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Resting Places of the Rich and Famous - R.I.P by Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 17, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying(5.00 from 1 review)
Resting Places of the Rich & Famous explores the bizarre history of tombstone tourism, from greats like Beethoven or Fred Astaire, to royalty like Diana Princess of Wales; a woman whose untimely death inspired mass grief on a scale never before seen.
Be There Now: Travel Stories from Around the World by Mike O'Mary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Travel writing at its most authentic--real people sharing real stories of awe and insight, fear and laughter, humility and humanity as they explore the world around us. In a world that often demands that we "be here now," it is nice to take a break, daydream, and "be there now" with thoughtful people who take us with them on journeys that lead to inspiration, insight, humor, and deeper meaning.
Walk Around The Tree by Diem Ai Nguyen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A beautiful example of what is possible if you set your mind to something and put in the effort to achieve it. Her life is an amazing story of surviving every hardship after the war in Vietnam. Told through the eyes of a child as she grows into adulthood, Diem’s indomitable spirit, positive attitude, and love of life shine through every word. Take Diem's hand and walk with her around the tree.
Excuse Me I have to Shoot the Guitarist by Neville Logan
Price: Free! Words: 58,460. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 16, 2013 by Barbara Hamilton Georges. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The true adventures of New Zealand cartoonist , Nev Logan, begin with his search for meaning and rollick through adventures weird and wonderful with characters of all sorts, to the concluding "Nitty Gritty" chapter.
CRASH COURSE: A Head of School, His Son's Addiction, and Lessons for Schools and Families by Michael Pratt
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In his 1st semester as Head of Brentwood School in L.A., the author encounters his 1st case of a student abusing drugs/alcohol. It's his son David who he didn't know was an addict. This is the story of David's struggle with addiction, its impact on the family, setbacks on the road to his recovery, and how Pratt used it all to create a more effective and humane drug/alcohol policy for the school.
From Iran to America: Changes, Choices, and Challenges by Jalil Mortazavi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Journey with the author from his youth in a small village in Iran, to two larger cities there, and then to America, blindness, and happiness. Now an American citizen and a proud resident of Boston, Mortazavi has much to say about Iran vs. America, volunteerism, American culture and humor, and what makes this country a true home for him. His gratitude and optimism shine throughout the book.
Saying Goodbye Without Saying Hello by RaeBeth McGee- Buda
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
What happens when all of those dreams are shattered in a moment’s notice? How does one cope with the loss of their child? This is the story of their journey and of the devastating grief of the loss of her daughter, Dakota Emily Buda.
Pilgrim of the Clear Light - The Biography of Dr. Walter Y. Evans-Wentz by Ken Winkler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Dr. Walter Evans-Wentz spent his life in the study of religion. His passion led him to Stanford, where he earned both a B.A. and an M.A. in the field. Well-known for his work in Tibetan Buddhism and Celtic folklore, he also explored the link between Native American spirituality and Tibetan mysticism. His studies were more than scholarly pursuits; he was deeply entrenched in the life and ways of Ti
Leaving the Hall Light On by Madeline Sharples
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leaving the Hall Light On charts the near-destruction of one middle-class family whose son committed suicide after a seven-year struggle with bipolar disorder. Author Madeline Sharples goes deep into her own well of grief to describe her anger, frustration and guilt. "Brave and Gritty." Story Circle Book Reviews. "Moving, intimate and very inspiring." Mark Shelmerdine, CEO, Jeffers Press.
Everything I Never Wanted to Be by Dina Kucera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everything I Never Wanted to Be is the true story of a family's battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. Any story filled with alcoholics and drug addicts includes a number of horrific events, but in the end, this is an uplifting story that can change behavior and save lives--and make you laugh along the way. "Raw and funny." -- Joel Stein, Time Magazine "Like a maelstrom." -- ForeWord Review
Saying Goodbye by Mike O'Mary & Julie Rember
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Saying Goodbye is a collection of true stories about saying goodbye to the people, places, and things in our lives. The stories are universal. They are incredibly powerful and moving. And they are surprisingly uplifting and cathartic. "Tender perspectives helping readers with their own goodbyes." Midwest Book Review "The stories are about love, really, not sadness." Gretchen Little, Squidoo.com
Swearing in English by John Mercer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by 125 Records. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Long before they were written down, these stories were told and retold many times: to family, friends, strangers, anyone who would listen with an ear for a story. They share one thing in common - they are all true. Events, people, actions taken, words spoken, have been faithfully reproduced no matter how "tall" the tale. They follow the dictum that truth is stranger than fiction.
When the Cheese Slides Off Your Cracker by Elizabeth Owen
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After Elizabeth Owen gave birth, the cheese slid off her cracker. This is a story about postpartum depression, vertigo, booger walls, bodies in the woods and Loretta Lynn. It’s a story about mucus plugs, panic attacks, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and babies. This is a story about what happens when the cheese slides off your cracker. But most importantly, it’s a story about getting better.
Mama Chuy, una fe sin fronteras by Noel Diaz
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
"Una fe sin fronteras" Una historia verídica de una mujer emigrante que logra lo inimaginable. "Mamá Chuy" madre de Noel Díaz.
Worth Fighting For: My Life as a World War II Spy by Frank Weishaupt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Excite-Lite Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For over 60 years, Frank Weishaupt kept a secret from his family and friends. Then at a class reunion in 2009, he was asked a simple question - “What did you do during World War II?” Frank replied, “I was a spy.” Take a trip back in time with a young man thrust into responsibility and maturity by loyalty to his country in a time of war.
Sixteen Vs, Book Three, The Adolescent Years by Victor Cox
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 130,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
Amazing life lessons, broken bones, getting shot at, and several other ‘firsts’ in Victor’s life make this an exciting phase of learning. A typical experimenting teenager trying to dodge the pitfalls of life while having fun. Breaking his vow, Victor is forced to quit school. Several life-threatening events will keep you glued to the pages, holding you in suspense, as you search for the outcome.
Beer and Whine and Other Bubbly Concoctions by Betsy Snider Heuer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,650. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Her universal truths may not all be true, but they are endearing and frequently hilarious billboards for a breezy journey from birth to menopause in which the author explores (muses about) the difficulties and joys (not necessarily in that order) of being Jewish, short, married (her second) to a tall, formerly lapsed Presbyterian and raising two children in modern suburbia.
Laws & Loves: Real Tales of the Rattlesnake Lawyer by Jonathan Miller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Laws & Loves" contains the real stories of the Rattlesnake Lawyer. Jonathan Miller is a practicing criminal defense attorney in New Mexico and the author of eight books. These are the chronicles of his early years, how he learned to balance the law with literature, all while looking for love in all the wrong courtrooms. This book is a must for anyone thinking of practicing law or falling in love.
Betty's Child by Donald Dempsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the tradition of Frank McCourt and "Angela's Ashes," Don Dempsey uses "Betty's Child" to tell the story of life with his cruel and neglectful mother, his mother's abusive boyfriends, and hypocritical church leaders who want to save twelve-year-old Donny's soul but ignore threats to his physical well-being. A Hoffer Award Grand Prize Finalist. "Heartrending and humorous." Kirkus Reviews
Off The Rails - Excerpts From My Life by Steven Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My personal history of crazy and bizarre experiences growing up in Northern California. Living the life of a husband, father and drummer and finally coming to grips with my own spiritual path after a long difficult search and answering the question; is a drummer really a musician?