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Growing Up Under the Third Reich by Helga Arndt
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true story of one ordinary family’s struggle to persevere during WWII living in Germany. In their own words family members recall their adaption to a changing political, economic and social environment occurring under Hitler’s reign. Narrated by the youngest in the family, Helga describes the tragic and happy events that led to her family’s immigration to the United States of America.
Artful Alchemy: Physically Challenged Fiber Artists Creating by Anne Copeland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is a collection of beautiful art photos, along with the personal stories of the 23 talented contributors. No strangers to the Internet, teaching, public speaking, writing, selling art, and winning major awards for their fiber arts in major exhibits, these women proactively articulate their beliefs related to their physical challenges, demonstrating the need to view them in a new light.
The Silent Sentinel by REUBEN CARTER
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The story is a mainly autobiographical account of his growing up as a Catholic in a rural area in Australia in the 1950’s. The silent sentinel represents conscience moulded by his religious upbringing into a ..Going-to -heaven versus Not- going- to- heaven division of children.
A Triumphant Detour by Racquel Sarah A. Castro
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
See the incredible journey of a woman with cerebral palsy who wishes to inspire people and give hope to those who are trying their best to live according to God’s will.
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
Intersection With History by Alan Livingston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
November 22, 1963, Fort Worth, Texas: Air Force One carries President Kennedy and his party to their next stop in Fort Worth’s sister city. But when shots ring out in Dallas, lives change. Among those are the author and his family. Intersection With History tells how that day refreshed old memories for a mother and former teacher, and how her oldest son’s life was changed forever by a hand shake.
Mirror Image Shattered: A Twin’s True Story by Madeleine Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
This is a true story spanning almost 50 years, fuelled by events that are unique and horrifying. But my incredible story may offer insight on how the mind works under extreme conditions. A page-a-day diary between 1977 and 1988 has been used as part of the account. Certain readers may find some of the content unsettling.
Sex Celebrities and Spy Cameras by Paul Nichols
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Paul Nichols took a job as a night manager in a top London hotel, he was hoping to meet a few A-list celebs along the way. He wasn't disappointed. He had no idea that he would also have to play detective, deal with theft and cover up several sex and drugs scandals. An entertaining account of life behind the scenes at a millionaires' hotel.
The Bumpy Road to Assisted Living: A Daughter's Memoir by Mary Hiland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,860. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a blind only child, the author enjoyed the single-minded love and devotion of her parents. So when her mother, in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, was going blind and deaf and needed to move into assisted living, it was time for Ms. Hiland to assume the duties and role reversals required for her mother. She wrote her book with the hope of being helpful to others in this tough place in life.
The Search for Connection: A Spiritual Journey to Physical, Emotional, and Financial Health by Joan Sotkin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Follow one woman's journey to inner peace, physical health and financial well-being from young adulthood to the present. As part of her quest, In 1976, Joan Sotkin gave everything she owned away and wandered from place to place for many years, trusting her inner guidance. Her story is one of courage and tenacity and has inspired many readers who search for their own answers.
Geri's Story - Her Life, Her Loves, Her Lord by Geraldine Bond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Geri Bond lived a varied life facing great hardships including an overprotective mother, the agony of a divorce and finally a calming nearly 56-year marriage to the co-author. She had an amazing work ethic which included grocery checker, assistant to an accountant, working in logging operation, newspaper teletype operator, housewife, school crossing guard and juvenile probation officer.
In the World's Shadows by Christopher Hamilton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Christopher's life is lived in the shadow of great historical events, with a childhood spent in colonial India, in South Africa during World War II, and then in bleak post-war England.
Just Another Girl's Story by Laura Eckert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Laura Eckert takes the darkness and shame of her teenage years and sheds light on the controversial topic of abortion and her bout with a teenage sex addiction. At ages 16 and 17, Laura found herself as a patient at an abortion clinic after her parents had learned she was pregnant. Laura’s story is shocking at times, yet riveting, honest and heartfelt. Join her on her journey to redemption.
A Tale of Two Ag Pilots: It started as frothy fun for both of them but ended up becoming toxic – Aerotoxic by PilotPressLTD
Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Enjoy these tales told in parallel by two wannabes, both of whom had a burning desire to fly agricultural aircraft and become qualified, working Ag Pilots in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Peter Lawton and John Hoyte describe their separate tactics and routes towards achieving their Holy Grails.
Turbulent Times & Clear Skies by Nazie El Masry & Jane Warren
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a senior aeronautical engineer with Britain's airlines in the 60s, 70s & 80s, it was engineer and playboy Nazie El Masry's job to keep these man-made birds in perfect condition. Turbulent Times and Clear Skies is the story of his exploits in the most glamorous industry of all, as he defeated the odds to build an aviation business of his own.
I Swear By Almighty G-G-G-God by Nick Clements
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nick Clements became his criminal father's worst nightmare by becoming a mould-breaking young copper. This is the story of how it happened, rich with humour and horror, danger and excitement. Above all, the memoir tells of a young man's determination to escape his past and prove himself as a fearless representative of the law.
Сюжет в центре. Станислав Хабаров. by Всеволод Иванов
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,130. Language: Russian. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Это рассказ о космической отрасли, о начале эры космонавтики. До запуска первого спутника в Лихоборах молодые инженеры разрабатывают первые космические системы. Без опыта, которого тогда ещё ни у кого не было, на голом энтузиазме они по своей сути сотворили исторический прецедент.
Grown-Up Child: A Memoir by Chiufang Hwang
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,440. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Chinese
Grown-Up Child chronicles Chiufang’s occasionally poignant, often funny, and always insightful experiences as the daughter of immigrants, straddling two cultures. Her story, told with wry wit and brutal honesty, is especially resonant now as the place and value of immigrants in American society has come under question.
Helen's Scars: A Memoir About Abuse and Prostitution by Johanna Sparrow & H. Smith
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Everyone, has a story to tell, I’ve just been contemplating if the world was ready to hear mine. You would be surprised at who will try to stop you from telling your story as if it will affect them. Where were those so-called family members when I was killing myself on the streets looking for love? I am here only by the grace of God.
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