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Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
Pope Linus and the Formation of the Early Catholic Church
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The origins of the Catholic Church are as mysterious, cavernous, and deep as the ancient archives housed in the Vatican, the church’s capital in Rome. Over a billion Catholics believe that the line of Papal succession for Popes, stretching back nearly two thousand years, begins with Jesus Christ and his first Apostle, St. Peter. However, it is there that historians and theologians begin to greatl
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Kanye West Superstar
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kanye West is the self-proclaimed Steve Jobs of the Internet, downtown, fashion and culture. He doesn't just produce critically acclaimed rap albums, he has ideas for water bottle design and architecture. He aspires to design a leather jogging pant for a European clothing line. Kanye West Superstar is the story of how Kanye West became such an important person to himself and also to America.
Small Town Cop/Big City Crimes {A Man, His Dogs and a Badge}
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 151,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The true story of a man that went the distance in Law Enforcement. His K-9 unit, his Dogs and his badge gave him the strength and courage to bring down the biggest of criminals. It might have been a small town but the crimes were anything but.
Jeffrey Dahmer, the Killer Cannibal: 100 Questions & Answers about the Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Murderer Jeffrey Dahmer kept a head in his fridge, hands & genitals in cooking pots, & body parts in his freezer. He also tried to create zombies for sex slaves. Dahmer came from a good family, had been to college, and was liked by neighbors, who called him “the nice, quiet, good-looking white guy”—even though a foul smell came from his apartment. How did such a man become a cannibal & a murderer?
The Algerian Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Algerian Stories – The Ghost in the Well; The Last Caravan; The Ancient Enemy and Mirage – recount four unique and memorable events from the author’s life as a child born and raised in Algeria. The poetic prose and beautiful illustrations bring these exotic tales to life.
If I Can Dream, the Story of "Being Elvis" for 50 Years
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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A 3 yr. old boy sings into an imaginary microphone (hairbrush) and grows up to spend a half century “being Elvis”, performing during the terms of 10 U.S Presidents. Memoirs of wild road trips, clinging women, lost love, found love, lost friend, midnight visits from the mysterious “Ava”, advice from Elvis on being Elvis, schmoozing with Oprah, battles w/drugs, negotiations /alcohol and more.
Sarah's Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Sarah’s Tree” is my story. I wrote it from memory and it’s as I remember it. While I have embellished parts of it in the hope it allowed the story to flow, it’s still the story my friend insisted I write, and now, I hope you will allow me to share it with you. Some of it is sad. Some of it might seem unusual, but hopefully, some of it will also make you laugh.
Paradise Found, and Lost: Odyssey in Chile
Series: Biography & Memoir ยท Krutein Memoirs, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Eva Krutein's adventure continues with the family's nine years in Chile, where they are warmed by the beauty of the land and the openness of the people. Eva is sensitive to social injustice and machismo, and senses the pending violence of revolution and counter-revolution. As in part 1 of the Krutein memoir, "Eva's War," we see important world events from a new perspective.
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
Emilia Clarke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,120. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Clarke won the 2011 EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her role as Daenerys. In 2013, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. She was voted the most desirable woman in the world by Askmen readers in 2014.
Hugh Hefner - 1926 - Playboy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"If it was wrong to persecute heterosexuals in a homosexual society then the reverse was wrong, too."
Ian Somerhalder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Together with his The Vampire Diaries co-stars Candice Accola and Michael Trevino, Somerhalder supports the It Gets Better Project, which makes it a goal to prevent suicide among LGBT youth associated with The Trevor Project.
Justin Bieber - Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,400. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Mallette posted a video of the performance on YouTube for their family and friends to see. She continued to upload videos of Bieber singing covers of various R&B songs, and Bieber's popularity on the site grew.
Kit Harrington
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,990. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
He will appear alongside Jeff Bridges in the upcoming film Seventh Son, currently set for a February 2015 release. In addition, he will play the character of Roland Leighton, main character's love interest, in Testament of Youth, which is expected to be released in 2015.
Miley Cyrus - Disney to Scandals
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,970. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
On July 22, 2008, Cyrus released her second studio album Breakout, which she said was inspired by "what's been going on in my life in the past year."
Robin Williams - R.I.P
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Most of Williams' acting career was in film, although he gave some performances on stage as well (notably as Estragon in a production of Waiting for Godot with Steve Martin). His first film was the 1977 comedy Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses? His performance in Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) resulted in Williams being nominated for an Academy Award.
Paul Walker - 12.09.1973 - 30.11.2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In March 2010, Walker went to Constitución, Chile to offer his help and support to the people injured in the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck on February 27. He flew with his humanitarian aid team, Reach Out Worldwide, to Haiti to lend a helping hand to the 2010 Haiti earthquake victims.
Marylin Monroe - 1926 - 1962
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Ida refused, as she knew Gladys was unstable and the situation would not benefit her young daughter. Gladys pulled Ida into the yard, then quickly ran back to the house and locked herself in. Several minutes later, she walked out with one of Albert Bolender's military duffel bags.