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When Angels Come To Play
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
As a pediatric nurse, I've experienced the sorrow of a youngsters passing. As a mother, I endured the heartache of my own son's near death experience. Yet despite the despair in all of these situations, I have seen firsthand the grace of God. In When Angels Come to Play, I share the story of three children I was blessed with the opportunity to care for during their final days.
Anzacs Betrayed The Story of the 2nd D&E Platoon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Atrocities, Corruption, Murder. The Falsification of History. May 1969, the Vietnam War. Don Tate now provides an in-depth analysis of one of the most sordid matters in Australian military history, the deletion of the 2nd D&E Platoon from all the histories of the Vietnam War and his 38 year battle to have it reinstated. It is a story of many parts- but at its heart, it is a story of betrayal.
Navy Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Musician Harry Hovis was promised a posting to the Navy School of Music when he joined up, but ended up as a Seabee in the bleakest, most unpleasant locations imaginable. His reminiscences are sometimes poignant, often hilariously funny and, never lacking in colorful characters completely incapable of performing the roles the military had assigned them.
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
Angels on My Shoulders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by NewsHooks 2 NewsBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Canadian author Catherine Anne Ball shares her pain and triumph over years of abuse by her father within a fraternal social system that still abuses children.
Messages from Jesus and the Transpersonal Realms: Journals of Out-of-Body Experiences, Akashic Record Readings, Past Life Regressions and Apparitions
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 89,860. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Messages from Jesus and the Transpersonal Realms is the record of a soul seeking eternal truth. It is also a precise report of messages the author received in the course of his spiritual journey. Taking the form of an abbreviated autobiography, this volume records several crucial years in Craig Kelley's life. It can serve as a signpost for other seekers--a guide to their own spiritual progress.
Bobby Troughton and the Kendal Otter Hounds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This book attempts to tell the story of Robert ‘Bobby’ Troughton, 1835-1912, and his reknowned pack of Otter Hounds, using material written at the time. Bobby was a remarkable man. In a time of poverty and hardship, he achieved fame but not perhaps great fortune, leaving a legacy of the buildings and bridges he built which are still visible in Kendal today.
Einstein: Top Truths and Lies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was Einstein a great genius or plagiarized his discoveries? (all of the polemics involving physicists who accused Einstein of plagiarizing Poincaré. Is it true?) Was Einstein religious or atheist? Did Einstein helped build the atomic bomb? (this book the backstage from arms race between the United States, Britain and the Nazis for obtaining the atomic bomb).
The Hero Among Us: Memoirs of an FBI Witness Hunter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Jim Ingram is to the FBI what Elliot Ness was to the Treasury Department—a larger-than-life symbol of American justice, a Klan-busting crime fighter who was involved with some of the highest profile FBI cases of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.
Bye-Bye America: I've Found a Better Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The title of this book means what it says — I say “goodbye” to living and working in America. I had indeed “found a better home” in a country (Canada!) where the academic position I aspired to at that time was available. Hence, what I have done by writing and publishing this book is to unofficially—but literally in many ways—publish my “goodbye” to the country of my birth.
Endurance: A German Tale from the World War Era
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Nicole Carter. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Endurance: A German Tale from the World War Era is the memoir of Peter Bowman, raised in 1920s-1930s Germany. His story is told as recalled during his twilight years, through the eyes of a philosophic mental health professional. Endurance is a reflective tale of rebellion against conformity, in a time when conformity was the best strategy for survival.
From Suffering to Triumph
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I have been privileged to read the draft of this wonderful book that was so close to my heart and I am trying my best to provide my impressions of this book and her writer in a short passage. The book begins about life of an ordinary innocent little girl in a strict and suffocative Rumania’s communist environment.
Playing with Toys
Price: Free! Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Playing with Toys is a collection of 13 stories from various authors that all center growing up with our toys. They range from stories about different types of toys to collecting as a kid, playing with toys outside and about the adventures we made up while playing with our toys.
Belonging
Price: Free! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
Smell the Blue Sky: Young, Pregnant, and Widowed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The day Valerie found out she was pregnant with her second child was the day her husband died. Smell the Blue Sky won the BRAG Medallion Honoree award in 2014 for Best Self-Published Books.
El humor de Borges
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
El autor, amigo y colaborador de Borges, reúne aquí episodios en los que Borges despliega un humor radiante y una ironía puntual, a modo de antología de la inteligencia y la gracia de uno de los escritores que más y mejor enriqueció la literatura del siglo XX.
Blou Erfporsie - Van Isilimela tot Stilbaai: 'n Lewensreis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: Afrikaans. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
Dis 'n lewensreis wat begin toe 'n seuntjie impulsief beloof om 'n sendeling te word, as die Here tog net sy oog sal laat ophou pyn. En die dogtertjie wat viooltjies verkoop vir haar sendingbussie. 'n Skip wat strand, en 'n noodoperasie wat Isilimela se hospitaal inwy. Smiles en sy donkerkop-bruid. Agt kinders... en 'n 94-jarige ouma met 'n olifant aan die hand. Dis 'n merkwaardige storie.
From Then To Now Edited Version
Price: Free! Words: 139,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In this True Life Adventure, you will meet Rebazar Tarzs, a RealGuide from the secret part of Life. You as the reader will find yourself moving into new vistas and ethereal worlds of magnificent beauty, beyond what you can imagine for yourself. In Unseen Universes, there is a TruReality so Real, that it would definitely seem as though it could not exist at all. www.duanethegreatwriter.info
Glass Half Full
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
How to Know - Spirit Music - Crazy Wisdom, Shamanism And Trips to The Black Sky
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
This is a memoir of a musician from Dundee, Scotland who began exploring spiritual energy before his teens when he embarked on a lifetime journey of connecting spirit through music. Ken Hyder’s musical explorations took him through over 30 albums of jazz and various ethnic musics. The spiritual path included encounters with Japanese and Tibetan Buddhist monks and finally, in Siberia with shamans.