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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $8.99 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.
A Spider in the Wind: My World, My Time, My Life, My Thoughts by Albert L. Chu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,680. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Growing up in the colonized Vietnam, this is an account of how, armed with a good family education and blessed with a good measure of luck, I managed to crawl my way out of the situation and eventually landed on the American soil, built a career and a family. My experience may serve as useful guide or at least a cautionary tale to youngsters who are looking down their life's path with wonderment.
The Heart Behind the Badge by Ronald Shipp
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Heart Behind the Badge is a memoir that outlines the life and events of Ron Shipp that led up to him testifying against one of his friends in what would be known as The Trial of the Century. Not one of his 15 years on the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) could have prepared him for what he was about to face.
A Hole in My Life. Battling Chronic Dizziness. by Philippa Thomson
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
In 1995 a doctor made the amazing discovery that some people actually have holes in their head. And many can even hear their own eyes moving. The author found out the hard way that she was one of them. This is her remarkable true story. "What struck me particularly was how well the book was written. The author not only has an important tale to tell, she uses a gold-tipped pen," says a reader.
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly by Max Brown
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple by Cameron West
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,860. 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.
A Hairdresser's Diary by Christine Hannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
The Clod by Luke Farid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A true story of the struggle faced by young soulmates in 1970s England. When Zahra, a Pakistani Muslim, introduces her intended marriage partner, fellow Mental Health Nursing colleague, Luke, to her family there ensues a dramatic clash of cultures, family tragedy and a desperate struggle against all the odds to reunite across continents and convention in a tale of love, loss and faith.
Weight by Darryl Reed
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 Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes by Chris Norton & Christy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
Ain't This Romantic!?! by Kent Hanawalt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures of a modern day cowboy on the ranches of Montana.
Sour Milk and Stolen Honey by Marianne Azizi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
One woman's fight to save her husband, held hostage by Israel's brutal family laws. She races against time to save a man as he disintegrates into PTSD. Her journey takes her even to the UN. A gripping read told in real time which gives an insight into the civil and human rights injustices inside Israel itself where a narcissist can be allowed to destroy a life using the corrupt domestic laws.
Not Another Danger Boy: Post Sequel by Dan Combs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book three in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events: first unicycle, first psychedelic journey, surviving a superstorm. You know; the exciting stuff!
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran by Sima Goel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 4: Worldwide Backpacker until Age 84 by Arnold Mountcastle de Wees
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,220. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
James Garner: A Biography by Raymond Strait
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Internationally known as the star of three dozen movies and three television series, and a familiar face in TV commercials, James Garner is one of our finest actors. He is also one our funniest, but as he points out, "I don't do comedy. I do humor." And it is Garner's special brand of wry, subtle, carefully crafted funniness that has brought him widespread fame and a devoted following.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010 by Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz by Luke St Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
The Find by Verica Peacock
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the true story of a World War two Croatian child, given away at four to an aunt and uncle and imprisoned with her relatives at thirteen. Her father managed to secure her freedom, only to be imprisoned himself and shot three weeks later. The others perished in Auschwitz. She spent the rest of the war hungry, in a convent orphanage, not knowing what lay ahead...