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Nobody's Baby: Memoir of An Unwanted Child by Toni Macante
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Toni Macante was born with a birth defect that resulted in a severely disfiguring left leg. Neglected by her parents, she learned tenacity and resilience that served her well when she faced life on her own while coming of age and coming out as a lesbian in the late forties and early fifties.
English Yarns and Beyond by Gary Troia
Series: The Ray Dennis Series, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,970. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
In this short story collection, Gary Troia shares his adventures, travels and memoirs from his life. Anyone who has ever done building work for brutal wage slavery and wondered if they were going mad, will recognise the life of Ray Dennis, (Troia's alter ego) which evokes a vision of mind-numbing, soul-destroying workplaces and workmates.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up by Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 1 review)
My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
Brass Bands and Rice Pudding by Roy Osborne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,350. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A heartfelt remembrance of times past. Growing up on the East Coast of England before and during the Second World War, it's the story of an evacuation to the country, and the onwards journey through life in a era now forgotten.
The Sophomore Chronicles by Ravenna LaLune
You set the price! Words: 3,550. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Written from the eyes of a sophomore in high school, this short collection of vignettes is definitely young readers can identify with at some point during grade school.
Getting Down to Brass Tacks - My Adventures in the World of Jazz, Rio, and Beyond by Amy Duncan
Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1950's a young teenage piano student is given an LP of a jazz pianist and is struck with a major epiphany while listening to his music: this was what she wanted to do with her life! This riveting autobiography of a woman in the world of jazz takes us on Amy Duncan’s adventures as a struggling musician and writer in Boston and New York to her exotic life in Rio de Janeiro
Lions and Tigers and AIDS! Oh, My! by Craig McLaughlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
Craig McLaughlin has amazing stories to tell--about childhood illness, family dysfunction, exotic animals, HIV, cancer, and parenting. And he tells them all with incredible courage and honesty. The essays in this collection, each designed to be told in fifteen minutes, are templates for his performances, but by assembling them in one place, he has created a memoir full of wisdom and compassion.
Empower! by petitjoli
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Inspiring stories of Breakthrough, Triumph and Discovery Empower is a unique, collaborative book project that features the individual stories of more than twenty dynamic women who stepped out of their comfort zones and moved toward their own divine purpose. If you have a dream in your heart but keep holding yourself back, this book will inspire you toward instant action.
Echoes From An Unexamined Life by Steve Sagarra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Friendship, love, regret, history, reflection...how many lives does it take to save just one? This is the question underlying Echoes From An Unexamined Life, a journey of spiritual humanism concentrated on the existent presence of our mortal lives and the connections we make over a lifetime.
1913-1916. Служба в банках. Санкт-Петербург. Часть I. Адриан Тимофеев. by Adrian Timofeev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: Russian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
На Невском проспекте в Санкт-Петербурге в начале XX века были сосредоточены основные банковских и финансовых учреждений Российской Империи. Невский проспект практически представлял собой российский вариант WALL STREET. Я жил, учился и работал на Невском проспекте в течение 15 лет с 1902 по 1916 год. Мне посчастливилось начинать свою банковскую карьеру в крупнейших российских банках на Невском.
Un viitor luminos by Teodor Flonta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
After a Bleeding Brain “Life Goes On” by Andrew S. Bloom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Andrew Bloom has overcome more obstacles in a few years than most face in a lifetime. As told in his first book, A Bleeding Brain, he suffered three brain aneurisms and risky surgery, leaving him with nerve damage, paralysis, and weakness on his right side. After a Bleeding Brain continues his story, efforts to recover, and insights into how to successfully deal with life-changing disabilities.
Genius of Friendship: T. E. Lawrence by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 15. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
'Genius of Friendship', long out of print, is a memoir by Henry Williamson recounting his friendship with T. E. Lawrence – ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. This was a friendship chiefly through correspondence, and the memoir quotes extensively from Lawrence’s letters to Williamson, which are both literary and personal in content, and make for fascinating reading.
Life In KPO E-industry (लाइफ इन के पी ओ इंडस्ट्री) by Vishal Barge
Price: Free! Words: 39,460. Language: Marathi. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
लाइफ इन के पी ओ इंडस्ट्री मधे कथा आहे एका वीस वर्षाच्या मध्यम वर्गीय युवकाची... त्याचे एका बहुराष्ट्रीय कंपनीतील अनुभव, तेथील वातावरण आणि संस्कृति... अनुभवा आजच्या आधुनिक उद्योग विश्वाला, तेथील तरुणांच्या भावनांना...
Love Unbroken: From Addiction to Redemption by Susan Thesenga
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Love Unbroken is the true story of Pamela, who spends ten years in hell struggling with drug addiction. As told by Pam and her mother Susan, the story reveals a shared path to recovery that is highly unusual, going far beyond conventional treatments for addiction. This is a book of hard-won inspiration and wisdom that reveals a truth deeper than all traumas of the human heart -- love unbroken.
Room for Two: A Memoir by Abel Keogh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
At some point, each of us face devastating afflictions and must eventually cope with loss. Regardless of how it happens, the outcome is still the same - we are left isolated, alone, wondering what we could have done differently, and where we can turn for peace. Abel's search for peace and the miracle that follows is proof that love and hope can endure, despite the struggles that shape our lives.
What Annoys Jeff this Week: 2013 in Review by Jeffrey Tharp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What Annoys Jeff this Week evolved out of a blogger's attempt to post something interesting on what was then the slowest day of the week. After a few appearances, it ended up becoming the blog’s most popular feature and has taken on a life of its own.
Footnote to a Dream by Benny Michel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 185,620. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 23, 2013 by ShalvaPub. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography by Benny Michel chronicles his triumph of becoming one of South Africa's most popular musicians, despite his crippling polio affliction and abuse by his domineering father. It provides unique insights into the music world in South Africa during the "Big Band" era, and records the history of Jewish society in the early days of Johannesburg's history.
Memphis Afternoons by James Conaway
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
A touching, sometimes hilarious memoir of the 1950s when southern propriety was giving way to bourbon, Elvis, and sexual discovery. With rueful wit the author artfully renders a youth of hunting and fishing giving way to brawls, debutante parties, and literary exploration. The story is told against a wistful background of the poignant portrayal of a father struck by Alzheimer's.
Where the Rainbow Fell Down by Lynette Robinson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A raw and deeply moving memoir beginning in mid century New Zealand, Lynette Robinson battles to survive an upbringing profoundly impacted by poverty, family dysfunction and the Catholic Church.