SAMPLE NONFICTION BLURBS BY CORNELIA AMIRI
1. Nonfiction blurb - Blurb —Obamastove
Is cooking food for your family a death sentence?
Yusuf Tura remembers his chore of gathering firewood as a little boy in Africa. But when he returned to visit, after living for years in America, he realized he'd forgotten about the suffocating smoke of an open cook fire in a small hut.
He faced the deadliest environmental and public health problem today. Indoor air pollution kills over 4 million people a year. It causes more deaths than HIV/AIDS and Malaria…combined. But what can one person do to save millions?
Yusuf invented the durable and inexpensive Obamastove. It reduces deadly air pollution...while the poor cook for their families. This Ethiopian refugee's dream…touched the lives of many in his homeland...and will touch many more. Read his inspiring story.
2. Nonfiction blurb
The years have passed and your little one has grown into an adult…just like you. But for many new adults the path to independence is a rocky road.
How does a parent empower their son’s or daughter’s transition into a full-fledged, self-sufficient adult?
Step by step, with examples and practical advice…this book shows you how to tackle real issues like:
· Healthy boundaries – what’s yours, what’s theirs
· Boomerang children and moving back home again
· Gift or loan
The Parents’ Guide For Setting And Enforcing Healthy Boundaries With Dependent Adult Children! Simple Steps To Positive Transformations is a catalyst to a happy outcome...where you and your grown child are free and independent. And furthermore, are able to love, respect and support each other as adults.
Launch your journey to becoming an empowering parent…grab a copy of The Parents’ Guide For Setting And Enforcing Healthy Boundaries With Dependent Adult Children! Simple Steps To Positive Transformations today.
3. Nonfiction Blurb - Learning and confirming your life’s purpose in 3 easy steps!
Your guide to a radically transformed life and legacy!
What if the answer to one simple question could change your life?
The question —What is your life’s purpose?
Living a life of fulfillment is a prize …hidden so well… it’s hard to find without help. Learning And Confirming Your Life’s Purpose In 3 Easy Steps cracks the answer as to why you’re here… wide open.
The key to your life’s purpose…is you. All you have to do to revolutionize your life is:
· Embrace your desire to find the answer.
· Apply the drive to take action once it’s revealed to you.
Life Coach, Johnny Shepard makes it easy in this book…with simple…time-tested exercises that have proven an effective tool to empower passion and fulfillment.
Today is your day. You are a person of accomplishment. A person of purposefulness.
Soar like a rocket to your fullest heights… and rock the universe.
4. Nonfiction Blurb
Wall Street Journal reporter, Lee Hawkins digs into his roots, unearthing family members…enslaved by other family members.
Secrets hidden in the past leave most African-Americans with little knowledge of their family history. We can bravely drag out branches of our family tree from the shadows of the past. Connect them one by one. And climb to the tiptop. There we have a better view of where we’re going, since we know where we’ve been.
Do you want to take your destiny into your own hands? Interested in discovering your family roots? Do you want to let go of slavery inspired phenomena?
Follow this author’s steps into ancestral darkness, which ultimately leads to a better path.
Nobody’s Nigga: How confronting My Family’s Slavery Set Me Free
Genealogy/African-American literature nonfiction
5. Blurb: Hollywood Whispers: Celebrity Superstar Gossip: "Odd & Unusual Stories About the Famous" by Jack West
Do you take note at a salacious rumor about a screen idol’s romance?
Do you go to celebrities' movies and concerts and watch them on TV?
Then take a peek into the secret lives of the famous and infamous. Get in the know as Jack spills the beans in this collection of Always Insightful…Sometimes Startling… Often Amusing…and Highly Entertaining
• and Naughty Behavior
of the celebrities, who shape our culture.
Get the scoop on the most fascinating stars in the world - Get your copy of Hollywood Whispers: Celebrity Superstar Gossip today!
6. Blurb: An Industry Giant: How Transportation & Logistics Rules The World
Explore the excitement and endless opportunities of the fast growing Transportation and Logistics industry. When you read this book on the most critical component of supply chain management—transportation, you’ll learn the ever pressing need for industries to get products to buyers and consumers as fast and cost-effective as they can…leads to opportunity. However, the problem is it’s hard to judge the true potential of the transportation and logistics business. This book is here to help.
An Industry Giant: How Transportation & Logistics Rules the World presents information on the limitless opportunities for individuals to enter the transportation and Logistic industry.
· How opportunities in the transportation and logistics business grow every day.
· Facts and figures to illustrate the opportunities offered by the transportation industry.
· high, worldwide demand for employees with freight brokerage, freight forwarding and freight dispatching skills.
Through the comprehensive text of this interesting, fact-filled book, you’ll explore the excitement and benefits of the Logistics and Transportation Industry and learn how transportation and logistics rules the world.
7. Nonfiction Blurb:
AIM TO ENTERTAIN – A GUIDE FOR SINGERS WHO WANT TO PERFORM WITH PIZZAZZ
Don’t just stand there and sing. Entertain them!
Do you lack the confidence to perform in front of people? Have you spent time and money learning how to sing correctly but realise there is more to it than technical ability? Do you want know how to perform with pizzazz?
In this book you’ll learn how to:
ï Connect with your audience
ï Add spark to yourself and your surroundings
ï Move on stage with purpose and confidence
In Aim to Entertain, professional singer Annette Raison speaks from experience and shows you how to move past your fears, perform with confidence and create an atmosphere of delight.
Using personal stories and practical tips this easy to follow guide will help anyone who is trying to add a dash of flash to their performances.
No matter what your current level of singing ability, you can be a great entertainer! Let Aim to Entertain take your performance to the next level.
If the bitter fruit of jealousy and betrayal sours a relationship, you’ve gotta take those lemons and make some lemonade.
8. Memior Book Blurb
Tyme’s life is her music and her goal is to have her own hip-hop based reality show. Following that dream, Tyme meets Rye, a producer for the reality show Love & Hip Hop. Rye is drawn to the talented beauty and invites her on the show as an extra. Tyme is attracted to the hot producer and things quickly heat up between them. She hands him the keys to her apartment and to her heart.
Can this power couple hold their new romance together as Rye shuffles back and forth from New York to Atlanta for The Love and Hip Hop show, while Tyme’s star rises with her releasing a new single, launching a new video, making an appearance on the Bishop’s show and trying to cinch her own TV reality deal? Ultimately, will Tyme’s relationship with Rye advance her hip-hop career or put a strain on it? And is Rye really doing right by Tyme?
It Ain’t All Love In Hip Hop is the tell all, true memoir of Hip Hop entertainer Tyme Johnson, as she launches her career and a personal relationship with, Judas Rye, a producer of the reality show Love and Hip Hop
9. Sahathevan Sivakuru’s Memior Blurb
Honest, Funny, Beautiful moments… from a childhood in Malaysia to coming of age in London
Sahathevan Sivakuru’s zest for life and fun shines through in his deeply moving memoir. With humor and heartwarming details, he intricately weaves together childhood memories of growing up in Malaysia in the 50’s and 60’s. He vividly describes his childhood adventures from playing superman by jumping off train tracks to chasing young fletchings from tree to tree.
Sahatheva’s tale moves on to an educational and career journey to England to study automobile engineering—noting his adventures there of college, work, and romance, while facing cultural differences and even racism.
The story culminates with Sahathevan creating his own family, as a father of two, and advancing his automotive career to foreman at the Ford Motor Company.
Sahathevan Sivakuru brings the pages of this book alive with memories of his rich and varied life from the Malaysian rainforests to London and the West.