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No Direction Home (The Drifter Chronicles: Volume One) by Greg Cayea
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
We begin on the first day of sixth grade in the upper-class community of Roslyn. I was the biggest loser in school and struggled to stay afloat. Then one day everything changed. It was in the eighth grade when I went from being the biggest embarrassment on Long Island to the most popular kid in school. But by that time it was already too late. So began a dark trail of revenge.
More Unique Than Buttons by Sue Latham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sue Latham has authored four books. This autobiography is her fifth publication. Within these pages you’ll read about her butterfly and button-filled life, from birth to the present. Now a widow, Sue was married for over 62 years to Ed Latham, a minister and elder.
Stories My Grandfather Told Me... And Other Tales by Maria Grazia Swan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I grew up in a small Italian town at the foot of the Alps. We didn’t have television, computers, or any other type of home entertainment. During the long winter evenings we listened to stories. My grandmother could tell fantastic tales of fairies and monsters. Often cousins and other neighborhood kids will gather in our kitchen to listen to Grandma spin her magic.
From Trials To Triumph by Terry Skepple
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The remarkable true story about the journey of a Haitian baby called Champion who survived the 2010 earthquake and triumphed through unimaginable circumstances. While you read this book you will learn about the tenacity and strength you need to push past obstacles and defy incredible odds, in order to reach your goal.
Testimony to Love by Mary Tiffen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
This book is fascinating on many levels. It is a glimpse, through her own words, into the life of a woman, Gwen, born in the nineteenth century into a life of privilege. Gwen's words show a woman deeply in love with a husband who was controlling, selfish and often heartless to his wife and children. It is a vivid glimpse into a long-vanished world which holds the reader in thrall.
Ouch! by Glenn Seerup
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of my recollections of a battle between a finger and a table saw. How fortunate circumstances and a great neighbor saved my finger.
Connected: How a Cochlear Implant Made Me More Deaf by John Cradden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Born deaf, John Cradden grew up as a 'hearing' person - mainstream schools, no sign language, no deaf friends. In his late thirties he went almost completely deaf and chose to get a cochlear implant. In this honest account, he describes the long but fascinating process of getting one and its success. But, in a curious twist, he also writes about how he ended up feeling more 'Deaf' than hearing.
Brightening Over Dillon's by Liam Nevin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Fred's Diary 1981 by Robert Fear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Sarah Jane Butfield. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wanted to read someone else’s diary? Then try this: "Not only a time-capsule but a cautionary tale of gems, drugs, and jail time as he explores waterfalls, Buddhist temples, and snow-capped peaks." Doug E. Jones
The Fragrance of Angels: An Accident, A Taste of Eternity, and a New Life by Martha Brookhart Halda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It happened in an instant: a car crash, thrown from the vehicle—and then swept into eternity . . . only to return, after being pronounced dead three times, to a far different life. Welcome to The Fragrance of Angels, Martha Brookhart Halda’s memoir about time on the other side—and how and why she reshaped and developed a new purpose in life after it became more fraught with challenge.
Don't Write Your MEmoir without ME! by Viga Boland
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.00 from 1 review)
An easy to read and motivational workbook/gulde to writing your memoir. Anything but a textbook, you'll come away believing, as the author's workshop participants have, that you too can a memoir folks will want to read. Written by Viga Boland, the author of 4 memoirs, including the Gold Medal winning, "No Tears for my Father", this book is cover to cover good advice and fun reading.
A Summer Hike by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author and his small dog go on a hike near Black Mountain (NC, USA) on a nice day in June of 2004. However, sullen thoughts concerning his crumbling first marriage mar the outing. When he stops to rest a second time, the cruel hand of fate snatches his faithful companion. Approximately 1700 words. Largely autobiographical. No sex. No violence (at least not witnessed or expressed). No drugs.
Ready Reference Treatise: Reading Lolita In Tehran by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book describes the time period when the author happened to be a female professor of Western Literature at the University of Tehran.
Of Me I Muse by Gary D. Kessler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An inspirational guide to lateral thinking when writing family and personal histories. Whether or not there’s a heaven or a hell, people will live on in the memories of those they’ve left behind. On that premise, and with the belief that we all have life stories, philosophies, and influences simply by “having been,” to pass on down to later generations— memoirs and family histories are for all.
The Final Dive by Terrence Morrissey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An absolutely fascinating story of how two men met, one man of prominence, the other was the manager of a car rental company in the Bahamas. It all began with “Would you like to borrow my car?” Spear fishing and diving in the beautiful Bahamas, late night dinners, and joyful night-clubbing. An untimely death and a casual remark changed one man’s life forever.
The Sugarless Plum by Zippora Karz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For dancer Zippora Karz, a rising young star with the famed New York City Ballet, being diagnosed with diabetes could easily have ended all her dreams. The Sugarless Plum takes readers deep into the heart and soul of a young dancer, and is a remarkable testament to determination and perseverance.
An Autumn Hike by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In October of 1994, the author and a Korean American lady go on a hike to Big Bradley Falls in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It was a perfect fall day ... until a misstep. Very closely based on a real event. Only some proper nouns were changed. Approximately 3,300 words. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. If this tale were a movie, it would most likely get a PG-13 rating.
HIC ET NUNC - Vent'anni e non capirci un cazzo by Fabio Manenti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: Italian. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Un diario di vita che descrive il lento e tortuoso incedere dell'esistenza dal punto di vista di un ventenne.
Memories, Dreams, Nightmares by Jack Weiss
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016 by Ironstone Digital. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the memoir of Jack Weiss, who at the age of 14 is deported from Hungary to the notorious Nazi death camps. Desperate to stay with his father, and barely able to pass as a grown man, he recounts the horror of life at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Alone at the end of the war, he travels through orphanages and refugee camps until brought to Winnipeg by the Canadian Jewish Congress to start a new life.
Open Windows - A Story of Postpartum Anxiety and Depression by June L. Young
Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
From pregnancy to the hell that is postpartum depression and anxiety, June discloses intimate detail from her journal, medical records and family history. Amidst the savage depression and crushing panic attacks, she finds strength and solace in family, the art of storytelling and the mystery of faith.