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Love Letters in the Grand: The Adventures and Misadventures of a Big-City Piano Tuner by John Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Here are 30 true tales, variously funny, touching, and dramatic, from the author's 28 years of piano tuning. Whether he's telling about tuning a piano for Elvis Presley, clobbering a vicious dog with his tool kit, or finding Tommy guns and love letters in pianos, the author's dedication to his craft, his love of people and music, his strong work ethic and his caring nature all shine through.
Enfants de papier by Michele Laframboise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: Canadian French. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
L’histoire des vaillants efforts démographiques de l’auteure, au milieu de champ de mines des pressions sociales exercées sur les mères. Récit court et mordant pour les mamans découragées par l'obligation de performance, par Michèle Laframboise, auteure de science-fiction de la francophonie.
Little Big Steps - A Life-Changing Injury and the Inspirational Journey to Overcome the Odds by Arash Bayatmakou
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After living a healthy, rewarding and exciting life, I wake up in a hospital bed unable to move. The neurosurgeon says I won’t regain any function in my body and I won't improve. I'm sent home and told to adapt to my new life. This is my story of challenging the dire prognoses, committing myself to getting back on my feet, and overcoming immense challenges to achieve the seemingly impossible.
100 Wild Mushrooms: Memoirs of the ‘60s by Eva Pasco
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Toni Home Perm, Flexible Flyer Snow Sled, Hula Hoop, Mercurochrome, Fishnet Stockings, Beatles, Mohair, Go-Go Boots, Aluminum Christmas Tree…and, the beat goes on. While the mushroom cloud of the Cold War hovered over us, my sister and I carried on as kids do regardless of world events. Feed your head my nostalgic recollections of growing up during the ‘60s counterculture.
A Child's Christmas in the Rockies by Buck Immov
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The snow shimmering on the high peaks was beautiful, but we didn’t know it. Shimmering is nothing to sliding or a new way of riding down the hills and across the snowpacked roads blown by the wind, drawn down the slopes, or hurled into the snow when we slipped. Let the grownups grouse around their stoves, we knew what winter was for. Sliding. Sliding and Christmas.
The Best Fooling by Michael Bawtree
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 115,690. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this second volume Michael Bawtree recounts his experience as a new immigrant in Canada, and his first steps as a professional actor, a university instructor, a book critic and playwright. Michael's story gives us a picture of Canada's theatre activity in the sixties and seventies, with honest portraits of some of its most distinguished artists
Get Up or Give Up: How I Almost Gave Up on Teaching by Michael Bonner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Experimental methods, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As seen on Ellen! As he watched poverty wreak havoc throughout his classroom and nearly break him too, Michael Bonner knew something would have to change—so he changed himself, before he quit being a teacher.
Three Generations Fight Cancer Together: Lessons Learned on the Journey by Elaine Bush
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,540. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A cancer diagnosis impacts a family as it attacks their loved one. What if they can fight not only the cancer, but also the joy-sucking demons that attack on the way? Elaine shares the stories of her family, three generations who joined forces when Papa got cancer. Each member of the family adds insights to waging war against the collateral damage of cancer.
Amen! by Victor Bellini
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,340. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is my story. I lived my life the best way I could, with success and failure, with hope and despair, with satisfaction and disappointment, with illusions and delusions, never counting on others, never asking for favors, never borrowing anything from anyone, never expecting rewards. I did what I did on my own, proud of what I achieved but also mortified by what I unwittingly destroyed.
The Girl on the Station by Carole Naomi Mitzman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Carole Mitzman was raised by a vain mother and abused at school as a `thieving little Jew girl'. Thrown out of her home at 18 just for going on a date, she was exploited by a succession of men. Yet Carole found the courage to come through and to find peace, first by building a new life in Israel and finally by returning to her English homeland
La verità sul Titanic by Archibald Gracie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: Italian. Published: September 26, 2017 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
L’affondamento del Titanic nelle acque gelide del nord Atlantico nelle prime ore del 15 aprile 1912 è probabilmente il più famoso disastro marittimo in tempo di pace della storia moderna.
Perché gli altri dimenticano by Bruno Piazza
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: Italian. Published: September 26, 2017 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bruno Piazza era iscritto al Partito Nazionale Fascista. Non era un oppositore del regime. Venne arrestato a Trieste il 13 luglio 1944, con l’accusa di ‘‘odiare i tedeschi’’ e di essere ‘‘di razza ebraica’’.
Girl, Taken: A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival by Elena Nikitina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
"An astonishing, inspiring true story of abduction, war and survival" - Brian Whitney, author of SUBVERSIVE. In the fall of 1994, 21-year-old Elena Nikitina disappeared. Drugged and kidnapped by a group of Chechen gangsters, she was taken to Chechnya and held in a tiny room. Through eight horrifying months of captivity, and the outbreak of a genocidal war, all that kept her alive was hope.
Неволя: Невымышленная История о Похищении, Неволе и Спасении by Elena Nikitina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: Russian. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking(5.00 from 4 reviews)
«Удивительная и вдохновляющая, реальная история о похищении, войне и выживании» - Брайан Уитни, автор SUBVERSIVE. Осенью 1994 года исчезла 21-летняя Елена Никитина. Её усыпили, похитили и вывезли на территорию Чечни, где держали в крошечной комнате. Надежда – единственное, чем она была жива восемь ужасающих месяцев в плену.
Notes From Bisbee. by Debrah Strait
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,560. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Here in Southeastern Arizona, Tombstone is called the town too tough to die. Bisbee, on the other hand, is known as the town too high to care. That description might refer to the mile high altitude. Every year I’ve written a newsletter to family and friends about the wonders of Bisbee. The letters are all here, just as I sent them out. I hope you enjoy them.
Diplomat, Dissident, Spook by Lisa Warden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For his first posting, a fresh-faced Canadian diplomat and his young family are dispatched straight into the belly of the beast: the USSR in full-on Cold War mode. Next stop, Havana – with an additional assignment: clandestine intelligence gathering for the CIA. Espionage and intrigue abound in this fast-paced, timely, and compelling memoir. With a foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev.
Wild Road Home: Memoir of an Adventuress by Christina Nealson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
She’s not sure where she's going but that's okay. Traveling solo, she hands intuition the wheel and heeds the call to trust. To let awe transmute terror, fear become resolve. Never alone, her messengers are many: human and tree, fur and feather. Somewhere, she knows, there is a piece of her that resides in a home like no other. It sits at the end of a wild road, a nervy procession of initiations
Nightfall to Daybreak by Sally Walls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Never did it cross my mind that we would one day bury our child. But death, the cruel thief, came one evening and claimed him. And though the 'why' never leaves, hope finds its way through the long, dark night.
Autobiografia de un 7 en el eneagrama by Dorian Oria
Price: Free! Words: 17,250. Language: Spanish. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Desde que escribí este manuscrito, como parte de los requisitos para graduarme como terapeuta gestáltico, me he preguntado si hacerlo público, más allá del círculo de la escuela donde estudié, porque creo que servirá de ejemplo (y ojalá de inspiración) para aquellos que estén interesados en su trabajo de conocerse.
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation by Mollie Player
Price: Free! Words: 31,650. 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.