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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
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.
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams
Price: $6.99 USD. (Free until May 01!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.
Charles C. Ryrie: The Man, His Ministry, and His Method
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Systematic
Charles C. Ryrie is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and this book is dedicated to investigating his life and writings. It examines the formative years of Ryrie’s childhood, his education, and the influential figures in his life. It surveys the important roles in which Ryrie ministered, and concludes with a description of the theological method he employed.
Finding Feathers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Finding Feathers" is a collection of true stories about extraordinary things which happened to ordinary me. I came to believe that a white quail could be a divine messenger leading me through a period of enlightenment and finding faith.
MONKEYS IN THE GARDEN Irven DeVore and the Revolution in the Science of Social Behavior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists
Irven DeVore and the Revolution in the Science of Social Behavior
Return to Glow, A Pilgrimage of Transformation in Italy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In her early forties, Chandi Wyant’s world implodes in the wake of a divorce and traumatic illness. Determined to embrace life by following her heart, she sets out on Italy’s historic pilgrimage route to walk for forty days to Rome. This ruggedly adventuresome memoir is about choosing courage over comfort, and following the heart instead of the head, to mend brokenness in unconventional ways.
Through the Fire: The True Story of a 21st Century Job
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2018 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Pete Dechat truly is a 21st Century Job. When a Nascar plane crashed into the neighbor's house, the fuel tank broke loose and crashed into Pete's home Pete suffered burns on 96% of his body trying to save his 4-year-old daughter, who died. Doctors were certain Pete would die. Through five months in a coma, and afterward, Pete battled intensely to survive impossible odds. He is an inspiration.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until July 05!) Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
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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.
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.
Weight
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the 1980’s, Darryl “Lil’ D” Reed became the youngest and most successful rock-cocaine dealer on the mean streets of Oakland, California. Darryl was raised in and taught the street hustle game at an early age, by the most noteworthy street legend in the history of the Bay Area, Felix Mitchell. Felix gave young Darryl the codes of the streets.
The Kojima Code
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
This book tracks the lonely personal life, daring career, and radical game design philosophy of one of the most enigmatic, polarizing, and devious minds in entertainment. Only by understanding the man and the corporate world he struggled with can we illuminate the unbelievable story behind one of the greatest works of postmodern art ever made.
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The Little House books have inspired generations, but few people know the history of the Ingalls family in Freemasonry. Discover new stories about Laura Ingalls Wilder in the first book to comprehensively document the role Masonry and the Eastern Star played in the lives of this iconic American family. See never before published documents for a new perspective on the beloved author and her family.
Hope in the Valley
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until Feb. 08, 2022!) Words: 18,120. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hope in the Valley is a memoir written by Elizabeth Fischer and her husband, Kevin. At 26 years old, Elizabeth was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma cancer which flipped everything she knew upside down. From medical uncertainty to eternal promise, these pages are an intimate look at the life of Elizabeth and the Hope of Christ above everything the world could throw at her.
The Elephant Chaser's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When you are a female born into a poor Indian family, the odds are already stacked greatly against you. The human drama captured in this memoir is nothing short of amazing – the struggle between the two worlds of one’s existence. Written with raw honesty and grit, this is a deeply moving memoir of a young woman confronting her ‘untouchable’ status and her aspirations for a good future.
Life of Dudley II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is an introduction to an author wracked with disability and is written like a long personal letter to anyone who reads it cover to cover. It’s as surreal as a novel, but is basically a memoir. Read it and you will not only learn a couple of things, but also learn to laugh at yourself and others too.
The April Fool's Day Nuclear Incident
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The railroad boxcar was on fire and loaded with nuclear material. April Fool’s joke or not, we had to respond.
Zero Guarantees
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine stepping into the shoes of someone who is diagnosed with infertility and is unable to start a family. Imagine how this situation captures your whole life: your friendships, your emotions, your bank account and your marriage.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,380. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
In this classic New York Times bestselling memoir, Cameron West tells the story of his struggle to come to terms with having multiple personalities. West, who earned a doctorate in psychology in the years following his diagnosis, offers a remarkably poignant account of his efforts to understand the workings of his fragmented mind.
Zamenhof. The Life, Works and Ideas of the Author of Esperanto
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Released to the public for the first time in in 1887, Esperanto had its specific origins in the fertile brain of a single individual, Zamenhof, and in the particular circum stan ces into which he was born and came of age. It is the story of these origins that Aleksander Korzhenkov's biography sets out to tell.