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Fighting to Function: Tales from British Prison by Stephen G.D Jackley
Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compendium of stories and articles written inside prison. This book provides unique first-hand insight into the British penal system, with reflections that have bearing on society as a whole.
American Stripper: A True Story of an Exotic Male Dancer by Dion McTavish
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a teenager, Dion McTavish was a nerd. Smart, quiet, and scrawny, he surrounded himself with video games and books. He didn't drink or try drugs and he definitely did not party. But something happened when he got to the University of Florida. He began to work out. Soon, his new physique and a chance visit to a lingerie shop led him to a profession he'd never considered: male stripping.
Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God by Joyce M Lovely
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joyce Lovely grew up in Liverpool during World War 2, her family surviving a blitz which damaged their home and killed two thousand of their fellow Liverpudlians in a week. She and her young friends dreamed of peace and safety, but not as much as they dreamed about ice-cream. A charming memoir of a young woman’s childhood and coming of age.
Insufferable Indifference - The Mocking of America by Neil E. Clement
Price: Free! Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Biting social commentary mixed with philosophical musings will challenge your sensibilities. “a blend of autobiography and political and philosophical commentary that calls upon Americans to enforce the foundations of democracy.” D. Donovan, Senior eBook Reviewer, MBR
Snobby Aunt: Life Lessons by Terra Lee
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A short and true story about very valuable lessons in life. Written out of the love for my deceased father with the purpose of sharing all the great things he taught me. Snobby Aunt is the story of two siblings and how very different their lives were. One good and one bad but which one was which?
Call Me Adam by Arthur Adam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Me, I'm from a family of 19 kids, the middle one. I have grade 2 education therefore i don't read and write so good. We grew up poor and I was always hungry. I was told that I was ugly and stupid. (as told to a ghostwriter)
Fiona's Fight by Fiona Fifield
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,290. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
Fiona Fifield is a multiple sclerosis (MS) survivor. Her mother and sister also have multiple sclerosis and her father suffers equally debilitating ailments. In this autobiography Fiona takes you through her troubled childhood and adolescence, as well as her struggles with sobriety. Follow Fiona as she fights for her life, struggling through the challenges of having MS and her relationships.
Bless Me Father For They Have Sinned by FR. Paul Roberts
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 175,810. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bless Me Father For They Have Sinned is a must read for anyone who wants to catch a more intimate look at the infrastructure of the Catholic Church. With his memoir, Father Paul Roberts offers us a historically relevant, yet compassionate and humorous, account of the inner workings of the oldest corporation in the world.
Because You Were There by Austin Macauley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In private letters to her husband, Sally documented her journey from mourning back to love, acceptance, and joy. She hopes that by publishing her letters, she will provide support to others struggling with the grieving process.
Warts and All by John Ffitch-Heyes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Born in the 40s to a public school educated ne'er-do-well father and a mother born and bred in the docks, St Tropez must have seemed inaccessible to the young John Ffitch-Heyes. But in this book, Warts and All, the author shows how luck, determination, and a gallery of contacts picked up along the way can make any dream come true - except, perhaps, multi-millionaire.
A Mistress Abroad by Jean Hood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Told in an engaging style, A Mistress Abroad brings to life that time of optimism, with the vibrant and revolutionary 60s only a few years away. It was a time in which a woman like Jean could enjoy and experience her early working life amidst the fascination of other cultures and the allure of pilots and planes.
Embracing Quincy, Our Journey Together by Katie Marsh
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Pregnancy and childbirth, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when you're told your baby will not live? And if by some miracle she does live, she will be extremely disabled? When a high-tech ultrasound at 22 weeks revealed that Quincy may have a rare genetic disorder called trisomy 18, the Marsh family was given a choice: to terminate or to continue Embracing Quincy.
Turtle Tushies in the Land of Banana Beer, A Peace Corps Memoir by Anita Pauwels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 124,880. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A newly married Texas couple with great teeth join the Peace Corps to teach fish farming among the friendly, hard-working people of Burundi. Grappling with motorcycles, banana beer, bugs, frogs, charcoal-spewing imbabulas, mud, tons of rain, falling down, getting up, political uncertainties, language and cultural barriers, they work with courageous farmers, and learn we are all One in the heart.
Jumping Fences, Love and Hazelnut Cake by Jack Braunstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
As a nineteen year old, I mostly experienced fear, except in fleeting moments, when I was overcome with warmth and love. Worried that I was losing my marbles, I set off looking for answers. But not just any answers, I wanted real answers that made sense, and that didn’t require a PhD or hard work. Join me on my life’s journey. I could never have predicted what I’d find.
Final Analysis: The Making and Unmaking of a Psychoanalyst by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » History
He was the rising star of psychoanalysis, an intimate associate of Anna Freud and Kurt Eissler, a member of the Freudian “inner circle” with unrestricted access to the Freud Archives. And then Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson threw it all away because he dared to break the psychoanalytic community’s deepest taboo: he told the truth in public.
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow by Lee D. Goldstein
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
There's a Hamster in the Dashboard by David Berner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A book of essays by David W. Berner is the next best thing to storytelling around a bonfire. In “There’s a Hamster in the Dashboard,” Berner shares stories of “a life in pets.” Along the way, Berner shows that pets not only connect us with the animal world, but also with each other and with ourselves. The result is a collection of essays that is insightful and humorous, entertaining and touching.
A Journey of Pride: From Mauritius to Melbourne by Jacques Coosh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay and lesbian
When his older brother asks him if he is gay, Jacques is first stunned by the question. Soon after he’s come out, Jacques leaves behind the idyllic island of Mauritius, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. This is a poignant story of resilience and hope. Despite the challenges, Jacques finds fulfilment, happiness and success, living the life he wanted.