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Umar Bin Abdul Aziz by Naima Sohaib
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Umar bin Abdul Aziz was an Islamic reformer in the 8th century & the 5th rightly guided caliph of Islam. Though the Umayyad rulers were largely self-absorbed & materialistic, he proved himself a God-fearing ruler wholly vested in his people’s welfare. His rule was short but brilliant, & he proved a true Muslim hero, reviving the spirit of Islam & exceeding people's expectations on good governance.
A Spring Hike by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Biographical
The author recounts an auspicious hike in the Pisgah National Forest (NC, USA) on a cool day in April of 1998. A stream-side inscription casts a spell over the day. Approx. 1600 words. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. If this little autobiographical tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13. Sorry, no Mr. Malloy in this one. Not sure where he was then.
Open Windows - A Story of Postpartum Anxiety and Depression by June L. Young
Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
From pregnancy to the hell that is postpartum depression and anxiety, June discloses intimate detail from her journal, medical records and family history. Amidst the savage depression and crushing panic attacks, she finds strength and solace in family, the art of storytelling and the mystery of faith.
Khalid Bin Waleed by Naima Sohaib
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khalid bin Waleed is one of the greatest generals in world history. A companion of the Prophet, he fought in many early battles in Islamic history, remaining undefeated. His talents were accompanied by his superior morals, love for God, and an astonishing willingness to give up power. He stands out on the pages of history as a brilliant military mind and an example of obedience to leadership.
Ayesha (RA) by Naima Sohaib
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ayesha (RA) was a beloved wife of the Prophet Muhammad and a major figure in Islamic history. She was an exemplary wife, and played an important role in the education of Muslims. She is one of the most prominent religious women in history - a Muslim hero - and her life is a role model for women on how to lead a meaningful life both inside the house and within society.
The Paper Route by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
The author recalls some hairy incidents and particular customers on his newspaper route in east Charlotte in the late '70s. The ending is a graphic surprise. Approx. 1500 words. If this little tale were a movie it would most likely be rated PG-13 (for a foul language outburst).
Life Does Get Better Peace Within is Found Again by Sara Khan
Price: Free! Words: 17,590. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sara Khan arrived at a time in her life when hiding was no longer possible. After many attempts to reconcile with her family and her past, she realized that the family of her birth would never provide peace or honour for her. Through a heart-wrenching process, Sara found her own voice.
The Old Man in the Hospital by Van Allen
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Another short simple memoir from my life. In this very short story, I find myself stuck in the hospital, sharing a room with an irate and bitter old man. Location: Centennial Medical Center in Frisco, Texas. Warning...contains a few uses of profanity.
Jesus Won't Let You Drown by Randal Houle
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jesus Won't Let You Drown is a personal essay about a young boy in a fundamentalist school who is deathly afraid of the water.
All My Friends Are Characters by Emma Wilkins
Price: Free! Words: 33,350. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
One day, after years interviewing strangers in my job as a journalist, I started wondering what it would be like to interview people I know. I rounded up twelve of my bravest friends. I gave them baked goods, hot drinks and questions; they gave me their stories. This is the result.
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
A Perfect Love to Conquer Perfectionism by Jennifer Z. Wright
You set the price! Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Hear how a young woman bound by depression and anxiety stemming from perfectionism was completely set free by an intimate loving God. Learn how to date (and not to date!) as she spent 20 years searching for the ideal man in the midst of thriving Christian community. Then God flipped her world and priorities upside down.
Waterfall Horror by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Agents 32 and 33 go to Blowing Rock (NC, USA) on a nice spring day to check out a waterfall where a tragedy occurred during the Great Depression. A heroine from that grim day has a connection to Charlotte and the Univ. of Texas. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1500 words. Sex: No. Violence: No. Drug usage: No. Strangeness level: Low. Real-life accuracy: High.
Jumping into Love of Life by Maria Antonieta Osornio Ramirez
Price: Free! Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jumping into Love of Life is the real story of Tony, who after suffering a sky diving accident she became paraplegic. Tony describes the different emotions. A process of dealing with reality and learning how to embrace life once again. The story is an example of surviving deceptions and learning to love and be happy again.
When Mahatma Gandhi Calls Blacks Lazy, Raw Kaffirs Was He Racist? Read Original Quotes from Gandhi on Race by Sabine von Herbert
Price: Free! Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Was Mahatma Gandhi a racist? His original writings on race is compiled in this short book so that readers can have their own conclusions. Presented in a lucid form for the readers who do not have any previous knowledge of Gandhi, India or South Africa. This is the first volume of the series: "How I Began to Dislike Gandhi" (available also as an all-series volume).
Idiots I Have Known by Wendell Blue
Price: Free! Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
They say that dead people don't feel pain; it's those around them that suffer. The same holds true for idiots. In the course of my life I have had many close encounters of the idiotic kind. This short work details a few of them.
Karthik's Glimpse Of Past by Akshit Dhar
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story is based on the real incident that took place in the Srinagar in 1980-1990's. The story is based on teenager boy, Karthik whose family goes through the worst nightmare that he could ever imagine.
Darkness: The Secrets of a Blind Psychologist by Ryan Scott
Price: Free! Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Coming from the backwoods California mentality of Occidental during the Great Depression, I became an apple picker, dish washer, grocery clerk, high school teacher, hippy nightclub owner, radio personality, and a PhD psychologist, despite my failing vision and three failed marriages. I made numerous mistakes and false starts during my life, but I’ve finally found the secret of happiness.
The Pink Marine Unloaded: A Collection of Letters I Sent to my Family from Marine Corps Boot Camp by Greg Cope White
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society(5.00 from 1 review)
This a collection of letters and pictures from my time in Marine Corps Boot Camp and is an ancillary piece to the best-selling memoir, The Pink Marine -- which is a true story about Marine Corps Boot Camp.