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The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Walking to Japan: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,830. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Holism
Born in an air raid, Derek Youngs was thrown into the harsh reality of humanity's dark side with his first breaths. No wonder he became a peace pilgrim. His dream to walk to Japan took him throughout the world, trekking over 25,000 kilometres, facing danger, not knowing where he would sleep or find his next meal. He became known as the Peacewalker, gaining international attention.
The Sable Provenance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This 200-year saga (1790 – 1990) is a close-to-true novel that began with a criminal family in England, another in Scotland, and a family of nobles in Ireland. It is the story of how they came to be in Australia and how the progress of convicts and aristocrats resulted in the SABLE siblings of Western Australia.
Aluca, Sotia Tenorului
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
Povestea adevarata a doua vieti consacrate scenei: Aluca Babeanu, Prim-balerina la Opera Nationala din Bucuresti si Vasile Moldoveanu, marele tenor. Prin munca indarjita, Tenorul ajunge sa fie unanim recunoscut in toata lumea, fiind sustinut indeaproape de Aluca, care renunta la cariera sa artistica de balerina si se dedica trup si suflet iubirii vietii ei.
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 267,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
By the age of 14, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf — 1927's enchanting "The House Without Windows" and 1928's "The Voyage of the Norman D." Both books received rave reviews. This lengthy book, lovingly compiled and edited by her half-nephew, tells Barbara's extraordinary story through her letters and those of her correspondents.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons (1974)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The true-life filmography of a family classic. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons' (1974). Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
The Struggle for a Better Future
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
The Struggle For A Better Future is a firsthand look into the real struggles of an entrepreneur with a dream to make a difference in the world. It follows the failures, triumphs, and important lessons learned by technology titan Thorsten U. Reinhardt. You will learn about the truly dynamic nature of life as an entrepreneur, and get a feel for the challenges and potential payoffs that lie ahead.
Chappie World War II Diary of a Combat Chaplain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Reality combat! This first-hand account of a WWII combat chaplain who served on the front-lines across North Africa and Europe with the 20th Combat Engineers is a unique journal containing information and observations not found in other books. Chappie recorded events as they occurred, transporting the reader to the battlefields of WWII in a way that puts a human face on the tragedy of war.
From P.O.W. to C.E.O.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
As a newly liberated POW of the Japanese, Loet Velmans returned from the Far East to Europe, and shortly thereafter set out for the U.S., where he was hired by John Hill, the founder of Hill & Knowlton, America’s largest PR firm. In telling the story of his rise to the position of Chairman and CEO of Hill & Knowlton, Velmans shares his unique perspective on the “culture gap” between nations.
Quaintance: The Short Life of an American Art Pioneer
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
George Quaintance pioneered a trail in American culture of sweeping range, from study at the Art Students League, to vaudeville, to ballet and modern dance, to becoming a hairstylist to the stars and portrait artist of socialites and diplomats, eventually rising to international recognition as the first modern artist of the male physique. Here is the authoritative record of his remarkable life.
Spread Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the mobile phone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,190. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Welcome to a world of secret communication, arms trading, mobile phones, film stars, piano players, nudity in the woods and one of the most unusual sources of revolutionary new technologies ever. This is the story of the birth of a new communication technique called spread spectrum together with the story of a forgotten patent and its two unlikely inventors.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
On My Watch ~ Behind the News Book I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,510. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
ON MY WATCH is a first-person, “eye-witness” account of life in the years between the Great Depression of the 1920s and the Great Recession of the 2000s. A fully illustrated 400-page soft-cover memoir reflecting on South Africa and its wavering democracy.
Me: A Rewrite
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
In the Driving Seat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,720. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Shed weight and add speed' - motor racing formula The third generation of his family to work in the motoring industry, Richard Ide's spectacular career took him from apprentice fitter at Vauxhall Motors in the 1950s to the Head of Volkswagen Group UK in the 1990s, during which period he was responsible for turning around the fortunes of six motoring businesses in the intervening forty years.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
Queens Of Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
They are comedy legends: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, and Joan Rivers! Cinderella had a glass slipper, but comics have clown shoes that leave footprints on our fannies and handprints on our hearts. Queens of Comedy includes Dr. Sue’s personal interviews with great stars, show business advice, comedy secrets, and insights into humor and gender.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982)
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,760. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
Falling in Love with a Buddha
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
Daveland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Daveland is a darkly humorous memoir written like a novel about a man who leaves everything to write and travel. He thought he would chase a little Spanish and tango, only to find that something was chasing him. Welcome to Daveland.