Free biographies and memoirs Kindle books for 09 Feb 17

Diary of a Cruise Ship Entertainer: A Hilarious Insight into a Life at Sea

by Lyndsey Spiers

Ever wondered what life is like living and working on the open seas? This laugh-out-loud diary is a true account of what goes on behind the scenes in the life of an entertainment host as you join Lyndsey on her 3 year adventure sailing to 29 ports of call, being generally ridiculous for a living and against all odds being given shot as Assistant Cruise Director! A must read for cruise fanatics and wannabe cruisers alike!

Lionel Messi: A Biography of the Argentine Superstar

by Benjamin Southerland

Learn about the inspirational story of Lionel Messi

How unlikely does it seem that a young man of diminutive stature, nicknamed “The Flea,” would become the best and most intimidating soccer player in the world? Lionel Messi caught the world’s eye as the main force behind what became the powerhouse that is FC Barcelona. He has led them to more titles than they ever earned before and earned himself the Best Player in the World trophy more times than any other player. Few players have ever achieved his speed and agility on the pitch. The left-footed player has a low center of gravity, which allows him to maneuver and sprint like no other, and has been called magicalâ??anointed. So, what’s left for the 28-year-old superstar to accomplish? His home country is still waiting for their trophy.

Here is a preview of this biography:

  • Humble Beginnings
  • Growth Issues
  • The Making of a Young Champion
  • Becoming Soccer’s King
  • National Play
  • Personal Life

Here is an excerpt from the book:

Despite suffering perpetual injury, Messi was intent on continuing to break records. He set a world record for the longest streak of goals scored in consecutive games with 21. He was the first player to be a three-time award winner of the European Golden Shoe. He did relinquish his reign on the FIFA Ballon d’Or to Cristiano Ronaldo, and it was the first season in five years that FC Barcelona would finish without a trophy. Speculation abounded about whether Messi would stay in Barcelona, but it was answered with a new contract in May 2014 that made him the highest-paid player the sport had ever seen. He was would receive an increased salary of â?¬20 million.

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