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The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 1)
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Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains 250 stories about good deeds, including this one: Some children are incredibly nice. A boy named Jacob made his mother a glass of strawberry-flavored milk. He left it in the refrigerator along with this note: “Dear Mom, This is for you, I understand how hard you work, and I know you love strawberry milk so, I made this for you. :) Jacob.”
Without Sight but Full of Vision
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,580. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his youth, singer/actor Mario Bonds was hit with blindness, abuse, abandonment, homelessness and more, but still succeeds. A memoir of inspiration and fight.
Average Joe: An Autobiography of a Working Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many years ago we gave my parents a computer. When they asked, “What will we do with it?” we suggested that they write their life stories. This is Dad’s life story, in his own words.
Mrs. Levitt's Class
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Price: Free! Words: 26,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
• Mrs. Levitt’s Class is a group of people who were students of Phyllis Levitt’s during her career at Dover High School. The basic premise is: Hey, we’re not 17 anymore, so maybe we can recognize some of the things she taught us—and take a moment to say thanks.
Gone Critical
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Gone Critical" is the story of real events that took place several years ago when I fell into a coma.
A Life in Perspective
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Jewish adolescent of 16 years escaping from Nazi Germany, landing in South America poor and unknowing the local language. Enjoying an happy family life until disrupted by cancer of family members and his own. Looking back on his long life, though full of tragic and hilarious experiences, he judges: “Yes, it was worthwhile!”, last but not least due to his regular practice of Meditation.
Seoul Survivor; Gangnam Style - A Viral Phenomenon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Psy, the K-Pop singer who became an international star overnight, is on a World tour on the back of 'Gangnam Style'; this decade’s version of the 'Macarena.' “The mindset of this dance is to dress classy and dance cheesy,” Psy (the man behind “Gangnam Style”) told Ellen DeGeneres. But there is also hidden a serious message of inequality and irrational exuberance in those Korean lyrics.
Hanging Out in Paris and Hollywood "The Turbulent Journey of a Filmmaker"
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Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Two CIA agents are shot dead outside the CIA headquarters in Langley by a Pakistani man Aimal Kansi. The story had hit the world news headlines. A filmmaker living in Paris sets out to make a film on this story, and aims to expose the truth beyond the news. He goes to Hollywood where the unexpected happens. And soon his life turns upside-down... A quest for idealism...
Early Retirement; The Real Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,660. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Retirement is a strange culture and way of life compared to a working life. People have different values. For instance the work ethic can be a handicap. This book provides 18+ years of insight and humor into this social environment. See the attempts of this very early retiree to have fun by motorhome travel, travel eastern North America by boat, wintering in Florida and various other challenges.
Steven Truscott: Decades of Injustice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Imagine being a 14 year-old boy who takes a classmate on a bike ride one spring evening. In the days to follow, the classmate is found dead and you stand accused of rape and murder.
The Esther Vice House
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
During the Spring of 1929, a terrible accident changes the life course of Esther Clark, a young teacher in rural Indiana.
Girls Succeed: Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Careers
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An interactive e-book filled with dreams and passion to inspire, entertain, and empower girls. Fifteen remarkable career women in a variety of occupations share their stories about their work and the path they took to become successful in their careers. A separate Reader's Guide for Girls Succeed is available to help develop units for teachers and homeschoolers.
The Right Thing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
This is a true account of a four-month period in Dr. Banting’s life, where she was faced with a life or death choice after lodging with strangers she “met” on the Internet. Dr. Banting highlights the plight of the forgotten who suffer silently in homes that could be in your neighborhood.
Have You Ever Considered Modeling? This Is My Scam Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Somehow on my way to pursuing a modeling career I got scammed. Now I am sharing my story to help raise awareness of how easy it is for aspiring models to be tricked.
Closed On Tuesdays
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Series: Travel Memoirs. Price: Free! Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
Living the dream! For many Australians that dream is travelling around this great land of ours. How much better if we can take the comforts of home with us? That's just what my wife and I did. We bought a caravan to take with us on our journeys. Some people thought we were mad; others would have loved to be bold enough to do the same thing. Come along, strap yourself in and join us.
Going Bare!
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Price: Free! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(2.00 from 1 review)
I have always wanted to try naturism and in August 2012 I got my wish as my terrified wife and excited kids joined me as we went to a naturist resort in southern France for a few days. This book offers a light-hearted look at our first family holiday in five years, when I persuaded them to go bare in public for the first time.
John Lennon: Music, Myth and Madness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Arguably the most famous musician of all time, John Lennon was enormously successful when it came to selling records and filling concert halls, but a failure in certain aspects of his private life.
Marjorie Klemp: Her Spiritual Journey Through Service
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Marjorie Klemp is petite, standing only five foot one in height. She could be anybody’s grandmother, but she is a spiritual giant and an adventurer at heart. Learn about Marjorie’s past lives and amazing journeys. Stitching these experiences together is what Marjorie calls the Golden Thread, the spiritual flow that acts through persons and events to bring greater love and freedom into the world.
The Life and Times of Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Nathaniel Hawthorne is considered one of the greatest American authors of all time; you know his work, but what about his life? Find out about the life and times of Nathaniel Hawthorne in this short work.
The Life and Times of Kate Chopin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Kate Chopin considered one of the forerunners of feminist authors; but little has been wrote about her life. This book looks briefly at the life and times of Chopin.