Books tagged: memoir

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The Ghost and Mrs. Miller
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Laura had either nightmares or phantoms growing up. She was perhaps a clairvoyant or a sleep-walker that read crack-of-dawn newspaper headlines. Did a fever cook her brain, or enable her to perceive out-of-body spirits? When her young family find their dream house, they definitely disturb the occupants.
My Butterfly Gland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This is the memoir of Louise who at age 30 experienced 3 recurrent miscarriages and who 2 years later was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. This is Louise's story of heartbreak and loss, of grief and despair but most of all, of hope and of love. It is her fight to not only get what she wants more than anything in the world but to also be alive long enough to enjoy it.
A Mile in Her Shoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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“A Mile in Her Shoes” is a semi-fictional tale that combines storytelling, science, and magical realism to transport the reader through 60 years and across two continents. Lytle presents a “life flashed before my eyes” scenario with a twist, chronicling the life of her mother, a Korean-born American full of vim and vigor, who was quick with a dirty joke, and fiercely battled racism and illness.
The Other Side of the River
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A deep searching into the ways we become dammed and how we recover fluidity. A journey through memory and time, personal and shared landscapes to discover the source, the flow and the deltas of women and water. Part memoir, part manifesto, part travelogue and part love letter to myth and ecology, The Other Side of the River is an intricately woven tale of finding your flow ... and your roots.
The Marl Hole Kid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Set in the industrial heart of England in the 1960s, The Marl Hole Kid tells the story of one boy’s struggle to maintain his dignity and compassion growing up in poverty, with a violent, alcoholic, Irish father. A variety of touching, humorous, and outrageous stories illustrate this inspirational journey of survival and the forging of the boy’s spirit and character along the way.
My Shoes Don't Fit
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
This is a breathtaking adventure of a young man in a battle to rise above the tragedies of his life. There are many life lessons to be learned. Although Richard Botchwey writes from the viewpoint of his Ghanaian heritage, readers of other cultures will connect with the universality of his theme, and the unique way in which he uses metaphor to demonstrate success in life in dire circumstances.
Memoirs of a Young Boy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Askia Moses is a self-made man. A loving husband and father, his overwhelming success today came as a result of hard lessons learned from growing up in difficult circumstances, with few chances to escape the harsh realities of life. This is a coming-of-age story about poverty, a love of soccer, betrayal, dubious business deals, and never giving up, no matter the cost.
Blogging in Brazil
Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A collection of memories have been captured from the author’s recent study abroad experience in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Travel along and get a glimpse of what it's like to pursue international education in the largest South American country. The author explores a region filled with a history rich in African diaspora as she learns about Afro-Brazilian culture and studies the Portuguese language.
Office Hours: One Academic Life
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that asks: what are colleges & universities really like? “This is the story of a serious scholar finding his vocation, his students and his gratifications, amidst the near-impossibility of such discoveries in higher education today. The writing is beautiful and the accounts of times, places and institutions are alternatively moving, penetrating and provocative.” —Wendy Brown, UC-Berkeley
Feed the Soul, Not the Ego
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,180. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
South Asian Diaspora memoir dealing with overcoming prejudice faced from society and inner and outer struggles of a human being.