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Notes From Bisbee. by Debrah Strait
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,560. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Here in Southeastern Arizona, Tombstone is called the town too tough to die. Bisbee, on the other hand, is known as the town too high to care. That description might refer to the mile high altitude. Every year I’ve written a newsletter to family and friends about the wonders of Bisbee. The letters are all here, just as I sent them out. I hope you enjoy them.
To Hell and Back: A Former Hells Angel’s Story of Recovery and Redemption by Joe Calendino
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A gripping portrait of a notorious Vancouver gangster and Hells Angels elite who descended into a life of homelessness and addiction, ultimately redeeming himself through award-winning youth advocacy.
Undefeated: From Tragedy to Triumph by Marc Buoniconti
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Marc Buoniconti, son of an NFL Hall of Fame legend Nick Buoniconti, enjoyed an admittedly reckless lifestyle until a paralyzing football injury changed his outlook and pushed him to dedicate himself to helping others.
Diplomat, Dissident, Spook by Lisa Warden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For his first posting, a fresh-faced Canadian diplomat and his young family are dispatched straight into the belly of the beast: the USSR in full-on Cold War mode. Next stop, Havana – with an additional assignment: clandestine intelligence gathering for the CIA. Espionage and intrigue abound in this fast-paced, timely, and compelling memoir. With a foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev.
We're Queer And We Should Be Here by Darryl Telles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Darryl Telles's sexuality is as important to him as his passion for Tottenham Hotspur, yet like other gay football supporters, he has had to endure decades of abuse from homophobic fans. Homosexuality is still so reviled that there is not a single `out' gay player in the top four tiers of the Football League. This is the story.
El santo que libertó una raza by Angel Valtierra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,330. Language: Spanish. Published: September 16, 2017 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
La vida y la obra de San Pedro Claver constituyen admirable ejemplo de dedicación, amor a la humanidad, defensa de los derechos humanos y absoluta fidelidad a Dios. Como sacerdote jesuíta enviado desde España a la Nueva Granada, para de evangelizar esclavos africanos secuestrados y luego vendidos por codiciosos e inescrupulosos comerciantes de seres humanos. Su labor fue excepcional y sin par.
Anthony Vatore's Steinwinter Conspiracy by Anthony Vatore
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It was, tagged ‘The Truck of the Future, known as the Steinwinter 2040. Prior to coming on the scene, no one had ever heard of it or the men known as Manfred Steinwinter, and WC Presley. However, time proved any connection to all three created a conspiracy like never seen before in the state of Tennessee, that would reach all the way to Stuttgart Germany.
Running With Ghosts: A Memoir of Surviving Childhood Cancer by Matt Tullis
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2017 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Acupressure & acupuncture
Author Matt Tullis reminds us that surviving childhood cancer can be a challenge as formidable as fighting for your life—and more enduring. As an adult,he began to be haunted by the memories of all the friends and caregivers he’d left behind on the cancer ward of Akron Children’s Hospital and decided to seek them out. A beautiful true story about friendship, loss and closure.
Weak Bones, Strong Wills, The Stories of XLH by The XLH Network, Inc.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hypophosphatemia causes our bones to be soft and our lives to be hard, but we are strong and resilient. We persevere, despite all the challenges. But if there's one thing that can slow us down, it's the lack of solid information about the real-life consequences of our rare medical condition. That's why we're here to tell the real stories of XLH and the people affected by it.
Wild Road Home: Memoir of an Adventuress by Christina Nealson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
She’s not sure where she's going but that's okay. Traveling solo, she hands intuition the wheel and heeds the call to trust. To let awe transmute terror, fear become resolve. Never alone, her messengers are many: human and tree, fur and feather. Somewhere, she knows, there is a piece of her that resides in a home like no other. It sits at the end of a wild road, a nervy procession of initiations
Betrayed by Frederic H Martini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,950. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1944, Staff Sergeant Frederic C. Martini’s bomber was shot down over France. He was captured by the Gestapo and, along with 167 other Allied airmen, sent to Buchenwald concentration camp to await execution. He survived—but just barely. When he returned home, the US government, the Army, and the VA denied his accounts to protect Nazi specialists brought to the US with fabricated histories.
Nightfall to Daybreak by Sally Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Never did it cross my mind that we would one day bury our child. But death, the cruel thief, came one evening and claimed him. And though the 'why' never leaves, hope finds its way through the long, dark night.
From Karaoke to the Platters by Paul B Allen III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,930. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Voice
The incredible and inspirational tale of how Paul B Allen III went from singing in karaoke establishments, to become the lead singer of one of the greatest vocal groups of all time, The Platters (Only You; Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; The Great Pretender, etc.). Paul documents step by step the things he did to make it happen, giving anecdotal experiences from his life that will entertain and delight.
Weighing Things Up, Book Two by Robert T. Branco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,330. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Like Bob Branco’s first book of essays, Weighing Things Up (2014), this book (his 5th) consists of more than 100 short, mainly conservative essays. Many of them were previously published in magazines or on a blog. The categories are general social issues, government and politics, blindness and disability, education, science and technology, employment, medical issues and concerns, and sports.
Prisoner in Paradise by Sally Dudley
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Prisoner in Paradise is the story of five generations of an Aboriginal family as they have unwittingly and also knowingly struggled against annihilation. Australia has recently been facing an awakening of race relations in respect to Indigenous people but many people remain blissfully ignorant of the true facts.
The Lost Intruder, the Search for a Missing Navy Jet by Peter Hunt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In 1989, a U.S. Navy A-6 Intruder crashed off Whidbey Island, Washington. The Navy's search for the jet came up empty handed. Former Navy pilot Peter Hunt knew the lost Intruder well, as the jet came from his squadron; he had flown that aircraft. Hunt long imagined the thrill of finding the sunken A-6. In 2014 he struck out to find the missing A-6 while battling young onset Parkinson's disease.
The Great Escape: The Inside Story of the Dannemora Prison Escape by Paul "Doc" Gaccione
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Written in his own unique style, Author Paul “Doc” Gaccione covers his experiences as a prisoner in this maximum security facility during the time of the Danemora Prison Escape.
de Kennedy à Madonna by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: French. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kennedy, Bob Dylan, Mazarine, Serge Gainsbourg, Madonna... 17 destinées exceptionnelles sont dépeintes dans ce récit. Ce livre est constitué d'une série d'écrits que j'ai réalisés au fil des années et qui ont connu une popularité marquante. Gageons que vous frissonnerez en découvrant comment Steve Jobs et Bill Gates ont bataillé au fil des années, comment est née la chanson Imagine de Lennon ou
American Wage Slave by Mel Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Wage Slave is mentally ill and physically ill, but his life is full of adventure. When he can work, he is relegated to soul-killing jobs that drive him deeper into depression, anxiety and insomnia. In spite of this, he survives and odd events follow him everywhere. His disastrous work record assures that his next job is usually more horrific than the last. But he carries on, fighting to live.
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation by Mollie Player
Price: Free! Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.