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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.
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.
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.
The Blue Suit - (A 9/11 Memoir) by Michaela DiBernardo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This true story/memoir of a young, working mother in New York's financial district relates her experience as she becomes an eyewitness to perhaps the most tragic day in the City's history. Told in the third person, "The Blue Suit" provides a personal perspective of a collective experience, as well as a brief oral history of the weeks and months following, and the indelible mark left behind.
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
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.
Histoire de l’Erudit by Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 15,250. Language: French. Published: June 13, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Table des matiérs -Le grand saint -L’histoire du brave garson et la fée -Un épisode d’une enfance de noblesse -La vir ilité d’un enfant -L’aventure du petit cavalier -une bonne leçon au marchand de fruits et de légumes -Bénies soient tes mains, lionceau du quartier -l’ Arene de combat -le garçon courageux et sa réaction pratique à l’égard de son oncle maternel -le jeune Amine et Nuit de l’Al-Qadr
Transition: A Journey in Laos by Sanva Saephan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The year was 1994. Somewhere in Bokeo, a tiny province in Laos, a seven-year old Sanva and his family were about to start building their new lives after being stateless for years. When the opportunity came for Sanva to continue his education in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, he found himself faced with one of his most difficult decisions yet: to obey his father and stay on in Bokeo or defy him.
Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Are We Normal? “Funny, True Stories From an Everyday Family” by Christina Scalise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
“Life is way too short,” says Christina Scalise, “so try to enjoy every minute of it with a sense of humor!” Scalise’s book, “Are We Normal?” started as a journal of their family’s funny and challenging moments, meant for her own kids to enjoy. Then she decided to share the stories with the world. If others can’t relate to them, she says, “I hope readers at least get a good laugh out of them.”
The Kiss of the Sun by Rita Clements Lee
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir takes place during 2012/13. The deliberate choice of sunny days, which accentuate the beauties of nature, combine with the intrusions of modern life to create a heady mix of observations around the Author's own little patch of paradise amid the rolling out of the seasons.
Coup D’état Oman by Ray Kane
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.
Jam on the Ceiling by J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » North America
As a newspaper columnist of many years, Wes talked about writing a book but didn't realize he'd already written one until his sons went through more than 700 of his columns and compiled the best into Jam On The Ceiling. In this book, Wes talks about Oregon history and politics, the changing times and technology, traveling, hiking, and building a log cabin with his son William L. Sullivan.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2 by Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
The Life and Times of a 'Gotcha' by James Linnane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 1, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the 80s and 90s, when this book is set, a Gotcha was Dublin slang for a security guard. This book is based on actual events but "how much is true and how much actually happened? You wouldn’t believe me if I told you." Amid the boredom of a mind numbing job, sometimes emerged a madness and events which you really could not invent; you really just had to be there.
My Mind Is An Open Mouth: A Life Behind the Mic by Carolyn V. Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With his outlandish, machine-gun rapid-fire humor, Cork Proctor has been knockin' 'em dead for sixty years. . . literally. From his first attempt at stand-up comedy as a gravedigger entertaining his co-worker to lounges and showrooms around the world--on land and sea--this left-handed, dyslexic, two-time high school dropout has not only seen it all, he tells it all.
How My Ordinary Became Extraordinary by Teri Benson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I thought I needed some excitement in my life. Rushing to the hospital for eighteen hours of open-heart surgery wasn’t what I had in mind. This is the true story of my recovery from an aortic dissection and the people and mindsets that pulled me through it. Whether you are standing atop your personal mountain or still scaling the cliffs, this book is for you.
Memoirs of Insanity by Jason Green
Series: Insanity, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Memoirs of insanity covers the journey a man takes and all the events and darkness that was to build.