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The Do-Over: A Memoir of Work and Love by Amanda MacKenzie
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Do-Over is an inspirational story about waiting for clarity, trusting your inner wisdom, and the surprising turns life takes when you let go and believe in possibility. A refreshing reminder that you can always begin again.
Cycle of Hope: My Journey from Paralysis to Possibility by Tricia Downing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On September 17, 2000, Tricia Downing's life took a detour. While training on her bicycle, Tricia collides with a car that turns directly in her path, and instantly becomes paralyzed from the chest down. Cycle of Hope chronicles Tricia's journey from the first terrifying moments of impact with the car through rehab and her emergence as a world-class athlete.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon by Tony Buxton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author’s fascinating adventures in the early 50’s portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. Born in Colombo (Sri Lanka) in 1931. He spent his early childhood in England and returned to Ceylon after the war to work the family business founded by his grandfather. Not the typical colonial type, who was expected to segregate himself from the “nati
Awake I by Gregory Hoey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
"Powerful. Compelling. Great prose, Great story-telling abilities, Dramatic. Complex and acutely intelligent are the words best used to convey the breadth and majesty of this undoubted classic!" -Carey Holbourn-Armfield, editor of Atlantic Times Monthly.
The Rorkes Drift North by Lindy Rorke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This entertaining memoir is set in Gatooma (Kadoma) during the time the country Zimbabwe was still known as Rhodesia. It is largely an account of a family history that touches on the lives of so many others and their memories.
Tallweed by Paul David Robinson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,930. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Faith Naber wanted to share with us what it was like to grow up in Mount Greenwood during the great depression. She started her book at the beginning of her first memory of THE HOUSE that her parents built. Her parents and four children to live in a wall tent on the floor of a house without walls or a roof through a Chicago winter in 1924. Faith was 4 years old.
Through the Dragon's Gate by Jean O'Hara
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean O'Hara is now a prominent psychiatrist in London, but she grew up in a humble tenement flat in Hong Kong in the 1960s. Jean developed a fascination for medicine and moved to the UK to attend medical school. This book is her account of a childhood steeped in the culture of China, and first steps in a career in medicine.
Johnny De Silver FDA: Reflections of a Candy Cop by BF Oswald
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 121,610. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
You would think working for the Food and Drug Administration would be humdrum and routine... but it seldom was. From assignments that included inspections of the cosmetic industry, to white-collar violations and even undercover investigations, no two assignments were the same. This is the true story of the life of investigator #768 in the FDA from 1960 to 1964.
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots by David Kerr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Paddling Down the Darling by Tony Pritchard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the 1970s I had drifted down the Darling River in western New South Wales. An eighteen month trip in a ten-foot boat with no motor. I had adventure, found love, and experienced a personal awakening (sometimes referred to as a breakdown). Then in 2010 I returned to the Darling, and just in case I missed something, I did the same trip in 2012 and in 2013.
The Fear by Gerard Fritsch
Price: Free! Words: 160,210. Language: Australian English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the remarkable story of a twenty years old conscript called Chris who is send after a short training in Algeria to fight the Algerian army of liberation. He has to survived in this inferno 851 days or 28 months in the most dreadfull condition, sleeping under tents without any confort next to the mighty electric barrage and fighting side by side with the French Foreign Legion.
Pure Ambition by Jake Land
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
The struggle of a poor migrant boy, determined to become wealthy. Also to overcome the brainwashing of being born and raised by deeply religious parents into a Protestant cult which greatly clashed with his ability to communicate with the spirit world almost from birth. He also tells many details of his secret life as an undercover agent for over 30 years, under various guises.
I Also Walked on This Earth by Eugene Stefaniuk
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 350,510. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Eugene has walked over eight decades of his life on this earth and knows his walk is coming to the end. Before he bids farewell to this earthly walk, he wants to leave for family, relatives and friends his earthly life history. His life history is varied; from a farm boy who grew up in the: “Great Depression”, to being a school teacher, a military man and lastly a clergyman.
A Love Undeniable, A Life Unforgettable: A Memoir by Scott G. Howard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It was ‘severe like’ at first sight. Chris Conlon was a bright light in Scott Howard's life from the first moment he laid eyes on her. What started out as a chance meeting over mini golf ended as a deeply touching journey through life, love and battling bone cancer. In this book, Scott shares how love is the one thing that gets you through it all.
In Pursuit of Knowledge by Sher M. Khan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 132,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Born a humble village boy in Pakistan's Swat Valley, Sher Khan had the curiosity, the intelligence and the determination to succeed in a career in medicine, becoming a senior registrar in a UK hospital. Sensitive, wide-ranging and often very funny, Sher's story portrays the life of a wise and kind man - a village boy who became a world traveller.
My Life With Death by David J. VanBuskirk
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The memories of an accidental undertaker's journey. During my thirty-two years as a mortician, I've seen nearly every kind of death imaginable, and I've had my hands on some of the most gruesome and grotesque looking bodies imaginable. Out of the thousands of experiences in my career with the injured, the dying, and the dead, these are the incidents that will forever be etched into my memory.
Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant: Undercover & Overwhelmed as a CIA Wife and Mother by Lillian McCloy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Bordertown Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant by Lillian McCloy is an engrossing, decades-long memoir of foreign life under deep cover for the CIA. McCloy reveals the intrigue, danger, and humor of clandestine life in her thoroughly entertaining account of a CIA family's nomadic lifestyle."- Alan B. Trabue, CIA (Ret.), author of A Life of Lies and Spies
I Remember the Time... by Kim Hemphill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,650. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Ride along on a journey that starts from a disfiguring childhood accident to years of abuse and bullying, and ends with a life full of success, happiness, and love.
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