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Caught In A Web:Changed by Destiny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Ethel Oden lived a life of horror from her childhood. She escaped the life she lived and when she became an adult, her life became more difficult to endure. Her life was filled with deception and twisted love. She overcame her past by escaping the web she once lived, by making decisions for her life to fulfill her destiny.
Our Frugal Summer in Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the move from Australia to France leaves an expat family with little money and no jobs, Sarah Jane has to improvise to feed her family. Converting her garden into a micro small-holding, she finds innovative ways to use vegetables and foods foraged from the fields and hedgerows in Charente. Funny anecdotes, recipes and gardening tips in a memoir which belongs to the Sarah
Leg the Spread: Adventures Inside the Trillion-Dollar Boys' Club of Commodities Trading
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,300. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / futures, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
“A Plimptonesque revel, one of the most entertaining business books to come around in a long while.” —KIRKUS REVIEWS (STARRED)
Send Me A Parcel With A Hundred Lovely Things
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In her memoir Carry Gorney considers how her own life was shaped by her refugee antecedents’ experience of displacement and reinvention - ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times in the twentieth century.
My Letters Home from the Pacific War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These letters cover a great variety of war-time experiences, from terrifying near-death experiences on the beaches of Iwo Jima, and a kamikaze crash into the ship, to accounts of incredible adventures at Ie Shima, Osaka, Wakayama, Formosa and Shanghai.
The Last Days in Monaco
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
The Last Days in Monaco is part of The Entrepreneur series and reveals Hans' final days of his life in one of the wealthiest cities in the world, and why he was forced to leave. Deciding in a couple of days to start over in America. It is the story of how he loses everything and reaches the bottom of the entrepreneur roller coaster ride. In the end, all is gone his wife, young son, cherished yach
Practical Magic
Price: Free! Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Throughout her journey, Barbara Donovan has touched the lives of many; opening her heart to help those in need or simply 'getting the job done'. Her influence has helped shape our social landscape, including the areas of civil rights, disability rights, natural childbirth and gay rights. Her ongoing commitment to equality and humanity is inspiring.
Obama, Oy Vey: The Wit and Wisdom of My 107-Year-Old Mother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Author Steven Zwerling’s mother is 107, remembers Women’s Suffrage, supports same-sex marriage, thinks Chris Christie is popular because he’s fat and still believes no one’s exempt from following the Golden Rule. Zwerling chronicles conversations with his feisty mother and her equally plucky friends in this funny and heartwarming short story collection.
Buck Seventy Two: A Destiny of Will
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
What if I told you that almost every person that has created his or her own success has been through extreme hardship and adversity. When a person is faced with adversity they have two choices, they can break under the pressure, or they can temper the flame and come out strong as steel. In this story, Larry shows how every person can temper the flame and find the greatness within them.
Comin' Up Cracker - The Adventures Of A Southern Preacher's Kid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,010. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
A whimsical look at growing up in rural Florida as part of an ever-growing family of preacher’s kids. The author relates events as seen from the eyes of a little girl in the post-war ‘40’s to the ‘60’s. This book takes the reader on a leisurely journey along the unpaved byways of quaint country towns where residents still proudly claim to be “Florida Crackers”.