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Mike Resnick’s Worldcons by Edizioni Della Vigna
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of articles, from 5-time Hugo winner and Worldcon Guest of Honor Mike Resnick, about the Worldcons he attended—and with an introduction by Worldcon Guest of Honor and Nebula Grand Master Robert Silverberg.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival by Ronsteinman
Price: Free! Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
Shipwrecked in Paradise by Julie Waterman
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For some the call of adventure is just too much. Julie Waterman never had a quiet life. One of 7 children, her life was always busy. At 23 she was running a cleaning company, employing over 400 people. But at 35 a new challenge beckoned. After buying a yacht, Julie gave it all up for an once-in-a-lifetime voyage across the world, single-handed.
A Small House in France by Brenda Barrington
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A magical holiday to rural France with their children had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington - to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Time Grooves and Travel Records by Adrian Breeden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
Embracing Life's Changes With Focus and Faith by Constance Brannon
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dr. Constance Brannon shares her uplifting story. Even through divorce, life threatening illness and all of life's trials, she perseveres through faith. This book will motivate readers to push through every test of faith and to seek power in true forgiveness. Brannon's story is a testimony to the awesome power of God who is truly the source of our strength.
Family Matters by Susan Gutteridge
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 40,930. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Su Gutteridge’s grandmother Florence married Frank Ginns at the beginning of the 20th century and they soon had two children. But Frank’s health was being ruined by drinking, and when he became ill and died at the age of only 28, she married a local churchwarden, William Gutteridge. Su has now written this intriguing dramatized account of years gone by after researching early years of her family.
The Way It Was by Jack Dunn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a depression baby whose formative years were on the home front during World War II and whose college experience enabled him to live the American Dream.
A Memoir: Healing Childhood Emotional Wounds by Bruce Brodowski
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Our childhood emotional wounds mold us into the wounded adults we become. We can never step into the fullness of our calling if we are controlled by the lies we believed as truth. Life’s events molded him into the wounded adult he became from his childhood emotional wounds. Follow the spiraling path that led to near disaster. Journey with Bruce down a road to healing.
The Little Garage Library by Sandi Caldwell
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you like to read, or simply enjoy good stories, can you remember how or when you started on your reading journey? Did someone inspire you to become an avid reader? A grandparent, maybe? Or, perhaps, a neighbor, aunt/uncle, older sibling? Most of us can put a face on that question - and truly be thankful they were there. Here is my story, from the bottom of my heart.
The Journey That Never Was by Jeanne de Ferranti
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
Forgiveness by Maxine Sommers
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Macky's unfolding life brought insecurity and inner turbulence. Disturbing thoughts overshadowed her strong intuitive self, heightened during four decades of debilitating painful cyclic migraines. She is coming full circle, gaining insight into how words and actions, have overloaded her sensitive body. Spiritual healing has taken place as a natural course of her continued trust and belief.
Isolated World by Susan Eastwood
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When she was two years and ten months old, Susan Eastwood scrambled up on to a table. She fell, sustaining two black eyes and a broken nose. It was only months later that her parents realised that the fall had also rendered her completely deaf. Since then Susan has had to learn to survive in a world and overcome her sense of isolation.
The Dancing Debutante by Elfrida Eden Fallowfield
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Elfrida Eden was born into a distinguished family – her uncle was a Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. As one of the last true ‘debs’ she mingled with the stars. She auditioned for Judy Garland and turned down Norman Wisdom’s offer of a film role. She also turned Sean Connery down when he made a pass at her at a party after being cast as James Bond.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It by John Rezell
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul by John Rezell
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
Fate Brought Me Home by Jayne Carol
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Fate Brought Me Home" is a true story about the many times in Jayne's life that she had fallen, and how the universe showed her the way. It's about a greater love, and about fate. In life, things happen for seemingly no reason, but there is always a reason, whether it be a lesson to learn or karma to pay or even as payback. There is always a reason.
Breaking Out of Show Business: What I've Discovered by Not Being Discovered by Michael Paul Ziegfeld
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"You have probably never heard of me. There may be a very slight possibility you recognize my name or maybe my face. But I have no delusions. I've always said, 'I’ve sky-rocketed to the middle.' This is a little taste of my attempts to move up the ladder. I hope you like it. These are the highlights of my life...so far." - Michael Paul Ziegfeld
As Far As I Remember by Michael Bawtree
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story