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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Falling in Love with a Buddha by Frank Berliner
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Frank Berliner met the authentic spiritual master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche just as the Western cultural door opened to receive the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism. In Falling in Love with a Buddha, Frank recalls the world of Rinpoche’s life and teachings. In vivid and often humorous first-person accounts of the founding and evolution of Shambhala, he evokes the presence of this unique teacher.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre by Lonna Cunningham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Picture Perfect? by Kordale Lewis
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
Austin Bound by Shelley McMullen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 1996 through May 2000 was a very dark time for the author. This book details her challenges, the people involved, and their lasting effects. In hindsight, the author sees herself as having been driven by determination and pride, rather than allowing herself to be guided by God. Now she can see that those years helped her to change and grow, to learn anew how to trust in and go with God.
Slave To The Farm by Erika Tafel
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Me 'n Norman by Mike Marshall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
A sweet and often humorous collection of autobiographical stories about the childhood friendship of two young boys and their adventures growing up together during the 1930's Depression in a U.S. Naval shipyard town.
Grace's Daughter by Michelle Lynne Kosilek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sentenced to life in a men’s prison for killing her former therapist in self-defense, a transgendered woman battles for 20 years for gender-affirming surgery. The memoir begins with the author realizing that she is a girl at age three, and culminates in a legal victory made possible by what can only be described as Grace in action. This beautiful memoir is not only an expose, but a story of hope.
Death by a Thousand Cuts- A Retail Misadventure by Allyson Gierke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"What else can possibly go wrong?" These are the words you'll share as you read this wonderful tale of the author's life as the owner of an upscale decor shop in Billings, MT. A humorous chronology of her days observing the calamitous happenings that occur while she partakes in her dream of store ownership, this will make you run from doing the same. Great photos only add to the enjoyment!
My Short-Lived Life at Being Perfect by Brenda Thornlow
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Brenda Thornlow shares her story of being raised a third-generation member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. From a young age, she struggles to accept what her devout family believes, to no avail. Marrying an abusive member with a position of authority in her church, she struggles to extricate herself from this dominating religious group who attempt to manipulate her into staying married to her abuser.
Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village by Steve Flack
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes by Chris Norton & Christy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk by Tony Rocco
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
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