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The Flying Sportsman by Peter Minto
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: British English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
When Peter Minto first discovered the name of F.N.S Creek, he began to unravel a forgotten legend of British football. He soon found that there was far more to this man than it seemed. He was in the Royal Flying Corps in WWI, he studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and went on to manage Great Britain football teams at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics.
Where Eagles Soar by Bonnie Leon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
A heartless act by her father, leaves Lily brokenhearted and strips away any thread of hope that one day he might love her. She vows to never forgive him and turns to the powerful bond of love she shares with her sweet-spirited mother and her many sisters. Together they share the adventure, beauty and heartache of their wilderness life.
When Grampa was a Mountie by Charles Scheideman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
When Grampa was a Mountie is the third book based on Charlie Scheideman's 27 years of police work in the Interior of BC. The first two - Policing the Fringe and Tragedy on Jackass Mountain - ranked high on the BC bestsellers lists for several months after their release. This book is again a collection of short stories - some are funny, some gruesome, all telling like it was.
Not Another Danger Boy: Volume One by Dan Combs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A light-hearted collection of autobiographical short stories centered on life-changing events: first skydive, first drug overdose, first experience as a primary caregiver. You know, the simple things!
Loving Andrew: A Fifty-Two-Year Story of Down Syndrome by Romy Wyllie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Loving Andrew a mother recounts how the birth of her firstborn son, Andrew, with Down syndrome and the loss to cancer of a second baby start a family’s journey through the maze of parenthood. Woven into Andrew’s story is an informative review of changing attitudes toward the disabled during the last half century, making this a book for everyone.
Machine-Gun Man by George Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
George "Machine-Gun" Kelly was one of the few major criminal legends who lived long enough to tell his own story. The Feds claimed that he was John H. Webb. He claimed he was the real deal: "Machine-Gun" Kelly. People who knew him, believed him. So why did the FBI keep his story from being told on Unsolved Mysteries TV show? Read Machine-Gun Man, and draw your own conclusion.
Dreaming Bears by J. Michael Holloway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Dreaming Bears is the true story of the rare friendship that develops between a young medical student with deep roots in the South and an elderly Indian couple in the wilds of northeast Alaska. In 1961, Mike Holloway, his brother Ted, and a college friend set our from South Carolina to spend the summer hiking in Arctic Alaska, intending to live off the land.
Demolition Man: Hitler, from Braunau to the Bunker by TD Conner
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 291,930. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Men in the 21st Century must now face the question: did Hitler's Nazi creed really die when he crunched his teeth down on his poison capsule in the damp underground pit where he took his own life? Or does the seething hatred he represented still breathe and fester today?
The Stars Beneath My Feet - My spiritual journey after my soulmate’s suicide by Gunda Hardegen-Brunner
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Stars Beneath My Feet is a diary Gunda Hardegen-Brunner wrote for herself and to her husband Michael to share with him what happened to her after he had committed suicide. It’s the story of an inspiring, very personal spiritual journey that touches on the universal questions – what are life and death all about?
The Last Invisible Continent: Essays on Adoption and Identity by Michael Allen Potter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
"The Last Invisible Continent is an important book, a superb mixing of the personal and the political." -- The Columbus Free Press
Used To Be: Life After The Glass Ceiling by Nora Brentwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Experience the humor of life as a top female executive and the thought provoking growth which happens after a midlife decision to leave it all behind and find true happiness. With hilarious career anecdotes and questions about life beyond it, Nora will have you bouncing between laughing out loud and contemplating your own future. A great read for a generation of women facing these decisions.
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific by Ronny Herman de Jong
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of personal stories by victims and veterans of World War Two in the Pacific. Feeling that these stories deserve to be preserved as historical evidence of the suffering and heroic actions of civilians and military alike, Ronny Herman de Jong, a survivor herself of Japanese prison camps, gathered and edited these stories for your edification.
Juan Pablo II -El papa peregrino - TOTUS TUUS - Reflexiones, Anécdotas y Oraciones. by Rocio Clotilde Hernando Orihuela
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 28,030. Language: Spanish. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Juan Pablo II -El papa peregrino - TOTUS TUUS - Reflexiones, Anécdotas y Oraciones.. La presente obra recopila la biografía, pensamientos, anécdotas, frases de JUAN PABLO II, quien demostró con sus acciones ser un digno representante de Dios en la tierra, su noble labor es un verdadero legado a la humanidad. Viajando por todo el mundo nuestro santísimo Padre llevó la palabra de Dios, logrando, ga
Who Am I? ~ How My Daughter Taught Me to Let Go and Live Again by Megan Cyrulewski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,060. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
Megan Cyrulewski is an ordinary person who has faced extraordinary challenges and now wants to inspire people and show them that hope gives them the power to survive anything. Who Am I? is about her journey into post-partum depression, anxiety disorder, panic attacks, visits to the psych ward, divorce, domestic violence, law school, and her courageous struggle to survive with her sanity intact...
Their Story by John Gillam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,790. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Many have written about the conventional military history of WWI with its focus on units and battles, only using personal information to illustrate points of history. This approach perpetuates a generic ANZAC legend that has until now excluded the contribution of family and supportive community groups. Some have written about the grief and impact the losses of the war caused to families at home.
Call Me Joe: The Secret World War II Diary of Nello Camilli by Gloria Camilli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Defying US military regulations, Nello Camilli kept a diary throughout almost three years overseas during World War II. There are accounts of the movements of the troops and battles being fought, but we also get a glimpse of a young man's fear, homesickness and humanity. This diary provides an opportunity to see the war through the eyes of a regular enlisted man in his early twenties.
The First Night; Small Town Fumblings of a Rookie Police Officer by Elizabeth Petrucelli
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The First Night; Small Town Fumblings of a Rookie Police Officer is an amusing account of Officer Petrucelli’s first night on the job. You won’t find a police thriller or even a crime mystery here, just a short story about her neurotic experiences.
Campbell's Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life by Patricia L. Fletcher
You set the price! Words: 65,090. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.33 from 3 reviews)
How the author obtained her first guide dog, Campbell: what motivated her, the extensive training she had, the special relationship she developed with her trainer, and the good friends she made. Challenges awaited her back home, including domestic abuse. With honesty, courage, and humor, Patty Fletcher tells an inspiring and informative story of personal development.
Dreaming of Hope Street by Eder Holguin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,180. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From Living On The Streets of Medellin, Colombia To Becoming A Successful Entrepreneur in New York Overcoming the odds to find happiness Dreaming of Hope Street is the story of how he went from living in the streets to become a successful entrepreneur. The book is in the classic Coming-of-Age tradition, and proves that, though life can be ugly and brutal, even the most disadvantaged can overcome