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Мои вещие и пророческие сны про тот и этот свет by Сергей Степочкин Мои вещие и пророческие сны про тот и этот свет by May 28, 2017 $0.99 5641 words Sample 25%
Знает ли человек то, для чего он живет на земле? Нет, иначе бы он совсем по другому вел себя в любых сложившихся ситуациях. Лично из своего опыта по этому вопросу, могу всех заверить, что люди рождаются на земле не случайно, а по поводу. И повод этот - исправление своих грехов и грехов своих предков. Только так можно закончить череду своих перерождений, Кое-что об этом узнаете из этого рассказа.
"President Trump Please Take Responsibility to Solve Why These Americans Said Are War Heroes Involved Themselves Killing my Child and I" by May 27, 2017 Free! 0 words Read a sample
Why is no one helping? Please make this your responsibility Mr. President Trump. If not for me, then for God and country. I am just an Average American.
"President Trump Please Take Responsibility to Solve Why These Americans Said Are War Heroes Involved Themselves Killing my Child and I" by May 27, 2017 Free! 0 words Read a sample
My baby girl wasn't their only task, also were old ladies and I. Why is no one helping? Please make this your responsibility Mr. President Trump. If not for me, then for God and country. I am just an Average American.
"President Trump Please Take Responsibility to Solve Why These Americans Said Are War Heroes Involved Themselves Killing my Child and I" by May 27, 2017 Free! 0 words Read a sample
Here is the signed confession but the American war heroes made her do it. Some American was pulling the strings, The suv my girlfriend writes about I myself had reported two weeks earlier to the embassy without telling her after I heard them talking about killing me from our hotel room. I made a several police reports but some agent made it impossible to get help. F.B.I. refused to take my calls.
Programmed for Failure… But God by Esther V. Smith Programmed for Failure… But God by May 27, 2017 $9.99 51183 words Sample 5%
Esther has the kind of story they make movies about. Her mother was an alcoholic, her father, a two-time murderer. All odds were against her ever becoming a successful, well-rounded woman. But…God intervened in her life. Today, Esther, is an international gospel music singer, teacher, and speaker. Her sincere desire is to inspire others to live a life free from the constraints of the past.
The Outsider’s Curse: A Memoir of the First “Outsider” Lady IAS Officer of Jammu & Kashmir by Prasenjeet Kumar The Outsider’s Curse: A Memoir of the First “Outsider” Lady IAS Officer of Jammu & Kashmir by May 27, 2017 $4.99 67071 words Sample 20%
You will find plenty of books on Kashmir by politicians, journalists, army officers, Kashmiri Muslims and Pandits narrating their experiences. BUT you will never find—an outsider IAS officer’s perspective.
The Boys from Brokenback by Barry Flanagan The Boys from Brokenback by May 26, 2017 $4.99 97793 words Sample 10%
At the height of production at the Brokenback Mine over two hundred men were employed. This novel - a sequel to ‘Brokenback’ - is a collection of short stories about these men, their working environment and their private lives.
My Villa by Antoine R Rahil My Villa by May 26, 2017 $4.99 84731 words Sample 20%
Moving to a new land out of choice is one thing. Forced to flee and never being permitted back to your homeland is quite another. Rahil weaves his melodic memories of growing up in Palestine, his early life as a refugee in Egypt, and later, his daring move to Canada, alone. “I felt that my wings were not good enough to fly.”
Happy Life. Memoirs of a Lucky Man. by Vlad Zeit Happy Life. Memoirs of a Lucky Man. by May 26, 2017 $1.50 23691 words Sample 20%
Short life story of a lucky man who was born and lived half of his happy life in the USSR and now is coming close, with a luck, to live as many years, or more, in the USA. Observations of and contemplation on the troubling sickening developments in Gilded Age America for almost forty years. Chapter "American Melodrama" is attempt to express thoughts about disastrous political event of 2016.
"The Current Warrant on My Life Re-Examined: Chapter Two" by May 25, 2017 Free! 2542 words Read a sample
This warrant on my life has been confirmed by an officer inside the U.S. State Department, in fact he was the first person who told me after I called for help during several attempts on my life, during which times there were agents or police, and others claiming to be agents.
Special Air Service: Operation Redfish One. by J.J. James Special Air Service: Operation Redfish One. by May 25, 2017 $1.99 12655 words Sample 20%
Military Transcript: SAS Operation to extract hostage from IRA Safe House - March 1984
Right Tool for the Job: A Memoir of Manly Concerns by Mark Goldblatt Right Tool for the Job: A Memoir of Manly Concerns by May 25, 2017 $6.99 64143 words Sample 20%
What does it mean to be a man? Mark Goldblatt shares humorous accounts of his own manly struggles.
Survivor's Game by David Karmi Survivor's Game by May 25, 2017 $4.99 87395 words Sample 20%
David Karmi is a survivor of Auschwitz, Dachau, and the Warsaw Ghetto. He enured forced marches, starvation, and even persecution after the Allies freed him from the camps. This is a story of strength, courage, some luck - and an amazing man, told in his own words. It is the biography of a survivor.
Tribute: Princess Diana by Bluewater Productions Tribute: Princess Diana by May 24, 2017 $4.99 72 words Sample 20%
This comic series has been featured on CNN, Fox News, and OK! Magazine. Princess. Public Figure. Philanthropist. Parent. Diana, Princess of Wales emerged in the early 1980s as a fresh face to the stoic British monarchy with a storybook wedding, which was unfortunately later a tabloid breakup. She emerged as a modern British woman and admirable icon to not only England but the world.
Rosa Mexicano: A Culinary Autobiography (With 60 recipes) by Josefina Howard Rosa Mexicano: A Culinary Autobiography (With 60 recipes) by May 24, 2017 $4.99 86047 words Sample 20%
This is not just a cookbook. It is the Story of how a self made, independent woman became one of the most important pioneers in fine Mexican food dinning in the United States. The recipes are the ones that made Rosa Mexicano NYC famous and from there a whole chain has grown to more than 14 restaurants internationally and growing.
The Do-Over: A Memoir of Work and Love by Amanda MacKenzie The Do-Over: A Memoir of Work and Love by May 23, 2017 $9.99 84176 words Sample 20%
The Do-Over is an inspirational story about waiting for clarity, trusting your inner wisdom, and the surprising turns life takes when you let go and believe in possibility. A refreshing reminder that you can always begin again.
Joseph And Anthony Stassi Gambino Family Brothers by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr Joseph And Anthony Stassi Gambino Family Brothers by May 23, 2017 $2.99 3185 words Sample 5%
Joseph Stassi was a large player in the gambling rackets managed by Joseph 'Bayonne Joe' Zicarelli. Their main area was Elizabeth and Union County, New Jersey. By 1969 Joe and Anthony were enmeshed in a heroin smuggling ring that originated in Europe. The narcotics were shipped to New York via Montreal, Quebec.In 1976 there was an attempt to break the brothers out of a New York prison.
Discrimination in the Canadian Courts: The true story of a Muslim father fighting for his children by Ali Pey Discrimination in the Canadian Courts: The true story of a Muslim father fighting for his children by May 23, 2017 $7.99 33868 words Sample 20%
Ali Pey came to Canada from Iran as an experienced engineer in 2000, and he’s since worked hard to build a successful career and rise his two daughters. Like many other immigrants, he proudly became a Canadian citizen and assumed that he would be treated fairly and equitably in an unbiased legal system...
Pleasure Pain and Prison (Part 2) by Authoress Wanda McRoyal Pleasure Pain and Prison (Part 2) by May 22, 2017 $1.79 57751 words Sample 20%
“Pleasure Pain and Prison-2” would be fictitious only if the real-life character portrayed as Jayla was fictitious. But the true nature of Jayla is the true nature of the Author. If you're addicted to reading ordinary, non-fiction stories, with ordinary, boring characters, you should probably skip part- two, of this 2- part, tell-all memoir of the life of Wanda Lynn McRoyal, portrayed as Jayla.
Enjoying the Adventure of the Long Haul: The Faith-Adventure of an Ordinary Kiwi by Jack Guerin Enjoying the Adventure of the Long Haul: The Faith-Adventure of an Ordinary Kiwi by May 22, 2017 $2.99 149993 words Sample 20%
The Faith journey of an ordinary Kiwi (New Zealander) and his adventures with his young family in New Zealand and eight Asian nations.
Delusional: A Memoir of Manic Depression by Kevin Miller Delusional: A Memoir of Manic Depression by May 22, 2017 $2.99 15142 words Sample 20%
I thought I was a prophet appointed by God to tell everyone that the world was ending. I couldn't keep my mouth shut for anything or anybody. I was a man on a mission to spread the word that Christ would soon return and that the end times were finally here. What else could it have possibly been? Little did I know that it was just my world being turned upside down and that my life was in chaos.
Empowering Women to Succeed: From Burnout to Victory by randig Empowering Women to Succeed: From Burnout to Victory by May 22, 2017 $16.99 60267 words
Venture through 15 incredibly heartfelt and emotionally raw stories told by 14 amazing women and one amazing man. Empowering Women to Succeed Volume II: From Burnout to Victory provides you a wide range of stories including topics from death and divorce to escaping from an unhealthy lifestyle to overcoming the odds and becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Growing Up White Trash by Donna Curtis Growing Up White Trash by May 21, 2017 $4.99 172243 words Sample 10%
“White Trash,” was a phrase Mama often used whenever she had one too many beers to drink.
Truth's Journey: Memoirs of a Little Girl Lost and a Woman Found by T.R.U.T.H. Truth's Journey: Memoirs of a Little Girl Lost and a Woman Found by May 21, 2017 $19.95 33623 words Sample 20%
An impassioned walk through innocence, heartbreak, and redemption, this read will unearth all your human emotions. A riveting first book that will pull you in so deeply, you’ll believe that it’s your story being told. This is not a book to read and then just put away. This should serve as a reference to finding oneself. Exquisitely original.
Sgt. Reckless by World Watch Media Sgt. Reckless by May 20, 2017 $3.99 6734 words Sample 10%
Sgt. Reckless America’s Favorite War Horse By World Watch Media Bought by the members of the United States Marine Corps in October 1952 when she was three or four years old from a young Korean stable boy named Kim Huk Moon, Sergeant Reckless was a chestnut colored horse with three white stockings and blaze. Ah Chim Hai was the horse’s original name which means “Flame of the Morning”...
Rosemary Kennedy by World Watch Media Rosemary Kennedy by May 20, 2017 $3.99 4659 words Sample 10%
Rosemary Kennedy The Legend of The Hidden Kennedy By World Watch Media According to Henry H. Goddard, Rosemary had actually suffered from a disability which required her to receive intellectual specials needs. A biographer composed that Rose Kennedy did not confide in her good friends and she pretended her child was typical, with some family members understanding absolutely nothing...
Phil Knight by World Watch Media Phil Knight by May 20, 2017 $3.99 5449 words Sample 10%
Phil Knight The Story of The Businessman Who Created Nike By World Watch Media Philip Hampson "Phil" Knight (born February 24, 1938) is an American mogul and benefactor. A local resident of Oregon, he is the co-founder and chairman emeritus of Nike, Inc., and formerly served as chairman and CEO of the business. In November 2015, Forbes called Knight the 15th wealthiest individual in the world...
The Magnolia Story | Summary by Summary Station The Magnolia Story | Summary by May 20, 2017 $3.99 5255 words Sample 10%
Summary of The Magnolia Story From Chip Gaines & Joanna Gaines By Summary Station Fixer Upper is a popular reality television series on HGTV, starring Chip and Joanna Gaines and based in Waco, Texas. The pilot episode first aired in May of 2013. Season one began nearly one year later, in April of 2014, followed by the second season in January of 2015, the third season in December of 2015...
Josephine Earp by World Watch Media Josephine Earp by May 20, 2017 $3.99 6409 words Sample 10%
Josephine Earp The Legendary Life of the Wife of Wyatt Earp By World Watch Media Josephine Sarah Marcus was born in 1860 in New York City, the second of 3 kids of immigrants birthed by parents Carl-Hyman Marcuse (Henry Marcus) and Sophie Lewis. Her household was Jewish, and originated from the Posen area in Prussia, current-day Poland, around 1850. Her mom Sophie was a widow with a 3-year-old...
Hidden Figures  (Dorothy Vaughan) | Summary by Summary Station Hidden Figures (Dorothy Vaughan) | Summary by May 20, 2017 $3.99 5618 words Sample 10%
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Dorothy Vaughan By Summary Station Dorothy Vaughan, an American mathematician and the first African-American woman to become a head of personnel at NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics), was born on September 1910 in Kansas City, Missouri. Dorothy Vaughan was named Dorothy Johnson at birth by her parents Leonard and Annie Johnson.
Hidden Figures: Mary Jackson | Summary by Summary Station Hidden Figures: Mary Jackson | Summary by May 20, 2017 $3.99 5413 words Sample 10%
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Mary Jackson By Summary Station Every life on Earth is significant by itself. All the people leave some kind of marking upon civilization with their presence. But some of us, leave clear footprints on the world. Some people are so extraordinary and important that they must be remembered and acknowledged in the future.
Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson | Summary by Summary Station Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson | Summary by May 20, 2017 $3.99 5296 words Sample 15%
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Katherine Johnson: One of the Black Woman Mathematicians Who Worked with NASA on the Space Race By Summary Station Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is one of the most important pioneers from the American space movement. She is a physicist and a research mathematician who has calculated orbits and trajectories for historic space missions.
Hero of the Empire | Summary by Summary Station Hero of the Empire | Summary by May 20, 2017 $3.99 5818 words Sample 15%
Summary of Hero of the Empire From Candace Millard The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill By Summary Station Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was born on 30 November 1874. He was an heir of a noble family of the Dukes of Marlborough. His ancestor George Spencer, a member of the aristocratic Spencer family, was proud of his consanguinity with John Churchill...
Grinding it Out | Summary by Summary Station Grinding it Out | Summary by May 20, 2017 $3.99 5589 words Sample 15%
Summary of Grinding it Out From Ray Kroc The Making of McDonald’s By Summary Station Surprisingly, Ray Kroc’s business success may appear to be fate. At least, it was predicted in his early years by a phrenologist – a person, who specializes in predicting the future. Nobody exactly knows what had made Ray’s father take his little son to him one day...
The General vs. the President | Summary by Summary Station The General vs. the President | Summary by May 20, 2017 $3.99 6050 words Sample 15%
Summary of The General vs. the President From H.W. Brands MacArthur and Truman At the Brink of Nuclear War By Summary Station Truman relieving General Douglas MacArthur caused a bit of an uproar amongst the American public. His motives were to limit the conflict in Korea, resulting in his decision to remove MacArthur. General MacArthur was full of ego and flair...
Wishing on a Star: The Life of Eddie Carroll by Carolyn Carroll & Brad Strickland Wishing on a Star: The Life of Eddie Carroll by
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"Whether Eddie Carroll came into your life early or late, an immediate treasured friendship was created. You became a part of his family, something which can still happen by just reading this biography." Gary Schaengold President of Disneyana Fan Club
Hope in the Valley by Kevin Fischer Hope in the Valley by May 18, 2017 $1.99 18126 words Sample 15%
Hope in the Valley is a memoir written by Elizabeth Fischer and her husband, Kevin. At 26 years old, Elizabeth was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma cancer which flipped everything she knew upside down. From medical uncertainty to eternal promise, these pages are an intimate look at the life of Elizabeth and the Hope of Christ above everything the world could throw at her.
Know That You Can Be Free: an interview with an adventurer, heroine and misfit by Елена Иванова Know That You Can Be Free: an interview with an adventurer, heroine and misfit by May 18, 2017 Free! 12794 words Read a sample
Meg infected me with her unswerving determination to choose her own path. She has changed me and my life thoroughly and I know that the same can happen to you, to anyone. You just have to know that you CAN be free. This interview with Meg was intended to do just that. In this interview I, the woman she helped escape from Russia, ask Meg questions I've wondered about for years.
My Ayahuasca Nightmare by Tracy Ruth Waters My Ayahuasca Nightmare by May 18, 2017 $9.99 52966 words Sample 20%
After suffering from memory loss and chronic pain brought on by a car accident the author takes you on an often-terrifying journey of holistic healing through shamanism and Ayahuasca. The administrators of this very divine plant were discovered to be very inappropriate shamans residing down in Peru in the Amazon rain forest.
Pasión por Jesús by Ivonne Cervantes Corte Pasión por Jesús by May 18, 2017 Free! 13161 words Read a sample
Ivonne habla de las diferencias y malentendidos que tiene con una amiga acerca de la existencia de Dios. Diferencias que parecen ser irreconciliables a partir de la discusión generada por la matanza de Acteal.
Salto de amor por la vida by Maria Antonieta Osornio Ramirez Salto de amor por la vida by May 18, 2017 Free! 17247 words Read a sample
María Antonieta creció siendo la consentida de su papá. Su mamá era muy exigente. Se casa con Serafín a los quince años, él, diez años mayor que ella, un hombre trabajador y responsable que amaba el deporte. Siendo inquieta e intrépida se apasiona con el paracaidismo. Desgraciadamente en un salto hay problemas y queda incapacitada. Dos milagros, Martha y Marcela la llevan a la libertad de su alma.
Daleen Mopani Lodge by Ronel Reyneke Daleen Mopani Lodge by May 18, 2017 $5.99 20394 words Sample 10%
Daleen van Mopani Lodge is die verhaal van twee dogters, Daleen en Maryna Weideman, wat hul ouers in ‘n vliegongeluk verloor en die plaas, gastehuis en alles erf. Saam worstel hulle deur hul smart en om hul ouers se erflating ‘n sukses te maak.
Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region by Heather Jordan Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region by May 18, 2017 $5.99 95112 words Sample 20%
From Colorado Springs’ wealthiest and most prominent citizens, including Spencer Penrose and Winfield Scott Stratton, to the lesser-known but vitally important contributions of the Beth-El Nurses and American Indians, Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region is a collection of biographical narratives about people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region’s history and development.
The Santa Shooter by Marcus Weldon The Santa Shooter by May 16, 2017 $9.99 58270 words Sample 20%
A story of how one man fought a corrupt justice system to clear his name and secure his freedom after legally protecting himself in a gun fight.
In Endless Fear: A True Story by Colin Crump In Endless Fear: A True Story by May 16, 2017 $4.34 42275 words Sample 20%
Colin’s autobiography tells of a childhood tainted by a terrifying level of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of a merciless father. But life was not entirely bleak and these pages also attest to days of almost idyllic freedom. Between the fear and the freedom the Crump siblings grew up to be strong, resiliant and self-reliant, at home in the New Zealand wilderness...
THE CALLING - A Kentucky Country Doctor and his Registered Nurse Wife Become Medical Missionaries To Haiti by Robert Johnson, MD THE CALLING - A Kentucky Country Doctor and his Registered Nurse Wife Become Medical Missionaries To Haiti by May 16, 2017 $4.99 134835 words Sample 15%
The compelling story of a troubled teen who found his manhood and his calling treating the wounds of those who fell in the killing fields of Korea. After years of medical practice in rural Kentucky, he and his RN wife find spiritual growth and redemption in serving the poor of Haiti while founding MISSIONS OF LOVE, Inc, an international mission in partnership with the Haitian government.
George Bailey's Got Nothing on Me: A Narrative History of the Holliday Family by Cy Holliday George Bailey's Got Nothing on Me: A Narrative History of the Holliday Family by May 15, 2017 $4.99 31532 words Sample 20%
Growing up on a traveling carnival surrounded by Damon Runyan and O Henry characters has proven to be a wonderful life. The author’s grandfather, father, and mother provided him a firm foundation for all of life’s challenges. From Broadway to carnival midways to the Atlantic City Boardwalk, these stories speak of a simpler time, but the life lessons are as applicable today as they were then.
Pedaling out of the Dark by Karen Hurley Pedaling out of the Dark by May 15, 2017 $8.79 46620 words Sample 12%
The captivating true story of a seventeen-year struggle with undiagnosed bipolar disorder that led to a life-changing 3,400-mile bicycle ride across the United States.
Motherhood Martyrdom & Costco Runs by Whitney Dineen Motherhood Martyrdom & Costco Runs by May 15, 2017 $3.99 41517 words Sample 10%
Enjoy the ride as this new mom vows to give up profanity while falling in love with… you guessed it, Costco. Be careful, because if you’re anything like Whitney, you may just pee a little. Get ready to laugh, cry, cheer, and pat yourself on the back for the sake of mommies everywhere.
I AM BIGinner- The Little-Young Black Boy Who Became Satisfied by Cleous "GloWry" Young I AM BIGinner- The Little-Young Black Boy Who Became Satisfied by May 14, 2017 $4.00 8191 words Sample 5%
"There is life beyond happiness!" Go on the journey with the character Clay, as he tallies up and down his happy moments into an unexpected divine germination of the ‘I AM BIGinner'. It is a short memoir that will leave you thinking: are you happy, or are you satisfied?