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Brightening Over Dillon's by Liam Nevin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Nothing Is Predictable by Adalina Mae
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Zara's childhood memories leave her struggling with romantic attachments and hinder her from developing healthy relationships. Seeking answers, Zara meets a monk for her wisdom, and a gypsy for her insight, then travels across several countries, searching for answers. The story keeps you on your toes and offers mysteries to solve: Why does she keep failing in relationships?
The Fragrance of Angels: An Accident, A Taste of Eternity, and a New Life by Martha Brookhart Halda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It happened in an instant: a car crash, thrown from the vehicle—and then swept into eternity . . . only to return, after being pronounced dead three times, to a far different life. Welcome to The Fragrance of Angels, Martha Brookhart Halda’s memoir about time on the other side—and how and why she reshaped and developed a new purpose in life after it became more fraught with challenge.
Of Me I Muse by Gary D. Kessler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An inspirational guide to lateral thinking when writing family and personal histories. Whether or not there’s a heaven or a hell, people will live on in the memories of those they’ve left behind. On that premise, and with the belief that we all have life stories, philosophies, and influences simply by “having been,” to pass on down to later generations— memoirs and family histories are for all.
Memories, Dreams, Nightmares by Jack Weiss
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016 by Ironstone Digital. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the memoir of Jack Weiss, who at the age of 14 is deported from Hungary to the notorious Nazi death camps. Desperate to stay with his father, and barely able to pass as a grown man, he recounts the horror of life at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Alone at the end of the war, he travels through orphanages and refugee camps until brought to Winnipeg by the Canadian Jewish Congress to start a new life.
This Is Africa: A Dream Chaser's Odyssey by Dashiel Douglas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The True Tale of 7 Countries, 4 Arrests, 3 Name Changes, 2 Escapes, 1 War, a Terrorist Attack and an Entertainment Pimp. This honest and engaging memoir provides a rare and insightful glimpse into the reality of life in Africa. 'This is Africa' takes the reader on two dream chasing quests, which the author artfully weaves into one uproarious and unforgettable story.
Journey to the Self by Maureen Burns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A child of wartime London, Maureen emigrated to the other side of the world in the 1950’s. Crossing the Alps in a bubble car, sailing through the Suez Canal, driving in the Australian outback alone, she recreated herself time and time again. A maverick spirit with an appetite for change, Maureen set out to see the world and to see how it would change her.
The Godfather of Souls by Paul "Doc" Gaccione
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
According to the FBI and New York’s Organized Crime Task Force, Paul “Doc” Gaccione is a murderer and leading member of the Mafia. This is the story of his time in prison mentoring a talented young hoodlum inmate.
The Rangity Tango Kids by Lorraine Rominger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The Rangity Tango Kids is the story of a fifth-generation, German Catholic farm family in 1950s and 1960s California, narrated by the eldest of 17 grandchildren. Born into a loving, hard-working, highly competitive family, and united by a strong faith, every day was an adventure growing up on a bucolic American farm, a way of life that is rapidly disappearing.
Paper Rings by Teodor Flonta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Teodor is just twenty-two, a student struggling to survive under the regime of President Ceauşescu. One day his world is turned upside down when Ariella, a young Italian girl arrives in the city. For him it is love at first sight. But there is one big obstacle: contact between Romanians and Westerners is not allowed by the laws of the tyrannical regime. Will they be able to continue their romance?
Questing Marilyn: In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel by Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed.
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 129,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Travel with Marilyn on a quest for Self discovery as she journeys through England and Ireland. Using the Holy Grail as a metaphor for her search for the essence of her authentic self, Marilyn shares personal thoughts, feelings, beliefs and challenges so you will feel you are along on her trip. Learn life skills that are incorporated into relationship issues as events do not meet her expectations.
The Clod by Luke Farid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships(5.00 from 1 review)
A true story of the struggle faced by young soulmates in 1970s England. When Zahra, a Pakistani Muslim, introduces her intended marriage partner, fellow Mental Health Nursing colleague, Luke, to her family there ensues a dramatic clash of cultures, family tragedy and a desperate struggle against all the odds to reunite across continents and convention in a tale of love, loss and faith.
Beware the Falling Avocados by Catharine Withenay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Beware the Falling Avocados, Catharine returns with her family to Lusaka, Zambia ready to contend with cockroaches, prepared to cope with fuel and water shortages and keen to tour the country with The Bishop and The Professor… She makes plans to settle down, but an unexpected turn of events throws them all into confusion.
Shrink: The Autobiography of a Psychotherapist by Jed Golden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The wild, autobiographical story of Marty Obler, shrink: his childhood in an extremely poor, dysfunctional family eventually returning to Brooklyn and storming through Brooklyn College, getting his Ph. D., and, finally beginning a successful practice as a psychotherapist, in which he details a number of riveting case studies, not the least of which is his own—more of a self-analysis.
Darkness: The Secrets of a Blind Psychologist by Ryan Scott
Price: Free! Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Coming from the backwoods California mentality of Occidental during the Great Depression, I became an apple picker, dish washer, grocery clerk, high school teacher, hippy nightclub owner, radio personality, and a PhD psychologist, despite my failing vision and three failed marriages. I made numerous mistakes and false starts during my life, but I’ve finally found the secret of happiness.
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La revolución arrancó de raíz a Cecilia, con apenas seis años, de su cómodo hogar de clase media en Cuba y la plantó en el vecindario de bajos recursos de la Pequeña Habana en Miami. Su padre mujeriego se enfocó en reconstruir su carrera, persiguiendo la promesa americana de riquezas y liberación del pasado.
Family Secrets by Sherry Derr-Wille
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the late 19th century, orphans became a ward of the county. When that happened to my grandmother, she was sold as a bond servant, setting the course of her life into motion. At the age of 18 the man who held her bond had taught her to read and write, be a good Christian woman, and the mysteries of housekeeping. Giving her a watch, a bible and $10 she was on her own for the first time...
Beyond Bourda Green: a memoir by Percy Haynes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Beyond Bourda Green tells the story of growing up in Bourda, a ward of the city of Georgetown in Guyana, the land of many waters--a ward connected to the colonial past. It is a simple story of being raised in a tenement yard by a single parent mother who sacrificed her own life sustained by the dream of a better life for myself and my sister.
Chaloklum, The Village of No Last Names by Patrick Ashtre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,180. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chaloklum, The Village of No Last Names is about taking a chance. It’s a love story and shows how one can’t help but be influenced by Buddhism, whether or not you’re a follower, while you’re living in its cradle. It’s a tale about finding a home that came in the form of a fishing village on an island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Gulp by Nigel Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,330. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When life no longer belongs to you, you need to disappear. This journey takes the reader on a journey, of one man's story of survival, inspiration, self-discovery and reinvention.