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Unremembered Wings
By Paul Wayne
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Get out!” Looking out on the sweeping lawns of McDonnell’s Methodist Children’s Home in the spring of 1974, eight-year-old Paul Wayne Buras had no idea of the implications those two words would have on his life. That day, Paul’s gruff, abusive father took his three youngest children to the nearest orphanage, herded them to the administration building, and drove away.
The Three Lives of Ged
By John De Roach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ged has lived three lives, each of them quite different from the other two. This is a story similar to any number of tens of thousands of such stories of migrants who have travelled to Australia to make it their home, while still retaining a love of their homeland. It is, therefore, a remarkable story.
The Real Conrad "Black"
By Conrad Gayle
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
The Real Conrad "Black" is a sociological analysis of one's life through the lens of race, faith and popular culture.
Surf Warrior
By Paul Stevens
Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
In this memoir the author recounts his efforts to become a surfer at 65 by compensating his complete lack of sporting talent with sheer determination. Along the way he gets a new body, and a whole new outlook on life. This book takes the reader on the inside track to longboard surfing in middle age by focusing on the journey itself to that first amazing ride.
Never Ever Buy a Yacht!
By Paul Stevens
Series: Steve's LOL!. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
This hilarious memoir touches all bases of what can and does go wrong with yachts at sea! In a fit of madness the Author bought a 45 foot 15 ton ocean yacht to go cruising round the world. This tracks the mind numbing journey between the 2 best days of his life (the day he bought it and the day he sold it).
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 1: International Writing
By Matthew Asprey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,990. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 1 features James Crumley, Lester Goran, Floyd Salas, James Scott Linville, Noel King, Vanessa Berry, Mimi Lipson, Peter Doyle, and poetry by Elias Greig, Pip Muratore, Lindsay Tuggle, Tessa Lunney, Chris Oakey, Fiona Yardley, and Paolo Totaro.
From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart
By Brian D'Ambrosio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Who invented football, bluegrass music, Mr. Potato Head, the Kentucky Derby, Sesame Street and the telephone? If you said Walter Camp, Bill Monroe, George Lerner, William Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Antonio Meucci, respectively, then, you are smarter than this book. The answers and stories, along with 70 others, can be found within. Forgotten American inventors get recognized!
So Long, It's Been Good To Know You
By Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bert Brun’s restlessness has kept him moving all his life from one occupation to another, sometimes in such far-flung countries as Indonesia and New Zealand. He tells of his life experiences, as well as his checkered personal life. He concludes with his take on how life in America has changed over the last 80 years.
Mola mola!
By Glenn Gordon
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The school of enormous ocean sunfish came out of nowhere. 10 feet tall, a couple yards long, and they were possibly the most bizarre-looking creatures I had ever seen. My crewmates could hardly believe it when I stripped down to my shorts, grabbed a mask and fins, and went over the side with a plan to ride one, bronco style.
The Worst Country in the World
By Patsy Trench
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1801 a Dorsetshire widow ups sticks and travels across the world with her five children to settle in a penal colony called New South Wales, then commonly regarded as the worst country in the world. Two hundred odd years later her descendant sets off to Australia to discover the story behind this extraordinary voyage.
Dragons and Butterflies: War With Her Father
By Marie Jensen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
#2 in the Jean Ridgeway series from Marie Jensen. Jean's battle with her abuser becomes a war, & there can only be 1 winner. But in adolescence, she must also face family, boyfriend & school issues, deceit, jealousy, heartbreak & tragedy. In the end, her physical and mental well-being are threatened, as her visions of the future become as heart-wrenching as her experiences of the past & present.
Sir Allen & Me: An Insider's Look at R. Allen Stanford and the Island of Antigua
By Robert Hoffman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,800. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Author Robert Hoffman went to work for R. Allen Stanford in the late 90s to start up a newspaper on the island of Antigua. This book tells the story of the rise and fall of "Sir Allen" and one of the most spectacular financial collapses in modern history. Later convicted of several counts of fraud, the ego-obsessed Stanford will spend the rest of life in federal prison.
The Place
By Jerry McGowan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Is there life after death?  The Place answers this question through the author's personal experiences. The Place is the heartwarming story of two brothers' love for one another as they enter and exit each other lives during their walk together. It's a story of love, loss and healing. “Jerry McGowan, is “connected” to that spirit world beyond." Eagle Man, Oglala Sioux-Mother Earth Spirituality
Angry Blog (Free Version)
By Darren How
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the saying goes, don’t pick a fight with a poet. During the darkest two years of his life, serial blogger Darren How didn’t just get angry… he got mad. He dealt with it the only way he knew how: write. He wrote of business school and the Asian workplace, and couldn’t decide which was scarier. He wrote of love and friendship, neither of which he was sure existed.
The Blue Lady of Ada'Hi
By Libbi Moore
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
tales of visits from "the Blue Lady and other spirits" to our Georgia mountain home.
Words On My Wings, tales from the cockpit
By Tosh McIntosh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Boarding an airliner, have you ever glanced to your left and wondered what it's like up there with your hands and feet on the controls? And are you curious about what it's like flying a tactical fighter in combat? Tosh McIntosh knows. Book One of Words On My Wings, tales from the cockpit, begins the story of an aviator's journey as seen through the lens of personal experience.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow, I've Lost My Damn Mind: A Manic's Mood Chart
By Derek Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Somewhere Over the Rainbow will be the first humorous memoir about bipolar by a member of the Millennial Generation—today’s young adults. More than an account of coming to terms with a mental health condition, it’s a story of being young and feeling lost, dealing with heartbreak and still finding plenty to laugh about, no matter what happens.
Real Estate Millionaire
By Fiona Jones
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 99,600. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
How the top performers in the industry Turnover Millions in real estate. Billions of dollars worth of property is transacted in Australia every year. For most Aussies their home or business is their biggest asset.Learn how the top agents achieve the best results for their clients and how they keep motivated in any market.
TURNS: A Collection of Memoir Chapbooks
By CoCo Harris
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A volume of short memoir chapbooks comprised of compelling narratives. The following authors and titles are featured: Deep Blue: Poems of a Navy Life by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot; My Life in Shoes by Pamela L. Laskin; The Enigma by Gerri Luce; Scenes from My Life on Hemlock Street: A Brooklyn Memoir by Arlene L. Mandell; Learning from Lady Chatterley by Gloria Nixon-John; My Two Years in Priest Corp
Parachute, Pray, or Laugh
By Truman Godwin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Exploits of the New Psychological Warfare Unit (Psy-Warriors) in the Korean War: Join the crew of Psy-Warriors in actual flights as they make military history as a Special Operations Wing of the US Air Force.