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THE DUNES OF PILGRIM LAKE - One Woman's Search for Family by heather dune macadam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Natl Book Award Nominated author brings out her memoir about one woman's struggle to find her family. Told from 3 different points of view and framed by the creation and deconstruction of a painting, this story within a story tells each family member's individual story until they finally come together on canvas, in a work of art that can only be defined as family. See paintings on my website
I'm Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to Say No to Motherhood by Lisa Manterfield
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 67,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This award-winning memoir traces Manterfield’s descent from rational 21st century woman to desperate mama-wannabe. She examines the siren song of motherhood and the truth about being childless in a mom-centric society. This is a story about love, desire, and choices; it is the story of a woman who escapes her addiction, not with a baby, but with her sanity, marriage and sense-of-self intact.
Beamish Boy (I Am Not My Story): A Memoir of Recovery & Awakening by Albert Flynn DeSilver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 9 reviews)
“. . .A beautifully written memoir. . .poignant and inspirational. . ." —Kirkus . . .a fascinating, poetic memoir. . .” —ForeWord Reviews “A compelling story of a boy's climb out of pain and into poetry” —Adair Lara, San Francisco Chronicle, former columnist and author of "Naked, Drunk, & Writing" "an extraordinary story of second chances" —Marci Shimoff, New York Times Bestselling Auth
Yoga and the dance of life by Nils Horn
Price: Free! Words: 30,200. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
1 First Great Love 2 Nils and Evelyn 3 Nils, the University Student 4 Rock and Roll 5 Exams 6 Lawyer 7 Angelika, the Vacation-Flirt 8 Liselotte with the Man-problems 9 Yogi Nils 10 Petra, the Artist 11 Sitting, Walking, and Cognitive Work 12 The Organic Woman 13 Yoga Teacher 14 The Sex Goddess 15 Master Yoga 16 The Yoga Woman 17 Dissolving the Relationship-Addiction 18 Interview of a Psychology
The Second of Three by Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
A Bright Light Over My Bus by Jennifer White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Do you wonder what it’s like to be haunted by things you can’t see? To be terrorized by your own toys? To have no one believe you, not even the people who claim to make it their business to listen? Jennifer White knows. This living book is the personal, true experience of an alien abductee who didn’t even know she was an abductee – until a researcher made her mad.
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943) by David Vernon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.
Sex, Drugs and Techno: A journey to the brink - and beyond by Paul Eldridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
As a DJ, the club/party scene showed Paul a world he thought only the rich and famous could taste. But that seductive, drug-induced scene took him to the very edge. Visiting the mystical island of Bali he found a tribal community, offering Paul a way. Severing the lifestyle he loved and cherished was only the beginning; severing the pain of the past was a journey to the brink – and beyond.
A Story Almost Told by Rick Karlsruher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture(4.91 from 33 reviews)
Everyone's life is a story. Mine became more of one than I ever imagined possible. All I wanted to do was get my movie made. How did I know this dream would take me across three continents? How could I know I'd become part of an IRS sting? I never expected a baby-faced conman would destroy my life nor did I expect to see aparthied in South Africa or be arrested in New Orleans and much more.
Floating Point by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One by Dave Case
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
From the Somme to “Sydney’s Little Chicago" by Neil Landers
Price: Free! Words: 67,150. Language: Australian English. Published: June 26, 2014 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lancashire-born George at 17 leaves his girlfriend Olive in Sydney for Gallipoli. In 1916 he is caught by a shell at the Somme. He becomes an accountant at a village near Sydney that grows into a centre of industry. During a local power struggle after World War II George backs one side and Olive the other. The struggle leads to national headlines about 'Sydney's Little Chicago'.
What God Desires: The Story of the Center for Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief by Wendell E. Mettey
Price: Free! Words: 30,770. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Reverend Wendell E. Mettey chronicles his ongoing journey of faith, determination and vision in his sequel biography What God Desires. In What God Desires: The Story of the Center for Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief, Reverend Mettey shares a candid account of the struggles and successes the ministry experienced through a ten-year span.
Paddle Beads by O. Ross McIntyre
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010 by Graybooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
Ross McIntyre and his wife Jean spent 40 years together paddling the great wilderness rivers of North America. Paddle Beads is Ross’s inspirational and moving memoir of those trips and the resultant lifetime journey they took together.
Full Time & Sub-Nine: Fitting Iron Distance Training into Everyday Life by David Glover
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Whether you’re training to finish a triathlon or just looking for an inspirational story, Full Time & Sub-Nine - written by triathlete, Naval Academy graduate, submarine officer, Eagle Scout and cancer survivor David Glover - will help you find the balance and inspiration in your own life with endurance sports or with any other passion you might have.
Coming Together by Sky TwoRivers
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 132,410. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Coming together is a memoire of my healing journey, filled with my stories and life lessons. Join me as I lead you through my personal spiritual journey to an honest healing of my heart; through my decent into abandonment, abuse, death, drugs and deep sadness, followed by my ascension into healing. I grow with the evolution of my true story, and as it comes together, we come together.
The Dogtown Chronicles: Our Life and Times with Sheep, Goats, Llamas, and Other Creatures by Doris Ober
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A middle-aged couple of escaped New Yorkers become shepherds in the rural outpost of West Marin, California, and learn much about life—and about death—from the experience. The Dogtown Chronicles is a memoir, a love story, and true animal tales featuring two Scottish Highland steer, Jacob sheep, San Clemente Island goats, llamas, a horse, and a dog; with cameo appearances by many other animals.
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief by Chris Dolley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
Letters from an Expatriate in Europe by Rabindranath Tagore
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2012 by A. Datta. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tagore wrote these letters nearly three decades before becoming the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. They give an in-depth view of Victorian England through the eyes of an Indian and a Bengali. The author drew flak from his own critics for his dissections of the Anglo-Bengali and English psyches. His words are as relevant and enjoyable now as they were then …
My Story by Les Shipp
Price: Free! Words: 101,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
This is my life story beginning from 1920 before I was born to the present 2014. Growing up in isolation as a child, battles to become integrated into ordinary society.