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Legends of Rock & Roll - Neil Diamond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Neil Diamond began his career in the Sixties. He started as a songwriter. He grew his career from songwriter to singer to major recording artist to international star. He has withstood the changes in the music industry, starting as a teen idol and growing into a performer that is listened to and enjoyed by all ages. His albums still chart on Billboard even to this day and his tours still sellout.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Once a popular mystery writer, Judson P. Philips rose through the ranks of pulp fiction magazines, achieving success as Hugh Pentecost. Years later, he established a summer stock theater that launched several careers. Despite personal success and professional achievement, Philips maintained he was a failure. Audrey Parente examines the complicated life and career of a complex artist.
The Steinway That Wouldn't Budge (Confessions of a Piano Tuner)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As much a social commentary on people, the anecdotes about different characters are filled with humour and the text is light and easy to read. The unspoiled beauty and charm of East Anglia provides a perfect backdrop to Peter Tryon's account, all combining together to make this a book that you won't want to put down.
Rise of a Woman: A Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A memoir of a woman fallen within her family, culture and the society. And she stood on her own feet. A story of forty years in twelve thousand words! It is all about stubbornness and revenge which turned out to be courage and determination.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Paul Anka
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Paul Anka started out as a teen idol. He was the boy the girls all swooned over when he sang. I listened to the radio a lot when I was a kid and always enjoyed a Paul Anka song when it came on. Even though Paul was a great singer (and still is), he’s also one of the best songwriters that we’ve had in the past fifty years. He has written songs that have become icons in our American culture.
Beyond a Charmed Life, A Mother's Unconditional Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 by Divine Phoenix. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What Happens When You Search for Hope? Beyond a Charmed Life, A Mother’s Unconditional Love is an inspirational memoir about a mother’s love for her special needs son with heartfelt stories and a triumphant spirit of overcoming insurmountable challenges. From caretaker to advocate role, author Barbara Huntress Tresness wants to share “you are not alone and hope does exist”.
The Olympus Trip
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
The Olympus Trip is the story of how a young hospital porter in Yorkshire followed his dream and became the assistant to one of the world's greatest photographers, David Bailey. From Northern obscurity to traveling the world, meeting and working with extraordinary people, from Paul McCartney to Harrison Ford, David Bowie to Marie Helvin.
John Mullan: Soldier, Explorer, Road Builder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016 by Stewart Nash. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captain John Mullan is one of the unsung heroes of the American northwest. At a time when the Union was coming unglued, Capt. Mullan lead a team of engineers and road-builders through the Cascade and upper Rocky Mountains to form the first system of roads. The groundwork he laid later became the U.S. highway system and even part of Interstate 90.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Jerry Lee Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Jerry Lee Lewis, also known as “The Killer”, and the “Ferriday Fireball” had a tumultuous career. Is there an early rock and roller who had the energy he had, who could play (or pound) a piano with the ferocity that Jerry Lee could? With an ego the size of Louisiana, he took the music world by storm in 1956 and, for a couple years, was on everybody’s lips.
Chimney Rocked
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three familiar agents visit Chimney Rock State Park (NC, USA) on a nice spring day for hiking, history, geology, incredible views, and strange conversation (sometimes intended to be overheard). Approx. 2400 words. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Mr. Malloy: Not seen. Sex: Not observed. Violence: Not observed. Drug usage: Not detected. Strangeness level: Low.
The Beginning.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God" The past - Hurt, Pain, Depression and Stress. All I can say is that it was all unnecessary.
Sex, Love, and Spirit: A Memoir
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
Sex, Love, and Spirit is Alexia LaFortune’s tragicomic journey from the oppression and shame of a Boston Irish Catholic upbringing in the 1950s, through the freefall into the dizzy funk of the rebellious ’60s and ’70s (including a soul-crushing affair with a famous guy), to her eventual search for spiritual awareness and love.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Little Richard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Before there was Prince, before there was Michael Jackson, before even the Beatles there was Little Richard, a true Rock and Roll trailblazer. Along with Elvis Presley, Little Richard helped define the wild side of early rock and roll with sexualized songs and outrageous behavior on stage. This is a summary of the events in the life of Little Richard that resulted in the music that he created.
Prince Death Cult – Who Killed Prince and Why They Cover It Up?
Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Why Prince died? Is there a media cover-up of what actually happened? If so, who's involved? This is NOT a biography book about the pop legend Prince. This is a wake-up call for millions of fans around the world, because Prince was a very private person. We are going to uncover some of the mysteries about his death and the entertainment industry...
Lingering Ghosts of War and Peace
Price: Free! Words: 98,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A search involving ghosts from World War I and afterwards leads towards some during the Cold War at high levels in Australia, the US, Britain and the Soviet Union
A Survivor's Story
Price: $1.11 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What worked to overcome childhood abuse and forgive and overcome post traumatic stress disorder.
Heroic Survivor An Incredible Story of Survival in the World War II Pacific Theater
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of the experiences of Captain Lowell E Pursell USAF (Retired) as he joined the Army Air Corps and was assigned to the 19th Bombardment Bomber Group stationed in the Philippine Islands at the start of World War II.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Bob Dylan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Bob Dylan has been performing since about 1960. Born and raised in Minnesota, he left college to travel to New York to follow his dream of becoming a singer and songwriter. Today after more than 30 studio albums, plus singles, live albums and compilations, Bob Dylan is definitely a super star. Bob Dylan has been and remains one of the most influential performers of the 20th Century.
36 de ore până în zori
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Romanian. Published: April 25, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cartea descrie o întâmplare reală din viaţa mea, când am stat 36 de ore neîntrerupte la o terasă, pe vremea când eram la facultate.
From Simms to Zanzibar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
What would you do if you were ready to embark on your latest adventure, a sailing trip off the coast of Australia, and you discover an email inviting you to give the commencement address at your high school, half a world away in Texas in one week? Most people would immediately dismiss the possibility as totally impractical; for Lynn McLeod, it was another potential adventure....