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Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ahmed bin Hanbal was a noted scholar of Hadith (Prophet’s sayings) & Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence). He authored the Musnad, a widely used collection of over 30,000 Hadith. He is the founder of the widespread Hanbali school of thought. He refused to change his rulings despite serious persecution by the ruler of the time, & is remembered as a courageous and dedicated intellectual of Islamic history.
Imam Shaafai
Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Shaafai was a famous scholar of Arabic linguistics, Quran, Hadith & Fiqh. His original work, determining the guidelines for jurisprudence by integrating the perspectives of traditionalists and rationalists, was a highly valuable contribution to the field. He was also the founder of the Shaafai school of thought dominant Egypt, Saudi Arabia and southeast Asia.
Imam Malik
Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Malik bin Anas is the founder of Maliki school of thought. He is also the author of Al-Mautah, a collection of the Prophet’s sayings and religious rulings. The Maliki school of thought gained immense influence and spread into Arabia, Africa, and Spain. He is remembered as a true Muslim hero from the world of learning.
100 Years II: Truth Be Told
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
100 Years II: Truth Be Told is the follow-up to the book “100 Years: A Journey to End a Vicious Cycle.” The first book shared the true story of how Mark was on the journey to end the cycle of crime, drugs, and prison within his family. Mark continues his journey to end the cycle of crime and prison in his family as well as in the African American Community. Mark is addressing issues such as the de
Just a Number
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 85,290. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
If you support your Armed Forces then you will want to read this book.
The Mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. – A Short Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
John Forbes Nash Jr. was a brilliant mathematician who won the Nobel Prize, despite spending his darker years coping with paranoid schizophrenia.
Frank Little Frankie Gallucio The Man Who Gave Al Capone His Scarface
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Little Frankie Gallucio dropped out of sight after the Prohitibition era, until he was suspicioned for a slaying that was attributed to Murder, Inc. Murder, Inc. was a crime combine that was based in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. It was famous for contracting murders for hire, beginning around 1933. William O'Dwyer, the Brooklyn D.A., tried to tie Gallucio and Ralph Sprizza to the crime.
Keira Knightley - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Keira Knightley rose to stardom? Today Keira Knightley is one of the most in-demand and popular actresses in the world. Although her appearance does not fit within Hollywood notions, she has been in the lists of the most beautiful people on the planet more than once. In 2005 the young actress Keira Knightley topped a hundred of the sexiest actresses in the world.
Kate Beckinsale - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Kate Beckinsale rose to stardom? Kathrin Romary Beckinsale - better known as Kate – was almost certainly born to act. Born in London England in 1973, she was the child of actors. Her mother, Judy Loe, appeared in a plethora of British television series from the early 1970’s all the way to the late 90’s.
Jordana Brewster - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Jordana Brewster rose to stardom? Jordana Brewster was born in Panama City, Panama on April 26,1980 to an American investment banker and a Brazilian Sports Illustrated swimsuit model. After moving to London and Rio de Janeiro, the Brewster family finally settled down in Manhattan when Jordana was 10.
Jennifer Lawrence - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Jennifer Lawrence rose to stardom? Jennifer Lawrence was born on August 15, 1990 in Louisville Kentucky. She was discovered by talent scouts in the spring of 2004 and has been acting ever since. Graduating from high school two years early, her first major role came as a cast member of the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show, which aired from 2007-2009.
Jason Clarke - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Jason Clarke rose to stardom? Jason Clarke is an Australian actor born on July 17th 1969. From a family of sheep shearers, he led a transient childhood as his father traveled the rural countryside for work. However, it quickly became evident that Jason, a budding intellectual, was not cut out for manual labor.
Harrison Ford - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Harrison Ford rose to stardom? Harrison Ford was born to a Russian Jew mother and an Irish Catholic father in Chicago on July 13, 1942. The eldest of two brothers, Harrison grew up in a liberal household and was allowed to freely explore his interests, whether that be at a Baha’i temple or at the local movie theater.
Evangeline Lilly - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Evangeline Lilly Rose to stardom? Young, beautiful, and incredibly talented, Evangeline Lilly is one of the hottest names in the entertainment industry. But unlike many of today’s most prominent celebrities, the down to earth Lilly never expected to find herself in such a visible position. In fact, she doesn’t even consider acting a passion;
An Autumn Hike
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In October of 1994, the author and a Korean American lady go on a hike to Big Bradley Falls in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was a perfect fall day ... until a misstep. Very closely based on a real event. Only some proper nouns were changed. Approximately 3,300 words. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. If this tale were a movie, it would most likely get a PG-13 rating.
Chris Pratt - Celebrity Books
Series: Celebrity Biographies. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Chris Pratt rose to stardom? People everywhere can appreciate a rags to riches story: someone from a humble background works hard and eventually becomes rich and famous. However, the story is usually a bit more complicated than that. Sometimes being at the right place at the right time is enough to catapult someone into wealth and fame. Such is the case with actor Chris Pratt.
Giant Journeys: Becoming an Ironman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Ironman finisher Douglas W. Thomson shares his incredible journey of preparing for and completing an Ironman race in honor of his brother-in-law, Stu Mills. Giant Journeys: Becoming an Ironman is a compilation of Thomson's competition, Mills' battle with cancer and universal life lessons.
The Lanzetti Mob Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1921-1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Lanzetti Mob controlled vice in South Philadelphia for almost two decades. Unlike rival gangsters they were diversified, entering numerous rackets. Aside from bootlegging the Lanzettis were also involved in drugs, the lottery, numbers running.. The murder of mob leader Pius Lanzetti on the final day of 1936 spelled the end of the family mobsters' power. Yet there were remnants that survived.
The Chase Story -- My First 70 years
Price: Free! Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an autobiography of Chase Edwards. Chase tells his story from birth until the age of 70. There are many helpful tips woven into his story. Chase has gone from a suicidal past to a life of living each day in gratitude. This is the story of a man who shares 70 years of his life with you. Visit amusement areas that have since closed down and look for situations that have faded with history.
Not the Red Baron - One Pilot's Love Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,110. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One man's story of courage, dedication, love and loss, Not the Red Baron is the remarkable story of Great Britain's last great barnstorming pilot - Robin Bowes.