Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir

Assisted Living: An Insider's View
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
What is it like to live in assisted living? The available literature (slick brochures, dry professional surveys) is of little help to prospective residents who want a preview of the experience. This book is a unique combination of personal impressions, observations of fellow residents and descriptions of day-to-day operations. And it is written by a resident who is also a trained psychologist.
Taming Lil' Mo (Next Level Publishing Presents)
By
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by nextlevelpublishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Taming Lil' Mo is a part memoir and part tell-all book that uncovers the provocative life of one of the industry's most successful artists. It's the ultimate backstage pass that exposes the dark side to the Christian girl's story. The dramatic pages are filled with wild relationships, lies, religion and family.
The Charley Horse from Hell: Surviving a Massive Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A darkly humorous and harrowing account of one man's experience with a life-threatening massive deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which struck him down in his early 30s and changed his life forever. It began on a hot summer day with a cold wave of numbness that washed up from his thigh up into his groin; it ended six months later with a permanently damaged limb and a lifetime regimen of Coumadin.
Growing Up on the Carnival
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This charming narrative recounts a time in American history that we've lost—when traveling carnivals were a small town's primary form of entertainment, and one girl's memories as a third generation of a family carnival company.
The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Based on the blog and personal journal Hollis Walker wrote during her journey through breast cancer, The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle is an honest, sometimes painful, and surprisingly funny story of what facing breast cancer is really like. The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle offers inspiration and hope to those facing life-threatening illness and the people who care about them.
The Little Red Thief - The True Story of Foxyloxy - An Orphaned Fox Cub
By
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Louise Wren was closing her bedroom curtains one night when she spotted a fox cub sitting alone and forlorn on her lawn in the dark. Realising it had been orphaned, she began to feed it, soon recruiting her grandchildren to help. So began an extraordinary relationship which changed Louise’s perception of foxes forever. She is now involved in the conservation of the animals she has come to love.
Coney Island Odyssey
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
Confessions of a Rambunctious Kid: A Quest for Self-Discovery and the Meaning of Life
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jennifer began her quest for self-discovery at an early age when she realized she was different from other kids. Suffering from a bizarre condition known as Sensory Processing Disorder, she shares her innermost thoughts and struggles. She fell into many deep potholes on her journey, which included abuse, addiction, and poverty. Ultimately, the challenges taught her some valuable life lessons.
Traveling Softly and Quietly
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A young man's journey for meaning on and off the beaten path.
Finishing Year
By
Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A 48-year-old single father takes a gap year to finish his university education as an international exchange student in Europe.
The Captain in Me: Scrapbook
By
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
This is the free scrapbook / preview-teaser for The Captain in Me, of which, also will include my previous book In Love With a Sailor. The Captain in Me takes your soul for a walk down a long pier on the beach where the only guide is the sunset right before your eyes. It’s the moment where you wake to see that you are no longer dreaming and you are given the chance to take charge.
Five Days In The Blue Mountains
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A great travel companion. An easy on your mind, light weight travel oriented book that essays my five days in the blue mountains. Among many other things, the journey made me realize that romance is very much alive in me and that I can still appreciate the finer things in life.
Letters To a Lover
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
By
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The only Republican to be elected mayor in Los Angeles in the last 40 years, the core of Richard J. Riordan’s success as a politician, philanthropist, and businessman has always been empowering people and getting things done with clear-eyed, compassionate pragmatism. In this book, he shares how he brilliantly turned around L.A. after it faced near disaster.
I'll Blame It On The Wind
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 163,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Austin Macauley Publishers are honoured to announce the publication of ‘I'll Blame it on the Wind' by Mathew Colbert. This heart wrenching story details horrific physical and sexual abuse, and is at its core, a tale of survival.
Memories with Mom
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A book dedicated to my mom and what all she means to me. It's a book of memories I share with her.
Miracle on 91st Street
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph Parenti was hit by a stolen speeding car. His life was turned upside down in a few minutes. His heart stopped three times and he suffered a traumatic brain injury.
The Struggle: My Life and Legacy
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Live life until you run out of life! is the inspiring mantra of eighty-seven-year-old Bernice Sims. She was born during The Great Depression, a protester during the Civil Rights era, and a young single mother who raised six children. Sims has penned her struggles to offer hope and encouragement to future generations.
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book details the fate of Otsuchi, the author’s retirement home, as a microcosm of the horrific tsunami that destroyed Japan’s Sanriku Coast on March 11, 2011. The narrative provides geographical and historical context and reflects on the tsunami’s aftermath, loss of family members and home, mass funerals, cultural aspects, humanitarian efforts, and plans for recovery.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.