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Never Admit to Having a Senior Moment by Mario V. Farina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A collection of stories from a man who has seen and done much in his 90+ years of life. He's wide-eyed and bushy-tailed and his perspective is invaluable. Have a slice of what an amazing person has to say about his life!
Tales From Behind The Fitting Room Curtain by Molly Hanger
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Preparing for sales events, tills that don’t work, the last-minute Christmas shopper and customers who take their prayer mat into the fitting room... Just a few of the day-to-day challenges of working in retail. An amusing account of life from the other side of the curtain. For those who work in retail – and for those who just love to shop.
A Thousand Sparks of Light by Lenore Janecek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Shining a light on the appalling issue of medical error, this stirring memoir tells of one health professional's empowering story from the hospital mishap to the courtroom battle that catalyzed her now public crusade. More than the legal battle, this is an intimate spiritual journey, an unforgettable story about not giving up on yourself — and also provides advice on taking charge of your safety.
Edith's Story by Edith Velmans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Among The Spirits by Irene Allen-Block
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Glannant Ty Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Among The Spirits tells the story of Irene Allen-Block who discovered at a very early age that she wasn’t like the other children she played with while growing up in England -- she could see and communicate with spirits! This would lead Irene down a unique and sometimes lonely path of self discovery.
The Tail on my Mother's Kite by Maralys Wills
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
What can possibly go wrong in a household led by a mother who is educated, rich, and beautiful? As Maralys and her brother, Allan, learn, the answer is everything. Thanks to a mother who marries seven times, the children are dragged from city to city and husband to husband. Yet this memoir proves that youthful willpower can prevail over powerful adversity.
My Butterfly Cancer by Markie Madden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Walk with her as she takes the grueling trip from diagnosis to remission and beyond, to becoming an independently-published author. 20% of sales goes to cancer charities.
My Bipolar Backpack by Susan Ralphe
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / bipolar disorder, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this powerful memoir, My Bipolar Backpack, Susan Ralphe employs sharp storytelling skills honed over a long, newspaper-reporting career to tell her own story of long-term, heart-wrenching bipolar madness and recovery from it.
A Mercenary, Some Spanners, A Triffid And A Hedge by Dan W.Griffin
Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Welcome to the second piece of the jigsaw of the mangled sludge of words and stuff that will eventually curdle and congeal into the boondoggle of the memoir, No stranger to the P45. This is actually a prequel to the first mini-book, 'A hitman, a chopstick and a darlek'
Raven's Flight by Amraah Carole White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This autobiography tells the fascinating tale of a woman's life through 7 decades from World War II into the 21st century, a journey of growing up and growing wiser in America.
Ao Anoitecer by António Belo
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Mas neste lamaçal, nem tudo foi negativo, pois eles (reformados, aposentados e pensionistas) foram nomeados como principais donos do país, certamente por antiguidade, e por isso escolhidos para assumirem, com maior peso, as dívidas resultantes de tanta “inteligência”, mediante o crime de “abuso de confiança”, forma suave de apelidar o acto de quem fez uso dos valores que lhes ficaram à guarda! …
Ao Anoitecer by Chiado Editora
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Os mais jovens que, em princípio, não se revêem nesta prosa, terão o privilégio de conhecer o passado de alguns dos seus conhecidos, perceber o porquê de algumas atitudes e opções que até então lhes pareciam “menos adequadas” e, em algumas das imagens, poderão encontrar elementos importantes que, no futuro, lhes servirão para enriquecer a sua formação.
Summer with the Indians by James McKenzie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Summer with the Indians is my personal memoir as a boy working in the migrant orchards of the Okanogan in 1961. The book also provides an opportunity to see the Native American from a different perspective as I share some additional insight and experiences in the years that followed.
Fifty Shades of Arugula at the Psychiatric Salad Bar by Samuel Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Political
This book is a diverse collection of short satirical pieces. There are rants against the Social Security Admin ; the customer service of Comcast, the perks of being a monopoly and a story about the shared horror of a trip to the RMV. Stories of life experiences include my first visit to an ashram: being one of the last people on earth to get a cell phone; and a trip to the Nervous Hospital.
Avec Toute Ma Force by Gabriella van Rij
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: French. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
En 1966, une petite fille âgée de trois ans entreprend le voyage de son orphelinat au Pakistan pour la famille d’un diplomate aux Pays Bas. C’est le récit rafraichissant et sincère d’une militante, auteure et conférencière, Gabriella van Rij.
An Anti-Life: Memoirs of a Neurotoxic by AnAnonymousSurvivor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
What if a physical illness could inspire violence and murder? This is the question posed by 'An Anti-Life' and its anonymous author, "Mr. Nas."
Another Fool's Paradise by Roger J Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 178,460. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Dreams of adventure become reality when, in 1961, nineteen-year-old Roger J Burke gets a job in New Guinea as a Cadet Patrol Officer. Come with Roger as he tackles the clash of cultures; the harshness and humor of colonial administration; patrolling in country; earthquakes, tropical diseases, and other nasties; investigating murders and suicides; and just missing death by a spear in the gut....
Girl with the Crooked Smile - Stuck in a Moment by Darah Zeledon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A riveting tale of courage, faith, hope, and survival, Girl with the Crooked Smile takes readers on an intense and moving journey that begins in Panama when a pregnant American mother of three is diagnosed with a massive brain tumor. Revealing what it really takes to weather life's storms, this inspiring page-turner will leave you with a fresh new optic as you tackle your own life challenges.
The Wayfarers: Journeying through a Century of Change by Virginia Wade Ames
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.