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Coming Up for Air: My Journey with Bipolar Disorder by Melany Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Melany Woods was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19. She has been through six manic episodes and depression, one hypomanic episode, three hospitalizations. Melany brings you on her journey from a somewhat normal life to the roller coaster life of bipolar disorder. She will bring you into the experience of bipolar disorder from the eyes of the patient.
Smiles, Tears And Heartbreaks by Lakshman Singh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 1 review)
After my wife passed away I began to write in earnest. This industrious activity though quite therapeutic in helping me cope with the loss of my wife left me with a stack of essays and shorts pertaining to random happenings in my life. The stories have been intentionally left unarranged, like the random events that generated them. The reader is at liberty to enjoy or to trash accordingly.
The Compassionate Rebel Revolution: Ordinary People Changing the World by Burt Berlowe
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 178,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In this compassionate rebel sequel, we look at how millions of individual citizen actions have become a massive social change movement that offers every person a chance to make a difference in the world. We feature 65 everyday heroes who have turned adversity into triumph, compassion into commitment and anger into activism, and whose acts of caring and courage are transforming society.
Swinging on the Garden Gate: A Spiritual Memoir by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A woman's coming-of-age journey through the rugged landscape of Wales to the reflective quiet of a retreat center. Along the way she questions and explores the depth of her Methodist faith as she comes to terms with her bisexual identity. Andrew skillfully and seamlessly weaves the threads of spirituality, sexuality and the creative process out of the compelling events of her life.
Please May I Leave The Room ? by Ken Griffin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
Marbles by Bob Biederman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,220. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Frontiers of Mortality, the singular memoir by Robert Biederman, is a collection of 21 unforgettable and extravagantly diverse personal experiences. Biederman examines life at inception, at death, and the many moral choices in between. His focus is on family relationships, their evolution and devolution as well as a few comic moments that reflect some of the absurdity in our judgment.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times by Margaret Christopoulos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Travesía en el Tapón del Darién by Héctor Ruiz-Ospina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Narra los acontecimientos que le ocurrieron al autor durante el mes de febrero del año 2008 en la selva conocida como: El Tapón del Darién, ubicada en la frontera entre Colombia y Panamá.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back by M. M. Justus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
The Importance of Being Ernest: The Life of Actor Jim Varney (Stuff that Vern doesn't even know) by Justin Lloyd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Ernest, the lovable blue-collar buffoon, was a staple of pop culture in countless commercials, movies and a Saturday-morning TV show. Jim Varney was the actor who portrayed the unforgettable homespun character. Jim's nephew, Justin Lloyd, traces Jim’s journey from a talented young actor in Kentucky to an iconic entertainment figure who gained worldwide stardom.
Confesiones. San Agustin by San Agustin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Discipleship, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Esta selección contiene la sustancia de la obra con la que San Agustín logró un análisis penetrante respecto a las más complejas impresiones del alma, a la elevación del sentimiento y a la profundidad de sus visiones filosóficas.De todos los trabajos del llamado santo doctor de la Iglesia católica, ninguno ha sido más leído y admirado universalmente, como este.
Confessions of a Golf Slut by Susan Fornoff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris. by Cris Hammond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
Turn Left at the Devil Tree by Derek Pugh
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
Higher Than Eagles: The Tragedy and Triumph of an American Family by Maralys Wills
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,270. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
He was the first in a family of six children, with parents who initially balked at his fantasies. Prevailing against all the people who called him impractical, a dreamer, Bobby Wills became a legend in the fledgling sport of hang gliding. A family saga written by a mother and one of her six children.
It's Good by Linda Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Drawing from her own experiences living in Indonesia for 20 years, Linda Higgins writes about an adventure of a lifetime, bringing this colorful part of the world to life in a way that will stay with you long after you finish reading.
Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
Dysfunctional: The Rick Langlais Story by Andrew Fehr
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Richard Langlais. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Rick emerged from a childhood of horrific abuse to become a powerful street fighter, drug dealer and enforcer, only to spiral into the depths of addiction and despair. At his lowest point Rick gave his life to Jesus. This was the beginning of the hardest battle of his life as he fought to overcome the addictions and demons of his past and learned to fit into a world that he knew nothing about.
The Koran and the life of the prophet Muhammad by Kåre Bluitgen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography for the whole family based on the Koran and the first Islamic accounts of the prophet Muhammad’s life. It tells about the time before the prophet’s birth, his upbringing and prophetic calling. The migration from Mecca to Medina became a turning point. Muhammad founded his new religion there and the biography traces his life as the head of the family, statesman and military commander.