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Dave Maynard Spin, The
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by Rosstrum Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Dave Maynard spent nearly 50 years in broadcasting. This book contains humorous and historical recollections of his career. Included are interviews with many legendary entertainers and political figures as well as stories gathered from his travels as leader of the first tour groups ever allowed into Russia and China. He also hosted what is referred to as the forerunner to Star Search.
A Tough Cookie Christmas: a true tale of sobriety, the holidays and baked goods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Playwright and blogger Sean Paul Mahoney recounts his first holiday season sober. With a biting sense of humor and a ton of baked goods, can this former hot mess survive "the most wonderful time of the year"?
Helen: A Psychic Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling, Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
This book is a memoir of Helen Gilman, a long time resident of Boulder, Colorado. She was more than 90 years old when she died. She was deaf for most of her life and worked as a psychic reading the tea leaves of thousands of residents during the many years of her practice. This book contains many remarkable stories telling of Helen's uncanny ability to see things invisible to others.
The Orange Trees of Baghdad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this “powerful and important book” (Vancouver Sun), Leilah Nadir uncovers her lost roots, in the Iraq her father left behind decades ago. In the brutal aftermath of the invasion, a surprise reunion brings east and west together. Orange Trees won the George Ryga Award; Naomi Klein called it “Lovingly woven together … reminds us that Iraq is not just a war; it is a country.”
Adventure on Minimum Wage
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
One of my all time favourite adventures was hitchhiking with a friend around outback Australia for less than $5. We covered over ten thousand kilometres. We were often hungry, tired, dirty and happy. This adventure taught us to give up control and to appreciate every single day as if it was our last.
Lost in Superior
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Parents worst fears are realized when their two children go missing in Lake Superior Provincial Park.
On my way to Samarkand - memoirs of a travelling writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by infinity plus. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Kilworth is a varied and prolific writer who has travelled widely since childhood, living in a number of countries, especially in the Far East. His books include SF and fantasy, historical novels, literary novels, story collections, children's books and film novelisations. This autobiography covers family history, travels and his experiences in publishing. 'a master of his trade' (Punch)
My Via Dolorosa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by NovaStorm Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
He was neglected, abused and abandoned. He grew up and became a cheater, a liar, a thief, an alcoholic, a drug user, a fornicator. He rejected God. He lost all hope. He sought death. Instead, in the middle of the desert, he found God. Read the true story of one man's journey of darkness, despair.. and salvation.
America Redux: Impressions of the United States After Thirty-Five Years Abroad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1976 John Walters left the United States in search of adventure and literary inspiration. He lived for many years in India, Bangladesh, Italy, and Greece. Finally, faced with the economic catastrophe in Greece and the lack of opportunities for his sons, he returned to the land of his birth. Without home, without job, without resources, he confronted his own country as if for the first time.
Recollections of a WW II Coast Guardsman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
A series of short stories recollected by Jim Jesson who served in the US Coast Guard in World War II. These are actual events in Coast Guard history with the dates, places, and statistics recalled to the best of Jim’s memory. Identities, names and places may be changed.
Coming Together
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
Organic Community
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stu Strang was a minister in the confines of organized religion throughout the late eighties and most of the nineties. Along that journey, he became increasingly aware that not only was the institution of religion not helping to facilitate the LOVE COMMANDMENT of Jesus, but was actively working against it.He saw religion as a cloaking device designed to take innocent people into a cheap imitation.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
A Hairdresser's Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hairdressing: an act of transformation. We search for the right hairdresser. Telling them stories about our lives that we don’t share with everyone. They become the keeper of our diary. Sometimes we wonder what the world looks like from their eyes.
A Broad Abroad in Iran, An Expat's Misadventures in the Land of Male Dominance
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It’s July 1977, in Esfahan, Iran, one year before the bloody start of the revolution, and two years before the U.S. Embassy take-over, when expatriate Dodie Cross finds herself in a strange world, some­where between the Old Testament and the Space Age. Her life takes on twists and turns as she tries to acclimate to the soaring changes in temperature and altitude, culture and attitude.
Memoir of an Entrepreneur 'Chasing Ambition'
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I am a dreamer, one who believes in reaching for the stars, every creative opportunity I have. Memoir of an Entrepreneur 'Chasing Ambition' depicts a first hand accounting of a life in the fast lane serial entrepreneur. The life of challenging the odds to chase down one's dreams.
The Cathy Harris Story: A Whistleblower's Victorious Journey to Justice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Courage is that rare trait that requires the unusual strength to do what is right - not what is popular in the face of personal harm and at great risk. Susan B. Anthony had the courage to guide thousands of women through that era of U.S. history when women were treated as second-class citizens despite the threats to her personal safety.
The Soulshard Chronicles - Book 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Imalion Soulstone grew up in Midpas. He was part of a noble family; his father was the lord of a town and its surrounds. But his life has just turned around.
The Soulshard Chronicles - Prologue
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This book is a taste of Imalion's journey – the "backstory", if you like. Luke decided to write Imalion's story back in February as a project to push his writing forward, and somehow he managed to get tangled up in the boy's life. Now he has two planned compilations of posts. This is not a full compilation; rather, it is a teaser of what is to come.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.