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The Other Side of the River
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A deep searching into the ways we become dammed and how we recover fluidity. A journey through memory and time, personal and shared landscapes to discover the source, the flow and the deltas of women and water. Part memoir, part manifesto, part travelogue and part love letter to myth and ecology, The Other Side of the River is an intricately woven tale of finding your flow ... and your roots.
The Marl Hole Kid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Set in the industrial heart of England in the 1960s, The Marl Hole Kid tells the story of one boy’s struggle to maintain his dignity and compassion growing up in poverty, with a violent, alcoholic, Irish father. A variety of touching, humorous, and outrageous stories illustrate this inspirational journey of survival and the forging of the boy’s spirit and character along the way.
Two World's Collide- A Biker's Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Two Worlds Collide – A Biker’s Journey Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences. Language and actions some may deem offensive. Violence. The true tale of the biker brotherhood through the eyes of a boy into manhood.
Stable Relation: A Memoir of One Woman's Spirited Journey Home, by Way of the Barn.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
When most women go through a midlife crisis, they start a diet, get plastic surgery, or have an affair. My life went to the dogs and horses and llamas, and did I mention happy hour with the goats? I took a leap of faith and crash-landed on a dilapidated farm on the windy prairie of Colorado. It’s my bittersweet midlife transition to a modern pioneer woman, building a different kind of family farm.
Changing Subjects - A Vagabond's Journal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 174,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016 by Llumina Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Born a stone’s throw from the river where California gold was discovered, Byran gravitates to ancestral homelands in Swabia and Burgundy, joining hunter-gatherer societies where the hunting part is optional.
I Took Both Roads: My Journey as a Bisexual Husband
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
David Matteson’s memoir is both eye-opening and inspiring. It is a timely, sensitive exploration of a topic through a loving and accepting lens. He first became aware of his sexuality in the early 1950s, and his bisexuality in the ‘60s – dangerous times to be seen as different from the norm.
2015 (Jul-Dec) - The Diary of Osric Martext
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Osric Martext was born in Miami in 1949. He was taken to South Carolina in 1953 when his family moved there, settling in a large house built before the Revolution, Dirleton Plantation, in the crossroads town of Stateburg, which lies between Columbia and Sumter, just south of the Wateree Swamp. His parents divorced, bitterly, in 1956.
The Story of Sunseed — And Other True Adventures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Some may call this a love story. It's that and more: memoirs, a spiritual quest, and reflections on wisdom gained along the way. The Story of Sunseed is a quintessential journey of our time. It compels us to take a fresh look at today's world and everything we think we know about it. By the end we learn just as our world has been transformed over a lifetime, the same opportunity exists for us.
Murder of a Mafia Daughter: The Story Behind the Suspicions Robert Durst Murdered Susan Berman & The Life and Tragic Death of Susan Berman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,670. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
From the first reporter to write a book about the relationship between Susan Berman and her accused killer Robert Durst, this is true-life mystery with its roots in the early mob era on the Las Vegas Strip and the subject of Cathy Scott's Murder of a Mafia Daughter. Recently updated, the new edition details Berman's lifelong relationship with Durst.
Shiny Hats or Rugged Cross? (Volume One: f.k.a. George Medeiros)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,600. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Atheist Libertarian (1987) conversion to Christian Libertarian (1998) Converted to Christian on basis of The Resurrection of Christ. Became a Resurrection Apologist (explains and defends The Resurrection) jordanconvertbooks.blogspot.com
Oliver's Strange Journey
Price: Free! Words: 67,390. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015 by Westhoff Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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Oliver, a teenage hacker living in Germany, meets Donna online. She's an American girl living in New York. After chatting and talking on the phone for months, he finally decides to surprise her with a visit. But he soon finds out that things are not what they appeared to be, and that this visit will change his life forever. Events in Oliver's life become increasingly bizarre.
When The Light Meets The Dark: A Journey Of Finding God And Forgiveness While Healing From Sexual Assault
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Amy Pollpeter never thought she would be a victim of rape; but at the age of 16, she was raped by a former boyfriend. Even though she knew about rape, she always believed it happened to someone else. Not to someone like her. This is the story of her journey from brokenness as a victim to strength as a survivor. She hopes her story shines God’s light into the darkness of other hurting people.
I Ran But The Germans Ran Faster
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
From raiding parties in the North African desert and the invasion of Sicily and Italy, to his capture and incarceration by the Germans, this is the story of one man's remarkable service with the Commando's and the Special Air Service during WW2. An ordinary man, having to be something he should not have had to be, and do things that he should never have had to do, in order to remain ordinary.
John Barth: An Introduction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Acclaimed thriller writer David Morrell wrote his PhD dissertation about master author, John Barth. In it, Morrell examines Barth’s early fiction, using interviews with Barth, his agent, and his editors as well as unpublished essays and letters. The result is what Morrell calls “the story behind the stories” as well as an indication of Barth’s influence on Morrell’s own work.
Surviving Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
Just Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What made a promising university student become a bank robber? How did a world traveler become an internationally wanted criminal? This book is a story of discovery and dreams; of loss and struggle. It will show how the path of crime is not always easy to predict. As the story progresses, a harrowing account of time spent in American prisons is given, where slowly the past unravels.
All Good Things: Building Wealth For My Clients
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In "All Good Things," ADAM HENNICK describes what he's learned from over 25 years in financial advisory, partly documented in real time through "A View From Here" monthly newsletters, September 2009 through to November 2015. His clients have been the beneficiaries of long-term returns that few have been able to achieve. ADAM HENNICK is a financial advisor in Toronto.
To Quell The Korengal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,610. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 2007, the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade posted to northeastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. Battle Company, the best within the Brigade, was assigned the toughest Area of Operations. It was called the Korengal Valley. During their 15-month tour, Battle Company saw more combat than any unit since Vietnam. Raw and unapologetic, this book is a first-hand account of life on the front lines.
Shame on the Moon: Unleashing the Past, A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
By unleashing his past, the author reveals private celebrity encounters that provide a joy ride for baby boomers and a history lesson for millennials. Even die hard sports fans will marvel at his journey from athlete to journalist.
Bank Notes: The True Story of the Boonie Hat Bandit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true crime story of a man in over his head who turns to bank robbery with disastrous results. Shocking examples of overzealous justice officials.