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Prostate Cancer Guide, The Things Your Doctor Probably Won't Tell You, & How To Deal With Them.
By Merlin Sprague
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
(5.00 from 1 review)
Prostate cancer is the 800lb ape hiding in every man’s closet. This cancer is feared by men like no other. At least one man in six will get it. The fear is justified, for it is, after all, a cancer. But ignorance of the disease is not. Unfortunately, there’s a problem: Getting straight information from a doctor is sometimes like pulling teeth.
The Killing of an Author
By Richard Crasta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What did Saul Bellow's agent, Sonny Mehta, and Tim O'Brien have in common? Why was John Updike upset by an honest compliment? What did Tim O'Brien read to his girl friend? What was the racket run by Norman Mailer's superagent? Find out in this true story of literature and publishing, one that has been praised for its integrity, sense of humor, and courage. "Funny, sad, eye-opening."-Review
From The Heart
By Dora Okeyo
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is an account of betrayal that comes straight from Flo's heart.
The Year Mom Died
By Matt Chatelain
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This short autobiographical story examines the year when my Mom died. The lessons she learned and those I learned by being there, taught me more about living than about dying.
A Diamond of Africa: The Illustrious Life of African Ahmadi Sheikh Amri Abedi
By C. Naseer Ahmad
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The life of Sheikh Amri Abedi—African Muslim, spiritual sage, poet, and political leader—is the story of a remarkable man who rose from poverty in colonial East Africa to become a star of the global, peace-loving Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
Boredom is Anti-Life: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A Sample: Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq paid no attention to the superstition that it is bad luck to whistle in a dressing room, but she once shared a dressing room with a ballerina who did. Because the only way to get rid of the bad luck is to go outside the dressing room and twirl three times, Ms. Le Clercq says that “for one whole season I spent more time twirling off stage than on.”
French Sketches: Monaco, Onassis, and Prince Rainier
By Paul A. Myers
Series: French Sketches, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In 1950, Prince Rainier became ruler of Monaco while shortly afterwards tanker baron Aristotle Onassis sailed in as the city-state’s largest investor. The two men had different visions for Monaco’s future: should it be a haven for the ultra-rich or a tax haven for a rising class of international millionaires? Ultimately, Prince Rainier prevailed; Onassis sailed away to marry Jackie Kennedy.
Big Pink
By William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He was processing him at the jail when his prisoner spit right in his face, in front of about ten other officers. The room got deathly quiet. Gary slowly brought his head up looked into the drunk driver’s eyes and said in his slow southern drawl, “My, you have an unusually large supply of saliva tonight.” From that night on Gary was called "Spittle".
Hello Dolly
By William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had begun to notice little things, strange little things. I was in the grocery store couple of days ago, just walking around with the damn song going through my head. I remember I was looking at the cans of sweet baby peas, when an older guy with a white beard strolled by pushing his cart. As he passed I could hear him humming “Hello Dolly” to himself. It freaked me out.
Fritz
By William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She took a deep breath and sort of sobbed it out, “Last Wednesday night I met him at the Glenwood baseball park after it had closed like I usually did when he is on second shift. We made love on a piece of cardboard in the baseball dugout. We had done this several times before, but this time it was different.” This time he hurt me.
The Bionic Man
By William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Clyde had a secret weapon that he used with a great deal of skill. It was his bionic leg. He had an artificial right leg that he could wield with incredible speed and accuracy. He had sent many a young police officer to the hospital with that bionic leg.
Fun With Winos
By William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Abner was wearing a “Coca Cola’ uniform and was apparently walking to work at the bottling company a few yards away from where he died. He never made it to work, because a large “Pepsi” truck’s passenger side mirror hit him in the back of his head and killed him as he walked on the shoulder. “Pepsi” and “Coke” are very competitive, but this just couldn’t be a conspiracy or could it?
Tales from the Trenches: True Stories of a Working Musician – 7 Classic Gigs from the Comic to the Calamitous
By Leni Matlin
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales from the Trenches is a compilation of 7 entertaining, funny and outrageous accounts from the world of working musicians. When musicians hang out, part of the repartee is regaling each other with the most memorable gigs they've ever played; from the comic to the calamitous, the tales never end. You are hereby invited to sit in and check out 7 classic yarns from the trenches of the music world
101 “Brain Teasers” on Robert De Niro
By Movie Magic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by Greatest Books. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
Love Movie Trivia? Think you know all about Robert De Niro? Then now’s the time to pit your wits– 101 amazing ‘Brain Teasers’ on Robert De Niro that will have your brain cells working overtime – Harder than you’d think: Test Now!
Finding My Way: the torn years
By Sheldon Porter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Adolescence
Finding My Way: the torn years: a memoir that reflects upon the rites of passage through which every teen must travel on his or her journey to adulthood. Sheldon's account will inspire teens who are suffering the pain of not fitting in, peer pressure, bullying, and wrestling with societal expectations, while also encouraging adults feeling that they missed their chance to explore their dreams.
The Biscuit
By William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had walked about seventy five feet, when I came upon something in the middle of the median. There in the light from my flashlight was what appeared to be a human leg. The leg was from mid thigh on down to the foot. It was fully clothed with pants, sock and shoe. It looked like it had been surgically amputated. It looked fake so I had to touch it to be sure it wasn't a joke.
What To Do When You Hate Your Job
By George Dutch
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to Free Yourself from day-to-day Career Pain or Job Dissatisfaction--and Find a Job You'll Really Love...Guaranteed.
The Stakeout
By William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true account of one of the most unusual police stakeouts that I was ever assigned. The full force and high technology of the police department was brought to bare to apprehend the culprit that was using the bathroom on the jogging path in an upscale neighborhood. The suspect was known as the "Serial Dumper". You just can't make this stuff up.
A Christmas Miracle
By William T. Moyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A slight movement in the corner of the room caught my attention.I shined my flashlight in that direction and my eyes beheld an amazing sight. There crouched in the corner was a young very thin blond girl protectively holding a tiny baby all swaddled in a raggedy blanket. I could tell this frail girl was afraid and she appeared to be on the verge of panic.
Horncastle's Suitcase
By Graeme Horncastle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.