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Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
Byron: The Impossible Hero
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
George Gordon, Lord Byron became famous because of a poem - then became notorious because of his private life. Those who have never read a line of his poetry think of him as a dashing lover whose mistresses included his half-sister, and half the women in Italy. This short biography follows him from London to Venice and on to his death fighting for freedom in Greece.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
Nelly Furtado Biography: The Music Sensation´s Life and Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Profile Born in Victoria, British Columbia on December 12, 1978, Nelly Kim Furtado expanded up in a musical household with her Portuguese moms and dads. At 18, she entered a skill competitors and was uncovered by an impresario. This resulted in a record contract and her very first album Whoa, Nelly! in 2000. Hit songs include "I resemble a" (2000), "Promiscuous" (2006) and "Say it Right" (2007).
Kristen Stewart Report: International Twilight Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Life and Career Born on April 9, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, Kristen Stewart is an actress best recognized for her functions in Panic room, Twilight, Catch That Children, and Into the Wild. The daughter of a stage manager and producer and a scriptwriter, she went to school till she reached the seventh grade. After which, she simply continued her education by means of correspondence.
Kenny Rogers Biography: Legendary Country Music Star
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Kenny Rogers was born August 21, 1938 in Houston, Texas. Rogers discharged The Gambler in 1978. The title track became one more substantial country and pop hit and provided Rogers his second Grammy Award. In addition to his solo work, Rogers tape-recorded a series of favorites with country legend Dottie West. By this time, he was a true crossover artist.
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Essential Information Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960. Her mom, Mary Margaret "Maggie" (nee Corbally), and her father, John Patrick Griffin, were first-generation Irish Americans. Maggie worked as a cashier in the Oak Park Medical facility. The last of 5 youngsters, her brother or sisters are Kenny, Joyce, Gary, and John.
Jimmy Kimmel: Late Night Funny Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jimmy Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 13, 1967. In 1997, Kimmel made the leap from radio to TV, as host of the game show Win Ben Stein's Money. 2 years later on, he established a production company called Jackhole Industries. As soon as he had numerous favorite programs under his belt, ABC showed an interest in him as a potential late evening host.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Lemonade Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This meaningful biography—from the hand of a now-polished diamond in the rough—is nothing short of what all hopeful foreigners come to U.S. shores to achieve. Lloyd S. Daley has managed to overcome obstacles, resolve brutal memories, educate and hoist himself into a solid, contributing citizen. Lemonade Life is a tell-all of what it is really like growing up on the uneven playing field of life.
Marked For Greatness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the spiritual warfare autobiography, Marked for Greatness, readers are captivated by the unbelievable situations the author encounters and how eerily they parallel encounters found throughout the scriptures, and an unveiling occurs when we discover that there is a spiritual force behind the scenes at work to destroy our confidence in the call God has placed on our lives.
Nelsegno dello Zodiaco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,070. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Copertina Nel segno dello Zodiaco L'incredibile storia di un appassionato, fantasioso, insuperabile organizzatore di eventi, istrionico uomo di spettacolo, playboy, proprietario di auto e barche da sogno, pilota, viaggiatore ed esperto conoscitore del Sudamerica, ma anche galeotto senza colpe.
Bongo, Bongo, Bongo - Life in the Belgian Congo during the 1920's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Bruce Alexander Kilgour. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The adventurous spirit of the early European pioneers in Africa is faithfully captured through these descriptive memoirs. Photographs included. Here's something for those who like to take a trip down memory lane, especially when that lane is a jungle lane and you are surrounded by hundreds of bright, hungry eyes on a dark night. An African gem.
An Abundance of Miracles:The Autobiography of Charles A. Cofield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
twenty-year old howard university student, charles cofield, watches people riot in the streets of washington d.c. they are anguished over the assassination of martin luther king in memphis, tennessee. hours later he falls from his dormitory bunk and his neck is severely injured. his life in that very instant is changed forever. his ather and mother pray and place Charles in god's hands.
The Imposters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Imposters is the memoir of a young would-be writer making her way in Manhattan in the early 1980s. With no long-term friends and a family going bankrupt, she finds friendship and community in a tiny yoga school on Eighth Avenue run by a dynamic leader of a merry band of outsider yogis. Here, she thinks, she will find meaning and purpose. With little hesitation, she gives it her all.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Jeremy Renner: Actor and Avenger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Essential Information Being an actor in Hollywood is similar to being an aspiring athlete: If you have not made the large show by a particular age, simply give up and get out. Jeremy Renner labored in the showbiz small leagues well into his 30s, but after playing the bomb-hunting Team Sgt.
The Convenient Wife And Lessons Learned-- Part III
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part III of this book tells Chung is an extraordinaire in his humanity so are his natal family members. Tracing back to old Chinese history as well as child psychology reveal reasons why they did the things they do. And why even society at large, applauded them.
Derek Jeter: Yankee Captain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Captain Derek Jeter was born on June 26, 1974, in Pequannock, New Jersey. He was drafted by the Yankees in 1992. Throughout 1996, his first full period in the majors, his performance helped the Yankees win the World Series against the Braves. Since then, he's seen the Yankees to Globe Series wins in 1998, 1999, and 2000