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The Invisible Friend
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
The Invisible Friend is Travis' journey through many different mental health diagnosis. You'll meet Travis and his invisible friend Seth in this book that gives valuable insight into the mind of someone living with mental illness. Travis shares how Seth helped him through some difficult times but also got him into trouble. Come meet Travis and Seth in this short, sweet, and simple book.
My Life With Autism: Two Book Combo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / adolescent
My Life with Autism is my journey through living life with Autism. At the age of 28 I've just learned that I also have Schizophrenia. Living with both of these interesting syndromes has made me a stronger person. In this book you will get two books combined into one. This book serves as a guide book for teaching social skills to children, teens, and young adults on the autism spectrum.
Night Rain: On Bad Jobs and Bad Bosses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Statistics show a majority of Americans hate their jobs. This is a work memoir about my life in the work force that encompasses over 40 years. I've worked as a temp, in clerical work, in restaurants, and miscellaneous tasks. I was a Jehovah's Witness, which had a major impact on my life.
Horse & Dog Adventures in Early California: Short Stories & Poems
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Karl Beckstrand. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Animal, nature, and outdoor stories (mostly autobiographical) set in the early 20th Century when people worked on--and were sustained by--the land.
I Missed the Spring
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kaila’s life is transformed by a mood disorder after her wedding to David. She awakens on her bridal bed proclaiming she has conceived the Child of Peace that she is a prophet and privy to the reality of Universal Peace. After months in a psychiatric hospital suffering from extreme mood swings. For twenty-five years, medications dull her mind Then, miraculously, Kaila experiences a reawakening...
Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.
Alexander the Great's Horseman's Spiritual Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,640. Language: British English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
A spiritual journey taught by horses. Krystina Kellingley, Axis-Mundi and Our Street Books. I really enjoyed this book. It painted family life vividly, with folk lore, mythology and wonderful stories. 2nd book by Scotland’s horsewhisperer, Peter Neilson. Nod a mentally traumatised horse. Quizzy who in a past life had been Bucephalus, Alexander’s famous warhorse, he had been Alexander’s Horseman.
Sermons in the Storms
Price: Free! Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Man can learn more from their own experiences than other sources. In his previous years Swami Krishnanand was narrating the experiences and the episodes of his pilgrimage to his visitors. In its mortal Swamiji is not with us but by his writing we feel his immortal and appealing presence with us.
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In a memoir that has been called "heartbreaking and heart-healing," Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "A moving saga." Midwest Book Review
Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
From cramped basements to Las Vegas hotels, follow the journey of a few competitive video game players as professional gaming gained momentum in the late 2000s. This story takes the reader through a formative time in the author’s life, focusing on the unlikely hobby that gave him new purpose in the wake of the murder of his best friend.
The Diary of Anfisa Kramskaya.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: Russian. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
В 1951 года мой сын известный инженер и лауреат Сталинской премии (1948) приобрел участок на берегу Черного моря в поселке Лоо в 19 километрах от центра Сочи.Это история об освоении этого участка нашей семьей москвичей.
Tre ritratti di dittatori: Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: Italian. Published: August 16, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Quando metto a confronto i tre dittatori, vedo soprattutto una comune volontà di potenza scevra da ogni scrupolo, che annienta tutti i nemici, non conosce la morale, la pietà o la cavalleria. Da qui, la fine della libertà per tutti coloro che essi governano, il soffocamento di ogni contraddizione virile, il disprezzo per la masse, la persecuzione dell’intelletto.
Letters To America From Communist East Germany
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state
True Tales of the Roper's Escapades
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Greg McElveen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Terrific sequel to "Fair Chase and Other Tales." Inspiring adventure survival stores of dog sledding on dangerous ice bogs in Alaska and plunging through; Alaska survival in -70 degree weather; Lochasa River Rapid rescue of a blind man in Idaho; Rescue of an unconscious man hanging perilously on a steep ledge in Colorado and much more. For all ages.
Bruised But Not Broken
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It helps to know that others have been where you are. The drug nightmare has so many women in the grip of despair, leaving them with broken marriages, depleted finances and emotional bondages, but there is hope.
BloggyBook Summer Season 2013
Series: BloggyBook, Summer 2013. Price: Free! Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Life goes by really fast. It’s like someone is turning the hands of time and not giving you a chance to treasure each moment we have in life.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol IV, Mae West
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Mae West was perhaps the most unique female actress of any age of films, in that she became the product of her mind’s eye. Neither the film studios she worked at nor her fans created her, Mae did that herself. In no single instance did an actress ever have such power. Mae established a persona of “forever sexy” but she did it solely with the illusion of being sexy.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol III, Jean Harlow
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jean Harlow was widely considered as the reigning sexpot of the golden age of Hollywood filmmaking. She usually played the part either of a tough-talking moll or a prostitute and was every man’s fantasy date. The reality, however, was far different. She was largely indifferent to sex and her looks were actually nothing special. Her story is a sad one and her death was horrible beyond belief.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol II, Joan Crawford
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Joan’s childhood was right out of a Dickens novel. Her mother was indifferent to her, her 3 fathers ran out on her. She grew up alone and friendless, having to work her early years at a succession of menial jobs in order to make ends meet for her mother and shiftless brother. When Joan’s 3rd father began sexually molesting her, Joan was blamed for enticing him and kicked out of the house.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol I, Bette Davis
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bette Davis, despite her lack of beauty and sex appeal, rose up to be a major star. She had lived a rather miserable and unhappy life and most people that worked with her disliked her, and in many cases even hated her. As she grew older, a festering mental illness, a rapid aging, and ongoing physical illnesses made her bad tempered and vicious to virtually everyone.