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The Phoenix of Hotel Freds by Mateo Marquez
Price: Free! Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Whether the resurrection of this unique phoenix can also lead ultimately to his redemption hangs in the balance, and five diversely memorable women have big says in the pitched battle for the soul of Mateo Marquez. It is his distinctive voice we hear throughout, in its insistent allusions, over-the-top tropes, and strangely endearing raunchiness—two parts wise guy and one part pure sage.
Echoes From the Family Kitchen by Frank Calcagno
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The discovery of two hundred letters between his mom and dad during WWII (while serving with the Seabees in North Africa and Guam) leads a son on a journey of discovery 200,000 years in the making. Their story brings him in close contact with Sicily in the 1800s to the American shores, revealing glimpses of Depression-Age America in Western NY to the present.
Under the SS Shadow by Shirley Stephens & Traugott Vogel
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
UNDER THE SS SHADOW is a true story of a Hitler Youth, an SS major's son, who runs for his life in war-torn Europe. He sees his father shot down by guerrillas, rebuilds his life from the ruins, leaves Hitler's SS emblem for another symbol.
Walking on Ice by Emma Stevens
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walking on Ice is the 1st book in a trilogy of memoirs which are part romance and part “girl’s own adventure”. The story opens in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. For adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike
Hustle & Faith — God honors your faith and rewards your hustle! by Marcus D. Wiley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
I am not a theologian! I did not study hermeneutics and homiletics in seminary school. I can’t exegete or eisegete text, but I can read! The bible tells me that faith without work is dead! What I’ve learned is, it will never be your season if you have not plowed. You cannot reap what you have not sown. My experience proves that God will honor your faith by rewarding your hustle.
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment by Mario V. Farina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears by Carolyn Day
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears is the story of retired music manager Ron Eckerman who found love and happiness and then was diagnosed with AML, a fast growing bone marrow cancer. His career included managing bands of the 70's. He survived the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash of 1977 and wrote the book "Turn it up! My years with Lynyrd Skynyrd." He lost his battle with cancer in May of 2014.
Sassy Jane by George Joyner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of one man's brief encounter with the Bermuda Triangle and the events that lead up to why it was so personal.
She's No Turnip by Karen Wilton
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
She’s No Turnip is the true story of a mother’s journey from conception, miscarriages and eventually the birth of her baby and the months that follow. A warm and deeply personal account as the mother shares her memories of a baby born with a chromosome abnormality – Trisomy 18, Edward’s Syndrome.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant by Danielle Hugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life by Tasha Robinson-White
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Tales From Behind The Fitting Room Curtain by Molly Hanger
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Preparing for sales events, tills that don’t work, the last-minute Christmas shopper and customers who take their prayer mat into the fitting room... Just a few of the day-to-day challenges of working in retail. An amusing account of life from the other side of the curtain. For those who work in retail – and for those who just love to shop.
Like It’s Fate To Be Teaching by Esther Chen
Series: Surfing the waves of education. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Teaching is a calling. From where I know not. May be if I find the person doing it, I will go after him with a hatchet. What's he doing any way? This ain't no walk in the park. Any way, this book is about teaching and why I got in it. The weird buzz we get from drinking and the hangover we suffer after that? I must be on something then.... and its dealing with the hangover now.
Prattleings of an old man! by Feather With Spots
Price: Free! Words: 33,520. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(4.00 from 1 review)
PRATTLEINGS OF AN OLD MAN! (Volume I - Things I Remember About My Life As A Military Officer’s military BRAT.) Yep, this is a collection many short tales of places I’ve been to and things I have done. For the simple reason of security I have intentionally renamed some of the people or have simply forgotten their names.
Nichijo: The Testimony of John Provoo by John Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In 1940, John David Provoo, a young American Buddhist studying in Japan, was urged by the U.S. Embassy to return home. In 1942, as a US Army Sergeant in the Philippines, he was among those captured on Corregidor. After years of POW camps on Taiwan and Japan, he was forced to make propaganda broadcasts from Radio Tokyo. He was convicted in a 1952 NYC treason trial, the decision overturned in 1954.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance by Ken Wachsberger & Bernard Mednicki
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Things My Kids Have Said and Done That Have Amused Me by Rico Rodriguez
Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A lightly edited treasury of quotes, anecdotes, and other memories of a family that always makes me, and I hear others, smile.
Trajectory by Paul Malcolm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.
Swami Soup by Valerie Gilbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Tap dance with Valerie on her raucous journey up steep inclines and down sudden drops with pedophiles, weird witches, day court, night nurses and plain old crazy New Yorkers at her side. Her insight and silliness will tickle your funny bone while lightening your load with irreverent and magical perspectives on the sad, the wonderful, and the inexplicable.