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Leaving America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
It is a story about an American married couple leaving the United States to live and work in the United Arab Emirates, a small oil rich Muslim country located in the Persian Gulf. Follow the couple as they experience cultural differences and language barriers while adjusting to their new environment. Travel abroad in Europe on weekends and holidays to experience a taste of the old world.
King Dragon — The World of Bruce Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Norman Borine, a personal friend of the Lee family and proprietor of The World of Bruce Lee Museum, tells the story of the martial artist s amazing life from birth to death, including anecdotes and quotes from Lee s family, friends, students and fans, as well as interesting facts about his amazing physical prowess and films.
Finding My Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,050. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
This is the story of a Midwestern Protestant upbringing gone wrong. The struggle to rise above his roots to live a fulfilling life despite the attempts to keep him emotionally broken. It’s a journey of self-discovery. It’s a coming out story, a coming of age story. It’s the story of his struggle to rise above all those who would entangle him and keep him from rising above.
A Cafe in Space: The Anais Nin Literary Journal, Volume 13
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Seventeen contributors, including Anais Nin herself, comprise an issue that focuses on Nin's new diary, Trapeze, the effects Nin's parents had on her life and work, an expose by one of Nin's lovers, how Nin continues to inspire across generations, cultures, and sexual orientation, Henry Miller's final years, Nin's erotica, Djuna Barnes, poetry, short fiction and visual art.
Letters
Price: Free! Words: 808,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by SMA publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
922 letters of Mgr. Melchior de Marion Brésillac. The original letters were written in French. The collection has been published both in print and digital formats. This particular book is the translation of the previously published french version.
When The Spirit Moves You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
After a broken marriage, I decided to leave England for a new life on La Gomera. After all, life is an adventure and dreams are to be lived!
Apple Pie Beds and Eggy Bread
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 64,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Many of us look back on our schooldays with loathing, but not Diane Langdon. Her years at Fyfield County Boarding School in Essex were among the happiest of her life. From the pranks and the punishments to the various subjects and the teachers who taught them, the formidable Matron and the fun and comradeship of school life.
An Incredible Talent for Existing: A Writer's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From her vividly evoked existential childhood to writing her first children's book on a sugar high during a glucose tolerance test, Pamela Jane takes the reader along on a highly entertaining personal, political, and psychological adventure.
No Regrets, Mr. Hoover Part One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016 by Courtney Bowen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1950, Joseph Webb boarded a Washington D.C. bus to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the beginning of a two-decade career under J. Edgar Hoover in Nebraska and Texas. No Regrets, Mr. Hoover Part One vibrantly details the author’s first experiences as an FBI agent during the 1950s and 1960s from training to meeting Mr. Hoover, first assignments and gaining expertise.
Swallows in the Day (Bats in the Night)
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2012, Lorraine Watts was told she had months, not years, to live following a late diagnosis of cancer. 'Swallows in the Day (Bats in the Night)' chronicles her journey into lasting recovery. The book takes readers on an uplifting spiritual journey interwoven with positive memories of recent Istrian holidays.
Blond around the world ot I did it my way
You set the price! Words: 112,860. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book was translated from Russian by the author, with no correction of native English speakers so pleace don't judge it too strict. This is the travel book of a girl who happened to wander decently on our planet. She describes what made her run away from the gray and gloomy reality.How she survived along the way with minimal financial base. And not just survived but enjoyed the life.
I Was a Cold War Penguin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
Right On Laurel Street: Another Westside Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Jessica Smith, class clown of Santa Cruz High’s class of ’94, suffered multiple tragic losses after graduating. The most life-altering loss occurred the day Darryl Virostko won the 1st annual Mavericks contest. Here Smith shares the losses and lessons that restored her joy and will to live.
My Life with Dyslexia and other Shit...
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Words spelled right, but out of context don't make a story, they make a dictionary. Words assembled with sense, smarts and Imagination, but spelled wrong, still make a story. I’m Nicole Kiefer, I’m the author of two publishing house bestsellers in Germany and Waiting in the Wings here in North America, and I’m dyslexic. And this is my story! From miracle child to victim, to becoming an author.
La Venezuela de Marianto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,090. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
La Venezuela de Marianto recoge el sentir y hacer de una mujer, madre, educadora y escritora venezolana nacida en Democracia en el año 1960. La escritora desliza su pluma en desahogo ante tanto sinsentido en su amado país desde la entrada del siglo XXI. Es la vivencia de la mujer venezolana de clase media que ha navegado entre la incertidumbre, la necesidad y la felicidad.
Only Yesterday: Times of my Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a book of adventures written by an eighty-five-year-old and dedicated to his two-year old grandson, containing drama, tragedy, comedy, not to mention history in its most exciting yet moving form. How can one not be enthralled by the extraordinary real life events related here?
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
Forget Me Not - A Bouquet of Stories, Thoughts and Memories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A thousand ‘Forget-me-nots’ have lined my path. From adoption, babies, cancer, dating, depression, dogs, earthquake, escape, grandmas, kayaking, love, Olympics, politics, from superstition, war to weeping angels and many surprises in-between – these stories are part of me and part of the people who touched my life. They are independent of each other and surely incite discussion.
My Shoes Don't Fit
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
This is a breathtaking adventure of a young man in a battle to rise above the tragedies of his life. There are many life lessons to be learned. Although Richard Botchwey writes from the viewpoint of his Ghanaian heritage, readers of other cultures will connect with the universality of his theme, and the unique way in which he uses metaphor to demonstrate success in life in dire circumstances.
The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages.