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The Maister by Jean Scott Borthwick
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean Borthwick and her brother should have enjoyed a happy childhood.Their Father would beat both them for the smallest offence. Somehow both Jean and her brother survived their years of terror to become happy and successful adults, but the shadow of those years will never go away. This is Jean's moving account of a childhood haunted by fear.
Fighting to Function: Tales from British Prison by Stephen G.D Jackley
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compendium of stories and articles written inside prison. This book provides unique first-hand insight into the British penal system, with reflections that have bearing on society as a whole.
A Better Man by Rick Steber
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The true story of one man's incredible journey. This is a powerful story of profit and loss, of weakness and strength, a story of love, forgiveness, deliverance and redemption.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer) by James S. Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.
Parked: My Story Of Living With Parkinson Disease: The First Year Following My Diagnosis by Pdude
Price: Free! Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Illuminated Impressions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
A man diagnosed with young onset Parkinson's disease starts a website and blog detailing his experiences in the course of a year since his diagnosis. The material in this book is from Pdude and his popular blog, as well as some bonus material.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce by Stewart Hawkins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
A Short Biography of the Astronomer Edwin Hubble by Doug West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
Edwin Hubble’s major discoveries in astronomy and cosmology changed our knowledge of our place in the universe forever. His observations and the conclusions from that work resolved an age-old question about the size of the universe. If is for Edwin Hubble and his contributions to science that the Hubble Space Telescope is named.
American Stripper: A True Story of an Exotic Male Dancer by Dion McTavish
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a teenager, Dion McTavish was a nerd. Smart, quiet, and scrawny, he surrounded himself with video games and books. He didn't drink or try drugs and he definitely did not party. But something happened when he got to the University of Florida. He began to work out. Soon, his new physique and a chance visit to a lingerie shop led him to a profession he'd never considered: male stripping.
Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God by Joyce M Lovely
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joyce Lovely grew up in Liverpool during World War 2, her family surviving a blitz which damaged their home and killed two thousand of their fellow Liverpudlians in a week. She and her young friends dreamed of peace and safety, but not as much as they dreamed about ice-cream. A charming memoir of a young woman’s childhood and coming of age.
Elizabeth Barrett of Torquay by Lucy Simister
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Elizabeth Barrett's stay in Torquay was to be catalytic in shaping her output over the rest of her life. The good times - her exposure to the intellectual elite of the day - and the bad times - losing her brother in a boating accident - were pivotal. This book concentrates on her social and domestic life - which gives an intimate insight into the real Elizabeth - the person and the poet.
Sarvashakthante Sakshyapathram by Siby Paul
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Malayalam. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
David, the second king of Israelites, was called as a Man after God's Own Heart. This book tells the story of David as found in the Holy Bible.
You'll Eat Worse Than That Before You Die- An Anthology of Family, Friendship and Food by Kari O'Gorman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
This book is your intimate dining experience with award-winning Australian writers. Taste Tim Tams in Thailand, catch a meal from a window in Cyprus, discover delicate differences in a large family, learn how to wrap bakcang, discover why broken biscuits are so addictive and how to plan your lunch outing at a wake. But most of all, learn why 'the language of love should always be food'.
A Ladder In The Dark: My Journey From Bullying To Self-acceptance by Alan Eisenberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,070. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This true and inspirational story of Alan Eisenberg's life offers a raw and honest portrait of a bullying survivor. Alan's story takes you on a journey that, in the end, leads to recovery and solutions to help heal from the trauma of the long-term effects of bullying. He tried to suppress the childhood trauma brought on by bullying, but has to confront it when anxiety and depression set in.
Cronache di un tumore - la mia esperienza con la malattia by Matteo Celon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un viaggio nella malattia dell'autore, dalla scoperta, alle chemioterapie, fino ai giorni nostri, ripercorso in questo breve estratto della sua autobiografia.
Charles Babbage from the Beginning by Lucy Simister
Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This is a three part story. Firstly Charles Babbage's ancestors through the ages, secondly, his own history - his life as a child and a teenager (and also his family life and his relationship with the remarkable Ada Bryon), and thirdly what inspired him to want to build a computer and his life as an inventor.
Her Finest Hour by Stephen Doster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Her Finest Hour serves as a reminder that freedom isn’t free and that the most unlikely people, including a teenage girl enrolled in art school, can rise to life’s greatest challenges.
Pungent Verbs: Interviews with Genre Writers at the End of the Twentieth Century by Tom Lockington
Price: Free! Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Twelve interviews with writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror, conducted in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Interviewees include Ramsey Campbell, John Clute, Dennis Etchison and Peter Straub. Plus one long article on Huraki Murakami's The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.