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Death-Defying Nina
By Lily Salter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A true story about three sisters and a mother of a mid-life crisis.
Surviving Amnesia – Mind Over Memory
By Adam Burns & Maureen Burns
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Imagine what it’s like to lose your memory. This is the true story of two people who beat impossible odds.
Pizzles in Paradise
By John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
Love's True Second Chance
By Jeff Dawson
Price: $3.27 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How many days have passed? How many tears did we shed? How many kisses did we share? How many times did we hold hands? How many times did I caress your cheeks? How many times did I gaze in your brown eyes? How many? The approach of Easter has me watching the video we made for her. How deeply does love touch us? Buy a copy today and join the journey.
Tomorrow's Road Home
By Mel Carney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1989, Mel Carney set out to write a different kind of Christmas letter, and he dipped into his memories of growing up on an Iowa farm in the 40s and 50s. Over the years, his stories traveled from the farm to Viet Nam to the aftermath of 9/11 and became a way to connect the next generation with a childhood where hard work, faith and close family bonds created a backbone that supports him today.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language
By Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One
By Joshua Anderson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: 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.
My Wife Has Alzheimer's
By J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The personal journey of J. Wesley Sullivan as he became the caretaker for his wife, Elsie. After fifty years of marriage, Elsie slowly succumbed to Alzheimer's, and Wes -- a newspaperman -- wrote journals to help himself deal with the growing pressures of her condition. He combined those journals into this book, hoping it could help others facing a similarly devastating situation.
Musikana, Women of Zimbabwe
By Lisa Jane Dyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Through the eyes of a young idealistic development worker Musikana journeys into post colonial Zimbabwe. From the demise of a young maid’s life, witnessing the harsh realities at a preschool for disabled children to sharing burgeoning dreams of two young teens, the author encounters the life of musikana, the young women of Zimbabwean.
The Pencil Case
By Lorraine Cobcroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival means an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his identity.
Meeting My Twin Flame
By Dagmar Oktabcova
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is my personal account of meeting my twin flame. Initially our meeting struck penetrating fear into my heart. Simultaneously my powerful draw to him had me wondering if I had a death wish. Ultimately the intensity of our encounter catapulted me into spiritual awakening and a journey of self discovery.
In the Shadow of Death: Reflections on a Chronic Illness
By Cyn Bagley
Series: Wegener's Granulomatosis Autobiography. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In January 2003 I spent two weeks in a German hospital before I was diagnosed with Wegener's Granulomatosis. This collection contains my journey through a chronic illness. This ebook was written as remembrance for Vasculitis month (May) and to all of those people who have lived with and died from a chronic illness. Updated Second Edition in 2014.
Indiana Canticle
By Robin McNeil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Indiana Canticle is a set of autobiographical essays that resemble snapshots from my memory. Each chapter is an isolated event which allows the reader to glimpse my childhood life from 1944 to 1951, circumscribed, as it was, by music and books and the forested hills of Southern Indiana.
Kings, Killers and Kinks in the Cosmos
By Robert Egby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,940. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Robert Egby’s great-grandmother, an English Seer, predicted his life. A teenage atheist, he refused to believe her until doors started opening like magic. The strange journey took him into the company of kings,journalists, news photographers, in the Middle East, Germany and western Canada where a radical change took place in Cosmic Consciousness. Autobiography with over seventy photographs.
The Lid is Lifted
By Paul D Kennedy
Price: $4.17 USD. Words: 129,040. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
By Christine Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
By Judit Gellerd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo
By Susan Merrill Thomas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
(5.00 from 1 review)
Peanut Buttered Roast Squid: A Boomer Travels Solo is a memoir and travel book that begins with a series of losses that set the author on an uncharted path from suburban Michigan to exotic locations around the world. While her story illustrates the redemptive power of change, it is primarily a primer and guidebook for solo travelers who want to explore affordable and exciting locations.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One
By Tanner Brooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Journey to Destination Next: Peace in the midst of any storm
By Sheila Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
The purpose of this book is to inspire and encourage anyone who is facing adversity and hard times in their life. In reading about the constant storms and tribulations that I had to endure seemingly back to back in my life, will give you the strength to journey forward into your future victoriously.