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You’re Gonna Make It After All - The Life, Times and Influence of Mary Tyler Moore by Marc Shapiro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Mary Tyler Moore was a legendary television & film performer who was much loved & lauded by millions as the personification of sweetness & innocence filtered through a sanitized television world. But Moore was so much more than that. Coming of age at a time when feminism & women’s rights were on the march across the land, Moore’s roles proved a flashpoint to countless women.
Passant: A Journey to Elsewhere by Alistair Paterson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,070. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Passant offers an account of a doubly divided family, involving its New Zealand and wealthy, distant British branches during the 1930s and 1940s. It covers the early years of its chief protagonist who relates the experience of growing up against the background of the Great Depression and the Second World War
School Shit by Kevin Michael Hall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kevin candidly presents the highs and lows of a teaching career spanning four decades, and gives useful advice on how to motivate children to learn. The book is intended to appeal to practising professionals, anyone considering teaching as a career and those with an interest in what goes on behind school doors.
Enfants de papier by Michele Laframboise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: Canadian French. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
L’histoire des vaillants efforts démographiques de l’auteure, au milieu de champ de mines des pressions sociales exercées sur les mères. Récit court et mordant pour les mamans découragées par l'obligation de performance, par Michèle Laframboise, auteure de science-fiction de la francophonie.
By The Way by Bob Cass
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Think you know football? Not like Bob Cass you don’t. By The Way recounts Bob’s glorious life in sports journalism and gives you a first-hand account of every football story that ever mattered.
When I Was a Child by Edythe Nelson Crabb Stewart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,590. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in the early 1900's Edythe took the time to write down what life was like for her growing up. She takes you on a quaint journey of a different time. As you read her memories, you can't help but feel like you are right there with her as she grows up. Please enjoy this lovely little book and all it has to offer.
Crushed Innocence by Cheryl Welch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
An inspiring true story, Crushed Innocence: Journey into Promise, is a courageous memoir of a woman and her forty-year journey of redemption. It follows her life as a child growing up in a dysfunctional home with an abusive alcoholic father and a mother who should have protected her. This is a story of forgiveness and healing, and how God transformed a young woman and called her to be a missionary
A Life Worth Living by Simon Ingram
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,540. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Sometimes, looking at your past can give you the strength to move forward. As the classic symptoms of Parkinson’s disease began to take control of Simon’s life, he became a shadow of his former self. After months of fighting to keep the disease in check, Simon finally found the strength to tell his family and even managed to book an appointment with a neurologist.
Little Big Steps - A Life-Changing Injury and the Inspirational Journey to Overcome the Odds by Arash Bayatmakou
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After living a healthy, rewarding and exciting life, I wake up in a hospital bed unable to move. The neurosurgeon says I won’t regain any function in my body and I won't improve. I'm sent home and told to adapt to my new life. This is my story of challenging the dire prognoses, committing myself to getting back on my feet, and overcoming immense challenges to achieve the seemingly impossible.
Rescue 911: Tales from a First Responder by Michael Morse
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,540. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
People from all walks of life call 911 when things go bad. These are their stories, told by the people who respond and make things better.
Angelo Palmeri and the Buffalo, New York Mafia by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Angelo Palmeri was an upstate New York bootlegger during the Prohibition era of the 1920s. He ran an establishment, i.e. speakeasy, in his final years before his death on December 21 1932. Palmeri and Joe DiCarlo are lynchpins in the history of the Buffalo mob. Former Buffalo Police Commissioner John J. Roche ran an administration that was rife with criminal activity. Palmeri. 54, died in his car.
And the Band Plays On (The Life Story of Larry Dodson of The Bar-Kays) by Larry Dodson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,850. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The candid memoir of songwriter, producer, gold and platinum-selling artist, Larry Dodson, lead singer of the iconic Funk and R&B band, The Bar-Kays. With the help of author/editor Shelia E. Bell, Dodson opens up to let the world in on what this journey has been like for him.
100 Wild Mushrooms: Memoirs of the ‘60s by Eva Pasco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Toni Home Perm, Flexible Flyer Snow Sled, Hula Hoop, Mercurochrome, Fishnet Stockings, Beatles, Mohair, Go-Go Boots, Aluminum Christmas Tree…and, the beat goes on. While the mushroom cloud of the Cold War hovered over us, my sister and I carried on as kids do regardless of world events. Feed your head my nostalgic recollections of growing up during the ‘60s counterculture.
A Child's Christmas in the Rockies by Buck Immov
Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The snow shimmering on the high peaks was beautiful, but we didn’t know it. Shimmering is nothing to sliding or a new way of riding down the hills and across the snowpacked roads blown by the wind, drawn down the slopes, or hurled into the snow when we slipped. Let the grownups grouse around their stoves, we knew what winter was for. Sliding. Sliding and Christmas.
The Gospel According to Abraham: From Delta Boy to Tour Manager by Paul Abraham
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017 by thewordverve inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Going on the road with a bunch of talented musicians isn’t all glitz and glamour, says Paul Abraham, but a more enjoyable job would be hard to find. His memoir will take you behind the scenes, offering intimate details of the kind of life a roadie or a musician leads. But that’s not all. There is much more to Paul than his experiences as a tour manager. He has had a full and entertaining life, ind
Have I Become My Father? by Gene Piotrowsky
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When I was living in Biloxi, MS, I started to see the similarities of growing up in a small town, and growing up in Brooklyn, a large Borough of one of the largest cities in the world, New York City. I finally realized that growing up on one block in Brownsville in the forties and fifties was like growing up in a small town somewhere in the United States, of course without all the grass.
October 2017 - Richard Lighthouse Ebooks on Smashwords by Richard Lighthouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
This short ebook lists 93 ebooks on smashwords.com published by Richard Lighthouse, between January 2013 and October 2017 . These are currently available. Note there are some ebooks that have been superceded and are no longer available. Some ebooks were published prior to 2013 on other websites.
The Pepper Kid: The Life and Times of Ken Randall, Hockey's Bad Hombre by J Shayne Randall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,520. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
History comes to life in this sweeping saga about the first captain of Toronto's original NHL team. Ken Randall's journey begins in the days of pro hockey's infancy as he toiled in over 100 arenas that no longer exist, won two Stanley Cups, and played with and against the early icons of the sport. You'll meet all the characters that wove the game...
INDOMITABLE: The Life of Barbara Grier by Joanne Passet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Barbara Grier—feminist, activist, publisher, and archivist—was many things to different people. Perhaps most well known as one of the founders of Naiad Press, Barbara’s unapologetic drive to make sure that lesbians everywhere had access to books with stories that reflected their lives in positive ways was legendary. Barbara changed the lives of thousands of women in her lifetime.