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Bye-Bye America: I've Found a Better Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The title of this book means what it says — I say “goodbye” to living and working in America. I had indeed “found a better home” in a country (Canada!) where the academic position I aspired to at that time was available. Hence, what I have done by writing and publishing this book is to unofficially—but literally in many ways—publish my “goodbye” to the country of my birth.
Endurance: A German Tale from the World War Era
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Nicole Carter. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Endurance: A German Tale from the World War Era is the memoir of Peter Bowman, raised in 1920s-1930s Germany. His story is told as recalled during his twilight years, through the eyes of a philosophic mental health professional. Endurance is a reflective tale of rebellion against conformity, in a time when conformity was the best strategy for survival.
From Suffering to Triumph
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I have been privileged to read the draft of this wonderful book that was so close to my heart and I am trying my best to provide my impressions of this book and her writer in a short passage. The book begins about life of an ordinary innocent little girl in a strict and suffocative Rumania’s communist environment.
Playing with Toys
Price: Free! Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Playing with Toys is a collection of 13 stories from various authors that all center growing up with our toys. They range from stories about different types of toys to collecting as a kid, playing with toys outside and about the adventures we made up while playing with our toys.
Belonging
Price: Free! Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Belonging traces Robert Fuller’s personal evolution and suggests that taking one’s questions seriously will lead to a life of meaning and purpose. Accompany Fuller as he meets with “somebodies” like Robert Oppenheimer, Indira Gandhi, Mikhail Gorbachev, David Bowie, John Denver, and President Jimmy Carter, and share in the wisdom he finds in people whom the world writes off as “nobodies.”
Smell the Blue Sky: Young, Pregnant, and Widowed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The day Valerie found out she was pregnant with her second child was the day her husband died. Smell the Blue Sky won the BRAG Medallion Honoree award in 2014 for Best Self-Published Books.
El humor de Borges
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
El autor, amigo y colaborador de Borges, reúne aquí episodios en los que Borges despliega un humor radiante y una ironía puntual, a modo de antología de la inteligencia y la gracia de uno de los escritores que más y mejor enriqueció la literatura del siglo XX.
Blou Erfporsie - Van Isilimela tot Stilbaai: 'n Lewensreis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: Afrikaans. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
Dis 'n lewensreis wat begin toe 'n seuntjie impulsief beloof om 'n sendeling te word, as die Here tog net sy oog sal laat ophou pyn. En die dogtertjie wat viooltjies verkoop vir haar sendingbussie. 'n Skip wat strand, en 'n noodoperasie wat Isilimela se hospitaal inwy. Smiles en sy donkerkop-bruid. Agt kinders... en 'n 94-jarige ouma met 'n olifant aan die hand. Dis 'n merkwaardige storie.
From Then To Now Edited Version
Price: Free! Words: 139,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In this True Life Adventure, you will meet Rebazar Tarzs, a RealGuide from the secret part of Life. You as the reader will find yourself moving into new vistas and ethereal worlds of magnificent beauty, beyond what you can imagine for yourself. In Unseen Universes, there is a TruReality so Real, that it would definitely seem as though it could not exist at all. www.duanethegreatwriter.info
Glass Half Full
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
How to Know - Spirit Music - Crazy Wisdom, Shamanism And Trips to The Black Sky
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
This is a memoir of a musician from Dundee, Scotland who began exploring spiritual energy before his teens when he embarked on a lifetime journey of connecting spirit through music. Ken Hyder’s musical explorations took him through over 30 albums of jazz and various ethnic musics. The spiritual path included encounters with Japanese and Tibetan Buddhist monks and finally, in Siberia with shamans.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the Vietnamese version of a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.
Antologia de Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,420. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
Esta antología presenta una selección de obras de Sor Juana en cuanto poetisa, narradora y escritora de dramas, dirigida tanto a jóvenes como al lector que se acerca por primera vez a la Décima Musa, ofreciéndole una guía introductoria para cada género que la poetisa abordó, de modo que todo el que la tenga en sus manos pueda ver quién fue Sor Juana en cada aspecto de su vida.
Inkslingers 2013: Memoirs of the Southwest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Two Cats Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An anthology of short-story memoirs about life in the Southwest. Twenty-two writers from the greater Phoenix, AZ, area (known as The Inkslingers) share memories from poignant to philosophical and everything in between to give you a flavor of life as they know it.
I Have Asperger’s (I Just Never Knew It)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my life, I knew I was different from everyone else. I was very shy. I had weird eating habits. I was smart, yet immature. It wasn’t until much later in life that I discovered the reason. I had Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism. This is my story of how I dealt with it growing up and the changes I’ve made since my diagnosis. $1 from every book sold will be donated to Autism Speaks.
Memoirs of a Starving Artist: An Itinerant Writer's Journey through an Unconventional Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Memoirs of a Starving Artist" follows the author's quest for meaning through art along with personal stories from an ex-pat life in locations all around the world, from Australia to Tahiti, Estonia to Budapest and beyond. The book also examines what it means to be a writer today with a look at the ebook revolution and the current state of publishing.
Reasonable Malice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A little life lesson involving drug dealers, stolen video equipment, revenge, kidnapping and a pair of Nikes. Kids, don't try this at home. Includes sneak peek of How To Survive When the Bottom Drops Out.
Marko Mihic Memoirs
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Autobiography of Marko Mihic M.D. This is his true story of his life in Croatia through the second world war, his escape from the communism of the former Yugoslavia, his accomplishments in the field of Medicine, and his leadership of The Knights of Malta in Toronto bringing over 100 million dollars of aid to Croatia during its war of independence.
Private Svoboda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the winter of 1944 a 14-year old Austrian boy and his 8th grade classmates are drafted into Hitler's army and sent directly to boot camp. Scared but excited the boys are soon taught to kill or be killed. On the frozen Russian front the boys are soon relieved of any notions of the romantic adventure and herioics of war as they face the brutal challenges to survive another day, another minute.