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Here All Along
By Lori Osterman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Here All Along is one woman's struggle to leave an abusive marriage, twice. Her struggle through the court system in hopes of finding someone to help protect her and her daughters from her ex-husbands who refused to let go. Her fight to obtain and keep her restraining order three years in a row and finally learning who she could count on to protect her and her children.
The Boy Who Learned to Read
By Mohamud Ege
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Born into a family of nomads in northern Somalia, Mohamud Ege’s life changed forever at five years old when his father was killed by a snake. Thanks to the foresight of a wise uncle, he was sent to school, where he discovered a love of learning. Forty years on, after many adventures and trials, he is a doctor in the UK.
Outside Looking In
By Pete Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Derwent Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life has its price, and one way or another; we will all pay for it. In 1966, I went to see a clairvoyant called, 'Madame Faye.' Her prediction of the death of president J.F. Kennedy brought her worldwide recognition. For me she predicted, “You will be successful with your music, but only after a long hazardous journey, and you'll have to sacrifice everything for it."
It Is What It Is: Systematic Incarceration / Disguised Racism - The Autobiography of Gerald H. Duffy, Jr.
By Gerald Duffy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(3.00 from 1 review)
The most explosive, dynamic, and compelling autobiography ever written from behind the walls of Leavenworth's maximum security federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Pocket Rocket: The Autobiography of Steve Joughin
By Nemesis Publishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
In the late 1970s, before Mark Cavendish was born, a diminuative Manxman with a big heart exploded onto the British cycling scene. What Steve Joughin lacked in stature, he more than made up for with natural talent. An explosive sprinter, he was instrumental in smashing the Eastern Bloc supremacy of the Milk Race and leading British cycling into a golden age.
Another Chance at Life: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Journey
By Leonore H. Dvorkin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
This is the story of my 1998 breast cancer and mastectomy (with no reconstruction). The book deals primarily with the surprising emotional benefits I gained. The five appendices offer a wealth of practical information on risk factors for breast cancer, ways to help prevent it, and much more. "Beautiful, moving, informative, uplifting." "A terrific read – well-written, frank, and honest."
A Montanan's Tales of Teaching and Travelling
By Peggy J. Browning
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir is by Peggy J. Browning. She shares her life vignettes, and her experiences, particularly her dedication to teaching 12-year-olds, a career she embarked on when she was almost 50. It includes the texts of speeches she had presented over the decades to enthusiastic audiences in her native Great Falls, Montana, as well as more recent recollections of her travels around the world.
Luzija's Story
By Kay Wright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A true story of the trials and tribulations of a young girl growing up in war-torn Poland. An in-depth look into the life and times of a true heroine.
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You
By Bernard Boulton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You is a spiritual parable written to illustrate an unknown principle about Divine Favor. In this gripping and personal story Pastor Bernard Boulton shares real life examples of his pain and hurt through life and ministry and gives testimony about the hand of God extending favor to him in pivotal moments throughout his life.
Bryan Adams: A Fretted Biography - The First Six Albums
By Mark Duffett
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,030. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This detailed but accessible biography explores the meteoric recording career of Bryan Adams and his first six albums. Based on the book, of the same name that was first published in 1994, this lightly updated edition explores Adams’ early meteoric recording career, ‘ordinary guy’ persona, and unfolding political commitment.
Knowing Alma
By Susan Pastorius
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Knowing Alma is a vibrant return to the classical American memoir. Susan Pastorius weaves the threads forming the fabric of a loving family and the times she spent growing up with her grandparents that helped to mold her personality and gave her strength of character. She openly and honestly reveals herself, and those around her, in this coming of age tale of her life from ages five to eighteen.
The Town That Haunted Hemingway: The Slip and Fall of Young Ernie's Spirituality : The Gradual Corruption of America's Literary Genius
By David Wyant
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When I say haunting, I mean that in a good way. Unforgettable impressions of Petoskey always persisted in the mind of Hemingway. That's the kind of haunting to which I am referring. This sleepy northern Michigan Hamlet often served as settings and many of it's characters appear in the author's finest works. Probably the most complex person ever to live in Petoskey has been Ernest Hemingway.
Behind the Smile
By Gaylean Maynard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Behind the Smile is the riveting life story of Gaylean Maynard, a Bahamian woman of God whose rite-of-passage conveys the message that God will get in the midst of tradegy and cause triumph.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 5)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 75,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 stories about heroic rescues, good deeds, and kindness.
Call-Red-Major
By Paul S. Medland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
a biography of a emergency trained ambulance man. explaining the reasons for joining the services, the training, and the stress incurred and their lasting effects. not a diary or a copy of a blog, but the real thoughts and feelings experienced when dealing with various scenarios within the national health service, private and voluntary sectors.
Why Fly A Sailplane
By Joseph Dobronski SR.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Extraordinary 11,000 hour aviator, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying gliders in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for all pilots. He tells how he became involved in this fasinating sport as relaxation while working as a jet fighter test pilot for McDonnell Aircraft. He holds two State Records and the Diamond C Award. All proceeds go to the Catholic Missions.
One Girl's Life in Army Basic Combat Training
By Mia Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I never saw myself joining the army. It wasn't even something I'd put on the back burner as a possibility in case my life goals didn't pan out. But after earning BA and MA degrees, I found myself, age 27, hopelessly in debt and working my old part-time job. Worse? I was living in my parent's basement on the spare bed. So I embarked on a crazy adventure... and it all stared in army basic training!
Ho Chi Minh, Johnsy and I
By Tony Lourensen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Follow "Shorty" an Australian soldier, on his tour of duty in the war in Vietnam. No blood, gore or guts in this work - just a collection of simple,fascinating and quirky stories that could only come from one who was there. A soldier's experiences of the ridiculous events and situations in which he found himself. He survives to return to a hostile land and questions himself as to his involvement
Before, With, After, My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family
By Stanley Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
America is certainly the land of opportunity, and perhaps no one knows that better than Stanley Johnson. His life story is chronicled in “Before With After” My Life With The Legendary Jackson5 Family.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
By Bryan Ratushniak
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.