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After the Glitter Fades: War Time Poems and Other Musings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
After the Glitter Fades is a collection of poetry and advice from Lynny Prince's mother Betty Jean Goff, who passed away in 2007. She wrote beautiful poetry about her love and loss during and after the Korean War, Vietnam, and divorce. Her writings lay unpublished for over 50 years - until now.
Crohn's Disease: My Life, My Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
At the age of 23, Leslie Myers, young and in love with life, was suddenly afflicted by Crohn's disease. Journey with her as she tells her tale of pain and triumph; sorrow and joy; tears and laughter—but more than anything else—the love and happiness that has kept her glued together for so many years. The story of Leslie Myers is heartbreaking, uplifting, and best of all, very true.
Snowbird
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Andrew Richard Barnes was the man who flew the very first shipment of cocaine for the Medellin Cartel into the United States, and continued the dangerous trade for almost a full decade. He survived crashes and gunfire, treachery and betrayal. He also became the target of a determined assassination attempt by the Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega - and lived to tell the tale...
Shania Twain Biography Her Life and Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Essential Information Arising in the mid - '90s, Shania Twain became the most preferred nation songs artist given that Garth Brooks. Skillfully fusing mainstream, AOR rock manufacturing with country-pop, Twain and her producer/husband, Robert John "Mutt" Lange, produced a commercial juggernaut with her 2nd album, The Woman in Me.
Something In Your Hand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eunice takes you on an exciting journey of discovering your true identity in God. Using her own life, she tackles issues that are close to every woman's heart: love, rejection, beauty, single parenting, forgiveness & more. An inspiring, enjoyable and authentic story which will drive you to tears and laughter and give you hope to begin again.
Orbit: JRR Tolkien - The True Lord of the Rings: spanish edition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
This edition is translated in spanish! He imagined realms of wizards, orcs, and hobbits and elevated fantasy from pulp to respected literature. J.R.R. Tolkien, the iconic author who captivated generations with his rich and complex mythology of Middle Earth.
Broken Warrior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,220. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When a 96-year-old Polish man, Konstanty Dzier┼╝ek, asks Joy Mawby for English lessons, little does she think that he will take her on a journey through the twentieth century. Interwoven with Konstanty’s colourful memories of pre-war Russia and Poland are his own memoirs which record his adventures during and after the war.
The Anglo-French Conspiracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
As the sun rose on the 7th May 1429, Joan felt that her whole life had been in preparation for the epic event that was about to unfold. The day before, she had directed her confessor to stay close to her on the morrow, as blood would flow from her body.
Regrets - Maybe Just A Few
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a normal adolescence; equally adept in the classroom and on the sporting fields, Murray moved out into the world with a feeling that whatever needed to be done, he could do it or at the very least he’d give it a try.
Biography of SP Malhotra
Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
He became head of his family and business when he was only fifteen. Orphaned at nineteen, rendered homeless by Partition at twenty-one, Satpal Malhotra arrived in Pune at 8.30 pm on the 13th of November 1947. In three days time he had rented a shop, set up a business, and even made a profit.
Alexander the Great: The Macedonian Who Conquered the World
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Oculus Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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If you want to learn about one of history’s greatest military commanders and uncover some of his secrets of drive—drive that enabled him and his small army to first subdue all of Greece and then the mighty Persian Empire—then you want to read this book.
Powered On
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
Powered On is the true story of Sarah Churman's amazing transition from a life without natural hearing to a new world of sound. Nearly three decades after being born profoundly deaf, an advancement in technology allowed Sarah to hear the voices of her own children clearly for the very first time. In this deeply personal work, she reveals what it means to experience both sides of a disability.
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
Byron: The Impossible Hero
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
George Gordon, Lord Byron became famous because of a poem - then became notorious because of his private life. Those who have never read a line of his poetry think of him as a dashing lover whose mistresses included his half-sister, and half the women in Italy. This short biography follows him from London to Venice and on to his death fighting for freedom in Greece.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
Nelly Furtado Biography: The Music Sensation´s Life and Career
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Profile Born in Victoria, British Columbia on December 12, 1978, Nelly Kim Furtado expanded up in a musical household with her Portuguese moms and dads. At 18, she entered a skill competitors and was uncovered by an impresario. This resulted in a record contract and her very first album Whoa, Nelly! in 2000. Hit songs include "I resemble a" (2000), "Promiscuous" (2006) and "Say it Right" (2007).
Kristen Stewart Report: International Twilight Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Life and Career Born on April 9, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, Kristen Stewart is an actress best recognized for her functions in Panic room, Twilight, Catch That Children, and Into the Wild. The daughter of a stage manager and producer and a scriptwriter, she went to school till she reached the seventh grade. After which, she simply continued her education by means of correspondence.
Kenny Rogers Biography: Legendary Country Music Star
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Kenny Rogers was born August 21, 1938 in Houston, Texas. Rogers discharged The Gambler in 1978. The title track became one more substantial country and pop hit and provided Rogers his second Grammy Award. In addition to his solo work, Rogers tape-recorded a series of favorites with country legend Dottie West. By this time, he was a true crossover artist.
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Essential Information Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960. Her mom, Mary Margaret "Maggie" (nee Corbally), and her father, John Patrick Griffin, were first-generation Irish Americans. Maggie worked as a cashier in the Oak Park Medical facility. The last of 5 youngsters, her brother or sisters are Kenny, Joyce, Gary, and John.
Jimmy Kimmel: Late Night Funny Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jimmy Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 13, 1967. In 1997, Kimmel made the leap from radio to TV, as host of the game show Win Ben Stein's Money. 2 years later on, he established a production company called Jackhole Industries. As soon as he had numerous favorite programs under his belt, ABC showed an interest in him as a potential late evening host.