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In Your Wildest ... by Joe Grier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In Your Wildest ... is a chronicle of ten crazy years in the life of the author: the dramatic transition from rock 'n roll musician to missionary/pastor and his adventures on the road as a Christian gypsy during most of that time. From rock festivals to Russian battleships to Turkish jail cells and shark-infested waters, you're going to enjoy this ride!
Life Check A Human Journey by H David Whalen
Price: $5.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 124,910. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was rescued from drowning twice, stood face-to-face with a bear, and almost crushed by a dump truck before age six. My teen and adult life not much better. Not all of the stories are tragic. Many are funny and some are amazing. I’m no stranger to juvenile hall, jail or mental ward. I retired after thirty-four years of being a serial entrepreneur, with numerous licensed inventions.
The Find by Verica Peacock
Price: $2.00 USD. (Free!) 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...
Access Denied by David E. Gates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When you've nothing left to lose, what else can you give? The incredible true story of a discovered lie and the fallout that followed. "I haven’t reacted to a book like this since reading To Kill A Mockingbird." - Simon Arnold. A quite extraordinary true story. "Thought provoking but brilliant read." - Vanessa "I couldn't put it down!" - Lisa Roberts "Amazingly jaw dropping story!" - Linda
Soaring With The Eagles by TD Barnes
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 89,910. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics(5.00 from 1 review)
For half a century, his family and friends never knew he worked on special projects at Area 51 for the CIA. Barnes, an Area 51 and Cold War veteran tells what brought him from a desolate childhood on a remote ranch in the West Texas Panhandle, and through an Army career to Area 51 to serve the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology. Barnes shares the family sacrifices and achievements also.
Deciphering the Golden Flower One Secret at a Time by JJ Semple
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Life Force Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After suffering a childhood injury, JJ Semple finds secret meditation techniques that correct the damage done to his body. A companion piece to The Secret of the Golden Flower, this book is also a detective story. Neither Richard Wilhelm, the translator, nor Carl Gustav Jung, the famous psychologist, were able to plumb the depths of these techniques. An intriguing, original memoir.
Kanye West Superstar by Byron Crawford
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Kanye West is the self-proclaimed Steve Jobs of the Internet, downtown, fashion and culture. He doesn't just produce critically acclaimed rap albums, he has ideas for water bottle design and architecture. He aspires to design a leather jogging pant for a European clothing line. Kanye West Superstar is the story of how Kanye West became such an important person to himself and also to America.
Finding, Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes: Trading Religion for Amazing Grace by Marsha Susan Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding Faith, Finding Safe, Finding Potatoes is the story of a Jewish girl who struggles as a child to fit in with her peers and, as a woman, to find love, purpose, and a sense of belonging. In her early twenties, Marsha finds acceptance when she becomes a Christian during a trip to Idaho, but it comes with a price.
Dark Ops: An Anonymous Story by Commander X
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Over a decade after Anonymous first appeared, it has grown from a small band of hacktivists to a Global Collective with organized National Cells in half the countries on Earth & 2.5 million dedicated participants worldwide. Dark Ops explores four years in the history of the global and viral meme of revolution called Anonymous, as it continues to battle the forces of evil bent on world domination.
Wild Bird: The True Jazz Age Tale of Ruth Wightman Morris by John A. Greenwald
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The riveting untold story of Ruth Wightman Morris, whose daring exploits, shocking scandals, and passionate affairs broke all the rules and took the Jazz Age by storm.
The Class President's Son by 'Petey' Powell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Petey’ Powell’s memoir is the brilliantly illustrated story of how a son's love for his father and family, inadvertently resulted in him making millions in the drug trade in rural North Carolina.
The Prodigy - A Biography of William Sidis by Amy Wallace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
William James Sidis (1898-1944) was born to a psychologist with some unorthodox ideas about child rearing, attended Harvard at an absurdly young age, only to fail to reach his potential. Wallace's book, the only biography of this most enigmatic of prodigies, gives us a balanced look at Sidis' up-bringing and a somewhat revisionist look at his later life.
39 Jours En Enfer by SanPietro (Paul Vidosa)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: French. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Après plus de 35 ans de silence, la publication électronique permet à l’agent secret, matricule SP 004 (SanPietro), de raconter ses mésaventures pendant une opération avortée de la GRC visant à infiltrer et descendre un des plus grand Cartels de drogues. Abandonné par son partenaire et son officier de liaison, il est emprisonné et torturé à Barranquilla, Colombie, où il languira pendant 39 jours.
Skase, Spain & Me by Harold Antony 'Tony' Larkins
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 136,090. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Australian entrepreneur Christopher Skase created a global resort and media empire with glamorous wife Pixie by his side. Then it crashed and they headed for the Spanish island of Mallorca, the marauding media at their gate. Was he really sick? Where did all the money go? Now, the truth, from Tony Larkins who worked side by side with Skase during his decade-long, doomed attempt to regain his life.
Unexpected America by Wanjiru Warama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Unexpected America is a mainstream memoir which reads like a thriller. Wanjiru Warama leaves Kenya in a huff and heads to the United States for a year’s sabbatical. From the first day, she realizes she has to learn to live all over again in a new culture she knows nothing about.
Connections: A Lifetime Journey Through the World of Celebrity by Gordon Lore
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
For fifty years, Lore associated with an eclectic mix of fascinating people you would nowadays expect to find in a time capsule, such as President Harry S. Truman, James Cagney, Robert Mitchum, Rita Hayworth, Claire Bloom, John F. and Robert F. Kennedy and more.
Life After My Saucepans, Lifting the Lid on Living in the Dominican Republic by Lindsay de Feliz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017 by Summertime Publishing & Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In What About Your Saucepans? Lindsay de Feliz gave up marriage and a successful career in the UK to follow her dreams as a scuba diving instructor in the Dominican Republic. She met and married her Dominican man and went on an incredible adventure involving political corruption and being shot in her own home. Life After My Saucepans continues the incredible story.
Paddling Down the Darling by Tony Pritchard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1970s I had drifted down the Darling River in western New South Wales. An eighteen month trip in a ten-foot boat with no motor. I had adventure, found love, and experienced a personal awakening (sometimes referred to as a breakdown). Then in 2010 I returned to the Darling, and just in case I missed something, I did the same trip in 2012 and in 2013.
Survivor on Death Row by Romell Broom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013 by Clare Nonhebel. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
30 years on Death Row, 1 failed execution, 2 non-matching dna profiles, no lawyer... Romell Broom, who has spent three decades on Ohio’s Death Row, tells his own story: a ‘throwaway’ boy from a disadvantaged background, hastily convicted for a crime he has always protested he didn’t do. Having survived a two-hour execution attempt in 2009 he is still asking, ‘Will anybody listen to the truth?'
Slave To The Farm by Erika Tafel
Price: $5.00 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.