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Are Not My People Worthy - the Story of Matthew 25: Ministries by Wendell E. Mettey
Price: Free! Words: 36,390. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In a world filled with terror and strife, we seek validation that we can make a difference. Wendell Mettey proves that when ordinary people do extraordinary things, it is possible to change the world. This book chronicles the growth of his organization, Matthew 25: Ministries, from a small suitcase ministry to an international humanitarian relief organization helping the poor worldwide.
Letters From A Bipolar Mother by Alyssa Reyans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
In "Letters From A Bipolar Mother", Alyssa Reyans tells the story she's never been able to tell her children: of how she lost them in a battle with her own mental illness. she shares with them - and the world - what the mind of a woman suffering bipolar depression looks like, how the darkness she battled on a daily basis almost won, and how, years later, she found the courage to claw her way out o
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery by Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
Deployment Kosovo by Shawn Hendricks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1999, Serbia attacked Kosovo with genocide its goal. KFOR (Kosovo FORce - coalition NATO peacekeepers) had brought peace before I deployed there with the US Army. I spent my free time exploring.
the American Dream the CHASE FROM THE GHETTO by hassan allah
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 106,540. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story is the same for thousands of americans all over the country. Those who aspire to bigger and better.
Behind The Gates With The 1% by Mike Penney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this (slightly) satirical memoir, a worker bee of the 99% finds himself employed amidst the elite rich and happy 1% for years at a World Class Resort in Hawaii. Over time, he becomes convinced that by studious thought and meditation on the moneyed and magnificent 1% he can unravel their secrets, and it might be possible to become one of the de facto 1% – without the money!
The Uncommon Herd by Ian Platt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
Horizon Fever - Explorer A E Filby's own account of his extraordinary expedition through Africa, 1931 - 1935 by AE Filby
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 70,310. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012 by Ant Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Proclaimed "the World's most travelled motorist", my Uncle Archie undertook some breathtaking expeditions, including this 37,000 mile journey from London to Cape Town and back. Encountering pygmies, big game, missionaries and much more, this is an honest, colourful, often shocking account.
A Road Less Travelled - A memoir of a privileged life by Robin Knight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers(4.00 from 1 review)
Robin Knight reported around the world for American newsmagazines and corporate publications for 40 years. He began covering international events in 1968 when he joined US News & World Report and soon after found himself in Northern Ireland as the civil rights movement began. Over the next 28 years, working for this prestigious American weekly publication, he reported from 50 countries in Europe.
Faking It In France by Karen Bates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Living semi bankrupt in France wasn't the dream I'd fantasied about. Homesick and disillusioned, I knew something had to change, but what?
Feeding a Monster by Veronica Loving
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based on a true story, a healing and inspirational true story about a woman, her daughter and their family torn apart by the monsters they attracted and allowed to grow within them. These two women share their painfully honest version of events that transformed their lives, but not before hitting their individual rock bottoms.
Courage Born of Faith by Edward Boersma
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Pastis Enterprises. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Courage Born of Faith" is a radically comprehensive story of a Dutch family which survived the NAZI yoke during the occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. Hiding and feeding Jews was the right thing to do, but HARD, since survival was never guaranteed for the one offering aid or the Jew. The author, Edward Boersma, did a compelling job of telling this compelling story.
Time To Write: 2012 short story prize by Yarra Bend Press
Price: Free! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
To celebrate NMIT’s centenary, the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing launched its inaugural Time To Write short story competition offering writers a chance to be published by NMIT’s Yarra Bend Press. In keeping with the centenary, the theme was TIME and we looked for 600 to 1000 word submissions from writers. Winners and selected shortlisted works have been published in this anthology.
Here and Away: Discovering Home on an Island in Maine by Deborah Cummins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After years of being drawn to northeast Maine from her native Midwest, Deborah Cummins traveled to Deer Isle, an island in eastern Penobscot Bay. In this gathering of essays and lyrical meditations that span several years Cummins invites readers to join in her journey of discovery, an eloquent exploration of the meaning of home and the differences between being from someplace and of a place.
One Army Wife's Tale by Jenn Carpenter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One Army Wife's Tale is a no-holds-barred look into the life of one of our nation's heroes, as seen through the eyes of the wife he left behind when he deployed to Iraq. Told through the daily excerpts of the highly popular blog that gave birth to the memoir, Jenn takes you through the highs and lows of Army life; from day one of her husband's deployment to the tragic twist no one saw coming.
A Nourishing Life by Dorothy Riddle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Katharine (Kittu) Parker Riddle's captivating account of her extraordinary life journey to nourish the world. Raised in northern India, her ability to love humanity shines through as she traces her work to empower women through nutrition education in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, as well as the U.S., despite the emotional dramas of her physical health.
Life Rolls On; The journey from an AB to a BA by tony baker
Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
A biography about a person who suffered severe spinal injury and over came adversity by outdoor activitys, sports coaching and gaining a degree
I Survived by John W Ryan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Get on board for a nail-biting ride. While you were sleeping in the 70s and 80s, when few men of integrity stood tall in Australia’s criminal justice system, John Wayne Ryan – a real life “Lethal Weapon” with a hatred of crime and corruption – was driven to take risks few would ever contemplate in a lifetime. This is the first in a series of books by John W Ryan which will become essential readi
Tales of The Mother Load by Lori-Anne Poirier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Welcome to motherhood; the most blessed, hilarious, frustrating, daunting and rewarding of adventures. Author Lori-Anne Poirier shares some of her most cherished anecdotes and prized epiphanies as a mom. It’s a book about laughter, forgiveness, sacrifice, living deliberately and just getting through the day. It’s life, it’s love. It’s Tales of The Mother Load.