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35 by 35: A Runner's Quest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 35 by 35: A Runner’s Quest, Spates takes us on her journey from her first inspiration through her greatest triumph, sharing the peaks and valleys she experiences as she grows from a young college graduate to a parent and professional in the entertainment industry while maintaining her true identity as a marathon runner.
Norman Reedus: True Tales of The Walking Dead’s Zombie Hunter - An Unauthorized Biography
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,500. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
His Daryl Dixon is a flawed, psychologically scarred character in a zombie-infested world. There's much in his portrayal that is informed by a real life that's equally flawed and equally scarred. In Norman Reedus: An Unauthorized Biography: True Tales of the Walking Dead’s Zombie Hunter, the first look at Norman Reedus’ life and times, you will get it all. The good, the bad and the ugly.
The Americanization of Hernando
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of Hernando Blanco, a middle class Colombian who traveled to the United States and conquered the "American Dream" for himself. Follow his story, written to people who studied to learn English as a second language and struggled to find their place in the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave.
Brooklyn's Scarlett: Susan Hayward: Fire in the Wind
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.
Saved In The Last Wave: A Life Of Miracles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,750. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences
New Release on Twenty Year Anniversary of NDE in Rincon, Puerto Rico! Near-death experiencers are special folks. I know, because I am one of them. Some call me 'touched' by the hand of God. Indeed; for I almost made it to Heaven as I drowned. Slammed back into my body by the last wave hitting me, I prepared to die again as the wave pushed me down to my slippery grave. Then I felt a hand grab me...
Sister Moon of The Philippines
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
Muslims Call Him Isa, Some Call Him Savior
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Reconciliation requires time to listen to Muslims. There is no shortcut to listening. Also, knowing and becoming part of their eastern worldview creates acceptance, regardless of my western background. A western world view easily views spirituality like a postage stamp on an envelope in terms of religious and non-religious involvement. The eastern world view is the complete envelope.
From Dawn to Daylight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dawn Downey’s second collection of essays is a must-read for everyone who savors down-to-earth personal stories with a twist of wisdom.
Iron Blood: 300 Years of the Dmitri Kantemir Dynasty
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.
Trail Angel Mama: Tales of a California Trail Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
See the Pacific Crest Trail from the other side – from the viewpoint of ‘Trail Angel Mama’. Trail angels dispense trail magic to hikers; from a bottle of water or a ride into town, to a hot meal and a bed for the night. The Holman’s discovered a new world in this journey as hiker’s touched their hearts in an unexpected way. They set out to share blessings. Instead, they were the ones blessed.
Celebrating Life After Breast Cancer: 40 Women Share Stories of Surviving Twenty to Fifty Years After Diagnosis
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
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
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.
Aurora, Me and Sardinia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,750. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Newcomers to Sardinia in 2005, Terry Dillon and his wife Aurora were captivated by an island of long sandy beaches and sunshine. Once holiday-makers living in agriturismo, they decided to buy a house.
The Unexpected Homecoming: A Diasporan Journey of Hope Against All Odds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Set in three countries and across two continents, The Unexpected Homecoming narrates how Jean Pierre Elonga took a risk and fought several battles to follow his dream. Hear about what it's like to be an immigrant, to make sacrifices, to deal with financial strains, to leave your family behind, to be a supply teacher and a hard working parent but despite all of this, still aim to succeed!
A Pilot's Life in Active Service from 1930-1954
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In "A Pilot's Life in Active Service from 1930-1957", the story of successful and inspiring pilot Raimund Puda is told. From his dreams of becoming a pilot as a young boy from a small village in Czechoslovakia to achieving this dream and travelling all over the world as a fighter pilot.
Myanmar In My Life-Time
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
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.
Memories from Maple Street, U.S.A. Leaving Childhood Behind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the stories of a turning point—when the world shifted, and nothing would ever be the same. In this first collection of the MEMORIES FROM MAPLE STREET, U.S.A., series, Sundown Press brings you real-life stories, from the touching to the humorous, the inspirational to the adventurous, and a wonderful group of childhood memories you’ll never forget.
The Tiger, The Lizard and Orson Welles
Price: $7.70 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author was born and spent the early years of her life in The Garden of England – Kent. Gardens were everything then, for working in and for growing everything you could possible want to eat and in 1939-45 and beyond; this was of paramount importance. The joy of this countryside, this way of life, are captured in these memoirs of a golden childhood, despite the closeness of the war...