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The Untouchable Being - An Extraordinary True Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: American English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Untouchable Being is an extraordinary true story of Love, Yahweh's Archangels, Battles, Adventures, Tragedies, Miracles and finally meeting my Soulmate. My Memoir covers experiences dealing with life after death, suffering, courage, faith, sacrifice, meeting and hugging Yahshua the Messiah (pronounced Esho Msheekha in Aramaic) and the daily struggles we face today.
Queen of the Blues: The Life and Times of Bessie Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,300. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nicknamed the Queen of the Blues, Bessie Smith rose up from poverty in the American South to become one of the most famous and respected recording artists of her generation. Smith was at the forefront of transitioning blues music from a rural novelty to a legitimate art form that critics and audiences took seriously. Behind the scenes of her success, though, Bessie navigated a story family and p
Night Witches: A History of the All Female 588th Night Bomber Regiment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
From 1942 until the end of World War II, the Soviets had a secret weapon: women. The 588th Night Bomber Regiment was one of the most decorated units; each member had flew more than 800 missions by the end of the war, and twenty-three were awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union (the highest distinction). Despite all the awards, the unit is largely forgot now. This book looks at the history of one o
Respect: The Life and Times of Aretha Franklin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Aretha Franklin has recorded 39 studio albums, had 20 number-one R&B singles, 44 Grammy nominations and 18 wins. It’s a career that’s legendary. Franklin was not a groundbreaker. She just did what she does better and longer than anyone else. She recorded her first major label album when Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House and then sang at the inauguration of Barack Obama. This book loo
Tales of an Enchanted Boyhood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The 3rd outstanding memoir by Dr Philip G Veerasingam covers the period 1940 to 1960, a revolved era of a simpler life in Ceylon and follows closely on his previous work, Remembered Vignettes – the life of a medical student in Ceylon of the early 1960s and Cry of the Devil Bird – incidents in the life of a surgeon working in Ceylon from 1965 to 2005.
Literature Help: Diary of a Young Girl
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 112 ยท Study Guides: English Literature, Book 317. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The diary was kept by Anne Frank during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. It was a very hard time for Anne Frank and her family. They had to remain in hiding for two years.
The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The only Republican to be elected mayor in Los Angeles in the last 40 years, the core of Richard J. Riordan’s success as a politician, philanthropist, and businessman has always been empowering people and getting things done with clear-eyed, compassionate pragmatism. In this book, he shares how he brilliantly turned around L.A. after it faced near disaster.
A Thailand Diary 1 January - 31 December
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
One of a series of books on Thailand culture and lifestyle, written in a diary format and introducing real Thai people. Read what the Thais feel about the culture shock that foreigners usually experience during their visits here and be entertained by the surprises that Westerners find in their contact with the Thais. A readable and often humourous book with entries that are fun to browse. . .
Baby Steps: A Personal Journey with God through a Lifetime of Pain and Heartache
Price: Free! Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
"Baby Steps: A Personal Journey with God through a Lifetime of Pain and Heartache," is a book about the author's journey through many years of pain and heartache...a journey that led her through twenty-one painful knee surgeries...counseling for sexual abuse, which became a very painful form of child abuse and the loss of many things…including children.
Robin Williams: Biography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book is devoted to America's best actor and best comedian. Robin Williams was a celebrated actor and comedian. Robin McLaughlin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois, July 21, 1951; he received the prestigious degree at the Juilliard School of Music and Performing Arts in New York.
Steve Jobs: The Unauthorized Autobiography
Price: $6.89 USD. Words: 72,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get a unique insight into the mind of visionary and creative genius Steve Jobs, the iconic entrepreneur and founder of Apple. One of the most significant innovators and inventors in history, responsible for ringing in the digital age. Hear his story from his early childhood to revolutionizing the personal computer and handheld industry with the Mac, iPhone, iPad and more..
Sigo mi camino
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: Spanish. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ésta es la historia de Eli, una joven cuya vida da un giro de ciento ochenta grados cuando tan sólo tenía doce años y tiene que aprender a vivir sola a pesar de los obstáculos que la vida le va poniendo delante. Esas experiencias le enseñan algo muy importante. “Dios sólo le da las batallas más duras a los guerreros más fuertes”.
The One Breast Goddess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Learn the tools to transform your biggest challenges into the keys to unlocking your creative flow.
Days of Fear
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
A true story of horror, bloodshed and courage… The Irish Republican Army, supported by many Catholic priests, became involved in murderous attacks and bombings. The Troubles in Northern Ireland exploded into outright armed rebellion. In 1970, Britain's MI6 thrust into the bloody fray a young former commando, the ideologue Maurice Tansey. his true story ....
No-One Famous
Price: Free! Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Born in 1972, Ton-Teg, Wales. I went unnoticed to most of the known world but I made my mark on so many people like they did with me. Here are some of my favorite memories from some of the best times of my life. I hope you enjoy.
The House in Sønderhå
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How to let go of the times that has passed? Bue Bredsdorff is not good at it and tries here through his drawings to capture memories and atmospheres from his parents home in the small village of Sønderhå on the edge of Denmark. The result is a series of evocative fragments of a place that has ceased to exist.
Miracle on 91st Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph Parenti was hit by a stolen speeding car. His life was turned upside down in a few minutes. His heart stopped three times and he suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Il est une fois O
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: French. Published: September 26, 2014 by Benjamin Nemopode. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Récit testamentaire d'un bouddha contemporain, pour tous et tous les autres bouddhas à venir, plus de mille
Carry on Padre - Memoir of an Army Chaplain in Apartheid South Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Carry on Padre" is the inside story of a young man’s journey through National Service in Apartheid South Africa. This memoir reveals the doubts, fears and uncertainties that were all too common for many in South Africa of that era. What was the right thing to do? By doing National Service, did you condone official policies of discrimination? "Very highly recommended" Peter Chapman, SADF Veteran.
The Cancer Diaries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Is there wonder in the dark? Byron Leavitt fell ill in the fall of 2013 and was diagnosed with stage four Hodgkin's Lymphoma. As he started chemo therapy he also began to write. He wrote of darkness and light, despair and hope, life and death. But most of all, he wrote a story: one about falling into the abyss, and finding Someone there waiting to catch you.