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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.
Murder at the Pencil Factory: The Killing of Mary Phagan 100 Years Later (A True Crime Short)
Series: R. Barri Flowers Murder Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Murder At The Pencil Factory by criminologist and bestselling author of The Pickaxe Killers, R. Barri Flowers, is a 12,000 word historical true crime tale about the murder of thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan on April 26, 1913 at the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta, Georgia (where she worked) and the chain of events to follow that are still being felt to this day.
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.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Essential Information Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960. Her mom, Mary Margaret "Maggie" (nee Corbally), and her father, John Patrick Griffin, were first-generation Irish Americans. Maggie worked as a cashier in the Oak Park Medical facility. The last of 5 youngsters, her brother or sisters are Kenny, Joyce, Gary, and John.
Jimmy Kimmel: Late Night Funny Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jimmy Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 13, 1967. In 1997, Kimmel made the leap from radio to TV, as host of the game show Win Ben Stein's Money. 2 years later on, he established a production company called Jackhole Industries. As soon as he had numerous favorite programs under his belt, ABC showed an interest in him as a potential late evening host.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Bongo, Bongo, Bongo - Life in the Belgian Congo during the 1920's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Bruce Alexander Kilgour. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The adventurous spirit of the early European pioneers in Africa is faithfully captured through these descriptive memoirs. Photographs included. Here's something for those who like to take a trip down memory lane, especially when that lane is a jungle lane and you are surrounded by hundreds of bright, hungry eyes on a dark night. An African gem.