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Queen Jane July 10 - 19 1553 – The Road To The Throne
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
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This book will assess the early years of the 1550’s during the later years of King Edward VI’s reign and the ensuing constitutional crisis that resulted in Lady Jane Grey’s accession as Queen which lasted only nine days and the crowning of Mary Tudor as Queen in July 19 1553. It will be looking at Jane's accession to Queen, her marriage to Guildford and her relationship with Northumberland.
The Un-death of Me
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Alicia Su Lozeron's The Un-death of Me tackles subjects of alienation, self-discovery, complexities of love and marriage, quests of fulfillment and happiness, and mankind as a whole, rendering a visionary sense of humanity. It celebrates cultural differences and similarities; it embraces mankind and human endeavors, proposing balanced mindsets very much needed in today's polarized societies.
Sermons on the Mount
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Mount Morgan is one of Australia's most unique country towns, and particularly so if you are trying to run a church. David Alley received a "divine call" to this community once described as "the poorest white town in Australia." In answering the call he had no idea the challenges and adventures that lay ahead. This book is full of stories, each of which is a "sermon on the mount."
The Tao Mind The Truly Amazing Open Mind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is only possible to begin experiencing the Indescribable Magnificence and Glory, even the Peace and Love provided by the Living God, if you find the Key to Open the Gate that has remained closed in the restless, angry, closed minds we all possess.
Alexandre Vachon: the Scholars' Cleric and the Clerics' Scholar
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 161,930. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Archbishop of Ottawa and Chancellor of the University 1940 to 1953; Laval University: First Dean of the Science Faculty, and Rector, 1939-1940 “…rich chronicle of one of the greatest leaders of this diocese.” —Marcel André Gervais, Archbishop Emeritus of Ottawa “…the opportunity to get to know a great figure of the Canadian Episcopate.” —Luigi Ventura, former Apostolic Nuncio to Canada.
Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life. biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States. In this groundbreaking work, Chernow shatters forever the stereotype of George Washington as a stolid, unemotional figure and brings to vivid life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods.
A Quail in the Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
This is the story of Peep-Sight, a Gambel's quail who came to live with the Plummer Family in Nevada. He captured their hearts and he will capture yours. It describes the sensitive care one should take in adopting a wild creature and the rich rewards thereof.
Switch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
I immigrated from China to Canada in 2005. What happens to a man when he is immigrating from one country to another while the two countries are totally different in culture and system? The story tells my own experience when I went though this dramatic life-changing moment. Ninety percent of the story actually happened.
Me, I am a Book.
You set the price! Words: 310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
It is a biography of a Book.
Nathan Hale: American Patriot
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Many people remember Nathan Hale as an American patriot. Those who do not know his story think that he did great things for our country. The truth is, Nathan never fought in battle, held a regular job as a school teacher for only a year, and failed on his first mission. In fact, he did more for the country after he was dead than when he was alive. Here is the true story of Nathan Hale. RL: 6.5