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Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay is an insightful, humorous look into the world of two zany housewives who started a cleaning business to fight boredom and bill collectors. The book chronicles some of the people and situations they encountered over the years they worked together.
Living in the Dark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of short stories and some poems written in Africa; some are real and some fictional. Most of them are based on events that happened far below the surface of the earth in a world that is in fact stranger than fiction. They are of random events and thoughts with no particular theme.
Square Peg, Round Hole
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
If you have self-confidence issues or you are bored with your life, or you just think you are boring (let's be honest, that's our greatest fear) then this book is for you. It might give you the vital ingredient of inspiration to do something unusual and be interesting. It might make you realize that the world is an exciting place where anything is possible if you want it enough.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.
George Calls time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sylvia Bainbridge runs the ramshackle George Inn in the Yorkshire Dales with her family and ever-growing collection of animals. From the desperate quest for a working washing machine to the host of colourful characters who visit, Sylvia's days at The George are never dull. But everything might be about to change...
Cleopatra: Evil Temptress of the Nile
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
North Korea: On the Inside, Looking In
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Irish Engineer, Dualta Roughneen, experienced the trials and tribulations of North Korea from 2004 to 2007 as an aid agency worker - keeping notes of his observations and thoughts. In this beautifully written and amusing book, he reveals what life is really like in the 'Hermit Kingdom'.
My Journey - Memoir of a Kung Fu Master
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Join Sifu Austin Goh as he illustrates the historical events of the birth of Wing Chun in London. The journey from student to master and bouncer to bodyguard; using his Wing Chun skills to protect himself and others. Challenges in his London Wing Chun school as well as memories of training with his Master; meeting other famous masters and Bruce Lee.
And The Puppy Dog Chased Its Tail: The Ever Decreasing Circles Of English Education
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nick Evans has been a teacher for twenty years. In that time he has seen teachers constantly denigrated by government and journalists, subject to a perpetual and obsessive demand for change and torture from initiative overload.
Tarantulas Fudge and Altered Reality
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
a collection of raw, funny and loving reflections on life. the author takes us through her experience of boarding school, surviving music teachers, travels abroad, being a tarot card reader, mental health therapist and a hitch-hiking encounter with the mafia, to name a few. I guarantee that karen's honesty and tenderhearted insights will leave you laughing, crying and wantin
Then and Now - Parts 1 and 2 combined
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 43,540. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
“Then and Now” touched the hearts of thousands who testified, “It happened to me, too.” “Then and Now – Part 2” continues Bonnie’s gut wrenching accounts of sexual abuse, physical abuse, substance abuse, exploitation and molestation. Bonnie’s story does not end there. NOW, Bonnie is healed, delivered, empowered and preaching the gospel.
Memoirs of a Young, Black Male Construction Worker: Articles about the Black Male Experience
You set the price! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a series of articles, some historical and some modern, that illustrate the everyday struggles of young black males in America.
The Miracle Baby Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayer
You have a wish and you wait for it to come true. Things don't turn out exactly as you wished. These parents wish for a baby boy and it turns out in a different way. Prayer works and changes things. The baby is alive.
Home for the Friendless: Finding Hope, Love, and Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
The eldest of three in an unconventional family making their way through The Great Depression, Betty narrates this humorous and poignant recollection. Although poor in possessions, Betty's family leads a life so rich in turmoil that it rivals today's sitcoms.
Little Australian Pony Girl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
'The ponies on our farm all get new rugs and shoes long before the people get any new clothes!' so said eight year old Emily to her mother. She was quite right, of course. This is the true story about an Australian childhood, where animals and hard work always come first. From sheep to saddles; rodeos to racing; brumbies to bridles: this is Emily's Australia.
The Extra Mile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Poignant and often hilarious, The Extra Mile tells the inspirational stories of a select group of camp counselors at one of the largest Boy Scout reservations in the nation, where every summer, hundreds of eager, young scouts come for a week, often for their first time away from home.
Dancing in my Nightgown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Married when she was barely 19, Betty Auchard went straight from her parent's home to her husband's bed. She raised four children, returned to college, taught art in public school, and became a grandmother, published artist, a retiree and then a widow.
Slowly by Slowly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,610. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
Growing up in a small Mississippi town Patrick dreamed of being a missionary to some exotic far away place. Through a series of disappointments, illness and heartbreak he was compelled to follow a narrow path. This would-be adventurer was being called to die to himself and live in Christ.
Finding China
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
Finding China is Gabriel Bates' first digital mini poetry chapbook. Short, direct, and only 20 poems long, this collection is deeply personal and as visceral as prose gets.