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Troubled Mission: Fighting for Love, Spirituality and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru by John Wagner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A successful US attorney abandons his law practice to volunteer with a religious organization in Peru. In his sometimes romantic, sometimes terrifying, always inspiring memoir, John Wagner searches for love, spirituality, and the chance to fight against injustice and oppression in a country not his own, while working for a religious organization he could not trust.
The Kiss I Ran From by Peter 9 Bowman
Price: Free! Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Felice and Peter bring three-day old Michael home from the hospital and go from being a couple to a family. Can romance survive? This is a true story and the third installment of Peter’s journey to happiness with the women he meets along the way.
The Game Warden's Son by Steven T. Callan
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Retired game warden Steven T. Callan’s love of nature and passion for protecting wildlife took root long before he experienced the adventures described in his book, Badges, Bears, and Eagles. In The Game Warden’s Son, he recounts more of his own investigations along with those of his game warden father and their colleagues. Intertwined with these tales is the story of a boy and his father.
Things My Mother Used to Say by Elizabeth T. Pardo
Price: Free! Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A multi-chapter journey through our shared past, Things My Mother Used to Say tries to recapture my mother's most important sayings and figure out not only why she said them, but how they relate to my life today.
Oorwinnaars by Ben Joseph
You set the price! Words: 43,990. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
OORWINNAARS is 'n boek oor vandag se Westerse samelewing en hoe dit eeue gelede al beplan was.Dit ondersoek hoe agendas geimplimenteer word deur sisteme. Dit bevat kommnetaar oor kontroversiële onderwerpe soos inmenging met voedsel, farmaseutiese en gesondheids industrieë; die geld, belasting, politiese en regstelsel en openbaar geheime regeringseksperimente op hulle eie bevolkings.
Overcomers by Ben Joseph
You set the price! Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
OVERCOMERS is a book about today’s western society and how it has been planned throughout the ages. It examines how agendas are implemented through systems. It contains commentary on controversial subjects such as the food, pharmaceutical and health industries; the money, tax, political and judicial systems and discloses undercover governmental experimentation on its own citizens.
The Marl Hole Kid by Anthony McCandless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Set in the industrial heart of England in the 1960s, The Marl Hole Kid tells the story of one boy’s struggle to maintain his dignity and compassion growing up in poverty, with a violent, alcoholic, Irish father. A variety of touching, humorous, and outrageous stories illustrate this inspirational journey of survival and the forging of the boy’s spirit and character along the way.
Office Hours: One Academic Life by H. N. Hirsch
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that asks: what are colleges & universities really like? “This is the story of a serious scholar finding his vocation, his students and his gratifications, amidst the near-impossibility of such discoveries in higher education today. The writing is beautiful and the accounts of times, places and institutions are alternatively moving, penetrating and provocative.” —Wendy Brown, UC-Berkeley
Memoirs of a Young Boy by Askia Moses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Askia Moses is a self-made man. A loving husband and father, his overwhelming success today came as a result of hard lessons learned from growing up in difficult circumstances, with few chances to escape the harsh realities of life. This is a coming-of-age story about poverty, a love of soccer, betrayal, dubious business deals, and never giving up, no matter the cost.
The Long Farewell by Marley West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
It's amazing how one telephone call can change your life, but discovering your best pal and life long companion has fallen ill with the dreaded big C, does. Immediately you realise they are on a one way journey and so begins The Long Farewell. 8 years in total. This short story looks at how Morris our character, while watching his father take this path copes with the realisation of loosing him.
Surviving Tracy by Patti Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
In 1974, the most destructive tropical cyclone recorded in Australia’s history devastated Darwin on Christmas Eve, turning the city into a war zone. This book is a collection of survivor stories.
Through The Gate by Jean Meyer
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean Meyer is an accomplished painter who has spent most of her adult life in Italy, but she grew up in a terraced suburban house in Wirral. Through the gate is a evocative memoir of those years which has been written as an imaginary voyage around her childhood home, focusing in turn on the events associated with each part of the house and garden.
Where The Buffaloes Roam by Norbert Mercado
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Everything on Earth is temporal… Everything has an end." Author Norbert Mercado reminisces about his childhood in his hometown, Lanat, in the province of San Manuel, Tarlac. He recalls moments and friends that he will never forget and the lessons that he has learned growing up.
Hugs and Hisses: My Mission of Love as a Shelter Volunteer by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Award-winning author, animal communicator, and Reiki practitioner Sharon E. Cathcart shares tales from her humane education work in this new memoir. Sharing stories of both happiness and heartbreak, Cathcart brings us into the challenging world of animal rescue. All proceeds from the book will benefit Humane Society Silicon Valley.
12 Shots: 2015 blog posts by Lance Shaw
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2013, my son Brian was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. This book traces my second season of training and participation in a 100mi cycling event to help raise $37,454.13 for blood cancer research and patient assistance programs. This amount is equivalent to the average charge for a single chemotherapy injection delivered to my son. He received 12 of these shots in two-months.
Lady in the Red Cranial Prosthesis: My Journal of Cancer and Faith by Tracy McCain
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Tracy McCain is in for the battle of her life. A diagnosis of breast cancer; a treatment of surgery and chemo. Confronting challenge after challenge — to her health and to her Christian faith — Tracy generously shared her journey with relatives and friends by posting regular on a website. Candid, revealing, and introspective, and even humorous at times, the posts became the soul of this new book.
Nothing Like Normal ~ Surviving a Sibling's Schizophrenia by Martha Graham-Waldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,930. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
What if you woke up one day, living with a family member who had changed into an entirely different person? What if she were an older sibling you had always admired and strived to be like? And what if you were an insecure preteen when it all started? What would that do to your life?
Journey to Life by Hasan Kabir
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Wesbrook Bay Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journey to Life is the story of a desert boy with no deep roots but connections everywhere. Hasan’s survival through changes such as the Iraqi revolution of 1958 and the emergence of Bangladesh as a nation in 1971. He served as a senior executive in Saudi Arabia. His many friends ranged from royalty to ordinary people. Throughout his long career he never lost his intellectual thirst and curiosity.
14 Days: A Mother, A Daughter, A Two Week Goodbye by Lisa Goich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
How do you let go of a hand you've held your whole life? When Lisa traveled home to visit her parents in December 2011, she never expected an ordinary three-day weekend to turn into an extraordinary 14-day observance of her mother’s life – and ultimately – death. From a child’s first breath to a mother’s last, 14 Days shows how closing that circle can be a celebration of this unbreakable bond.
The Other Side of Me: Memoirs of a Vietnam Marine by JimBobSwafford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“The Other Side of Me” is a true story about a Marine who served three tours of duty in Vietnam during the years of 1966-1970, D.L. ‘Tex’ Swafford. Tex, as his comrades called him, was not the same man he once was upon returning home from Nam. No, that man died over there with thousands of other soldiers. He was a casualty of war, sent home with a broken mind and invisible wounds.