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Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions
By Al Carroll
Price: Free! Words: 162,740. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Speak No Evil About Presidents. So say most textbooks, journalists, commentators, and even some historians. Not in this book. An eye opening look at all the evil done by presidents, mass murder, incompetence, and terrorism, and a look at the noblest presidents also. The most insightful and damning expose of the presidency you will ever see, by a historian and professor.
Teaching for What?
By Michael Fusco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
“Teaching for What?” traces my turbulent career as an educator in Connecticut public, vocational and parochial schools, and how that experience drove me into depression and early retirement. It is also a somewhat scathing critique of the system of education, in general.
Drowning in the Shallow End
By Charlie Mellor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,800. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A darkly comic memoir about a secret obsession, revealing the depths to which people can sink, before they realise they’re in too deep. For years, all Charlie Mellor wanted was to meet the alluring Pennie Fenton. Unfortunately for him, this wish came true. Captivation with the corrupting Miss Fenton soon developed into an overpowering obsession which sent his life spiralling out of control.
How To Make A Social Justice Warrior
By Will Shetterly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014 by CatYelling. Category: Essay » Sociology
Will Shetterly may be the only person who has gotten death threats from both racists and anti-racists. This is his history of of flamewars, black lists, and mobbing by science fiction fans who believe they will make a better world by raging on the internet.
The Cat, Some Seeds and Fifteen Books
By Patricia Langdon-Davies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An english woman's voyage into the virgin and sometimes bizarre Spain of 1950 and her double life existence between the UK and Catalunya until the present day. The local characters, obscure Spanish laws, evening folk dances, a family run hotel, stray dogs, Catalan nationalists, the plumber, the butcher and the baker all take their part in a cacophony of unpredictable philosophising.
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian
By Courtney Diehl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and “laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can’t make up”- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado Rockies. Diehl makes us laugh, cry and smile, and shows what it’s really like to be a mobile veterinarian.
Tails From Dublin (And I Don't Mean Ireland!)
By Ed Manolio
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
(5.00 from 1 review)
A most unique book written from my Irish Setter dog Dublin's perception . Both adults and children will enjoy this true life story. After spending every day for almost thirteen years together, I believe that if Dublin could have put pen to paper, this book is as close as possible to the what the result would be. A heartwarming book about a dog's life and times through her own eyes.
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..."
By J. Quick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Within these pages the reader will find the mostly true ramblings, mid-life musings, and occasional opinion offerings of a secondary teacher. Teachers of teenagers might resonate with the stories, future teachers might gain insight before entering the classroom, and non-teachers might get a glimpse into the classified life of a certified teacher. Hopefully, all readers will find humor and hope.
The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children
By Patrick Farenga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Remembrances about the life and ideas of John Holt, a school reform advocate and best-selling author who became the secular founder of the homeschooling movement. Holt is a pivotal figure in American education whose ten books and work continue to inspire both schoolteachers and homeschoolers to help children learn in their own ways.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years
By Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 225,150. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.
The Second of Three
By Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
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.
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.
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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.
My Huckleberry Friend And Me
By Frank Rawlins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,820. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A way of life, a way of growing up, began to change as the 1950s moved into the Swinging Sixties, as the TV era evolved. It wasn’t an age of innocence – mischief aplenty included pilfering and poaching, gang fights, and discovering sex – but it was an age of comparative freedom. These rascally tales are irreverent, funny, politically incorrect. Not so much Cider With Rosie as Tizer with Terry.
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave
By Niiles Punkari
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
By Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
By Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Brass Bands and Rice Pudding
By Roy Osborne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,350. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A heartfelt remembrance of times past. Growing up on the East Coast of England before and during the Second World War, it's the story of an evacuation to the country, and the onwards journey through life in a era now forgotten.