Books tagged: memoir

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Internet of Things, Thugs, Truth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet / security
Similar in concept to Eat, Pray, Love (a travel memoir with underlying personal and spiritual experiences), this career memoir takes you through the author's experiences interacting with her company's CEO while coming to grips with some behind-the-scenes and surprising spiritual encounters. Gutsy and starkly honest with lots of dialogue this is a great summer read.
Second Time Lucky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Like thousands of others, Derek Paterson was incarcerated in Chile's notorious National Stadium following the coup of 11 September 1973. Politically and economically it was a different country when he returned to live 36 years later. This time he travelled throughout the country, reaffirming his love for the people and the landscape.
Stress Fracture: A Memoir of Psychosis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This psychology memoir is about the things that break us and how we heal. A wife and mother is swallowed by psychosis, where she meets Jesus, dances with Ellen DeGeneres, and narrowly escapes eternity in the underworld. Recovery included psychiatric treatment and spiritual contemplation. Left scarred and damaged, health returns with grace and peace earned through acceptance of bipolar disorder.
The Last of the Living Blue
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2014 by NorLightsPress. Categories: Essay » Author profile
The Last of the Living Blue is an intimate, intense look at the effects of the changing climate in our big back yard: Colorado’s majestic mountains and the Weminuche Wilderness. This is a story real and raw, told in a soft yet powerful voice, taking the reader along through one year of drought, fires, floods, and the healing of mountain and mind.
Certified: Learning to Repair Myself and the World in the Emerald City
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Acclaimed author Kim Antieau returns to school in Seattle to learn sustainable food systems and permaculture methods. But something happens on the way to getting her certificate. She learns about herself, the world, and her place in it. And it’s nothing she ever expected. Join Kim as she recounts her adventures and misadventures on the road to getting certified.
Running in the Back of the Pack
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Essay » Author profile
Startling with Bettie's first run, this story follows her journey from 5Ks to ultras, love to loss, grief to healing, from her first marathon to more than 225 more. She's logged more miles than she thought possible, and she's still going-on track to complete more than 70 this year. She runs in the back of the pack, where the view is different. Some benefits were expected--some quite surprising.
Breathe
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A very short story about a young man's seven life-threatening heart conditions. This story is an introduction to Daniel Wallock's life story. Daniel Wallock's full memoir will come out one day. This story will show readers a tiny glimpse of the powerful and life-changing struggles Daniel endured as a teenager.
America's Best of Times And How To Get Them Back
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,190. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
America's Best of Times (And How to Get them Back) offers recollections of what it was like growing up across America in the fifties and sixties. The story contains a mixture of a young boy's personal experiences with a chronological progression of events and culture that shaped these decades. It's a fun trip down memory lane with a conservative message in Chapter 19 "Saving America".
The Uses of Adversity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Time's Secret Parallel: A Scientific Memoir
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fern Annabelle Hinse's scientific memoir charts her odyssey of study through mathematics, science and psychology after a near-fatal car crash that shattered her psyche and her body. What she has discovered is a formula for living that both heals and inspires.