Books tagged: memoir

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Red Carpet Regret: Confessions of a cynical celebrity journalist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In this mini-memoir, journalist and author Sara Hammel lifts the lid on what it’s really like to cover celebrities and breaking news for one of the biggest magazines in the world.
From Bastard To Believer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,290. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
The story of growing up in the 1950's and 1960's, coming to terms with one's sexuality and reconciling that sexuality to a true belief in God and what that means to me as a Christian. It is also the story of a personal journey toward that reconciliation and the trials and pitfalls I have had to go through to get to that place in my life.
The Fragrance of Angels: An Accident, My Taste of Eternity, and a New Life
Pre-release—available September 1, 2016. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It happened in an instant: a car crash, thrown from the vehicle—and then swept into eternity . . . only to return, after being pronounced dead three times, to a far different life. Welcome to The Fragrance of Angels, Martha Brookhart Halda’s memoir about time on the other side—and how and why she reshaped and developed a new purpose in life after it became more fraught with challenge.
Beware the Falling Avocados
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Beware the Falling Avocados, Catharine returns with her family to Lusaka, Zambia ready to contend with cockroaches, prepared to cope with fuel and water shortages and keen to tour the country with The Bishop and The Professor… She makes plans to settle down, but an unexpected turn of events throws them all into confusion.
Block Party
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
A summer memory of family, community, and fun. Jewell Parker Rhodes’s favorite childhood memory—a neighborhood block party.
No More Secrets
Pre-release—available July 31, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of unblinking honesty and a laugh out loud humor, No More Secrets is the story of an abused girl who finds comfort in drugs. In addition to the abuse and drug addiction, she finds herself struggling with her sexuality which only fueled her addiction. Her tale will hit home with anyone who has been forced to reinvent or struggled in the face of a necessary change.
Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,710. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Grace Gershuny, a teacher, former organic farmer, and pioneer in organic certification, tells a personal and political story from the historic roots of the modern organic movement, its codification into law under the auspices of the USDA, and the key role organic has to play in the future of the planet.
The Sporting Widow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Ever since the 1966 World Cup, sport has featured in Jenny's day. Knowing little and caring even less about any sport, she has in that time absorbed facts and figures, rules, venues, and player's names from her husband Jim and the wall to wall coverage on television.
Darkness: The Secrets of a Blind Psychologist
Price: Free! Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Coming from the backwoods California mentality of Occidental during the Great Depression, I became an apple picker, dish washer, grocery clerk, high school teacher, hippy nightclub owner, radio personality, and a PhD psychologist, despite my failing vision and three failed marriages. I made numerous mistakes and false starts during my life, but I’ve finally found the secret of happiness.
Cairo Rations
Price: Free! Words: 13,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
What was it like for a British student to be marooned in Cairo during the 1973 war? It was sometimes interesting, sometimes terrifying, but never boring!