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Don't Ask Me To Believe
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Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
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!'
She's No Turnip
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,490. Language: Australian English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Blue Wings. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
A Thousand Sparks of Light
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Mark Johnson. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
The Tail on my Mother's Kite
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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 Bipolar Backpack
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / bipolar disorder
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.
Raven's Flight
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: 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
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: 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.
The Prince of Gypsies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
True-blooded Romany Gypsy Tony Marshall tells the story of his family, going back as far as the legendary ‘King of the Gypsies' Billy Marshall in the 18th century. He describes his father's escapades as the family moved from England to the US to Australia and back and his own similar journeys.
Avec Toute Ma Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
En 1966, une petite fille âgée de trois ans entreprend le voyage de son orphelinat au Pakistan pour la famille d’un diplomate aux Pays Bas. C’est le récit rafraichissant et sincère d’une militante, auteure et conférencière, Gabriella van Rij.
Another Fool's Paradise
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,470. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....
Girl with the Crooked Smile - Stuck in a Moment
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A riveting tale of courage, faith, hope, and survival, Girl with the Crooked Smile takes readers on an intense and moving journey that begins in Panama when a pregnant American mother of three is diagnosed with a massive brain tumor. Revealing what it really takes to weather life's storms, this inspiring page-turner will leave you with a fresh new optic as you tackle your own life challenges.
Committed
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A unique and ambitious contribution to the annals of the memoir genre. It tells the story of a Washington, D.C. journalist-turned-lobbyist who disguises his bipolar disorder as well as his estrangement from his parents and heads out on a five-week cross-country U.S. road trip.
The Wayfarers: Journeying through a Century of Change
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Virginia Ames was born in the Deep South at the dawn of the twentieth century. In her hundredth year, Ames takes us back to the 1970 cross-country sojourn wherein she and daughter Mary poignantly and critically looked at a century of sociability and social change—including race relations, revolutionary politics, the auto, space exploration, and flight.
Fond Memories of Bygone Days (Or How I Learned to Slow Dance)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Fond memories of what days? The days when we were young and full of confidence that, come what may, things would always go our way. The late Fifties and the Sixties were simpler days--a time when even getting into mischief could be delightfully amusing. This book shares the adventures of a boy who grew up in a small college town in the American South during that period and thoroughly enjoyed it.
A Broken Boy On The Broken Road
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Price: Free! Words: 89,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story is set in Canada and winds its way from the nation's capital city, Ottawa, to towns and cities from British Columbia to Quebec. A young male child is born into a world that is dark with hidden secrets of incest and abuse. This story traces that young child's story until he finally breaks free in order to begin a new life in a new place to call home.
Be a Man: How I Spent One Year Drinking, Shaving, Farming, and Fathering My Way Toward Masculinity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Peter Andre wed the love of his life, he assumed he would cross two thresholds at once: marriage and manhood. But months after he exchanged vows, Peter is the same passive-aggressive man-child he has always been. In an effort to become a rugged, rustic, capital-M Man, Peter decides to complete a different manly activity every week for an entire year.
Whatever Happened to Patient 2410
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
At age 15, Minda Lazarov became Patient 2410 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when diagnosed with Hodgkin's - a disease of the lymph nodes. The "C word" was never spoken that day in 1970. The fact that Minda survived into her 50's is remarkable in itself, but what makes her story so compelling is the intelligence of her writing, the humor of her humanity, and the resilience of her spirit.