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Stand Against the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.
Remembering Volhynia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A compelling story of tragedy and triumph, a passionate true account of two families' struggles to survive the conflagration that was WWII.
Me and Ellan Vannin: A Wartime Childhood on the Isle of Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Eyelevel Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A moving story of how one city child adapted to the enormous changes that the second world war brought, and how a rural life on the Isle of Man eventually became the very epitome of 'home'.
The Tail on my Mother's Kite
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
What can possibly go wrong in a household led by a mother who is educated, rich, and beautiful? As Maralys and her brother, Allan, learn, the answer is everything. Thanks to a mother who marries seven times, the children are dragged from city to city and husband to husband. Yet this memoir proves that youthful willpower can prevail over powerful adversity.
A Not So Virgin Mary
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Based on the true story of a woman born and raised in Brockton, Mass. She served her country in WWII working on a project that was classified 'Top Secret' until the 1990s. She transitioned to civilian life to work in the State Department to work for the first freely elected president of South Korea, Syngman Rhee. She was in South Korea at the start of the Korean Conflict,
The Journey
Price: $4.69 USD. Words: 35,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Will Julie have the courage, determination & strength to meet this life threatening challenge face to face which causes so many trials & tribulations or is the journey that she is about to embark upon insurmountable?
Bradbury/Matheson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Fiction » Horror » General
This unique volume collects two remarkable conversations. Ray Bradbury, one of America's most widely-read authors, speaks eloquently about his intense love of writing – and for the first time goes on the record about his adventures and misadventures in Hollywood. Richard Matheson was a major writer in science fiction, fantasy and horror, whose novel I Am Legend spawned the current zombie craze.
John McGraw: A Giant in His Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,160. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
The definitive biography of the greatest figure from the Dead Ball Era, written by the highly respected chronicler of baseball biographies. John McGraw was an intense, driven man who followed up a highly successful playing career (.334/.466/.410) with a fabulous run as manager of the mighty New York Giants that included 10 pennants, 8 second place finishes and 3 World Series titles in 32 years.
My Butterfly Cancer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
My Bipolar Backpack
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / bipolar disorder, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this powerful memoir, My Bipolar Backpack, Susan Ralphe employs sharp storytelling skills honed over a long, newspaper-reporting career to tell her own story of long-term, heart-wrenching bipolar madness and recovery from it.
Love Life, with Parrots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Men come and go; parrots are forever. A woman struggles with loss, feelings of inadequacy, and a head injury while looking for her life partner in all the wrong places. As the number of birds in her life increases, so do the complications and delights. In this heart-lifting tale of love and redemption, the birds impact the author all out of proportion to their combined one-pound weight.
Behind Sight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,000. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Adventure » Action
"Behind Sight" is a #1 best selling true story about a young man who lost everything when a drunk driver swerved into his lane killing his best friend. Billy's mangled body eventually healed, but his mind and spirit were lost somewhere in the pile of wreckage. Billy Garrett draws you into a deeply moving story of how the power of relentless perseverance can draw hope from devastation and loss.
Cowboy Sweethearts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Get a glimpse of rodeo life from the days of tent camps and telegrams to the age of traveling in luxury horse trailers with built-in living quarters and cell phones. Read the true stories of eleven women who married prominent men of the rodeo. Some stayed at home while other went with their husbands on the rodeo circuit. A few were rodeo participants, themselves.
Stars and Flowers
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
During her many years as an outdoors columnist in the ’80s and ’90s, Evelyn Klahre Anderson spoke to political figures, Broadway stars, famous scientists, astronauts, recording artists, network newsmen, environmentalists, comedians, and even former presidents and their wives in her quest to learn the impact that plants and flowers had on the lives of these larger than life personalities.
A Real Apprentice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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Retired Aircraft Engineer progressed from apprentice to Planning, Production Engineer to Senior Prod: Engineer, following 5 year diversion into Traffic Management. From early retirement became a sub contract consultant using engineering experience in Space Engineering, Aircraft, Nuclear. During the cold war I traveled East & West Germany, Czechoslovakia, France, Belgium, Ardenne by motorcycle.
The Return Ticket
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,940. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is the story of a 1941 British Rail ticket and its journey from the UK to Singapore, Malaya and Thailand, eventually returning back to the UK four years after issue. Along the way, it sampled the delights of Cape Town, the hostile environment of the Malayan jungle, the horrors of working and surviving in various Japanese POW camps, and the joy of reunion with its owner’s wife and child.
Coleshanger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
Richard Weaver's Life Story
Series: Classic Biography. Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by John Ritchie. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
After an abusive upbringing Richard Weaver became a Christian through the testimonies of some Christians. He went on to become the rough-tongued evangelist.
The Life of David Brainerd
Series: Classic Biography. Price: $11.19 USD. Words: 43,480. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by John Ritchie. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
David Brainerd’s life is a powerful testimony to show how God can use those who cry out to Him, to accomplish amazing things for His glory.
The Life of Charles Morton
Series: Classic Biography. Price: $9.59 USD. Words: 41,480. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by John Ritchie. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
After his conversion, Charles Morton spent his time preaching across the country. Crowds flocked to hear him and sinners were saved.