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Smell the Blue Sky: Young, pregnant, and widowed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The day Valerie found out she was pregnant with her second child was the day her husband died. Smell the Blue Sky won the BRAG Medallion award in 2014 for Best Self-Published Books.
El humor de Borges
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
El autor, amigo y colaborador de Borges, reúne aquí episodios en los que Borges despliega un humor radiante y una ironía puntual, a modo de antología de la inteligencia y la gracia de uno de los escritores que más y mejor enriqueció la literatura del siglo XX.
Blou Erfporsie - Van Isilimela tot Stilbaai: 'n Lewensreis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: Afrikaans. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
Dis 'n lewensreis wat begin toe 'n seuntjie impulsief beloof om 'n sendeling te word, as die Here tog net sy oog sal laat ophou pyn. En die dogtertjie wat viooltjies verkoop vir haar sendingbussie. 'n Skip wat strand, en 'n noodoperasie wat Isilimela se hospitaal inwy. Smiles en sy donkerkop-bruid. Agt kinders... en 'n 94-jarige ouma met 'n olifant aan die hand. Dis 'n merkwaardige storie.
From Then To Now Edited Version
Price: Free! Words: 139,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction
In this True Life Adventure, you will meet Rebazar Tarzs, a RealGuide from the secret part of Life. You as the reader will find yourself moving into new vistas and ethereal worlds of magnificent beauty, beyond what you can imagine for yourself. In Unseen Universes, there is a TruReality so Real, that it would definitely seem as though it could not exist at all. www.duanethegreatwriter.info
Glass Half Full
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story.
Antologia de Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,420. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors
Esta antología presenta una selección de obras de Sor Juana en cuanto poetisa, narradora y escritora de dramas, dirigida tanto a jóvenes como al lector que se acerca por primera vez a la Décima Musa, ofreciéndole una guía introductoria para cada género que la poetisa abordó, de modo que todo el que la tenga en sus manos pueda ver quién fue Sor Juana en cada aspecto de su vida.
Inkslingers 2013: Memoirs of the Southwest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Two Cats Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An anthology of short-story memoirs about life in the Southwest. Twenty-two writers from the greater Phoenix, AZ, area (known as The Inkslingers) share memories from poignant to philosophical and everything in between to give you a flavor of life as they know it.
Marko Mihic Memoirs
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Autobiography of Marko Mihic M.D. This is his true story of his life in Croatia through the second world war, his escape from the communism of the former Yugoslavia, his accomplishments in the field of Medicine, and his leadership of The Knights of Malta in Toronto bringing over 100 million dollars of aid to Croatia during its war of independence.
Private Svoboda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In the winter of 1944 a 14-year old Austrian boy and his 8th grade classmates are drafted into Hitler's army and sent directly to boot camp. Scared but excited the boys are soon taught to kill or be killed. On the frozen Russian front the boys are soon relieved of any notions of the romantic adventure and herioics of war as they face the brutal challenges to survive another day, another minute.
Curse Of The Kennedys And Other Powerful Family Tragedies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Curse of the Kennedys investigates famous bloodlines from the Bhuttos to the Brandos, and examines the tragedies that have befallen them as their family has evolved over the years. The Bhuttos, another powerful political dynasty, have suffered terrible moments that would not be out of place in a Hollywood movie.
Master Chronology of JFK Assassination Book IV: Discovery
Series: Master Chronology of JFK Assassination, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,105,290. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Book IV: Discovery August, 1964—May, 2013 Perceiving the investigation into the murder to be an incorrect shortcut to justice, two generations of researchers— scholars, scientists, photographers, attorneys, and curious housewives begin their own investigation, and “discover” far more than the tawdry efforts of the government.
Breadline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Man has just walked on the moon when the adventurer of dreams begins to spread the word of the world. Dropped right in the middle of the conflict in Vietnam, he fears that every dawn becomes as fleeting as a speeding bullet… and eventually packs his bag, as helpless as a tightrope walker who has lost his balance...
Master Chronology of JFK Assassination Book III: Disappointment
Series: Master Chronology of JFK Assassination, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,103,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Monday, November 25, is a national day of mourning, but only for one of the three funerals held that day; four days later, the new president blocks all investigations into the assassination by naming a Commission made up of seven politicians. Their investigation and results are dismal, pathetic failures, although the media supports them. The Nation reserves its doubts.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair
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A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Recess Is My Best Subject
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What if, in order to survive, you were thrown into a teaching job with young children and no training? Recess Is My Best Subject tells the true story of a professional woman who, after a family tragedy, plunges into the world of substitute teaching in the public schools of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons (1974)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The true-life filmography of a family classic. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons' (1974). Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
The Dunce At The Back Of The Class
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Fiction » Inspirational
William was an unwanted child, mistreated, beaten and mentally abused. He had to learn to look after himself, to stand up against those who abused him, and to become self-reliant emotionally and physically. William’s story is of a child desperate to reach out to someone or something to find an escape from the cruelty around him. It is a story that he has waited more than sixty years to tell.
Nelson Mandela - A Man First
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 161,040. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nelson Mandela, the most famous prisoner of the 20th century, was a tribal prince, the leader of the African National Congress, the commander-in-chief of a rebel army, and a head of state. But he was, first and foremost, a man. This intimate, in-depth biography traces his life from the rural Transkei to the capitals of the world, revealing the heart-stopping danger of his life as the famous ‘Blac
A Time to Live, a Time to Die
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.