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Confessions of a Cougar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Romance » General
What would you do with three glorious weeks in England, all expenses paid? FROM ONE REVIEWER: A delightful romp by two women young in heart and sleek of body told with humor and just the right bit of sexual intrigue! Grab a Bass Ale and your favorite seat for a new look at women over 40 and the men who love them, while you enjoy the sights and sounds of England in the background.
Caddy Daze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Caddy Daze is the story of the summers Jim and his high school friends spent toting golf bags at a country club in Westchester, N.Y. The offbeat denizens of the caddy yard are lovingly presented, presided over by a caddy master whose formal education ended in the 6th grade -- but who holds dual degrees from the schools of hard-knocks and street smarts.
The Opening Window
Series: The Teaching Books of Vic Zarley, One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A few years ago I wrote this story of my spiritual journey from New Age back to Christianity. As I did, I began to see the wonderful pattern of the Lord working in my life. I pray that my circular journey is interesting as I take you from my Christian roots, as a child, to the outer fringes during my teen and young adult years, until finally, I return, Prodigal Child, back into my Father’s arms.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
Create, Then Take a Break: 250 Miscellaneous Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This book contains 250 anecdotes about various creative activities. A sample: Corey Ford’s writings were widely plagiarized—especially his short humorous piece “How to Guess Your Age.” Whenever this happened, Mr. Ford would sue, winning every case. He once said about his lawsuits, “I find this a much easier way to make a living than by writing.”
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author resided at the Orthogenic School for seven years and shares her most personal experiences there. The world-renowned Bruno Bettelheim was the director, and she shows him for the tyrant he was, bullying the children both mentally and physically and telling them they were crazy when they clearly were not.
Tú también puedes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,580. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Una mujer casada, con dos hijas y una buena vida, un día a través de la red se enamora de una mujer. Su vida cambiará para siempre dejándolo todo: su ciudad, su marido y su familia. Decide marcharse con sus hijas a vivir a Barcelona y empezar una nueva vida junto a la mujer que ama.
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
Scarred for Life: One Woman's Struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Prescription Drug Addiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Critical Mass Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"This is my testimony and if it [helps] just one person... it will all be worth it." -- Lucy R. Burlington In the late 1970s, Lucy was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. Keeping the pain at bay led her to make some unfortunate decisions. So others might benefit, she wrote her story but died before it could be published. Thirty years later, this gripping, concise memoir is as timely as ever.
All That Can Be Shaken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"All That Can Be Shaken" is a moving true story of a family's struggle with a tragedy that shakes their lives and their faith. Essie and Stephen's idyllic life is torn apart when Stephen is stricken with a deep depression. Although the book's language is clean, some circumstances and events are for the adult reader.
Jump! Guida pratica per atterrare in Inghilterra (senza farsi male)
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: Italian. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Questa è la versione e-book della prima versione (Apr 12) di Jump!, una guida pratica per il trasferimento - definitivo - in Inghilterra con tanti consigli pratici vissuti in prima persona. Non è una traduzione o un bricolage di suggerimenti trovati su internet, ma il frutto di tre anni di vita inglese.
The Son of the Crisis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Seattle Book Company. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The Son of the Crisis follows Marco Stefanini from 1984, when the young geology student stepped into a business world of uncertainty and chaos, through many crises to 2012, when his IT company estimated revenues at US$1 billion and spanned 30 countries. In every obstacle, Stefanini saw opportunity and seized it. Every impediment became a chance for improvement.
I Have What??? - One Man's Journey Through Breast Cancer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of my discovery and treatment of BREAST CANCER. Only 1 percent of all breast cancers occur in men. I knew that men could get breast cancer but I personally knew of no one who had it. It is my hope that this book will make more people aware.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Papá Era Carpintero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
** Ganador del Premio Nacional de Escritores Autopublicados de Estados Unidos ** No, su padre no era carpintero realmente. El padre de Kenny Kemp era farmacéutico, y le gustaba hacer bricolaje en casa. Era un hombre que siempre sabía sacar provecho de las cosas viejas y olvidadas. El resultoado es este libro: la historia de un padre manitas que ayudó a su hijo a convertirse en un hombre bueno.
Trucking in English
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Madame Pedamamaki
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Confessions of a Horse Crazy Girl
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,660. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The career of a horse trainer comes with a revolving door of horses. In my relatively short lifetime, I've ridden more horses than I can remember. Some of them have carved their own little place in my heart. Some are just brief touches in my memory. Then, there are the horses that have had a hand in shaping me into the person I am today. This is a collection of their stories.
Escape Story
Price: $14.38 USD. Words: 36,000. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Imaginative Minds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Holocaust
This child's view of the holocaust is a unique and moving story as well as an important historical record.
Gift of the Dreamtime Reader's Companion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A reading guide to the groundbreaking shamanic memoir, "Gift of the Dreamtime - Awakening to the Divinity of Trauma," by S. Kelley Harrell. First published in 2004, still no other modern shamanic work shares an experience of soul healing told from within the shamanic narrative, bringing relatable and credible insight to contemporary soul healing.