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Raising Autism by Julie Bechtel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Psychiatric disorders
Take a walk with me as this diary gives you a brief look inside the life of a family whose world has been turned upside down when their young son is diagnosed with Autism. Find out useful information about ASD and the struggles an ordinary family faces as they learn to deal with ASD.
The Pendulum Strikes Three by Ruxandra Duca
Price: $9.21 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Could you outsmart the devil, if he were within you? ‘Ah, angel! He told you a story of saints,’ the fantasm finally shouted, its voice suddenly accompanied by the growls of the throbbing cosmos. Vibration increased until the angel’s ears bled. ‘I’ll tell you a story of beasts!’
Embracing Quincy, Our Journey Together by Katie Marsh
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Pregnancy and childbirth, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when you're told your baby will not live? And if by some miracle she does live, she will be extremely disabled? When a high-tech ultrasound at 22 weeks revealed that Quincy may have a rare genetic disorder called trisomy 18, the Marsh family was given a choice: to terminate or to continue Embracing Quincy.
The Fly at Fifty: The Creation and Legacy of a Classic Science Fiction Film by Diane Kachmar & David Goudsward
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Complete with reminiscences from the film's star, David Hedison, this book covers the history and legacy of this seminal science fiction film, The Fly.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer, A Peace Corps Memoir by Anita Pauwels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
How It All Happened — The Raw Truth by Samuel P. Holloway III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
You know my cycle, something good is always followed by something bad. If being molested, beaten by my mother and brother, finding my real father, being shot, raped, stabbed, escorting and almost killed by someone that was in love with my husband wasn't enough, my ex publisher was trying to fuck and extort me throughout this entire process — literally.
God Is Not Pixie Dust by Portia Bates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“Let me tell you quickly. If I tell you quickly, like ripping a Band-Aid from a scab, I might be less likely to romanticize it, to recount my memories as some jaded love story. It wasn’t. Actually, it was a slaying, a murder to harvest fresh blood.” So begins the beautifully poignant memoir of Portia Bates as she shares her story of deep tragedy and of sweet redemption.
Kid Gavilan World Welterweight Boxing Champion by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The 1950s was an era of great boxing and Kid Gavilan was one of the most talented of the welterweights. He beat Johnny Bratton on May 18, 1951 to win the welterweight title left vacant by Sugar Ray Robinson. This was an era when black and whites did not meet in the ring in states like Florida. In fact Gavilan's bout with Bobby Dykes in 1952 was the first mixed race fight in the Sunshine State.
Diana Inquest: Who Killed Princess Diana? by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 292,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive, evidence-based book is the most shocking, revealing, yet factual work written on the 1997 Paris car crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed. It contains strong evidence showing the assassination of Princess Diana was carried out by the British intelligence agency, MI6, on orders from senior members of the British royal family.
Love is on Page 52 by Franziska Surber
Price: Free! Words: 48,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Franziska Surber Geisser describes her happy childhood in Zurich, Switzerland, and her adolescence in Mexico. Later she decides to return to Mexico and improve herself both spiritually and affectively. She has three daughters, separations, quarrels and discoveries to later return to her family in Switzerland. For her, hard-to-understand lessons, are part of life's perfect puzzle.
Jumping Fences, Love and Hazelnut Cake by Jack Braunstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
As a nineteen year old, I mostly experienced fear, except in fleeting moments, when I was overcome with warmth and love. Worried that I was losing my marbles, I set off looking for answers. But not just any answers, I wanted real answers that made sense, and that didn’t require a PhD or hard work. Join me on my life’s journey. I could never have predicted what I’d find.
Deliberate Indifference: A Gay Man's Maltreatment by the United States Department of Justice by J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
A Gay man struggles to retain his vision against the biased officials of the US prison system.
Bi Parchamaan: The Flagless Ones by Hassan Faramarz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,030. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The true life story of a refugee and his family fleeing from the wrath of the government of Iran.
Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Mary Jordan, Kevin Sullivan... Summarized by J.J. Holt by J.J. Holt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This is a Summary of "Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland by Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, Mary Jordan, Kevin Sullivan"... Summarized by J.J. Holt
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek (Japanese Kanji) by Dianne Strong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: Japanese. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes, Japanese readers can now learn about Aisek's life from wartime to his unique legacy.
Sailing with Impunity: Adventure in the South Pacific by Mary E Trimble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A Seattle couple sell their house, buys a sailboat, and sails 13,000 miles throughout the South Pacific.
Inspiring the Art of Living Well by Ernie ZumBrunnen
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Harvey S. Leff. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of short stories written by residents of Willamette View, a non-profit retirement community in Portland, Oregon. The memories and events document happenings in the long personal and professional lives of residents, including childhood memories, remarkable coincidences, a phone call from the White House, analysis of the Nixon tapes, the naming of the Ebola virus, and more.
Final Analysis: The Making and Unmaking of a Psychoanalyst by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » History
He was the rising star of psychoanalysis, an intimate associate of Anna Freud and Kurt Eissler, a member of the Freudian “inner circle” with unrestricted access to the Freud Archives. And then Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson threw it all away because he dared to break the psychoanalytic community’s deepest taboo: he told the truth in public.
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow by Lee D. Goldstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.