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Survivor: The Story of One Woman's Personal Transformation from Victim to Survivor by Lindsay Keane
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this book, written in a unique and poetic style, Lindsay Keane tells her very personal story of healing after sexual assault. She was victimized in high school and originally dealt with the trauma through denial. This caused her pain to seep out in various ways throughout the years (PTSD, Depression, Toxic relationship cycles, etc.). Eventually, her experiences led her to seek and find healing.
Heartland Verses by Jeanne Treat
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Memoirs, stories, and poems from the heart of Clara A. Bastien Treat, one of America’s Rosie-the-Riveters. About the author - Clara Treat was a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a well-known antique dealer, inventor, and WWII Rosie-the-Riveter. Her writing was inspired by love of family, freedom, and country. She passed away in 2010.
Jealous Justice by Alan Thorne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Thorne, rose through the ranks of his local police force to become a chief superintendent in his early forties.This is the story of how a decent `top copper' found himself framed by jealous colleagues and had no choice but to resign from the force and rebuild his life - and how he then found himself facing a terrible personal tragedy.
Finding a Road to Somewhere by Louise Narvick
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Life does not always go as planned. This is a story about me and my family, what happened when things suddenly made a drastic change into an emergency situation. Seemingly when life could not be worse we found our way to a new rewarding life and career. I hope you enjoy our story and also that it may give you or someone else courage to keep going when things go bad.
A Little School On A Farm In Africa by Rob McIntyre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Little School on a Farm in Africa This book describes four idyllic years spent running a little farm school in Africa. You will get to know the children, the farming community and the hilarious goings on that helped to make my time there so memorable.
Brooklyn Mobster Joe Colombo 1970s Mafia Murders by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Samuel Carbone was involved in loan sharking. Along with notorious racketeer Joseph Zicarelli he faced multiple indictments. Then in the summer of 1971 he was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car on a Newark street. He had a single bullet in the back of his head. Soon a series of gangland murders followed, including that of former boxer Cowboy Joe Lucignano. The Campisis were involved.
Two Sides by Angela Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sometimes it helps to write things down, when I've done that I feel vindicated. But the pain comes back and makes me feel sick. Not physical pain more mental anguish.
North Oahu Awakens by Gordon Morse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wondered how the local people behaved during the bombing of Pearl Harbor? This is a true story about 2 young boys growing up in the midst of military movements and battles on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The brothers grow up in the "up country" of the island amid superstition, juvenile detention housing, and military takeovers.
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.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Prostitution
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.
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins by Paul Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
Love Letters in the Grand: The Adventures and Misadventures of a Big-City Piano Tuner by John Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Here are 30 true tales, variously funny, touching, and dramatic, from the author's 28 years of piano tuning. Whether he's telling about tuning a piano for Elvis Presley, clobbering a vicious dog with his tool kit, or finding Tommy guns and love letters in pianos, the author's dedication to his craft, his love of people and music, his strong work ethic and his caring nature all shine through.
Manga Poverty by Shuho Sato
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Junta Ueno. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Manga Poverty" is a frightening word. A publishing recession with no end in sight, combined with new technology and media that changes everything. In Japan, manga artists find themselves in debt despite working hard week after week. What does this spell for the manga industry? Follow as Sato Shuho stands up to the Japanese manga industry, and find out where his struggle leads him. Autobiography.
Trail Angel Mama: Tales of a California Trail Angel by Trisha Faye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
See the Pacific Crest Trail from the other side – from the viewpoint of ‘Trail Angel Mama’. Trail angels dispense trail magic to hikers; from a bottle of water or a ride into town, to a hot meal and a bed for the night. The Holman’s discovered a new world in this journey as hiker’s touched their hearts in an unexpected way. They set out to share blessings. Instead, they were the ones blessed.
奔騰的駿馬: 畫家徐悲鴻和他的家人在毛澤東的中國 by 徐 芳芳
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
以水墨奔馬著稱的中國畫家徐悲鴻 (一八九五-一九五三年) 開創了中西結合的繪畫, 培養了幾代中國美術家。《奔騰的駿馬》描述了他的家人和他的藝術事業如何經受了毛澤東變化莫測的政治風暴而倖存, 毛澤東不斷變化的政策決定了從一九四九年開始, 包括在毀滅性的十年文化大革命之中美術和音樂的發展方向。
چمدان صورتى by Solmaz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Persian. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
كتاب چمدان صورتى برگرفته از اتفاقات زندگي زن ٢٩ ساله است كه از ايران به استراليا مهاجرت ميكند. اين زن در اغاز سفر خود فقط يك چمدان صورتى و ١٢٣٢ دلار استراليا دارد اين كتاب سفرى است در مسير مهاجرت با همه ترسها، دردها و تلاشها. سفرى كه تقريبا همه مهاجران انرا كم و بيش طى ميكنند
Dark Ops: An Anonymous Story by Commander X
Price: $2.00 USD. 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.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Midnight Train to Siberia by Alicja Hartley
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » War
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.