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The Good Samaritan
By @1Rebone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two young boys hitch-hiking one evening gave the driver who stopped to help them a terrifying experience. Their mission was to hijack the car and kill the driver.
Following the Whispers
By Karen Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Karen Walker seemed to always have known that the whispers were there – the confidence and courage to heed them, however, were her lifetime journey.
Michele Bachmann's America
By William Prendergast
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,270. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In the first book covering the career of Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann, Minnesota-based writers William Prendergast and Christopher Truscott provide an in-depth look at a woman who has changed American politics over the last decade.
Full Time & Sub-Nine: Fitting Iron Distance Training into Everyday Life
By David Glover
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,100. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Whether you’re training to finish a triathlon or just looking for an inspirational story, Full Time & Sub-Nine - written by triathlete, Naval Academy graduate, submarine officer, Eagle Scout and cancer survivor David Glover - will help you find the balance and inspiration in your own life with endurance sports or with any other passion you might have.
Ranting of a Psychic Grandmother
By Iris Barratt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
An astute visionary grandmother has psychic visitations from indigenous grandmothers who mirror her outrage at the problems facing today’s children. After feeling inspired and haunted to somehow be part of the solution for today’s children and families and address the dire needs and consequences of a society out of touch with its tribal roots, this grandma gets creative.
Four-Star Leadership for Leaders
By Tremendous Life Books
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,000. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Tried. Tested. Proven. Their decisions mean the difference between life and death, victory and defeat. Their actions determine the fates of nations and place an indelible stamp upon history. They are four-star generals and admirals, our country’s top-ranking military leadership, and in Four-Star Leadership for Leaders, they offer their hard-won expertise to you.
Under My Roof -- A Mother's Story of the Heinous Crime of Incest--Second Edition
By Emalou King
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Second Edition with Reader Conversation Guide and new Intro. It was midnight in her hell and, without realizing it, she just destroyed all the evidence...Under My Roof is a memoir written through the eyes of a mother, an RN, who discovers the terrible crime of incest has been perpetrated in her own home. This story is a mother's personal triumphant journey of discovery, tragedy, pain and healing
Funny Stories from My Travels
By Eric Marcelo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
This project started out as a series of Facebook Notes about my adventures during my travels to Singapore, India, Switzerland as well as my wanderings in and around the Philippines. Read about my being trapped in a cubicle in a restroom; surviving a harrowing ride in a car; a scary encounter in a strange room; how I met my wife; exciting plane rides and more.
The Final Push
By Chabopye Freddy Pilusa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Adam Piskorski. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young Chabopye finds himself in the thick of the struggle against apartheid in the 1980's. Opposition to apartheid exposes him to constant harassment, detention and torture. This story is a triumph of spirit over adversity typical of young activists of his era. The story recognises the role played by rural activists in the journey towards freedom in South Africa.
How to Say Goodbye
By Chandra Jayne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A healing 9-11 memoir, "How to Say Goodbye" by Chandra Jayne Copyright 2007, relates terrorism to family violence. For most people, 9-11 was purely tragic, but for one woman, 9-11 was a catalyst to healing suppressed grief from childhood violence and reuniting with a mentally ill father that she feared. Treatment for suppressed grief has skyrocketed since 9-11. It's time to heal America's Soul.
Rise: A Collection Inspired by Lift
By Rebecca K. O'Connor
Price: Free! Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In celebration of the Kindle version release of LIFT, an award-winning falconry memoir, author Rebecca K. O’Connor shares a complementary collection of essays, short stories and poetry that further examines life in the shadow of a raptor’s wings.
My Only Crime Was Being Born - An Autobiography, Volume 1
By Jeffrey Weber
Series: My Only Crime Was Being Born, an autobiography, Volume 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born on Friday the 13th, the only Friday the 13th incidently, in the year I was born. I have led an interesting life, with many strange, odd incidents. However some good things happened which you see when I show you the wonderful letters my "Pen Pal" from Hong Kong wrote me and finally after six years we got together. I write about school, college baseball, bad jobs with great satire.
Growing up Snook
By David Snook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up Snook is the story of my life from my earliest memory to that of the end of my Senior year in high school. It is a humorous memoir, and it deals with a very large family of 11 children sharing one bathroom and a kindred spirit. It is about friendships, childhood and memories that endure a lifetime.
All I Can Do Is Stand
By Aleja Bennett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short story inspirational book was written to share, empower, strengthen and give inspiration, hope to all survivors of life related issues. This is a must read for all who have survived and need a will to keep surviving. This book goes into a true story of how the Author survived from childhood to adulthood when she wasn't even aware that she remained standing while she was surviving. In l
Adopted Abused And Still Standing
By Aleja Bennett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Adopted Abused And Still Standing is a book of empowerment, strength, and inspiration for all those that need reassurance that they can make it. It expresses ways to handle life standing without violence. There are so many other positive realms to deal with situations that are wrong, unjust and not fair. Many are thrown in jail due to them not being able to stand through trials and tribulations.
Still Time to Live: A Biography of Jack Belden
By Gary Yerkey
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 95,330. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TIME-LIFE correspondent Jack Belden covered war and only war reporting from China, Burma, North Africa and Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. Now, in this first-ever biography of an American original -- described by Edgar Snow as “mad and gifted” -- we see him wounded in battle fighting his way back to the front lines only to be wounded again, perhaps irreparably, by the ravages of McCarthyism.
3 Pennies
By Rev. Lawrence Gray Sr.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,530. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the pit of hell through drug addiction and homelessness to the Altar of God. A compelling, dramatic and unbelievable true story of escalating above it all.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
By Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
NO LONGER SILENT
By Tammy Gagnon
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One in three women is a victim of sexual abuse before they turn 19. No Longer Silent could be the story of your friend or neighbor, your parent or your lover. No Longer Silent might be your story. No Longer Silent is the life story of Tammy Gagnon. Tammy left home at 14, fleeing an incestuous childhood. Running from guilt and shame too overwhelming for any little girl, Tammy experienced further
¿Y tú qué me propones? Carta abierta a Marlon Brando
By Jorge Scherman Filer
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
¿Y tú qué me propones? Carta abierta a Marlon Brando se funden la historia de una vida y la intimidad de una carta “personal” destinada a este hombre estadounidense y universal. El libro constituye un gesto cultural tendido como un puente al lector que desee profundizar en el conocimiento de Marlon Brando.