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Reflections: Ultra Short Personal Narratives by CoCo Harris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of flash memoirs and personal narratives featuring the works of new and award winning authors showcasing the art of personal narratives.
365 Surprising and Inspirational Rock Star Quotes by Rodney Miles
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 33,680. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
We mean it when we say "surprising and inspirational!" Well over 500 pages, this was a bona fide labor of love over several years of picking and choosing not just a quote for every day of your year, but also short, quippy, sometimes stunning bios of over 200 of these guys and gals. Oh, and cool photos! (Especially the one of Ace Frehley, but hey, I'm biased!) Read, dwell, read again!
Seventeen Sisters by Barbara Barlow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This series of seventeen stories focuses on the Barlow family, a family that epitomized the Mormon, polygamous lifestyle. It was led by Albert Barlow, a father of thirty-four children and a husband to three women for over fifty years. The seventeen living daughters of Albert's family here to tell their story. They have seen it all, they have experienced it all.
The Blonde Beast of Birkenau and Belsen: The Life and Crimes of Irma Grese by Cynthia Southern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This biography is about Irma Grese, the infamous female camp guard, who committed heinous war crimes in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen during the Holocaust. She is also the youngest woman executed by the British during the twentieth century.
Bobby Baker Democratic Party Insider, Pimp and Con Man by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Bobby Baker was Secretary to the Democratic Majority. His rise started in the campaign for U.S. President in 1960. Baker was Lyndon Johnson's right hand man and procured a sexual encounter between German beauty Ellen Rometsch and President John F. Kennedy. Baker set up a call girl ring that operated out of an elite Washington hotel & the Quorum Club. It was frequented by congressmen and senators.
The Book of Barbara: Love and Grief: A Psychotherapist's Journey by Louis Breger
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,920. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
My greatly-loved wife Barbara died recently after a siege of ovarian cancer. She was a unique soul, and I wanted to present her life fully: to describe her many unusual qualities because it is something she deserves, as many who knew and loved her would agree. One might ask, “Why write—or read—a book about this woman?” Barbara’s impact was personal and individual; her way of living rare today.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman by Thea Rademacher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters by Stefan Cooke
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews. This lengthy book, lovingly compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
Sins Dyed In Blood: In Search of the Newcastle Pirate by Paul Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Edward Robinson was a British pirate who sailed with Blackbeard during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early 1700s. Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Robinson crossed the Atlantic to the Caribbean and the Americas. In 1718, he was captured and sentenced to death by hanging in Charleston, South Carolina. But was he really a murderous sea-robber, and did he deserve his brutal fate?
Running on Two Different Tracks by Eileen Stukane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015 by Shebooks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A quest to become a mother, and a mystery in Italy, take the author to the edge of despair but also to salvation.
Alaskan Troller by Ron "Butch" Merritt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ron Merritt has been a commercial fisherman for over 30 years in Southeastern Alaska. Born a landlocked South Dakotan, his journey to becoming a troller is an intriguing narrative on fishing, family, and the Alaskan way. In this rollicking book he shares some of his most exciting, humorous and heartfelt tales, experiences gathered from a life at sea.
Abraham Lincoln: The Formative Years 1809-1841 by Mary Beth Smith
Price: Free! Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Covers Abraham Lincoln's life from childhood through his twenties in New Salem to his first years as a lawyer in Springfield. The book shows how he used all of his experiences--his story telling, his teaching, his studying, his friendship with the locals, his speeches to prepare for whatever was ahead of him.
Odisea maldita: Un viaje por el sistema de justicia by Basilio Guzman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: Spanish. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Trayectoria a través de un largo proceso judicial que está diseñado para destruir las vidas de las personas que caen dentro de sus entrañas.
Saved By The Bell: Muhammad Ali Champions The Cause Of Freedom by Arnold Beizer
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 42,830. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Exciting Muhammad Ali Biography + More with New Photos & Revelations including Inspirational insights into the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Inspiring stories are told in vivid pictures and short vignettes by author Arnold Beizer. It includes exclusive details of Ali's historic visit to Vietnam on behalf of American POW/MIAs. Some Still Survive > Muhammad Ali Champions the Cause of Freedom!
Rabbi Kameleon by Issachar Levi Schneerson
Price: Free! Words: 105,390. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The father, the son and a lot of anger. The son tells the truth about his father, the late Chassidic grand rabbi of Chabad, Rebbe M.M.Schneerson: not a holy man, not a genius, not honest. A heartless father who left his baby son in Europe while he returned to live in New York. A father who refused to talk to his son more than 4 times a year and agreed to meet his son only twice in 40 years.
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future: A 29-Minute Bathroom Genius Summary by Bern Bolo
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015 by BLVNP Incorporated. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
We know that your "time is valuable", so we keep it short and concise. Learn how and what Elon Musk struggles with, and what "SPARKS" his creativity. Why he his capable and legendary like the famous Edison, Ford and Jobs. Based on the original book, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future" by Ashlee Vance. Learn Ashlee Vance experience from his conversations with Musk.
Love & Other Stuff - Part 5: Commentary Stuff by Diane Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Have you ever pondered the lottery of your birth and how this one random event has affected the course of your life?
Can Your Most Embarrassing Moment Top This? by Vic Latrine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Warning! If bathroom humor is not for you, then--don’t--read--this--book! But if so, read on! "For the sake of the family, you must not use your real name!" so said my wife of 41 years. D.S. said, "While reading Vic Latrine’s story about his embarrassing moments, I laughed right out loud and kept laughing for about an hour afterward. When you think the embarrassment can’t get any worse--it does!"
Women's Surname Change by Hande Çayır
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
How do women experience the surname change issue in terms of the protection of equal, legal, social and economic rights? To begin with, I started to think about this question in a larger context when my surname was changed without my consent after my marriage. One day I realized I had two diplomas, each with a different name on it; however, both those people are me.