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Rising from the Shadow of the Sun by Ronny Herman de Jong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rising from the Shadow of the Sun brings the horror and losses of World War II on Java off the battlefields and military POW camps and into the world of Ronny Herman, who is barely three years old in 1942 when the Japanese conquer Java and force her family into prison camps.
Who You Will Become by Brenda Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brenda Miller's lyrical, lush essays take her from a 1960s Jewish childhood to a hazardous young adulthood.
Journey to Life by Hasan Kabir
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Wesbrook Bay Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journey to Life is the story of a desert boy with no deep roots but connections everywhere. Hasan’s survival through changes such as the Iraqi revolution of 1958 and the emergence of Bangladesh as a nation in 1971. He served as a senior executive in Saudi Arabia. His many friends ranged from royalty to ordinary people. Throughout his long career he never lost his intellectual thirst and curiosity.
La Estancia de Don Aurelio by Ariel Marcelo Gastaldi
You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
La Estancia de Don Aurelio es una narrativa genero gauchesco, junto a otros relatos de grandes exponentes de este tipo de poesias como José Hernadez, Estanislao del Campo, otros...
Ten of the Greatest Inventors Throughout Our History Part 1 by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This ebook consists of 10 of the greatest inventors of our time. They are: Alexander Graham Bell, Benjamin Franklin, Galileo Galilei, Jonathan Ive, Leonardo da Vinci, Marie Curie, Nikola Tesla, Richard Feynman, The Wright brothers and Thomas Edison.
A Guide to Common Sense: A Disabled Woman's Perspective by Cathy Grant
You set the price! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
A contination of the Author's thoughts on life, the world, and having a disability.
The Holy Spirit in a Man: Spiritual Warfare, Intercession, Faith, Healings and Miracles in the Modern World, An Autobiography by R.B. Watchman
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 90,910. 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 by Pat Ritter
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 by Jack Henry Hilton
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 by Lisa Goich
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 by William Shunn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,170. 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 by Albert Jack
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 by Lois Melkonian
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.
The Best of /r/LetsNotMeet - Vol. 1: The First Four Years by /r/LetsNotMeet
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 by Silka Shamrock
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 by Donald Braswell & Mark Koopmans
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.
Surging To Success: The 25 Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success by ThriveWire
Price: Free! Words: 25,980. 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: surging to success. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Surge On.
The Other Side of Me: Memoirs of a Vietnam Marine by JimBobSwafford
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 by Rick Ranson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,310. 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 by Rick Ranson
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.