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Broken Pieces
Rachel Thompson

Booktrope Editions, 2013

Not easy subjects -- love, loss, sexual abuse, date rape, grief -- but real ones, told in pieces (thus the title). Broken Pieces is a work of non-fiction. Poetry, prose, and essays to let you into one woman's life -- a searingly raw examination of topics most people avoid. Already a #1 best seller on Amazon (eBooks) on Women's Poetry and Abuse, this book is recommended for mature audiences only.



This e-book compiles lesser-known intriguing information on History. It is highly inspired by Wikipedia, Wisegeek and other online and library publications. The main purpose of this literature is to be educational while entertaining at the same time. There are a lot of interesting facts in this book some of which might actually change the way you knew the past. All the facts in this book were carefully researched before publishing. This is ...


Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Susannah Cahalan

Simon & Schuster, 2013

An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she’d gotten there. Days earlier, she had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: ...


Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Alfred Lansing

Basic Books, 1999

The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and ...


Non-Fiction Writing Machine - How to Write a Book in 5 1/2 Days in 3 SIMPLE Steps, 2013

How to Write a Book in 5 ½ days in 3 SIMPLE Steps “Is it even possible?” Yes, it is possible. I did this with my first book. You can do this too. 11 Habits of Highly Ineffective Writers -- No matter how hard they try, some people cannot write a book at all. The reason could be one of the 11 habits they have. -- This book explains each one of these EVIL habits and MIRACULOUS solutions to eradicate them so that you can write ...


The Non-Fiction Works of Mark Twain (Eight Books with active table of contents)

Douglas Editions, 2009

Collected here in one large, easy to navigate, book is the non-fiction works Mark Twain published over the course of his life. Included works include: Editorial Wild Oats Following the Equator The Innocents Abroad Is Shakespeare Dead? Life on the Mississippi The Private History of a Campaign That Failed Roughing It A Tramp Abroad


I Am Alive, 2013

I am not my heart rate. I am not my skills. I am not my sleeping problems. I am not my stress. I am not my fears. I am not how I look like. I am the very essence of me. I am my will. I am my passion. I am my beliefs. I am how much I can give and receive love. I am infinite and possible. I am my soul. my name is Decca Tenderstone. I live in a future America where teenagers are ranked on a scaled from 1 to 10 on graduation ...


The Informant: A True Story
Kurt Eichenwald

Broadway Books, 2001

From an award-winning New York Times investigative reporter comes an outrageous story of greed, corruption, and conspiracy—which left the FBI and Justice Department counting on the cooperation of one man . . . It was one of the FBI's biggest secrets: a senior executive with America's most politically powerful corporation, Archer Daniels Midland, had become a confidential government witness, secretly recording a vast criminal conspiracy ...


Nikola Tesla: Imagination and the Man That Invented the 20th Century

Oculus Publishers, 2013

If you want to learn about one of history's most fascinating minds and uncover some of his secrets of imagination--secrets that enabled him to invent machines light years ahead of his time and literally bring light to the world--then you want to read this book. Imagination amplifies and colors every other element of genius, and unlocks our potential for understanding and ability. It's no coincidence that geniuses not only dare to dream of ...


Amelia's Story ( Book #1 )

D.G. Torrens, 2011

This is a powerful true story of one young girls struggle to survive the state care system in the 70's and 80's. Amelia has just one wish, to make it to adulthood, to hold her destiny in her own hands. This is a harrowing true story, one of survival and human strength. Amelia has been separated from all her siblings never to see them again for many years, she is moved from one children's home to another, until finally it's just too much for her ...


The Non-Fiction Formula: How to Write an eBook That Sells Itself, In 24 Days Or Less, 2014

How to Make Money Writing and Selling eBooks in the Next 24 Days Do you find yourself falling into one of these categories? You want to write, but don’t know how to get started. You want to make your writing process faster, but don’t want to burn yourself out. You want to write a book that provides more value than competitors. You want to have an army of eBooks working and bringing you money automatically. If you answered “yes” ...


Taylor Swift: The Whole Story FREE SAMPLER

HarperCollins, 2013

INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE BONUS CHAPTER: The Wit and Wisdom of Taylor Swift The first 2 chapters from the full story of Taylor Swift’s stratospheric rise to fame; all any dedicated Swifty needs to know about the pop superstar who’s taking over the world. A small-town girl with an incredible talent, and the strength to realise her dream, Taylor has grown into an award-winning, chart-topping artist and worldwide star, as well as a strong and ...


Here Be Monsters... 50 Days Adrift At Sea (Kindle Single)

GQ Magazine (US), 2011

They did it for the simplest of reasons: adventure. Three young friends, on a drunken dare, set out on a dinghy for a nearby island. But when the gas ran out and they drifted into barren waters, their biggest threat wasn't the ocean -- it was each other.


Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times
Andrew D. Kaufman

Simon & Schuster, 2014

From a popular Tolstoy scholar: an entertaining, thought-provoking, and accessible argument for why War and Peace is more relevant to readers now than ever. " Give War and Peace a Chance an enthusiastic primer to Tolstoy's most famous work, which shows how genuinely exciting it can be to read." -- The Toronto Star "If you come from a family, then you'll understand [ War and Peace 's] deepest meaning, thanks to Mr. ...


How to Write & Sell Non-Fiction Kindle Books (Writing Skills Book 1)

Green Pony Press, Inc., 2014

Write & Successfully Sell Kindle Books Follow the author's five-step blueprint to quickly write a non-fiction book, then publish and immediately begin selling on Amazon's Kindle platform.In addition to the fast-writing blueprint, the author has added new material, including: marketing case studies guidance on mailing lists writing autoresponder emails for more book sales marketing podcasts KDP Select marketing opportunities Kindle ...


Seasons: A Real Story of an Amish Girl, 2011

As the oldest child in an impoverished Amish family, Lydia Lee knows little more of life beyond hard work, sacrifice and extreme hunger. Yet, even as a young girl she strives to be content with all God has provided. Against the backdrop of the Great Depression, Lydia’s childhood unfolds as her family struggles to survive, finding strength from their Amish faith. But, when tragedy strikes, that very faith is tested beyond what any child should ...


Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World
Joan Druett

Algonquin Books, 2007

Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. In 1864 Captain Thomas Musgrave and his crew of four aboard the schooner Grafton wreck on the southern end of the island. Utterly alone in a dense coastal forest, plagued by stinging ...


The eBook Writing Blueprint: The Top 10 Things You Need to Do Before You Write and Publish Your Non-fiction ..., 2014

Finally, a guide that explains step-by-step how to create a simple and easy blueprint that makes starting any eBook a breeze! Have you ever wanted to do something but came across that daunting question: How do I start? With this eBook, you won't have to ask because you'll KNOW. Let's get started with eBook writing! The beginning stages of any major project always seem like the hardest and it can be quite overwhelming. Writing an ...


Kids Want To Know About Mysterious Places: A Childrens Book Ages 9-12 ("Kids Want To Know" 4)

Big Trees Press, 2014

Do Your Kids Love Stories About the Strange and Sometimes Unexplained? Kids Do Want To Know About Mysterious Places Get this Amazon thriller with many pictures for just $0.99. Regularly priced at $2.99. Read on your PC, Mac, Smart Phone, Tablet or Kindle device. Discover facts and opinions about some of the most mysterious places in the world. Did you know that actors making the movie "Gettysburg" in 2003 had an incredible ghostly ...


National Geographic Readers: Pandas
Anne Schreiber

National Geographic Children's Books, 2010

The whole world loves panda bears. Everyone loves to watch them play, climb, cuddle, and chew. But careful, they can scratch too—just look at that tree! Pandas live in wild places very faraway, and they are the STAR ATTRACTIONS of every zoo that keeps them safe and well, all over the world. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit for more information. 



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