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Please eat… A mother's struggle to free her teenage son from anorexia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bright, popular and a star on the rugby pitch, 15 year old Ben had everything he could want. But then food-loving Ben began to systematically starve himself. In a matter of months Ben lost one quarter of his bodyweight as he plunged into anorexia nervosa, an illness that threatened to destroy him. This is his mother's story.
War of the Currents
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.
The Joshua Priest
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by Nepperhan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Since the publication of Joshua in 1983, millions of readers have had their faith transformed by the good news of Jesus’ unconditional love that they find in the writings of Father Joseph Francis Girzone, The Joshua Priest. Here, in this inspiring biography, readers discover the deeply rooted faith that saved Father Joe’s life and made his Joshua ministry possible.
Daniel McGilvary: Pioneer Missionary to Northern Thailand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
When Daniel McGilvary arrived in Chiang Mai in 1867, there was not a single Christian believer. In the 40 years that followed, McGilvary evangelized tireless, made disciples, and planted the very first churches in Northern Thailand. How did he do it? In this short biography, missionary and author Karl Dahlfred recounts the amazing ministry of this faithful nineteenth century missionary pioneer.
Tired of I.T! - How I learned to stop worrying and love the bicycle
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Spend every waking minute staring at a computer screen. Throw in some self destructive habits. Stir. Repeat. This weekly routine nearly killed him. In a moment of insanity (clarity?), Dave Conroy quit his computer job, sold his belongings and, buying a bicycle, set forth around the world. He hadn't been on a bike in nearly 20 years but you never forget, right?
I Married My Cousin!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
The book is a collection of 20 personal narratives detailing experiences both in India and the US and goes back 1000 years to the origins of Sri Vaishnavism (a sub sect of Hinduism) to the need for creating new jobs in the US during President Obama's 2nd term. I married my cousin! is one among the 20 narratives and looks at the trend of cousin marriages among South Asians from a medical and legal
Um Sonho de Vida
Price: Free! Words: 10,670. Language: Unknown language. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Para que você me entenda, sou Kátia Santana, 30 anos, portadora de paralisia cerebral. Esse quadro me torna susceptível a momentos de alegria e tristeza, pois me encontro limitada fisicamente na minha cadeira de rodas, um péssimo automóvel.
Ritratti di italiani in tempi di elezioni
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: Italian. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Brevi ritratti di elettori italiani incontrati in volantinaggi, raccolte firme e altri momenti di campagna elettorale vissuta sul territorio, che anche nell’era delle reti sociali si rivela un metodo insostituibile per tastare lo stato di un Paese. Spero di aver restituito fedelmente la realta' di persone e storie che sostiene il cammino delle idee in generale e della politica in particolare.
The Mission of Grumpy Butt Code Name Smilie Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this short memoir follow my interactions with a gentleman who trudged through my world five days a week for three and a half years. Discover the change in both of us that a daily dose of kindness created.
The Antisocial Manifesto: A Novel Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 60,390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
"Riveting! Shocking! The Antisocial Manifesto (revised edition) is a gripping novel that follows the life and times of Antisocial Personality Disorder from childhood into adulthood. It's a book of abuse, frustration, rejection, drug & alcohol addiction, alienation, sadness, manipulation, humiliation, crime, death, hate, sarcasm, humor, insight, redemption, and strangely enough, love. Enjoy!
Paul McCartney: Carry that weight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Paul McCartney: Carry that weight, takes a snapshot of the afternoon Paul McCartney made the final decision to quit the most beloved band of all time, and imagines the thoughts and feelings behind it. The comic is inspired by the famously frank press release that came with his debut solo album and confirmed the end of The Beatles, and the end of his partnership with John Lennon.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
The Fishing Trip That Never Was
You set the price! Words: 3,920. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was summer 2012, It had been raining for months and I was bored, I wanted to go on a fishing trip. So I answered an ad I found on the internet and ended up going fishing with two strangers in a rather dodgy fishing boat. This is the hilarious true story of what happened. This story is ideal for a quick read on the train or on a daily commute to work
We Love Jenni
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“We Love Jenni,” is a frank and revealing biography of the late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera written by The New York Times best-selling author Marc Shapiro and journalist Charles Vazquez that goes behind the scenes to tell the riveting story of the iconic Latina, who was killed last December 9th in a plane crash in Mexico.
Mr. Joe: Tales from a Haunted Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Do you believe in ghosts? Joseph Barnett didn’t until he became a school custodian in a midlife career change when working nights in a school, he’d be forced to confront his darkest fears. "Ghosts are part of my story," says Joe. "After you’ve seen one ghost, after you’ve looked a couple in the eye like I have, you believe. But that is just the half of my story…not all of my ghosts were dead."
Section 6: a memoir of family, football and fandom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A memoir of family, football and fandom celebrating the sixty year romance between the Garsons and the Cleveland Browns.
The Convenient Wife And Lessons Learned
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This first part of a four-part book)covers the first 15 years of my marriage. It is not so much about me as it is about him. Before marriage, this man was so sweet, so appreciative and so grateful. He knew all the nice words too. After marriage, he lost all those vocabularies and the transformation of his character was out of this world.
He Did What??!!?!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mike Leggero is one of the most interesting people around. If you share the theory of enjoying life and spreading comedy and happiness then you will love this book. His adventures impact people all over the planet. This book is a collection of short stories that will make you laugh, and shake your head in disbelief all at the same time.
Hear Through My Ears
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 30,630. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Hear Through My Ears is a motivational story of a young woman, Tara, who faces the challenges of growing up "hearing impaired" in a hearing world.
One Silken Thread: Poetry's Presence in Grief
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Lee Scheingold’s rich, painful intellectual and personal journey—following the death of her husband—is described from viewpoints that have informed her life: psychoanalysis, clinical social work, Buddhism and family medicine. Yet it is poetry that is the connecting thread, beginning with the Russian poems which she studied in college. Turning to poetry allowed her to face her grief and a new life.