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Long Climb Back: Trekking Through Loss and Beyond by Rita Hartley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Long Climb Back, writer Rita Hartley traces her journey through loss after the sudden tragic death of her husband. As part of her healing journey, Rita decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro — a lifetime dream that her husband had before he ran out of time. Her climb also raised money to grant a child’s wish through Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspired that child's parents, and others, to do the same.
The Spiritual Gifts of Health Problems by Clint Goodman
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
Every now and then, and it doesn’t happen often, it suddenly hits you, as if for the first time, that this isn’t going to go away in an hour. It occurs to you that you will not find relief. That you are not just enduring through it for a little while until it gets better – this may never get better! So this is your new life. Learn more from the life of Clint Goodman...
Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown by David John Mampel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by SturdyGrace Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
Reverend Dave became Daffy Dave, but it wasn't easy. Years of struggle and lots of hard work lay between the two. Dave wasn't able to do it alone, but he didn't have to, and neither do you. Coyote Spirit: The Improbable Transformation from Minister to Clown is the story one man's journey from despair to contentment, and is a road map for anyone else trying to do the same.
Mirror Talk: A Memoir by Barbara Alfaro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,240. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Winner of the 2012 IndieReader Discovery Award for Best Memoir Mirror Talk is a heartfelt and often hilarious memoir about a Catholic girlhood, working as a young actress in New York, and being a middle-aged poet in the burbs.
Please God, Which Side is Up? by William Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Please God, Which Side is Up?" is the memoir of an ordinary family man, who relates here snatches of his life from his invalid childhood in Scotland to training as a commando in the Royal Marines, to working as a journalist in Africa in the unsophisticated ‘50s and '60s; and latterly as a public relations specialist in South Africa.
Amerika? America! - From Immigration to Espionage by Eva Krutein & Manfred Krutein
Series: Krutein Memoirs, Book 3 · Biography & Memoir. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Vol.3 of the remarkable autobiographical memoirs of Eva Krutein finds the family moving to California - in the 1960s! - with five teenagers! Suddenly Eva's narrative is interrupted by her husband, Manfred. His secret diary is quoted at length, revealing how his "ocean mining" job for Howard Hughes is really a secret spy project to raise a lost Soviet submarine from the floor of the Pacific.
Legacy: The Hemophilia of Yesterday by Matthew Barkdull
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Ralph Dean Rytting was diagnosed with hemophilia in 1943 at age sixteen. With the limited treatment available at that time, he endured debilitating bleeds. Yet he never let the disease crush his desire to be educated, work, and raise a family. Faithfully recording his thoughts and feelings, Ralph reveals how he overcame life's unpredictable challenges with faith, humor, and irrepressible optimism.
A Sight Worth Feeling by Gi Marie Arena
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,590. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(This is a nightmare I never thought I would dream. Oh wait, I'm not dreaming!) Malignant? “Did he just say malignant?” I looked up at my husband from the chair that was stationed in the center of the tiny examining room, and without uttering a word between us we knew what Dr. Nicolitz had said. He most definitely said, malignant.
The Algerian Stories by Christiane-Rita Moodie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Algerian Stories – The Ghost in the Well; The Last Caravan; The Ancient Enemy and Mirage – recount four unique and memorable events from the author’s life as a child born and raised in Algeria. The poetic prose and beautiful illustrations bring these exotic tales to life.
Getting Away With Murder - A True Story by George C. Mallinckrodt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,320. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Having worked as a psychotherapist for nearly three years in a Florida state prison psychiatric unit, George Mallinckrodt experienced firsthand the ultimate consequences of failed national and state mental health policies. With high hopes, 20 years of counseling experience, and a determination to make a difference, he dove headlong into the miasma of prison counseling.
Soul Survivor by Lon W. Flippo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The soul survives when the child realizes he has never been abandoned by his heavenly Father. Lon Flippo's gripping personal account-seen through a child's eyes-takes readers on an emotional journey through abandonment, abuse, hopelessness, anger, search for identity, grace and healing. Walk with Lon as he finds, not only lessons, but answers, redemption and restoration.
Where Eagles Soar by Bonnie Leon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
A heartless act by her father, leaves Lily brokenhearted and strips away any thread of hope that one day he might love her. She vows to never forgive him and turns to the powerful bond of love she shares with her sweet-spirited mother and her many sisters. Together they share the adventure, beauty and heartache of their wilderness life.
Dreaming Bears by J. Michael Holloway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Native Americans
Dreaming Bears is the true story of the rare friendship that develops between a young medical student with deep roots in the South and an elderly Indian couple in the wilds of northeast Alaska. In 1961, Mike Holloway, his brother Ted, and a college friend set our from South Carolina to spend the summer hiking in Arctic Alaska, intending to live off the land.
Marriages, Mixes and Mess-ups by Eva Rutland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
95-year-old African American author Eva Rutland tells her views on the changing social, racial, religious and sexual attitudes in the United States.
Going Blind I See More Clearly by Eva Rutland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.00 from 1 review)
Only Eva Rutland could make the experience of going blind funny. The 90-year-old Harlequin romance writer, who wrote 20 novels after losing her sight, tells her story with humor and poignancy.
The Stars Beneath My Feet - My spiritual journey after my soulmate’s suicide by Gunda Hardegen-Brunner
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Stars Beneath My Feet is a diary Gunda Hardegen-Brunner wrote for herself and to her husband Michael to share with him what happened to her after he had committed suicide. It’s the story of an inspiring, very personal spiritual journey that touches on the universal questions – what are life and death all about?
Used To Be: Life After The Glass Ceiling by Nora Brentwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Experience the humor of life as a top female executive and the thought provoking growth which happens after a midlife decision to leave it all behind and find true happiness. With hilarious career anecdotes and questions about life beyond it, Nora will have you bouncing between laughing out loud and contemplating your own future. A great read for a generation of women facing these decisions.
Time To Let Go And Be Happy by Jennifer Lau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
A true account of a schizophrenic's past memories about growing up. This is my description of my journey as a young girl living with domestic violence and growing up in a troubled household.