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Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Hypatia of Alexandria
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 8. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
As the western world fell into darkness, she dared defend the light. For over 40 years Hypatia stood between the dark ages and the light of classical philosophy, arts, and sciences. Though none of her books survived the aggressive book burnings of religious zealots, her legacy remains that of one of the greatest scientists of all time. This is her fascinating true story.
Under Pressure: Buried Alive and Other Ordinary Miracles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,090. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Come ride along with me on my journey from a life of dysfunction and chaos to self discovery and abundant joy.
Heartland Verses
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.
Survivor: The Story of One Woman's Personal Transformation from Victim to Survivor
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Special Ed Rock Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Roy Fletcher decided that raising his son was more important than the rock stardom that loomed on his horizon. In a move even more surprising than leaving his up-and-coming band, he became a special education teacher. Special Ed Rock Star chronicles the journey of the struggles and bittersweet joys he experienced while working with students who taught him humility and compassion.
A Cut Above Discrimination
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the story of one woman's fight against discrimination towards the homeless and needy. Helena fought back by offering hair care and grooming services FREE of charge to all in need. Only to have her plans and ideas thwarted by government regulations.
Just Another Girl's Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
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.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born in 1097, Princess Gwenllian's life changed forever when she fell in love with Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, the beleaguered heir to Rhys ap Tewdur of Deheubarth. Together husband and wife fought for and ruled southern Wales, challenging the Norman Conquest of Wales and proving once and for all the nobility and courage of the Welsh people, a courage that endures across the centuries.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This small book is a poetic retelling of the Malcolm X story, in which his life is reframed as a spiritual quest. The book provides a contrast to almost fifty years of writings that focus primarily on unraveling the complexities of his political beliefs and sorting out the details of his intense life and his tragic death by assassination.
Two Sides
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 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.
Iron Soldiers In Vietnam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book will be an enjoyable read for any soldier who served with an engineer unit in Vietnam. Iron Soldiers is the story of the 577th Engineer Battalion (Construction) in Vietnam from January of 1967 through January of 1968. It is the story of a young Captain and the thousand or more men he worked with during the construction of many demanding construction projects under combat conditions..
My Trials
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From an early age, Owen Cowherd, professionally known as “Mr. Testimony,” was destined to live his life in front of an audience. Few would have imagined that his performance would be a new brand of gospel hip-hop and his audience… anyone who would be saved.
A Sacred Task: Qiriazi and the Albanian National Awakening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
At the heart of Albania’s National Awakening comes the true story of Gjerasim Qiriazi. A poor carpenter’s son, his unlikely rise as scholar and reformer led him to the forefront of Albania’s rebirth, placing him at odds with potent enemies sworn to stop him by any means. Despite armed threats and a desperate kidnapping, Qiriazi’s dream would prevail, altering the course of an entire nation.
Los viajes de mi vida
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Jordi Querol, en Los viajes de mi vida, nos cuenta muchas de las variadas peripecias acontecidas durante su peregrinar por este mundo. A veces, el rasgo distintivo de esas experiencias reside en su ironía, algunas en su poesía, otras en su amargura. Juntas concretan una unidad argumental, ya que detrás de todas ellas está la vida del narrador: la vida de Jordi Querol.
Monster Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
In a falling down cabin overhanging Topanga Creek, 75 year old Jackie Boyle Blaisdell lived alone without heat, electricity, plumbing or phone guarding the memory of her late husband, Paul Blaisdell, 1950's B-movie king Roger Corman's brilliant, forgotten monster maker. Jackie and Paul's love was immense, defying Hollywood's betrayal of Paul and his death from cancer at 53. This is her story.
Paramedic Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jessica swings the ambulance door wide open and invites us along for an exciting ride. Paramedic Girl is the memoir of a South African EMT. It’s a personal account of the harrowing and occasionally humorous events that she experienced during the early 2000’s. Jessica shares her honest experiences with death, trauma, workplace discrimination, and PTSD with a straight to the point writing style.
Heartbreak With A Hammer
Series: Bad Mojo!. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Do you learn from other people’s roaring mistakes----Or, do you have to make them all your own self? Nobody in their right mind would dare to publish such radioactive lessons & appalling, introspective, quicksilver closet secrets! Powered & excellent for individual minds. There----I've gone & done it. Expect the unexpected. See for yourself!
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You is a spiritual parable written to illustrate an unknown principle about Divine Favor. In this gripping and personal story Bernard Boulton shares real life examples of his pain and hurt through life and ministry and gives testimony about the hand of God extending favor to him in pivotal moments throughout his life.
Finding My Way: the torn years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Adolescence
Finding My Way: the torn years: a memoir that reflects upon the rites of passage through which every teen must travel on his or her journey to adulthood. Sheldon's account will inspire teens who are suffering the pain of not fitting in, peer pressure, bullying, and wrestling with societal expectations, while also encouraging adults feeling that they missed their chance to explore their dreams.