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The Faith of a Saint, St. Julie Billiart, Co-Founder, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur by Stacy Lynne
Series: Heavenly Host. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Julie was extraordinarily graced by God from birth. She was also extraordinarily tested by Him, but her faith in "The Good God" remained firm. 2016 is the second centennial (200th year) anniversary of the death of St. Julie Billiart, who died on April 8, 1816. Pope Francis has also declared 2016 to be a Jubilee year of Mercy.
The Gordons of Tallahassee by Sarah Gordon Weathersby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
In the summer of 1955, our mother, Georgia recalled the details of the story I had heard all of my life. She was recuperating from a mastectomy, and I was trying to rearrange the pieces of my life. The continuous conversation under the ash tree on West Street, about Mama and all the kin folks was therapy for both of us.
The Grief Chronicles: With You in My Eyes Like Flaming Flowers: A Survivors Guide to Death by Overdose by Marie Minnich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
This is the story of one mother's grief recovery after her daughters overdose death in 2009. In her own words, "So to you, fellow grief travelers, I say, be tough in your own little way. Pull on your sturdy grief knapsack with all the sturdy grief supplies in it, ropes and pulleys, and trudge your way up the grief mountain. Because I’ll be waiting for you at the top."
Put It Down by Maya Claridge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Global Publishing Group LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Bullied for more than two years in middle school, Maya Claridge was in a dark and lonely place, unsure of where to turn or how to make it stop. Until one day when she realized she could put it all down. Join Maya on her inspirational journey from Bullied to Bold.
The Wicked Lady by John Barber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury by Alexander and I
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.
The Note by Mark Elswick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies(5.00 from 16 reviews)
The Note is 15-20 minute read. This short story is a hilarious true story about a morning I was five hours late for work on a job I had just started as a 20 y/o kid. My best friend kept me out all night, and I must've turned the alram off. My brilliance thought if I got a doctor's note, everything would be fine. When I got to the hospital, though, ruht roht--see cover. Please rate after this read.
Delaney Wears Braces by Jean M. Kraemer, MA, LPC
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With color photos of a real child and a genuine, conversational tone, “Delaney Wears Braces,” shows the reader that Delaney enjoys all that is good about childhood despite her need for ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs). It is sure to entertain and to educate both regularly-developing children and those with challenges.
Who is Tom Brady?: Get Your Feet on the Ground and Play Football by J.D. Rockefeller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Among the many popular football players who fight for his own league is Tom Brady. He is one of the leading quarterbacks in the National Football League History. Get to know more about him as you will witness his life story.
Life and Death of a Red Blood Cell (Red Bull) by Kenneth Kee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book describes the story of the one brave red blood cell (Red Bull) from its birth to its death in the human body. My name is Red Bull, the red blood cell. They called me Red because of the redness of my color and Bull because I am always charging along the Blood stream like a Bull. There are 5 million red blood cells per cubic millimeter of blood .
Allen Hopkins: Life of Pool by Paul Hopkins
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Narrated by his brother, Paul, you will get a personal look into the early days that turned a young boy into one of the top competitors of his time. Eventually earning his way into the Hall of Fame, this Allen Hopkins’s journey to becoming a pool legend is an entertaining and inspirational read for pool fans of all ages.
Straight to Hell: True Tales of Deviance, Debauchery, and Million Dollar Deals | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / bonds
The book Straight to Hell takes a look inside the world of investing and stock trading. This book is from the perspective of John LeFevre. John tells the story starting from the time he attended boarding school up until the peak of his career. He gives an uncensored look into his life and the life of many of his colleagues.
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: 6,810. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: 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.