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Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his spirit, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
Bible Figures You Should Know (Volume One)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This book helps you understand the Bible at a deeper level, but presenting some of the most famous characters as biographies. The following people are profiled: The Apostles James and John, Saul of Tarsus, Judas Iscariot, and Noah This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Inspiring Sports Stories: Four Athletes That Inspired a Nation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Some athletes play the game…and some inspire the game. The four plays profiled in this book were part of the second group. This book profiles the following athletes: Jay Moriarity, Jackie Robinson, and Rinku Singh and Dinsesh Patel. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Musicians That Changed Sound: Profiles of Four Musicians That Changed the Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Some musicians make music…and some change music. The four musicians profiled in this book, created sounds that other artists have tried to copy ever since. This book covers the following bands / singers: Brian Wilson, Weezer, Marvin Gaye, and Elliott Smith. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Writers In Love: The Troubled Romances of Literary Couples
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are intense people; but when a writer falls in love with another writer, the walls come thumbing down. This book examines the lives and marriages of three literary couples: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody, and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Fitzgerald. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Liliana Lucia Destination Australia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Based upon the reminiscences of a woman, now living in Australia, who grew up in Malta, Italy, North Africa, Germany, back to Malta and then to England between 1929 and 1949 – twenty years, only a score. Yet it is an historical record of events described as they took place during periods of family crisis and world problems, and as they were observed by that young person.
The Sanity of Insanity: The Fascinating and Troubled Lives of Writers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are complicated beast with troubled minds. Genius doesn’t come without consequences, and the authors profiled in this book, show that the minds behind some literatures greatest works were no exception to this rule. The following authors are profiled in this book: P.L. Travers, Emily Dickinson, A.A. Milne, The Bronte Sisters, and Chalres Bukowski This is a collection; each author may als
Tattle Tales: An Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 39,200. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A group of writers walk into a bar, er…library and then the words really flew! No, seriously, what happens when you get a group of writers together twice a month at their local library? Besides parsing words, it might result in a book like this. Short stories, poetry, memoirs--the Hillsborough County, FL-based SHO Writing Group covers all the bases in their first collection.
The Story Of My Escape
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Historical » General
In 1755, the infamous Giacomo Casanova was locked up without trial in Venice's notorious Leads prison. Over 15 months he battled disease, madness, boredom, grotesque gaolers, bad books and fellow prisoners. This is Casanova's own account of the escape bid that made him a celebrity across Europe, full of his unique wit and philosophy, translated into English in full for the first time.
The Incidental Muslim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
More Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Even more true adventures in the Philippines with pick pockets, scammers, pirate banca captains, dodgy business partners, suicidal scuba divers and a lot more! The highly entertaining add easy to enjoy writing style of the author once again gives the reader excellent value for money in this second volume of Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades!
Stands With Fists: Moving Beyond Psychological and Verbal Abuse
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by Richer Life, LLC DBA RICHER Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Stands With Fists is a raw book about the journey out of abuse without having all the answers. Readers are invited to join the Author in this journey to leave abuse behind so together as a community all can gain empowerment through each other. It does not matter what type of abuse you have experienced: physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or neglect. Debbie Zoub, MSW is a clinical social worker.
Tales Of A Tenacious Tenor
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why aren’t you singing at the Met? You’ll walk in Bob’s shoes through it all – onstage and off. His story is unique in the annuals of opera. You don’t want to miss it.
Look Up To Get Up
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Aiming to break the failure cycle of those who grew up in broken homes and struggle to achieve their own greatness, Rohit always remembers words he was once told earlier in life. We all do fall; it is inevitable. But when you fall, fall on your back because if you can look up, you can get up.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Der Apfel in der Hand meiner Kindheit
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: German. Published: January 20, 2014 by Ebozon Verlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Der neue eBook Roman von der Autorin Karin Will erschienen im Ebozon Verlag
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Prayers for the Children of the Single Mother, is free because single parenthood is not just a story...
Price: Free! Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Paperback available at Amazon! Prayers for the Children of the Single Mother Shes waiting, just hoping her children will be safe and warm before the storms ahead. She must use her strongest faith of only God to guide her children to a new world a life she has always wanted..........
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Nine
Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Day Nine of the Major Marcus Reno Court of Inquiry. Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
An entertaining collection of true life adventures in the Philippines. 25 years of regular vacations & living there as an expat saw the author playing Russian Roulette with a drunken police sergeant, fighting off knife wielding Bini Boys (transexual street walkers) & dodging the crossfire of a drive by shooting while singing Willie Nelson songs in a KTV Bar! By the author of ‘Out of Stock, Sir!’