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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
Glass Half Full by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story.
Trying Not to Drown by V. M. Franck
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
On a rainy night while his neighbors watched Billy Graham on television, my brother Ken stood outside their living room window, raised his hunting rifle and fired. Four victims and two houses later he was arrested for murder, thrusting my family and me into horror. Viewed through time-laced lenses this is an honest account of what happened to him, my sister, our loving parents and especially me.
Brightening Over Dillon's by Liam Nevin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Three Jobs: Bridging the Finance Gap for the Missing Middle by Chad Jordan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three Jobs provides an inside look at what it means to take "impact investing" to the next level by focusing on the entrepreneurial journeys of a few key partners.
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.
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village by Steve Flack
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
Encounters with an Inexplicable Man: Stories of Osho as Told by his People by Savita Brandt
Price: $14.90 USD. Words: 111,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Osho, then known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, drew world attention by driving Rolls Royces, dressing in otherworldly robes and attracting vast numbers of red-clothed followers. Savita Brandt brings together stories of those who lived through extraordinary times close to this man whose views so challenged Indian and Western society and whose hundreds of books continue to sell in scores of languages.
Outside the XY by Morgan Mann Willis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Outside the XY: Queer Black and Brown Masculinity is an anthology of more than 50 stories, memories, poems, ideas, essays and letters--all examining what it looks like, feels like, and is like to inhabit masculinity outside of cisgendered manhood as people of color in the world.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War by Bob Kern
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA by Lisa Oltmans
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A true story of miracles and divine interventions. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, babies with the most severe form of spinal muscular atrophy type I, also called Werdnig Hoffman, never survive the age of 2 years old. With a great deal of courage and a wonderful sense of humor, he overcame many obstacles to beat the odds and live.
Some Dreams are Worth Keeping by Second Wind
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Bipolar is a condition which is affecting thousands of Americans. Susie Johnson’s book takes you inside the world of bipolar, letting you see what life is really like on the other side of the rainbow.
Peru: the Beautiful, the Mystical and the Ugly by Halle McQueen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Halle McQueen's interest in plant medicine inspired her to go to Peru. However, her naivety and lack of knowledge about local cultures exposed her to many experiences. Some were illuminating with Ayahuasca ceremonies but others were dangerous and very ugly. Her plant medicine knowledge was also challenged when she became very ill. This is a factual account of those times.
The Sudden Death Of Michael Jackson: The Coroner's Report and Other Medical Facts About The Causes Of by Andrew Dolan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Michael Jackson had six different drugs in his body, but he need not have died: a common nontoxic neurohormone could have treated the chronic insomnia that led to his drug abuse and ultimate death.
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.
Sir Harry Gibbs: Without fear or favour by Joan Priest
Price: $2.36 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This biography concerns one of Queensland's and Australia's most distinguished lawyers and jurists, Sir Harry Gibbs. Born in Ipswich in 1917, he studied law at the University of Queensland before going on to a legal career of great accomplishment, culminating in his taking the top position in the Australian judicial system. He was Chief Justice of the Australian High Court from 1981-1987.
Life In A Bong, How Pot Ruined My Life & How I Got It Back by Tim Krass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life In A Bong is the story of one man’s insidious relationship with marijuana addiction and his struggle to quit and find sobriety from a ‘benign’ drug. Ecstasy turns to darkness as his pot habit shatters his health, career, marriage, and friendships. The author’s life is almost extinguished, after suicide bouts, living on the street, having a heart attack, all followed by taking another toke.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance by Ken Wachsberger & Bernard Mednicki
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Liver-Eating-Johnson: (a.k.a. Jeremiah Johnson) The Truth Finally Revealed by Dennis McLelland
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
John "Liver-Eating" Johnston, a.k.a., Jeremiah Johnson of Hollywood movie fame, has been an enigma for the student of early American history and the old West. Little has been written about the true life of "Jeremiah Johnson." This book unfolds the reality that was Johnston's life. From whaler to gold miner, to Indian fighter and lawman, Johnston's life is accurately portrayed.