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Musicians That Changed Sound: Profiles of Four Musicians That Changed the Industry by LifeCaps
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
Some musicians make music…and some change music. The four musicians profiled in this book, created sounds that other artists have tried to copy ever since. This book covers the following bands / singers: Brian Wilson, Weezer, Marvin Gaye, and Elliott Smith. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Writers In Love: The Troubled Romances of Literary Couples by LifeCaps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,970. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are intense people; but when a writer falls in love with another writer, the walls come thumbing down. This book examines the lives and marriages of three literary couples: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody, and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Fitzgerald. This is a collection of previous published books, which may also be purchased separately.
Liliana Lucia Destination Australia by Liliana Lucia Belardinelli
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Based upon the reminiscences of a woman, now living in Australia, who grew up in Malta, Italy, North Africa, Germany, back to Malta and then to England between 1929 and 1949 – twenty years, only a score. Yet it is an historical record of events described as they took place during periods of family crisis and world problems, and as they were observed by that young person.
The Sanity of Insanity: The Fascinating and Troubled Lives of Writers by Paul Brody
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Writers are complicated beast with troubled minds. Genius doesn’t come without consequences, and the authors profiled in this book, show that the minds behind some literatures greatest works were no exception to this rule. The following authors are profiled in this book: P.L. Travers, Emily Dickinson, A.A. Milne, The Bronte Sisters, and Chalres Bukowski This is a collection; each author may als
Tattle Tales: An Anthology by SHOWritingGroup
Price: Free! Words: 39,200. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A group of writers walk into a bar, er…library and then the words really flew! No, seriously, what happens when you get a group of writers together twice a month at their local library? Besides parsing words, it might result in a book like this. Short stories, poetry, memoirs--the Hillsborough County, FL-based SHO Writing Group covers all the bases in their first collection.
The Story Of My Escape by Andrew K Lawston
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Historical » General
In 1755, the infamous Giacomo Casanova was locked up without trial in Venice's notorious Leads prison. Over 15 months he battled disease, madness, boredom, grotesque gaolers, bad books and fellow prisoners. This is Casanova's own account of the escape bid that made him a celebrity across Europe, full of his unique wit and philosophy, translated into English in full for the first time.
The Incidental Muslim by Amal Awad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
More Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades by Perry Gamsby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Even more true adventures in the Philippines with pick pockets, scammers, pirate banca captains, dodgy business partners, suicidal scuba divers and a lot more! The highly entertaining add easy to enjoy writing style of the author once again gives the reader excellent value for money in this second volume of Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades!
Stands With Fists: Moving Beyond Psychological and Verbal Abuse by Debbie Zoub
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,990. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by Richer Life, LLC DBA RICHER Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Stands With Fists is a raw book about the journey out of abuse without having all the answers. Readers are invited to join the Author in this journey to leave abuse behind so together as a community all can gain empowerment through each other. It does not matter what type of abuse you have experienced: physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or neglect. Debbie Zoub, MSW is a clinical social worker.
Tales Of A Tenacious Tenor by Robert P. Mitchell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why aren’t you singing at the Met? You’ll walk in Bob’s shoes through it all – onstage and off. His story is unique in the annuals of opera. You don’t want to miss it.
Look Up To Get Up by Rohit Naidu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Aiming to break the failure cycle of those who grew up in broken homes and struggle to achieve their own greatness, Rohit always remembers words he was once told earlier in life. We all do fall; it is inevitable. But when you fall, fall on your back because if you can look up, you can get up.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge by Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35) by Omar Yamini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Bargirls, Bini Boys & Blades by Perry Gamsby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
An entertaining collection of true life adventures in the Philippines. 25 years of regular vacations & living there as an expat saw the author playing Russian Roulette with a drunken police sergeant, fighting off knife wielding Bini Boys (transexual street walkers) & dodging the crossfire of a drive by shooting while singing Willie Nelson songs in a KTV Bar! By the author of ‘Out of Stock, Sir!’
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave by Niiles Punkari
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
To Bed on Thursdays by Jenny Selby-Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
TO BED ON THURSDAYS is Jenny Selby-Green’s delightful memoir of life as a newspaper reporter in 1950s Britain. In the course of her work, Jenny was bullied by Robert Maxwell, snubbed by President Eisenhower, entranced by Sophia Loren and stalked by a delusional actor named Nigel. Her memoir celebrates a simpler age when newspapers were respected and news-gathering was still an honourable trade.
Jain Religion & Tirthankaras by Arthar Joy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Jain religion is one of the ancient religions of the world. This religion is also discussed in ancient books like ‘Srimad Bhagwad,’ ‘Vishnu Puran’, ‘Padam Puran’, ‘Matsya Puran’, and other ancient purans.Jain Guru’s are also called as Jin, Jindev or Jinendra. From ‘Jin’ word ‘Jain’ word has been procured.
Kill Daddy by Gerald Freeman
Series: Get A Life. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Trauma from the past becomes a part of who you are. It weighs down on the present, suffocating life and preventing you from healing and moving on. If you continue to carry this baggage around long enough, you will eventually become who you are not. Believe in the essential goodness of your true self, however, and you'll accept the past, but let go of the burden, and finally become the real you.
Como apreciar a Alfonso Reyes by Alfonso Reyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Caribbean & Latin American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Alfonso Reyes funda su doctrina en el hombre, en la situación y en el destino de este en el universo, por ello se interesa en su pasado y en su presente, defendiendo en muchos de sus textos el papel de América en el concierto de la cultura universal. En este libro se recorren ideas, consejos, el mundo en síntesis, sus costumbres, personajes e inquietudes poéticas.