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Stop Smoking You Dumb F#CK
By Rhiannon Morgan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
Cigarette smoking is a difficult topic. In this book I share an intimate story of addiction. I detail my own smoking habit and how I was able to change that habit and finally quit smoking. I also share the story of those close to me who could not. This is a personal look at the disease caused by cigarette smoking and the effects that are rarely attended to.
Don't Sit Shiva For Me
By Toni Ortner
Price: Free! Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Don’t Sit Shiva for Me is a memoir about growing up in the Five Towns (Long Island) with their privileged culture, neuroses, art, and love… of not the most nurturing variety. The author uses deadpan humor and honesty to recount scenes that are delightful and sometimes exquisitely painful. For those of us who grew up in the suburbs of the 1950s, there is a gleeful and dismayed recognition.
Mum Is In Charge
By John O'Neill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
‘Mum is in Charge' by John O'Neill In ‘Mum is in Charge', John O'Neill takes us back to his adolescent years during the dark and difficult times of the Second World War. The youngest of four children, he describes his wartime experiences and marvels at the way his mother held the family together and ran a Guesthouse in those turbulent times. From the horrors of being trapped in an air raid
Daughters of Spain
By Joan Fallon
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This collection of first-hand interviews offers us a snapshot of the lives of women living in Spain from the Spanish Civil War until the present day. Daughters of Spain gives a gripping account of the hard won changes within society for Spanish women, through the eyes and experiences of the interviewees themselves.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 1
By N Kasturi
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Prof. N. Kasturi, who had the extreme fortune of being close to Bhagawan Baba, has brought out in this volume the life story of the Divine Avatar from His birth in 1926 to 1961. For those, who are unaware of Baba’s might, this book will reveal His mahimas and leelas.
Out of the Box
By Ron Leifer
Price: Free! Words: 23,910. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014 by OISM. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Autobiography of Ron Leifer, MD, a dissident buddhist psychiatrist who spent his life opposing psychiatric coercion and the myth of mental illness.
Surviving Bigfoot and the Dixie Mafia
By Dennis Shamblin
Price: Free! Words: 58,120. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Story about growing up in the mafia. Lived in the country mostly and entertained myself playing Tarzan. While my dad was away furry beasts tormented us. Attended Hydro Schools located in the most racist and perverse city in America. Family wiped out most the Democrat leaning newspapers in the USA for Mr Gaylord.
From A Caregiver's Point Of View
By Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For it is in giving that we receive ... A slowly evolving spiritual quest takes the narrator of From a Caregiver's Point of View to a multitude of intentional communities over a roughly twenty year period, beginning in Glasgow, Scotland and culminating in Jacksonville, Florida. What does he learn from these experiences and how does his search impact the lives of the people he interacts with?
A Successful Landing On Safe Ground - The Dangerous Escape From Khomeini’s Claws To The Land Of Freedom Sweden
By Akram Monfared-Arya
Price: Free! Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my life, a life with different dimensions, aspects and prospects from Iran to Sweden The story of a free-fall from the blue sky to the earth by the flying poet, writer, and artist, Akram Monfared-Arya.
A Year of Living Positively, Volume 1
By Barbara Waldern
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,900. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This is a collection of daily autobiographical blog posts on the theme of living positively.Starting the day after my last birthday, I have written for 120 days straight of blogging so far. My goal of is to complete 365 posts. Through this process of reporting and reflecting, I have begun to develop my own concept of positive thinking and arrived at eight steps to live positively.
The Story of an African Doctor
By Nicholas Hurst
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This is a semi-biographical account of the life of a doctor from the time he was born until he ended his career as a general practitioner to specialise
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 2
By N Kasturi
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This second volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1962 to 1968, when He was at the age of 36 to 42 years, in Prof. N. Kasturi’s inimitable, poetic style.
Stories From the Front Lines, The Battle Against Abortion
By Judy Madsen Johnson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,330. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories From the Front Lines, The Battle Against Abortion will convict, inspire, and motivate the body of believers who have felt uninformed, ill-equipped, or inadequate. Contact information enables readers to respond—volunteer, donate, or pray. No other books about abortion have heretofore addressed the subject in this way. This one-of-a-kind journal contains a personal and penetrating history.
Rainbow Over Narre Warren
By Elsie Johnstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,130. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Catholic priests receive such regular negative publicity that we tend to overlook the many good men who dedicate their lives to preaching the gospel and ministering to their congregations. Father John Allen was such a man. Although the priestly life is a solitary one that both connects and separates, Father John was amazingly connected and loved.
Anthea se Reis
By Anthea Van Der Pluym
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Anthea se Reis is die verhaal van 'n Suid-Afrikaanse vrou se herstel ná haar pa se moord in 'n wrede plaasaanval. Hierdie merkwaardige storie is oor die triomf van die menslike gees oor tragedie. Dit gaan oor die sleutel bepalende oomblikke en insigte wat gelei het tot haar herontdekking van die vreugde van die lewe. Anthea vertel haar baie persoonlike verhaal om hoop en ondersteuning te gee.
Anthea's Journey
By Anthea Van Der Pluym
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Anthea's Journey is the story of a South African woman's recovery after the murder of her father in a brutal farm attack. This remarkable account is about the triumph of the human spirit over tragedy. It is about the key defining moments and insights that led to her rediscovery of the joy of living. Anthea has has told her very personal story to bring hope and support to others like her...
The Shell of a Person
By Lance Pototschnik
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hell hath baby sea turtles, as Lance Pototschnik will soon find out.
Un lombardo alla prima guerra mondiale
By Carlo Maria Lomartire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Le memorie che il nonno di mia moglie, Ettore Molinari, ha scritto, ormai quasi ottantenne, nella seconda metà degli anni ’60. Sono ricordi che, partendo dalla famiglia d’origine, raccontano in prima persona cos’è stato, per un laborioso artigiano del Varesotto col talento dello scultore, il più sanguinoso e inutile conflitto della storia, combattuto da alpino nelle trincee, nel fango e nella neve
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two
By Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
By Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.