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Helen: A Psychic Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a memoir of Helen Gilman, a long time resident of Boulder, Colorado. She was more than 90 years old when she died. She was deaf for most of her life and worked as a psychic reading the tea leaves of thousands of residents during the many years of her practice. This book contains many remarkable stories telling of Helen's uncanny ability to see things invisible to others.
Who Decides? A Journey out of the Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
A young child faces the unknown. The tragic death of her mother from Tuberculosis. The uncertainty of the war years. The hateful treatment of her sadistic stepmother not only to herself but to her father and her two sisters. Yet still giving her the strength to grow into a capable person, with great hopes for the future.
Abseiling Spiders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine a man who's outlook on life is similar to Don Quixote, who's approach to life is similar to Spike Milligan's and who's drinking habits mirror those of the late and much loved George Best. If he could speak French he would probably say Non,je ne regrette rien. Fall about funny, belly laughs by the bucket load.
The Halo of the Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Carl Aron. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Halo of the Jungle is the true story of the Aron family's forced emigration from Nazi Germany to Ecuador in 1939, and the 10 years they lived on their farm homestead in the eastern rainforest.
1965 - The Diary of Osric Martext
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Editor's note: Osric Martext was born in Miami in 1949. He was taken to South Carolina in 1953 when his family moved there, settling in a large house built before the Revolution, Dirleton Plantation, in the crossroads town of Stateburg, which lies between Columbia and Sumter, just south of the Wateree Swamp. This is his story.
Grandpa Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
Keep Swinging: A 75 Year Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diverse, often humorous stories and anecdotes tracing the author’s ancestors and then spanning 75 years from the Great Depression to the fall of 2012.
Caddy Daze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Caddy Daze is the story of the summers Jim and his high school friends spent toting golf bags at a country club in Westchester, N.Y. The offbeat denizens of the caddy yard are lovingly presented, presided over by a caddy master whose formal education ended in the 6th grade -- but who holds dual degrees from the schools of hard-knocks and street smarts.
Crazy: My Seven Years at Bruno Bettelheim's Orthogenic School
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author resided at the Orthogenic School for seven years and shares her most personal experiences there. The world-renowned Bruno Bettelheim was the director, and she shows him for the tyrant he was, bullying the children both mentally and physically and telling them they were crazy when they clearly were not.
All That Can Be Shaken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"All That Can Be Shaken" is a moving true story of a family's struggle with a tragedy that shakes their lives and their faith. Essie and Stephen's idyllic life is torn apart when Stephen is stricken with a deep depression. Although the book's language is clean, some circumstances and events are for the adult reader.
Madame Pedamamaki
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
The Shiny Red Honda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up in rural County Waterford in the 1950/60's with my beautiful red Honda. The Mass path, crossroad dancing, travelling shows, being an Altar Boy, memories of an age of innocence. It is also about dreams and aspirations; a young man's entry into the world of work, and his brief flirtation with the music business. A story told as it was - warts and all
Memoir from the Flash
Price: Free! Words: 126,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is about the author’s early years of growing up in a dysfunctional family with a spoiled, underachieving father and an insecure mother who lost both parents to suicides at different times and suffered from an intense fear of thunderstorms. Yet through it all he managed to rise above it all to turn out fairly normal.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 4): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
The Emily Updates (Vol. 2)): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia. What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Walking and Wondering: Living Under the Sign of the Cross in the Shadow of the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
One man's quest to be reunited with his family during years of persecution, exile and jailings.
The Mighty Cobra & The Pink Rabbit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Yoga
Get the inside scoop on what it really takes to survive Bikram's Hot Yoga teacher training. The author, a former trading desk worker, roars loudly in her entertaining illustrated memoir of a pear-shaped type-A gal struggling to reclaim her self image in the hottest place on earth: yoga teacher boot camp.
Mumma, Can You Hear Me?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
This fascinating autobiography introduces a woman who was born into poverty in Auburn, Maine, and who followed her faith—-and her teenage husband—-into mission work in Brazil. Though often sorely tested, Betty’s faith and remarkable sense of humor remained strong through a fascinating life spent helping children and raising two families of her own. This edition includes Betty's poetry as well.
Memoirs of a Johnny's Fanboy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Boysterous Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(3.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's exciting, adventurous, and sometimes scary journey into the world of Japanese teen idols, told with the same spirit, humour, and blunt honesty that earned him devoted fans and enemies alike as a blogger and fanboy.