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A Life in the City
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
An Ugly Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.
Bleachers In the Bedroom: the Swampoodle Irish and Connie Mack
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Like Woody Allen’s Radio Days and Jean Shepherd’s Christmas Story, the author takes us on a nostalgic and humorous trip back to his childhood home. His is in a Philadelphia neighborhood, across the street from Shibe Park, where Connie Mack’s A’s are challenging the Yankee dynasty of Ruth and Gehrig.
From Kansas to Kalimantan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Evangelism
This book is an amazing description of a journey from the humble beginnings in Kansas to one of the most strategic international missionary impacts that I have personally witnessed. Arny and Wanda Humble truly embodied the incarnation of Christ as they became Indonesian. I have watched them in action with national Indonesian leaders and have seen the enormous respect as those leaders look to Arny.
Dragons and Butterflies 2: War With Her Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
#2 in the Jean Ridgeway series from Marie Jensen. Jean's battle with her abuser becomes a war, & there can only be 1 winner. But in adolescence, she must also face family, boyfriend & school issues, deceit, jealousy, heartbreak & tragedy. In the end, her physical and mental well-being are threatened, as her visions of the future become as heart-wrenching as her experiences of the past & present.
TURNS: A Collection of Memoir Chapbooks
Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Telling Our Stories Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
A volume of short memoir chapbooks comprised of compelling narratives. The following authors and titles are featured: Deep Blue: Poems of a Navy Life by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot; My Life in Shoes by Pamela L. Laskin; The Enigma by Gerri Luce; Scenes from My Life on Hemlock Street: A Brooklyn Memoir by Arlene L. Mandell; Learning from Lady Chatterley by Gloria Nixon-John; My Two Years in Priest Corp
Bad taste, poor judgement and a complete inability to act responsibly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The modern World is undoubtedly a young man's oyster, with freedom and opportunities like never before. Follow the real life travels, travails and, most of all, the wonderfully entertaining misadventures of an ordinary young man with a taste for beer and a tidy piece of skirt, against whom the good things in life conspire to prevent him from growing up and acting responsibly.
The Fathers We Find
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“Charles Ries' novel The Father's We Find reminds me of Frank McCourt's (Angela's Ashes, "Tis, Teacher Man) memoirs with their keen attention to character and strong voice. Ries' characters' voices are ring loud and clear, I can hear them calling, long after putting the book down." ---- Karla Huston Winner of The Main Street Rag 2003 Chapbook Contest
A Luminous Future
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 20 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Djinxed
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 106,760. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Adventurous family living in Indonesia in the 1970s
Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of my Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,400. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Everyone has a soundtrack to their life. But how many people get to talk to the artists who make up their soundtrack? “Dancing in My Underwear: The Soundtrack of My Life” is just such a story.
Remember Me?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
‘Where is John? Did he intend to desert her?’ These questions haunt Mary as the date for her husband’s return from Australia passes without any contact. Supported by her faith, her family, friends and colleagues, she is able slowly, painfully, to move on. This candidly recounted, moving story will resonate in the lives of readers, inspiring many to move beyond their own dire circumstances
What the Hell Was Grampa Thinkin'?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"What the Hell Was Grampa Thinkin'?" includes over 160 short stories, wherein the author makes fun of his 70+ years of life, by injecting humor into his real-life shenanigans. He’s not disclosed these tales before now, because he had no sane reason to do so, maybe now he’s insane.
Do Chickens Have Hangovers?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 125,250. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Art
A story for children that adults will enjoy, recounting the experiences of a time that most people alive today will not remember unless they have paid close attention to their grandparents and older relatives. Full of anecdotes and humor that bring alive the era before, during, and after the Great Depression leading up to modern times.
The Sound of Water
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,330. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A journal of two years lived vividly and deeply in a tiny fishing village - the seasons, birds, flowers, storms, the inner journey of mind and soul. I dip into the past - living in Hong Kong, Malaya, Belsen in post-war Germany - sleeping at haunted Waterloo... I reflect on books, food, family, gardens, events and intriguing people - Princess Diana, Larry Adler, Churchill and others.
An American Odyssey
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,410. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Beginning with the story of his ancestor who emigrated from Europe and fought in the American Revolution and taking us through his own service in World War Two and his career afterwards, Kenneth Weaver depicts a truly American odyssey.
My Dad Is A Freak
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Over the years, Tom Bell has ignored his nephews,cursed crying infants, and never touched someone else's poo. Now, at age 50, with two toddlers and an infant, he wracks his brain daily for any useless skills accumulated from a half-century of single-life. "MY DAD IS A FREAK” is the conclusion that each of his children will inevitably arrive at,in their own good time, despite his best efforts.
So...This Is Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
So…This is Grace Short description/smashword so…this is grace is a true story of a woman named grace. it follows her through the school years into adult life. she lived through some difficult times developing a strong character of integrity and survival. She came to recognize God’s unending love and care in her life.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
How Much More?
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012 by Truth House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
In 2001 a family murder was committed that shocked the neighbourhood to the core. Newspapers followed events and the ensuing court cases closely, but these reports covered merely the superficial facts. Here for the first time is Penny’s story. There were times when she asked, “How much further, how much more can I take?” until she was able to see the panoramic of the Lord's bigger picture.