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The Unbreakable Ballerina: My Journey to Wholeness and a New Beginning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In "The Unbreakable Ballerina: My Journey to Wholeness and a New Beginning". Tamara shares the secrets and shames of her past that could be deemed detrimental to living a life of freedom. But instead, she has decided to share her story to inspire others that they can overcome their past and live free. "You're equipped to have the best that life has to offer! Through it all you can make it!"
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.
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!
Handing Back Control
Price: Free! Words: 25,550. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There have been periods of time, events and instances throughout my life where God has taught me about myself, my desire to control my world and my circumstances, and about freedom. It has been a painful journey at times, but a journey toward freedom.
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.
To Set My Feet A-Dancing
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘To Set My Feet A-Dancing’ - a glimpse into childhood during the late 1950s/early 1960s. "This has something for everyone's palate, to laugh about and with. Written with an undertone of humor and a twist of irony, it's a great period piece.” Harper Collins review
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 Did It My Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
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.
Inching Back To Sane: My Years With Bipolar
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Taken from my life experiences as an adult with a severe mental illness. This book brings new light, new information, and a kind of brutal honesty to the subject of bipolar disorder. At times tragic, but with a message of hope for those that suffer or love someone who does, this book talks about the long journey someone with a mental illness must face.
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.
Life with the Suicide Disease: The Story of Rodney Mann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
"You couldn't make it through all 24 hours of my best day." There are a few different medical names for what he's got, but everybody that has it knows it as the Suicide Disease. When I first met him, he was running out of reasons to call it anything else. For the next seven months, we talked, and wrote this.
Eastern Capers etc.
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life in Gisborne, New Zealand in the mid 20th century as recounted by one who grew up there. The nostalgic journey is well appreciated by her readers, and young people are fascinated by recollections of those times. There are stories of fun playing by the river, of family picnics at the beach, of escapades in mother's car after a school dance. Two decades of family life are covered, 1940 - 1960.