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Behind These Eyes: One Agoraphobic's Journey To A Meaningful Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,330. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The author takes us with her on her journey through a non-traditional life filled with adventure, pain and life affirming experiences. She suffers from a severe form of agoraphobia that does not keep her out of the game of life. While her story may not have the end we anticipate in a book about overcoming a disability, overcoming a disability is what she has achieved. We can all learn from her!
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
Born in Sarajevo
Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1992, what remained of the once diverse and peaceful Yugoslavia began to dissolve. The war that followed presented a picture that was much different than the normal depiction of good verses bad. The casualties ran deeper than the physical wounds and no one escaped unscathed. This is my story of a search for a new home and the separation from those I love... a story of being uprooted.
Mourning Has Broken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
Giving herself a year of mourning after her sister's untimely death, the author goes about her life as memories and myriads of emotions assail her. Through it all, she explores the meaning of life and the changing of her beliefs, taking the reader through a journey of sorrow, grief, regret, joy and hope.
Dust of the Danakil
Series: African Memoir, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
A gripping memoir of the 1974 humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia, Dust of the Danakil is a true story of an ill-conceived project in the violent, drought-stricken Danakil region. The author, sent by UK government pen-pushers to harness seasonal flood water and turn the notoriously aggressive Afar herdsmen into farmers, discovered a hostile environment that almost cost him him his life.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
On Giants' Shoulders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013 by WEC Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bringing new life to Japan. The inspiring story of a lad from southeast London, who became a missionary in Japan and today is an authority on Japanese literature.
The Hooker in the Lobby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 13, 2013 by PubliBook Ireland. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Hooker in the Lobby captures the essence of working in the hospitality industry – no two days are ever the same!
Supper with the President
Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
Home Again in Paris: Oscar, Leo and Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A lively, insightful, and poignant memoir about daily life in the France of myth and reality. The book is an inspirational personal journey and a portrait of modern France combining observation, anecdote, and a cast of colourful characters in a rich narrative that takes the reader on an eye-opening adventure into the French soul. Above all, it’s a book about faith, hope and the meaning of home.
Heist and High
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Dane Batty. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Nonviolent
Heist and High is the true story of Anthony Curcio’s decent from a life full of promise as a future football star into the hell of prescription drug addiction, the destruction it caused, and his willingness to do anything- even rob an armored truck- for what he thought would be that one last fix. Only after he turned his life around after prison can he give back to his community and start over.
For the Love of Beirut
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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This is a serious story of war told with both humor and gravity from a young boy's perspective, a perspective that matures and broadens as he comes of age. Boyhood escapades that rival Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are part of everyday life in Lebanon along with more daring deeds and just-in-time Houdini escapes. When Sam moves to show all in America what is happening in Beirut, he pays dearly.
Queenie, Letters from an Australian Army Nurse, 1915-1917
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Queenie is the evocative, moving and at times entertaining story, told through her letters home, of a young Army nurse’s perceptions of the events, people and places she experienced during the cataclysmic years of the First World War. Queensland’s youngest hospital matron at the age of 25, Gympie-born Edith Florence Avenell, usually known by her nickname Queenie, enlisted in the Australian Army Nu
Investigative Medium - the Awakening
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mystery, murder, suspense, and a passionately romantic love story set in a time that history forgot. Laine moved to an 18th Century Maryland plantation and found herself suddenly psychic. Since then, life has never been the same. Join Laine as she journeys from her first clairvoyant experience to acceptance of her gift, with the help of the spirit Jannette, a slave she meets along the way.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Maturing With God
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This is Jerry’s life-story of finding God and growing with Him until He became a personal all powerful loving Father. Jerry grew up in the slums with many problems. Major conflicts seemed to follow him. Some were even life threatening. Devine intervention as Jerry grew because of his dependence on God. He presents scientific proof using Einstein's method that a personal loving God exists.
Divine Secrets of the Ta-Ta Sisterhood: Pledging the Pink Sorority
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,700. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 45,Joanna Chapman confides what it's really like to join the pink ribbon sorority. The author guides the reader through Cancerland, whispering advice as she tackles rugged emotional terrain and unexpected detours, revealing why you should accept those foil-covered casseroles and when to give out "Stupid Passes" for well-meaning but clueless comments.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Strip Roads and Sports Cars
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
To many, the three decades recounted in this book can be described as the golden era' of motoring life in southern africa.
A Life Exposed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Beverly Schlechter is one of those people for whom “only in your dreams” often becomes a reality! This book takes “memoirs” way out of the box.