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Brooklyn's Scarlett: Susan Hayward: Fire in the Wind by Gene Arceri
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 100,320. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Gene Arceri's fascination with Susan Hayward began as a teenage usher at the Roosevelt Theatre on Flushing, Long Island. New York. And began to shape itself as an idea for a book when he began hosting a talk show over at PBS radio, in San Francisco.
Sister Moon of The Philippines by Victoria2Moon
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A thought provoking, riveting non-fiction novel of a young girl growing up in an impoverished household caught in a web of extreme poverty and domestic violence in a country devoid of cultural resources. She rescues and protects her younger siblings as she tries to save herself from their father while at the same time salvaging honor and family's dignity… A must read. Sister Moon Of The Philippi
Iron Blood: 300 Years of the Dmitri Kantemir Dynasty by Princess Eleonora Borisovna Kantemir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Prince Dmitri Kantemir, the Prince of Moldavia and Imperial Chancellor to Peter the Great, lived in forced exile for 22 yrs. He became a great writer, statesman, scientist. Centuries later American Ella Kantemir makes a startling discovery: she has a sister who shares her name—and her own true identity is that of a Princess: HSH Eleonora Borisovna Kantemir. 300 yrs. of intriguing Kantemir history.
Celebrating Life After Breast Cancer: 40 Women Share Stories of Surviving Twenty to Fifty Years After Diagnosis by Beverly McKee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,300. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Transformation Media Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Imagine the hope and comfort you will feel surrounded by forty inspiring breast cancer survivors as they share stories of celebrating life twenty, forty, even fifty years after diagnosis. You’ll be welcomed into an inner circle of support, whether you are a survivor, caregiver, family, friend, or part of an oncology team.
A Distant Island by Patrick Ashtre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Patrick Ashtre was a happily married man with a lovely wife, three children, and a house in Arlington, Virginia. He was a good father and husband and, looking into the mirror each morning, he was happy with the reflected image—but all that was about to change.
Roses For Mama: Memories of Our Precious Mother by Janice K Hines Clark
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,550. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mama was born on a farm near the small town of Port, Oklahoma in 1918. She lived through two world wars, The Great Depression, Prohibition, The Jazz Age, The Dust Bowl Days, and the Roaring 20s. This book is about our family’s life experiences in the small towns of Cordell, Clinton and Oklahoma City, our heritage and our mother and the remarkable job she did raising her five children.
Myanmar In My Life-Time by K
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 52,950. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Today Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author, K, etched about Myanmar that he faced in his life time with rich and meaningful writing. Readers can learn about old Myanmar while enjoying his life from this 15-chapter book.
Tea Leaves by Janet Mason
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Bella Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this forthright personal memoir, author and poet Janet Mason reflects on the factory-worker lives of her mother and grandmother in working class Philadelphia while she copes with her mother's final illness. Her mother's feminist example and unwavering support of a lesbian daughter become increasingly poignant as Janet explores the choices not open to her mother that she made for herself.
Rock Vibrations - la saga des hits du rock by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $6.69 USD. Words: 67,980. Language: French. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
L'histoire des chansons mythiques du rock. Stairway to heaven, Satisfaction, Smells like teen spirits… C'est l'histoire de ces monuments du rock, de ces petits moments d'éternité musicale que j'ai voulu vous conter. Comment ont pris forme "Hotel California", "Sultans of Swing", "Paris s'éveille"… ?
The Inpatient Years “To My Husband, Bill” by Jean Kaiserling
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Bill and Jean had a happy marriage—then Bill died in a horrific accident. Left with severe depression, in an agony of loneliness, Jean reached out for counseling and therapy, but they didn’t help. She needed hospitalization, or she would die by her own hand. Read the true story of Jean Kaiserling’s descent into depression and despair and how psychiatric hospitalization impacted her life
Souvenirs d'un survivant de la Shoah by Manny Steinberg
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: French. Published: September 24, 2015 by Liesbeth Heenk. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Souvenirs d'un survivant de la Shoah est le récit sincère d'un adolescent qui a survécu à quatre camps nazis : Dachau, Auschwitz, Vaihingen et Neckagerach. Manny Steinberg a miraculeusement survécu alors que des millions ont péri. En publiant ses souvenirs de l'Holocauste, il veut s'assurer que les générations futures n'oublieront jamais ce qui s'est passé durant la Deuxième Guerre mondiale.
The Game Changer: A Memoir of Disruptive Love by Franklin Veaux
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Franklin and Celeste’s open marriage seemed perfectly safe—until the day Amber entered his life and showed them why the heart does not obey rules.
Spreading the Honey by Doug David
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Spreading the Honey” is a collection of autobiographical short stories and anecdotes that offer a humorous view on life and humanity, through the eyes of a man who’s seen it all. Here, Doug David shares his journey through life, from small boy to middle-aged man, in whimsical tales of matters from schooling and selling to sailing and signet rings.
Man of Many Hats by Elmer Kauk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The youngest of 9 children traces his family’s journey from Catherine the Great’s Russia to life on a farm in Oklahoma and Montana in the 1900s. He journeys to California at 26 with his wife and 3 small children to work in construction. Their lives were filled with adventure, hardships, a lot of hard work, and happiness. This memoir was written for his children, grandchildren and extended family.
Starboard Attitude by Bob Bitchin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(4.00 from 1 review)
In "Starboard Attitude" Bob Bitchin outlines his lifetime of seagoing adventures with a deep soul-searching philosophy than came with it. Bob has truly traveled the world and touched the hearts and souls of thousands of people. You may find yourself in this book, since Bob's strong feelings often match some of the world's great philosophers.
Soaring With The Eagles by TD Barnes
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 90,040. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
His family and friends never knew he worked on special projects for the CIA. Fifty years later, the CIA admits the existence of the top-secret facility known as Area 51. Barnes, an Area 51 and Cold War veteran tells how he advanced from a desolate childhood on a remote ranch in the West Texas Panhandle, and through an Army career in radar and missiles to Area 51 to serve the CIA as an electronic.
Where Memories Meet - Reclaiming My Father After Alzheimer's by Christine M Grote
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Born during the Depression, the son of an alcoholic and mentally ill father, Jerry Smith became a successful business owner and the devoted father of a severely disabled child. His daughter Christine interweaves Jerry's story with her experience of losing him to Alzheimer's, as she moves back in time past memories of the heartbreak of Jerry's last years to reclaim her father.
A Sacred Task: Qiriazi and the Albanian National Awakening by John Quanrud
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,920. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
At the heart of Albania’s National Awakening comes the true story of Gjerasim Qiriazi. A poor carpenter’s son, his unlikely rise as scholar and reformer led him to the forefront of Albania’s rebirth, placing him at odds with potent enemies sworn to stop him by any means. Despite armed threats and a desperate kidnapping, Qiriazi’s dream would prevail, altering the course of an entire nation.
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship by Shannon Buchbach
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 61,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Congolese Grandpa; A Life of War, Work and Worship tells the story of Ukerdhogu Jalukal Evariste, known by many simply as "Grandpa". Grandpa's life is one that will fascinate your mind and capture your soul as you hear of his enduring love for his people through colonialist strife, independence, civil war, exile, poverty, and failed relationships.