Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir

A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.
Mining My Own Business Book 1 - Yell Out if You’re Not Here
Series: Mining My Own Business. Price: Free! Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After touring his comedy shows through Europe, stand-up comedian Xavier Toby was broke and decided to take a job in mining. In his memoir, Mining My Own Business Book 1 - Yell Out if You're Not Here, Xavier’s onsite somewhere in Australia working to pay off his credit card debt. This is book one of the four book series, and includes actual photos from Xavier's time in the mining industry.
Short Stories from a Boat Kid "The Photograph" and 13 other Summer Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
He’s just a regular Florida boat kid. The problem is that things always get crazy quickly and unexpectedly. What hidden meaning is there in an old worn-out photo he finds? Whether surrounded by sharks, recovering lost silver, or battling the perils on the lake, life is scarier and funnier than ever. Be on the family boat in the Bahamas, Florida Keys, and the hydroplane racing scene, ages 10-100
Editing Can Kill An Idiot: A Short Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This humorous memoir details Michael Kroft's five days leading up to the heart of the story, his then first-time ten-day stay in a hospital. With the actual situations almost too surreal to be called non-fiction, the memoir’s many anecdotes are presented with such a Devil-may-care attitude that it can only be told by a man so humbled by his years that he is forthcoming regarding his ignorance.
Singing Magic: Memoir of a Girl Who Thought Singing Was Life
Price: Free! Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Memoir of a girl raised in rural Ontario and French Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, who then moved to South Africa in the late 1960s and witnessed the tumultuous dismantling of apartheid. Rich descriptions of people and places in rural Canada and remote regions in South Africa.
Detours and Reminiscences
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Originally titled "Detours through the Twilight Zone," this collection of never-before-published short stories pays homage to the classic television series. Interspersed with the stories are the author's recollections of the circumstances surrounding and/or inspiring each tale. The final story, "Castles in the Air," was the basis for Mitchell's novel The Reality Matrix Effect.
Go Ask Your Father: One Man's Obsession with Finding His Origins Through DNA Testing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
Shortly before his father's death, Lennard Davis received a cryptic call from his uncle Abie, who said he had a secret he wanted to tell him one day. When finally revealed, the secret--that Abie himself was Davis's father, via donor insemination--seemed too preposterous to be true. Born before the wide use of such technologies, Davis was filled with doubt about the truth.
Life Is an Adventure...If You Choose to Make It So
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Life is an adventure...if you choose to make it so. These are the words Ken Horsfall has chosen to live his life by. From the jungles of Papua New Guinea to the UN offices of Cambodia, Ken has lived a life of extraordinary adventure. In this book, he shares stories which will give you the inspiration you need to also venture along the road less travelled.
The Captain in Me (combo)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Love With a Sailor and The Captain in Me is a full collection of narrative-based poetry and stories that happened over a two year period from March 2013 - June 2014. In the book, Maeby shares about her dream of a very determined love, the characters in her life, an endless love for jazz music and all things vintage, life’s philosophies, Pirate adventures, life on the Sea and so much more.
Practical Magic
Price: Free! Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Throughout her journey, Barbara Donovan has touched the lives of many; opening her heart to help those in need or simply 'getting the job done'. Her influence has helped shape our social landscape, including the areas of civil rights, disability rights, natural childbirth and gay rights. Her ongoing commitment to equality and humanity is inspiring.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
The Way It Was
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a depression baby whose formative years were on the home front during World War II and whose college experience enabled him to live the American Dream.
Нетерпение любви: повесть о настоящих
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,370. Language: Russian. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Что мешает человеку быть счастливым? Ни одни блага мира не могут принести ощущения этого чувства по-настоящему. Лишь любовь погружает творение Божие, будучи даром, в это состояние. Где бы человек ни был, какой бы судьбою ни обладал, взаимная любовь, настигнув его, размывает все преграды, освещает любую тьму, придает силы, дает надежду.
Falling to Minimum Wage Misery: How I survived the Great Recession
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a memoir detailing a period of time when the author worked at a minimum wage job during the recession. She had fallen from a career that required a Bachelor's degree to a part time job that had no education requirement. She speaks of her struggle during this time and how she made her way out.
Don't Ask Me To Believe
Price: Free! Words: 88,390. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A wide range of ordinary people tell of the life experiences that led them towards or through or away from faith in God. Issues as diverse as religious teaching, childhood abuse, fear, intellectualism, illness, homosexuality, bereavement and crises of confidence - reveal some of the factors that make someone say, 'I believe this - and maybe this - but don't ask me to believe that!'
Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment
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!
Still A Foreigner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A return to the American way of life after a long absence
My Butterfly Cancer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
Summer with the Indians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Political
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.