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A Candid Look Inside the Minds of Chinese University Freshmen
Series: Candid Look, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
This is a very candid look inside the minds of Chinese Freshmen in College. They were all asked to write a speech and then give the speech concerning the most important things they learned in class. These are those speeches, corrected only for easier reading and grammar. I hope you enjoy finding out what they think about the world and Americans.
Supper with the President
Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
The Heart of a Hero
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
How do you keep going forward when hope and a miracle are nowhere in sight? From the dust and rubble of Ground Zero on 9/11, Clarence Singleton takes readers on a harrowing emotional journey to hope and starting over. From the jungles of Vietnam, where he was awarded a Purple Heart, to the ash of that unspeakable day in our history, from a hard-scrabble childhood, to a new marriage and the promise
My Personal Journey of Discovery
Series: Journalism, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Discipleship Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1960 my parents moved from Nairobi in Kenya to Cape Town, and I enrolled at the University of Cape Town, with Zoology and Botany being major subjects
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Home Again in Paris: Oscar, Leo and Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A lively, insightful, and poignant memoir about daily life in the France of myth and reality. The book is an inspirational personal journey and a portrait of modern France combining observation, anecdote, and a cast of colourful characters in a rich narrative that takes the reader on an eye-opening adventure into the French soul. Above all, it’s a book about faith, hope and the meaning of home.
Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
Heist and High
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Dane Batty. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
Heist and High is the true story of Anthony Curcio’s decent from a life full of promise as a future football star into the hell of prescription drug addiction, the destruction it caused, and his willingness to do anything- even rob an armored truck- for what he thought would be that one last fix. Only after he turned his life around after prison can he give back to his community and start over.
Boomer Down: From Fast Lane to Crashed Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quintessential Boomer Steve Meltzer was living the limo-licious life of a Mad Men-style ad executive in Hong Kong. Great money, eye-popping travel, blue-chip clients. Teak-paneled suites, top-shelf martinis and speaking gigs all over Asia. When his firm died, he returned, jobless but hopeful, to the US--and crashed. Here is his witty, brutally honest, before-during-after story (some heard on NPR).
For the Love of Beirut
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Queenie, Letters from an Australian Army Nurse, 1915-1917
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Queenie is the evocative, moving and at times entertaining story, told through her letters home, of a young Army nurse’s perceptions of the events, people and places she experienced during the cataclysmic years of the First World War. Queensland’s youngest hospital matron at the age of 25, Gympie-born Edith Florence Avenell, usually known by her nickname Queenie, enlisted in the Australian Army Nu
Oltre il Peccato
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: Italian. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
(3.00 from 1 review)
Qual è il legame tra un’adultera palestinese vissuta nel 33 d.C, e una giovane milanese ventenne alla fine degli anni ottanta? Come può l’incontro tra quell’adultera e Gesù aver inciso sulle scelte di Lucia? L’attualità sconcertante del Vangelo rivive nella storia di Lucia, nel suo amore per Diego, nella sua scelta di portare avanti una gravidanza improvvisa alla ricerca di sé.
Shark Tank Bios
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Go behind the scenes of ABC's Shark Tank and enter the world of The Sharks. Read about their rags-to-riches tales and learn from their mistakes. You will be inspired as you see how these remarkable entrepreneurs have made their fortunes and gained financial freedom. Shark Tank Bios is a must read book for anyone wanting to achieve success in business, personal finances or in life.
Investigative Medium - the Awakening
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mystery, murder, suspense, and a passionately romantic love story set in a time that history forgot. Laine moved to an 18th Century Maryland plantation and found herself suddenly psychic. Since then, life has never been the same. Join Laine as she journeys from her first clairvoyant experience to acceptance of her gift, with the help of the spirit Jannette, a slave she meets along the way.
The High Price I Had To Pay: Sentenced To 12 ½ Years For Victimizing Lehman Brothers Bank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The High Price I Had To Pay is a captivating real-life story written by author Jamila T. Davis, who is currently serving a 12 ½ year prison sentence. Before Lehman’s collapse, Davis was accused of being the 25 year old mastermind who defrauded the bank of millions. But Davis claims the bankers only told half the story!
Life at African Bible University
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Book is a life I experienced while at African Bible University. It has pictures that show you how life can be enjoyable for students.
Bombs and Butterflies: Over the Hill in Laos
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 32,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jo Carroll knew too little about Laos when she stepped off the long boat in Huay Xai. Did you know that Laos is the most bombed country in the world? She didn't. Yet the sight of a flock of butterflies, rising again and again to flutter at sunset, reflect the courage of Laos and her people as they pick themselves up and dares to share their secrets.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Landmarks From Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Landmarks From Home is Miguel Baines' fourth collection of easy-to-read poetry. Miguel's work is simple and entertaining, appealing to a wide readership. In Landmarks From Home, Miguel turns his attention toward the best known and most discussed features of the nearby towns and countryside. With a mixture of humour and objectivity, Landmarks From Home will make readers feel like they're present.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.