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Surviving Amnesia – Mind Over Memory
By Adam Burns & Maureen Burns
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Imagine what it’s like to lose your memory. This is the true story of two people who beat impossible odds.
Pizzles in Paradise
By John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
Love's True Second Chance
By Jeff Dawson
Price: $3.27 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How many days have passed? How many tears did we shed? How many kisses did we share? How many times did we hold hands? How many times did I caress your cheeks? How many times did I gaze in your brown eyes? How many? The approach of Easter has me watching the video we made for her. How deeply does love touch us? Buy a copy today and join the journey.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
By Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
By Lisa Jane Dyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Pencil Case
By Lorraine Cobcroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival means an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his identity.
Meeting My Twin Flame
By Dagmar Oktabcova
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is my personal account of meeting my twin flame. Initially our meeting struck penetrating fear into my heart. Simultaneously my powerful draw to him had me wondering if I had a death wish. Ultimately the intensity of our encounter catapulted me into spiritual awakening and a journey of self discovery.
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
By Robert Egby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,940. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Robert Egby’s great-grandmother, an English Seer, predicted his life. A teenage atheist, he refused to believe her until doors started opening like magic. The strange journey took him into the company of kings,journalists, news photographers, in the Middle East, Germany and western Canada where a radical change took place in Cosmic Consciousness. Autobiography with over seventy photographs.
The Lid is Lifted
By Paul D Kennedy
Price: $4.17 USD. Words: 129,040. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
By Christine Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
By Judit Gellerd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo
By Susan Merrill Thomas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
(5.00 from 1 review)
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo is a memoir and travel book that begins with a series of losses that set the author on an uncharted path from suburban Michigan to exotic locations around the world. While her story illustrates the redemptive power of change, it is primarily a primer and guidebook for solo travelers who want to explore affordable and exciting locations.
The Shiny Red Honda
By Tom O'Brien
Price: Free! Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
The Rise and Fall of A Modern-Day Icarus
By A Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 136,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Are you lifting weights because you want to develop more muscle mass? Why do most think that more muscle mass leads to an increase of resting fat metabolism? When you hypertrophy your muscles, you are enlarging Type IIb muscle fibres, which are glycolytic. There is an increase of carbohydrate metabolism, not fat metabolism. I have had problems with stress. Read my life-struggle to understand why.
Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
By Nino MacDonald
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
Trucking in English
By Carolyn Steele
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
The Dream Matrix: A Memoir of Connection
By Nancy J Myers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nancy J. Myers takes us on her journey of discovery into the deep, rich world of communal dreaming. The two women in the story Nancy tells find and forge a spirituality that is their own as individuals but becomes shared in their friendship as they tell their dreams, then grows far beyond that to become a gift to their communities.
On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories
By Ben Bennetts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Six Years From Home
By Anthony Farcich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
By Mike & Vicki Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn