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Easy Hearts by Gary Spetz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A hilarious and poignant tale of three complaisant kids, two stormy parents, one anxious French poodle, and too many U-haul trailers—told against the backdrop of the turbulent early 1960s. Easy Hearts is a childhood memoir colorfully written by American Public Television artist, Gary Spetz.
Man of Many Hats by Elmer Kauk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The youngest of 9 children traces his family’s journey from Catherine the Great’s Russia to life on a farm in Oklahoma and Montana in the 1900s. He journeys to California at 26 with his wife and 3 small children to work in construction. Their lives were filled with adventure, hardships, a lot of hard work, and happiness. This memoir was written for his children, grandchildren and extended family.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year) by Elizabeth Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
Turn Left at the Devil Tree by Derek Pugh
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
In the remote Top End outstations of Arnhem Land, Derek Pugh, teacher, naturalist and bushman, founded several schools and joined a lifestyle as old as time.
39 Jours En Enfer by SanPietro (Paul Vidosa)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: French. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Après plus de 35 ans de silence, la publication électronique permet à l’agent secret, matricule SP 004 (SanPietro), de raconter ses mésaventures pendant une opération avortée de la GRC visant à infiltrer et descendre un des plus grand Cartels de drogues. Abandonné par son partenaire et son officier de liaison, il est emprisonné et torturé à Barranquilla, Colombie, où il languira pendant 39 jours.
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.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah by Josh Rivedal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
From The Maury Povich Show to International Public Speaker… Tortured by his thoughts, Josh finds himself standing on the ledge of a 4th floor window, contemplating ending it all; in a moment of truth, he must reach out to the only person who can help him before it's too late. A comedic and poignant tale of love, loss, struggle, survival—a journey through depression and coming out the other side...
Cheese Chronicles: The True Story of a Rock 'N' Roll Band You've Never Heard Of by Tommy Womack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Teresa Medeiros. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1985 Tommy Womack and three other guys formed a band called Government Cheese and hitched their sled to the rock and roll dream. Everything they packed for the trip—relationships, standards, their future—will get tossed or bounced off somewhere. They will know they could stop at any time, just by letting go of the dream. Under no circumstances whatsoever will they let go of the dream.
Coming Up for Air: My Journey with Bipolar Disorder by Melany Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Melany Woods was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at the age of 19. She has been through six manic episodes and depression, one hypomanic episode, three hospitalizations. Melany brings you on her journey from a somewhat normal life to the roller coaster life of bipolar disorder. She will bring you into the experience of bipolar disorder from the eyes of the patient.
She's All Caught Up by Jamila Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography by Cathy Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central Los Angeles, pushed through the school system each year and ended up illiterate. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing.
A Slick Life by Richa Bhatt Badola
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
A vivid glimpse of India during and soon after its independence viewed from the observant lens of an oilman from Dehra Dun, India. An enjoyable recollection of the sepia days and how the oil industry grew in the country.
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran by Sima Goel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
One Woman and Her Dog by Viv Billingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
JobJoy: Finding Your Right Work Through the Power of Your Personal Story by George Dutch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I want to show you that there is another way to approach your career. You don’t need to roll the dice and gamble away your life force. We can approach career choice systematically, with deliberate intentions to make the most of our talents and motivations. The clues are in your own story! Learn how to mine it for golden nuggets that reveal where to work and what to do there--jobjoy for life!
Bride Price by Ian Mathie
Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
The Rubber Knife Gang by jonna clark-aprahamian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Old McLarsen Had Some Farms - a memoir by Christine Larsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Australian English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir with a difference, the first book in the 'Old McLarsen Had Some Farms' series tells the tales of a 'tree change' made last century before that expression was even a glimmer in its creator's eye. 40+ years later, Old McLarsen and his Missus still farm - on a small retirement property in South Australia, still laughing and crying, and remembering all the survival skills they have learned.