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Trajectory by Paul Malcolm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.
Swami Soup by Valerie Gilbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Tap dance with Valerie on her raucous journey up steep inclines and down sudden drops with pedophiles, weird witches, day court, night nurses and plain old crazy New Yorkers at her side. Her insight and silliness will tickle your funny bone while lightening your load with irreverent and magical perspectives on the sad, the wonderful, and the inexplicable.
A Thousand Sparks of Light by Lenore Janecek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Shining a light on the appalling issue of medical error, this stirring memoir tells of one health professional's empowering story from the hospital mishap to the courtroom battle that catalyzed her now public crusade. More than the legal battle, this is an intimate spiritual journey, an unforgettable story about not giving up on yourself — and also provides advice on taking charge of your safety.
Growing up on Eddie's Island by Charles Kaluza
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
She's Not Herself by Linda Appleman Shapiro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
DutyBound by David Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » War
A true story of a police inspector who becomes a spy for the Allies during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II. He is tasked to smuggle classified documents out from a POW camp which could prevent another major invasion. This book was written based on the notes Halford Boudewyn left behind shortly before his death. Now for the first time, his complete story can be told.
Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham by David Miller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
During World War II many civilians in Singapore were starving under the Japanese Occupation. A farming community in Bahau, Malaya was formed for Eurasians. Largely inept at working the land, many fell victim to disease and malnutrition. 'Bahau, the Elephant & the Ham' charts with stark vividness and a touch of humor, the day-to-day struggles of one family to endure against the odds.
A Call to Serve: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps by Kenneth Watt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Call to Service: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps is Kenneth Watt's personal story of faith and adventure as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the turbulent country of Guatemala from 1988 to 1991.
Edith's Story by Edith Velmans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
A Flowershop in Baghdad by Michael Banzet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,510. Language: American English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A vivid, powerful description of the United States Air Force's efforts to build a credible Iraqi Air Force during 2007-2008. Major Mike Banzet describes his year on the ground advising the Iraqi Air Force through compelling vignettes and societal observations that take the reader on a emotional roller coaster. Kirkus reviews states that "...Banzet's wit is a WMD itself". A deeply touching read.
Among The Spirits by Irene Allen-Block
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Glannant Ty Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Among The Spirits tells the story of Irene Allen-Block who discovered at a very early age that she wasn’t like the other children she played with while growing up in England -- she could see and communicate with spirits! This would lead Irene down a unique and sometimes lonely path of self discovery.
L'Astore gentile by Marco Codognotto
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un diario di gioventù, la ricerca di sè stesso attraverso la gratuità dell'amore, i migliori anni della giovinezza sacrificati per aiutare un amore non corrisposto. La felicità scoperta dietro le sofferenze del cuore. La Speranza eterna cresciuta giorno per giorno fra di una vita forse mai vissuta appieno: questo è l'Astore gentile, da un'antica leggenda alla quotidiana realtà.
Stand Against the Wind by Carol Harp Norman
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 by Irene Nickelburg
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 by Ann Moore
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 by Maralys Wills
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 by Jeffrey A. Michael
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 by Julz Gilly
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 by Dennis Etchison
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 by Charles Alexander
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.