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Specials for July 1–31
Specials for July 1–31
Intersection With History by Alan Livingston
Price: $2.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW50 for 50 % off!) Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 22, 1963, Fort Worth, Texas: Air Force One carries President Kennedy and his party to their next stop in Fort Worth’s sister city. But when shots ring out in Dallas, lives change. Among those are the author and his family. Intersection With History tells how that day refreshed old memories for a mother and former teacher, and how her oldest son’s life was changed forever by a hand shake.
A Year in Haikus by Teresa Hubley
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
This poetic diary covers a year in one woman's life through haikus written one per day, regardless of writer's block, catastrophe, and monotony
The Girl with Tiger's Eyes by Robert Schneider
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Girl with Tiger's Eyes is a biography of a Cambodian woman who lived alone in the jungle when she was just 8 years old. Eventually, she found her way home, but her family had moved on. They were reunited and she lived a happy life at the edge of the jungle until she moved to Sihanoukville, Cambodia to earn a living to help her family. The author met her there and learned her remarkable story.
My Life Story Over coming Tribulation by Glenn Latimer
Price: $12.00 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 25 % off!) Words: 23,110. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I hope more than ever that people are willing to change their lifestyles so they can become better individuals. They can't allow their past to determine who they are today. Through life experience, I learned with God's help that I can change the way I think and behave. I wanted a different quality of life, and I knew that I had to start doing something different by doing God will not mine.
Growing Up in White South Africa by Neville Herrington
Price: $11.39 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 25 % off!) Words: 215,850. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Growing up in White South Africa” is a delightful journey back into the past that brings alive an era that should resonate with those who lived through it, and fascinate those that didn’t. Neville captures the sounds, smells, nuances, events and special characteristics of a post war age that remain etched in his memory.
My Life by Saffin Alimamy
Price: Free! Words: 19,020. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book is an autobiography of my own, Saffin Alimamy, where I faced many situations in my life by living in multiple countries and experiencing their social lives. I am a multi-cultural young male adult, and I hope this book can help to inspire you in many different ways.
Lightning Strikes Twice: A Short Story about Intuition by Matthew Felix
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He thought he was just taking a hike on the coast. He never expected to find himself face-to-face with one of his biggest fears. He never could have imagined the surreal clarity with which he'd engage with his inner voice. A true short story as entertaining as unbelievable, reminding us there's more to reality than we might ordinarily suspect. (approx. 3200 words)
From There to Here via Blogs by Jean MacIntyre
Price: Free! Words: 12,280. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
My writing history told through blogs from beginning to the end (possibly) of my career.
We Don't Talk About That - A Riveting Story of Survival WWII by Giselle Roeder
Price: $4.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW50 for 50 % off!) Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Millions of women were abused and raped during the final stages of WW II, and while the attitude among many survivors is "We don't talk about that," this woman has found the courage to place her memories on record. This book describes the author's life for ten years under Nazi rule, ten years under Communism before escaping to the "Golden West". Another ten years later she contemplated emigrating.
Dark Ops: An Anonymous Story by Commander X
Price: $2.00 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 25 % off!) Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Over a decade after Anonymous first appeared, it has grown from a small band of hacktivists to a Global Collective with organized National Cells in half the countries on Earth & 2.5 million dedicated participants worldwide. Dark Ops explores four years in the history of the global and viral meme of revolution called Anonymous, as it continues to battle the forces of evil bent on world domination.
Help! Michael Anne Martin Evelyn and Bernard Yudowitz’s Murder Inc. $50,000 Reward for Info Leading to an Arrest Contact Attorney Ken Shulman by Larry Margulies
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is my story how my family entrapped me still again over and over while I tried to get away until finally they hired a hit team to kill me and murdered my child.
Michael The Archangel by Michael Spears
Price: Free! Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eschatology
These are the complete works of Saint Michael the Archangel, sent here to save us from self-destruction. This book contains a complete cosmology, the difference between good and evil, the origin of the universe, the meaning of life, the unity of all religion, the road to world peace, and the ultimate fate of the human race. The answers you seek are within.
Eli Yahweh The Father of the Traveler by Mike Kabange
Price: $1.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SW100 for 100 % off!) Words: 31,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Eli Yahweh The Father of the Traveler was born through a desire of writing a book and was backed by a revelation through the medium of a dream or a vision, I cannot clearly distinguish. For all I remembered when I woke up was that I laid on my bed and started speaking willingly in other tongues has given the utterance by the holy ghost. So the next thing I had was this revelation.
Just Another Girl's Story by Laura Eckert
Price: $5.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW50 for 50 % off!) Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Laura Eckert takes the darkness and shame of her teenage years and sheds light on the controversial topic of abortion and her bout with a teenage sex addiction. At ages 16 and 17, Laura found herself as a patient at an abortion clinic after her parents had learned she was pregnant. Laura’s story is shocking at times, yet riveting, honest and heartfelt. Join her on her journey to redemption.
After Suicide by Charlotte Underwood
Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide(5.00 from 6 reviews)
After Suicide is Charlottes personal account of her fathers suicide, including before and after the event. This books main purpose is to be a support aid for people in a similar situation or people wanting to understand more about suicide and how it affects the survivor, it is not however meant to be a replacement for your doctors recommendations. This book is help from someone that understands.
Long Tussle with Dearth by Kennedy Siboe
Price: $5.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 25 % off!) Words: 65,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is not easy growing up in a little village on the slopes of Mt Elgon. It is a marginalized, desolate place devoid of basic government infrastructure. In the eighties and nineties, the region was (and it still is) steeped in myth, custom, tradition and abject poverty. Almost everything was governed by superstitions and curious belief in mythical forces.
An Automobile Odyssey by John Dalessio
Price: $4.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 25 % off!) Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You are about to read a story of a man who started out in life with next to nothing and was able to achieve the American dream with notable success in the automobile industry. Much has been written about America’s love affair with the automobile. My love affair with the automobile was a lasting one. I can recall my humble start as a parts counterman in a NAPA Auto Parts store.
The Cottage: A True Haunted House Story by Jess Breitling
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The true, short story of a family coping with life in a cottage where they experience months of paranormal phenomena. Jess, her husband Gabe, and their two young children deal with the unexplained the best that they can before, to their relief, they find themselves moving to a new city. They happily leave the cottage, not knowing their brush with haunted houses is far from over.
Bad Choices Make Good Stories by Oliver Markus Malloy
Price: Free! Words: 67,430. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Becker and Malloy LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Oliver, a teenage hacker living in Germany, meets Donna online. She's an American girl living in New York. After chatting and talking on the phone for months, he finally decides to surprise her with a visit. But he soon finds out that things are not what they appeared to be, and that this visit will change his life forever.
My First Twenty-Five Years - From Hitler to Halifax by Mr. Finch Mellor
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a true account of a boy's struggle to support his broken family and the same man's quest to live life. A failed attempt to join the war as an under-ager, Art joined the Allied Merchant Navy. This is the remarkable story of his first twenty-five years of life. Thanks to him and many others like him, I have the freedom and means to publish his story on Smashwords at my own free will. Heroes.