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Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood by Nancy Henderson-James
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.
Alexander the Great's Horseman's Spiritual Journey by Peter Neilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,640. Language: British English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
A spiritual journey taught by horses. Krystina Kellingley, Axis-Mundi and Our Street Books. I really enjoyed this book. It painted family life vividly, with folk lore, mythology and wonderful stories. 2nd book by Scotland’s horsewhisperer, Peter Neilson. Nod a mentally traumatised horse. Quizzy who in a past life had been Bucephalus, Alexander’s famous warhorse, he had been Alexander’s Horseman.
Sermons in the Storms by Krishnanand
Price: Free! Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Mrugank Patel. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Man can learn more from their own experiences than other sources. In his previous years Swami Krishnanand was narrating the experiences and the episodes of his pilgrimage to his visitors. In its mortal Swamiji is not with us but by his writing we feel his immortal and appealing presence with us.
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story by Eleanor Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In a memoir that has been called "heartbreaking and heart-healing," Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "A moving saga." Midwest Book Review
Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer by Chris Fabiszak
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography(5.00 from 6 reviews)
From cramped basements to Las Vegas hotels, follow the journey of a few competitive video game players as professional gaming gained momentum in the late 2000s. This story takes the reader through a formative time in the author’s life, focusing on the unlikely hobby that gave him new purpose in the wake of the murder of his best friend.
The Diary of Anfisa Kramskaya. by Anfisa Kramskaya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: Russian. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
В 1951 года мой сын известный инженер и лауреат Сталинской премии (1948) приобрел участок на берегу Черного моря в поселке Лоо в 19 километрах от центра Сочи.Это история об освоении этого участка нашей семьей москвичей.
Tre ritratti di dittatori: Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin by Emil Ludwig
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: Italian. Published: August 16, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Quando metto a confronto i tre dittatori, vedo soprattutto una comune volontà di potenza scevra da ogni scrupolo, che annienta tutti i nemici, non conosce la morale, la pietà o la cavalleria. Da qui, la fine della libertà per tutti coloro che essi governano, il soffocamento di ogni contraddizione virile, il disprezzo per la masse, la persecuzione dell’intelletto.
Letters To America From Communist East Germany by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state
True Tales of the Roper's Escapades by Larry and Betty Roper
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Greg McElveen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Terrific sequel to "Fair Chase and Other Tales." Inspiring adventure survival stores of dog sledding on dangerous ice bogs in Alaska and plunging through; Alaska survival in -70 degree weather; Lochasa River Rapid rescue of a blind man in Idaho; Rescue of an unconscious man hanging perilously on a steep ledge in Colorado and much more. For all ages.
Bruised But Not Broken by Fam Cartel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It helps to know that others have been where you are. The drug nightmare has so many women in the grip of despair, leaving them with broken marriages, depleted finances and emotional bondages, but there is hope.
BloggyBook Summer Season 2013 by Marc Corn
Series: BloggyBook, Summer 2013. Price: Free! Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Life goes by really fast. It’s like someone is turning the hands of time and not giving you a chance to treasure each moment we have in life.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol IV, Mae West by James R Ashley
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Mae West was perhaps the most unique female actress of any age of films, in that she became the product of her mind’s eye. Neither the film studios she worked at nor her fans created her, Mae did that herself. In no single instance did an actress ever have such power. Mae established a persona of “forever sexy” but she did it solely with the illusion of being sexy.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol III, Jean Harlow by James R Ashley
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Jean Harlow was widely considered as the reigning sexpot of the golden age of Hollywood filmmaking. She usually played the part either of a tough-talking moll or a prostitute and was every man’s fantasy date. The reality, however, was far different. She was largely indifferent to sex and her looks were actually nothing special. Her story is a sad one and her death was horrible beyond belief.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies 1931-1943: Vol II, Joan Crawford by James R Ashley
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 51,160. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Joan’s childhood was right out of a Dickens novel. Her mother was indifferent to her, her 3 fathers ran out on her. She grew up alone and friendless, having to work her early years at a succession of menial jobs in order to make ends meet for her mother and shiftless brother. When Joan’s 3rd father began sexually molesting her, Joan was blamed for enticing him and kicked out of the house.
The Golden Age of Hollywood Movies, 1931-1943: Vol I, Bette Davis by James R Ashley
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 30,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bette Davis, despite her lack of beauty and sex appeal, rose up to be a major star. She had lived a rather miserable and unhappy life and most people that worked with her disliked her, and in many cases even hated her. As she grew older, a festering mental illness, a rapid aging, and ongoing physical illnesses made her bad tempered and vicious to virtually everyone.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat? by Kathleen McLaughlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
Ebony and Spica by Janet Doolaege
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I rescued two baby birds, a blackbird and a starling. Over time, first Ebony and then Spica became an important part of my life here in France. I describe their growth from helpless fledglings to confident adults, their antics, quirks and highly distinctive characters, and how I had to adapt my working life to their needs and demands. Birds are so unlike us, yet trust and affection can flourish.
All Too Human by Howard Brown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I came to this book as a hostile critic. I’d said I would review it and felt I ought to do so, but what do I care for a book by a black, English, kick-boxing champion who has spent time in prison. Now I care. It is a significant, thought provoking and entertaining piece of literature, potentially life changing and not far from masterpiece. Jeff Hunt – Humanist Society of New Zealand
Dreamers and Deviants - The Second Three by TK Charles
Series: Dreamers and Deviants, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The second portion of Dreamers and Deviants. See "The First Three" for more information and stories. The Second Three - A Trip Unplanned, Reverse Drug Deal, A Bathtub Freakout - consist of memories revolving around Troy's move to Miami and return to Des Moines and his eventual move to New Zealand. It begins, though, with an unplanned trip in the present in Honolulu, Hawaii.