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Diary of My Bilateral Total Knee Replacement (Bilateral TKR) by Helen Krasner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / musculoskeletal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This short (approx 12,000 words) book is an account of my Total Knee Replacement operation and subsequent recovery. Some of it was written at the time, mainly in diary form on-line on the forums of Arthritis Care (www.arthritiscare.org.uk ). It documents the immediate time before the operation, the operation itself and my time in hospital, and my recovery to total fitness.
27 Days a Pilgrim on the Camino de Santiago de Compostela by Michael Thornton
Price: $7.76 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Despite quadruple heart bypass surgery, hospitalisation due to a complete mental breakdown after losing his younger son to chronic diabetes, and being plagued by self-doubt at having to walk 25 kilometres per day for an entire month, 64 year-old Australian author Michael Thornton sets out to trek the iconic 800km Camino de Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage across northern Spain.
Tales of a Mountain Misfit by Jerry Newton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by EWH Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tales of a Mountain Misfit, written by born storyteller Jerry Newton, is a poignantly honest memoir of a life fully and uniquely lived. In addition to the many engagingly told life tales that will both move and amaze you, it documents in a highly personal way numerous defining events, places and lifestyle transformations in 20th century American culture.
Born Yesterday: The True Story of a Girl Born in the 20th Century but Raised in the 19th by Rachel Williams-Smith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,260. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The book is a memoir of growing up in physical and social isolation stemming from a one-family, cult-like version of extreme religion, yet shaking free from family dysfunction and spiritual abuse to develop a wholesome life grounded in faith.
Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver by Bobbi Carducci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,370. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Bobbi Carducci’s life was about to change. Her ill father-in-law 's odd behavior was a mystery when he came to live with her and Mike. For the next seven years Bobbi did everything she could to save him from himself—while he tried to convince everyone that he didn’t need her and that she was crazy. Caregiver Bobbi took on “the system” and Rodger’s Schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, dementia...
Spirit Matters - A Memoir by Matthew J. Pallamary
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
*1st Place - San Diego Book Awards - Best Spiritual Book* *Award Winning Finalist - National Best Book Awards - Memoir* Spirit touches us in every moment of our existence; only most of us are caught up in the dramas that we have created in our lives, blinding us to a reality far greater than anything we can imagine with our rational minds. It is simply a matter of awareness.
The Life of a Bipolar Depressive by Sophia Antenor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a memoir documenting the journal entries of a young woman battling through bipolar depression. Her life may seem ordinary, but what goes on inside her mind is another story.
To Sark and Beyond by Christine Davies Curtis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chris Davies Curtis has combined her first 3 books: first she is a District Nurse in London in the 1960's. Then she and her husband move to the Feudal Island of Sark to run a guest house and smallholding of 200 hens, goat and a donkey; they travel to NZ by ship, touring in a delivery van they explore work there for 2 years, finally emigrating and Chris gets a job as a rural District Nurse.
Vote Techno Party by A. E. Elliott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,310. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Displaced and prematurely cynical, Selene comes to London and loses herself in its techno party scene. She has one goal in mind: to erase herself...
Sweet Sour Bitter by Janie Whitlock
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
In Sweet Sour Bitter: A Tale of a Friendship, a Transplant, and a Lemonade Stand, lifelong friends tell their story of how an impending liver transplant shaped their lives. It’s a tale offered to readers with the hope of inspiring them to see the richness of their own stories, friendships, and lives.
Titanic Odyssey of 'Becoming' by Kayleen Parr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book sets out to bring an awareness in regard to the conscious reality base - the thought structure - that life experience is drawn from. It highlights the mind’s choices of alignment but, before an informed decision can be made, one has to know the possibilities of such choice.
The Adventures of an International Woman of Mystery by Elizabeth KB Danese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In stories and poems, Eliza tells of Electrical adventures working in Afghanistan, Iraq in the Middle East, and China in the Far East. While Eliza is working hard, wandering and following stories, she is listening to the workers. Elisa remains a mystery to many of her coworkers, but shares her International story that speaks to us clearly about the theory and reality of it all in her book.
Pony Tales by Peta Carr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Pony Tales is based on the true life adventures of Peta, a young woman trying to establish a riding school in the wilds of Canada. Read about her escapades and those of her students as they battle their way through eccentric characters, and the treachery of those mothers willing to do anything to win! If you love ponies, funny characters and mischief this is an entertaining read that will delight.
Time's Secret Parallel: A Scientific Memoir by Fern Hinse
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fern Annabelle Hinse's scientific memoir charts her odyssey of study through mathematics, science and psychology after a near-fatal car crash that shattered her psyche and her body. What she has discovered is a formula for living that both heals and inspires.
The Uses of Adversity by Jeremy Seabrook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of my mother, who, in 1939, discovered her husband was suffering from tertiary syphilis – an affliction which could be cured then only by long years of treatment. The horror with which syphilis was surrounded was similar to that provoked by HIV/AIDS in the 1980s.
Reclaiming My Birth Rights: A Mother's Wisdom Triumphs Over the Harmful Practices of Her Medical Profession by Adrienne Carmack, MD
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Surgeon Adrienne Carmack, MD, shares the personal and professional experiences that led her to become an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding, and genital autonomy.
Paper Dragons by Faith Cotter
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
What would do with time that you didn’t think you'd have? In the wake of an illness that rocked their lives, Faith tries to pick up pieces of the past in an attempt to make life whole for herself and her brother John. Paper Dragons examines the kind of grief that is created by lost time, and the stories that break relationships apart—and puts them back together.
My Holy Spirit Experience Vol 1 by Ham Ola
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this book you will discover my experiences with the Holy Spirit. One of such was during a time of my prayer and fasting. I had an unusual spiritual experience. As I closed my eyes to pray over my food to break my fast, I saw the glory of God for the very first time. It appeared as a thick bright shining cloud moving as if it were a heavy smoke folding itself as described in Ezekiel chapter one.
Certified: Learning to Repair Myself and the World in the Emerald City by Kim Antieau
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Acclaimed author Kim Antieau returns to school in Seattle to learn sustainable food systems and permaculture methods. But something happens on the way to getting her certificate. She learns about herself, the world, and her place in it. And it’s nothing she ever expected. Join Kim as she recounts her adventures and misadventures on the road to getting certified.