of James Brown by Fergus Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of music in the United States of America is a long and colorful one. With so many different nationalities blending together to form a single nation they’ve all added their own musical traditions to the mix, and the results have been remarkable. Probably the biggest single contribution has come from the African-American community. Rhythms developed from traditional African music have evo
First on the Moon: Based Upon Actual Events by David R. Mann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, state secrets kept for many years have begun to come to light. Who was the first man to orbit the earth? John Glenn? Not exactly; he was the first American to orbit the earth. Yuri Gagarin? Officially, yes, but the truth is a long and well kept secret revealed exclusively in this book. Check out the blog at http://mannengineering.ca/blog
Paper Dragons by Faith Cotter
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago" by Neil Landers
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Eye of Storm by A.J. Garrett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The struggles of life can come out of nowhere. It sometimes seems like your pain is going to be a permanent fixture in your life. Then all of a sudden, the healing you need comes from a very unexpected source. This is a story of an eminent bond between a wild mustang and myself. After suffering a family loss that left me devastated, I found healing where I least expected it – in the Eye of Storm.
J.M.W. Turner: A Biography by Howard Brinkley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
In 2005 the British Broadcasting Corporation sponsored a program to find the greatest painting in Britain. Any painting hanging in a British art gallery was eligible to become The Greatest Painting in Britain, whether it was created by an Englishman or not. After every work of art in the country was evaluated a short list of finalists by British, Italian, Dutch, Belgian and French artists was a
Seventh Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji by Rajkumar Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 106 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism
Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji was born on 16th of January 1630. He was the son of Baba Gurdita Ji and Mata Nihal Kaur Ji. He was the seventh Nanak, the seventh guru of the Sikhs.
Know Who You're Working With in Real Estate!: From tips on real estate to working as a team, the Oros sisters let you in on all they have learned from New York City. by OROSTEAM
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From personal stories to tips on real estate in NYC, learn how two sisters balance working, living, traveling and spending most of their time together. You will learn the basic information necessary to start the process of apartment hunt and understand the benefits of working together as a team with your real estate broker.
Jimi Hendrix: A Biography by Lora Greene
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
In the world of classic rock, there is one name that nearly everyone has heard: Jimi Hendrix. A genius on the electric guitar, Jimi Hendrix singlehandedly revolutionized the world of music with his talent, his attitude, and his personality. He inspired musicians and people not only in the United States, but also across the world. He was a star in the 1960s and the 1970s, rocking out on blues, j
Calendar by Violet Nesdoly
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Start January with resolutions, end December with candy. Over fifty poems explore the rhythms of the year and of life in nature, the garden, and the family.
Turing: The Tragic Life of Alan Turing by Fergus Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Hundreds of movies and thousands of books have been written about the heroes of World War II. For dozens of years, however, few people knew about one of the greatest heroes of the war—a mild-mannered, eccentric mathematician from the University of Cambridge. This man, an undeniable genius whose later life was plagued by controversy and tragedy, probably played a greater role in the eventual Alli
Seasons With Christ, My Journey From Different To Distinguished by Maretha Retief
Price: Free! Words: 34,230. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Seasons with Christ is a personal story of finding acceptance and purpose in Jesus Christ. It shows that God’s love is never-ending, His grace is sufficient, and He has a perfect plan for you.
How to Measure Your Life in Men by Abby Decatur
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
After her love life hits an all-time low, a college freshman slips into a dreadful slump of despair. But a semester abroad in Costa Rica enables her to put her worries aside. Eventually she decides to give romance another try and finds herself in a series of turbulent, weird and often hilarious relationships. Alternately funny, insightful and touching, Abby’s story is relatable and inspiring.
Exílios by Olinda P. Gil
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Exílios é um conjunto de pequenos textos escritos no período a seguir ao término dos meus estudos no Ensino Superior. Retratam os sentimentos vividos por mim na altura. A publicação destes textos tão pessoais tornou-se imperativo uma vez que há cada vez mais jovens a viver situações semelhantes. Infelizmente estes textos continuam actuais.
All Is In a Dream by Nathan Charles Sollish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 1 review)
This epic allegory is a story about a fellow who dies in his sleep, while having a dream that he is in a boat, on a journey to Heaven. Our character does not realize at most points of his dream that he actually is dying. As you READ my story, let your Mind drift with the Thought that Life, in itself, IS a Dream and all that you see and hear is only an extension of your OWN dying self.
F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Paris Years by Paul Brody
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Paris was a Mecca for artists in the early 20th century. Anyone who wrote, sculpted, acted, drew, painted, composed, or philosophized was drawn to the bustling, European city. World War I was over, and the future, which had been so uncertain for Europe, now seemed bright. For nearly a decade, F. Scott Fitzgerald lived and wrote in the City of Lights. This is the story of those productive years
Cuba: Land of Opportunity - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave by Adrian Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
It is no exaggeration to speak of Cuba as the key to the Western Hemisphere. Her strategic position, as well as her rare qualities as a country, entitles her to this definition and her place in the family of nations depends on what she really is, has, and does - and upon the business acumen, the intellect and the vision of those who choose to be part of this Land of Opportunity.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave by Adrian Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.