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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $1.99 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.
The Innocence Of Guilt by Reggie Karam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This book tells the story of the author growing up in Mayfair, a tough cosmopolitan suburb, where Lebanese, Greeks, Italians, Portuguese, Jews, Indians, Coloureds, Blacks and of course Afrikaners, all mingled together to create the famous history and tremendous amount of character of the area.
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...
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.
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising by Robert C. Foster III
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
TORN 2: The Continued Story of an Undeserving Wallaby Drowning in a Septic Tank by Simon Williams
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,540. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The world can be a screwed-up place. BOOK 2. The clues to solving any problem are given to us during our lives. Even for a huge tragedy such as mine. Except most of the time, I wasn't paying attention when they were present, because I wasn't planning to have a disaster. But after I did, finding the answer was like looking for a needle in a haystack.
My Pathway to Purpose -- A True Story about Overcoming Obstacles and Finding My Inner Self by Heidi Lynn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Learning to overcome self esteem issues, cancer and ultimately finding purpose, this story is a humble, vulnerable depiction of an ordinary girl doing something extraordinary and ultimately finding her reason for being.
Cadet: A Memoir by Robert C. Foster III
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Disgraced, he’s off to Pensacola, the “Cradle of Naval Aviation.” There’s a bailout from a burning seaplane. A week later at his new squadron he’s involved in the crash of their Beechcraft. One year later he was being carried by stretcher out of a major crash of a DC-3 in Naples, Italy. A pattern?
Trying Not to Drown by V. M. Franck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,380. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
My Short-Lived Life at Being Perfect by Brenda Thornlow
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brenda Thornlow shares her story of being raised a third-generation member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. From a young age, she struggles to accept what her devout family believes, to no avail. Marrying an abusive member with a position of authority in her church, she struggles to extricate herself from this dominating religious group who attempt to manipulate her into staying married to her abuser.
Good Girl, Bad Girl: An Insider’s 1996 Biography of Whitney Houston by Kevin Ammons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Whitney Houston is a show-business phenomenon and one of Hollywood's most sought-after black actresses. Here is the first-ever behind-the-scenes book about Whitney. Good Girl, Bad Girl is written by Kevin Ammons, who spent a great deal of time with Whitney since his girlfriend, Regina Brown, was Whitney's publicist. During his four-year affair with Brown, Ammons saw Whitney at her bitchiest.
Blip on the Radar by Francis Meyrick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Mix one dreamy Irish helicopter pilot with a crew of Taiwanese, Chinese, Philippinos and Indonesians, and you get everything – from confusion, to fireworks, to hilarity. Flying in those remote Pacific areas, thousands of miles from Search and Rescue capability, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick was touched by our common humanity, and awed by Nature. This book is written for everybody, not just helicopter pilots.
One and One Make Five by Mavis Gunter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
‘One and One Make Five’ is a collection of stories and anecdotes based on the experiences of a family living in a wattle and daub house on a small farm in the bush between the years of 1932 to 1942. It illustrates the challenges of living without water or electricity and the hardships encountered due to a ten year drought and The Depression.
Elvis Before Graceland by Adrian Keller
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,090. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
With over 70 unique and never-seen photos, “Elvis Before Graceland” is a treasure trove of documents and events never released or told before. “Elvis Before Graceland” is a must-read for all who hope to understand Elvis' life.
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 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...
Hip Hop by Steven Hager
Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
100 Bigfoot Nights: A Chilling True Story by Christine D. Parker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Vegas Pulse LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 7 reviews)
True story of a family tormented by Bigfoots. They have evidence to accompany their story.
To Paris, Venice and Rome by Justene Musin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had to get out of New Zealand. I had to go somewhere far, far away. Paris was my first stop. Then Venice. Then Rome. I mostly travelled alone, meeting with old and new friends along the way. I encountered the magnificent sights, observed the French and Italian culture, lived through unexpected moments and tried to figure out my future.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency by Blythe Tait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.