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Life on the Line: A Basketball Story by Brian E. O'Neill
Series: Life is A Free Throw-Might As Well Make It!, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2005 I had back surgery. At 66, my rehab would be difficult. I joined a local gym and rediscovered the sport of my youth, Basketball. I couldn’t run the court but I could throw up a Free Throw. In doing so I’ve developed my own technique, ”The Net Technique” I invite you to see how my love of Basketball as a boy eventually led me to shooting 97% at 73 years young.
The Long Road to Freedom - A Survivor's Story by Dr. Lubo Michaylov
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author intended initially to present a brief summary of events in his personal life. However, as he wrote he realized he could not ignore major national and international events which had an impact on his country, his family, and his life. WWII, and the imposition and affects of Communism on the population of Eastern and Central Europe, figures prominently into this captivating memoir.
As I See It: From a Blind Man's Perspective by Robert T. Branco
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this book, Robert Branco, who has been blind from birth, discusses numerous issues pertaining to blindness, including legislation, discrimination, employment, myths about blindness, and adaptive technology. This second edition includes two dozen new essays on website accessibility, relationships, Beep Baseball, personal care issues, and much more.
From Paupers to iPads by Tony Berry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story by Steve Mazza
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It Takes a Naked Man to Tell a Naked Story is the true story and personal adventures of a man who discovers that decisions made in life can take you down many different paths. From Vietnam Veteran to nude model and everywhere in between, he steps outside the box late in life to find personal fulfillment.
Stories My Parents Told Me: Tales of Growing Up in Wartime Malta by Rupert C. Grech
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Stories My Parents Told Me is a collection of seven short stories based on actual events during World War II on the Mediterranean island nation of Malta. The stories describe a difficult time for children and their families where survival was paramount and family ties were what sustained them. These stories describe a culture of a time past for a deeply religious and frugal people.
It was all Greek to Me by Diane Scott Lewis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cyprus in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.
Africa Lives in My Soul: Responses to an African Childhood by Nancy Henderson-James
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How do missionary kids really feel about growing up in Africa? This heartfelt book exposes their raw feelings about their childhoods in Angola and Congo from the 1930s to the 1960s. Variously called third culture kids, global nomads, or MKs, we share an overwhelming love for Africa along with a lifelong sense of not belonging in North America.
Swimming with Maya: A Mother's Story by Eleanor Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In a memoir that has been called "heartbreaking and heart-healing," Eleanor Vincent shares an inspiring true story of courage, creativity, faith, and sheer tenacity as she seeks to find balance after unthinkable tragedy. "Vincent's poignant decision to donate Maya's organs will resonate with even hard-boiled readers." Booklist "A moving saga." Midwest Book Review
Bruised But Not Broken by Fam Cartel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It helps to know that others have been where you are. The drug nightmare has so many women in the grip of despair, leaving them with broken marriages, depleted finances and emotional bondages, but there is hope.
BloggyBook Summer Season 2013 by Marc
Series: BloggyBook, Summer 2013. Price: Free! Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Life goes by really fast. It’s like someone is turning the hands of time and not giving you a chance to treasure each moment we have in life.
Do These Work Boots Make My Feet Look Fat? by Kathleen McLaughlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The 1970’s was a daunting time for women working in non-traditional jobs. Kathleen McLaughlin obtained a position with a local utility as the first woman mechanic’s helper. The reaction of the men on the job was unexpected. This book is a humorous collection of snippets of her non-traditional life: personal time, work time and her promotion into the curious world of corporate administration.
Hour of the Wolf: An Experiment in Ageless Living by Paul Lipton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
2 a.m. The hour of the wolf. You wake up filled with regrets, and haunted by dashed dreams, wondering what went wrong. For Paul Lipton, a successful lawyer in his sixties, his mind’s howling in the darkness reminded him that time was slipping away. His solution to these sleepless nights became an adventure, and an experiment in ageless living.
The Making of a Peace Corps Volunteer: From Maine to Thailand by Roger Parent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,600. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a different book about the Peace Corps experience. It shows how the author’s growing up in Acadian French-speaking Maine prepared him for service as one of the first volunteers in Thailand. His unique background in the Acadian French culture of Northern Maine helped him to work effectively in Thailand, and thereby helped to shape the Peace Corps in the vibrant organization it i
Outrageous Fortune by Terence Frisby
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 214,410. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Controversial, passionate and wittily written account of a leading playwright’s success, marriage, divorce and his encounter with legal stupidity and malice.A young actor/playwright, a nobody from nowhere, met a beautiful aspiring model. They fell in love, married; he wrote an international smash hit play and film comedy and made their fortune with There’s A Girl in My Soup.
Neither Here Nor There by John Suddath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Angels & Skunks: Highlights From the Life of Michele Roby Eastman by Jeff Roby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Michele, born 2-2-1970, grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana with her sister and two brothers. Though born last she quickly maneuvered her way to a position of power at the head of the family. It was NOT a hostile takeover. This story is witness to the life she loved, a remembrance of childhood stories, growing up in middle America in the 70s-80s, and a reflection of the many legacies she left behind.
Adrian Timofeev. My Lectures for the Soldiers of the General Staff in 1902. Part 2. by Adrian Timofeev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
This is an extract from my prison diary of 1903-1906. I was 20 and I did a propaganda work among the workers and soldiers in St. Petersburg in 1902.
I Thought I Left: A Different Kind of Near Death Experience by Jef Meulemans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story about an important piece of my life. It is not just about suicide, but rather the events immediately after my attempt to end my life. Have you ever wondered what goes through someone’s mind when they make that decision? At that moment are they happy? Are they sad? What does it feel like? Do they have second thoughts? This book gives you my answers to those questions.