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Coney Island Odyssey by Murray Koren
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 by Jennifer Leigh Allison
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.
Finishing Year by Bentley Bryce Finley
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 by Karen Maeby Bates
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 by Senthil Rajkumar
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 by Vivian Hayes
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 by Richard Riordan
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.
Miracle on 91st Street by Joseph Parenti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph Parenti was hit by a stolen speeding car. His life was turned upside down in a few minutes. His heart stopped three times and he suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Tsunami Reflections - Otsuchi Remembered by Charles Pomeroy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This book details the fate of Otsuchi, the author’s retirement home, as a microcosm of the horrific tsunami that destroyed Japan’s Sanriku Coast on March 11, 2011. The narrative provides geographical and historical context and reflects on the tsunami’s aftermath, loss of family members and home, mass funerals, cultural aspects, humanitarian efforts, and plans for recovery.
Against The Flow - A True Story Beginning in 1930s Outback Australia by Ruth Ann Jellett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life growing up in outback Queensland was tough in the 1930's. Ruth Ann Jellet should know, she lived it. In Against The Flow, her first book written just shy of her 80th birthday, she recalls the hardship and memories of a Queensland long gone.
Les Mémoires de la marquise de la Rochejaquelein by La Marquise de la Rochejaquelein
Series: La Guerre de Vendée, Livre 1. You set the price! Words: 136,160. Language: French. Published: September 23, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Ces Mémoires racontent les batailles, les grands désastres, les misères qui marquent les plus funestes guerres civiles de l’histoire de France, la Guerre de Vendée.
By The Blood of My Redeemer by Nate Zhang
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: American English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A Christian testimony by Nathan Zhang. Written for a class I am taking, which is being held at my church.
In the Shadow of the Wind by Ann Christine Fell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
There is life after loss. Through a sequence of extraordinary events, In the Shadow of the Wind tells how one ordinary woman learns to dance on the threshold of fear, to cherish every moment of life, and to believe in her inner resources to conquer adversity.
Big Foot in the Back Yard by Charles Hallmark
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014 by OFFBooks Digital. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This delightful and informative book records the adventures, ideas, thoughts, and information of Big Foot investigator, Charles E. Chuck Hallmark. All events are true, all photos are genuine. Chuck respected the power and the intelligence of Big Foot, but saw and found no danger in the creatures he encountered and hoped to leave that image for the world.
Any Road Will Take You There by David Berner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
A middle-age father takes the reader on a five-thousand-mile road trip, the one he always wished he’d taken as a young man. Recently divorced and uncertain of the future, he rereads the iconic road story - Jack Kerouac’s "On the Road" - and along with his two sons and his best friend, heads for the highway to rekindle his spirit.
The Night Watchman Adventures by Max M Power
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From 2005 to 2009 I worked Security overnight. While there are a lot of misconceptions about what security can “actually” do compared to Law Enforcement I am here to tell you, I will not be clearing up ANY of those misconceptions. All these misadventures are 100% true. So sit back, relax, and prepare to have your funny bone tickled with the lighter side of Law Enforcement.
Becoming Mrs. Rogers: Learning to Live the Fragile X Way by Cindi Rogers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Becoming Mrs. Rogers is the true and heart-felt story of one couple's journey into acceptance following a devastating genetic diagnosis for both of their sons. Their story, its highs and lows entwined with its wisdom and compassion, has become a beacon of hope for thousands of families struggling with fragile X and other autism spectrum disorders.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD by Noah Paine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.