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Legends of Rock & Roll - The Monkees
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
“Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees!” Who doesn’t remember those famous words? This is another in the series of tributes to rock and roll heroes of the past and present. Micky, Davy, Peter and Michael were America's answer to the Beatles. They were a great band (after a little practice), they had their own television show and they even made a movie. Return to the Sixties and remember the Monkees.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,140. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.
A Hole in My Life. Battling Chronic Dizziness.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
DEBUT MEMOIR REVEALS HOW SHORT FLIGHT TURNED WOMAN'S LIFE INTO DIZZY NIGHTMARE Embarking on a much-needed weekend of respite from the care of her disabled son, Philippa's life is turned upside down when a sudden drop in pressure triggers a rare balance disorder. Destined to be a classic on the subject of dizziness, the compelling narrative deftly guides us through valuable medical information.
Mad Sam DeStefano Chicago Hoodlum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Mad Sam DeStefano was a prominent figure in Chicago crime history until his death in 1973. He was rubbed out by the man he mentored, Tony the Ant Spilotro. Mad Sam was a petty criminal until he joined the Forty-Two gang in 1930. DeStefano has been compared to Chuck Nicoletti in terms of ruthlessness. Along the way Sam acquired the nicknames the Mad Hatter and Marquis de Sade of the syndicate.
Entre la Esquizofrenia y Mi Voluntad: Una Historia de Locura y Esperanza
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,340. Language: Spanish. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Muchas biografías de personas que padecen enfermedades mentales parecen centrarse exclusivamente en los sentimientos de desesperanza, manteniendo bajas las expectativas en cuanto al futuro de la persona aquejada. En su autobiografía, en cambio, William Jiang le da un giro a esta letanía de dolor. Se presenta a sí mismo como el resultado de los milagros que puede producir la medicina moderna.
Stella
Price: Free! Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Stella is about a young woman’s struggle to survive during the Great Depression, confronted with abuse, poverty and the consequences of her own passionate choices.
Betty Grable: The Reluctant Movie Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Betty Grable: The Reluctant Movie Queen is a fascinating and intimate account of the famous star who was for many years the highest-paid woman in America and a favorite pin-up all over the world. Filled with fascinating and intimate accounts from many who knew her well, this publication is a well-documented and eminently readable biography of the sparkling, complex personality of one of Grable.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Simon & Garfunkel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Do you know who are the most popular duo of all time? Simon & Garfunkel. This is another in the series of tributes to rock and roll heroes of the past and present. Simon & Garfunkel only produced 5 albums together before breaking up in 1971, but they are the sound of the Sixties and will be remembered for many years to come. Each had a successful solo career and that also is covered in this book.
Wolf Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by PPC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Meet Lazarus...a mighty predator wolf dominated only by the fortitude, and compassionate bonding. This documentary of short episodes reveal the life changing dynamics when caring for a wolf hybrid.
Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic's Chris Wood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,070. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Traffic was the most enigmatic British band of their day. Formed in early 1967 by Chris Wood, Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Dave Mason, they rejected the bright lights of London, in favor of a run-down, supposedly haunted, cottage in the country – a place to live communally and write music. Researched and written over a 10-year period, this is the definitive account of Chris Wood and the band.
Young and Malay: Growing Up in Multicultural Malaysia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This collection of nine essays by young and 'youngish' Malays who are artists, novelists, lawyers, politicians, journalists, and social activists is a compelling read for observers and researchers of contemporary Malay and Malaysian politics and culture. ‚Äč
Sick in the Head: Conversations about Life and Comedy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Judd Apatow, the comedic mastermind behind films like Knocked Up, Funny People, and most recently Trainwreck, starts his book of interviews by telling us why his obsession over comedy never faltered during the course of his life. He grew up watching comedic greats like Steve Martin and George Carlin, and their talent inspired a love affair for comedy that only grew as time went on.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Grateful Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The Dead were the most important band of the psychedelic era (the last half of the Sixties) and, arguably, one of the most ground breaking bands in the history of Rock & Roll. They gradually increased their fans until hundreds of thousands would show up for a concert. The Grateful Dead are almost single handedly responsible for keeping the spirit of the Sixties alive through the next twenty years
The Pea
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author (Agent 33) recounts the day that he and his son found an unusual object inside a spray paint can. Approx. 1100 words. Violence: None. Sex: None. Drug usage: None. Mr. Malloy: Not present. Strangeness level: Moderate.
Tribute: Prince
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
So much has been left unsaid about the passing of legendary music innovator Prince Rogers Nelson. Prince, a prolific musician from Minneapolis, started a musical revolution with the hits “1999,” “Little Red Corvette,” “When Doves Cry,” “Purple Rain,” “Batdance,” and more, challenging even the “King of Pop,” Michael Jackson, for chart supremacy during the 1980’s.
Joseph The Animal Barboza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph Barboza turned FBI and government informant after a long career of murder, loan sharking and other crimes. His testimony in Massachusetts courtrooms was instrumental in weakening the empire built by Providence, Rhode Island mobster Raymond Patriarcha. My e-book looks at his criminal career, what he knew about Frank Sinatra, famous athletes and horse racing illegalities in New England.
The Mystery Professor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Peter H Pearse, Professor of Economics at Millersville University Pennsylvania was arrested on 21 March 1983 and charged with false identity. The subsequent investigation discovered that this was not his real name and he taught different subjects in at least five other Universities and had over 34 identities. This is a true story of how his deception was uncovered and his true identity revealed.
Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
“A deeply compelling memoir from a transgender man who birthed and breastfed his children – it’s informative, inspiring, and transformational.” – DIANA WEST, co-author of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th edition
The Bikini Prophecy - Part One: Just some Aussie bloke's story about stuff
Price: Free! Words: 33,100. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At thirty years of age, an unemployed and relationship-weary Matt Kyler decides to abandon his long-suffering partner in search of fame, fortune and guilt-free fornication. His reward for this bastard act of selfishness is an invite to work on a hit television show. Go figure. But if fortune favours the brave then misfortune is sure to find the cowardly Kyler.
Tin Baths, Tallymen & Time Travel
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Travel through time with a blast from the past. Marianne takes you on an epic journey through some of the most memorable historical times of the 20th century. History comes to life as she relays occurrences with flying saucers, meeting many of the 1960s and 1970s pop stars, disclosing much of her quirky and professional journey along the way, including some extraordinary paranormal experiences.