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Life Short Fly Now
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Solstice Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A short novel by 3 time World Record holding Aviator Major Brian “Brain” Kissinger that will change your life! “BK” documents his life trials, surviving brain cancer twice and provides suggestions on how to stay positive and survive in the worse of circumstances. A must read for pilots and non-pilots alike...makes a great gift!!!
Helga: Growing Up in Hitler's Germany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten-year-old Helga is forced to join the Hitler youth movement's weekly meetings, where lies and tasty treats are used to entice her allegiance to the Fuhrer. As the war draws nearer to her home in Berlin, Helga is sent away to a Hitler Youth training camp. Her gradual disillusionment, followed by her harrowing escape home, is a coming-of-age story of a young girl's survival of Nazi mind control
Through The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
Find yourself lost in this inspirational memoir, Through The Woods. Brought to Live with her grandparents, Margie settled into a new life at the end of a dirt road in Colby Point, Illinois. There she discovers the magic and wonder of a childhood filled with woods, wildlife and the majestic beauty of the Fox River.
Her Whole Darkness In Motion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The author's long and meandering road to find true love takes her from her home in South Africa to California, Alaska, China, and finally to Israel. Along the way she meets more than a few interesting people, has a few encounters with some less than friendly people, and learns more about herself whilst learning about new cultures.
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Category: 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.
Adventure, Romance & Revival
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Victory International Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of two adventurous people from the opposite sides of the world, who left their families and countries in search of the unknown. Drs. George and Hazel Hill went on to become the founders of Victory Churches International, one of the fastest growing church planting movements in North America.
Pardon Me for Protruding and Other True Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Young attorney Bolo Jackson has his hands full: Wacky cases and clients, nutty law partners, and a steamy secretary. Laugh-out-loud funny, touching, and true, you’ll love these stories of Bolo’s early years practicing law in North Carolina.
The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: 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.
Reclaiming Lives: Rediscovering Myself While Educating Kolkata's Poor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,040. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I'm bent on empowering children here in the Kolkata slums, reclaiming their lives. But, of course, I'm also, really, reclaiming my own. The journey hasn't been easy. At each juncture, I was beset with fears and doubts, never given room for complacency or ease. Though scarred by mistakes and misgivings, the journey has been made, not a single step has been wasted.
Donutheads and Dilettantes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,730. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Melange Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why would the rich need a social worker? Who would ever believe it? Yet, Michael, a newbie social worker, would soon find out. And in doing so, would uncover a world of wisdom, stamina, laughter, and friendship. Life lessons for all.
A Highly Successful Partnership
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: 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
A Small House in France
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A magical holiday to rural France some years before had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington – to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Trust Me - I'm Your Tour Manager!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up during WWII the author had few chances to travel from his small Northamptonshire town for his first 15 years. On National Service he discovered much more of England and Wales and then Germany, finally discovering exotic places on a troopship "cruise" to Korea and back.
Skid Marks
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Price: Free! Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: 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.
The Uses of Adversity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: 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.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
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Price: Free! Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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.