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Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One
By Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: 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.
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two
By Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: 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.
Fire Sail – Part 1 - A Miraculous Attainment of a Family’s Dream
By Roger A. Marin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
Kill Daddy
By Gerald Freeman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Trauma from the past becomes a part of who you are. It weighs down on the present, suffocating life and preventing you from healing and moving on. If you continue to carry this baggage around long enough, you will eventually become who you are not. Believe in the essential goodness of your true self, however, and you'll accept the past, but let go of the burden, and finally become the real you.
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
By Amalia Camateros
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
What's Wrong With You! (What You, Your Children, and Our Students Need To Know About My 15 Year Imprisonment From Age 20 to 35)
By Omar Yamini
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,170. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
“….prison is not the trembling, “What’s that noise; somebody’s going to hurt me” fear. It’s the fear of being kept, treated, and controlled like an animal. It’s the fear of losing your human dignity.” It is a must that young people understand this. It must register in their minds that in prison are men in their 50's still serving time for something stupid that they were convicted of as teens.
Grace's Daughter
By Michelle Lynne Kosilek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Behind The Eye Shadow
By Brigitte Kobenan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
At a Stroke A new direction: new horizons
By Gary George
Price: $9.58 USD. Words: 62,360. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An inspirational personal account of a 35yr old man's rehabilitative journey following Stroke
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story
By Eleanor Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In a memoir that has been called "heartbreaking and heart-healing," Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "A moving saga." Midwest Book Review
58 Feet: The Second That Changed Our Lives
By Mark Glaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mark and Robyn Glaser’s lives were unexpectedly turned on their heads when, in 2010, they were involved in a serious motorcycle accident. After suffering terrible head and spinal injuries, the prospects for Mark ever living a normal life again seemed bleak. The story of his recovery and return to normality is an amazing tale of resilience, perseverance, and the power of family.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness
By David B. Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
By Tony Rocco
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
By Mike & Vicki Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
When Goodbye Begins: Sharing Life With Dementia
By Dorothy Webb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,980. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by MetaPlume. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
John and I had been married a little over ten years when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. To the observer, life is unchanged, but not so for the carer. Having come through this period, observed others, and talked to many, I believe there is a vital need to acknowledge the mental and emotional trauma that is experienced by the carer during those early days.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat?
By Kathleen McLaughlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
Mended: Thoughts on Fear, Love, and Leaps of Faith
By Anna White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
A collection of inspirational essays about anxiety, depression, faith, and God.
Footbridge
By Roger Russell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of one man’s walk around South Africa undertaken in 1999 in support of the South African Police Services; a first-hand account of the state of Police Service stations and the mind-set of a country. This is an intimate picture of the South African public, the remnants of Apartheid and the streets of SA like few you will ever read…
Along Came A Horse
By Johanna Bouwman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Just when you think you are reading about the life of someone else you realize it is, in actual fact, all about you.
Something Furry Underfoot
By Amy L Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.5 star(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.