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Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty by Stephen Mann
Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o
How To Make A Social Justice Warrior by Will Shetterly
Price: Free! Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014 by CatYelling. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Will Shetterly may be the only person who has gotten death threats from both racists and anti-racists. This is his history of of flamewars, black lists, and mobbing by science fiction fans who believe they will make a better world by raging on the internet.
Southern Raised in the Fifties by Ralph Hood
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 81,710. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ralph Hood, Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame member, was called “a funny man” by Oprah Winfrey. A master storyteller, he writes of his youth in coastal Georgia, making a Molotov cocktail, robbing a prison and painting “Zorro” on a water tower. His stories touch on music, morals, poetry, young love, first dates, religion, being “raised right," and one risque tale he left unfinished. You figure it out.
Sight Beyond What I See: The Moses Jerome Jordan Story by Amos Lundy, Jr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Moses grew up in the sixties. His early years were filled with drama and excitement that would continue until adulthood. All he wanted to do was to be accepted by his family. He was determined to find love in school or through friendships that he would find in later years. Like many youths whose fathers left them as infants, he would not feel sorry for himself. His mindset was to never give up.
Sleeping with Lions by Netta Pfeifer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Searching for an answer to the question, What is love?, Netta Pfeifer journeys from Hollywood, California to Africa, where she works with Joy and George Adamson of Born Free fame, their cheetahs and lions. Her safari ends at an ashram in India where she learns about bhakti, the yoga of love and devotion, meets the beautiful man in her childhood vision, and he becomes her teacher, her guru.
Not Done Yet: A Tale of Transformation Through Transplant Surgery by Sharon Lamhut Willen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Vivid recollections and delightful anecdotes show us how the power and generosity of the human spirit come together to make real life miracles happen. An inspirational story of the journey through liver transplant surgery. Contains practical recommendations for those with health challenges and models of resilience for anyone who has ever asked, "Why me?", "What now?" and "Can I handle this?"
Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 2: School by Benjamin Tomes
Series: Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A nationally acclaimed teacher and coach, Benjamin Tomes provides a captivating backstory to an unlikely success story. Tomes provides a unique perspective on growing up in the public educational system with ADHD, before anyone knew what ADHD was . Filled with biting sarcasm and wicked humor, the gory details of his school experience deliver blunt force drama with brutal honesty.
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian by Courtney Diehl
You set the price! Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and “laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can’t make up”- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado Rockies. Diehl makes us laugh, cry and smile, and shows what it’s really like to be a mobile veterinarian.
Tails From Dublin (And I Don't Mean Ireland!) by Ed Manolio
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
A most unique book written from my Irish Setter dog Dublin's perception . Both adults and children will enjoy this true life story. After spending every day for almost thirteen years together, I believe that if Dublin could have put pen to paper, this book is as close as possible to the what the result would be. A heartwarming book about a dog's life and times through her own eyes.
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy by Joseph McMoneagle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
Lucie Aubrac - the Schoolteacher who fought the Gestapo by Phil Beardmore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Never before fully told in English, this is the inspiring biography of Lucie Aubrac, one of the leaders of the French Resistance in Lyon. A true love story involving sabotage, subterfuge and prison escapes, it provides a living example of boundless courage in the face of Nazi terror.
Dam Foolishness by Raff Ellis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dam foolishness is a series of recollections of the author's life growing up in small-town America. The characters he encountered along the way are incorporated into a number of entertaining short stories that are both humorous and poignant. Many readers have said they were reminded of their own experiences in the towns where they grew up.
SURVIVING BRIGITTE’S SECRETS by Saskia Tepe
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A unique and true story of how Saskia's mother, Brigitte, survived the holocaust and her own experiences as the child of a holocaust survivor in circumstances that will surprise many readers.
French Connection Blues by Peter Bono
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In the early 70s, a young cop discovered how narcotics detectives were stealing confiscated drugs and reselling them to the dealers, so got involved in a secret investigation that put not only his life but the lives of his family and friends...and even his sanity...in jeopardy. This is his story.
I Choose Hope by Nikki Abramson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Being told by doctors at the age of five that she would die in her teens, Nikki Abramson learned how to live in the present. Mentors taught her how to overcome challenges and obstacles through faith and believing in the power of positivity. Nikki addresses what it is like to want to 'fit in' with society through her struggles as an international adoptee and battling serious rare disabilities.
Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing by Nigel Collett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
MS Madness: A "Giggle More, Cry Less" Story of Multiple Sclerosis by Yvonne deSousa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,880. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
Life with multiple sclerosis can be daunting, but Yvonne shares her giggles at the bizarre world she has unwittingly entered and the new perspectives it has given her on life. MS Madness makes us realize that with a sense of humor, we can survive anything.
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..." by J. Quick
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Within these pages the reader will find the mostly true ramblings, mid-life musings, and occasional opinion offerings of a secondary teacher. Teachers of teenagers might resonate with the stories, future teachers might gain insight before entering the classroom, and non-teachers might get a glimpse into the classified life of a certified teacher. Hopefully, all readers will find humor and hope.
The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children by Patrick Farenga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Remembrances about the life and ideas of John Holt, a school reform advocate and best-selling author who became the secular founder of the homeschooling movement. Holt is a pivotal figure in American education whose ten books and work continue to inspire both schoolteachers and homeschoolers to help children learn in their own ways.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 230,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.