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The Grown-Ups Wouldn’t Like It by Delia Despair
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 200,240. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"For the first five years of my life I was brought up by someone my mother happened to meet on the beach. 'I'm going back to Nigeria next week to rejoin my husband,' she mentioned to this woman, 'but I've got a baby of six months and I don't know what to do with her..."
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa by Roland Minor
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
We're Just Not That Into You: Dating Disasters from the Trenches by Karina Smirnoff & Lindsay Rielly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Dancing with the Stars pro Karina Smirnoff and her best friend and manager, Lindsay Rielly, dish about their dating escapades with A-listers and average Joes, the craziest pickup lines they’ve ever heard, and the unbelievable moves guys have tried to land them both.
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth by Patricia Velasquez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The riveting story of a Latina actress and supermodel, and her rise from a poor neighborhood in Venezuela to the fashion runways of Milan, Paris, New York, and London. Patricia Velasquez worked tirelessly to help lift her family out of poverty, but she spent years hiding her true self from those she loved most. In this intimate memoir, she finally reveals the naked truth about her life.
Whenever I Fall by Vikki Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Over the years I’ve been asked what it is like raising a child with special needs, how we cope, how we manage to battle on through the tough times, so I decided to write it all down on paper in the hopes that it raises awareness and may even help someone who is going through the same journey. This is my true account about a life with a special boy.
Time Grooves and Travel Records by Adrian Breeden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
Tak Trzymać. cz.2 by Władysław Chmielewski
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Książka "Tak trzymać!" cz.2 jest opisem wydarzeń z lat 1991-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat i zaokrętowałem jako kapitan na statek s/s "Wieczorek". W czasie 26 lat (1971-98) byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach. Część 1 obejmuje wspomnienia z lat 1955-90.
Confessions of a Librarian - A Memoir of Loves by Barbara Foster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
In the spirit of such classic female erotic adventurers as Anais Nin, Erica Jong and Toni Bentley, Barbara Foster shares the story of four women who meet to tell the lurid details of their worldly romantic encounters in Confessions of a Librarian: A Memoir of Loves. From Istanbul, Buenos Aries, Israel and back to New York, featuring young women to women of a certain age.
The Journey That Never Was by Jeanne de Ferranti
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
Lot Albatrosa by Władysław Chmielewski
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: Polish. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
Książka "Lot Albatrosa" jest opisem wybranych wydarzeń podczas nauki w Szkole Morskiej (1955-60 r.), na praktykach na żaglowcach oraz z lat 1961-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach handlowych: w latach 1962-70 jako oficer pokładowy, a w latach 1971-99 na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat. Byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach.
A Lifetime in the Eye of the Storm by Andre Nguyen Van Chau
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,610. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Hiep lived her life, from earliest childhood, at the center of the war. This is her story of love and loss, triumph and tragedy. It is the story of all women who have lived through a war, with only their steadfast love, hope and faith in God to give them the strength to go on living.
Sacada del Polvo by Avis Goodhart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: Spanish. Published: January 30, 2015 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A pesar de un trasfondo de abuso infantil, dislexia e infidelidad matrimonial, Avis realizó su primer viaje internacional de misiones a la edad de cincuenta años. La Iglesia, la Escuela y el Orfanato que ella fundó en el norte del Perú, fue el resultado tanto de su dolor como de su obediencia radical al Señor, sacando del polvo a miles de personas. Esta convincente historia es de una mujer común y
Sir Harry Gibbs: Without fear or favour by Joan Priest
Price: $2.36 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This biography concerns one of Queensland's and Australia's most distinguished lawyers and jurists, Sir Harry Gibbs. Born in Ipswich in 1917, he studied law at the University of Queensland before going on to a legal career of great accomplishment, culminating in his taking the top position in the Australian judicial system. He was Chief Justice of the Australian High Court from 1981-1987.
Scholars and Gentlemen by Joan Priest
Price: $1.57 USD. Words: 147,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
There are a number of remarkable families who have made their mark on Australian life in the 20th century — Street, Kent-Hughes, Bonython, Cilento, Durack, Mackerras — are some that spring instantly to mind. It has been my purpose to illustrate this by tracing the diverse careers of the Mackerras family and assessing the contribution they have made to the development of this country.
My Military Years by David Feeney
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The incredibly true story of a daring and cunning band of rogue army clerks working with the anti-war underground to shuffle family men and unrecognized conscientious objectors away from combat in Vietnam. Private Feeney, the groups leader, flew weekly from Boston to Oakland Army Base and put men into the trunks of cars and helped them escape - five minutes after delivering them as his prisoner.
The Dancing Debutante by Elfrida Eden Fallowfield
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Elfrida Eden was born into a distinguished family – her uncle was a Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. As one of the last true ‘debs’ she mingled with the stars. She auditioned for Judy Garland and turned down Norman Wisdom’s offer of a film role. She also turned Sean Connery down when he made a pass at her at a party after being cast as James Bond.
In Search of Oneness - A Memoir of Hope and Healing by Annette Erickson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,240. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
An attempt to define this memoir is like trying to define life in one breath. You are invited to bear witness to the power of a single vision experienced by a five-year-old girl. Lou’s vision carries, holds and guides her through years of silence and being silenced. Step inside these pages and walk this winding path of hope, healing and transformation with Annette/Lou.
A Pearl Necklace by Mi Xue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,320. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
A Pearl Necklace is the compelling true story of a Chinese American's struggles and victories strung together throughout life, weaving sorrows, joys, and lessons learned to create a beautiful masterpiece of inspiration and brilliance. MiXue reaches beyond the depths of her Chinese roots and the heights of the American dream to find her most profound identity and fulfillment beyond herself.
As Algemas de Ouro by Adalzimiro R.
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 26, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ao longo da História da Humanidade, sempre nos disseram, que quando nasce um ser humano, seja homem ou mulher, ele tem o seu destino traçado. Como eu sou igual a todo o mundo vou seguir assim as mesmas regras.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It by John Rezell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.