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Son of a Preacher Man: Growing up in the Seventies and Eighties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Rodney Jetton grew up in the Seventies and Eighties as the son of a Southern Baptist preacher. Being a pastor’s son can be challenging, and his autobiography does a great job of providing us with a candid and sometimes humorous look at what goes on after the Sunday sermon.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of one man’s walk around South Africa undertaken in 1999 in support of the South African Police Services; a first-hand account of the state of Police Service stations and the mind-set of a country. This is an intimate picture of the South African public, the remnants of Apartheid and the streets of SA like few you will ever read…
Making the Connection: A Training Book for Bouviers and Their Owners and The Unexpected Memoir of an Exceptional Dog Trainer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A posthumous compilation of the writings of a remarkable and gifted dog trainer describing her adventures, her successes, and her training methods. Both wise and humorous, Donna Rioux talks about what it is like to train the smart and strong-willed Bouvier des Flandres. Her style is conversational yet clear and highly motivating, reaching owners and trainers at all levels.
Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kelvin's story is a must read for anyone who has experienced childhood abandonment, familial trauma, and is seeking hope and meaning. For those studying the complexities of human behavior, and for anyone needing affirmation that risking vulnerability and living with profound empathy is the foundation of resilience and humanity, this book is a definite gift. PAUL DEMPSEY
Letters to Lyla
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
La dama se suelta el chongo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
The Second of Three
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio - Love In Japan, Korea & Beyond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The story of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio is a timeless tale -- two legends with extraordinary careers in their individual fields and remarkable existences. This book chronicles each of their lives from the days before they met, until their paths finally crossed, their nine month marriage, the love after their marriage, and the love he held for her beyond her life and until the end of his.
Live to Give: My Journey From Despair to Fulfillment by Jane Frances Thompson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jane Thompson shares her true adventure of growing up in an overwhelmed alcoholic Irish Catholic household to the wilds of Alaska! She shares her healing journey with her mother and father. Her beloved teacher in India, Sathya Sai Baba, came to her in dreams and visions and led her to full Self-Realization. She ventures to India to see Him seven times.
A Test of Times
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Charisma Business Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A Test of Times, written by Antoinette Ratliff, is a personal and intimate story of despair, defeat, and demise; yet success and victory triumphs as Antoinette is taken from near-death to thriving! Learn how she was able to successfully overcome slander, a rocky marriage, death, and even cancer.
The Journey Of A Preacher's Kid: We Wanna Be Like Them
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
Have you ever wondered: What it's like to grow up in a pastor's home, be a pastor's kid? What happens behind closed doors of a pastor's home? Can pastor's kids grow up in church & still love God & serve Him faithfully? What the bible says about pastors, their children & their service to the Lord? In this revealing book, La-Verne gives first-hand real life experiences to answer those questions
Doing Better Than Your Best: Recreating Your World through Academic Excellence
Price: Free! Words: 67,950. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Doing Better Than Your Best, Ogugbue offers up his dramatic life story as an example of how to beat the odds and live your dreams. His journey from loss and hardship in Nigeria to life in the United States is a gripping story that combines practical, nitty-gritty advice with exhilarating inspiration. An engaging story filled with the twists and turns, the drama and disappointments, of real life
A Sailor's Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
By Peter Godwin Chance Life and times of Commander Peter G Chance RCN (Ret'd) through World War II, Korean War and Cold War.
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.
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.