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Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids by Barbie-Jo Smith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Collection of short stories and embedded poems, based on real life experiences. The title has double meaning - to literally hit the rapids on a boat ride down a river or figuratively hit the rapids journeying the river of life. The author writes with sensitivity and hilarity, sharing stories from her life, introducing characters who whose antics and experiences will have you laughing out loud.
La Venezuela de Marianto by María Antonieta Angarita Sergent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,090. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
La Venezuela de Marianto recoge el sentir y hacer de una mujer, madre, educadora y escritora venezolana nacida en Democracia en el año 1960. La escritora desliza su pluma en desahogo ante tanto sinsentido en su amado país desde la entrada del siglo XXI. Es la vivencia de la mujer venezolana de clase media que ha navegado entre la incertidumbre, la necesidad y la felicidad.
Only Yesterday: Times of my Life by Richard Baldwyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a book of adventures written by an eighty-five-year-old and dedicated to his two-year old grandson, containing drama, tragedy, comedy, not to mention history in its most exciting yet moving form. How can one not be enthralled by the extraordinary real life events related here?
TROUBLED MISSION: Fighting for Love, Spirituality and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru by John Wagner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,090. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A successful US attorney abandons his law practice to volunteer with a religious organization in Peru. In his sometimes romantic, sometimes terrifying, always inspiring memoir, John Wagner searches for love, spirituality, and the chance to fight against injustice and oppression in a country not his own, while working for a religious organization he could not trust.
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919 by Ella P. Jordan Dale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
Rupert Brooke by Keith Hale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
Forget Me Not - A Bouquet of Stories, Thoughts and Memories by Giselle Roeder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A thousand ‘Forget-me-nots’ have lined my path. From adoption, babies, cancer, dating, depression, dogs, earthquake, escape, grandmas, kayaking, love, Olympics, politics, from superstition, war to weeping angels and many surprises in-between – these stories are part of me and part of the people who touched my life. They are independent of each other and surely incite discussion.
Death, Brooklyn, and the Gritty Side of Grace by Carolyn Gartner LMSW
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Death, Brooklyn, and the Gritty Side of Grace is a hospice social worker's journey through her internship in the wilds of Brooklyn. It weaves together various patients' stories and the lessons gleaned from them. She meets a man who dies in his family's living room with nowhere for the body to go; a middle-aged man who angrily, tenaciously fights death (and fights his hospice worker); a cancer pati
A Model Tells All by Ines C.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ines C., a fashion model who also loves to write, brings you an insider view of the fashion industry. With countless fashion shows and magazine covers under her belt, Ines tells all the glitter and the mud of an interesting and cutthroat industry. This book is the full picture of what it's really like to be a model and is more entertaining than watching the show from the first row!
My Shoes Don't Fit by Richard Paa Kofi Botchwey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
This is a breathtaking adventure— of a young man in a battle to rise above the tragedies of his life. There are many life lessons to be learned. Although Richard Botchwey writes from the viewpoint of his Ghanaian heritage, readers of other cultures will connect with the universality of his theme, and the unique way in which he uses metaphor to demonstrate success in life in dire circumstances.
The Life and Times of a Jaguar Apprentice by Adrian Bott
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
An actual snapshot in time of a Jaguar Apprentice's journey in the 1960's. Good life lessons for all youngsters are prevalent throughout the pages.
For the Love of Dogs: My Life in Dog Years by Jory Ames
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Sixteen dogs and their roles in 50 years of the author's life are described. This is a book about the love of dogs, the pain of losing them, the joy of traveling and living with them, and the effects they have on our lives. It also details the author's growing up in Alaska, relationships, moves to various states, and struggles to survive life's tragedies, all with the help of her dogs.
Noe Jordania: Mon Passe -Traduit et annoté par Christine Pagava Boulez by Redjeb Jordania
Price: Free! Words: 73,770. Language: French. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Voici en traduction francaise les memoires tant attendues de Noe Jordania, premier president de Georgie, qui fut l'un des principaux acteurs de la longue lutte qui mena a l'effondrement de l'Empire Tsariste et l'Independence de la Georgie apres 115 d'occupation russe.
The Other Side of the River by Eila Carrico
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A deep searching into the ways we become dammed and how we recover fluidity. A journey through memory and time, personal and shared landscapes to discover the source, the flow and the deltas of women and water. Part memoir, part manifesto, part travelogue and part love letter to myth and ecology, The Other Side of the River is an intricately woven tale of finding your flow ... and your roots.
The Game Warden's Son by Steven T. Callan
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Retired game warden Steven T. Callan’s love of nature and passion for protecting wildlife took root long before he experienced the adventures described in his book, Badges, Bears, and Eagles. In The Game Warden’s Son, he recounts more of his own investigations along with those of his game warden father and their colleagues. Intertwined with these tales is the story of a boy and his father.
Recipes for Life: My Memories by Linda Evans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Essays
Linda Evans warmly and candidly serves up a delightful banquet that her Dynasty fans will truly savor. Complete with over 40 recipes, some handed down through generations, some taught by famous friends, some inspired by travels around the world, and still others from her winning appearance on Hell's Kitchen. Recipes for Life is a treasure trove of recipes of a life well-lived by a woman well-loved
He Am What He Am! Jack Mercer the Voice of Popeye by Fred M. Grandinetti
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The definitive biography of voice actor Jack Mercer. Voice of Popeye, Felix the Cat, and a thousand others. Completely illustrated with A - Z character list, discography, and massive credit list. A must for any cartoon lover!
The Marl Hole Kid by Anthony McCandless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Set in the industrial heart of England in the 1960s, The Marl Hole Kid tells the story of one boy’s struggle to maintain his dignity and compassion growing up in poverty, with a violent, alcoholic, Irish father. A variety of touching, humorous, and outrageous stories illustrate this inspirational journey of survival and the forging of the boy’s spirit and character along the way.
How I Became an American Socialist by Garry Leech
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Misfit Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Garry Leech takes the reader on an exciting and thought-provoking journey from Britain to the US to Colombia to the Amazon and to Cuba that challenges many of the beliefs he had grown up with. No longer able to ignore the many injustices he has witnessed over the years, Leech concludes that socialism offers us our only hope to achieve a more compassionate, democratic and sustainable world.
Two World's Collide- A Biker's Journey by T.E. Finch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Two Worlds Collide – A Biker’s Journey Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences. Language and actions some may deem offensive. Violence. The true tale of the biker brotherhood through the eyes of a boy into manhood.