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The Change Agent: How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Inspirational
The true story of a well-raised kid, a three-year starting quarterback, a young person filled with potential…until a shocking addiction took hold.
Craving Normal: An Ordinary Life Veers Off Track...Way Off
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Sociology
Living in a rock hut on a nude beach. Staying in a religious commune. Facing an angry man with a gun. Riding camels. Hiding freaky health food lunches from lucky Twinkie eaters. Michele didn’t experience these things living in the suburbs of San Francisco. Then came the counterculture revolution. Her entire life changed.
Selections from Across Two Novembers: A Bibliographic Year
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,210. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A masterful abridgement of the 2017 Across Two Novembers, this book preserves the erudition, poignancy, and occasional quirkiness of the original. It cuts out the lengthy bibliography and some of the daily journal entries, but one is never left wondering what might be missing when a day is skipped. Mentions and fine reviews of dozens of books share the stage with the more personal details.
The Eternal Spring A Simple Amazing Life
Price: Free! Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Eternal Spring is a reminiscence of a simply amazing life. Interesting to read and capture the life of a middle-class family. One life is worth, the experiences and memories extend one's life into an eternal spring.
Cora Means Heart: Memoirs of a Special Needs Mom
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
In a world where comparing ourselves to others is our quick-and-dirty way of assessing whether we're doing okay, the parents of a disabled, special needs or medically fragile child can feel like they're never quite okay. In Cora Means Heart, special-needs parent J.A. Busick invites you along on her journey and offers some answers to the question, "Are we okay?"
In Training: Years of Pain, Days of Laughter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019 by Squirrel Haven Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Recovered and compiled from abandoned boxes of neglected materials after the author’s demise, this revealing narrative describes her traumatic early years and training that prepares her for eventually using her often frustrated talents to produce widely read, highly acclaimed textbooks in her field.
Defeated By Lunch: The wine, food and friends from my travels in France
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2019 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Whether you’re a world traveler or never left the U.S., after a few pages of Defeated by Lunch you’ll feel like you’ve toured the romantic French chateaux and tasted the “Art in a Glass” that is the best-loved French wine. For the past twenty years the author, Bob Perkins has been traveling across the pond, and he shares with the reader his most memorable adventures.
One Pill Makes You Stronger: The Drug That Scorched My Soul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2019 by Transformation Media Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
With 44 million prescriptions per year, for everything from allergies to immune system disorders, prednisone is something of a miracle drug. But the side effects took Don's life and nearly ruined Jill's. In the months and years after his death, Jill reels from grief but finds a way to cope. One Pill Makes You Stronger is a love story, a cautionary tale, and a true testament to human resilience.
Curtain Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2019 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
I thought I was having a breakdown; turns out, it was a breakthrough.
Canadian Memories - The Field Behind Our House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
More of my Canadian Memories. This time, it's about the big field behind our house where, as kids, we could go have all sorts of adventures, usually without telling our parents. There's chasing mice, crossing the deepest water holes, building forts, avoiding traps, and all sorts of other mischief. Enjoy a trip down memory lane with me. Who knows? You might end up remembering a few of your own.
Clarity: Beauty in Pain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2019 by Pearly Gates Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships
"Clarity: Beauty in Pain" chronicles the painful journey of the author that is, unfortunately, also the reality of far too many little girls today. Expressed eloquently, journey with LaShundra as she shares her truths of innocence lost and rejection by those she trusted the most with the tenderness of her young heart.
Esencia Vivida
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: Spanish. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
"recopilación de vivencias relatadas en interpretciones recordadas"
American Kid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Do you want to see the reality behind those who have a mental illness or a substance abuse problem? This book is raw. This book is real. It is a true story about a life that most people don't have insight into. I have sat on this book for over ten years because I felt it would invade my privacy. After a lot of thought, I have decided to release it.
Agonies Of Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019 by COMMUNE WRITERS INT'L. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book of poems is for every broken heart searching for healing. Agonies of Love is a must read for every youth because of the writer’s interest to address the day to day behavior of individuals when in love.
165 Days Short
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,950. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
165 Days Short is the diary of SP4 Bob Gersztyn, who was drafted into the army for two years in 1966. It was written during the last six months of his conscription in 1968 and is a personal coming of age story about a twenty year old young man trying to figure out what to do with his life after he is discharged from the army on August 14, 1968.
Roses Are Forever: A Book of Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In the first book poetry from Nadine Dunseith, she draws upon her experiences with grief, loss, and anxiety to bring a greater awareness and understanding to those who have experienced similar circumstances.
Я — ясновидящая
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: Russian. Published: February 13, 2019 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Все мы все время учимся. Ходить, говорить, писать, думать. Рядом с нами, как правило, всегда есть тот, кто учит. Родители, учителя, жизнь. Мне очень повезло, в моей жизни есть человек, которого я называю УЧИТЕЛЕМ. Это ясновидящая, целительница Галия Елиманова. В книге собраны рассказы о ней, случаи из ее практики. Рассказ о том, как она стала моим Учителем…
A Very Public Offering: The Story of theglobe.com and the First Internet Revolution
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Biography
In the volatile world of internet start-ups, it can take just a nanosecond to lose it all.
Blueprint for an Artist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A personal account—a memoir of sorts. How one artist can reach out and point the way for another: by generosity of spirit and deed and by example. The singer Scott Walker (Engel) lead singer with the Walker Brothers; an American threesome who have travelled to the UK in February 1965 in the hope of becoming successful in the exciting UK music scene. Well they did; and how.
Blackbird Flying
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,150. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2019 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sheila Nickerson's latest work, Blackbird Flying, defies categories. Grounded in the surprising details of family memoir, it expands to an exploration of mystery, "where solid is not solid and the shore is never certain," and lament unfurls to celebration.

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