Tag Archives: Non-Fiction

Featured non-fiction books including biographies, memoirs, histories, how-to, self-help, education, reference and more!

Inconvenient Memories: A Personal Account of the Tiananmen Square Incident and the China Before and After

Inconvenient Memories: A Personal Account of the Tiananmen Square Incident and the China Before and After by Anna WangInconvenient Memories is a rare and truthful memoir of a young woman’s coming of age amid the Tiananmen Protests of 1989.

In 1989, Anna Wang was one of a lucky few who worked for a Japanese company, Canon. She traveled each day between her grandmother’s dilapidated commune-style apartment and an extravagant office just steps from Tiananmen Square. Her daily commute on Beijing’s impossibly crowded buses brought into view the full spectrum of China’s economic and social inequalities during the economic transition. Continue reading

Dear You

Dear You by Derra Nicole Sabo 2Dear You is a lovely invitation into Derra Nicole Sabo’s world.

A wonderful opportunity borne out of a complex and challenging experience, to recall the good times with loved ones, the chance to express the rarely spoken profound specifics of what binds friends and family together.

This is a heart-warming collection of letters to loved ones that explores the wonder, frailty and extraordinary qualities of friendship, family, love and life. Continue reading

Nail It! 7 Steps to Life & Business Mastery for Entrepreneurial Leaders

Nail It! 7 Steps to Life & Business Mastery for Entrepreneurial Leaders by Sudhana SinghNail It! is the exciting new book from bestselling author and leadership expert, Sudhana Singh.

This practical guide is crammed with insider tips, tools, advice and stories from successful entrepreneurial leaders, showing you how to nail life AND work.

In this contemporary take on life and leadership, executive coach Sudhana Singh helps you to: Continue reading

Individual Advantages: Find the I in Team (The I in Team Series Book 1)

Individual Advantages: Find the I in Team (The I in Team Series Book 1) by Brian Smith and Mary SmithThis book presents the reader with a meticulous way of achieving prosperity.

Utilizing storytelling and philosophy, the reader will undeniably be lead on a roller coaster of emotion through their own past as well as the past of the author. The author’s insights and advice on how to achieve personal fulfillment, overcome self-defeating behaviors, and realize individual influence is unparalleled. The book’s core messages—know yourself, hold yourself accountable for your actions and behavior, set realistic and measurable goals, strive to be the best you can be—are time honored. This book is designed to indulge every reader in success and does not adopt a “one size fits all” methodology. Continue reading

Finding Heaven in the Dark

Finding Heaven in the DarkA cross country hitchhiking trek is the backdrop of this personal odyssey of the 17 year old William L. Ingram, the author of Finding Heaven In The Dark.

The tumultuous 1960s themes of race relations, political turmoil, assassinations, and the Vietnam War also play major roles as Mr. Ingram recounts the events surrounding his self-destructive rebellion and desertion from the Marine Corps. Continue reading

Perpetual Hell: A Memoir

Perpetual Hell: A Memoir by Wendy OthelloPerpetual Hell: A Memoir is my life story with a history lesson as a background for what I believe is a journey that began thousands of years before I was born.

I trace history back to ancient times before there was ever an America. Using historical events, I delve into the reality that has not only plagued African people but, all people of the world. Continue reading

Blue Sky Lightning: How To Survive And Thrive When Life Blindsides You

Blue Sky Lightning How To Survive And Thrive When Life Blindsides You by Jeff KuhnAll of us deal with trauma, lightning bolts that disrupt our lives in small or devastating ways. But no matter what you’re facing, you can recover—through strength, fortitude, and belief.

Jeff Kuhn survived the unthinkable: burns over 80 percent of his body and a rare neuromuscular disease. Despite it all, Jeff found the courage to keep moving on. In Blue Sky Lightning, he shares both his unbelievable journey through trauma and what those experiences taught him Continue reading

Secondhand Scotch: How One Family Survived in Spite of Themselves

Secondhand Scotch: How One Family Survived in Spite of Themselves by Cathy CurranWhen your grandparents make bathtub gin and go shopping with funny money, and your dad flaunts his degree from the school of hard knocks, you grow up learning that “life ain’t no got-dem picnic.”

These lessons are handed down to Cathy Curran by Eastern European immigrants who learned how to survive caring little for aesthetics–“if it worrrks, who gives a got-dem what da hell it looks like.” Continue reading

The Ultimate Saskatoon Berry Cookbook

The Ultimate Saskatoon Berry Cookbook by Vickianne CaswellThese berries are great as wine, pie and jam, but what else can you do with them?

Take a journey with your taste buds as you try a chocolate bar or fudge, a hot or cold soup, or tiramisu.

Have a cup of lemonade with your Saskatoon berry salad with vinaigrette dressing, along with your game or other meat.

This book contains 85 recipes from sauce, ice cream, chutney, cookies, cakes and even pemmican. Continue reading

Heavenly Bound

This book was written by my mother more than thirty years ago when she was inspired to tell her story about how important life is here on earth and about the beauty of life after death.

The book explains how she experienced life as a Christian and prepared her life before going to heaven. My mother was very spiritual and believed in the Lord, and she wanted to share her experiences about preparing yourself before you pass away and meet the Lord. Continue reading

A Love That Transforms: Leaving People Better off than you found them

A Love That Transforms: Leaving People Better off than you found them by Kevin RayDo you or someone you know of struggle with dating and relationships? Situationships is the new term for the dating scene currently on display for the millennial.

Situationship – Let’s just chill, have sex, and be confused on the fact that we are not together but have official emotions for each other.

Author Kevin Ray helps people be intentional about dating, avoid toxic “situationships” that drain people, and be on mission for marriage. Continue reading

Running with a Wounded Heart

Running with a Wounded Heart (Revised Edition) by Stephen MorleyThe author’s story of how he took up running late in life in order to get fit, had a heart attack during a race, his road to recovery and return to running and his attempt to achieve a personal best marathon time.

As well as describing the author’s own experiences, the book deals with goal setting, obsession with racing and the mental aspects of running. It also covers practical subjects like diet and training for older athletes and people with heart conditions. Continue reading

How to Become a Private Investigator

How to Become a Private InvestigatorBreak into the industry with little or no experience.

So you want to be a private investigator?

• Little or no law enforcement or related experience?
• Sick of sending resumes and calling companies only to hear ‘no’?
• Want to start your own business?
• Want to know what it’s really like being a P.I.?

A few years ago I was in exactly the same position. Continue reading

The Next Port

The Next PortThe Next Port by Heyward Coleman is a bold and entertaining memoir chronicling the five year voyage the author and his wife made sailing their 42-foot sailboat, Skimmer.

Readers will marvel at the warmth, generosity and wisdom the world had to offer them on this journey of a lifetime.

What began as letters to family and friends ultimately became an engaging book that chronicles the realization of a lifelong dream of the author and his wife to explore the world on a sailboat and is a powerful testament to the life and love that flourished during their five-year “world-wind” voyage. Continue reading

No Greater Ally: The Untold Story of Poland’s Forces in World War II

No Greater Ally The Untold Story of Polands Forces in World War IIThere is a chapter of World War II history that remains largely untold; the monumental struggles of an entire nation have been forgotten, and even intentionally obscured. Giving a full overview of Poland’s participation in World War II.

Following their valiant but doomed defence of Poland in 1939, members of the Polish armed forces fought with the Allies wherever and however they could. Continue reading

Costa Rica: Spanish Travel Phrases for English Speaking Travelers

Costa Rica: Spanish Travel Phrases for English Speaking Travelers by Sarah RetterDo you want to travel with ease and elegance getting what you need when you need it? This is the solution for your communication problems when you travel to Costa Rica.

The most useful 1,000 phrases to get around when travelling in Costa Rica. You can access the phrase you need by using a clickable table of contents that will lead you to the topic you are looking for Continue reading