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Malala Yousafzai - One Child, One Teacher, One Book, One Pen Can Change The World.
By Shabbir Hazari
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Malala Yousafzai - One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. She is in the heart of every single children who is helpless, who is uneducated and who is fighting for their rights. Malala Yousafzai became a international symbol of peace and touched thousands of times. Read her amazing inspiring story of hope and bravery. A living legend.
Middle Class White Suburb - Life: Transition
By Christopher Riesling
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I always wanted to make a movie about partying with friends and call it “Middle Class White Suburb” because I often heard the highest percentage of drug users were not in poor urban communities, but rather in this book’s namesake. I felt and still feel like my story is nothing more than a microcosm of the society I grew up in. However, this book focuses on recovery starting at the age of 26.
Blogging Airborne
By Charity Tahmaseb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Blogging Airborne: a memoir about jumping from a perfectly good airplane
Beauty, Light and Music, Poetry and Prose
By Susan Frances Edwards
Price: Free! Words: 26,190. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A first collection of poetry and short prose pieces ranging from the biographical, the descriptive and reflective, to the comic and philosophical.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 5)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 88,770. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
THIS BOOK CONTAINS 250 STORIES OF GOOD DEEDS.
Rhythm and Rhyme
By Dave Brummet & Lillian Brummet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
Dave and Lillian Brummet share their individual poetry writing styles that express their passions for nature, love, animals, music and real life experiences including the loss of family members.
Notes From My Life
By Steve Kenny
Series: Economics 101, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With this Smashwords release, Steve Kenny takes the reader into the heart of memories and experiences that stretch from 1969 [notes from my life] through to the present [November]. A sometimes sweet and sometimes poignant work, sprinkled with some small didactic observations of the current America, 'notes from my life' gently blends tone and mood timelessly. A must read.
Stumbling Toward the Buddha: Stories about Tripping over My Principles on the Road to Transformation
By Dawn Downey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,410. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A seeker examines her foibles and accidentally makes peace with politicians, Precious Moments, family violence, and the emptiness of life. In her exploration of the personal, Dawn Downey exposes the universal––much like Anne Lamott and Nora Ephron.
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay?
By Linda Hammontree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay is an insightful, humorous look into the world of two zany housewives who started a cleaning business to fight boredom and bill collectors. The book chronicles some of the people and situations they encountered over the years they worked together.
Living in the Dark
By Roger Russell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short stories and some poems written in Africa; some are real and some fictional. Most of them are based on events that happened far below the surface of the earth in a world that is in fact stranger than fiction. They are of random events and thoughts with no particular theme.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps
By Lucas Gentry
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.
Cleopatra VII: Evil Temptress of the Nile
By James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
Mean Streets - Life in the Apartheid Police (Book 2 The Mean Streets)
By Jacobus Kotze
Series: The Mean Streets, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 132,140. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
A brutally honest account of life in the Apartheid Police in the five years before Mr Nelson Mandela was released from jail in South Africa. It tells the story of a young cop finding his way on the mean streets of South Africa dealing with violent crime, political uprising and counter insurgency. This is the second book of two and deals with his time policing the mean streets of South Africa.
Memoirs of a Young, Black Male Construction Worker: Articles about the Black Male Experience
By Mitchell Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a series of articles, some historical and some modern, that illustrate the everyday struggles of young black males in America.
The Miracle Baby Boy
By La-Verne Simukai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
You have a wish and you wait for it to come true. Things don't turn out exactly as you wished. These parents wish for a baby boy and it turns out in a different way. Prayer works and changes things. The baby is alive.
Andrew Jackson: A Brief History of Old Hickory
By Nick Vulich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This short - 40 - page illustrated guide will tell you all you need to know to understand the Jacksonian Era in America... even if you know absolutely nothing about the South Carolina Nullifiers, the National Bank Crisis, or Indian Removal. In less than an hour, you'll learn all you need to know to impress your friends about Andrew Jackson, the Battle of New Orleans, the Creek and Seminole Ind
Little Australian Pony Girl
By Ingrid M Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses
(5.00 from 1 review)
'The ponies on our farm all get new rugs and shoes long before the people get any new clothes!' so said eight year old Emily to her mother. She was quite right, of course. This is the true story about an Australian childhood, where animals and hard work always come first. From sheep to saddles; rodeos to racing; brumbies to bridles: this is Emily's Australia.
Slowly by Slowly
By Patrick Beard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Growing up in a small Mississippi town Patrick dreamed of being a missionary to some exotic far away place. Through a series of disappointments, illness and heartbreak he was compelled to follow a narrow path. This would-be adventurer was being called to die to himself and live in Christ.
Finding China
By Gabriel Bates
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Finding China is Gabriel Bates' first digital mini poetry chapbook. Short, direct, and only 20 poems long, this collection is deeply personal and as visceral as prose gets.
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By P J G Robbins
Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.