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Silent Courage
By Mary Eigel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
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.
Every Flower Grows through Mud
By Leon Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lies. Loss. Poverty. Homelessness. Incarceration. Fear. Defeat. Depression. Hopelessness. Abandonment. Trials that test human resolve! Faith. Rebirth. Strength. Growth. This is a soul-stirring testimony of how courage and wisdom are acquired after the struggle. "Every Flower Grows through Mud" is about braving life's storms and blossoming in the presence of the weeds that come to steal our joy.
From Condoms to Cabbages
By Thomas D'Agnes
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 109,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Abortion & Birth Control
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
By Mary-Ann Kirkby
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
The Bob Mayer Sampler
By Bob Mayer
Price: Free! Words: 120,630. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Cool Gus Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
This is NOT a book, but a compilation of covers, author’s notes and sample chapters taken from the ongoing 25-year career of NY Times Bestselling Author Bob Mayer. This library sample will give you a unique and comprehensive look into the way in which Bob blends some of the most interesting facts from history with some of the most ingenious fictional worlds and characters.
Lost in Mangroves
By Tropical Writers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
By David N. Alderman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,660. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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.
Forced Reckoning — The Detailed Truth About How Mitt Romney’s Business Skeletons Became Barack Obama’s Winning Strategy
By J. Randy Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
By Kennesaw Taylor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,100. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Lemon Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
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.
Don't Sit Shiva For Me
By Toni Ortner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Don’t Sit Shiva for Me is a memoir about growing up in the Five Towns (Long Island) with their privileged culture, neuroses, art, and love… of not the most nurturing variety.
Mum Is In Charge
By John O'Neill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
‘Mum is in Charge' by John O'Neill In ‘Mum is in Charge', John O'Neill takes us back to his adolescent years during the dark and difficult times of the Second World War. The youngest of four children, he describes his wartime experiences and marvels at the way his mother held the family together and ran a Guesthouse in those turbulent times. From the horrors of being trapped in an air raid
Wewak Mission
By Lionel Veale
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 150,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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
By Joan Fallon
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 86,800. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: 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
By N Kasturi
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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.
Surviving Bigfoot and the Dixie Mafia
By Dennis Shamblin
Price: Free! Words: 58,120. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Story about growing up in the mafia. Lived in the country mostly and entertained myself playing Tarzan. While my dad was away furry beasts tormented us. Attended Hydro Schools located in the most racist and perverse city in America. Family wiped out most the Democrat leaning newspapers in the USA for Mr Gaylord.
From A Caregiver's Point Of View
By Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: 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
By Akram Monfared-Arya
Price: Free! Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
By Barbara Waldern
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,900. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
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
By N Kasturi
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
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
By Fred Leeson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,140. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: 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.