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Leadership: It Takes More Than a Great Haircut!
By Terry L. Sumerlin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,580. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Each anecdote from barber-osopher and motivational speaker Terry L. Sumerlin illustrates an important leadership principle. The entertaining and easy-to-read stories are filled with humor, common sense, inspiration, and practical wisdom. Readers will chuckle and nod their heads in agreement as they improve their leadership skills.
Film Tales
By Robert Cettl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011 by Robert Cettl. Category: Nonfiction
An anthology of anecdotes from a century of movie backstories, covering all genres from action to horror, erotica to cult and romance to drama. Well-kept secrets, legends and backstage folklore from the movie-making experience are collected in an ebook companion to the home theatre experience.
If I Can Do It, You Can Too!
By Francine Miller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A heart-wrenching, but ultimately uplifting memoir of a woman who overcame a paralyzing fear of public speaking to eventually host her own talk show.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book recounts 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: The members of the Lebanon Valley College Rugby Team, a women’s team, stopped by the home of Joe Donley of Lebanon, PA, in November of 2010 and cleaned up his leaves. In a letter to the editor of the "Lebanon Daily News," Mr. Donley wrote, “We should be proud of young people such as these who take the opportunity to do good deeds.”
The Portable Curmudgeon
By Jon Winokur
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
More than 1000 outrageously irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on a vast array of subjects, from an illustrious list of world-class curmudgeons
Funnily Enough
By Sophie Neville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
From the glamorous world of television production, working on some of the BBC's hottest dramas - Sophie is torn between her love of Africa and returning to England for the sake of her career. But when she falls ill on the set of a show she is directing, she is forced to take to her bed, and over the next ten months, to take stock of her life. A winner of the International Rubery Book Award 2013.
Thirty Years in September
By Kate Genovese
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
When sixteen year old Kate Genovese went to visit her sister Denise in the hospital in 1968, she claims "something clicked that very moment, I wanted to make Denise better again, heal her shattered body and make her laugh ... I couldn't put words to my feelings, but I knew I wanted to do more then just visit" That day Kate discovered her calling in life, nursing.
The English Bulgarian Joke Book
By Jeremy Taylor
Series: Language Learning Joke Books, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: Bulgarian. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Английско – Българският сборник е колекция от 100 английски анекдота с превод на български език. Той е чудесно помагало за изучаващите английски и техните учители, както и увлекателно хумористично четиво.
Seize the Day: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A sample: Eddie Cantor once asked W.C. Fields why he never went swimming. Mr. Fields explained that while working in Atlantic City, he had to pretend to drown twelve times a day in front of a restaurant so that a huge crowd would gather, then seek refreshment. Mr. Fields told Mr. Cantor, “That’s why I’m against water. I got enough in Atlantic City to last me a lifetime.”
Maximum Cool: 250 Anecdotes
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Lord Carson once cross-examined a witness who was known to like alcohol. He asked, “Should I be right in calling you a heavy drinker?” The witness replied, “That is my business.” Lord Carson then asked, “Any other business?”