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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Gilding the Coucal by James W Gibson
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 by Laurel A. Rockefeller
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.
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.
Under Pressure: Buried Alive and Other Ordinary Miracles by Paul Brennan
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.
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(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.
The Temerity of Hope by Wesbrook Bay Books
Price: $9.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kidnapped, gagged and locked in a closet, Beverley Boissery hoped for rescue with the fierce, bitter longing of a wounded child. That experience taught her a life-long lesson. We must have the temerity to hope, otherwise life can be futile and we will be overcome by despair. The Temerity to Hope is funny, poignant, electrifying and, at times, desolate. "Boissery's memoir is electrifying in its tr
Special Ed Rock Star by Roy Fletcher
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 by Christine Hannon
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 by Laura Eckert
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 by Laurel A. Rockefeller
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.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West by James Creamwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Los viajes de mi vida by Jordi Querol
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 by Vincent Sassone
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.
Divine Favor: God Acts for You When Your Enemies Act Against You by Bernard Boulton
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 by Sheldon Porter
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.
Monkey on the Wing by Steven Adams
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 155,190. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is the true story of the life of a loveable Aussie larrikin, tracing his wild and exuberant, often shocking, youthful adventures and travels all over the world, up until the accident that took his eyesight and should have taken his life.
The Journeys of my life by Jordi Querol
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jordi Querol, in The Journeys of my life, tells us many of the varied adventures that he has had during his pilgrimage around the world. Sometimes, the distinctive trait of these experiences lies in his irony, some in his poetry, and others in his bitterness. Together they form a single storyline, since behind all of them is the life of the narrator: the life of Jordi Querol.
Tally Ho, Eagles... Book Two by Gerald Grantham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TALLY HO, EAGLES In the Fall of 1942, the three RAF Eagle Squadrons became the 4th Fighter Group, US 8th Air Force. They had started out flying Spitfires, and eating British food … then they had to change to the big P‑47, and Spam! This is the story of that change …how they adapted to the American forces; their women, and their losses.
Anthony "Tony Boy" Boiardo Newark, New Jersey Mobster Genovese Crime Family by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Ruggerio "Richie the Boot" Boiardo was a capo in the Genovese crime family. His extended career in crime lasted from the 1920s-1970s. As late as 1969 he was in court indicted on gambling charges. "Tony Boy" Boiardo, Richie's son's crimes were more varied. He was linked to political scandals, power company fraud and mail theft at airports. The Boiardos were a fixture in the New Jersey Mafia.