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I'm Still Here Mum
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In his teens Royce Scarlett was a bit of a tearaway, regularly in trouble with the law. When matters came to a head and Royce was sent to prison for drug dealing, he began to see the error of his ways. Sadly whilst in prison he developed a rare cancer, and he died at the age of just 22. This is Royce’s tragic and moving story, by his mother.
With Gun & Gown
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Norman Friskney’s experiences as a young man were defined by two environments. The halls of Oxford University, where his studies were interrupted by the outbreak of WWII and the battlefields of southern Italy. His accounts of his experiences over the years include encounters with Harold Wilson, Margaret Thatcher, Roy Hattersley and Edmund Blunden.
here in SF: City of Hills
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Traveling photographer, Jer Johns, journeys out onto the streets of San Francisco to try to capture 1000 photos of the city over a 30-day period while attempting to sleep on the streets and survive minimally. He is taken in by someone that he met through a Tumblr post and a friendship is made as Jer explores the city meeting some of its many characters.
A Haunted House Will Always Be Haunted
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How growing up in a haunted house leaves it's mark on young chidren, and how evil spirits influences child abuse.
We R Not Warmongers
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurous young man, from the Bronx, is moved by the threats of World War Three, after the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, and becomes anxious to be in the military. He joins the Marine Corps, wanting to get into a Recon unit, where he sensed the action was. Although, it took a few years, and World War Three didn’t happen, he ended up in Vietnam, and became part of a famous battle.
Beth of Fresh Air: New Zealand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Beth traded in the desk for a hammock, a company mission statement for a journal, and a 401(k) for a wealth of experiences as she quit her full time job and bought a one way ticket to New Zealand. Her observations, wonderings, and dreams were jotted on napkins and gathered to inspire you to take risks. You name the dirty jobs, she’s done them, making travel and help exchange her new normal.
Factual Nonsense - The art and death of Joshua Compston
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,950. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
‘Factual Nonsense – The Art and Death of Joshua Compston' is both a biography and an alternative portrait of the 1990's art scene in London's East End. Interviewees include such legends as Jay Jopling, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas, Sam Taylor-Wood, Gary Hume, Gavin Turk and Sir Peter Blake.
Michael Landon: The Career and Artistry of a Television Genius
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the first detailed examination of his work both in front of and behind the camera, including information about every Landon script. Among the illustrations are some rarely seen photographs.
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen
Price: $9.95 $4.00 USD. (60% off until April 28!) Words: 165,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jamie Lee Curtis: Scream Queen details Curtis' career and life during her scream queen era and includes detailed and never-before-seen production histories.
In Those Days Book 2 On the Run
Series: In Those Days. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nellie is dragged along when her husband fears death at the hand of her father. From boardinghouses, to cheap hotel rooms, and then a winter in a boxcar, she’s had enough and demands a decent roof over their heads before the baby comes. Nellie makes many new friends along the way. Her trail of friends irritates her spouse, except for whatever he can get from them.
In Those Days Book 3 Hiding From the Great World War
Series: In Those Days. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,080. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
At less than twenty years old, Nellie birthed three children. Her friend's husbands return from the start of WW 1, dead or mortally wounded. When the draft board sends for her husband, he loads the buckboard and takes them out of civilization. She must find ways for them to survive. Living off the land changes the way she looks at her marriage and it forever changes the way she looks at herself.
In Those Days Book 1 The Ties That Bind
Series: In Those Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1909 at the age of thirteen, Nellie camps with her family in the new State of Oklahoma. They fled crop failure at home in East Texas. She loved her parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. All of them believed they could pull through the worst of circumstances. Instead, they barely scraped by with enough to eat. The book provides detailed background of her family life in those days.
Limitless
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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You are the artist of your life. You can create the world any way you want and paint your life in the most beautiful fashion. Like an actor, you can build and craft the character you want, but it comes to life only if you believe that you are that character. You can roar louder than your circumstances. Unleash the lion within you and lead a Limitless life.
The Sky Behind Me 2nd Edition, Extended Downwind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
The Sky Behind Me is aviation memoir, and instructional matter on Crew Resource Management. TSBM fits on shelves alongside Chickenhawk, What It is Like to Go to War, CW-2, A Final Arc of Sky: A Memoir of Critical Care and Flying: The Aviation Trilogy. Non-fiction readers who love flying and human interest tales will devour The Sky Behind Me.
Diary of a 1st & 6th Airborne Paratrooper (1940-1950) : The Greatest Generation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bert Childs was with the 1st Airborne Division when they made their debut jump in North Africa. He was almost shot down on the way to Sicily and became one of the first recruits into the 6th Airborne Division in 1943. With them he dropped at Pegasus Bridge, battled the Bulge, jumped the Rhine and fought through northern Germany to meet the Russians on the Baltic Coast. These are his memoirs.
Memoir Writing 101 / 10 Steps to Crafting a Compelling Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wish you had a short guide to outline which most important steps to take—before you invest too much time and energy—to write the best memoir you are capable of? This book is the guide you were looking for! This little book has great must-do suggestions. As a workshop leader, coach and editor, Ledoux has helped many would-be writers to shape memoirs that have found appreciative audiences.
The Technical Progressman
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In A Dockyard Apprentice’s Story, Robert Smith (‘Nige’ to his mates) told of his formative years as a young trainee in Chatham Dockyard, where he trained as an engine fitter and turner. The Technical Progressman is set in the 1960s, taking up the story from the point where Bob transfers to the Weapons Section as a Technical Progressman.
The Maister
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean Borthwick and her brother should have enjoyed a happy childhood.Their Father would beat both them for the smallest offence. Somehow both Jean and her brother survived their years of terror to become happy and successful adults, but the shadow of those years will never go away. This is Jean's moving account of a childhood haunted by fear.
Fighting to Function: Tales from British Prison
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compendium of stories and articles written inside prison. This book provides unique first-hand insight into the British penal system, with reflections that have bearing on society as a whole.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.