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Survivor Guilt by Janet Meade
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Ask not for whom the bell tolls . . ." "Survivor Guilt" is a short memoir about my experiences in the 2009 bushfires, which are now known as Black Saturday. Facing trauma of such magnitude forces you to rethink your priorities. The bonus story "My love is like a rose garden", contemplates love and persistence.
Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still by Ed Semon
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience) by Peter Hitt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey by Shirley Press
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.
Born in Sarajevo by Snjezana Marinkovic
Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1992, what remained of the once diverse and peaceful Yugoslavia began to dissolve. The war that followed presented a picture that was much different than the normal depiction of good verses bad. The casualties ran deeper than the physical wounds and no one escaped unscathed. This is my story of a search for a new home and the separation from those I love... a story of being uprooted.
Nebulous Mooch by H. Lovelyn Bettison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Nebulous Mooch. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life is what you make it, and H. Lovelyn Bettison thinks it's one big laugh. Explore the sillier side of daily life with her in Nebulous Mooch. Bettison is a humor blogger who has combined the best of six years of blogging into a book for you to enjoy. Her unique perspective allows her to find the humor in even the most ordinary circumstances.
That Lonely, Sinking Feeling: A Memoir of Love, Friendship, and Letting Go by Gabriella West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
San Francisco, mid-1990s. In this poignant short personal memoir, Gabriella West goes back to her twenties to explore a confusing friendship with a married couple that started promisingly, but became a painful and obsessive love. Readers who have found themselves lost in destructive and addictive relationships will find it compelling reading.
Slave To The Farm by Erika Tafel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat by William Willis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Home Again in Paris: Oscar, Leo and Me by Matthew Fraser
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A lively, insightful, and poignant memoir about daily life in the France of myth and reality. The book is an inspirational personal journey and a portrait of modern France combining observation, anecdote, and a cast of colourful characters in a rich narrative that takes the reader on an eye-opening adventure into the French soul. Above all, it’s a book about faith, hope and the meaning of home.
Yes Thailand! A Bittersweet Second Attempt at Teaching English Overseas by Clark Nielsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes Thailand! is one part memoir, one part travelogue, and five parts humor, tying together funny stories from Nielsen's childhood with the amusing obstacles inherent to working and living in Thailand. Written as a series of interconnected essays, Yes Thailand! covers everything from the humid weather to the Thai language, holidays, public restrooms, ladyboys, and visas.
Divine Secrets of the Ta-Ta Sisterhood: Pledging the Pink Sorority by Joanna Chapman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,700. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 45,Joanna Chapman confides what it's really like to join the pink ribbon sorority. The author guides the reader through Cancerland, whispering advice as she tackles rugged emotional terrain and unexpected detours, revealing why you should accept those foil-covered casseroles and when to give out "Stupid Passes" for well-meaning but clueless comments.
Bland Bybor I Västra Rajasthan by Son Lal
Price: Free! Words: 42,110. Language: Swedish. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Självbiografisk berättelse om vänskapsrelationer och kulturkrockar i Indien mellan 1977 och 2008. Min kontakt med byliv och växtodling i enkla genuina miljöer, där man klarar sitt vardagsliv genom strävsamt arbete. Med små marginaler och många att försörja. Vad familjerna gör för att säkra sin framtid. Hur samhällsförändringarna påverkar deras tillvaro. Samtal med byborna om deras livssyn.
Why Me? The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story by Burt Boyar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,330. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Why Me? is the self-portrait of one of the extraordinary men of our time, who became a figure of controversy because he dared to live his life not as a Negro but as a man.
Meeting My Twin Flame by Dagmar Oktabcova
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is my personal account of meeting my twin flame. Initially our meeting struck penetrating fear into my heart. Simultaneously my powerful draw to him had me wondering if I had a death wish. Ultimately the intensity of our encounter catapulted me into spiritual awakening and a journey of self discovery.
Varuna - a Thames Barge that was Home by Caroline Havord
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 by 7-books.net. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and her new husband give up high-flying media lives in London's famous Fleet Street to make a home on an old Thames Barge lying in the mud in Essex. Life on the Varuna turns out to be a long way from 'cocktails on deck at sundown', and Caroline writes about it all with a distinctively dry and laconic wit. Even the tragic ending fails to dim her ability to 'keep on keeping on'.
Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette: A Story About Traumatic Brain Injury, Abuse, Death, Divorce, Love & Laughter by Wendy Gaynor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A call from the police telling single mom Wendy Gaynor that her 18-year old daughter, Ruby, had been in an extremely serious car accident changed an ordinary fall day to an extraordinary one. Mom, I Want to Speak to Marie Antoinette is a powerful and poignant account of one family’s struggle to turn tragedy into triumph, setbacks, turmoil and disharmony into serenity and success.
Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm) by Peter Hitt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.
Something Furry Underfoot by Amy L Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
BloggyBook Spring Season 2013 by Marc Corn
Series: BloggyBook, Spring 2013. Price: Free! Words: 36,770. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book series contains a blog post for each day of the season. I share many aspects of my life, and that includes struggles, funnies and family moments. I wrote this book to keep track of my daily activities and to remember precious family moments that we never want to forget.