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Charles Babbage from the Beginning
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 32,630. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This is a three part story. Firstly Charles Babbage's ancestors through the ages, secondly, his own history - his life as a child and a teenager (and also his family life and his relationship with the remarkable Ada Bryon), and thirdly what inspired him to want to build a computer and his life as an inventor.
Her Finest Hour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Her Finest Hour serves as a reminder that freedom isn’t free and that the most unlikely people, including a teenage girl enrolled in art school, can rise to life’s greatest challenges.
Pungent Verbs: Interviews with Genre Writers at the End of the Twentieth Century
Price: Free! Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Twelve interviews with writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror, conducted in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Interviewees include Ramsey Campbell, John Clute, Dennis Etchison and Peter Straub. Plus one long article on Huraki Murakami's The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.
Insufferable Indifference - The Mocking of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Biting social commentary mixed with philosophical musings will challenge your sensibilities. “a blend of autobiography and political and philosophical commentary that calls upon Americans to enforce the foundations of democracy.” D. Donovan, Senior eBook Reviewer, MBR
My Mother The Woman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Mother,The woman is a memoir on the life and times of a loving mother as seen through the eyes of her daughter. It is set to keep you in suspense, laughing and shedding tears all at the same time. The true life story of a girl born in the early 50s, her marriage, family, friendships and business are all touched in this emotional saga. The book also teaches life long lessons.
Snobby Aunt: Life Lessons
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A short and true story about very valuable lessons in life. Written out of the love for my deceased father with the purpose of sharing all the great things he taught me. Snobby Aunt is the story of two siblings and how very different their lives were. One good and one bad but which one was which?
Shikoku. Peregrinaje de la madurez a la vejez.
Price: Free! Words: 24,780. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía decidió preparar el tránsito de la madurez a la vejez con sabiduría. Para ello realizó un profundo viaje interior enmarcado por un peregrinaje a monasterios budistas en Shikoku, Japón. Describe los preparativos existenciales que realizó en episodios del pasado y presente para proyectar ese futuro que ella aspira a construir en el día a día.
Mar, a Terra dos Segredos
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Esta é uma história de um homem que não esqueceu ser criança. Que sabe a vida como coisa séria mas arrisca e sublinha sorrisos. Esta é a história de um homem que morreu cedo. Que renasceu com tempo para construir tudo de novo. Não melhor que antes. Diferente.
Bless Me Father For They Have Sinned
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 175,820. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Bless Me Father For They Have Sinned is a must read for anyone who wants to catch a more intimate look at the infrastructure of the Catholic Church. With his memoir, Father Paul Roberts offers us a historically relevant, yet compassionate and humorous, account of the inner workings of the oldest corporation in the world.
Diana Inquest: Corruption at Scotland Yard
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 261,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book exposes high-level corruption in London’s Metropolitan Police Service following the August 1997 death of Princess Diana in Paris. Over the ensuing decade Scotland Yard - led by Commissioners Paul Condon and John Stevens - carried out one of the biggest and most wide-reaching cover-ups in its history.
The Tale of Muhammad Al-Ghazzali (1058-1011) Great Muslim Sufi Saint & Muslim Scholar
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
Al Ghazzali is one of the deepest thinkers, greatest theologians, and profoundest moralists of Islam. In all Muhammadan lands he is celebrated both as an apologist of orthodoxy and a warm advocate of Sufi mysticism. Intimately acquainted with all the learning of his time, he was not only one of the numerous oriental philosophers who traverse every sphere of intellectual activity,
¿Por qué sigo siendo católica?
Price: Free! Words: 33,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La Iglesia católica no nos reconoce a las mujeres la autoridad moral para tomar decisiones, ni nos permite ser sacerdotes: ¿por qué sigues siendo católica? ¿Qué nos mantiene en la Iglesia? Ciertamente, ésta no es una pregunta menor si tomamos en cuenta que la población católica de esta región es de un poco más de quinientos millones de personas (alrededor de 40% de la población católica mundial),
Dios Padre, ya no creo en ti
Price: Free! Words: 34,650. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2015 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
En este testimonio autobiográfico, Amparo Espinosa Rugarcía, expresa su inquietud y rebeldía hacia las enseñanzas religiosas tradicionales que se tienen de Yavé.
What I learned: An Autobiography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,340. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author has managed a battery factory, served as an officer in the Coast Guard Reserve, taught university level mathematics, practiced law, and served as an operations research analyst for the Navy. He and his wife have travelled extensively, giving free rein to their curiosity. This book ends with some of the author's thoughts about God, humanity, freedom, poverty, and some simple steps huma
Lincoln's Family: The True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,400. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
In his field, a farmer impregnated Nancy. Nancy’s caretaker offered a drunk five gallons of whiskey to marry her. Thomas Lincoln married Nancy and moved his bride into a horse shed. Thomas would be gone for months looking for work, leaving Nancy to take care of herself. With Thomas away, Nancy met a man and fell in love. He impregnated Nancy and when the baby was born, she named him Abraham.
A Million Sticky Kisses: The Story of a Gringa Teacher in Chile
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2009, Sally Rose’s life-long dream of teaching English abroad becomes a reality when she goes to Chile as a volunteer teacher. But some days, her dream is more like a nightmare as she struggles with both the language and the culture. Motivated by wanting to help underprivileged children, Sally arrives in Chile with optimism and good intentions only to find herself dealing with unimagined obstac
Don Carlos Buell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Carlos Buell was likely removed from command of the Union Army in Kentucky because of political motives. My ebook considers editorials in the New York Tribune that demanded a true account of how Buell was relieved of his command following the Battle of Perryville, in 1862. Documents relating to the Buell Commission and the general's court martial were suppressed by the War Dept in the 1860s.
El paciente de El Pardo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: Spanish. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The long agony and death of the Spanish dictator General Francisco Franco
Thrive: How I Became A Superhero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,850. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Anyone can choose to be a victim or a superhero. THRIVE is a true account of one woman's suffering which she transformed into opportunities for empowerment. Learn lessons and get specific guidance while reading stories on topics from molestation and homelessness, to race relations and unemployment. THRIVE helps readers take control over their lives and transform into everyday superheroes.
Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…