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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.
Don't Hurt Me, I'm a Pastor by William Whitehead
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book is a collection of true stories giving a glimpse into the strange and wonderful life of a small church pastor. With back stabbing parishioners, pressure to put more bodies in the pews and dollars in the plate, local churches stealing parishioners from each other, as well as ministers who get fired for nothing, you’ll find that ministry is not what you thought it was.
Memorias de mi memoria by Mercedes Jimenez de Vega
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Libro que destaca momentos de la participación pública de la autora, una de las importantes activistas del movimiento feminista, su labor profesional y especialmente su vida familiar, que cuenta con detenimiento y sinceridad. Contiene abundante información sobre la cotidianidad y referencias de la trayectoria de su esposo, Néstor Vega Moreno, destacado economista y funcionario internacional.
Brief Overview: Jan van Eyck by Eden Savette
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Have you ever wanted to know more about the Flemish painter named Jan van Eyck? Are you writing a research paper about him, or are just curious as to what some of his most famous paintings are? If these questions peak your interest, then this book is for you! Over 1500 words all about the 15th century Flemish oil painter flowing out of this book.
Biography Series – Jennifer Lopez by Hamoon Ar.
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jennifer Lopez, a.k.a. J.Lo, is a multi-talented and influential superstar. She is an actress, singer-songwriter, record producer, and dancer. Biography, Albums, Films, Concerts, Private Life, Marriages and Relationships, Property and assets, Companies and more… Take a journey with us as we bring you closer than ever to Jennifer Lopez.
Green Fields and Pavements: A Norfolk Farmer in Wartime by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 13. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Henry Williamson (1895-1977), nature writer and novelist, was a farmer in Norfolk, UK, during World War 2. Throughout those years he was writing newspaper articles, to help finance the farm, and Green Fields and Pavements is a collection of the articles that he contributed to the Eastern Daily Press between 1941 and 1944: on farming, the countryside and its wildlife, and literature and art.
Just Call Me Sgt. Mom: A Mother's Journey Into Autism by Sabrina D. Guthrie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine a world where communication is almost nonexistent, where a noise or an environment causes pain or fear, a world unlike the one around us. This is Brianna’s world. Meet Brianna Williams through the eyes of her mother as she opens up about raising a child with Autism. This is their story.