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Tails From Dublin (And I Don't Mean Ireland!)
By Ed Manolio
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
(5.00 from 1 review)
A most unique book written from my Irish Setter dog Dublin's perception . Both adults and children will enjoy this true life story. After spending every day for almost thirteen years together, I believe that if Dublin could have put pen to paper, this book is as close as possible to the what the result would be. A heartwarming book about a dog's life and times through her own eyes.
3500: An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance with Snow White
By Ron Miles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Benjamin, a nine-year-old autistic boy with a love of Disney, was taking his first trip to Walt Disney World. The last thing his parents expected was to see him come alive. What followed was a remarkable tale of inspiration, heartbreak, dedication and joy as Benjamin's family relocated from Seattle to Orlando in order to capture that magic and put it to practical use.
If You're a Princess, Where's Your Crown?
By Sarah Ward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
If You're a Princess is an introductory guide to royalty. With quick looks at the Kings and Queens of Europe, Africa, and Asia, the book will show you more than just the British royals. If You're a Princess also explains what titles and orders are and just what the difference between a Prince and a Crown Prince is.
Death Valley Madam
By R. B. Griffith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
Grace's Daughter
By Michelle Lynne Kosilek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
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.
Two Old Fools on a Camel ~ From Spain to Bahrain and back again
By Victoria Twead
Series: Old Fools, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
*New York Times Bestseller* Vicky and Joe leave their Spanish mountain village to work for a year in Bahrain. How could they know that the Arab Spring was poised to erupt, throwing them into violent events? Teaching Arab kids, working with crazy teachers, forming life-long friendships and being placed under house arrest, Vicky and Joe laugh and lurch through their year in Bahrain.
The Journey of a Health Diplomat
By Cheming Yang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This book is about the work and life experiences of a medical doctor who spent nearly two years in serving his government and the global health community. The content is the journal of Dr. Che-Ming Yang in 2007-2009 when he was working in the international health field as the Director General of Bureau of International Cooperation, Department of Health, Taiwan (ROC).
Bassel - Behind the Screens of the Syrian Resistance
By Monique Doppert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Bassel: Behind the Screens of the Syrian Resistance, provides an alarming look behind the scenes of the Syrian Revolution. Meet the man who showed the world what’s happening in Syria.
Leaves of Change: Lessons on Love, Laughter, and Living
By Durham Editing and E-books
Series: Durham Editing and E-books Anthologies 2013. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leaves of Change is a diverse collection of prose and poetry memoirs by independent authors. Featuring the works of Aleshia Clarke, Andrew Rose, Barbara H. Poole, Christina Gerberich, Julia Rose Grey, Kelli Lane, Linda Harris Sittig, Mellissa Black, Pamela Sloan, Rebecca Poole, April J. Durham, and Patrick Durham.
A Checkered Past
By William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Something Furry Underfoot
By Amy L Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.5 star(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
By Glenda Helms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
In the Cockpit with Barron Hilton
By Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Barron Hilton, the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation, founded the Hilton Cup, an international soaring competition, and sponsored Earthwinds Hilton and Global Hilton, efforts to circumnavigate the earth in a manned balloon. He is a recipient of the Gold Air Medal of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and an International Air & Space Hall of Fame inductee.
She's All Caught Up
By Jamila Davis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Prima che il giorno vi lasci delusi
By Il Mùs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: 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?
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
By Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Clara Luper: Civil Rights Pioneer
By Stan Paregien, Sr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Though a school teacher by profession and proud of it, Clara Luper courageously began early in her career a life-long battle against racism. She made local and national news in 1958 when she organized a small group of teenagers (including her own children) and led them in a sit-in a drugstore diner which did not serve Black people. They persisted, day after day, and were successful.
Surfing Mavericks: The Unofficial Biography of Jay Moriarity
By BookCaps
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jay Moriarity was a big wave surfer whose positive spirit, relentless dedication, and respect for his sport earned him the admiration of the entire surfing world. Although, he lost his life just one day before his 23rd birthday, he is still an inspiration to not just the surfing community, but to countless people that he met in his life.
Steve Jobs: Ten Lessons in Leadership
By Michael Essany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Sports Entertainment Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
"Steve Jobs: Ten Lessons in Leadership" is the work of national bestselling author and veteran tech news reporter Michael Essany. It explores the philosophies and values preached and practiced by Jobs throughout his career, though only some have been well-known until now. These are the ten lessons in leadership as exemplified by the incomparable life and legacy of Steve Jobs.