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Swallows in the Day (Bats in the Night)
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2012, Lorraine Watts was told she had months, not years, to live following a late diagnosis of cancer. 'Swallows in the Day (Bats in the Night)' chronicles her journey into lasting recovery. The book takes readers on an uplifting spiritual journey interwoven with positive memories of recent Istrian holidays.
Blond around the world ot I did it my way
You set the price! Words: 112,870. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book was translated from Russian by the author, with no correction of native English speakers so pleace don't judge it too strict. This is the travel book of a girl who happened to wander decently on our planet. She describes what made her run away from the gray and gloomy reality.How she survived along the way with minimal financial base. And not just survived but enjoyed the life.
I Was a Cold War Penguin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
Right On Laurel Street: Another Westside Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Jessica Smith, class clown of Santa Cruz High’s class of ’94, suffered multiple tragic losses after graduating. The most life-altering loss occurred the day Darryl Virostko won the 1st annual Mavericks contest. Here Smith shares the losses and lessons that restored her joy and will to live.
My Life with Dyslexia and other Shit...
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Words spelled right, but out of context don't make a story, they make a dictionary. Words assembled with sense, smarts and Imagination, but spelled wrong, still make a story. I’m Nicole Kiefer, I’m the author of two publishing house bestsellers in Germany and Waiting in the Wings here in North America, and I’m dyslexic. And this is my story! From miracle child to victim, to becoming an author.
The Scottish Ambassador, Learning How To Be Scottish in America
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bill Bryson with a Scottish accent. An ex-pat Scot travels the US, persuading bemused Americans to teach her things she never learned back home. As she Scottish country dances in Honolulu, attempts to play bagpipes in New Orleans and golfs for the first time on a rattlesnake-infested sand course in Arizona, she learns what it means to be Scottish, Scottish-American and at home so far from home.
Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Collection of short stories and embedded poems, based on real life experiences. The title has double meaning - to literally hit the rapids on a boat ride down a river or figuratively hit the rapids journeying the river of life. The author writes with sensitivity and hilarity, sharing stories from her life, introducing characters who whose antics and experiences will have you laughing out loud.
La Venezuela de Marianto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,090. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
La Venezuela de Marianto recoge el sentir y hacer de una mujer, madre, educadora y escritora venezolana nacida en Democracia en el año 1960. La escritora desliza su pluma en desahogo ante tanto sinsentido en su amado país desde la entrada del siglo XXI. Es la vivencia de la mujer venezolana de clase media que ha navegado entre la incertidumbre, la necesidad y la felicidad.
Only Yesterday: Times of my Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a book of adventures written by an eighty-five-year-old and dedicated to his two-year old grandson, containing drama, tragedy, comedy, not to mention history in its most exciting yet moving form. How can one not be enthralled by the extraordinary real life events related here?
TROUBLED MISSION: Fighting for Love, Spirituality and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,090. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A successful US attorney abandons his law practice to volunteer with a religious organization in Peru. In his sometimes romantic, sometimes terrifying, always inspiring memoir, John Wagner searches for love, spirituality, and the chance to fight against injustice and oppression in a country not his own, while working for a religious organization he could not trust.
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
Rupert Brooke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
Forget Me Not - A Bouquet of Stories, Thoughts and Memories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A thousand ‘Forget-me-nots’ have lined my path. From adoption, babies, cancer, dating, depression, dogs, earthquake, escape, grandmas, kayaking, love, Olympics, politics, from superstition, war to weeping angels and many surprises in-between – these stories are part of me and part of the people who touched my life. They are independent of each other and surely incite discussion.
Death, Brooklyn, and the Gritty Side of Grace
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Death, Brooklyn, and the Gritty Side of Grace is a hospice social worker's journey through her internship in the wilds of Brooklyn. It weaves together various patients' stories and the lessons gleaned from them. She meets a man who dies in his family's living room with nowhere for the body to go; a middle-aged man who angrily, tenaciously fights death (and fights his hospice worker); a cancer pati
A Model Tells All
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ines C., a fashion model who also loves to write, brings you an insider view of the fashion industry. With countless fashion shows and magazine covers under her belt, Ines tells all the glitter and the mud of an interesting and cutthroat industry. This book is the full picture of what it's really like to be a model and is more entertaining than watching the show from the first row!
My Shoes Don't Fit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
This is a breathtaking adventure— of a young man in a battle to rise above the tragedies of his life. There are many life lessons to be learned. Although Richard Botchwey writes from the viewpoint of his Ghanaian heritage, readers of other cultures will connect with the universality of his theme, and the unique way in which he uses metaphor to demonstrate success in life in dire circumstances.
The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages.
For the Love of Dogs: My Life in Dog Years
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Sixteen dogs and their roles in 50 years of the author's life are described. This is a book about the love of dogs, the pain of losing them, the joy of traveling and living with them, and the effects they have on our lives. It also details the author's growing up in Alaska, relationships, moves to various states, and struggles to survive life's tragedies, all with the help of her dogs.
Noe Jordania: Mon Passe -Traduit et annoté par Christine Pagava Boulez
Price: Free! Words: 73,770. Language: French. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Voici en traduction francaise les memoires tant attendues de Noe Jordania, premier president de Georgie, qui fut l'un des principaux acteurs de la longue lutte qui mena a l'effondrement de l'Empire Tsariste et l'Independence de la Georgie apres 115 d'occupation russe.
The Other Side of the River
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A deep searching into the ways we become dammed and how we recover fluidity. A journey through memory and time, personal and shared landscapes to discover the source, the flow and the deltas of women and water. Part memoir, part manifesto, part travelogue and part love letter to myth and ecology, The Other Side of the River is an intricately woven tale of finding your flow ... and your roots.