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The Wayfarers: Journeying through a Century of Change
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Virginia Ames was born in the Deep South at the dawn of the twentieth century. In her hundredth year, Ames takes us back to the 1970 cross-country sojourn wherein she and daughter Mary poignantly and critically looked at a century of sociability and social change—including race relations, revolutionary politics, the auto, space exploration, and flight.
The Trains We Rode
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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The dramatic true-life adventures of recreational collegiate freight train riding. Personal recollections of dodging railroad police (sometimes unsuccessfully); bone numbing cold, walking zombie tiredness, what the #@!$% moments and beautiful scenery you can only see seated in a lawn chair in the open doors of a boxcar. NEW LOWER PRICE!!
Treading Clams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Treading Clams is a young man's memoir of growing up in a small seaside town at the end of the Second World War. Like the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, John "The Crabber" White takes us on eight different life changing adventures across an all American landscape. He reminds us of a more romantic time when children grew up unsupervised on the streets and back lots of small town America.
Sex and Soul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Sex and Soul is a frank and often funny account of one woman’s transition from good Catholic girl to an out and open gay woman of color.
Be a Man: How I Spent One Year Drinking, Shaving, Farming, and Fathering My Way Toward Masculinity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
When Peter Andre wed the love of his life, he assumed he would cross two thresholds at once: marriage and manhood. But months after he exchanged vows, Peter is the same passive-aggressive man-child he has always been. In an effort to become a rugged, rustic, capital-M Man, Peter decides to complete a different manly activity every week for an entire year.
Woman Defined
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
How do you define a woman? Do you define her by her experiences in the past? Her choices in the present? Or her dreams for the future? This collection of poems illustrates the defining moments in the life of the poet. Moments that shaped the choices she made and held her back from truly living in the present. In coming to terms with the past, one can let go of it, and enjoy the present.
Whatever Happened to Patient 2410
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At age 15, Minda Lazarov became Patient 2410 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when diagnosed with Hodgkin's - a disease of the lymph nodes. The "C word" was never spoken that day in 1970. The fact that Minda survived into her 50's is remarkable in itself, but what makes her story so compelling is the intelligence of her writing, the humor of her humanity, and the resilience of her spirit.
RANDOM THOUGHTS THE DIARY OF A RUDE GIRL
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are journal entries recording the mind, dealing with depression, self medicating with drugs and insecurities from my childhood. These journals are all in rhymes as I am highly influenced with Hip Hop Music.
Assisted Living: An Insider's View
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is it like to live in assisted living? The available literature (slick brochures, dry professional surveys) is of little help to prospective residents who want a preview of the experience. This book is a unique combination of personal impressions, observations of fellow residents and descriptions of day-to-day operations. And it is written by a resident who is also a trained psychologist.
Taming Lil' Mo (Next Level Publishing Presents)
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by nextlevelpublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Taming Lil' Mo is a part memoir and part tell-all book that uncovers the provocative life of one of the industry's most successful artists. It's the ultimate backstage pass that exposes the dark side to the Christian girl's story. The dramatic pages are filled with wild relationships, lies, religion and family.
The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Based on the blog and personal journal Hollis Walker wrote during her journey through breast cancer, The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle is an honest, sometimes painful, and surprisingly funny story of what facing breast cancer is really like. The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle offers inspiration and hope to those facing life-threatening illness and the people who care about them.
The Little Red Thief - The True Story of Foxyloxy - An Orphaned Fox Cub
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,330. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Louise Wren was closing her bedroom curtains one night when she spotted a fox cub sitting alone and forlorn on her lawn in the dark. Realising it had been orphaned, she began to feed it, soon recruiting her grandchildren to help. So began an extraordinary relationship which changed Louise’s perception of foxes forever. She is now involved in the conservation of the animals she has come to love.
Coney Island Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
Confessions of a Rambunctious Kid: A Quest for Self-Discovery and the Meaning of Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Jennifer began her quest for self-discovery at an early age when she realized she was different from other kids. Suffering from a bizarre condition known as Sensory Processing Disorder, she shares her innermost thoughts and struggles. She fell into many deep potholes on her journey, which included abuse, addiction, and poverty. Ultimately, the challenges taught her some valuable life lessons.
Traveling Softly and Quietly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,090. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A young man's journey for meaning on and off the beaten path.
Finishing Year
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A 48-year-old single father takes a gap year to finish his university education as an international exchange student in Europe.
The Captain in Me: Scrapbook
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the free scrapbook / preview-teaser for The Captain in Me, of which, also will include my previous book In Love With a Sailor. The Captain in Me takes your soul for a walk down a long pier on the beach where the only guide is the sunset right before your eyes. It’s the moment where you wake to see that you are no longer dreaming and you are given the chance to take charge.
Five Days In The Blue Mountains
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A great travel companion. An easy on your mind, light weight travel oriented book that essays my five days in the blue mountains. Among many other things, the journey made me realize that romance is very much alive in me and that I can still appreciate the finer things in life.
Letters To a Lover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A pretty 24-yr-old single young woman left the big city of Berkeley, CA, to go to her first teaching job in the little country town of Tulare. She met a young man in her college art classes, at the U of C, Berkeley. She wrote regularly to this friend, who saved all her letters. The letters are here, exactly as she wrote them, except names are changed for privacy. A true love story of the 1930s.
The Mayor: How I Turned Around Los Angeles After Riots, an Earthquake and the O.J. Simpson Murder Trial
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The only Republican to be elected mayor in Los Angeles in the last 40 years, the core of Richard J. Riordan’s success as a politician, philanthropist, and businessman has always been empowering people and getting things done with clear-eyed, compassionate pragmatism. In this book, he shares how he brilliantly turned around L.A. after it faced near disaster.