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Son of a Preacher Man: Growing up in the Seventies and Eighties by Rodney Jetton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Rodney Jetton grew up in the Seventies and Eighties as the son of a Southern Baptist preacher. Being a pastor’s son can be challenging, and his autobiography does a great job of providing us with a candid and sometimes humorous look at what goes on after the Sunday sermon.
Un Vistazo al Sueño Americano by Armando Fuentes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“¿En qué oficinas trabajaste allá en Estados Unidos?” le preguntó Armando cándidamente a su amigo. “Allá nadie va a trabajar en oficinas,” le respondió secamente. “Razón por la que nunca voy a ir a Estados Unidos,” se dijo a sí mismo; mientras caminaba por la acera...
Footbridge by Roger Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of one man’s walk around South Africa undertaken in 1999 in support of the South African Police Services; a first-hand account of the state of Police Service stations and the mind-set of a country. This is an intimate picture of the South African public, the remnants of Apartheid and the streets of SA like few you will ever read…
Making the Connection: A Training Book for Bouviers and Their Owners and The Unexpected Memoir of an Exceptional Dog Trainer by Donna Rioux
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A posthumous compilation of the writings of a remarkable and gifted dog trainer describing her adventures, her successes, and her training methods. Both wise and humorous, Donna Rioux talks about what it is like to train the smart and strong-willed Bouvier des Flandres. Her style is conversational yet clear and highly motivating, reaching owners and trainers at all levels.
Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Victoria Kilbury
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.
2013-2014 Anthology of Personal Narratives by Elizabeth DuVall
Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compilation of personal narratives from Ms. DuVall's 8th grade ELA classes at Toisnot Middle School.
Prima che il giorno vi lasci delusi by Il Mùs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il rapporto con tre ragazzi con handicap durante il servizio civile. Un incontro dopo tanti anni da cui nasce una visione retrospettiva dell'esistenza. Davvero è meglio accendere una luce che maledire l'oscurità?
Look by Kelvin Purdy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kelvin's story is a must read for anyone who has experienced childhood abandonment, familial trauma, and is seeking hope and meaning. For those studying the complexities of human behavior, and for anyone needing affirmation that risking vulnerability and living with profound empathy is the foundation of resilience and humanity, this book is a definite gift. PAUL DEMPSEY
Letters to Lyla by Bob Fields
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
La dama se suelta el chongo by Laura Fernandez MacGregor Maza
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
The Second of Three by Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond by Jennifer Jean Miller
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale -- two legends with extraordinary careers in their individual fields and remarkable existences. This book chronicles each of their lives from the days before they met, until their paths finally crossed, their nine month marriage, the love after their marriage, and the love he held for her beyond her life and until the end of his.
Live to Give: My Journey From Despair to Fulfillment by Jane Frances Thompson by Jane Frances Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jane Thompson shares her true adventure of growing up in an overwhelmed alcoholic Irish Catholic household to the wilds of Alaska! She shares her healing journey with her mother and father. Her beloved teacher in India, Sathya Sai Baba, came to her in dreams and visions and led her to full Self-Realization. She ventures to India to see Him seven times.
Dutch on Dutch: One of the Last In-depth Interviews with the Incomparable Elmore Leonard by T.V. LoCicero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In this lively, expansive and generous interview, the greatest crime novelist of our time, Elmore “Dutch” Leonard, talks about everything from the essence and appeal of his stories, to why he writes in longhand, to the finer points of robbing a bank.
A Test of Times by Antoinette Ratliff
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Charisma Business Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A Test of Times, written by Antoinette Ratliff, is a personal and intimate story of despair, defeat, and demise; yet success and victory triumphs as Antoinette is taken from near-death to thriving! Learn how she was able to successfully overcome slander, a rocky marriage, death, and even cancer.
The Journey Of A Preacher's Kid: We Wanna Be Like Them by La-Verne Simukai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
Have you ever wondered: What it's like to grow up in a pastor's home, be a pastor's kid? What happens behind closed doors of a pastor's home? Can pastor's kids grow up in church & still love God & serve Him faithfully? What the bible says about pastors, their children & their service to the Lord? In this revealing book, La-Verne gives first-hand real life experiences to answer those questions
Doing Better Than Your Best: Recreating Your World through Academic Excellence by Excel Ogugbue
Price: Free! Words: 67,950. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Doing Better Than Your Best, Ogugbue offers up his dramatic life story as an example of how to beat the odds and live your dreams. His journey from loss and hardship in Nigeria to life in the United States is a gripping story that combines practical, nitty-gritty advice with exhilarating inspiration. An engaging story filled with the twists and turns, the drama and disappointments, of real life
A Sailor's Life by SeaWaves Press
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
By Peter Godwin Chance Life and times of Commander Peter G Chance RCN (Ret'd) through World War II, Korean War and Cold War.
Getting Pregnant The Hard Way - Surviving Subfertility & IVF by Hannah Machluf
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception
It took Hannah 3 operations and 5 cycles of IVF to have her longed for twin girls. This is her story. She has written it to inspire hope in other women that are facing similar problems and who may need to know that a happy ending can be possible.
Toigraphy by tayeba
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a tale of a Pakistani girl who braves the joys and excitement of trotting over Europe in five months. She visits Vienna, Salzburg, Venice, Rome, Florence, Pisa, Budapest, Ljubljana, Munich, Prague, Paris, Barcelona and lives a dream in Graz. There are many adventures on the way,plenty of missed buses and trains, and always the resilience to arrive at her destination no matter what.