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Purple Canary by Joyce Gould
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,130. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
Bizarre symptoms and debilitating neurological attacks that happened only at school upended eleven year old Jill’s world. Skeptical medical specialists attributed the odd, recurrent symptoms to the adoptee’s biological inheritance then to a mental illness. Disbelieving school officials labeled her an attention-seeking faker. Jill and her mother Joyce insisted the symptoms had a physical base.
This Is Africa: A Dream Chaser's Odyssey by Dashiel Douglas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The True Tale of 7 Countries, 4 Arrests, 3 Name Changes, 2 Escapes, 1 War, a Terrorist Attack and an Entertainment Pimp. This honest and engaging memoir provides a rare and insightful glimpse into the reality of life in Africa. 'This is Africa' takes the reader on two dream chasing quests, which the author artfully weaves into one uproarious and unforgettable story.
Questing Home: A Safe Place For My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel by Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed.
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 242,750. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Questing Home: A Safe Place For My Holy Grail makes a significant contribution to understanding the use of legal bullying in a divorce. The inequity in the process of ending a deceitful marriage where a person in a legally powerful position freely abuses, ways of parenting children through conflict making efforts to avoid parental alienation, and healing through travel are exposed.
Journey to the Self by Maureen Burns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A child of wartime London, Maureen emigrated to the other side of the world in the 1950’s. Crossing the Alps in a bubble car, sailing through the Suez Canal, driving in the Australian outback alone, she recreated herself time and time again. A maverick spirit with an appetite for change, Maureen set out to see the world and to see how it would change her.
Questing France: Deepening The Search For My Holy Grail by Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed.
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 108,950. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Questing France is an elegant and thoughtful firsthand account of Self discovery through the process of confronting infidelity, marital separation and reconciliation. The story builds up to a romantic and emotionally charged finale where Marilyn and her husband celebrate twenty-five years of marriage with a luxurious trip through France. Relationship skills and travel tips are shared.
The Canister X Transmission: Year Two - Collected Newsletters by A.P. Fuchs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,810. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Running weekly, The Canister X Transmission was sent to readers worldwide and they received updates from the desk of A.P. Fuchs. The newsletter covered four main topics: Writing/Creating/Publishing, Project Analysis, Creator Spotlight, Weekly Ramble. Exclusive to this collection is a special Issue Fifty-three A newsletter. Welcome to The Canister X Transmission: Year Two.
HOMEWARD BOUND by Bill van Bommel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
I had to dig out 40 years’ worth of sailing logs and numerous notes on the life I have lived and the places I have seen. I then began to appreciate what a privileged life I have been given.
Newswomen: Twenty-Five Years of Front-Page Journalism by Joyce Hoffmann
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 110,210. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
NEWSWOMEN: TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF FRONT-PAGE JOURNALISM is an anthology of stellar work by 17 seventeen great female literary and investigative reporters whose newspaper writing has garnered awards over the past quarter century. Each chapter features a bio, a selected story, and an author’s afterwords prepared especially for this book.
The Invisible Hand of God at Work An Extraordinary God Experienced in an Ordinary Life by Larry Burd
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 122,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
There are many references to “the hand of God” or “the hand of the Lord” in the Old & New Testaments. God’s invisible hand is at work in the lives of people who trust Him & walk obediently with Him. God’s hand saves, guides, provides, heals & performs miracles, but remains unseen to the human eye. This book is about the invisible hand of an extraordinary God at work in the life of an ordinary man.
The Crane Dance: Taking Flight in Midlife by William Finger
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
This memoir recounts how job loss triggered Finger to come to grips with long buried guilt as a white Mississippian and a family history of depression. His responses to major life transitions had hobbled him in dealing with fatherhood, breadwinning, and vocation. Drawing on the men’s movement, expressive arts, meditation, anti-depressants and therapy, he discovered a new vitality for life.
Leave a Legacy of Wisdom: A Process to Inspire Sharing Your Stories, Values & Insights by Iris Barratt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 116,550. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This powerful catalyst of intriguing questions, moving stories, gentle wisdom, meaningful insights and delicious humor is ready to inspire your life's treasury now. Do the right thing for your family and future generations! Embrace this opportunity to pass on your values, insights, wisdom and understandings to those you love. You are important and so is your life! Cherish and share it all now~
Questing Marilyn: In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel by Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed.
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 129,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Travel with Marilyn on a quest for Self discovery as she journeys through England and Ireland. Using the Holy Grail as a metaphor for her search for the essence of her authentic self, Marilyn shares personal thoughts, feelings, beliefs and challenges so you will feel you are along on her trip. Learn life skills that are incorporated into relationship issues as events do not meet her expectations.
Desperately seeking Xanadu by Jacey Winters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,640. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Desperately Seeking Xanadu Jacey Winters takes the reader through the various facets of buying that longed-for country property. For her, this proved a long and arduous task with many trials and tribulations brought about by those involved in the process: estate agents, auctioneers and even the actual vendors.
A Perfect Love to Conquer Perfectionism by Jennifer Z. Wright
Price: Free! Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Hear how a young woman bound by depression and anxiety stemming from perfectionism was completely set free by an intimate loving God. Learn how to date (and not to date!) as she spent 20 years searching for the ideal man in the midst of thriving Christian community. Then God flipped her world and priorities upside down.
Shrink: The Autobiography of a Psychotherapist by Jed Golden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The wild, autobiographical story of Marty Obler, shrink: his childhood in an extremely poor, dysfunctional family eventually returning to Brooklyn and storming through Brooklyn College, getting his Ph. D., and, finally beginning a successful practice as a psychotherapist, in which he details a number of riveting case studies, not the least of which is his own—more of a self-analysis.
A Spider in the Wind: My World, My Time, My Life, My Thoughts by Albert L. Chu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,680. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Growing up in the colonized Vietnam, this is an account of how, armed with a good family education and blessed with a good measure of luck, I managed to crawl my way out of the situation and eventually landed on the American soil, built a career and a family. My experience may serve as useful guide or at least a cautionary tale to youngsters who are looking down their life's path with wonderment.
James Garner: A Biography by Raymond Strait
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Internationally known as the star of three dozen movies and three television series, and a familiar face in TV commercials, James Garner is one of our finest actors. He is also one our funniest, but as he points out, "I don't do comedy. I do humor." And it is Garner's special brand of wry, subtle, carefully crafted funniness that has brought him widespread fame and a devoted following.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982) by Arjun Krishnan
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,760. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La revolución arrancó de raíz a Cecilia, con apenas seis años, de su cómodo hogar de clase media en Cuba y la plantó en el vecindario de bajos recursos de la Pequeña Habana en Miami. Su padre mujeriego se enfocó en reconstruir su carrera, persiguiendo la promesa americana de riquezas y liberación del pasado.