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Becoming Mrs. Rogers: Learning to Live the Fragile X Way
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Becoming Mrs. Rogers is the true and heart-felt story of one couple's journey into acceptance following a devastating genetic diagnosis for both of their sons. Their story, its highs and lows entwined with its wisdom and compassion, has become a beacon of hope for thousands of families struggling with fragile X and other autism spectrum disorders.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.
Unsettling Life - What did I do wrong?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,500. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So, I have this thing called Bipolar Affective Disorder, (BAD!!!), it is an illness which prevents me from settling down. I have moved home over 100 times, so far. Unsettling Life is the story of those moves and the adventures that came with them. When you read it, you will discover that living with bipolar can be frequently funny, sometimes sad and often oddball, but never, ever, dull.
In The Wake of Lies
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 110,790. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The compelling true story, chronicling the life of renowned psychic Carrie Shubert. A rebellious teen growing up in the hippie music scene, Carrie decides to escape the drug and sex-crazed music culture to settle down and live a 'normal life' with a seemingly ordinary salesman.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
Tending The Fire: Through War and The Path of Meditation
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tending the Fire is the gripping, enlightening, and very human story of Ralph Steele's transformative journey through war and meditation to a sense of wholeness, responsibilities, peace and compassion.
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by SturdyGrace Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Reverend Dave became Daffy Dave, but it wasn't easy. Years of struggle and lots of hard work lay between the two. Dave wasn't able to do it alone, but he didn't have to, and neither do you. Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown is the story one man's journey from despair to contentment, and is a road map for anyone else trying to do the same.
Please God, Which Side is Up?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Please God, Which Side is Up?" is the memoir of an ordinary family man, who relates here snatches of his life from his invalid childhood in Scotland to training as a commando in the Royal Marines, to working as a journalist in Africa in the unsophisticated ‘50s and '60s; and latterly as a public relations specialist in South Africa.
Amerika? America! - From Immigration to Espionage
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Series: Krutein Memoirs, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Vol.3 of the remarkable autobiographical memoirs of Eva Krutein finds the family moving to California - in the 1960s! - with five teenagers! Suddenly Eva's narrative is interrupted by her husband, Manfred. His secret diary is quoted at length, revealing how his "ocean mining" job for Howard Hughes is really a secret spy project to raise a lost Soviet submarine from the floor of the Pacific.
A Cautious Descent Into Respectability: The Collected Essays
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Series: The Descent, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Essay » Author profile
This is the story of how I came to accept who I am. This is a story of fear, hate, depression, and hope. There will be tears and there will be pain, I lay my soul bare and tell the truth no matter how bad it makes me look. This story is a therapy session. This story is my truth, and I make no apology.
Through the Back Porch Door
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
JR Eason is a third generation farm woman. Eason invites you to walk with her Through the Back Porch Door of a farm house set during post-war years on an Idaho homestead. Picking potato's provided time to dream, and it took guts and grit through all the years, but at age 42, Eason had fulfilled her dream as a self-taught professional artist.
Getting Away With Murder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,450. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Darren Rainey was murdered. Darren Rainey's soul is not at rest. His presence on the front cover is a grim reminder there is much to do in the area of prison reform and the treatment of the mentally ill. He died horrifically at the hands of sadistic guards in the psychiatric ward at the Dade Correctional Institution located in Florida City, Florida.
Where Eagles Soar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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A heartless act by her father, leaves Lily brokenhearted and strips away any thread of hope that one day he might love her. She vows to never forgive him and turns to the powerful bond of love she shares with her sweet-spirited mother and her many sisters. Together they share the adventure, beauty and heartache of their wilderness life.
My Rehab Diary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dive into the diary of my 12 week stay in an addiction treatment centre, written at the time and in full graphic detail.
Dreaming Bears
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreaming Bears is the true story of the rare friendship that develops between a young medical student with deep roots in the South and an elderly Indian couple in the wilds of northeast Alaska. In 1961, Mike Holloway, his brother Ted, and a college friend set our from South Carolina to spend the summer hiking in Arctic Alaska, intending to live off the land.
Me: A Rewrite
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
See You Further Down the Road
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dorothea and Nancy are two best friends of thirty years: bellydancers, psychic readers, observers of the mystical in the mundane. In their lives and in dance, spontaneity often creates magic! Follow these amazing ladies to find the magic of fun and adventure in their wild, wonderful journeys through life and the American bellydance culture.
Ever Faithful to His Lead; My Journey Away From Emotional Abuse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Open Books Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How does a young woman from a stable, loving family make so many poor choices when it comes to love? Kathy must face her self-defeating patterns before she and her children become a statistic. The lives of her two children depend upon the choices she makes. Join Kathy on her roller-coaster ride of self-discovery, from shame and guilt to inner strength in her tears to triumph story.
27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
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Price: $7.76 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Despite quadruple heart bypass surgery, hospitalisation due to a complete mental breakdown after losing his younger son to chronic diabetes, and being plagued by self-doubt at having to walk 25 kilometres per day for an entire month, 64 year-old Australian author Michael Thornton sets out to trek the iconic 800km Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage across northern Spain.
Tales of a Mountain Misfit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by EWH Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales of a Mountain Misfit, written by born storyteller Jerry Newton, is a poignantly honest memoir of a life fully and uniquely lived. In addition to the many engagingly told life tales that will both move and amaze you, it documents in a highly personal way numerous defining events, places and lifestyle transformations in 20th century American culture.