- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Discover Your Medieval Roots by Anthony Murphy Barrett
Price: Free! Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Your name is your oldest possession. It belongs to you. Any new research discovered belongs to you. That’s why this eBook is available for FREE. Review the full surname list on, “About this Author” and share this link with family and friends. CAN A BOOK GO VIRAL? Let’s find out. Let the world know your amazing surname history.
Z: One Family's Journey from Immigration through Poverty to the Fulfillment of the Promise of America by K. Adrian Zonneville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The biography of a man, a family, and immigration from Europe to poverty and their climb towards the promise of America. Living through the Great Depression, the Second World War, failures and successes, he finds his greatest success in his family, helping others, lifting those he can as he lifts himself, and his love for the woman who gave up all her privilege to share his dream.
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived by Claire Ohlsson Geheb
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Travel Back in Time Experience the lives of a German American and his family in Germany during the tumultuous years 1914-1947. Dear Willy is about contrasts, love and loyalties. Willy Geheb was an adventurer; he faced the ocean voyage, hard labor and horrible living conditions. Letters to and from Germany became the lifeline for the Geheb family as they shared concerns, triumphs and tragedies.
Sounds in my Shadow by Doreen Brust Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a historical fiction of a young Canadian man that was left home to mind his younger brother and their small farm at age nine. It tells of the life of a young boy at the age of 11 having to work as a man. The kindness of strangers helped him to endure the loneliness of a strange world with no longer a family for comfort.
Before I Forget - One Man's Radar War by Stephen Phelps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
BEFORE I FORGET is a richly readable account of the life of a young RAF serviceman during WW2. Precision bombing raids on Germany were made possible by the top-secret radar systems George Phelps helped maintain. This is wartime through the eyes of a young man determined to live life to the full while always trying to do the decent thing. Sometimes even finding fun during the fight against fascism.
Riva and Yehuda Life Story: Tancman, Mohel, Tracz and Ben Eliezer Families by Dani Tracz
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A detailed biography of Riva and Yehuda, a Jewish couple born in Belarus and the Ukraine, and their ancestors going back to the 19th century detailing the complicated history of Jews in Eastern Europe.
The Wonderful World of Bernies: An Irish-Italian Adventure in Queens by Rhea Griffiths
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,050. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Dr. Patten's funny, honest (sometimes too honest) look back at growing up with dyslexia and a phonographic memory. His family came from two very different worlds - Irish and Italian - and he was stuck in the middle. The Irish Luck of his father's side saved him more than once. An avowed atheist, Dr. Patten explains his departure from Catholicism without malice.
CIA War Bride by TD Barnes
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Family history(5.00 from 1 review)
CIA War Bride is a biography of the life of Velma and Werner Weiss, a CIA family. They meet during World War II when he and Velma are working for the CIA in England. Their work takes them to Japan where Werner managed the U-2 surveillance plane detachment deployed from Area 51. The author worked with Werner Weiss at Area 51 and was a close friend of Velma Weiss until her death
Pioneers On The Ottertail by Robb Felder
Series: Otter Falls. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Immigrant pioneers from Germany in the 1800's settle on Minnesota's remote frontier at Otter Falls on the edge of the vast White Pine Forest. They struggle with Indians, cold and blizzards, yet succeed in building a large family farm and run the brewery thru prohibition. After prohibition, they struggle to re-open the brewery. Wars and financing stand in their way. Will they complete the task?
Our Place in Line: A Franco-American Family Odyssey by cfbergeron
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Our Place in Line is a 20,000-year odyssey of daring, imagination, and endurance offered to those who seek to trace their earliest roots from ancient Gaul to the twenty-first century United via Feudal France and Colonial Quebec. Specific families are profiled throughout the French Indian and Wars, up to and including their migration to Lewiston and Auburn, Maine.
Journal Through the Ages by Mischa Borgnaes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Family History of Delbert Thulin and his bride Shirley Ashby. Includes genealogy, photos, and stories for six generations of ancestors and two of descendants. Surnames include, Draper, Durfee, Felshaw, Gilbert, Haight, Hammond, Horton, Matthews, Peck, Pitts, VanLeuven, VanOrden and others.
Together: A Journey for Survival by Ann Arnold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Family history
In Together: A Journey for Survival, Ann S. Arnold shares her family's journey through Poland's countryside as a war of nations thunders around them. The story displays the magnificent strength of a mother's love and the incredible courage of good people during the worst of times.
A New Life in our History: The Settlement of Australia and New Zealand: Volume III Crimson Ties (1890s to 1940s) by Justin Cahill
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume III (1890s to 1940s), Crimson Ties, tells how Southland’s early settlers built a new community at the Croydon Bush near Gore and follows those who served in South Africa during the Boer War and at Gallipoli and along the Western Front in WW I.
The Land is Bright by Lavender "Deeno" Longstaff
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
From an English manor, to a log cabin in the British Columbia interior. An eye-opening adventure through the eyes of a new arrival. Alert, imaginative writing.
Lancasters of Pateley Bridge by Christopher Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,580. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This history of the descendants of John Lancaster and Jane King of Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire, from about 1800 to 1950, is rich in biographical detail from genealogical archives and contemporaneous accounts, and illustrated with photographs of people, places and family artifacts. Their stories provide an interesting insight into the period, particularly war, social change and migration.
The Feet of a Princess by Bonita Williams
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Edition
A Long Way From Tipperary: A Journey of Morrisseys, Ryans, Heffernons, and Agnews to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota by Mike Morrissey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Combining memoir with family history, A Long Way From Tipperary is the narrative of an Irish immigrant family that managed to survive the Great Hunger and then make the perilous journey to America in the 1850s. It is also the story of a young person’s coming of age in the 1950s and wishing to put his own life into the context of ancestors who blazed the trail.
Roses For Mama: Memories of Our Precious Mother by Janice K Hines Clark
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,540. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mama was born on a farm near the small town of Port, Oklahoma in 1918. She lived through two world wars, The Great Depression, Prohibition, The Jazz Age, The Dust Bowl Days, and the Roaring 20s. This book is about our family’s life experiences in the small towns of Cordell, Clinton and Oklahoma City, our heritage and our mother and the remarkable job she did raising her five children.
Beyond the Underground: Aunt Harriet, Moses of Her People by Joyce Stokes Jones & Michele Jones Galvin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Sankofa Media Holdings, LLC.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
By Joyce Stokes Jones and Michele Jones Galvin Descendants of Harriet Tubman tell the story of the famed abolitionist within the context of their family lineage. This creative nonfiction work is an intricate mix of family lore, memoir, and historical reconstruction that captures the life of the Greatest Conductor of the Underground Railroad in a way that separates it from academic works.
The Money Dragon by Pam Chun
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In this stunning novel, Pam Chun brings to life the story of Lau Ah Leong, the Money Dragon, the legendary founder of Honolulu’s Chinatown and his 5 wives. The great-granddaughter of Ah Leong, Chun reaches deep into family history to reveal a startling tale that depicts the tumult and opportunity that occurs when the deep-rooted traditions of the Chinese people conflict with the Americans.