Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir

What A Rotten Colon! A Story Of A Cancer Survivor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Although the definition of a cancer survivor refers to a person who is alive, I prefer to use the word cancer survivor as one who has survived at least 5 years of cancer. My patient had survived 8 years in spite of being given a year to live. 1 Introduction 2 Sudden Abdominal Pain 3 The Surgery 4 The Day after Surgery 5 Remission 6 Relapse 7 The Daughter’s Story 8 Simple Guide to Colon Cancer
Redefining Strong
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Redefining Strong is a riveting story of self-discovery, sacrifice, and healing. Phoenix White takes you on a journey through her skeleton closet to help you identify and clean out the BS in your life so that you can begin to heal from the inside out. She shares techniques and soul exercises to help you rid yourself of the pain and fear that hold you back from unlocking your full potential.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Don't Ask Me To Believe
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
She's No Turnip
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
She’s No Turnip is the true story of a mother’s journey from conception, miscarriages and eventually the birth of her baby and the months that follow. A warm and deeply personal account as the mother shares her memories of a baby born with a chromosome abnormality – Trisomy 18, Edward’s Syndrome.
Tales From Behind The Fitting Room Curtain
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Preparing for sales events, tills that don’t work, the last-minute Christmas shopper and customers who take their prayer mat into the fitting room... Just a few of the day-to-day challenges of working in retail. An amusing account of life from the other side of the curtain. For those who work in retail – and for those who just love to shop.
A Thousand Sparks of Light
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Shining a light on the appalling issue of medical error, this stirring memoir tells of one health professional's empowering story from the hospital mishap to the courtroom battle that catalyzed her now public crusade. More than the legal battle, this is an intimate spiritual journey, an unforgettable story about not giving up on yourself — and also provides advice on taking charge of your safety.
Edith's Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Among The Spirits
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Glannant Ty Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Among The Spirits tells the story of Irene Allen-Block who discovered at a very early age that she wasn’t like the other children she played with while growing up in England -- she could see and communicate with spirits! This would lead Irene down a unique and sometimes lonely path of self discovery.
Still A Foreigner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A return to the American way of life after a long absence
The Tail on my Mother's Kite
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
What can possibly go wrong in a household led by a mother who is educated, rich, and beautiful? As Maralys and her brother, Allan, learn, the answer is everything. Thanks to a mother who marries seven times, the children are dragged from city to city and husband to husband. Yet this memoir proves that youthful willpower can prevail over powerful adversity.
My Butterfly Cancer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
My Bipolar Backpack
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / bipolar disorder, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this powerful memoir, My Bipolar Backpack, Susan Ralphe employs sharp storytelling skills honed over a long, newspaper-reporting career to tell her own story of long-term, heart-wrenching bipolar madness and recovery from it.
A Mercenary, Some Spanners, A Triffid And A Hedge
Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Welcome to the second piece of the jigsaw of the mangled sludge of words and stuff that will eventually curdle and congeal into the boondoggle of the memoir, No stranger to the P45. This is actually a prequel to the first mini-book, 'A hitman, a chopstick and a darlek'
Raven's Flight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Ao Anoitecer
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mas neste lamaçal, nem tudo foi negativo, pois eles (reformados, aposentados e pensionistas) foram nomeados como principais donos do país, certamente por antiguidade, e por isso escolhidos para assumirem, com maior peso, as dívidas resultantes de tanta “inteligência”, mediante o crime de “abuso de confiança”, forma suave de apelidar o acto de quem fez uso dos valores que lhes ficaram à guarda! …
Ao Anoitecer
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Os mais jovens que, em princípio, não se revêem nesta prosa, terão o privilégio de conhecer o passado de alguns dos seus conhecidos, perceber o porquê de algumas atitudes e opções que até então lhes pareciam “menos adequadas” e, em algumas das imagens, poderão encontrar elementos importantes que, no futuro, lhes servirão para enriquecer a sua formação.
Summer with the Indians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Political
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.