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Susannah Cahalan’s Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a Summary of Susannah Cahalan’s award winning memoir "Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness" An instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. This summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the time to devour all 288 pages.
Better Than Before: How Polio Transformed My Father by Mary Beth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
The author's father came down with polio in 1944 when he was 35. He was able to cope with the horrific pain of polio, help others while in the hospital, and work to raise money for a vaccination. It shows how his life experiences as a child, teenager and an adult prepared him for his purpose in life which was to help the March of Dimes. He grew spiritually as a result of attaining his purpose.
Confessions from the Antipodes by Stjepan DZ Benedict
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 179,210. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This story continues “From the Razors Edge,” about a refugee becoming citizen his personal struggle for acceptance to work and raise a family. He sacrifices his old to raze the new. His personal story he tells it the way it was at the end to loses it all. This is Part 3 on timeline 1972-1996 in the life of people Author meets, knew and worked with seesawing between life’s calamity and ecstasy.
Alpine Beach: a Family Adventure by Susan Steggall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: Australian English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alpine Beach: A Family Adventure is an account of a decade the Steggall family spent in the French Alps. In 1978 we (John, Susan, Zeke, aged seven and Zali, aged four) left Australia neither for work nor study, but for the adventure of it. It was an active, energetic life with few comforts or possessions, the passing seasons marked by our our experiences of living in two cultures, two languages.
Ancestral Notes: A Family Dream Journal by Zelda Leah Gatuskin
Series: Biography & Memoir. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Dream journal entries, poems, essays, short stories, and a drama based on the author's investigations into her family history and cultural identity. She explores the themes of Jewish spirituality, shtetl life in Europe, immigration to the USA, and men's and women's traditional roles. Repeated references to spirits suggest that this inquiry is not only guided but demanded by ancestral souls.
Never Give Up by Susan L Spahn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On July 3, 1975, Billy dove into the lake and broke his neck. His family was told he was a quadriplegic and he should be put in a nursing home. His family never accepted that prognosis and they never told Billy that he wouldn’t walk again.
Memories of Home by Beverley Reid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Memories of Home" takes a nostalgic look at the difficult process of leaving a cherished island family home. The book depicts the uniqueness of island life as it is lived by children and adults and celebrates the strength and importance of community.
Regrets - A True Story of Suffering, Abuse, and Exploitation by Jeannie Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true story. I was abused as a child It was hard to forgive, but even harder to forget. We cannot change the past, but we can ruin the present by worrying about the future. Life is too short and time is too precious to dwell on what might have been. There is no such thing as a life without regrets.
Pat Conroy's The Water is Wide A Memoir Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Pat Conroy is a Southerner and as a white American in the Deep South in the 1950s admits to biased behavior against blacks. However, his politics changed and works to make a difference to eliminate racial prejudice by helping in the education of predominantly black children.
Unlocking the Dream by Karen Baldwin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016 by John R.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Readers of "Ruby's World – My Journey with the Zulu" demanded answers! Not satisfied to merely survive a heart attack and breast cancer, Karen Baldwin traveled alone to a Zulu village in South Africa. Once there, what begins as a joyous adventure becomes a crushing and inexplicable betrayal. Has she unlocked the key elements of her dreams, or is she still on the journey?
Ruby's World by Karen Baldwin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by John R.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"An extraordinary story, beautifully told. Baldwin's account of her adventure in Africa is honest, moving, frequently funny, sometimes startling, and always compelling. This is a journey of faith, and it carries the reader along every twist and turn in that journey with remarkable clarity and grace." -- Sean Murphy, author of "The Time of New Weather"
From the Razors Edge by Stjepan DZ Benedict
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Much has been written about refugees struggle to find a place of acceptance under the sun. This is a true story in five parts covering half a century in life of people author met knew and worked with while analysing his own failures by his choices seesawing between life’s calamity and ecstasy. It is about human tragedy a great peoples made country, missed opportunities in the Australian Quintet.
Chasing the Dance of Life by Cynthia Winton-Henry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by John R.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What do you do if you hear voices or see things? You might think, shut up. However, if voices prod you with big human needs like Love, Justice, and Freedom, you might become a blabbermouth performance artist. You might try to demystify dance, healing rituals and communal peacemaking enough to wave a flag in sight of the mainstream. The voice of Love is that compelling.
Tales from a Boiling Pot: Learning to Thrive in a Dysfunctional World by Cindy Bruckel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This story begins much like those we have heard many times before – a young girl growing up poor in a small rural town in central Mississippi – all Cindy ever wanted was to be safe and to fit in. But having been born in Mississippi during one of the most controversial periods in Mississippi history – the ‘60s was anything but safe and nurturing. “Do as I say, not as I do,” and “Children should be
Her Love Story by Tricia Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 and represented by LightenUpBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ever had the feeling you were meant to meet someone, and then they become a catalyst who changed your life, and you know it was how it was meant to be. That is what happened to Tricia Kelly after she was captured by Don Henley, member of the Eagles in 1976, backstage at an Eagle’s concert in Sydney, Australia - Arrived in LA and sat on his gate without knowing his address the first day.
Oil Field Trash Roughneck Tales From the Rig Floor by Greig Grey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Q. Public fills his tank without a thought as to how the gas got there. Greig Grey tells the story Johnny—of the Oil Field Trash, tearing through formations, pubs, and their rig-rides, in search of black gold, so that you can swipe that plastic and get back on the road. Sociologists claim they’re a subculture, but you may not want to tell them that. They might dot your eye, or buy you a beer.
Die Definition von Freiheit (part 2 from 3) by Lily Amis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: German. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Die Definition von Freiheit" ist die Fortsetzung von "Destination: Freiheit", ein autobiografischer Roman und Teil 2 einer Trilogie.
My Personal Singapore History, From 1959 To 1980 (A Family Doctor’s Tale 2) by Kenneth Kee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book describes My Personal Singapore History Part 1 from childhood to adulthood. (My Singapore Story 1959-1980 or A Family Doctor's Tale 2) “You know, the cure for all this talk is really a good dose of incompetent government. You get that alternative and you'll never put Singapore together again: Humpty Dumpty cannot be put together again” – Lee Kuan Yew My political journey began at 1959.
Out of Poverty: Living and Teaching in Asia by Judy Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In their mid 50s, Judy Smith and her husband, Roger Cristofoli, reached a financial crisis. Although loaded with university degrees, technical training and years of experience, they were not able to find employment anywhere in Canada. At the brink of losing their home and going on welfare, they happened across an advertisement for English teachers in South Korea.
It's a Mad, Mad World by Paul Buckley
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 53,340. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Find out about the hen that crowed, a house break-in that wasn’t, the truck driver who lost his bale and the fire alarm that wouldn’t stop and much more. Read about the majesty of Zion National Park and marvel at the pressure on top High School students in California. It is indeed a Mad, Mad world.