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Weighing Things Up, Book Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,330. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like Bob Branco’s first book of essays, Weighing Things Up (2014), this book (his 5th) consists of more than 100 short, mainly conservative essays. Many of them were previously published in magazines or on a blog. The categories are general social issues, government and politics, blindness and disability, education, science and technology, employment, medical issues and concerns, and sports.
Samuel Johnson: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 192,250. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
John Wain presents a major biography of England's greatest man of letters. He describes how "Johnson often mixed with people who were desperate human wrecks, some of whom were close friends; to the end of his life he filled house with people who were not successes in the eyes of the world, yet at the same time he conversed on equal and better than equal terms."
The Lost Intruder, the Search for a Missing Navy Jet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In 1989, a U.S. Navy A-6 Intruder crashed off Whidbey Island, Washington. The Navy's search for the jet came up empty handed. Former Navy pilot Peter Hunt knew the lost Intruder well, as the jet came from his squadron; he had flown that aircraft. Hunt long imagined the thrill of finding the sunken A-6. In 2014 he struck out to find the missing A-6 while battling young onset Parkinson's disease.
The Great Escape: The Inside Story of the Dannemora Prison Escape
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Written in his own unique style, Author Paul “Doc” Gaccione covers his experiences as a prisoner in this maximum security facility during the time of the Danemora Prison Escape.
de Kennedy à Madonna
Price: $4.77 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: French. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kennedy, Bob Dylan, Mazarine, Serge Gainsbourg, Madonna... 17 destinées exceptionnelles sont dépeintes dans ce récit. Ce livre est constitué d'une série d'écrits que j'ai réalisés au fil des années et qui ont connu une popularité marquante. Gageons que vous frissonnerez en découvrant comment Steve Jobs et Bill Gates ont bataillé au fil des années, comment est née la chanson Imagine de Lennon ou
American Wage Slave
Price: Free! Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Wage Slave is mentally ill and physically ill. When he can work, he is relegated to soul-killing jobs that drive him deeper into depression, anxiety and insomnia. His disastrous work record assures that his next job is usually more horrific than the last. This spiral of downward mobility alienates him from lovers, family and friends, leaving him elderly, alone and floundering social services.
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
The Extraordinary Case of Sister Liguori
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The remarkable but true story of a young Irish nun who flees her convent in Wagga Wagga, NSW, barefoot, in her nightgown, on a foggy winter’s night in 1920, setting the scene for a religious storm unprecedented in Australia’s history. She finds refuge in the home of local Protestants who refuse to disclose her whereabouts to the Catholic authorities.
Stairlift to Heaven 3 - Almost There
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,320. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the latest volume of the Stairlift to Heaven series Terry Ravenscroft, his wife The Trouble, and his best friend Atkins are at it once more, growing older and even more disgracefully than ever.
Only Time - A Memoir of Twin Flames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shannon and Jack met when they were just twelve and thirteen years old. It was love at first site for them their attraction was magnetic. But it was not their time to be together and the universe conspired to keep them apart. This is a True story of Twin Flames reunited after forty long years apart. A Memoir of their lives before they met, how they met and beyond.
Lincolns Missing Papers and Chair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
All my life I have been a hunter for the truth, which led me to investigate Abraham Lincoln's alleged assassinations chair. Yet as the facts were uncovered this book metamorphosized and took on a life of it's own and led me to the conclusion that Abraham Lincoln assassination chair claimed to be held at the Henry Ford Museum with 100% certainty is either deliberately or inadvertently misleading.
Boomhood: A Baby Boomer's Free-Range Childhood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Boomhood - A Baby Boomer's Free-Range Childhood" overviews generational memories created by common childhood experiences and historical events. It is a flash-back, whimsical and fun account of one baby-boomer's childhood.
Where the Straight Path Leads
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this autobiography, Arthur Propp guides the reader through the life of a German Jew from East Prussia from the end of the nineteenth to the middle of the twentieth century.
Time Machine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: British English. Published: September 5, 2017 by Utility Fog Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From his love of music and the Trad Jazz scene of Hull, to unexpected cultural experiences and the joys and trials of travel. From the passé optimism of Tomorrow's World to the practical tribulations of reorganizing a life after divorce, ex-train conductor John Walford explores the wondrous and crazy experiences of a life well-lived, reflecting on his personal journey through time in concise but m
My Amish Story: Breaking Generations of Silence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,390. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Aneko Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Amish
My Amish Story is the story of the last few years of Amish life for the Graber family in the 1990s. It’s about the hurdles of breaking the barriers of centuries, of family circles being broken with no goodbyes, of heartbreak and estrangement, and of the transitions and adjustments to a new way of living.
Denali Ranger: A Life of Drama and Adventure on America's Tallest Peak
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Roger Robinson has been Denali mountaineering for over forty years and has worked as a ranger for most of this time. Robinson has climbed Denali, at 20,310 feet, numerous times, leading patrols and rescues on the mountain and experiencing a series of adventures on one of the best-known and formidable mountains in the world, a mountain that for many is the symbol of Alaska, the 49th state.
Connections: A Lifetime Journey Through the World of Celebrity
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
For fifty years, Lore associated with an eclectic mix of fascinating people you would nowadays expect to find in a time capsule, such as President Harry S. Truman, James Cagney, Robert Mitchum, Rita Hayworth, Claire Bloom, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy and more.
A Young WAAF Hitch Hikers Guide to England
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In A Young WAAF Hitchhiker's Guide to England, hitchhiker and author, Elizabeth Hutchings, takes the reader through her diaries from 1945-1947, when she did a considerable amount of hitchhiking around England.
A Peruvian Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,940. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Philip Jones left the rat race in the late ’90s. He has since gained a degree in English Law with Spanish Law and has pursued some charitable endeavours. One such venture led to him writing this unique insight into life in the Peruvian Andes. He flew to Peru in September 2009, expecting to assist in the construction of a soup kitchen in a shanty town in Lima on the behalf of a charity.
Coming Apart Together: Fragments from an Adoption
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,730. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Coming Apart Together recounts the stories that are necessarily part of any adoption and birth-parent reunion experience, and meditates on what those stories mean (or don’t mean). It is also an imaginative exploration of what it may feel like to adopt a child, to be an adopted child, and to give up a child for adoption.