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Imam Ghazali
Price: Free! Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Ghazali is one of the most celebrated scholars of Islam. One of the greatest jurists & mystics of the time, he changed the course of early Islamic philosophy, shifting it away from Greek influence. He is known as Al-Gazel to the West, the man who launched a devastating attack on medieval philosophical thought. His life is an inspiration to read. His most famous book is "Ahya ul Uloom".
Imam Bukhari
Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Bukhari is the most famous scholar of Hadith. He travelled all over the Islamic world, learning from many notable scholars. His biggest contribution is his Hadith collection Sahih al-Bukhari, which is regarded by Muslims as the most authentic Hadith collection in existence. He had a brilliant mind, and knew over 300,000 Ahadith by heart. He was also a humble, generous and pious man.
Big Bottom Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
BIG BOTTOM BLUES is a gripping and emotional story about a woman’s traumatic childhood riddled with sexual and physical abuse and its devastating effects in her adult life. Lucie B takes us through the pain of body dysmorphia, isolation, addiction to food, binge eating disorder, shame, guilt and self-loathing that tormented her long after the abuse stopped.
Nothing Is Predictable
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Special Edition - Silver Medal Winner. Zara is eight years old, her father, in a drunken rampage, accidentally shoots himself dead. Her childhood memories leave her struggling with romantic attachments and hinder her from developing healthy relationships. Why does Zara have recurrent nightmares of her last night with her father? Why does she struggle with love?
MY THINKING MADE ME DO IT
Price: Free! Words: 71,020. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
you know that time when your child has committed an infraction and you’re trying to be stern and your heart is bursting with love? Well, that’s the way we felt when we asked tiny Mark, “why?”, and he replied, “My thinking made me do it.”
The Fragrance of Angels: An Accident, A Taste of Eternity, and a New Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It happened in an instant: a car crash, thrown from the vehicle—and then swept into eternity . . . only to return, after being pronounced dead three times, to a far different life. Welcome to The Fragrance of Angels, Martha Brookhart Halda’s memoir about time on the other side—and how and why she reshaped and developed a new purpose in life after it became more fraught with challenge.
Three Jobs: Bridging the Finance Gap for the Missing Middle
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three Jobs provides an inside look at what it means to take "impact investing" to the next level by focusing on the entrepreneurial journeys of a few key partners.
King William I “The Conqueror” – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
William the Conqueror was one of the greatest soldiers and rulers of the Middle Ages. He was the Duke of Normandy from 1035 and the King of England from 1066 until his death.
Mister Psykonaut
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Psykonaut: Noun - An explorer of one's own mind e.g through meditation. Tattoo: Noun - Marking on skin to indicate life's path. One day on a beach I met a guy called Adonai, he asked me to tell him about the meanings behind all of my tattoos; I spent the whole sunny day with him lying on the sand and swimming in the sea recalling my life to him. The is the story of that day.
No Life Without You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,870. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dr Nixon has BA, MA. M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. In view of the diversity of his commitments and activities, such as being a former member of Manchester University Court and Her Majesty's Privy Council appointment, he merited well-deserved entries in the most prestigious and distinguished publication and in the famous Cambridge based publication: Dictionary of International Biography 2013 edition.
Why the Chicken Crossed the World: 18 Surprising Secrets from China on Success, Wealth, and Happiness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A brilliant collection of hilariously poignant true stories illustrate what China teaches us about happiness, wealth, love, power, and getting what you want. Based on a successful, witty blog by a Chinese-American expatriate in Shanghai, these impactful insights loved by worldwide readers illuminate how China changes your world at home.
Crossing the Bamboo Bridge: Memoirs of a Bad Luck Girl
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,170. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This vivid, compulsively readable memoir of courage, grief and redemption illuminates the life of Mai, a young girl from Vietnam’s rice fields, who risks everything to escape poverty, abuse and war.
Don't Write Your MEmoir without ME!
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
An easy to read and motivational workbook/gulde to writing your memoir. Anything but a textbook, you'll come away believing, as the author's workshop participants have, that you too can a memoir folks will want to read. Written by Viga Boland, the author of 4 memoirs, including the Gold Medal winning, "No Tears for my Father", this book is cover to cover good advice and fun reading.
A Summer Hike
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and his small dog go on a hike near Black Mountain (NC, USA) on a nice day in June of 2004. However, sullen thoughts concerning his crumbling first marriage mar the outing. When he stops to rest a second time, the cruel hand of fate snatches his faithful companion. Approximately 1700 words. Largely autobiographical. No sex. No violence (at least not witnessed or expressed). No drugs.
Ready Reference Treatise: Reading Lolita In Tehran
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book describes the time period when the author happened to be a female professor of Western Literature at the University of Tehran.
Roger Hilton Artist Letters From Prison Camp 1942 - 1944
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Hilton was a Commando and was captured at Dieppe in 1942. He became a leading British exponent of modern art, representing his country at the Venice Biennale and being made CBE. Beneath the cheeriness the letters show how an out of the common man wrestles with the common misfortune of being a prisoner of war.
Blessed For a Purpose: From Africa to America
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspiring autobiographical story of Susan Njemanze who was born and raised in a rural community in Kenya. After much suffering and uncertainty, Susan was fortunate to be able to immigrate to the United States. She eventually formed a charitable non-profit that is touching the lives of vulnerable children on two continents.
Iron Soldiers In Vietnam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book will be an enjoyable read for any soldier who served with an engineer unit in Vietnam. Iron Soldiers is the story of the 577th Engineer Battalion (Construction) in Vietnam from January of 1967 through January of 1968. It is the story of a young Captain and the thousand or more men he worked with during the construction of many demanding construction projects under combat conditions..
Wind in the Fire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,840. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Bobbi Gibb's personal journey - from 1964, when she first saw the Boston Marathon, through 1966, when she became the first woman to run the historic course. She was also traveling on a spiritual and philosophical quest, seeking the answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Bobbi overcomes obstacles, challenges prejudice, and makes a difference with tenacity, perseverance and love.
En zij kwamen in Elim aan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: Dutch. Published: August 27, 2016 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Zes weken lang alleen maar spelen op het strand en wandelen in de duinen. Dat is wat Henk Staal mocht doen toen hij in 1952 voor het eerst als ‘bleekneusje’ naar het Koloniehuis Elim werd gezonden op Schiermonnikoog. Een periode in zijn leven die een grote indruk achterliet. In dit boek beschrijft Henk hoe het was een bleekneusje op Schiermonnikoog te zijn.