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Little Prince: The Accidental Life of a Lucky Orphan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by WingSpan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1937, during the Great Depression, the young mother of a two-year-old boy died while giving birth to a baby girl, and the boy's father, victim of severe depression, abandoned the family, leaving the boy an orphan. More than seven decades later, the author, in this personal memoir, relates how he was raised with much love by his late mother's family, and has led a happy, productive life.
Madame Parapluie
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 131,730. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 17, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parapluie é um relato de coragem cuja mensagem de esperança, tão importante nos dias de hoje, vai além do tempo dos factos e das pessoas referidas. É um testemunho de sabedoria, um manual de iluminação, e não só uma autobiografia de Elisa Damião.
MAFIA WIFE: Love, Murder & Madness
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a taste for adventure and an agonizing childhood. When they were married two years later, he was not yet a “made man” in the powerful Gambino crime family. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. But Lynda was so happy to be out of her domineering mother’s loveless house.
Swimming Against the Tide
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Taxi Driver To Doctor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,990. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / general
The journey of an ordinary person with learning constraints, disease affected rising to the top of personal and academic achievement, against considerable odds. A story of persistence, commitment and dedication.
The Faceless Man
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is a saga of two close friends who let it all go, packed their meagre possessions onto two motorbikes and rode across Australia for the sake of doing so. Along the way they crossed jungles, traversed mountains, fought storms, went hungry, were thirsty, slept wild and yelled their defiant freedom into the face of the sun. This is a tale of self-definition through travel.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
Redemption Is Real
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 88,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In Redemption, Rein explores the second half of the journey of the woman who rebelled against the church because of being hurt by leadership, which tailspins into a black hole of abandoning completely her moral and spiritual values to explore a darker world of anger, partying, promiscuity, exploring with sexual perversion, and sinking into a pit that she found difficult to climb out of.
When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
Mike Resnick’s Worldcons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of articles, from 5-time Hugo winner and Worldcon Guest of Honor Mike Resnick, about the Worldcons he attended—and with an introduction by Worldcon Guest of Honor and Nebula Grand Master Robert Silverberg.
I Am Not Garbage
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 182,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
I Am Not Garbage is an inspiring account of one woman's journey to redemption, restoration, and revolution. Not only will the reader learn about hers, they will be compelled to find their own healing. Readers will be taken on a journey of tragedy to triumph as the author spins her tale of molestation, rape, and abuse, to redemption and transformation.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
Segredo inTemporal
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 10, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Quando sonhar pouco mais é do que estar ausente da realidade. Quando relembrar o sonho não passa de um despertar admirado para essa realidade.
A Small House in France
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A magical holiday to rural France with their children had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington - to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
The Grown-Ups Wouldn’t Like It
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
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.
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth
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.
We're Just Not That Into You: Dating Disasters from the Trenches
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.
Whenever I Fall
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
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