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Pride Over Pity by Kailyn Lowry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,920. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Kailyn Lowry is the feisty, tattooed beauty whose determination to raise her son on her own terms has been documented on MTV’s hit series Teen Mom 2. In this raw memoir, Kailyn opens up about her painful past, from her desperate stay at a homeless shelter to the traumatic secrets she’s guarded for years. Pride Over Pity is the inspiring story of a young girl’s resolve to survive and succeed.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story by Danny Naten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Read Between the Lines: From the Diary of a Teenage Mom by Jenelle Evans & Tonia Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jenelle Evans shares the raw emotional stories of her youth that helped shape the woman she has become, all drawn from her childhood diary.
Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Hustle and Heart by Kailyn Lowry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
As a small-town girl turned Teen Mom, bestselling author and social media celebrity, Kailyn Lowry has been through many ups and downs. Now, she’s sharing the inspiration that got her through it all. From bullying, sexual assault and body image issues to motherhood, marriage and career challenges, Kailyn wants you to know that there’s nothing you can’t survive with a little bit of hustle and heart.
Conquering Chaos by Catelynn Lowell & Tyler Baltierra
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Since Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra shared their story of teen pregnancy and adoption on the MTV's 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, they've been known for their inspiring commitment to growing up right. Now, in their debut book, Catelynn and Tyler tell the story in their own words...and they leave nothing out.
Midnight Express by Billy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The gut-wrenching true story of a young man's incarceration and escape from a Turkish prison, a classic story of survival and human endurance, told with humor, honesty, and heart, it became the Academy Award-winning blockbuster film of the same name. In 1970 Billy Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport with 4 pounds of hashish, given a life sentence, and made a dramatic escape after 5 years.
Princess, More Tears to Cry by Jean Sasson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.
Bulletproof by Maci Bookout
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Maci Bookout was just a normal, slightly overachieving high school girl in Chattanooga, Tennessee. When a good southern girl becomes a single teen mom, how does she hold onto her dreams? Sometimes growing up is an act of will...and Maci's will is bulletproof.
Jeff Buckley: From Hallelujah to the Last Goodbye by Dave Lory & Jim Irvin (contributing author)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,760. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
The definitive book on iconic cult hero Jeff Buckley, the singer who died tragically after just one album, but inspired a generation of musicians. His manager Dave Lory speaks out after 20 years of silence and interviews others who knew Buckley professionally, creatively, and intimately.
The Reporter Who Knew Too Much by Mark Shaw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? Is the main suspect in her death still at large? Kilgallen’s official cause of death, reported as an overdose of barbiturates and alcohol, has always been suspect since no investigation occurred despite the staged death scene.
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sasson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography(4.50 from 2 reviews)
PRINCESS reveals the secret life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, from the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country. A New York Times bestseller, PRINCESS was named one of the 500 Great Books by Women since 1300, an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild, a Doubleday Book Club pick, & a Reader's Digest Selection
Memoirs of a Surgeon's Wife: I’m Throwing Your Damn Pager into the Ocean by Megan Sharma
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Megan Sharma is a surgeon's wife. During her husband's seven years of post-medical school training, while he tackled the dirty work of putting broken faces back together and painstakingly peeling cancer from his patients' jugular veins, she became his sugar mama and helped pave his path to glory. When medicine meets holy matrimony, anything can happen…
The Girl Nobody Wants by Lily O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You only get one chance to live your life as a child but Lily was never given that chance; her childhood was taken from her before it ever begun. From the age of four, when she was first sexually abused, her life changed forever and when she walked through the Catholic Church run institution's doors in Ireland, her life continued along the same path that has destroyed her soul. This is Child abuse
I Wasn't Born Bulletproof: Lessons I've Learned (So You Don't Have To) by Maci Bookout
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Maci Bookout, the reality television megastar of Teen Mom and the New York Times bestselling author of Bulletproof, offers down-to-earth, practical advice on how to navigate life, love, and everything in between.
The Beautiful Beast: The Life & Crimes of SS-Aufseherin Irma Grese by Dan Brown
Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the amazing story of young girl who rose from obscurity to become the overlord of 30,000 helpless women in the largest of the Nazi factories of death. Irma Grese, blessed with flawless facial features and dazzling blue eyes, grew up as the Nazis seized power in Germany. Once she had the chance the to join the ranks of the female SS corps, she became the most notorious women guards.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle by Jean Sasson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
You Could Be Prime Minister One Day Son - Memoir of a Baby-Boomer by Dennis Harrison
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Dennis is brutally honest, open and frank in this memoir. The big themes of family relationships, sense of spirituality and refusal to see himself as a victim are interweaved in the story and all told with great humour. The importance of male mentors to advance a boy into manhood can be observed as the story unfolds. Through their guiding hands and leadership wisdom is gained. Love wins through.
Crean - The Extraordinary Life of an Irish Hero by Tim Foley
Price: $13.13 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
An heroic tale that covers the remarkable story of Tom Crean, who was born into poverty in late 19th century Ireland and who went on to serve under Captain Robert Falcon Scott, on two expeditions to Antarctica, Discovery 1901-1904 and the fateful Terra Nova expedition 1910-1913. Later, in 1914, Crean served with Sir Ernest Shackleton on the Endurance expedition 1914-1916.
Mothers, Daughters, and Body Image: Learning to Love Ourselves as We Are by Hillary L. McBride & Ramani Durvasula
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Discover why women are so often unhappy with their appearance—and how they can learn to love themselves.