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Finding Your Own Inner Strength
By Lori Osterman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One woman's struggle to work past her pain and desire to end her life as she realized she had a purpose; that she needed to stay and find out who she was meant to be.
The Life and Times of Edith Wharton
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Edith Wharton is one of the most influencial American female writers; her works have inspired thousands of writers, but who inspired her? Find out in this short work about her life and times.
China Tips (or a Blonde's Guide to Teaching in China)
By Felicia Brings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Dapt'd. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
China Tips is Felicia Brings’ very amusing, useful, and brief compendium of practical advice to westerners who expect to travel or work in China.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
By Alice Haro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
I Almost Died in the Grand Canyon
By Ryan Barlow
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.00 from 1 review)
Originally written as a travel blog for Backpacker Magazine, this article is the exciting story about how the author faced a wildlife attack while hiking Bright Angel Trail in the Grand Canyon. Poignant and harrowing, a must read for adventurers and armchair adventurers alike.
The first berries
By Kaarlo Nironen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: Russian. Published: February 12, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Реальная история жизни мальчика, впервые увидевшего другой мир после десяти лет жизни в сталинской ссылке. На фоне рассказов об арестах, жестоких допросах и пытках отца-финна, события первых дней свободы помогли понять, что в жизни у каждого человека, как тест на порядочность, есть своя «первая ягода»
The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel
By Mojo Guides
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Chanel was shrewd, chic and cutting edge. She had it all. The ability to design, to work a social network, to manage a business and to give women what they wanted - even if they didn’t know it themselves 'The MoJo Guide to Coco Chanel’ is a short distillation of all you need to know about this exceptional woman.
Charles Manson
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
'If Charles Manson is ever let out into society, hide your children! I think we may have another Hitler on our hands' - so ran a message posted on an internet notice board in 2002 as Manson again came up for a parole hearing – it wasn't granted.
I Was Attacked by a Shark
By Ryan Barlow
Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This article was originally a blog post that was reprinted in Caribbean Travel + Life Magazine. It's a fun little article. Enjoy.
God is Dead: My Fall from Fundamentalist Christianity
By Ryan Barlow
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
An introspective, thoughtful look into the life of a person who went from devout Christian to atheist, and the personal ramifications of that decision. Both heartwarming and tragic, it is a must read for believers and atheists alike.
Jesus: Only A Prophet
By Elijah Muhammad
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
These articles are written due to the mental blindness and theological knowledge of the Bible's teachings of Jesus' birth, life, teachings and death: The making of Jesus the equal to his sender (Almighty God) and more than a prophet; and a hearer of prayers; the rising from the dead and ascending into space to reach his FATHER in the heavens, to wait at His right-hand until the Day of Judgment.
The Life and Times of L.M. Montgomery
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
She was best known for Anne of Green Gables; but who was she outside of her books? This short book looks at the life and times of L.M. Montgomery.
Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
By William Diepenbrock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
Julio Ramón Ribeyro, Impurity, and the Trials of the Amateur
By Juan LePuen
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012 by Fario. Category: Essay » Literature
"To me," wrote Peruvian Julio Ramón Ribeyro, "the crippled, the cretins, the beggars, and the pariahs. They come naturally to me without my having to summon them."
The Pied Piper of Hip Hop
By Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 2 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This extensive profile of Afrika Bambaataa was the first time the words "hip hop" appeared in the Village Voice and this story woke many people up to the fact that rap music, break dancing and graffiti were all artistically connected.
Rock's First Diva
By Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Arlene Smith was only 16-years-old when she became the first female rock star to emerge from the world of R&B, fronting her group, The Chantels. She forged a trail later traveled by Ronnie Spector and Diana Ross.
Cannabis Cures Cancer?
By Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. You set the price! Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Does cannabis cure cancer? There are many stories but little scientifically verifiable evidence. Cancer is a big subject and easily misunderstood. But there is no doubt cannabis has anti-cancer effects, so why does the US government pretend it has no legitimate medical uses?
Add Catalyst: Telesymbol Movement for Peace
By Loanda Cullen
Price: $11.50 USD. Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"The manifestation of a universal language of peace has arrived: An idea whose time has come. Move ahead with confidence, hope and in peace as you're enthralled in this fascinating story." -B. Gallagher, of Belfast, No.Ireland, Chartered Engineer, London, U.K. and Galway, Ireland. In 1957 Tammy Narena Ressman created a gestural language and a curriculum for peace-making that was ahead of its time.
Withdrawal
By J Joseph Michaels
Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Hell of withdrawal...the Hell I am living...
The London Bard. One Poet's Olympic Struggle Against Tyranny (Part One)
By L.A. Coltrane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Azimuth Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
In this heart warming piece, L. A. Coltrane drops our first ever Poet Laureate, into his greatest play, to rescue him from his gravest mistake, to solve, once and for all, the longest standing mystery surrounding Benjamin Jonson.