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Recess Is My Best Subject by Peggy Mastel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What if, in order to survive, you were thrown into a teaching job with young children and no training? Recess Is My Best Subject tells the true story of a professional woman who, after a family tragedy, plunges into the world of substitute teaching in the public schools of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons by Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The true-life memoir of a child star. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons'. Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
The Dunce At The Back Of The Class by Ian Johnstone
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Fiction » Inspirational
William was an unwanted child, mistreated, beaten and mentally abused. He had to learn to look after himself, to stand up against those who abused him, and to become self-reliant emotionally and physically. William’s story is of a child desperate to reach out to someone or something to find an escape from the cruelty around him. It is a story that he has waited more than sixty years to tell.
Nelson Mandela - A Man First by Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 161,040. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nelson Mandela, the most famous prisoner of the 20th century, was a tribal prince, the leader of the African National Congress, the commander-in-chief of a rebel army, and a head of state. But he was, first and foremost, a man. This intimate, in-depth biography traces his life from the rural Transkei to the capitals of the world, revealing the heart-stopping danger of his life as the famous ‘Blac
Thoughts from My Autistic Mind: Book I by Travis Breeding
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Thoughts From My Autistic Mind is the first book in a series of blog entries by Author Travis Breeding. Travis has autism and strives to provide society with an understanding of what living with Autism is like on a daily basis by sharing his blog entries with all of us. Travis gives the reader a detailed look into his mind and emotions as he navigates every day life on the Autism Spectrum.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die by Ernest McIvor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.
This Life of Mine: A Collection of Short Stories by J.E. Gilbert by Sarah Quelland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This largely autobiographical series of vignettes captures the grimness, wildness and unpredictability of an era when times were tough and people were tougher. Gilbert’s simple, yet masterful storytelling frequently leads the reader in very unexpected directions. These human narratives ring with honesty and humor and contribute to preserving a unique part of the past.
The Alchemist of Light: A Biography of Georges Méliès by Osie Turner
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Georges Méliès was the first sci-fi movie director, not to mention one of the worlds’ first movie directors. He made 552 films between 1896 and 1913--nearly all of which are under twenty minutes in length (many are only one or two minutes long.) His films are some of the most imaginative films ever to be directed, even by today’s standards.
Dead Wrong 2: Diana, Princess of Wales by Richard Belzer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
There’s a lot we haven’t heard about the murder of Princess Diana! Belzer & Wayne are back, and with a big conspiracy and cover-up too. This book documents all the factual evidence like it’s never been done before.
In and Out of Arkansas by Donna Mott
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 46,890. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read along as Donna Mott shares stories of her family’s move in 1972 from Kansas City to Brother Adam’s Mountain in Arkansas. Join the family as they learn to live in a very different culture, far away from a town and grocery stores. Donna tells of meeting FBI men, hippies, Jesus, past life experts and former prisoners from Alcatraz.
The Devil Within by Malcolm Alker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In The Devil Within, rugby star Malcolm Alker reveals all about his fiery and at times controversial career. A battler known for his integrity on and off the field, Alker lifts the lid on his own experiences with drugs, alcohol, illegal betting and depression. With a fight on almost every page, this is a frank and brutally honest confessional of a life on the sporting front line.
A Boy's War by John Pratt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A collection of prose and poetry about the Primary schooldays of John Pratt in Bexhill-on-Sea, England, during World War 2, 1939-1944.
Ad Mad by Kevin Somerville
You set the price! Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ad Mad is a collection of humorous stories from the crazy world of advertising. You always thought that those stories about the crazy things that went on in advertising were a bit exaggerated. You’re about to learn that they were tame in comparison to the hilarious things that really happened. During the golden years of advertising things were a lot crazier than what they are today.
The Nashville Bounty Hunters: True Stories About The Team That Captured Twenty Fugitives In Thirty Six Hours by Paul Fowler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,760. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This book is about the history of bounty hunting, the ins and outs of the field, and some personal experiences my team has had tracking, apprehending, and incarcerating Tennessee's fugitives from justice.
Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island by Sonia Marsh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"A suburban family discovers that trading materialism for a simple life on a tropical island helps them reconnect in unexpected ways."
The Novels of Henry Williamson by John Middleton Murry
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 17. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This brilliant long essay by the noted literary critic considers Henry Williamson’s novels up to 1954. Murry's essay remains essential reading for those who want to understand better Williamson’s writings. It is written in a clear, elegant style, while the literary analyses of the novels are its greatest distinction. Murry thought highly of the books making up the Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight.
Libertad interior. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz by Marcela Magdaleno
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Con este libro las autoras se integran al grupo Universal de las confidentes de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, al presentar más que un relato biográfico o un ensayo erudito, la contestación a las interrogantes que inquietan a los investigadores sobre el carácter y temperamento de esta mujer y de las circunstancias en que vivió.
Farah Diba. Los bellos ojos de Persia. Del lujo y el poder a la soledad y el exilio by Monica Glasman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Farah Diba fue la última reina y única emperatriz de Irán, y al tiempo que vivió en el lujo desmedido, el gobierno que representaba sumió a su país en la desigualdad social. Así, ocupó tanto las portadas de las revistas del corazón como los bandos condenatorios a su régimen. Ésta es la historia de su vida.