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At Home Wherever the Road Leads
By Sanda Horeis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Leonard Flachman. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
After a long career as a journalist and communication specialist, Sanda Horeis and her husband, Willie (a longtime educator and guidance counsellor, sometimes referred to as “The German”), sold their home and much of the items inside, gathered all their belongings into a motorhome, and started out on their retirement adventure. As they crisscrossed the country, Sanda wrote wonderfully insightful a
Disguised as a Man: Malachi Martin & Me
By Sally Hawthorne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,140. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Father Malachi Martin, a Roman Catholic priest, scholar and exorcist, was a best-selling author and media celebrity in the mid-1970's. At the peak of his career, a fifty-seven year-old Martin began a disastrous Abelard-Heloise-style love affair with a troubled teenager who had seen him on TV. She now recounts the story of her decade-long romance with the controversial cult figure and pop-prophet.
Life, Dreams and Magical Landscapes
By Kali Amanda Browne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,320. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stories, poems, dreams and journal entries written between 1997-2007 but covering a wider space of time. Its sole purpose: to elevate words to mental images that defined us at different periods of our lives. The use of the royal we here is not conceit but evidence that with every entry a different person can be identified, because we all grow and develop into different people as we mature.
Jonny Kennedy. The Story of the Boy Whose Skin Fell Off
By Roger Stutter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the biography of Jonny Kennedy: The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off, written by his best friend, who's idea it was that led to the successful chan4 documentary of the same name which has won numerous awards, not least an EMMY.
Yes, We Treat Aardvarks
By Robert M Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
He's operated on whales, administered antibiotics to performing lions, barely escaped alive after treating unpredictable chimps, cared for every imaginable household pet. Well-known veterinarian, cartoonist, writer, and leading authority on horse behavior - Dr. Robert M. Miller shares his memoirs of a life filled with all the joys and tragic moments that caring for, and loving, animals brings.
I Make a Lousy Someone Else
By Jeremy Thomas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A biographical narrative of a South African Indian, how he grew up in Johannesburg, and his subsequent emigration to New Zealand. The purpose of this book is to provide future grandchildren with breadcrumbs of the human condition, through the eyes of an everyday man. Writing this has forced me to get beyond the various roles we play and produce a 'real' book.
A Cowboy Named Emmet: A Death Song of a Son Who Missed the West
By Sam Edwards
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by XSG Media. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A Cowboy Named Emmet is a book about a cowboy who saw the early to mid-20th century changes that came to the west he loves as the California he was raised in becomes fenced in.
Sweet Memories: Tears of a melody
By Stella Mpisi
Price: Free! Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After the simultaneous death of her parents due to a car accident, ten year old Stella and her two sisters are orphaned. About a year after the tragic loss, Stella and her younger sister are taken illegally and by force, by a maternal uncle, out of South Africa and are brought to a foreign country where they suffer both emotionally and physically for nearly six years...
Sala - More than a Survivor
By Marsha Casper Cook
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This is the touching and inspirational story of Sala Lewis, who at age ten was left alone to wander the streets of Poland after her family was taken away by the Nazis. Sala had been out with her friends and came home to find her family gone and the apartment where she lived sealed off. Everything she possessed was no longer hers. She had no family, no clothes, no food, nothing ...
The Boy Died In Vietnam
By Don P. Bick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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A raw portrayal of Don’s experience during the Vietnam War, dealing with dead and dying children. He exposes his soul discussing events in his life while coping with PTSD issues, not knowing for 40 years that he was suffering from the disorder. As conditions worsen he moves into a tent in the woods. Through treatment he returns to Vietnam and in a matter of a few months his whole life has changed.
Dragonfly Wings for Emmalee
By Steve havertz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The cancer was taking its toll on her frail body. Smiling proved difficult on that summer morning for what were to be our last photographs taken together. A dragonfly appeared and hovered directly above her head. She giggled. “I can feel the wind of its wings on my head. It tickles.” A tiny dragonfly lifted her spirits that day. Her story will strenghthen, teach and inspire.
The Corner
By Jerry Hammer
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was Sunday, December 7, 1941. The boys and girls that hung around The Corner in Brooklyn were about to embark on an adventure. They were about to grow up. These were tumultuous times, which shaped the future of the colorful and sometimes humorous characters who lived near Sammy’s luncheonette on The Corner. Sterling Place became known for the numerous gold stars hanging in its windows.
When Real Life Begins
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A vibrant woman tells how, as her actor husband fights for his life, the closer he gets to death, the more powerful his acting grows...while in this turmoil, she discovers her passion to produce theatre. True play of Claire Higgins and Kricker James. “Tour de force. Thrilling.” PLAYS INTERNATNL “Unforgettable. You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES
Just A Misdemeanor Or Two
By LaVall McIvor
Price: Free! Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir covers 11 years of my life between the ages of 13 and 23. During my teenage years I was an out of control juvenile delinquent with little supervision, living in my little protected community in Southern Oregon. I had no regard for anyone except myself, uncaring of others feelings. When I graduated high school it was like a slap in the face when I had the draft facing me.
Uncover Immeasurable Wealth: How Sales Mastery and Bold Financial Planning Can Help You Achieve It
By Danny Lim
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Sales
'Salesperson Extraordinaire' Danny Lim opens up about his difficult childhood in which abuse, abandonment and betrayal were predominant themes. He shares in this book, powerful tools in the form of his experience, knowledge and insight of more than 20 years in the insurance and financial planning industry, to help you travel far and well in your chosen career path or even your personal life.
Highlights
By Around the World Publishing LLC
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Highlight stories, Life cameos, German, Brazilian, American the heritage of a life time. I found the the USA the country I love.
Interludes
By Richard F. Challis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author spent a month's holiday each year staying with his grandmother in rural Suffolk from the time he was ten to when war broke out when he was fifteen. This is a collection of six true short stories only totalling about 5700 words in which the author is able to capture the society and atmosphere of 1930's country England, and convey images of a bygone era.
House of Goats
By Tammy Owen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Wyrd Goat Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Five acres, a couple of goats grazing in the pasture, with chickens pecking around a bountiful garden .... It sounded like heaven to city girl Tammy Owen. What she found instead of heaven was life.
Astoria Story
By June Volz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You cannot eat, you have no money. You cannot pray, you don't believe anything anymore. You cannot love, you're too busy surviving. What do REAL people do when their world falls apart? They move to Astoria.
Imani Means Faith
By Imani Morales
Price: Free! Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Imani Means Faith is the true testimony of a Nuyorican woman: Imani. This testimony is one of much pain, loss, faith, hope, and love. Imani Means Faith is based upon the life of one woman in America - yet, her voice is the echo of millions around the world, today. Imani's testimony is real, raw, passionate, and an all-together beautiful testament of God's Holy Hand upon one of his children.