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Wild Shores: My Dysfunctional Dad, Cancer, & the Adventures of Life by Rebecca Burg
Price: Free! Words: 22,660. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This little book shares the trials of growing up with a physically abusive alcoholic parent, overcoming adversity, and learning how to take charge in life. It’s also about the importance of having fun and finding meaning no matter the circumstances. Each life episode, positive or negative, is a learning opportunity. A chance to discover who we really are.
Una esperanza de vida by Ramón L. Morales
Price: Free! Words: 54,630. Language: Spanish. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Historia verídica de un trasplantado renal. El autor nos cuenta sus motivos, aquello por lo que vale la pena pelear.
Twists and Turns - Episodes in the Life of Ambassador Eric M. Javits by Eric M. Javits
You set the price! Words: 108,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Twists and Turns is a personal, revealing memoir that bares previously untold episodes of international historical interest from an insiders perspective as a member of the Javits family, including famous figures in his legal career in New York, and as an arms control Ambassador in Geneva and The Hague.
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 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...
Strike! Quitting is Not an Option, Neither Quitting is a Choice by Aimsy McNamara
You set the price! Words: 37,350. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Desperate to provide a better future for her kids, Megan takes a risk by leaving them in the care of their grandparents, while she takes every opportunity to advance herself by taking any job she can in London. Despite working hard, success eludes Megan. And so failures come with debts, which threaten to finish all her dreams. And there is yet worse to confront. Megan fights against all the odds.
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation by Mollie Player
Series: Mystical Memoir. Price: Free! Words: 31,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
Optimist! by Eugene J van Wyk MCSP
Price: Free! Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are cameos of my experience and encounters, as a sight-diminishing or even a totally blind enthusiastic professional person. Sit back! Read! Use your vivid imagination, as a paintbrush, to fill in your imagination details. I almost never read anything without using this remarkable "tool," to enhance the picture, conjured up by the fertile imagination of my mind!
A Tale That Is Told: The Autobiography of Opal Earp Pounds by Opal Earp Pounds
Price: Free! Words: 25,450. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The tale that Opal Earp Pounds tells is that of a farm girl, born in 1920 near Stroud, Oklahoma, of grandparents who had homesteaded. After high school, she marries and gives birth to three children. In 1952 she undergoes a Christian conversion, and after that her story is colored by her desire to be a good Christian mother. Her tale as a whole belongs to the genre of conversion narrative
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots by David Kerr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
The Fear by Gerard Fritsch
Price: Free! Words: 160,210. Language: Australian English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the remarkable story of a twenty years old conscript called Chris who is send after a short training in Algeria to fight the Algerian army of liberation. He has to survived in this inferno 851 days or 28 months in the most dreadfull condition, sleeping under tents without any confort next to the mighty electric barrage and fighting side by side with the French Foreign Legion.
The Story of a 21st Century 'Somebody': Independent Culture Creation in the 2000s & 2010s by TaraElla
Price: Free! Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Throughout this book, I will be telling my own story so far, as a cultural voice in this rapidly changing world. But I will also be illustrating the wider story of how profoundly the world changed, in these first two decades of the 21st century. The technology changed first, and that was groundbreaking enough, but I think that the greatest change was in the culture.
A Love Undeniable, A Life Unforgettable: A Memoir by Scott G. Howard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It was ‘severe like’ at first sight. Chris Conlon was a bright light in Scott Howard's life from the first moment he laid eyes on her. What started out as a chance meeting over mini golf ended as a deeply touching journey through life, love and battling bone cancer. In this book, Scott shares how love is the one thing that gets you through it all.
Funny Attractive F*cked Up People: Part I by Jerico Antonio Olivari
Price: Free! Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
2014. It was a lot of the same with the group of friends I had. Gossip married us like covalent bonds. Love was always the goal. Cupid had more than one arrow in his holster. It was okay to try any drug once. People who made creativity possible often made life impossible. No one judged you, unless it was behind your back. We were all playing the city’s version of chutes and ladders…
Open Windows - A Story of Postpartum Anxiety and Depression by June L. Young
Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
From pregnancy to the hell that is postpartum depression and anxiety, June discloses intimate detail from her journal, medical records and family history. Amidst the savage depression and crushing panic attacks, she finds strength and solace in family, the art of storytelling and the mystery of faith.
Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling, Traveling the World, and Other Adventures by Bonny Robinson Cook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by Alan Cook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonny Cook left teaching in 1966 and entered the business world as a programmer. She joined Xerox Corporation in 1973 and worked her way up to vice president, against the background of the women’s movement. She also traveled to all seven continents and had many adventures along the way. The knowledge she gained will be useful for anybody working in business today.
Better Than Before: How Polio Transformed My Father by Mary Beth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
The author's father came down with polio in 1944 when he was 35. He was able to cope with the horrific pain of polio, help others while in the hospital, and work to raise money for a vaccination. It shows how his life experiences as a child, teenager and an adult prepared him for his purpose in life which was to help the March of Dimes. He grew spiritually as a result of attaining his purpose.
Blue Smartie: The Autobiography Of A Lottery Winner. by Gaston Cavalleri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The autobiography of a lottery winner: When you spend the first part of your life with very little, and you learn to be happy with it and battle along, people see you and they’re comfortable with having you around them. You all go along wishing for the same things. At least most of us do. We wish that one day we’ll be able to do whatever we like. A rags to riches book with many highs and lows.
Letters by Melchior de Marion Brésillac
Price: Free! Words: 806,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by SMA publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
922 letters of Mgr. Melchior de Marion Brésillac. The original letters were written in French. The collection has been published both in print and digital formats. This particular book is the translation of the previously published french version.
Inching Back To Sane: A Memoir of Mental Illness by Leif Gregersen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Taken from my life experiences as an adult with a severe mental illness. This book brings new light, new information, and a kind of brutal honesty to the subject of bipolar disorder. At times tragic, but with a message of hope for those that suffer or love someone who does, this book talks about the long journey someone with a mental illness must face.