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Book: Down Below - Reminiscences of a World War II Engine Room Merchant Seaman by Edward Ted Jones Whitehead
World War II perils and adventure as never told before, from the eyes of a merchant navy engine room seaman. Ted takes the reader from his native Wales in the Rhondda Valley, to global journeys on numerous ships pursued by German U boats The narrative takes the reader to Canada, where his ship the S/S Lilliy was torpedoed on his first Trans Atlantic crossing. After to New York, The Caribbean [...]
 
Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun by Ronny Herman de Jong
This second edition of Rising from the Shadow of the Sun, A Story of Love, Survival and Joy exemplifies the power of positive thinking, of hope, of perseverance even in the most perilous and life threatening situations and of a mother's love for her children, surpassing even the tragedy of death. Jeannette Herman-Louwerse, Netty, a young mother incarcerated by the Japanese on the island of Java [...]
 
Book: Xavier Cockroachal Damon's, Um, Entirely Fictitious Autobiography - Includes The Missing Years by Xavier Cockroachal Damon
The story of the life of Xavier Cockroachal Damon, a rather bizarre life that some might find impossible to be believed, The details of my youth were, let's just say somewhat calamitous, but still Xavier Cockroachal Damon continued on, trying to find that one good thing in his life that could rescue him from disappointment, disillusionment and despair. It's a life seemingly forever ambushed by [...]
 
Book: Soul Divining by Jocelyn Prosser
Intuition is real. In this book, I wanted to share some of my experiences in order to raise awareness of this much-undervalued sixth sense. It can protect us and bring positivity to our lives. As humans, we rely almost totally on logic to problem solve. Hopefully, this book will give an insight into how important this sense is. Negative experiences very often occur when we ignore our gut feeling. [...]
 
Book: Stepping out of the Circle - An account of a Childhood by A.K. Harris
This is the story of a very bewildering and unsettled childhood. A child in a family of many siblings, no settled home, no safety, no peace, no school, no holidays. Just family, God, and moving on. Possibly this book will help social workers and also those who don't understand poverty and neglect. This is not a book with graphic details of sexual abuse, it is about an enduring situation of [...]
 
Book: Once the Storm is Over - From Grieving to Healing after the Suicide of my Daughter by Nina Bingham
Winner of The Literary Critic Reviewer's Award, and the Reader's Favorite 5-Star Award. Reviewer Viga Boland for Readers' Favorite says: "With the alarming rise in suicides, especially sadly amongst teens, Nina Bingham's memoir about losing her beloved daughter to suicide is timely, but no doubt writing it was one of the hardest things Bingham has ever done. What courage it takes to bare a [...]
 
Book: Mother, Me and Mantel by Y I Lee
For a long time, I've felt the urge to share my story. Writing it has been a painful and yet a cathartic experience. Much of the initial part of the story was buried deep in my mind. Trying to bring those memories to the surface and present them in a coherent way and in some sort of chronological order has been challenging. Later parts of my story were easier, as I had diaries to refer to.With my [...]
 
Book: There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will .... by Mike Lord
This is the biography of a man who spent almost his entire working life in sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia. Mike Lord was born in London within the sound of Bow Bells, just as the WW2 was about to explode. He was evacuated to the country as a small boy and then was brought up in Berkshire. His family moved to various places, including three years in Singapore from 1948, which involved [...]
 
Book: Dog Paw Chronicles - Life Journeys by Faye Higbee
Love, faithfulness, loyalty and hope are attributes that seem to be waning in humans today. But a dog has them innately, and exhibits them nearly every time you walk through the door of your home. Faye will take you on her life journeys in short story form, with occasional comments by Red Dog, who had a "uniquely wise outlook on life." You may cry, you may laugh, but in all you may find a new [...]
 
Book: Angling Bumateurs - Book 5 in the Sell the Pig trilogy by Tottie Limejuice
The final installment of the popular travel memoirs series set in France's Auvergne region. 'I doubt my life has any vast sea changes ahead,' Tottie wrote in Book 4 of the Sell the Pig travel memoirs series. Biff the Useless Mention was intended to be the end of the extended trilogy. But then, one day, a big grey wolf DID come out of the forest. Things were about to change dramatically for Tottie [...]
 
Book: Gabriel - I Won't Wear That Dress! by Kamon Therrien
My grandmother did not like that so one day coming from school the garage was gone... Mum never spilled the bean as who threw the toy away but I knew it because my grandmother gave me a doll the same day. When I was older, family members tried to convince me that I needed a boyfriend. And it has been like this mainly all my life. So at the age of 33 years old; I left Canada. I went to start a new [...]
 
Book: Diary of an (Almost) Baby Boomer - Volume 1 - The Big Birthday by Jan Marsh
Born in the same year as Goldie Hawn and Eric Clapton, Stella Hart - amateur wordsmith, book group devotee and inveterate watcher of property porn - may have led a less eventful life but she's had her moments, most of which have been recorded in the her diaries over the years. Even now, the year of the The Big Birthday, the entries continue, whether to chronicle her running battle with service [...]
 
Book: An Automobile Odyssey by John Dalessio
You are about to read a story of a man who started out in life with next to nothing and was able to achieve the American dream with notable successes in the automobile industry. This is an industry with a history that goes back one hundred and thirty years. I have always loved automobiles. Much has been written about America's love affair with the automobile. Americans have come to prefer cars to [...]
 
Book: Ill 4 Life! Our Time, My Story by J. Wrice Sr.
ILL 4 LIFE! OUR TIME, MY STORY is about my time as an Ill-State Assassin and my group Tha Chamba. What is a Ill-State Assassin you ask. It's an music organization that reigns in the Chicago hip hop golden era in the 80's, 90's and the beyond. It's based on my life in the music industry. The trials and tribulations of thirty members trying to make it big. Friends turns enemies, relationships, [...]
 
Book: Spirit Woman (Cedar Woman Book 2) by Debra Shiveley Welch
"Spirit Woman" builds off of my past and includes the true stories of three other women who suffered from domestic abuse. Wrapped into one, heart-rending story, "Spirit Woman" tells the tale of Nickie Bahiti (buy-a-tie - ghost or spirit) Greene. Desperate for love, she grabs it when she can and finds herself in a living hell. As the story unfolds, we are witness to Nickie's bravery and the [...]
 
Book: Swinging Bridge by Debra Shiveley Welch
Vin - I want to encompass all the knowledge I can in my brief span. Toby - What's span, Vin? Judy - It's a bridge. Mrs. Miniver 1942 William Wylar Director - Life reminds me of a swinging bridge. We begin on firm ground, and as our life progresses, we experience the sometimes thrilling, sometimes terrifying and sometimes tranquil passage to the other side - our future. As we traverse the fragile [...]
 
Book: Why I Started Smokin' Cigarettes by Bea Cannon
Shaniqua Jones smokes like it's going out of style. One day a friend of hers asks her why she smokes so much. Her explanation is so convoluted that the friend tells her to write it down which led to Shaniqua giving this account. In fact, it led to Shaniqua deciding she wants to tell the entire story of her life. Or at least she's trying to - it's taking a while. It is, in fact taking so long that [...]
 
Book: Lucy Green Eyes - Not Everything Green is Gold by Paulette Benjamin
"Oh, how I wished I could've told her what had happened. How I wished I could've let go and allowed the tears to spill. But I knew that if I had cried, Mama would've asked me what the matter was. And if I had told her the truth, she would've said that I was lying. And if she thought that I was lying . . . well, you know the rest. Still, I wonder . . . did she know? Did anyone know? Didn't [...]
 
Book: Climbing Mountains by Osman Gulum
This is the truth about my journey from the humblest of beginnings to becoming a successful businessman. I want this book to be an inspiration to anyone seeking success in their life. I've had more knock-backs than I care to remember. I've faced bankruptcy, physical violence, extortion and heartbreaking poverty. This is the story of how I didn't give in. It's the story of how, if you put your [...]
 
Book: Horses - A Religion by Stephen Place
From the Gypsies at the famous Appleby Horse Fair to International 3 day eventing. This is the story of a lifetime spent with horses. A truthful, at times brutally honest account of dealing horses, competing them and trying to make a living from them. Funny, sad and at times hard to comprehend in its observation of the human aspect when involved in this enchanting, all encompassing lifestyle.
 
Book: Flying for Jesus by Lee Carver
Why would an international banker retire early, at the peak of his career, to fly as a volunteer missionary over the Brazilian Amazon? And where did he get the money to donate a two million dollar airplane? He might be running drugs from Colombia or smuggling gems from the rich rocks of Minas Gerais. Many Brazilians believed the American missionaries were CIA spies. There had to be a reason.
 
Book: Beyond Belief - True story of faith, denial and betrayal by Margot Tesch
Ever wondered what draws people deep into extreme religions and cults? Come on Megan White's journey as she becomes immersed in an extreme fundamentalist church. Learn how her desire to find meaning and purpose in her life catches her in a trap that snaps shut around her and holds her paralysed. Though her life changing decision helps her to leave the drug scene, is she really free? Megan soon [...]
 
Book: You Can't Crack Me... I'm a Rubber Duck by Charlie Northage
An extraordinary tale of one man's triumph over incredible odds. From a thirteen-year-old runaway sleeping in a "cardboard box city" deep within London's urban streets, Charlie Northage somehow summoned the stamina and resilience to triumph over a relentless string of adversities, betrayals, rejections, and losses which persistently dogged his life, to pursue a successful twelve-year career in [...]
 
Book: One Life to Give by Rick Blaisdell
Book Description: Rick Blaisdell's new book exists for those who are sincerely looking for hope and purpose in their lives. It is a living testimony of what God can do with a life given to Him in faith. The author's experiences prove that God opens the door, and makes the seemingly impossible, possible. In addition to the detailed journal entries, which provide vivid details of Rick's mission [...]
 
Book: American Fan by Pierre King
My book is about never given up. And the power of the American vote. My primary age for readers is 18-47. It took me 2 months to write my book. I came up with the title because I believe in America as a country. Having the power to believe in the power to vote. Why we as Americans should vote for what they believe in. Being part of history election in 2012. I research past president Bill Clinton, [...]
 
Book: College Football Etiquette - A Primer for True Fans of the Game by Jerri Blair
This little book packs a lot in its pages, starting with the story of one football fan's path to true blue college football fandom, followed by a list of things necessary to preserve the storied traditions of today's college football scene, combined with a slice of the game day traditions of all of the Power Five Conference teams and their crazy fans. It's guaranteed to make you want to go out [...]
 
Book: How To Be A Smart SOB Like Me by Larry Landgraf
Work, money, food, relationships, life in general these are the everyday struggles for billions crowded into our challenging world. Larry Landgraf tells us his story and the many lessons he's learned for finding extraordinary happiness. How to Be a Smart SOB Like Me is a stark but heartfelt examination of a life well-lived. You might like him, and you might not, but you can't help but learn ways [...]
 
Book: From Sex Appeal to Self Appeal - One Woman's Journey to Recover Her Body, Her Sexuality, Her Self by Susan Bremer O'Neill
What happens when a middle-aged scientist gets sober, then embarks on a second career as a stripper? This is the story of one woman's sexual odyssey as she turns the microscope on herself and looks inward to determine what is real and what is not, what is merely dogma or childhood and cultural indoctrination, what her truth really is. Uprooted and shuffled around in a military family, Susan turns [...]
 
Book: A Forger's Tale by Michael Saint
Michael Saint was convicted at an East London Court for printing the largest amount of foreign currency ever found in Britain. The currency was Spanish pesetas and he was sentenced to six years imprisonment. In the dock with him stood John Dean, Sylvia Smith and a Grass. Born into a poor East London Family, Michael Saint became the most successful forger in British history. Michael manages to [...]
 
Book: Fallen Angels Cry Too by Tricia Wynter
My book 'Fallen Angels Cry Too' is an account of different situations that have taken place in my life. I have included a mixture of poetry to certain chapters in my book, where this allows me to express myself of that particular moment. My book is to show that although someone may have an unsettled start in life; it doesn't mean that we are damned. An angel may sometimes fall from grace...but [...]
 
Book: Saving Grace - A Story of Adoption by LB Johnson
The Amazon #1 Best Seller from the International Award Winning Author of "The Book of Barkley" and 2017 Reader's Favorite GOLD Award Winner for Fiction "Small Town Roads". It started with a piece of paper---a birth certificate, sent to the author's parents long after her birth. There is much history in that piece of paper. For she was born to an unwed mother in the generation prior to Roe v. [...]
 
Book: Wake Up Running by David Egee
ADHD as a child, David Egee suffered through many years of reading and writing impairment. "I was ADHD before the expression became a household word." Egee overcame his learning handicap to become the Director of the American Hospital in Beirut at the age of 35, dealing with such Middle Eastern luminaries as Yasser Arafat and Muammar Gaddafi. Later, he established hospitals throughout the Middle [...]
 
Book: Strength Within Surviving By The Grace of God the second edition by Roland V. Tyler Jr.
Strength within Surviving by the grace of God was one of the most moving piece of work I have read in a very long time. Author Roland V. Tyler took his life to another level when he decided to tell his story in his own words. I couldn't help but not put this book down once I opened it. Imagine going through life and seeing that everything that could possibly go wrong does. Imagine going through [...]
 
Book: Double Spy by Peter van Wermeskerken
Synopsis: Double Spy is my autobiography as a double agent in East Germany and the Netherlands, from March 1967 to September 1970. While I visited a young woman in Chemnitz, two men approached her, wanting to see me. Soon after, we spoke, and they recruited me as a spy for the HVA (intelligence service of the Ministry of State Security, the STASI). Back in the Netherlands, I immediately reported [...]
 
Book: An Aviator At Heart by Ilyan Kei Lavanway
All he wanted was to fly. A teenage pilot with an itchy throttle hand, a DaVinci-esque knack for sketching, and four generations of aeronautical heritage can't wait to manifest his passionate aversion to the ground. He sees every hard earned dollar as a tick on the Hobbs meter. Every unencumbered swath of dirt is a potential landing strip, legal or not. His head literally in the clouds over [...]
 


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