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Higher Than Eagles: The Tragedy and Triumph of an American Family by Maralys Wills
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
He was the first in a family of six children, with parents who initially balked at his fantasies. Prevailing against all the people who called him impractical, a dreamer, Bobby Wills became a legend in the fledgling sport of hang gliding. A family saga written by a mother and one of her six children.
Stepping Through the Recipes of Life...Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice? by Arliss Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
At the time it didn’t seem like a good thing—moving seven times in the first seventeen years of my life. The moves always seemed to come at awkward times of development for me—first grade, sixth grade, ninth grade; but the last was the most exasperating because it was just before my senior year in high school.
2012 And Beyond by Eric Morder
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
40 year old Rick Mo Dee narrates the story of his life to the reader: born poor and with an abusive father; a friendless and gloomy childhood; addicted since teenage to drugs and alcohol; suffering LSD and marijuana psychosis at 19 and diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic; and dwindling along in a hellish adulthood.
It's Good by Linda Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Drawing from her own experiences living in Indonesia for 20 years, Linda Higgins writes about an adventure of a lifetime, bringing this colorful part of the world to life in a way that will stay with you long after you finish reading.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
The Koran and the life of the prophet Muhammad by Kåre Bluitgen
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography for the whole family based on the Koran and the first Islamic accounts of the prophet Muhammad’s life. It tells about the time before the prophet’s birth, his upbringing and prophetic calling. The migration from Mecca to Medina became a turning point. Muhammad founded his new religion there and the biography traces his life as the head of the family, statesman and military commander.
Το ηλεκτρονικό ημερολόγιο ενός συγγραφέα (1999 - 2016) by Διαμαντής Φλωράκης
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 49,000. Language: Greek. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Στοχασμός και φαντασία από το Διαμαντή Φλωράκη
Meth Uncensored by Wayne Huffman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,590. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From the anal beads in Mexico to the daily life of an incarcerated meth cook. These are the stories and random thoughts of a long-time meth head and cook. You will be left shaking your head and wondering why these people put themselves in these situations and do these things to themselves and to each other ON PURPOSE!
Survivor on Death Row by Romell Broom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Clare Nonhebel. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
30 years on Death Row, 1 failed execution, 2 non-matching dna profiles, no lawyer... Romell Broom, who has spent three decades on Ohio’s Death Row, tells his own story: a ‘throwaway’ boy from a disadvantaged background, hastily convicted for a crime he has always protested he didn’t do. Having survived a two-hour execution attempt in 2009 he is still asking, ‘Will anybody listen to the truth?'
Navy Days by Dr Harry H. Hovis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Musician Harry Hovis was promised a posting to the Navy School of Music when he joined up, but ended up as a Seabee in the bleakest, most unpleasant locations imaginable. His reminiscences are sometimes poignant, often hilariously funny and, never lacking in colorful characters completely incapable of performing the roles the military had assigned them.
Angels on My Shoulders by CatherineAnne Ball
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by NewsHooks 2 NewsBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Canadian author CatherineAnne Ball shares her pain and triumph over years of abuse by her father within a fraternal social system that still abuses children.
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds by George Stewart, Jean Gidman, & Ron Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This book attempts to tell the story of Robert ‘Bobby’ Troughton, 1835-1912, and his reknowned pack of Otter Hounds, using material written at the time. Bobby was a remarkable man. In a time of poverty and hardship, he achieved fame but not perhaps great fortune, leaving a legacy of the buildings and bridges he built which are still visible in Kendal today.
Bye-Bye America: I've Found a Better Home by Earle F. Zeigler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The title of this book means what it says — I say “goodbye” to living and working in America. I had indeed “found a better home” in a country (Canada!) where the academic position I aspired to at that time was available. Hence, what I have done by writing and publishing this book is to unofficially—but literally in many ways—publish my “goodbye” to the country of my birth.
Endurance: A German Tale from the World War Era by Peter Bowman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Nicole Carter. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Endurance: A German Tale from the World War Era is the memoir of Peter Bowman, raised in 1920s-1930s Germany. His story is told as recalled during his twilight years, through the eyes of a philosophic mental health professional. Endurance is a reflective tale of rebellion against conformity, in a time when conformity was the best strategy for survival.
Belonging by Robert W. Fuller
Price: Free! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
Smell the Blue Sky: Young, pregnant, and widowed by Valerie Ihsan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The day Valerie found out she was pregnant with her second child was the day her husband died. Smell the Blue Sky won the BRAG Medallion award in 2014 for Best Self-Published Books.
Blou Erfporsie - Van Isilimela tot Stilbaai: 'n Lewensreis by Annette du Plessis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: Afrikaans. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
Dis 'n lewensreis wat begin toe 'n seuntjie impulsief beloof om 'n sendeling te word, as die Here tog net sy oog sal laat ophou pyn. En die dogtertjie wat viooltjies verkoop vir haar sendingbussie. 'n Skip wat strand, en 'n noodoperasie wat Isilimela se hospitaal inwy. Smiles en sy donkerkop-bruid. Agt kinders... en 'n 94-jarige ouma met 'n olifant aan die hand. Dis 'n merkwaardige storie.
From Then To Now Edited Version by Chris Courage
Price: Free! Words: 139,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction
In this True Life Adventure, you will meet Rebazar Tarzs, a RealGuide from the secret part of Life. You as the reader will find yourself moving into new vistas and ethereal worlds of magnificent beauty, beyond what you can imagine for yourself. In Unseen Universes, there is a TruReality so Real, that it would definitely seem as though it could not exist at all. www.duanethegreatwriter.info
Glass Half Full by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story.
Inkslingers 2013: Memoirs of the Southwest by Eveline Horelle Dailey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Two Cats Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An anthology of short-story memoirs about life in the Southwest. Twenty-two writers from the greater Phoenix, AZ, area (known as The Inkslingers) share memories from poignant to philosophical and everything in between to give you a flavor of life as they know it.