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Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
By KeriLynn Engel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family
By Gary Ryman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A family memoir of three generations of firefighters - grandfather, father and son.
Vietnam My Great Escape
By Tina Bui
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Tina Bui, I was born and raised in Vietnam. I came to Australia more than 38 years ago after escaping three days before the fall of Saigon, which ended the Vietnam War. To be born and raised in the war torn country of Vietnam, life was not an easy one.
Success Can Kill You: One man’s story of success, failure and forgiveness
By Rodney Jetton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Rodney Jetton became the second youngest House Speaker in Missouri state history only four years after being elected to the state legislature. He was a powerful force in the Republican Party and on the fast track to becoming Governor of Missouri, when his personal life exploded as he went through a very public and humiliating fall.
Even More Ketchup than Salsa: The Final Dollop
By Joe Cawley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Have you ever dreamed of just throwing it all in and starting life again somewhere else? If the first six months of running the Smugglers Tavern had been a baptism of fire, the subsequent years were about as much fun as bobbing for apples in a vat of acid. The trials and tribulations of trying to make a better life abroad continue with disastrous consequences in this true life travel narrative.
Lorde: Your Heroine
By Marc Shapiro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Lorde is the voice of her generation, a head-strong, determined young woman who knows what she wants and has known how she was going to get it form an early age. She's won two Grammys for her song 'Royals,' has captivated audiences all over the world. But guess what? She still lives at home, she still does the dishes and she still goes to school. Quite an accomplishment for a 17 yr old.
What's So Great About Mozart? A Biography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Just for Kids!
By Sam Rogers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
His name is one of the most recognizable in the history of classical music. He learned much from the musicians that came before him, and he inspired generations of musicians after him. His work with the piano and strings was revolutionary at the time, and it continues to stun and amaze people today. You could listen to hours of his music, and still only scrape the tip of the iceberg. His name w
Deception
By Deb Myers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by LIFE SENTENCE Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Deception takes us on a deaf girl's emotional journey. In this powerful theatre-of-the-mind memoir, Deb Myers examines the devastating consequences of the sexual abuse that followed her life. At sixteen, after a break up with her boyfriend, she reached out to a much older married teacher for emotional support. Their friendship crossed the line.
Amazing Faith
By Tricia Craib
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Told from the perspective of each individual, each story will give you the opportunity to experience their sadness and difficulties as they strive to survive in their own culture. Against enormous odds all achieved greatness in the work they are doing to the glory of God. You will cry with them through their struggles and laugh with them as you see God working through them in remarkable ways.
Should I Forgive?
By Nyasha Gapa
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The courageous few Zimbabweans who dared to stand up to President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party in the election campaigns of 2008 were persecuted, assaulted and in many cases brutally murdered. Should I Forgive? is based on the experiences of a young wife and mother, Nyasha Gapa, who was raped and beaten for daring to campaign for Morgan Tsvangirai’s opposition party MDC
The Cockney Commando
By Anthony Collins
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,350. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Motherless and sent to an orphanage by his out-of-work father, Tony Collins found the odds were stacked against him as he started life in the rough East End of London. But by joining the Royal Marines, Tony escaped into a new world, fraught with danger and tragedy, but also with the chance for love, friendship and success. A story of triumph in adversity and of challenges overcome.
The Promise I Kept
By Adele Rickerby
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Promise I Kept is Adele’s story of her nightmare journey halfway round the world to find and adopt a baby, to negotiate her way through the barriers created by red tape and corrupt officialdom and finally to carry her tiny new daughter safely home to a life where she could be properly loved and cared for.
Not a Complete Shambles
By Nikki Rollinson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Nikki Rollinson's life has often seemed to her, and possibly to others, to be a 'complete shambles', following a series of traumatic events which included years of domination and abuse by an evil cult leader and illness and loss, leading to a major breakdown. But through it all she has clung to the certainty that God has a purpose for her in life.
Dont Let Me Cry
By Tina Jenkinson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At Christmas 2009, Tina Jenkinson’s mother lost her fight with Multiple Sclerosis. Just a couple of months later came the first hint that Tina was facing her own deadly illness – breast cancer. Don’t Let Me Cry is her account of the agonising days, weeks and months that followed and how she finally managed to come through them with a positive prognosis.
Travels on the Breadline
By Fran Adams
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
They found themselves having to deal with torrential rain and furious gales, frequent punctures and mechanical hitches and encounters with eccentrics from both sides of the English Channel, but in the end their tight budget did not stop them having the holiday of a lifetime and collecting some never-to-be-forgotten memories. Travels on the Breadline is Fran’s memoir of happy holidays.
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
By Cyrus Kamrani
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.
I Couldn't Even Boil An Egg
By Elisabeth Lindesay
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 91,280. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After moving from Iran to Jordan while their first child was still a tiny baby, the couple went on to set up home successively in Syria, Lebanon, Sudan, Tunisia, Libya, Qatar, Kuwait and Morocco, giving them a far greater insight into life in the Middle East than most Westerners could dream of. I Couldn’t Even Boil an Egg is Lis’s account of those happy, hectic years.
Safeguard Our Flank
By Terence Kearey
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,410. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey was born in North Harrow in 1935, one of three children of a hard-working lower middle class family. His new book 'Safeguard Our Flank' focuses on a key campaign of the First World War in which his father, Regimental Sergeant Major (later Major) Albert Kearey, played a key role.
Another Yin Oan a Wan Way Tickut
By Brian Brown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 131,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is Brian Brown's personal diary of his rise from Belisha Boy signalman up to the giddy heights of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Corps of Signals between 1939 until 1945 and includes 31/2 years as a Prisoner of War after being ordered by CIC Percival to surrender to the Japanese at the fall of Singapore on 15th February 1942.
Who is "I"? - A Journey of Malicious Intent
By Victoria Mae
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A struggle through abuse, mental illness and addictions; written under a pseudonym and peppered with sketches and poetry… this is my journey.