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Silent Courage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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At the age of twenty-five, Mary Byrne Eigel finally found the answer she had pursued since childhood. The reason for her unexplained, persistent pain was finally named. She learned she had been born with bi-lateral hip dysplasia. Mary presents an insightful perspective on the attitude, tools, and resources she enlisted while navigating her own road to wellness and a pain-free lifestyle.
From Condoms to Cabbages
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 109,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control, Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
From Condoms to Cabbages: An Authorized Biography of Mechai Viravaidya In Thailand, a condom is called a "Mechai". Mechai Viravaidya, Thailand's Condom King, has used this most anatomically suggestive contraceptive device to turn the conventional family planning establishment on its head. First came condom blowing contests, then T-shirts with condom shrouded anthropomorphic penises...
I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Heritage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
In 1969, Ann-Marie Dornn's parents did the unthinkable. They left a Hutterite colony near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba with seven children and little else, to start a new life. Overnight, the family was thrust into a society they did not understand and which knew little of their unique culture. The transition was overwhelming.
Lost in Mangroves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.
Of Dreams and Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,660. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Pursuing God-given dreams is a futile effort unless we are doing so in faith. Many of us neglect to go to God with our dreams because we think they are too small or too insignificant to bother Him with them. But what we forget is that some of these dreams that are burning within us were planted there by God Himself, and He’s waiting fervently for us to partner with Him to fulfill these dreams.
Surviving Myself
Price: Free! Words: 146,280. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Abused on every level, a young woman leaves home looking for a fresh start. Drugs, alcohol, and bad relationships lead her down a dark road from which she wonders if she can ever return. Follow her story from childhood to adulthood as she searches for truth, hope, and real love.
Forced Reckoning — The Detailed Truth About How Mitt Romney’s Business Skeletons Became Barack Obama’s Winning Strategy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Forced Reckoning delves into politcs, labor issues, family struggles, and wealth inequity. The resounding message proved throughout the book is: You can achieve great things through commitment, change and a drive to do better things with your life. He details his link to Mitt Romney and how he became involved in Obama's re-election campaign.
B4:20 Trippin' Down the Reaper's Road: A Deadly Descent into Drug Addiction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,100. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Lemon Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonus included, free copy of Bestselling Novel 'Informally Educated' B4:20 is a gritty book about drug addiction. It contains Foul language and Adult Situations. For some the euphoria and enlightenment they provide help to ease the stress of a world careening out of control. For others they provide a life of escalating nightmares.
Wewak Mission
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Lionel Veale's story of the Wewak Mission provides readers with an authentic image of the hazardous missions that were factors in every Coastwatcher party assignment as they penetrated and worked behind enemy lines, seeking vital information which ultimately played an important part in the winning of the war.
Daughters of Spain
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This collection of first-hand interviews offers us a snapshot of the lives of women living in Spain from the Spanish Civil War until the present day. Daughters of Spain gives a gripping account of the hard won changes within society for Spanish women, through the eyes and experiences of the interviewees themselves.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 1
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: British English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Prof. N. Kasturi, who had the extreme fortune of being close to Bhagawan Baba, has brought out in this volume the life story of the Divine Avatar from His birth in 1926 to 1961. For those, who are unaware of Baba’s might, this book will reveal His mahimas and leelas.
From A Caregiver's Point Of View
Series: For One Night Only, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For it is in giving that we receive ... A slowly evolving spiritual quest takes the narrator of From a Caregiver's Point of View to a multitude of intentional communities over a roughly twenty year period, beginning in Glasgow, Scotland and culminating in Jacksonville, Florida. What does he learn from these experiences and how does his search impact the lives of the people he interacts with?
A Successful Landing On Safe Ground - The Dangerous Escape From Khomeini’s Claws To The Land Of Freedom Sweden
Price: Free! Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This is the story of my life, a life with different dimensions, aspects and prospects from Iran to Sweden The story of a free-fall from the blue sky to the earth by the flying poet, writer, and artist, Akram Monfared-Arya.
A Year of Living Positively, Volume 1
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 86,690. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
This is a collection of daily autobiographical blog posts on the theme of living positively.Starting the day after my last birthday, I have written for 120 days straight of blogging so far. My goal of is to complete 365 posts. Through this process of reporting and reflecting, I have begun to develop my own concept of positive thinking and arrived at eight steps to live positively.
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram Volume 2
Series: Sathyam Sivam Sundaram, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: British English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Publications Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
This second volume of “Sathyam Sivam Sundaram” narrates the life history of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, covering the period 1962 to 1968, when He was at the age of 36 to 42 years, in Prof. N. Kasturi’s inimitable, poetic style.
My-Te-Fine Merchant
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Pioneering merchant Fred G. Meyer created one-stop shopping centers and changed Pacific Northwest shopping habits during a 70-year career. The domineering, smart, aggressive and abrasive entrepreneur became an iconic figure admired for his devotion to customers and to cutting costs. Parsimonious himself, Meyer left his vast estate to create Oregon's largest charitable trust.
Under a Morning Glory Cloud
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about five little girls who lived in a small remote town in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia. After their mother died, the girls at the age of ten to two along with a young lad who the family had taken in lived on their own in an old haunted house when their father had to work away from home.
La vida de Buda
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,280. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Este libro ofrece un análisis fascinante de la tradición alrededor de la vida de Buda: como leyenda y personaje. Desde sus ancestros, su nacimiento y juventud, hasta sus días finales, esta obra hace una crónica exacta de las primeras prédicas, de los veinte años de peregrinación, del establecimiento de las escuelas rivales de filosofía y mucho más
La historia de Lao Tse
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,600. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
Este libro nos introduce en la vida y trayectoria de uno de los grandes pensadores y fundador del sistema filosofico denominado taoismo, contenido en el clasico Tao Te King, que tuvo un gran impacto en la filosofia china de los periodos subsecuentes.
La historia de Confucio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Confucio es el más grande filósofo chino y por más de dos mil años ha sido parte de la conciencia ética, la vida espiritual, las tradiciones y costumbres de China. Este libro cuenta su vida, la pobreza en su juventud, su desarrollo espiritual y la creacion de la escuela de pensamiento o confucionismo.