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Innocent: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (September 05, 2019)

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months, who are brought into care as an emergency after suffering non-accidental injuries.

Aneta and Filip, the children’s...


Victor Hugo : Life and Romances of a Great Writer

by Elbert Hubbard & R. Louis Stevenson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and works of Victor Hugo, one of the great and best-known french writer. His romances occupy an important position in the history of literature. "Men like Victor Hugo can be killed...


The Story of a Prolific Inventor: Thomas Edison

by Alfred Mayer, George Shaw & Elbert Hubbard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the story of Thomas Edison. This remarkable inventor, of whom the public has heard so much, was born in 1847 at the little village of Milan, Ohio. His mother was of Scotch parentage, but...


Henry David Thoreau : His Biography and Character

by Robert L. Stevenson & Ralph Waldo Emerson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

Henry David Thoreau was the last male descendant of a French ancestor who came to this country from the Isle of Guernsey. His character exhibited occasional traits drawn from this blood in singular combination...


Blaise Pascal : Life and Writings of a French Genius

by George J.G. Masson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the life and the writings of Blaise Pascal, French inventor, writer and scientist. When we think of the achievements which he crowded into a brief space, and which have made his name famous...


Innocent: Part 2 of 3: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (August 29, 2019)

Innocent can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.

This is PART 2 of 3

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months,...


Shelley: The Poet of Rebellion, Nature, and Love

by Sydney Waterlow Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Waterlow gives a brief, unpretentious account of the life and works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, who is regarded as one of the finest lyric poets of the English language. Not merely a biography of events, this is...


Innocent: Part 1 of 3: The True Story of Siblings Struggling to Survive

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (August 22, 2019)

Innocent can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts.

This is PART 1 of 3

Innocent is the shocking true story of little Molly and Kit, siblings, aged 3 years and 18 months,...


Fleeing Fundamentalism

by Carlene Cross Algonquin Books (June 03, 2013)

At a time when the distance between church and state is narrowing and the teaching of intelligent design is being proposed for our classrooms, it is startling and provocative to hear the reasoned voice of a...


Something to Declare

by Julia Alvarez Algonquin Books (August 01, 1998)

“Julia Alvarez has suitcases full of history (public and private), trunks full of insights into what  it means to be a Latina in the United States,  bags full of literary wisdom.” —Los Angeles Times

...


The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

by Elisabeth Tova Bailey Algonquin Books (July 09, 2013)

In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Tova Bailey shares an inspiring and intimate story of her encounter with a Neohelix albolabris—a common woodland snail....


A Wedding in Haiti

by Julia Alvarez Algonquin Books (March 19, 2013)

“[A] beguiling memoir of family and culture.”—O, The Oprah Magazine

In a story that travels beyond borders and between families, acclaimed Dominican novelist and poet Julia Alvarez reflects on the joys...


Girl Meets God

by Lauren F. Winner Algonquin Books (September 16, 2002)

Like most of us, Lauren Winner wants something to believe in. The child of a reform Jewish father and a lapsed Southern Baptist mother, she chose to become an Orthodox Jew. But as she faithfully observes the...


Survival Lessons

by Alice Hoffman Algonquin Books (October 01, 2013)

One of America's most beloved writers shares her suggestions for finding beauty in the world even during the toughest times.

Survival Lessons provides a road map of how to reclaim your life from this day forward,...


The Road

by Jack London Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Road is an autobiographical memoir by Jack London, first published in 1907. It is London's account of his experiences as a hobo in the 1890s, during the worst economic depression the United States had experienced...


Panther Baby

by Jamal Joseph Algonquin Books (February 07, 2012)

In the 1960s he exhorted students at Columbia University to burn their college to the ground. Today he’s chair of their School of the Arts film division. Jamal Joseph’s personal odyssey—from the streets...


Singing the truth: The story of Miriam Makeba

by Jade Mathieson African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Learn about the amazing life of a little girl who grew up to use her gift of singing to help bring freedom to South Africa.


Friends for Life

by Jan Fennell HarperCollins Entertainment (June 27, 2019)

Full of anecdotal case-histories and told in her own unique voice, we see how Jan Fennell’s unique gifts have won her the admiration of dog lovers worldwide.

Jan Fennell's unique gift has won her an international...


Great Astronomers: John Pond

by Agnes Mary Clerke Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

John Pond (1767–1836) was appointed as 6th Astronomer Royal in February 1811, succeeding Dr. Nevil Maskelyne. Of a mild and unassuming character, Pond neither sought nor attained a popular reputation. His...


Greta's Story

by Valentina Camerini, Veronica Carratello & Moreno Giovannoni Simon & Schuster UK (August 22, 2019)

Greta’s story is about hope, courage and determination. You are never too young to make a difference.

It’s 20 August 2018, late summer in Stockholm, and it feels incredibly hot in the city. The TV news reports...


A Dark Secret: Part 3 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Part 3 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


A Dark Secret

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon...


A Dark Secret: Part 2 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 25, 2019)

Part 2 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


A Dark Secret: Part 1 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 18, 2019)

Part 1 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


Ernie:

by Ernest Borgnine Citadel Press (August 01, 2009)

We wept at his Oscar-winning role in Marty. . .we gasped when he took on Frank Sinatra in From Here to Eternity. . .we were riveted by his compelling performances in The Dirty Dozen, Bad Day at Black Rock, and...


Lessons from the Mountain

by Mary McDonough Kensington Books (May 29, 2012)

A fascinating look at what it's like to grow up in front of and beyond the cameras. --Eve Plumb

For nine seasons, Mary McDonough was part of one of the most beloved families in television history. Just ten years-old...


The Forgotten Child: The powerful true story of a boy abandoned as a baby and left to die

by Richard Gallear HarperElement (March 21, 2019)

Based on a true story, The Forgotten Child is a heart-breaking memoir of an abandoned newborn baby left to die, his tempestuous upbringing, and how he came through the other side.

It’s a freezing winter’s...


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We Carry Kevan

by Kevan Chandler Worthy (April 23, 2019)

A story about friendships and commitment to one another so incredible you wouldn't believe it if it wasn't true.

Kevan is just one of the guys. It's impossible to know him and not become a little more excited...


The Perfect Predator

by Steffanie Strathdee, Thomas Patterson & Teresa Barker Hachette Books (February 26, 2019)

A "fascinating and terrifying" (Scientific American) memoir of one woman's extraordinary effort to save her husband's life-and the discovery of a forgotten cure that has the potential to save millions more....


My Bondage and My Freedom

by Frederick Douglass & Dr. James M'Cune Smith G&D Media (October 09, 2018)

This is ex-slave Frederick Douglass' second autobiography. It was written after 10 years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846, and his break with his mentor, William Lloyd Garrison, catapulted...


Foggy Notions: Memorandum of a Man-in-the-Making

by Andrew Pschirrer Fulton Books, Inc. (January 26, 2017)

An estimated 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression in some form or another; that's roughly 5% of the global population. Ten years ago this malady became the inspiration for the author to begin...


A Tale Out Of Season

by E. Mei Shen Fulton Books, Inc. (March 13, 2017)

The author was born in Indonesia of Chinese parents. She grew up in different countries in Southeast Asia and received her medical degree in the Philippines. She came to the US for her postdoctoral training...


Finding Stevie: Part 3 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 21, 2019)

Part 3 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


Finding Stevie: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 21, 2019)

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid she isn’t...


Confessions of a Young Man

by George Moore Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

The Confessions of a Young Man is a memoir by Irish novelist George Moore who spent about 15 years in his teens and 20s in Paris and later London as a struggling artist. The book is notable as being one of the...


Surprisingly Down to Earth, and Very Funny: My Autobiography

by Limmy Mudlark (February 21, 2019)

The hysterical, shocking and incredibly intimate memoir from one of the most original and unique comedians alive today.

Hello! I’m Brian Limond, aka Limmy. You might know me from Limmy’s Show. Or you might...


Finding Stevie: Part 2 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 14, 2019)

Part 2 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


Finding Stevie: Part 1 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 07, 2019)

Part 1 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


Gunpowder and Geometry: The Life of Charles Hutton, Pit Boy, Mathematician and Scientific Rebel

by Benjamin Wardhaugh William Collins (February 07, 2019)

August, 1755. Newcastle, on the north bank of the Tyne.

In the fields, men and women are getting the harvest in. Sunlight, or rain. Scudding clouds and backbreaking labour. Three hundred feet underground, young...


Heart and Hustle: Use your passion. Build your brand. Achieve your dreams.

by Patricia Bright HQ (February 07, 2019)

‘Patricia Bright is killing it right now’ Glamour ‘One of Britain’s biggest YouTube stars’ Huffington Post ‘I’m going to show you how to hustle like I do, using your head and heart. All it takes...


A Unique Life

by Will Castro Mango (March 15, 2019)

Will Castro is the star of Velocity Channel’s Unique Rides. As one of the most popular car customizers in America, his life is a dream journey realized through a business he is passionate about, combined with...


Kid from Norfolk Island: The Story of the Remarkable Alf Pollard

by John S Croucher Woodslane Press (September 18, 2015)

This warm and lively biography provides insight not just into the life of Alf Pollard, but also into Australian life from the 1920s right through to the 1990s.


How & Why I Converted to Islam

by Angela Walden Lulu.com (October 17, 2014)

The story of one woman's personal journey into Islam. A revealing look at her spiritual history, research of Islam, & why, at the age of 30, she chose to become a Muslim.


Lofty

by Matt Clough The History Press (July 01, 2019)

Nat Lofthouse is a name that rings through the annals of English football history like few others. He was a pivotal figure in one of the true golden ages of the beautiful game, ending his career as the leading...


The Devil's Grip

by Neal Drinnan Simon & Schuster Australia (August 19, 2019)

Seven shots ring out in the silence of Victoria’s rolling Barrabool Hills. As the final recoil echoes through the paddocks, a revered sheep-breeding dynasty comes to a bloody and inglorious end.

No one could...


The Muselmann at the Water Cooler

by Eli Pfefferkorn Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

A survivor of concentration camps and the Death March, Eli Pfefferkorn looks back on his Holocaust and post-Holocaust experiences to compare patterns of human behavior in extremis with those of ordinary life....


Vladimir Soloviev and the Spiritualization of Matter

by Oliver Smith Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

While he is widely acknowledged as the most important Russian thinker of the nineteenth century, Vladimir Soloviev’s place in the landscape of world philosophy nevertheless remains uncertain. Approaching him...


In the Shadow of King Saul

by Jerome Charyn Bellevue Literary Press (August 28, 2018)

MAJOR WRITER ON MAJOR WRITERS: In the New York Review of Books, Joyce Carol Oates expressed her admiration for her equally prolific contemporary: ?Among [Jerome] Charyn?s writerly gifts is a dazzling energy....


Hawthorne

by Henry James Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

In this critique of one literary genius by another, James not only considers Hawthorne as a man and a writer, but he uses his subject as a vantage point from which to present his views on American culture. James...