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The Black Pen: A Memoir Through Poetry and Prose by Matthew Holmes
You set the price! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The following is a collection of poetry and short prose writings poured out of a deeply pained heart. From the introduction to the story with “Broken Child” to the conclusion of “A Beautiful Ending”, you will walk with me on a journey of abuse, depression and false guilt, self-harm and suicide. Love. Loss. Hurt. Healing.
From the Prairie to the Pentagon: The Inspiring Story of the Airman Who Achieved the Highest Position Ever Held by an Enlisted Woman in U.S. Military History by Denise Jelinski-Hall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,270. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Denise Jelinski-Hall was plucked out of a small town in Minnesota by a member of the National Guard. Over the next three decades, Denise rose through the ranks, ultimately serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She achieved the highest position ever held by an enlisted woman in the history of the U.S. military.
The 13th Configuration by Diane Lyoness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The 13th Configuration is a human interest story of struggle, survival and resilience. It is the memoirs of an introverted child who was abandoned by her father, molested by her step-father and forced to deal with adult issues. Her coping mechanism was to reinvent her persona when faced with a new challenge. Each time her world was shattered a new way of being was configured.
Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne: Selected Letters by Basil Guy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Charles-Joseph, Seventh Prince de Ligne, was from a prominent family in Hainaut, Belgium, and served in the army of the Hapsburg empire.This collection of letters and notes focuses on some of his political ideas or on his preening as a "man about town." All have been vetted for their reliability: gay, but not licentious; serious, but not stodgy; both profound and lighthearted.
Dear Dad: Working through my father's death by brianna28
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
When I was 26 years old, I lost my Dad to cancer. My Dad was my whole world, and I had never had to grieve like this before. This is series of letters I wrote to him after learning his diagnose up until this November. Learning to live without him as been my most difficult trial yet. This is my journey.
Histoire de ma jeunesse - François Arago by F. Arago
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,160. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2017 by Koumimi. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extrait : Je naquis le 26 février 1786, dans la commune d’Estagel, ancienne province du Roussillon (département des Pyrénées-Orientales). Mon père, licencié en droit, avait de petites propriétés en terres arables, en vignes et en champs d’oliviers, dont le revenu faisait vivre sa nombreuse famille. J’avais donc trois ans en 1789, quatre ans en 1790, cinq ans en 1791, six ans en 1792...
'Pensées d’une solitaire' précédées de fragments inédits. Louise Ackermann by Ackermann Louise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2017 by Koumimi. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extrait : S’il est difficile de donner une juste idée des contemporains illustres dans l’intimité desquels on n’a pas pénétré, il l’est aussi d’en parler lorsqu’on les a approchés de très près, quand on a pu les apprécier et les admirer dans leur vie de chaque jour, quand on en a été aimé tendrement. On voudrait réussir à faire comprendre la noblesse, la droiture, la belle simplicité des rares
Viața de petrolist by Vasile Dragomir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Romanian. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
O adevărată provocare stilistică, pe care autorul o înfruntă cu succes: materialul se parcurge alert şi ne oferă, prin bogăţia de detalii, acces privilegiat la un univers socio-profesional incitant.
Faraway Times and Places by Carolene Callahan Herbel
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
From Kansas to Las Cruces to Taos and beyond, artist and author Carolene Callahan Herbel tells tales in Faraway Times and Places that capture the tenderness, hardship, and challenges of the Greatest Generation, those Americans who, in the words of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, had a “rendezvous with destiny."
Confessions of an Islamophobe by Robert Spencer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
While the United States, and indeed most of the Western world, fights an active war against Islamic terrorism, we remain in deep denial about who truly is the enemy.
From Faith to Freedom: A Gay Man’s Escape from Christian Fundamentalism by Daniel Payne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of one man who survived the Bible Belt and came to terms with his homosexuality via a zig-zagging journey of sexual and spiritual exploration.No matter your orientation, the ups and downs within these pages are sure to offer insight into the joys and struggles of one queer journey through fundamentalism into freedom.
'Dear Thursday…' Love Notes to the Days of the Week, Volume Four by Kevin J. O'Conner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The fourth volume of Kevin J. O'Conner's love notes to the days of the week, a unique slant on the act of 'journaling'…
Soundtrack of My Soul: A Look Into the Life, Death and Rebirth of a Schizoaffective Man by Michael Ferrer
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Soundtrack of My Soul: A Look Into the Life, Death and Rebirth of a Schizoaffective Man is an in depth look into the life of Michael A. Ferrer, a man who suffers from a mental disorder called Schizoaffective Disorder. Michael takes you through the journey of his life, traumas, and what inspired him to rise up and not allow the disorder to define him.
Journal of Janet Tallulah, Volume 1 by Jay W. MacIntosh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journal of Janet Tallulah, Volume I, is a courageous and intimate inner record of a young woman's struggle for meaning and direction in life. It is honest and open in its internal conversation.
Pushing Fifty, Still Pushing by Frank Perez
Price: Free! Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
You've read all those inspirational books and stories about the lucky ones that have 'made it'. What if you wake up one day, on the wrong side of forty and have to pick yourself up again from what you consider a broken life? Would you have the courage and determination to once again, kick yourself into high gear and start from scratch?
The Uninvited: How I Crashed My Way into Finding Myself by Craig Schmell & Ellis Henican
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
The true story of a young imposter with a talent for crashing celebrity events who discovers what’s really important in life.
Panties Up Dress Down: Things My Mama Used to Say by Deletta Gillespie
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A middle-aged woman recounts transformative events of her childhood, and how her mother turned these events into teachable moments that provided a guide to successful living. From church services and mean girls to puberty and beyond, these humorous and heartrending stories reveal the dynamic and complicated bonds of mother/daughter relationships.
Survivor: The Story of One Woman's Personal Transformation from Victim to Survivor by Lindsay Keane
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
In this book, written in a unique and poetic style, Lindsay Keane tells her very personal story of healing after sexual assault. She was victimized in high school and originally dealt with the trauma through denial. This caused her pain to seep out in various ways throughout the years (PTSD, Depression, Toxic relationship cycles, etc.). Eventually, her experiences led her to seek and find healing.
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