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Overcomers
You set the price! Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
OVERCOMERS is a book about today’s western society and how it has been planned throughout the ages. It examines how agendas are implemented through systems. It contains commentary on controversial subjects such as the food, pharmaceutical and health industries; the money, tax, political and judicial systems and discloses undercover governmental experimentation on its own citizens.
The Marl Hole Kid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Set in the industrial heart of England in the 1960s, The Marl Hole Kid tells the story of one boy’s struggle to maintain his dignity and compassion growing up in poverty, with a violent, alcoholic, Irish father. A variety of touching, humorous, and outrageous stories illustrate this inspirational journey of survival and the forging of the boy’s spirit and character along the way.
Office Hours: One Academic Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that asks: what are colleges & universities really like? “This is the story of a serious scholar finding his vocation, his students and his gratifications, amidst the near-impossibility of such discoveries in higher education today. The writing is beautiful and the accounts of times, places and institutions are alternatively moving, penetrating and provocative.” —Wendy Brown, UC-Berkeley
Memoirs of a Young Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Askia Moses is a self-made man. A loving husband and father, his overwhelming success today came as a result of hard lessons learned from growing up in difficult circumstances, with few chances to escape the harsh realities of life. This is a coming-of-age story about poverty, a love of soccer, betrayal, dubious business deals, and never giving up, no matter the cost.
Aprils and Decembers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 141,740. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
To raise a child is to understand how incredibly difficult that job is. What is a mother to do when in building a life for her seemingly perfect family, she gets it all wrong... when the path to happiness she hoped for and wanted for her child spins tragically off course?
The Crimes of September 10, 2001
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this quasi-memoir, the best friend of the world's first great Internet criminal wonders whether Erasmus Korb was just lucky, or was it something else? The FBI wants to know too.
A Long Walk with Sally: A Grieving Father's Golf Journey Back to Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
A parent's worst fear and most unimaginable horror began on April 4, 2004. As his world was torn further apart, David's only wish was to escape--to walk away--but how could he? How would he ever find the peace he so desperately needed? On a golf course in Ireland, the answer came.
The Long Farewell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
It's amazing how one telephone call can change your life, but discovering your best pal and life long companion has fallen ill with the dreaded big C, does. Immediately you realise they are on a one way journey and so begins The Long Farewell. 8 years in total. This short story looks at how Morris our character, while watching his father take this path copes with the realisation of loosing him.
Surviving Tracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
Through The Gate
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean Meyer is an accomplished painter who has spent most of her adult life in Italy, but she grew up in a terraced suburban house in Wirral. Through the gate is a evocative memoir of those years which has been written as an imaginary voyage around her childhood home, focusing in turn on the events associated with each part of the house and garden.
Where The Buffaloes Roam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Everything on Earth is temporal… Everything has an end." Author Norbert Mercado reminisces about his childhood in his hometown, Lanat, in the province of San Manuel, Tarlac. He recalls moments and friends that he will never forget and the lessons that he has learned growing up.
The Chronicles of Heather
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Cats
"The Chronicles of Heather" is a true story of two people who were not "cat people," and their rescue of a little stray cat who refused to go away. It is the story of conflicted feelings and intense devotion. It is Heather's story, told in text, full-color photographs and poems that are fun to read out loud. It is for "cat people." And if you are not a cat person, it just might turn you into one.
Evolving to Grace
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Evolving to Grace: A story of perseverance, strength, spiritual evolution, and the choices one must make to change one’s path, I share my life’s experiences—finding my way out of darkness—discovering hope, strength, happiness and the right path for the life I choose to live. I write about challenges I've had to overcome—either due to alcoholism, depression, violence, and rape.
Hugs and Hisses: My Mission of Love as a Shelter Volunteer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Award-winning author, animal communicator, and Reiki practitioner Sharon E. Cathcart shares tales from her humane education work in this new memoir. Sharing stories of both happiness and heartbreak, Cathcart brings us into the challenging world of animal rescue. All proceeds from the book will benefit Humane Society Silicon Valley.
Dirty Darlings
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Catherine Chagra and her two sisters, Cindy and Christa, were the darling daughters of Jimmy Chagra, the biggest pot dealer in the history of the U.S.A., and one of the kingpins of Las Vegas casinos in the 1970's. But after their father was arrested and his hundred-million dollars had disappeared, they were left penniless, at the mercy of a Texas society that vilified them.
12 Shots: 2015 blog posts
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2013, my son Brian was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. This book traces my second season of training and participation in a 100mi cycling event to help raise $37,454.13 for blood cancer research and patient assistance programs. This amount is equivalent to the average charge for a single chemotherapy injection delivered to my son. He received 12 of these shots in two-months.
Ever Considered Modeling? A Scam Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By the age of twenty-two, convinced by the praise she received from family and strangers, Marcia decides to attend model castings to test her luck. One of them leads to what she believes could be her big break, but what she encounters instead is a fraudulent scheme. This story details her journey; the financial obstacles and emotional distress she faced, and the lesson she wants hopefuls to learn.
Lady in the Red Cranial Prosthesis: My Journal of Cancer and Faith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Tracy McCain is in for the battle of her life. A diagnosis of breast cancer; a treatment of surgery and chemo. Confronting challenge after challenge — to her health and to her Christian faith — Tracy generously shared her journey with relatives and friends by posting regular on a website. Candid, revealing, and introspective, and even humorous at times, the posts became the soul of this new book.
Nothing Like Normal ~ Surviving a Sibling's Schizophrenia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Martha Graham-Waldon’s memoir entitled, Nothing Like Normal: Surviving a Sibling’s Schizophrenia, chronicles the trajectory of her sister’s thirty-year battle with schizophrenia. Two years younger, the author watched her beloved sister descend into madness, nearly pulling the author down with her into a shadowy and baffling black hole of despair.
Journey to Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Beverley Boissery. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journey to Life is the story of a desert boy with no deep roots but connections everywhere. Hasan’s survival through changes such as the Iraqi revolution of 1958 and the emergence of Bangladesh as a nation in 1971. He served as a senior executive in Saudi Arabia. His many friends ranged from royalty to ordinary people. Throughout his long career he never lost his intellectual thirst and curiosity.