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Wasted by Neil Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 47,420. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
I don't expect you to care about my life. I expect you to laugh at it. This book is a collection of stories about misadventures I've had traveling around the world, meeting colorful degenerates, learning valuable life lessons and killing brain cells. Think of it as Aesop's Fables, except they aren't fables and I'm not Aesop.
Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond by Rita Hartley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
The Life of a Bipolar Depressive by Sophia Antenor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir documenting the journal entries of a young woman battling through bipolar depression. Her life may seem ordinary, but what goes on inside her mind is another story.
Stop Smoking You Dumb F#CK by Rhiannon Morgan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cigarette smoking is a difficult topic. In this book I share an intimate story of addiction. I detail my own smoking habit and how I was able to change that habit and finally quit smoking. I also share the story of those close to me who could not. This is a personal look at the disease caused by cigarette smoking and the effects that are rarely attended to.
Thirty Years in September by Kate Genovese
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When sixteen year old Kate Genovese went to visit her sister Denise in the hospital in 1968, she claims "something clicked that very moment, I wanted to make Denise better again, heal her shattered body and make her laugh ... I couldn't put words to my feelings, but I knew I wanted to do more then just visit" That day Kate discovered her calling in life, nursing.
How To Be Homeless With Grace & Style by "Brute" Bruttomesso
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Formerly homeless author offers practical advice on making this difficult and dangerous lifestyle as safe and comfortable as possible. Just because you're at the lowest point of your life doesn't mean you have to be a "bum"! The second half of the book recounts the series of soul-crushing ordeals and astonishing miracles which finally delivered him out of homelessness.
Assisted Living: An Insider's View by Carol Netzer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is it like to live in assisted living? The available literature (slick brochures, dry professional surveys) is of little help to prospective residents who want a preview of the experience. This book is a unique combination of personal impressions, observations of fellow residents and descriptions of day-to-day operations. And it is written by a resident who is also a trained psychologist.
After a Bleeding Brain “Life Goes On” by Andrew S. Bloom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Andrew Bloom has overcome more obstacles in a few years than most face in a lifetime. As told in his first book, A Bleeding Brain, he suffered three brain aneurisms and risky surgery, leaving him with nerve damage, paralysis, and weakness on his right side. After a Bleeding Brain continues his story, efforts to recover, and insights into how to successfully deal with life-changing disabilities.
Tallulah Tumour - Friend or Foe? by Fiona Goldsby
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fiona Goldsby has emerged triumphant from the terrifying experience of suffering a serious brain tumour. She found very little written material was available to help her in her battle, so she has written Tallulah Tumour, Friend or Foe? to help others dealing with a similar diagnosis. It is intended to provide information about what the patient may expect, with tips to deal with the side effects.
Titanic Odyssey of 'Becoming' by Kayleen Parr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book sets out to bring an awareness in regard to the conscious reality base - the thought structure - that life experience is drawn from. It highlights the mind’s choices of alignment but, before an informed decision can be made, one has to know the possibilities of such choice.
Mended: Thoughts on Fear, Love, and Leaps of Faith by Anna White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of inspirational essays about anxiety, depression, faith, and God.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One by Joshua Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
Adventures with the Ancient Crystal Skulls by Jill Gurr
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This inspirational memoir is about a woman's spiritual awakening through these amazing artifacts. Joky ("YOH-kee") van Dieten is the guardian of a "crystal skull family." Some have paranormal and therapeutic effects on people and animals. Coauthor Jill Gurr shares valuable information on other crystal skulls. Take this motivational journey to learn how the crystal skulls can unleash your power.
Two Mad Dogs & An Englishman! by David Tye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Think 'Marley & Me' times two and you'll have some idea! This is a true, wickedly funny and entertaining story about how life changed but love grew when my wife and I added two outrageously out of control dog’s into the scene!
I Bit the Silver Spoon by John Duncklee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I read Will James, and dreamed of becoming a cowboy." John Duncklee shared the dream of many young boys. Growing up during the depression was difficult and his father had other plans for John. Through a multitude of jobs, college, and the military, the desire to be a cowboy lived in John's heart. An emotional, sometimes humorous, always entertaining memoir of one man's life lived on his terms.
And I Thought I’d Be a Nun by Georgianne Landy-Kordis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,290. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
"We are less damaged by the traumas of childhood than by the traumatic way we remember childhood." Psychologist James Hillman ‘And I thought I’d Be a Nun’ is a heart-wrenching, true, family drama about the life, trials, and tribulations of author, Georgianne Landy-Kordis. No book comes closer to exposing the depths of a woman’s soul. Forced to deal with extraordinary hardships, death, rejection."
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment by Mario V. Farina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Yes China! An English Teacher's Love-Hate Relationship with a Foreign Country by Clark Nielsen
You set the price! Words: 86,490. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes China! is a funny, self-deprecating, and brutally honest travelogue/memoir about teaching English in modern China. The author, an American fish out of water, shares a unique perspective on the Chinese classroom as well as what it's like growing up post Mormonism and how living abroad helped him overcome those insecurities.
I Would Rather Have Root Canal Every Week for the Rest of My Life Than Ever Buy a House Again by Joel Samberg
Price: $1.85 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If author Joel Samberg had a dollar for every time someone told him he should write a book about his recent experience selling his house in New Jersey and buying another one in Connecticut, he'd have enough money to run for President. And if he ran and won, his first order of business would be to put every real estate agent, mortgage broker and home inspector in jail. For life. Why? Read the book.