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King of the Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
I’m sure you’ve heard this cliché: “Think of your life’s journey as a river.” Therapists and Self-help gurus use it all the time. Well, I have my own cliché: “Rivers are created by God’s tears.” I believe in both cliches. I grew up encircled by rivers – the Missouri and the Sun. I grew up fly-fishing. I grew up dreaming and grew older destroying. For drunks destroy both dreams and lives.
Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 1: Home
Series: Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 1: Home. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A nationally acclaimed teacher and coach, Benjamin Tomes provides a captivating backstory to an unlikely success story. Growing up in an era still unfamiliar with ADHD, Tomes provides a unique perspective in a birth-21 account of an erratic childhood. Filled with biting sarcasm and wicked humor, the gory details of a personal war on boredom are expressed with blunt force drama and brutal honesty.
Imagination - blessing or curse?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,010. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagination - blessing or curse? by Tony Kirby, Price $2.99 USD. 27,000 words. Language English. This business memoir by America's first computer journalist is packed full of entrepreneurial ideas.
Story of a Texas Marine : The Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Autobiography of Nick Quintanilla, now blighted by Parkinson's disease. Follow his colorful childhood in the racial hotbed of Texas, his hilarious introduction to the Marine Corps at boot camp, his upward progression traveling the world, & his newsworthy post-military career in construction project management. Please help Nick & buy this great family book, a remarkable effort given his condition.
Holes in Time
Price: Free! Words: 69,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"A very daring expose of prison life and one man's battle with himself to find real meaning to life. I believe anyone will find this book thought-provoking and brutally true, while at the same time warm and excitingly human." -Max Jones, chaplain in the Florida Penal system
Yoga and the dance of life
Price: Free! Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
1 First Great Love 2 Nils and Evelyn 3 Nils, the University Student 4 Rock and Roll 5 Exams 6 Lawyer 7 Angelika, the Vacation-Flirt 8 Liselotte with the Man-problems 9 Yogi Nils 10 Petra, the Artist 11 Sitting, Walking, and Cognitive Work 12 The Organic Woman 13 Yoga Teacher 14 The Sex Goddess 15 Master Yoga 16 The Yoga Woman 17 Dissolving the Relationship-Addiction 18 Interview of a Psychology
This Is My Breakdown - short story
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 310. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A short story written in the winter of 2011.
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".
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.
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!
Jackie Peta Pan
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. 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