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Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek by Dianne Strong
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die? by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?
Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse by Phyllis Hain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Tornado Warning: The Extraordinary Women of Joplin by Tamara Hart Heiner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Dancing Lemur Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Summer approaches and the residents in Joplin anticipate the fun activities that will follow. What they don’t anticipate is the mile-wide tornado that will devastate the town on May 22, 2011. The tornado kills over a hundred people and leaves thousands homeless. In the face of this tragedy, seven women must gather their courage. Each makes different choices as Joplin recovers from the destruction.
33 seconds by Brenton Jarrett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
A book about hollywood con man Brenton Robert Jarrett who managed to convince a lot of people including journalists, producers and television personalities and celebrities that he was Skeet Ulrich and brother to Johnny Depp.
Jenny's Daughter by Jaqi Wade
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jaqi Wade, raised in depression-era California, wasn’t prepared for life in her new home, Brazil, but she managed. She’d been expecting surprises. The biggest surprise was how hard it was to come home again after twenty years!
#Livingmydream by Pamela Gerstmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
Kaufman's Hill by John C. Hampsey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A PROFOUND AND INTENSELY MOVING BOYHOOD MEMOIR: Novelist Tim O’Brien says that “Kaufman’s Hill is among the most touching, sensitive, and spellbinding memoirs I’ve encountered in many years. Beautifully and exactly written, this book will surely reach into the hearts of its readers. I was deeply moved.”
Life Memories, A Memoir of Surving Life and Preserving Memories by Jacqueline Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of surviving life and preserving memories! Life can sometimes be overwhelming. This book is an account of the two years during which I looked after my mother, who had dementia, and the stress it entailed. It is about learning to cope and how to preserve happy memories and banish any bad ones so we can carry on with our lives.
Find Your Own Happiness by Mary K. Mills
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Black Rose Writing email@example.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Find Your Own Happiness is the heartrending story of a teacher who after the death of her abusive husband and facing unimaginable grief sets off on a journey of discovery about herself, the world, and how to live well. On the road to happiness she faces deaths and adversity, but instead of letting these life events sink her into depression and grief, she emerges stronger and is determined to live
Flying on the Ground by Gerry Davis
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a harsh initial training as a Boy Entrant at RAF Cosford in the 1950s, Gerry Davis went on to serve 15 years in the RAF. His account of the adventures of a career spanning more than 44 years covers a wide range of experiences, from the amusing to the astonishing. A fascinating glimpse of the flying business from the inside.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience by Bryan Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Memos from Midlife: 24 Parables of Adult Adjustment by Franklin E. Zimring
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“... It’s the most entertaining book I’ve read this year.” — Steve Chapman, Columnist and Editorial Writer, The Chicago Tribune There are no pretentious arguments about policy or social science in these pages, rather humorous essays — because it is a report from what Frank Zimring calls "my second career, and everybody else’s second career, the hard work of becoming an adult in the modern world."
Auschwitz #34207 - The Joe Rubinstein Story by Nancy Geise
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Seventy years ago Joe Rubinstein walked out of a Nazi concentration camp. Until now, his story has been hidden from the world. Shortly before dawn on a frigid morning in Radom, Poland, German soldiers forced twenty-one year-old Icek “Joe” Rubinsztejn onto a crowded, open-air truck. The next day, several around him were dead. From there, things got worse for young Joe—much worse.
Fall Rising: Exile to Odyssey by A. D. Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Fall Rising begins just after AD Miller, a 19-year- old African-American, was exiled from Orangeburg, S.C. for writing a 7-word note to a white clerk:, “I would like to know you better.” We experience with AD the racism in the Navy and throughout his journeys as he refuses to stay within the boxes created for him by the culture; he suffers the consequences of that choice as well as the benefit.
Playing in the Puddles by Barnaby Howarth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Type 1 diabetic and stroke survivor Barnaby Howarth was three-quarters of the way through writing his autobiography in 2005 when he had a stroke and was placed on life support after being bashed outside a nightclub in Sydney. He has teamed up with author Julie Lewthwaite to tell his story - that of a man who is proud to be living a "normal" life.
Paranormal Persistence ~ Caveat ~ True Experiences by David Allan
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Twenty-seven true stories about one man’s paranormal and spiritual encounters that began for him when he was very young and continue to this day. You may want to turn on the lights before you begin reading.
Off the Grid: Living Blind Without the Internet by Robert W. Kingett
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Journalist Robert Kingett accepts a dare: one that at first seems simple… to adapt to his blindness without the Internet. This account is a cozy diary of battling with an FM radio, hooking up a landline phone and the journey of adapting to a brand new way of living from someone who has never disconnected from the World Wide Web.
Les sentinelles du rêve - Pourquoi les auteurs ont-ils soif d'écrire ? by Frédéric CLEMENTZ
Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
L'aventure de ce livre est belle car elle est collective. Elle met en lumière « mille et un chemins » pour arriver à une certitude : l’écriture est un « silence turbulent » que l’on expulse de soi en laissant sa pudeur au vestiaire. À travers ce livre-choral, 107 auteurs se racontent et nous révèlent leur liaison avec cette « voix » qui murmure en eux : la voix des mots.
Grégory Lemarchal, le petit prince au destin brisé by Alain Perceval
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,370. Language: French. Published: April 16, 2015 by Alain-Guy Aknin. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Il a franchi en un éclair la distance séparant l’anonymat du vedettariat, et pourtant , Grégory Lemarchal n’était pas né sous une bonne étoile. Harcelé par la mucoviscidose, il a finalement succombé au sommet de sa notoriété. Sa carrière, cependant, ne s’est pas arrêtée ce jour-là et il n’a pas quitté le cœur de ses fans.Par-delà les nuages, il continue à vivre à travers ses chansons.