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American Wage Slave
Price: Free! Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Wage Slave is mentally ill and physically ill, but his life is full of adventure. When he can work, he is relegated to soul-killing jobs that drive him deeper into depression, anxiety and insomnia. In spite of this, he survives and odd events follow him everywhere. His disastrous work record assures that his next job is usually more horrific than the last. But he carries on, fighting to live.
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
What I Learned from Jane
Price: Free! Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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What I Learned From Jane is the true story of how a child born with severe brain damage changed her mother's life. Here is an excerpt: "And I have no other explanation for how it feels to have given birth to a person and then spent a few days with them before letting them go other than that: It feels like being a mother probably feels every day. It felt like being a mother."
Through Fields to an Education
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
In this memoir, the author uses descriptive language and voice to transport the reader into the day in the life of a teenage girl, as she accompanies her family to work in the fields during a summer in the Rio Grande Valley.
Only Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shannon and Jack met when they were just twelve and thirteen years old. It was love at first site for them their attraction was magnetic. But it was not their time to be together and the universe conspired to keep them apart. This is a True story, a memoir of Twin Flames reunited after forty long years apart.
Gennaro Gerry Lang Langella Colombo Family Mafia Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My e-book reveals the ties between the Colombo and Lucchese crime families, the friendship between John Gotti and Gennaro Langella and other Mafiosi details. The mid 1980s was a time when NYC District Attorney Rudolph Guiliani and FBI Director made serious inroads into suppressing mob power in the New York metropolitan area. Gerry Lang Langella and the Persico brothers were hunted as fugitives.
Time Machine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: British English. Published: September 5, 2017 by Utility Fog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From his love of music and the Trad Jazz scene of Hull, to unexpected cultural experiences and the joys and trials of travel. From the passé optimism of Tomorrow's World to the practical tribulations of reorganizing a life after divorce, ex-train conductor John Walford explores the wondrous and crazy experiences of a life well-lived, reflecting on his personal journey through time in concise but m
Elizabeth Báthory: Vampire, Witch or Serial Killer?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Countess Elizabeth Báthory was from one of the most important Hungarian families. The legend says Elizabeth used to have a bath in blood of the girls to keep her body and soul young and has been named a witch or vampire for this. Considered the most prolific female serial killer, she received the nicknames "The Tiger of Csejte", "Countess Dracula" or "The Blood Countess".
Americo "Pete" DePietto Chicago Mafia Heroin Dealer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Americo "Pete" DePietto was a central figure in a Chicago drug sting that was carried out in late October 1963. A Lombard, Illinois resident DePietto served as narcotics point man for Chicago's Outfit crime syndicate. He had 5 accomplices, one of whom remained free on bond for another crime. My ebook focuses on DePietto's varied criminal life. He later served an extended stint in Fort Leavenworth.
Die Kleine Lily
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: German. Published: August 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » New Age » Angels and Fairies
"Die kleine Lily" ist eine liebevolle Geschichte über den Schutzengel der Hoffnung, welcher ein kleines Kriegskind namens Lily und ihre Mutter Sima beschützt.
Destiny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,710. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is talking about the life of Bosnian woman who was born in spite of all and who was stronger then her destiny. It was destined her to come to this world and to be different and better than all in her family. With her persistence and strong will, she overcome almost all the obstacles that the life was giving her, from the beginning and later....
Frank Valenti Rochester, New York Mobster Exiled To Pittsburgh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Valenti was an underworld figure whose prominence spanned several decades. From the 1950s until 1972 his influence was apparent in Rochester gangland circles. In fact, even though it was never made official, the Valenti family operated as an independent entity, separate from their Magaddino superiors. Valenti carried out Mafia orders relating to gambling, harness racing, real estate, etc.
Old Knuckleduster: A Biography of David Davis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
David Davis is one of the most recognisable politicians in the United Kingdom today. With his broken nose and unremitting self-confidence, he is the Brexit Secretary charged with securing the best possible deal for the country following its exit from the European Union in 2019. The book covers the David Davis story as part of The “Concise Political Histories Series”; a collection of short works.
Anthony "Tony Boy" Boiardo Newark, New Jersey Mobster Genovese Crime Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Ruggerio "Richie the Boot" Boiardo was a capo in the Genovese crime family. His extended career in crime lasted from the 1920s-1970s. As late as 1969 he was in court indicted on gambling charges. "Tony Boy" Boiardo, Richie's son's crimes were more varied. He was linked to political scandals, power company fraud and mail theft at airports. The Boiardos were a fixture in the New Jersey Mafia.
I made a Mother out of May
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,890. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir including two poems documents the thoughts, painful memories of the past and the fear of the uncertainty of the future. From rainy days and a smoke-filled room to a spring's love affair, this memoir touches on the author's depression, oppression, physical pain, mental pain, loss, desire, love, and sexuality...
Meyer Shapiro Brownsville, Brooklyn Thug
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Abe "Kid Twist" Reles, a former partner of Meyer Shapiro, later proved his undoing. The growth of the slot machine industry enriched them but eventually led to a split in their association. There was too much money to be earned in prostitution and various other rackets. Competition for territory in Brooklyn and the Lower East Side led Reles to move out on his own. He became the Shapiros' enemy.
Ada's Christmas Wish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This story is a mostly fact-based account of what my dear nana lived through. The polio outbreak affected countless families.In reality,it was her step-sister who contracted the disease.She would never regain the use of her leg the way it was. Ada is an eleven year old girl.Her indomitable spirit shines a light in even the darkest places.
Sudbina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: Bosnian. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ova knjiga govori o životu Bosanke rođene u inat svemu i koja je bila jača od svoje sudbine. Bilo joj je suđeno da dođe na ovaj svijet, ali i da bude drugačija i bolja od svih u svojoj porodici. Svojom upornošću i jakom voljom ona je i uspjela u tome savlađujući gotovo sve prepreke koje joj je život servirao, od samog početka pa dalje....
A Triumphant Detour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
See the incredible journey of a woman with cerebral palsy who wishes to inspire people and give hope to those who are trying their best to live according to God’s will.
World War II in Antwerp, Belgium. - Experiences of a Young Boy.
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In a series of anecdotes I describe my experiences living in Antwerp, Belgium during the German occupation of WW II. I was 7 years old when the war broke out and 11 at the end. While I experienced some of the hardships of that era, I also have memories that made me think of it being an "adventure". Realizing now the darkness of that era, I apologize for the lighthearted tone in the book .