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Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Trading Religion for Amazing Grace by Marsha Susan Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
My First 50 Days After The December 2013 Political Jubilee Celebrations by James Kemoli Amata
Price: $2.33 USD. Words: 33,390. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My First 50 Days After The December 2013 Political Jubilee Celebrations is a grand march towards Levitical Jubilee Celebrations as promised by God. The time in this book is fifty days after political celebrations of December 12, 2013. The future is so bright that fifty years of darkness and economic miseries is going to be fifty minutes of economic bliss. The joy is real with God coming first.
Stiletto Spies: 10 Female Spies Who Changed the Course of History by Jennifer Warner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In Hollywood, the world of the spying is a glamorous male driven world full of gadgets and fast cars. But real life isn't Hollywood. It takes more than a bit of charm and whiskey to steal secrets…it takes skill. And skill is often a task left up to a woman! The ten female spies profiled in this book, are largely forgotten in history books; they risked their lives for their country and the honor
Histoire de l’Erudit by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 15,250. Language: French. Published: June 13, 2014 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Table des matiérs -Le grand saint -L’histoire du brave garson et la fée -Un épisode d’une enfance de noblesse -La vir ilité d’un enfant -L’aventure du petit cavalier -une bonne leçon au marchand de fruits et de légumes -Bénies soient tes mains, lionceau du quartier -l’ Arene de combat -le garçon courageux et sa réaction pratique à l’égard de son oncle maternel -le jeune Amine et Nuit de l’Al-Qadr
Take The Bull By The Horns: Seize The Moment by Barry Bull
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Adapt or die? A true story of evolution and insights by music retailer Barry Bull. Multi award winning businessman Barry Bull reveals through his fascinating two-part book, Take the Bull by the Horns, how his pursuit for independence in the fickle music industry was a journey crammed with ecstatic highs and equally disappointing lows.
Transition: A Journey in Laos by Sanva Saephan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The year was 1994. Somewhere in Bokeo, a tiny province in Laos, a seven-year old Sanva and his family were about to start building their new lives after being stateless for years. When the opportunity came for Sanva to continue his education in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, he found himself faced with one of his most difficult decisions yet: to obey his father and stay on in Bokeo or defy him.
Spiritual Blackmail: My Journey Through A Catholic Cult by Sherri Schettler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
The changes brought about by Vatican Council II caused a great deal of consternation for Sherri’s parents. Their well-meaning choice to escape from what they believed was the "corruption" of their beloved Church and to join a renegade traditionalist group and its charismatic, abusive leader had significant, long-term effects on Sherri. Her story testifies to the triumph of the human spirit.
Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater by Hazel Plater
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
The Unexpected Homeschooler: Anxiety and the Gifted Child by Diana R. Starr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,430. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
What do you get when you put a High IQ kid into a public school? After placing our little boy in the hands of the Los Angeles public school system, we realized that No Child Left Behind was quickly leaving our bright child completely on his own.
Poker Tilt by Dutch Boyd & Laurence Samuels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Laurence Samuels. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
DUTCH BOYD is a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner who has won and lost millions. Read his amazing true story of the sky highs and cavernous lows living the life of a professional poker player, and his struggle to hang on to his bankroll and his sanity.
The Time of My Life by Peter McNally
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
When the opportunity came for Peter McNally to join the board of the newly-created London Weekend Television as Finance Director, Peter, still only in his thirties, seized it with both hands. He became a senior member of the team that steered LWT to dramatic success in the 1970s, eventually sharing in its financial fortunes, which has enabled him to enjoy many hobbies in later life.
My Four World Cups 1998 2002 2006 2010 by Myles Palmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This sparkling collection of football blogs is the second book spawned by ANR, a website with 120,000 readers worldwide The first was The Professor Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, published by Virgin in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008. These descriptions of the last four tournaments will refresh your memories, make you laugh, and contradict what you think you know. Hilarious, edgy and unique.
T.S. Eliot: A Biography by Paul Brody
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Born in what was then still considered the American West, educated in the Ivy Halls of the Northeast, and repatriated as an English subject in 1927, Thomas Stearns Eliot today stands as one of the most important figures in the whole history of English literature. His signature works include poetry (The Waste Land, Four Quartets, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”), drama (Murder in the Cathedr
On the Surface by Connie Dickmeyer
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
Two young entertainers elude the mob and serendipitously stumble upon a livelihood performing at sea. It was the 1970s, when Captains were kings and pretty dancers made them beg, when passengers read books in deck chairs facing the ocean spray, and when solid ships, unfazed by rough seas, turned disaster into romance.
Converted by Barry Holcomb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
I sat down and cut off a little piece and snorted it, I didn’t feel anything. Maybe I did not do enough, so I cut off another piece. When the nurses and guards carried me out of the cell they pronounced me dead and pulled a sheet over my head. I felt myself surrounded in a blackness that cannot be explained with words. I knew without a doubt I was going to hell.
Sixth Sikh Guru: Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji by Rajkumar Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 101 · Sikh Gurus: Biographies. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sikhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji used to wear two swords called ‘Miri’ and ‘Piri’. The first sword was the symbol of military power and the second symbolized spiritual power. The Sikh then became ‘Saint-Soldier.’
Prescription for Disaster: The funny side of falling apart by Candace Lafleur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get ready to split your stitches! A book about the hilarious side of being ridiculously diseased - laughing at life and encouraging others to do the same.
Are We Normal? “Funny, True Stories From an Everyday Family” by Christina Scalise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
“Life is way too short,” says Christina Scalise, “so try to enjoy every minute of it with a sense of humor!” Scalise’s book, “Are We Normal?” started as a journal of their family’s funny and challenging moments, meant for her own kids to enjoy. Then she decided to share the stories with the world. If others can’t relate to them, she says, “I hope readers at least get a good laugh out of them.”
The Kiss of the Sun by Rita Clements Lee
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir takes place during 2012/13. The deliberate choice of sunny days, which accentuate the beauties of nature, combine with the intrusions of modern life to create a heady mix of observations around the Author's own little patch of paradise amid the rolling out of the seasons.