- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Memoir by a Father: Three Extraordinary Short Stories by Yashi Nozawa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
"With Invisible Escort" describes the early adventures of the author's eight year old son and author's anxiety about the son's safety. "An Elastic on Wallet" is an explanation of the author's odd habit of carrying his wallet wrapped in an elastic band. "Missed Thanksgiving" is about regrets and joys of family experience at a Thanksgiving dinner which the author missed.
The Uses of Adversity by Jeremy Seabrook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession by Adrienne Carmack, MD
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
Paper Dragons by Faith Cotter
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
My Holy Spirit Experience Vol 1 by Ham Ola
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this book you will discover my experiences with the Holy Spirit. One of such was during a time of my prayer and fasting. I had an unusual spiritual experience. As I closed my eyes to pray over my food to break my fast, I saw the glory of God for the very first time. It appeared as a thick bright shining cloud moving as if it were a heavy smoke folding itself as described in Ezekiel chapter one.
Breathe by Daniel Wallock
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A very short story about a young man's seven life-threatening heart conditions. This story is an introduction to Daniel Wallock's life story. Daniel Wallock's full memoir will come out one day. This story will show readers a tiny glimpse of the powerful and life-changing struggles Daniel endured as a teenager.
Certified: Learning to Repair Myself and the World in the Emerald City by Kim Antieau
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Acclaimed author Kim Antieau returns to school in Seattle to learn sustainable food systems and permaculture methods. But something happens on the way to getting her certificate. She learns about herself, the world, and her place in it. And it’s nothing she ever expected. Join Kim as she recounts her adventures and misadventures on the road to getting certified.
Calendar by Violet Nesdoly
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Start January with resolutions, end December with candy. Over fifty poems explore the rhythms of the year and of life in nature, the garden, and the family.
Sober Truths: The Making of an Honest Woman by Jill Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After 20 years of misery drinking, Kelly found she had to change most of her life to stay sober. This memoir tells how she learned to be with loneliness and anxiety, oo let go of the jealous dramas of the past, and to embrace a new life. Sobriety isn't easy; in fact, it is continual hard work. But Kelly offers hope to those who cannot imagine a life without alcohol from one who has recreated hers.
Behind the Ivy Walls by Hal English
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Behind the Ivy Walls is based on the true story of a young boy seemingly born with the proverbial silver spoon in his mouth. It is written in the time-honored tradition of a feel-bad/feel-good story in which someone else's tragedy teaches us life lessons about positive thinking and seizing each day as a gift.
Exílios by Olinda P. Gil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Exílios é um conjunto de pequenos textos escritos no período a seguir ao término dos meus estudos no Ensino Superior. Retratam os sentimentos vividos por mim na altura. A publicação destes textos tão pessoais tornou-se imperativo uma vez que há cada vez mais jovens a viver situações semelhantes. Infelizmente estes textos continuam actuais.
Finding Harry by Wayne Rohrer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One man’s struggle to rise above his Midwestern Protestant roots to live a fulfilling life despite the attempts to keep him emotionally broken. It’s a journey of self-discovery. It’s a story unlike any other: it’s a coming out story, a coming of age story. It’s the story of his struggle to rise above all those who would entangle him and forever keep him from rising above.
How I Arrived Here by Ani Crane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
One woman's journey from co-dependence to empowerment, How I Arrived Here details the bumpy road, and the starts and stops of reaching the promised land of Ms. Crane. Her struggles will be familiar with many who have traveled a similar path, and she hopes she might inspire them to not give up hope.
The Lacemaker's Son by Ted Setnikar
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by McAvaney Media Pty Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ted Setnikar was just four years old when his father sold him for two litres of schnapps and a handful of cigarettes. This is the story of his escape from servitude in Tito's Slovenia and his eventual journey to find freedom a world away, in South Australia.
Delaney Wears Braces by Jean M. Kraemer, MA, LPC
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With color photos of a real child and a genuine, conversational tone, “Delaney Wears Braces,” shows the reader that Delaney enjoys all that is good about childhood despite her need for ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs). It is sure to entertain and to educate both regularly-developing children and those with challenges.
Tales From The Parlour and The Trenches by Gregorio Giungi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Historical novel mainly set during the First World War. Elicited from a biography, this true story is a rude, politically incorrect insight into the war deeds, occurred on the Italian front, through the eyes of Enea, a young aristocrat who'll become adult and wise (or perhaps precociously old) after his baptism of fire and blood
Dairy Cows and Duck Races by Philip Dixon
Series: Earlswood Press Life Stories. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,420. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Earlswood Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This first hand account of farming and associated business life in the north of England - near to 'James Herriot' country - in the 1970s and 1980s, relates heart-warming tales with humour and candour. It depicts some remarkable rural characters and the hard reality of business life.
Through the Eyes of Dawn by James E. Potvin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is Dawn's story of her life with us. Dawn has had many adventures. Dawn has been a pet to a young couple, has adjusted from no children to three children all at once (my wife and I have triplet daughters), has lived with three different dogs, has coexisted with a cat, and more. This is the story of Dawn's life as she sees it. The story is told through the eyes of Dawn.