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The Best Nonfiction and Storytelling Podcasts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by AA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are so many nonfiction and storytelling podcasts out there, all vying for your attention! How do you know which to choose? Author David Bain listens to more than 24 hours of podcasts per week and shares his research with you, with commentary and details on the top 15 free podcasts in the category. The podcasts, listed with links, should provide you with hours of happy listening!
My Journey from Cat Stevens to Yusuf Islam (The Background Story)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Journey from Cat Stevens to Yusuf Islam (The Background Story) [Reproduced by Cakera Ilham]
A Mishmash of Life
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 85,420. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This new book continues with the life of a sixteen-year-old boy entering into the Royal Navy in the late 1950’s. With humour and touches of sadness, it portrays the reality of life. It will give the reader an insight into the life aboard some of Her Majesty’s ships and establishments – experiences that took place during the years of the cold war
Reflections: Ultra Short Personal Narratives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of flash memoirs and personal narratives featuring the works of new and award winning authors showcasing the art of personal narratives.
U vrtlogu nade
Price: Free! Words: 17,630. Language: Serbian. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Životna priča Radmile Milke Puača iz pera njene kćerke.
365 Surprising and Inspirational Rock Star Quotes
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
We mean it when we say "surprising and inspirational!" Well over 500 pages, this was a bona fide labor of love over several years of picking and choosing not just a quote for every day of your year, but also short, quippy, sometimes stunning bios of over 200 of these guys and gals. Oh, and cool photos! (Especially the one of Ace Frehley, but hey, I'm biased!) Read, dwell, read again!
Seventeen Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This series of seventeen stories focuses on the Barlow family, a family that epitomized the Mormon, polygamous lifestyle. It was led by Albert Barlow, a father of thirty-four children and a husband to three women for over fifty years. The seventeen living daughters of Albert's family here to tell their story. They have seen it all, they have experienced it all.
Bobby Baker Democratic Party Insider, Pimp and Con Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Bobby Baker was Secretary to the Democratic Majority. His rise started in the campaign for U.S. President in 1960. Baker was Lyndon Johnson's right hand man and procured a sexual encounter between German beauty Ellen Rometsch and President John F. Kennedy. Baker set up a call girl ring that operated out of an elite Washington hotel & the Quorum Club. It was frequented by congressmen and senators.
The Book of Barbara: Love and Grief: A Psychotherapist's Journey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
My greatly-loved wife Barbara died recently after a siege of ovarian cancer. She was a unique soul, and I wanted to present her life fully: to describe her many unusual qualities because it is something she deserves, as many who knew and loved her would agree. One might ask, “Why write—or read—a book about this woman?” Barbara’s impact was personal and individual; her way of living rare today.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews in major newspapers. In 1939, she vanished. This long book, compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
Sins Dyed In Blood: The Lost Pirate of Blackbeard's Golden Age
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Edward Robinson was a British pirate who sailed with Blackbeard during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 1700s. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Robinson crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean and the Americas. In 1718, he was captured and sentenced to death by hanging in Charleston, South Carolina. But was he really a murderous sea-robber, and did he deserve his brutal fate?
Running on Two Different Tracks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A quest to become a mother, and a mystery in Italy, take the author to the edge of despair but also to salvation.
Alaskan Troller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ron Merritt has been a commercial fisherman for over 30 years in Southeastern Alaska. Born a landlocked South Dakotan, his journey to becoming a troller is an intriguing narrative on fishing, family, and the Alaskan way. In this rollicking book he shares some of his most exciting, humorous and heartfelt tales, experiences gathered from a life at sea.
Abraham Lincoln: The Formative Years 1809-1841
Price: Free! Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Covers Abraham Lincoln's life from childhood through his twenties in New Salem to his first years as a lawyer in Springfield. The book shows how he used all of his experiences--his story telling, his teaching, his studying, his friendship with the locals, his speeches to prepare for whatever was ahead of him.
Saved By The Bell: Muhammad Ali Champions The Cause Of Freedom
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Exciting Muhammad Ali Biography + More with New Photos & Revelations including Inspirational insights into the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Inspiring stories are told in vivid pictures and short vignettes by author Arnold Beizer. It includes exclusive details of Ali's historic visit to Vietnam on behalf of American POW/MIAs. Some Still Survive > Muhammad Ali Champions the Cause of Freedom!
Collection 5: Social Issues
Series: Love & Other Brave Acts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In the fifth book in the Love & Other Brave Acts series, Diane Lee considers a range of social issues. Part memoir, part social commentary, she contemplates how much the lottery of birth is a factor in determining the path we tread and, ultimately, our fate. Diane opines on a world where social media reigns supreme, yet people rarely turn up to events on time, if at all...
Love Letters From My Mother
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Years passed and as I finally reread the letters I saved from my mother, I relive my teenage years with honest clarity, as if it were yesterday. This is a coming of age memoir written with the hope of finding love lost. I am shocked and disappointed by the outcome ~ but I remain hopeful.
An Unlikely Love Story: A City-Bred Musician and a 'Country Boy' Begin a New Life on a Missouri Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sometimes two people from seemingly opposite backgrounds find each other and build a successful life. Ken Weyand tells how his mother, a city-bred only child who became a musician, met and married his dad, an orphan who was following his late mother’s dream to be a farmer. Ken uses diary entries, old family letters, photos and personal recollections to trace his parents’ unique journey.
Simon Ships Out: How one brave, stray cat became a worldwide hero
Price: Free! Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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When Simon, a mischievous young cat, is smuggled on board HMS Amethyst, his simple life amidst the streets of Hong Kong is transformed into an adventure fit for heroes. Based on the true events of Amethyst’s ‘Yangtze Incident’, Simon quirky yet emotional cat’s eye narrative is sure to move and entertain all who read it.