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Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope is the compelling true story of a family’s struggle with the sudden onset of their father’s severe mental illness and subsequent homelessness. The perspectives of his three children, his spouse, and his own distorted reality combine to offer readers a glimpse of a world that will feel hauntingly familiar or dramatically eye-opening.
Pony Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Pony Tales is based on the true life adventures of Peta, a young woman trying to establish a riding school in the wilds of Canada. Read about her escapades and those of her students as they battle their way through eccentric characters, and the treachery of those mothers willing to do anything to win! If you love ponies, funny characters and mischief this is an entertaining read that will delight.
Sunshine
You set the price! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
Sunshine is a 6700-word Memoir by Matt Reynolds based on his experience of being involuntarily sent to a mental institution.
Wolf and the Oven Witch: A Memoir of Amsterdam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
In this brief (9,000 words) memoir of Amsterdam by lifelong bohemian litterateur Uke Jackson, an eccentric survivor of the Holocaust leads the author on a zany tour of the Dutch city's junkyards by day while he indulges his taste for intoxicants by night.
A Painful Journey
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In 1856, Dr. William Palmer became the first man to be hung for using strychnine to kill and rob a fellow gambler. This biography, published in 1925, draws on George Fletcher's lifetime of research, including interviews with many of witnesses and residents of Rugeley, England. The edition also comes with extensive footnotes and essays that brings the story to life for modern readers.
It Was Worth It
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Adventures of A Polish POW in World War II 1939-1945. He survived drowning in the Baltic Sea, freezing in Siberia and bombing from both sides during the war. In most books written about wars, the authors depict knights in shining armor riding forth in glory and bravery. In this book I am just an ordinary soldier who went through the horror of war. I was scared and prayed a lot,
This is My Story... Growing Up on the Farm
Price: Free! Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Is My Story…Growing Up On The Farm takes place on the family farm where I was born in 1933 and covers the first ten years of my life. The idea for writing this book is to share this type of information with our children and grandchildren. I felt that some of our friends and relatives also might be interested in this book too.
The Family Swap: The Bizarrely True Story of Two Yankee Baseball Players Who Decided to Trade Families
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Despite the New York Yankees' storied history of abundant individual greatness and unrivaled team success, the 1972 squad was a pale imitation of the teams that had made the Bronx Bombers the most famous sports franchise in the world. The team was ready for change, and it came on January 3, 1973, when 42-year-old Cleveland-based businessman George Steinbrenner announced that he and a group of i
Hemingway In Paris: A Biography of Ernest Hemingway’s Formative Paris Years
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
In 20th century American literature, few individuals stand as tall as Ernest Hemingway. He singlehandedly defined Modernist fiction with his short, simple, declarative writing style. His years in Paris during the 1920s were his “apprenticeship,” when he made the transition from newspaper writer to bona fide fiction writer and from an unknown to a celebrity. He also rubbed elbows with some of th
A Highly Successful Partnership
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Towards the end of a very successful career in the engineering manufacturing industry, Mike Tanner joined forces with his wife Barbara.Now peacefully retired, having notched up nearly 60 years of happy marriage, Mike looks back and reflects that success and happiness are largely about attitude, and that what you achieve in life is up to you – and not what other people tell you may not be possible
Skid Marks
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The three stars lined up vertically and to the naked eye, looked like lights in a block of flats. The vertical celestial line up was directly above Coventry bus station and was an indication from the Lyra Constellation several light years away. This special line up was telling the people of the West Midlands (and England, probably the world) that the greatest bus driver was to start his training.
Get Up: The Life and Times of James Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of music in the United States of America is a long and colorful one. With so many different nationalities blending together to form a single nation they’ve all added their own musical traditions to the mix, and the results have been remarkable. Probably the biggest single contribution has come from the African-American community. Rhythms developed from traditional African music have evo
First on the Moon: Based Upon Actual Events
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
With the dismantling of the Soviet Union, state secrets kept for many years have begun to come to light. Who was the first man to orbit the earth? John Glenn? Not exactly; he was the first American to orbit the earth. Yuri Gagarin? Officially, yes, but the truth is a long and well kept secret revealed exclusively in this book. Check out the blog at http://mannengineering.ca/blog
The Uses of Adversity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Paper Dragons
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 121,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago"
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
Montana Air Views From A Transplant
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
These views from a transplant from civilization, if read by native Montanans, will either bore them to tears or cause hysterical laughter. It’s all normal and routine to them. But to other transplants and foreigners, there may be some small amusement. Montana is a magical and gorgeous place. I think only a foreigner can recognize that with true depth. We have lived so long outside of paradise.
Eye of Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The struggles of life can come out of nowhere. It sometimes seems like your pain is going to be a permanent fixture in your life. Then all of a sudden, the healing you need comes from a very unexpected source. This is a story of an eminent bond between a wild mustang and myself. After suffering a family loss that left me devastated, I found healing where I least expected it – in the Eye of Storm.