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Getting Pregnant The Hard Way - Surviving Subfertility & IVF
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception
It took Hannah 3 operations and 5 cycles of IVF to have her longed for twin girls. This is her story. She has written it to inspire hope in other women that are facing similar problems and who may need to know that a happy ending can be possible.
Toigraphy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a tale of a Pakistani girl who braves the joys and excitement of trotting over Europe in five months. She visits Vienna, Salzburg, Venice, Rome, Florence, Pisa, Budapest, Ljubljana, Munich, Prague, Paris, Barcelona and lives a dream in Graz. There are many adventures on the way,plenty of missed buses and trains, and always the resilience to arrive at her destination no matter what.
Belisario Dominguez. Moral y etica, impronta de vida.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,530. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Belisario Domínguez fue pionero de la libertad de expresión en México, hizo reclamos que todavía tienen vigencia y exaltó la libertad individual, los derechos humanos y el progreso, desde su periódico El Vate o años después, desde la tribuna del Senado en su caracter de legislador, con un valiente discurso que le costaría la vida. Este libro recorre su ejemplar vida y conducta irreprochable.
Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer
Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Good Cop, Bad Daughter is an often humorous, poignant adventure story of Karen’s journey from pot-smoking Cal student to SF street cop. Recounting the story of the first female cops in SF, she reflects on life with her bi-polar mother, and comes to realize her chaotic past unwittingly provided the perfect foundation for her chosen career.
Growing Up Boeing: The Early Jet Age Through the Eyes of a Test Pilot’s Daughter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
An insider’s perspective of the Boeing test pilots and engineers who regularly risked their lives as they tested and certified the early commercial jets, 707s through 767s. Passionate about flying, Boeing test pilot S. L. “Lew” Wallick and his Flight Test colleagues lived lives full of risk and adventure while raising their families in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.
Suomen Führer Valtakunnanjohtaja Pekka Siitoin 1944-2003
Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 46,410. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Pekka Siitoinista kertova vuonna 2006 julkaistu kulttikirja nyt e-kirjana.
The Breast is History: An Intimate Memoir of Breast Cancer
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 94,460. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
'The Breast is History' is based on an on-line blog created by Brisbane author and aspiring comedienne, Bronwyn Hope, attracting hundreds of readers from around the world. Combining autobiography, humour and self-help The Breast is History is that rare book that will delight and move readers at the same time as demystifying the experience of millions of women with breast cancer.
Where There's Will - There's a Way - Reflections on My Son Will and His Cancer Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,160. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of Will's life, how he weathered so much adversity in his fight with cancer and kept fighting when many would have given up, how he deeply loved the many kind people and the gentle animals that helped him and his family along the way, and the signs he sent us after he left us for heaven. It is a story which cannot help but inspire people, a story that needed to be told.
Blackie “An Odyssey of Furry Hearts”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Skip and his wife Mary are in for a surprise with their move. Their neighbor has a secret—her pets are neglected. Skip steps in carefully to ensure their safety. The greatest gift comes in the form of Blackie. After some difficulty, Blackie becomes theirs and until the end, they love him unconditionally. What they didn’t expect, was that he would teach them a lesson in love.
Stokesified!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 157,890. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Frank A. Stokes (1954-2010) said "Stokesified" to describe how any sound he heard he made his own. Raised in Brooklyn NY, he saw the rock and roll shows of Alan Freed and Murray The K. Playing in the 1970's CBGB's underground, emerging after meeting Jaco Pastorius as a jazz composer on fretless bass and recording, Frank Stokes honored his Native American heritage by offering each note as a prayer.
Beauty, Light and Music, Poetry and Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,190. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A first collection of poetry and short prose pieces ranging from the biographical, the descriptive and reflective, to the comic and philosophical.
Young, Divorced and Fabulous: Four Women Share their Journeys, their Friendship and their Sisterly Advice on Embracing Second Chances
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce
If you're going through a separation or divorce, wondering if there are other people out there that “get it,” then this is the book for you. Before the candles on their thirtieth birthday cakes were blown out, the four authors found their marriages crumbling. They had every intention of being wed until death do them part, but they learned the hard way that sometimes love doesn't conquer all.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 5)
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 88,900. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
THIS BOOK CONTAINS 250 STORIES OF GOOD DEEDS. One of the victims of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks was former Bruin Ace Bailey, who died aboard one of the hijacked airliners that struck New York’s World Trade Center. Mr. Orr visited Mr. Bailey’s widow, Katherine, the following day. Mrs. Bailey said, “Bobby will always have a place in my heart.”
Mama Chuy, Faith With No Boundaries
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
The true story of an immigrant woman who achieved the unimaginable, "Mamá Chuy" mother of Noel Díaz. This book manifests the most pivotal events that a single mother had to endure, the one I called, my mother. She sacrificed herself to give me and to defend my life since the moment I was conceived.
Dates to Remember or Wish You Could Forget “Getting it O So Right”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,890. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Gabrielle Anna treks a world that most women—and even men—would never dare to tread: An open-eyed and open-minded approach to dating. Through much trial and error, Gabrielle finds her own path through the treacherous journey of finding love and understanding. Join her in her quest as she searches for truth and love in most of the wrong—and some of the right—places.
Stumbling Toward the Buddha: Stories about Tripping over My Principles on the Road to Transformation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,410. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A seeker examines her foibles and accidentally makes peace with politicians, family violence, and the emptiness of life. In her exploration of the personal, Dawn Downey exposes the universal.
Living in the Dark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of short stories and some poems written in Africa; some are real and some fictional. Most of them are based on events that happened far below the surface of the earth in a world that is in fact stranger than fiction. They are of random events and thoughts with no particular theme.
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.
George Calls time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sylvia Bainbridge runs the ramshackle George Inn in the Yorkshire Dales with her family and ever-growing collection of animals. From the desperate quest for a working washing machine to the host of colourful characters who visit, Sylvia's days at The George are never dull. But everything might be about to change...
Cleopatra: Evil Temptress of the Nile
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.