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The Holy Spirit in a Man: Spiritual Warfare, Intercession, Faith, Healings and Miracles in the Modern World, An Autobiography
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 88,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Warfare
One man's compelling journey of faith and intercession. A gripping true-life story.
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911
The Saga of a Canadian Typhoon Fighter Pilot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Hawker Typhoon despite numerous technical flaws, was the finest ground support aircraft in Europe during World War II. From his enlistment in Toronto through the final flights over Germany, this is the memoir of Jack Hilton, an RCAF fighter pilot, who successfully flew this challenging aircraft.
14 Days: A Mother, A Daughter, A Two Week Goodbye
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
How do you let go of a hand you've held your whole life? When Lisa traveled home to visit her parents in December 2011, she never expected an ordinary three-day weekend to turn into an extraordinary 14-day observance of her mother’s life – and ultimately – death. From a child’s first breath to a mother’s last, 14 Days shows how closing that circle can be a celebration of this unbreakable bond.
The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Nineteen-year-old Bill Shunn is a man on a mission—a Mormon mission, that is, trolling for converts door-to-door a thousand miles from home. This riveting memoir—by turns hilarious, provocative, and thrilling—traces his accidental journey from that humble beginning to hunted fugitive and international terrorist.
Innovation: Awesome Inventions: Inventors & Business Ideas that Changed the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, New World Order, 9/11 Conspiracy, Pop Goes the Weasel and many more.... Read about the men and women who changed the world, after being told 'that's a terrible idea, it will never work.'
Hybrid: The transformation of a cross cultural people pleaser
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,090. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A self-deprecating and poignant memoir about an Armenian-Danish girl who grew up searching for her identity. Initially motivated by fear she progresses to people pleasing that creeps into control, until her life unravels. When she finally embraces her hybrid history, lives out the faith she never let go of, and engages in relationships with truth, she begins to understand why she is who she is.
Crushed Apples: A Teacher's Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
My upcoming thirtieth birthday has caused me to reflect on many things, such as the beginning of my teaching career. This memoir reveals the joys and the pitfalls of life in my late twenties. The message I hope to leave you with is to never give up on your dreams.
The Best of /r/LetsNotMeet - Vol. 1: The First Four Years
Price: Free! Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The Best of /r/LetsNotMeet, Volume 1, is a selection of some of the most popular and top stories told during the first four years of the /r/LetsNotMeet subreddit. These true stories have scared and entertained thousands of people, and they've finally been collected in book form.
Eighty Five Ride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THIS IS THE BOOK OF SILKA SHAMROCK The story is of a young girl. From an Irish background, her father had run away from Ireland to England 1945 and signed up for the RAF, although he was only fifteen years old, had lied about his age, and was sent off to Singapore, his brother Mick came looking for him from Ireland
Revival: How a Tenor Lost His Voice But Found His Calling
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
From Juilliard to jumper cables; from wasting all the talent in the world to America's Got Talent, REVIVAL—The Donald Braswell Story—is a memoir about the "Texas Tenor" who lost his voice in a random accident, but finds his calling through faith—and a musical miracle.
25 Who Thrive: The Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success
Price: Free! Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: thriving. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Thrive.
The Other Side of Me: Memoirs of a Vietnam Marine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“The Other Side of Me” is a true story about a Marine who served three tours of duty in Vietnam during the years of 1966-1970, D.L. ‘Tex’ Swafford. Tex, as his comrades called him, was not the same man he once was upon returning home from Nam. No, that man died over there with thousands of other soldiers. He was a casualty of war, sent home with a broken mind and invisible wounds.
Working North - Dew Line to Drill Ship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The chapters that became Working North are stories either told to me by trusted fellow workers or I personally experienced working in the Canadian and American arctic.
Paddling South: Winnipeg to New Orleans by Canoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The stories that became Paddling South, Winnipeg to New Orleans by Canoe stem from a voyage a high school friend and I took in the fall of 1969. Although there was a forty year wait between voyage and publication, the book retains its accuracy because both John Van Landeghem and I kept separate journals.
Hello! My Name Is...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The story of my testing, emotional trials and final diagnosis of m.s.
Screen Kala Mottha Gola स्क्रीन काळा मोठ्ठा गोळा
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: Marathi. Published: November 5, 2015 by sukrutprakashan. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
these are not stories, but is the expression of various events that takes place in our lives from different perspectives. The author has narrated various experiences of youth. तरुणाईचा उद्गार असलेल्या ब्लॉगविश्वाची झलक दाखवणारे, तरुणांच्या खास भाषेच्या लहेजासह अवतरलेले सदाबहार लेखन
Edge of the Earth
Price: Free! Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Edge of the Earth is a storyteller's memoir. It takes the reader from Aunt Tassie's cider cellar, a couple miles down the road to the Woodstock Festival, on to the punishing waves of Hawaii's North Shore and to three of the four corners of the earth. Ultimately, this book is as much a recollection of the lives of those encountered along the author's seven decade journey as it is an autobiography.
Midnight Return: Escaping Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,820. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Billy Hayes leapt from prison isolation to international notoriety when Midnight, the book about his 5 years in and escape from a Turkish prison, became a worldwide bestseller, and an Academy Award-winning film. Midnight Return chronicles his struggles and triumphs in that transition, tracing Billy's journey from desperation to freedom, self-knowledge, and healing.
The Midnight Express Letters: From a Turkish Prison 1970-1975
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The annotated letters that Billy Hayes wrote to his family, girlfriend, and friends during his 5 years in a Turkish prison, are the compelling raw source material from which Midnight Express--the worldwide best-selling book that became an Academy Award-winning film--is drawn. They tell Billy's story of both the events and the inner journey, with the urgency and intimacy of the moment.