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The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock by Dezi Jay M
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock is a personal account that deals with the problem of homelessness, charting one person’s journey from homelessness to resettlement: not just a matter of physical abode but also the deeper, more searching question of finding a home within oneself. God does not close one door without opening another.
The Wicked Lady by John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
Twain and Eddy: The Conflicted Relationship of Mark Twain and Christian Science Founder Mary Baker Eddy by Paul Brody
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
It was a coincidence of history that brought together one of America’s fastest-growing religious movements and its most famous humorist. Christian Science, which became the First Church of Christ, Scientist, started from nothing in 1866 and by the turn of the century had become a force to be reckoned with. Hannibal, Missouri’s Mark Twain had also made his mark, becoming a celebrated international
Wisdom of the Legends by Ahmad Dzikran
Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Legendary persons show their wisdoms and inspire us in our daily live. Hopefully by reading this book we can make them a mirror, because I am sure, this planet will not stop giving birth of her best sons.
Dear Anne Frank by Karen Maeby Bates
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dear Anne Frank is a narrative-based short story set up in a "dear diary" format. It was written in reference to a weekend trip to Washington, DC that the author took in 2010. What is shared is an unique mixture of thoughts ranging from personal feelings in relation to Anne Frank's spirit, details about the trip to DC, updates since that trip, a poem and more!
Once Upon An Albatross..., Volume 2 (2006) (Blog Postings) by C.D. Reimer
Series: Once Upon An Albatross... Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Blogging
The second volume of blog postings from Once Upon An Albatross... about Silicon Valley, California and whatever else, featuring 40 blog postings from 2006: "Becoming A Normal Video Gamer," "The Neighborhood Power Transformer Went Kablooey," "The Rattlesnakes of Unix Administration," "Open Season on Escaping Animated Animals," Watching Nature On The Train" and "Finishing School Or Going Bust."
All About Mother Teresa by Students' Academy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
During her life time, Mother Teresa received numerous honors and awards for her hard work with the poor and downtrodden people. She was the recipient of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
Aspies Alone Together- A Survival Guide for Women Living with Asperger Syndrome by Elaine Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book is my autobiography as an undiagnosed Aspie until the age of 32, as well as a survival guide for female Aspies.
Un Vistazo al Sueño Americano by Armando Fuentes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“¿En qué oficinas trabajaste allá en Estados Unidos?” le preguntó Armando cándidamente a su amigo. “Allá nadie va a trabajar en oficinas,” le respondió secamente. “Razón por la que nunca voy a ir a Estados Unidos,” se dijo a sí mismo; mientras caminaba por la acera...
2013-2014 Anthology of Personal Narratives by Elizabeth DuVall
Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compilation of personal narratives from Ms. DuVall's 8th grade ELA classes at Toisnot Middle School.
Prima che il giorno vi lasci delusi by Il Mùs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il rapporto con tre ragazzi con handicap durante il servizio civile. Un incontro dopo tanti anni da cui nasce una visione retrospettiva dell'esistenza. Davvero è meglio accendere una luce che maledire l'oscurità?
Dutch on Dutch: One of the Last In-depth Interviews with the Incomparable Elmore Leonard by T.V. LoCicero
Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In this lively, expansive and generous interview, the greatest crime novelist of our time, Elmore “Dutch” Leonard, talks about everything from the essence and appeal of his stories, to why he writes in longhand, to the finer points of robbing a bank.
A Rather Strange Retirement - Running a School in England by Michael Evans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
The book charts how in 1997 two early-retired head teachers acquired a recently closed school with the aim of fulfilling a long-held dream to establish a school of their own. Although having no business experience, their intention was to create a school and to run it in a way that they had always thought a school should be run.
Malala Yousafzai - One Child, One Teacher, One Book, One Pen Can Change The World. by Shabbir Hazari
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Malala Yousafzai - One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. She is in the heart of every single children who is helpless, who is uneducated and who is fighting for their rights. Malala Yousafzai became a international symbol of peace and touched thousands of times. Read her amazing inspiring story of hope and bravery. A living legend.
Middle Class White Suburb - Life: Transition by Christopher Riesling
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book follows a young man as he makes the transition from a lifestyle of reckless partying and gambling into a mature parent in his late twenties.
Rhythm and Rhyme by Dave Brummet & Lillian Brummet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dave and Lillian Brummet share their individual poetry writing styles that express their passions for nature, love, animals, music and real life experiences including the loss of family members.
Notes From My Life by Steve Kenny
Series: Economics 101, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With this Smashwords release, Steve Kenny takes the reader into the heart of memories and experiences that stretch from 1969 [notes from my life] through to the present [November]. A sometimes sweet and sometimes poignant work, sprinkled with some small didactic observations of the current America, 'notes from my life' gently blends tone and mood timelessly. A must read.
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay? by Linda Hammontree
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Who Says Grime Doesn't Pay is an insightful, humorous look into the world of two zany housewives who started a cleaning business to fight boredom and bill collectors. The book chronicles some of the people and situations they encountered over the years they worked together.
Square Peg, Round Hole by Michael Heath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
If you have self-confidence issues or you are bored with your life, or you just think you are boring (let's be honest, that's our greatest fear) then this book is for you. It might give you the vital ingredient of inspiration to do something unusual and be interesting. It might make you realize that the world is an exciting place where anything is possible if you want it enough.