Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir

Un lombardo alla prima guerra mondiale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Le memorie che il nonno di mia moglie, Ettore Molinari, ha scritto, ormai quasi ottantenne, nella seconda metà degli anni ’60. Sono ricordi che, partendo dalla famiglia d’origine, raccontano in prima persona cos’è stato, per un laborioso artigiano del Varesotto col talento dello scultore, il più sanguinoso e inutile conflitto della storia, combattuto da alpino nelle trincee, nel fango e nella neve
I Choose Life: A Recovery Plan for Anorexia and Bulimia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Bay Road Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Actress, singer, and model, Luna documents her experience in dealing with and beating the devastation of Anorexia and Bulimia. She presents a recovery plan for anyone suffering with these disorders. “I Choose Life” is more than a memoir, it is also based on the latest scientific research into eating disorders.
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Times To Weep, Times To Laugh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,390. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From extremely poor beginnings Shirley Phillips worked her way up to the highest levels of the nursing profession.
Living with the Mafia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The true story of an ordinary working-class Englishman that gave up life in the UK and moved to the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Sicily - land of the Mafia. The story is packed with hints, tips and experiences both bitter and sweet, making it essential reading for anyone even vaguely considering living abroad. Light-hearted, humorous and at times perhaps irreverent also.
As Ever, Pudd
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
It’s difficult to pretend you love someone when you don’t. It’s even harder to pretend you don’t love someone when you do. To whom do we belong? To our spouses or to each other? My husband, the love of my life, met me when we were married to other people. Unforeseen circumstances gave us the chance to receive and absorb real love. This memoir is the story of our romance, told in letters.
East
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Travel memoir: Inspired by a slim guidebook purchased at Fred and Pat Cody's legendary Berkeley bookstore, Shelley Buck took off alone in 1972 on a journey she hoped would take her overland from Europe to India and Nepal, using mostly public transit. East chronicles Shelley's emergence into adulthood as she crosses into lands she dreamed of visiting. The journey will make her a feminist.
Zero to Sixty: Memoirs of an Inexplicable Scot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Zero to Sixty perceptively defines the geriatric predicament that we're either already in or will be sooner than we think. At some point, we all begin to take a closer look in that rearview mirror. Bruce simply challenges us to, "Give life its due respect and take it all in with as many laughs as possible...while it is still a laughing matter."
Behind The Eye Shadow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Many books about the medical, scientific, psychological and social aspects of autism have been written. "Behind the Eye Shadow" is not one of them. This book is a poignant and thought-provoking narrative about a mother’s story on learning her son’s autism diagnosis.
Marianne Hofmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Marianne Jerke-Hofmann was born in May, 1917 in Berlin, Germany during the height of World War I. Perhaps her birth at such a tumultuous time, prior to the new birth of Berlin, played an important role in shaping her equally tumultuous personality. Marianne survived the First World War and struggled through the Second, even finding employment that benefitted the rise of the Third Reich.
Fire Men: Stories from Three Generations of a Firefighting Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A family memoir of three generations of firefighters - grandfather, father and son.
Dont Let Me Cry
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,540. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At Christmas 2009, Tina Jenkinson’s mother lost her fight with Multiple Sclerosis. Just a couple of months later came the first hint that Tina was facing her own deadly illness – breast cancer. Don’t Let Me Cry is her account of the agonising days, weeks and months that followed and how she finally managed to come through them with a positive prognosis.
Travels on the Breadline
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 74,750. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
They found themselves having to deal with torrential rain and furious gales, frequent punctures and mechanical hitches and encounters with eccentrics from both sides of the English Channel, but in the end their tight budget did not stop them having the holiday of a lifetime and collecting some never-to-be-forgotten memories. Travels on the Breadline is Fran’s memoir of happy holidays.
Who is "I"? - A Journey of Malicious Intent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A struggle through abuse, mental illness and addictions; written under a pseudonym and peppered with sketches and poetry… this is my journey.
Free to Be: How I Went From Unhappily Married Conservative Bible Believer to Happily Divorced Atheistic Humanist In One Year and Several Complicated Steps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,630. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
This book is a collection of one woman’s thoughts over the course of one year as her life changed and her freedom evolved, as she worked her way out of religious bondage, as she decided there probably is no God and considered why mankind wants one (or two or three), as she explored her freedoms, her past, her future, her culture and her universe. Spattered with wit, beauty, sadness and sarcasm.
Like It's 1999: Diary of a Teenager in Love with a Teacher
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Adult Children of Substance Abusers
True confessions of a real-life high school student on the cusp of a new millennium. On the eve of the year 2000, Giselle struggles with spirituality, ambiguous friendships, a family dealing with the aftermath of substance abuse and deepening feelings of attraction toward her English teacher, a married man more than twice her age. LIKE IT’S 1999 is the diary of a teenager in love with her teacher.
Mended: Thoughts on Fear, Love, and Leaps of Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of inspirational essays about anxiety, depression, faith, and God.
Tallulah Tumour - Friend or Foe?
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fiona Goldsby has emerged triumphant from the terrifying experience of suffering a serious brain tumour. She found very little written material was available to help her in her battle, so she has written Tallulah Tumour, Friend or Foe? to help others dealing with a similar diagnosis. It is intended to provide information about what the patient may expect, with tips to deal with the side effects.