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Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
By Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
An Ordinary Man In An Ordinary World
By Martin McGregor
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
I have seen more in 41 years of life than some people would see in many lifetimes. I have lived and loved hurt and suffered. My father was an alcoholic, but I never stopped loving him. This is the story of a messed up childhood, and Micheal Jackson thought he had it bad? No chance. I witnessed, death, rape torture, fighting, hatred and suffered at the hands of bullies. This is my true story
A Promise Fulfilled
By C J Rock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A PROMISE FULFILLED is a story about CJ Rock's adopted daughter from Korea and her struggle for normalcy.
My Operation
By Ernest Winchester
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.25 star(4.22 from 9 reviews)
Some thoughts while facing surgery.
The Autobiography of our Beloved
By Jamie Brown
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this book you'll follow the life of Inez Faultner Proffitt Hanes spanning from 1910 - 2001. This touching and honest look back on her life, spanning over 90 years, was written in her own hand and published in limited edition by her family.
Not Like My Mother - Becoming a sane parent after growing up in a CRAZY family.
By Irene Tomkinson
Price: Free! Words: 39,540. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“This is a “how to” manual that reads like a smart funny novel. Get ready for a wisdom ride.” - Nancy Slonim Aronie – Author of WRITING FROM THE HEART/ NPR commentator Have you ever said I am not going to do to my kids what my parents did to me? Being the parent you always wanted is not necessarily the parent your kids need. Become the parent your kids need and heal your history.
Her Candle Burns at Both Ends
By ann costello
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In April of 2008, Deirdre Porter, a twenty-five-year-old Canadian, was teaching in Japan and had just fallen in love when she was suddenly diagnosed with acute leukemia. Her mother, Ann Costello, through moving anecdotes, provides a glimpse into Deirdre’s battle with the disease, all while highlighting Deirdre’s amazing sense of humour, courage and her ability to live for today.
An Ugly Secret
By D.A. Ayers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.
My Dyslexic Journey
By Rosemary J. Peel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
Gift Card Guy
By Gary T. Dinkin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Gift Card Guy reads like the business version of Rocky vs. The Wolf of Wall Street in this new blockbuster book. In his debut book, Gary T. Dinkin, founder of the world's largest closed loop self-hosted gift card software company chronicles his journey about becoming an entrepreneur.
My Life
By CJ Angelella
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is about the life of a blessed and gifted author.
A Wonderful Woman
By Arthur A Perkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
This brief memoir describes aspects of family life during and after the Second World War. It is offered in memory of my mother, Rose, a truly wonderful woman. Nowadays, similar living conditions are often portrayed in TV shows where a family may suffer a month in such poverty. My wonderful mother coped for ten hard years and ensured that her three children survived, and often thrived.
I Saw Them Ride Away
By Harry Arthur Gant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,210. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Castle Knob Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Harry Arthur Gant lived at the intersection of the Old West and the New West. He was a cowboy in Colorado during the 1890s and a silent-film cameraman in Hollywood. He tells his story with a distinctive mix of Old West plain speaking and New West sophistication, with the rough edges left on. This memoir spans two of the most fascinating parts of America's past.
Horses, Critters, and Other Tales of a Cowboy's life
By Brian Gore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
These are the stories of my life... That the statute of limitations have run out on anyway! A number of short stories detailing a few of my 'finer' moments... and a couple... uh... less than fine.! I hope reading them will provide you as much enjoyment as dusting off the memories and putting them down on paper has brought me. I Vow! These are all true... with little need for embellishment!
Hitler's Ear
By Terence Nunn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,520. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
The true story of one of the three-and-a-half million evacuees, mainly children, who were evacuated from British cities and the Blitz at the outbreak of World War 2. A vivid, detailed insight into both the lighter and darker sides of life as a wartime evacuee far from home and family.
Life as ET
By Eileen SammonsTidwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Several short tales of unusual and unexpected events concerning a woman and a horse. Stranger than fiction at times.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
By Elsan Zimmerly
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
The Moratorium of Anya
By Shelley Glasow Schadowsky
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An adoptive family is forced to abandon their eleven-year-old daughter in Ukraine. In a harrowing and true saga of sacrifice and redemption to secure Anya’s citizenship, a mother fights three governments, as guns are leveled.
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam
By G. J. Lau
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
So You want to Live on Sark
By Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
An amusing an poignant true story of a couple's move to the tiny car-free Feudal Island of Sark in the British Channel Islands. Chris and Ken Davies opened a guest house and also ended up with 200 hens, hives of bees, milking goats, two cats the dog Hugo and donkey Pedro. Chris nursed in the community mix of Sarkese and English, and we meet many characters. Delighfully illustrated by the author.