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Joan by Graeme Johnstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Joan Child was a trailblazer for women, a home help, hospital cook and widowed mother of five boys who rose to become the Australian Labor Party’s first woman Member of Federal Parliament and the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives. This fiercely feminist women’s rights activist and anti-Vietnam campaigner broke through the glass ceiling and is an inspiration to all who follow.
The Devil in His Blue Eyes by Martin Isherwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is Martin's nightmare only just beginning? Falling head over heels in love with Kevin, once married and a father of two sons, Martin is prepared to forgive him almost anything. Physically violent, secretive by nature, Kevin definitely wants to wear the trousers in this relationship. Will Martin let Kevin take advantage of his good nature, of his need for someone to love in his life?
All Together Now... We Love The Beatles 1957 - 1970 by Seamus Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,320. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Over fifty years ago four young men from Liverpool stunned the world with their music and went on to become the most successful group in the history of pop music. The Beatles changed popular music for good with their original and creative songs, many of which have been covered over and over again by artists around the world.
Brickbats and Tutus by John Plimmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,170. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The ballet: A demanding profession requiring talent and determination. But for Julie Felix, Britain's first black ballerina, it required more; it required the strength to climb above prejudice and win.
Against All Odds by Wayne and Rebecca Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Against All Odds is about living life to the full and about falling in love. It is about faith and hope. Most of all it is a book about following your heart no matter what challenges life throws at you.
The Robert Creeley Reels: 1963 by Fredric Larry Weiss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In an intimate and intense discussion recorded on reel-to-reel tapes in 1963, poet Robert Creeley provides a critical understanding of his poetry, short stories, and novel. These ideas are intertwined with discussions about his personal history, literary development, and encounters with Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Charles Olson, and Robert Duncan.
Musings of a Blerd: A 90s Girl Living in a Dystopian World by Talisha Harrison
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fourth installment by Miss Harrison is a book filled with poetic musings from the author inspired by her thoughts, feelings, reflections, and life experiences. The theme of individuality and celebrating who you are runs throughout the volume. The book is divided into seven parts, touching upon multiple topics such as individuality, beauty, racism, injustice, feminism, being a nerd, etc.
I'm Still Here Mum by Micheline Scarlett
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In his teens Royce Scarlett was a bit of a tearaway, regularly in trouble with the law. When matters came to a head and Royce was sent to prison for drug dealing, he began to see the error of his ways. Sadly whilst in prison he developed a rare cancer, and he died at the age of just 22. This is Royce’s tragic and moving story, by his mother.
With Gun & Gown by Norman Friskney
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Norman Friskney’s experiences as a young man were defined by two environments. The halls of Oxford University, where his studies were interrupted by the outbreak of WWII and the battlefields of southern Italy. His accounts of his experiences over the years include encounters with Harold Wilson, Margaret Thatcher, Roy Hattersley and Edmund Blunden.
A huanted house will always be haunted by William Jervis
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How growing up in a haunted house leaves it's mark on young chidren, and how evil spirits influences child abuse.
We R Not Warmongers by RC Binns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurous young man, from the Bronx, is moved by the threats of World War Three, after the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, and becomes anxious to be in the military. He joins the Marine Corps, wanting to get into a Recon unit, where he sensed the action was. Although, it took a few years, and World War Three didn’t happen, he ended up in Vietnam, and became part of a famous battle.
Beth of Fresh Air: New Zealand by Itty Bitty Publishing Company
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Beth traded in the desk for a hammock, a company mission statement for a journal, and a 401(k) for a wealth of experiences as she quit her full time job and bought a one way ticket to New Zealand. Her observations, wonderings, and dreams were jotted on napkins and gathered to inspire you to take risks. You name the dirty jobs, she’s done them, making travel and help exchange her new normal.
Before the Iron Curtain: My WWII Childhood (Iron Curtain Memoirs Volume I) by Irene Kucholick
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
When Anne Frank was in Holland, Irene was growing up in Germany. Hitler was rising to power, and her friend, Esther, wore a yellow star and Nazi youth marched. From Kristallnacht and hidden Jewish neighbors to whistling bombs, and a prison cell, Irene takes us on a World War II journey through the eyes of a child who survived it all and is still living today.
Reflections From The L.A. Baby Boomers Rewind Den by R. W. Ball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,740. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In L.A., back-in-the-day: The air was clearer, skies were bluer, birds flew higher, flowers smelled sweeter, and people were happier (these might be just be a tiny, wee-tad bit of exaggeration). But, one did get more bang for one’s buck - 25 cents bought a lot of snacks. When we kids went outside, we were ‘gear’-less. There were neighborhood theaters. Parents didn't allow kids to cuss. Etc...
Whales and Tales by Anita Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Swimming with dolphins, whale-watching tours and seeing animals in the wild are likely to be high on most ‘bucket lists'. The author was lucky enough to indulge her obsession with the wild in several countries, and her enthusiasm abounds throughout this fascinating account of her adventures.
In Those Days Book 1 The Ties That Bind by Dusty Kohl
Series: In Those Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1909 at the age of thirteen, Nellie camps with her family in the new State of Oklahoma. They fled crop failure at home in East Texas. She loved her parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. All of them believed they could pull through the worst of circumstances. Instead, they barely scraped by with enough to eat. The book provides detailed background of her family life in those days.
In Those Days Book 2 On the Run by Dusty Kohl
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nellie is dragged along when her husband fears death at the hand of her father. From boardinghouses, to cheap hotel rooms, and then a winter in a boxcar, she’s had enough and demands a decent roof over their heads before the baby comes. Nellie makes many new friends along the way. Her trail of friends irritates her spouse, except for whatever he can get from them.
In Those Days Book 3 Hiding From the Great World War by Dusty Kohl
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
At less than twenty years old, Nellie birthed three children. Her friend's husbands return from the start of WW 1, dead or mortally wounded. When the draft board sends for her husband, he loads the buckboard and takes them out of civilization. She must find ways for them to survive. Living off the land changes the way she looks at her marriage and it forever changes the way she looks at herself.
The Sky Behind Me 2nd Edition, Extended Downwind by Byron Edgington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
The Sky Behind Me is aviation memoir, and instructional matter on Crew Resource Management. TSBM fits on shelves alongside Chickenhawk, What It is Like to Go to War, CW-2, A Final Arc of Sky: A Memoir of Critical Care and Flying: The Aviation Trilogy. Non-fiction readers who love flying and human interest tales will devour The Sky Behind Me.