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Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife by Glenda Geeslin Helms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
Searching for Walter by Stephen Bloy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Walter Bloy, an ex-merchant navy officer, died in 1947 shortly before his son Stephen's second birthday. It was only in 2009, after seeing a television documentary about the role of the Merchant Navy in the North Atlantic convoys of World War 2 that Stephen was inspired to research and write his father's story.
Queens Nurse to Godzone by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of real life district nursing in London in the sixties and New Zealand in the seventies. Follow Chris as she cycles round the rough streets of London and later drives around a large rural area, visiting her patients. There is pathos and humour.
I Can Still Drive at Night by Sheldon Saltman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This book is about a love lost through the death of a spouse. It entails the humorous events that the survivor encountered. Primarily, it deals with all of the widows who came out of the woodwork wanting to make sure that he did not go hungry. There were constant offers of casseroles, briskets, and other exotic dishes. Not wanting him to eat alone, they all asked, "Can you drive at night?"
Black Raspberries by Jeanine Collins Malarsky
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Plagued by religious friction, violent fights and a belief, "the grass is always greener,"my peripatetic parents dragged their five children in search of the next good farm. From upstate New York to the Mississippi Delta, to the hills of Ohio and West Virginia their dreams led us forward to disillusion and defeat. I was the middle child, unwanted from birth and over-looked while growing up.
A Dog's Life by Sylvia Baxter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true-life dog biography set in the late 1970s/80s on two outlying Shropshire farms, relating the compelling thirteen year long bond between a young woman and her Labrador dog, is delightfully different by way that it is told from the dog's quirky and imaginative point of view, which makes it thoroughly entertaining and humorous throughout.
Crawl Walk Run by Jennifer Galvin-Anderson, MA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is Jennifer’s story of overcoming both a Traumatic Brain Injury and Cancer at the age of fourteen. Despite the adversities, Jennifer went on to receive her Masters degree in Holistic Health and now uses her life to empower and inspire others to live their best life.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison by Jess Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl by Cap Parlier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
My Name Is Ross: An Alcoholic's Journey by Ross Fitzgerald
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. Brutally honest and inspiring, it tells the life story of one of Australia's well-known writers as an alcoholic and his struggle to become and stay sober.
Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions by John (Giovanni) Miranda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
The Mafia at his doorstep, a scary grandmother with “special powers” and his favorite aunt who knitted him sweaters and smuggled gin: New York in the 20s seemed so normal to the seven year old boy. With great humor Mr. Miranda shares his bizarre family secrets with us, and also twelve of his secret family recipes going back five Sicilian generations. He proves reality is stranger than fiction!
Welcome to Paradise by Isabel Stepanik
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Isabel Stepanik was barely 20 when she left her large warm extended family in Peru and crossed the world to Australia. It was the seventies and she found a country where ‘siestas’ were unheard of, and the streets were empty after 5 – very different from the lively culture she had left behind.She never dreamed that she would make Australia her home, and certainly not that she would end up spending
Autumn Dreams (Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy) by Amber Jerome~Norrgard
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 59,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Amber Jerome~Norrgard continues the story of how she beat the odds of infertility in Autumn Dreams, Book Two of the Miracles Trilogy. Taken from the author’s journal entries and essays, Autumn Dreams is a true life account of a woman’s battle with post-partum depression and infertility, the devastating loss of her miscarriage in 2007, and the miracle of the birth of her second daughter.
I Thought I Left: A Different Kind of Near Death Experience by Jef Meulemans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story about an important piece of my life. It is not just about suicide, but rather the events immediately after my attempt to end my life. Have you ever wondered what goes through someone’s mind when they make that decision? At that moment are they happy? Are they sad? What does it feel like? Do they have second thoughts? This book gives you my answers to those questions.
The Woman on the Inside is Greater Than the Woman You See: What Do You See? by DEBRA TURNER
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
I am a woman who have had many issues in life. My issues started in my childhood, and it ran until my adult life. For many years I did not love myself, because I thought I was unattractive and too thin. As a woman that loves the Lord, I now know that looks are not what we should be dwelling on. It is good to look and dress nice, but our inner part is what we should be focusing on.God is a Healer.
Being Down, Looking Up: The Adventures of an Itinerant Shoeshiner by Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,790. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about an unusual journey. A few years ago Rob Walters decided to become a shoeshine boy. He stowed his shoeshine kit, a tent, and a few items of clothing in a trailer, connected the trailer to his push bike and set off from Oxford to visit the old shoe-making cities of middle England. Along the way he polished many shoes and gained a fascinating insight into his own country.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival by Eva Krutein
Series: Biography & Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer by A.P. Fuchs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Coscom Entertainment. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Always insightful, often witty and consistently inspirational, Canadian Scribbler: Collected Letters of an Underground Writer is a thoughtful collection of letters from one man whose passion for the creative industry—and trying to survive in it—shines through on every page.
Histórias do Terceiro Tempo by Washington Conceicao
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A ideia básica do livro é de que todos nós - e não apenas as celebridades e as pessoas que realizaram feitos extraordinários -fizemos muita coisa na vida e temos histórias para contar. As histórias, contadas em tom de conversa informal, cobrem um período extenso da vida do autor, desde sua infância até a velhice. Estão agrupadas em capítulos, em função de assuntos comuns.
The Rise and Fall of the Silent Film Era, Vol III: The Film Studios & Directors by James R Ashley
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 36,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
By 1930 all the films being produced were “talkies.” The studios spent $24 million upgrading their studios to make sound movies and another $300 million to wire up their theaters And so with sound the silent film era came to a close. The legendary beauty of the actresses and handsomeness of the actors quickly faded, as did their names and they were forgotten by all but a few.