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Voyage to Wild Africa by Brian Dawtrey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow Brian Dawtrey and his family as they adventure from rural England to the wilds of Africa; meeting foxes, chickens, elephants and lions along the way. Brian Dawtrey shares his witty and informative memoirs of a life less ordinary; joined by a colourful cast of friends and acquaintances, both human and otherwise.
But for the Grace of God by William R. Pogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
Deserving Of Love: A Woman's Journey in Search of Happiness by Amanda Morash-Parsons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Deserving of Love is a tell-all, uninhibited look at one woman's determination to break the family cycle-to stop hating and fighting-and find the love she was desperately seeking. With a burning will to survive, Amanda starts a journey that will not only bring tears to your eyes but also make you laugh along the way.
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust by Carlos J. Sanchez Sanchez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist by Maggi Ansell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
My Cancer Has Many Faces by Alero Dabor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,900. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
As a busy single mother, leasehold manager, and law student, Alero Dabor at first thought the exhaustion that plagued her through the summer of 2006 needed no further explanation. But a chance examination lead to a diagnosis of breast cancer. Through journal entries, Alero explores the many faces of her cancer from the initial shock at her diagnosis until she takes command of her treatment.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir by Christine Larsen
Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off!) Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.
Mostly A Mystic: Reflections on a Spiritual (But Not Religious) Life by D. Patrick Miller
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
"a constantly touching and insightful memoir..." — from the Foreword by JACOB NEEDLEMAN Twenty-five years in the making, the spiritual memoir of Fearless Books founder D. Patrick Miller is now available in print. MOSTLY A MYSTIC: Reflections on a Spiritual (But Not Religious) Life tells the story of how a young investigative reporter transformed into a modern mystic.
Med Sai Baba ved min Side by Marguerite Jalving
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 89,070. Language: Danish. Published: December 14, 2014 by Erik Istrup Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Marguerite Jalving står fast ved sine meninger, i såvel spontan vrede, som glad begejstring, og med af og til lidet ærbødige tanker til Sai Baba, når det går for vidt. At hun samtidig rummer den dybeste hengivenhed til det guddommelige, er denne bogs paradoks. Derfor fremstår den også, både morsomt og inderlig hengivent. Illustreret med Sai Baba’s kunst via Jalving.
Don't Ask Me To Believe by Clare Nonhebel
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Re-Run: My 30-day Experiment to Fall Back in Love with Running by Tony Markey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
"I was a youthful Zephyr, flying with the wind in my face, fleet of foot and bold of spirit. But 35 years later I have a sorrowful confession to make: I hate running." Tony Markey sucks at running, and he knows it. Follow his 30-day challenge to see if he can fall back in love with running. Starting with 30 minutes of running every day and finishing on day 30 with the Seattle Half-Marathon!
The Phoenix of Hotel Freds by Mateo Marquez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Whether the resurrection of this unique phoenix can also lead ultimately to his redemption hangs in the balance, and five diversely memorable women have big says in the pitched battle for the soul of Mateo Marquez. It is his distinctive voice we hear throughout, in its insistent allusions, over-the-top tropes, and strangely endearing raunchiness—two parts wise guy and one part pure sage.
Echoes From the Family Kitchen by Frank Calcagno
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The discovery of two hundred letters between his mom and dad during WWII (while serving with the Seabees in North Africa and Guam) leads a son on a journey of discovery 200,000 years in the making. Their story brings him in close contact with Sicily in the 1800s to the American shores, revealing glimpses of Depression-Age America in Western NY to the present.
Under the SS Shadow by Shirley Stephens & Traugott Vogel
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
UNDER THE SS SHADOW is a true story of a Hitler Youth, an SS major's son, who runs for his life in war-torn Europe. He sees his father shot down by guerrillas, rebuilds his life from the ruins, leaves Hitler's SS emblem for another symbol.
Walking on Ice by Emma Stevens
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walking on Ice is the 1st book in a trilogy of memoirs which are part romance and part “girl’s own adventure”. The story opens in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. For adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears by Carolyn Day
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears is the story of retired music manager Ron Eckerman who found love and happiness and then was diagnosed with AML, a fast growing bone marrow cancer. His career included managing bands of the 70's. He survived the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash of 1977 and wrote the book "Turn it up! My years with Lynyrd Skynyrd." He lost his battle with cancer in May of 2014.
She's No Turnip by Karen Wilton
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
She’s No Turnip is the true story of a mother’s journey from conception, miscarriages and eventually the birth of her baby and the months that follow. A warm and deeply personal account as the mother shares her memories of a baby born with a chromosome abnormality – Trisomy 18, Edward’s Syndrome.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant by Danielle Hugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Nichijo: The Testimony of John Provoo by John Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In 1940, John David Provoo, a young American Buddhist studying in Japan, was urged by the U.S. Embassy to return home. In 1942, as a US Army Sergeant in the Philippines, he was among those captured on Corregidor. After years of POW camps on Taiwan and Japan, he was forced to make propaganda broadcasts from Radio Tokyo. He was convicted in a 1952 NYC treason trial, the decision overturned in 1954.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance by Ken Wachsberger & Bernard Mednicki
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."