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The Shattered Dream; Love Story and Passage to America by Jagdish Patel
Price: Free! Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Shattered Dream is a memoir of a young man in love during his passage to America. It's a rainbow of emotions; joy, ecstasy, apprehension, anger, and disappointment. A primer of an immigrant coming to America as a graduate student and taking root in his newly adopted land.
But for the Grace of God by William R. Pogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
Deserving Of Love: A Woman's Journey in Search of Happiness by Amanda Morash-Parsons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deserving of Love is a tell-all, uninhibited look at one woman's determination to break the family cycle-to stop hating and fighting-and find the love she was desperately seeking. With a burning will to survive, Amanda starts a journey that will not only bring tears to your eyes but also make you laugh along the way.
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust by Carlos J. Sanchez Sanchez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist by Maggi Ansell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
My Cancer Has Many Faces by Alero Dabor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,900. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
As a busy single mother, leasehold manager, and law student, Alero Dabor at first thought the exhaustion that plagued her through the summer of 2006 needed no further explanation. But a chance examination lead to a diagnosis of breast cancer. Through journal entries, Alero explores the many faces of her cancer from the initial shock at her diagnosis until she takes command of her treatment.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir by Christine Larsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
Mostly A Mystic: Reflections on a Spiritual (But Not Religious) Life by D. Patrick Miller
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
"a constantly touching and insightful memoir..." — from the Foreword by JACOB NEEDLEMAN Twenty-five years in the making, the spiritual memoir of Fearless Books founder D. Patrick Miller is now available in print. MOSTLY A MYSTIC: Reflections on a Spiritual (But Not Religious) Life tells the story of how a young investigative reporter transformed into a modern mystic.
Diary of a Prisoner in World War I by Josef Sramek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
An authentic diary of Josef Sramek, a Czech soldier drafted to the Hungaro-Austrian army to fight from the beginning of World War 1. He was captured by the enemy, lived through death marches and concentration camps in Serbia, Albania, Italy, and France before finally returning home to resume his life. The diary is published by his grandson Tomas Svoboda.
Poems From The Lost World - That Fabled Land Discovered By Percy Fawcett And Immortalised By Arthur Conan Doyle by Martin Litherland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.
Don't Ask Me To Believe by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Re-Run: My 30-day Experiment to Fall Back in Love with Running by Tony Markey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
"I was a youthful Zephyr, flying with the wind in my face, fleet of foot and bold of spirit. But 35 years later I have a sorrowful confession to make: I hate running." Tony Markey sucks at running, and he knows it. Follow his 30-day challenge to see if he can fall back in love with running. Starting with 30 minutes of running every day and finishing on day 30 with the Seattle Half-Marathon!
The Phoenix of Hotel Freds by Mateo Marquez
Price: Free! Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Whether the resurrection of this unique phoenix can also lead ultimately to his redemption hangs in the balance, and five diversely memorable women have big says in the pitched battle for the soul of Mateo Marquez. It is his distinctive voice we hear throughout, in its insistent allusions, over-the-top tropes, and strangely endearing raunchiness—two parts wise guy and one part pure sage.
Echoes From the Family Kitchen by Frank Calcagno
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The discovery of two hundred letters between his mom and dad during WWII (while serving with the Seabees in North Africa and Guam) leads a son on a journey of discovery 200,000 years in the making. Their story brings him in close contact with Sicily in the 1800s to the American shores, revealing glimpses of Depression-Age America in Western NY to the present.
Under the SS Shadow by Shirley Stephens & Traugott Vogel
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
UNDER THE SS SHADOW is a true story of a Hitler Youth, an SS major's son, who runs for his life in war-torn Europe. He sees his father shot down by guerrillas, rebuilds his life from the ruins, leaves Hitler's SS emblem for another symbol.
Walking on Ice by Emma Stevens
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walking on Ice is the 1st book in a trilogy of memoirs which are part romance and part “girl’s own adventure”. The story opens in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. For adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike
Hustle & Faith — God honors your faith and rewards your hustle! by Marcus D. Wiley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
I am not a theologian! I did not study hermeneutics and homiletics in seminary school. I can’t exegete or eisegete text, but I can read! The bible tells me that faith without work is dead! What I’ve learned is, it will never be your season if you have not plowed. You cannot reap what you have not sown. My experience proves that God will honor your faith by rewarding your hustle.
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment by Mario V. Farina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears by Carolyn Day
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears is the story of retired music manager Ron Eckerman who found love and happiness and then was diagnosed with AML, a fast growing bone marrow cancer. His career included managing bands of the 70's. He survived the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash of 1977 and wrote the book "Turn it up! My years with Lynyrd Skynyrd." He lost his battle with cancer in May of 2014.