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My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City by Sari Gilbert
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 130,920. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It’s a nice place to visit but would you really want to live there? Sari Gilbert, who has lived for close to 40 years in what many have called the Eternal City, answers with a resounding “yes”– but it’s a “yes… but”. A native New Yorker who moved to Rome after graduate school, Gilbert's book describes life in the Italian capital: to sum it up, “fascinating, and delightful, but not at all easy”.
The Great Lottery Pay-off by Gerry Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When a Buddhist monk becomes a millionaire after winning the Thai government lottery, life is never the same again for a seven times divorced British pensioner. Gerry Skoyles doesn't benefit financially, but has to negotiate immense obstacles subsequently created by an abbot in saffron robes. Unscheduled, often weird events provide an opportunity to explore exotic locations off beaten tracks.
Trying to Understand Brazilian Culture: Memoir of a Brit in São Paulo by Andrew Creelman
Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Within this book, some incredibly highbrow questions are explored about Brazil. Does it really resemble a giant, dangerous game of Grand Theft Auto? What’s it like to live in a football-mad country? Are ALL Brazilian women beautiful? What is it like to teach here? And perhaps the most important question of all is addressed within these pages: why, oh why, do Brazilians wear so little on the beach?
The 1960's - Changing Times by Jon Peasey
Series: Memoirs, Memoirs - Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Set against the global back drop of the 'Cold War' and mankind's race to put men on the Moon, Australia's 'Baby Boomer' generation during the 1960's decade enjoyed a more carefree, idyllic lifestyle than their parents' generation. American culture began to pervade Australian society bringing many changes with it. This was the decade I made my journey through adolescence into manhood.
The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot by MrsXNomore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Marriage to an airline pilot seemed a dream come true. She ignored the red flags, abuse, continually hearing “You’re so lucky to be married to him!” Never empathic, putting them in serious debt, he promised to fix things. Instead he divorced her. When she uncovered his prostitution habit, he left her, taking their child. The horror finally ended when she realized he was a socialized psychopath.
The Common Man - God, Home, Country by Melvin Valkner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Growing up in the 1950s, The American Dream was very much alive. Anything was possible. Trusting was easy, so was taking risk. Oh, how things have changed. What happened? More than a personal memoir recounting life’s struggles and triumphs, THE COMMON MAN is a fascinating insight into today's world. Someone has said, “This is the stuff martyrs are made of.” Are you ready for the truth?
鍼灸界の異端者 by Thomas Blasejewicz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Japanese. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
An Extraordinary Life by Brian Twinney
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
A betting man visiting Cardiff in Wales and meeting a baby Brian Twinney in 1936 would have given very long odds on him making it into his teens, let alone being 78 years old and living with his family in the north of Thailand. For this is a survival story, just as much as tales of shipwrecks or walks across Antarctica.
The Firehouse Journals by Alan Courtney
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,820. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Midnight Express meets Gilligan's Island when a disbarred lawyer serves his sentence inside a fire station staffed with prison inmates.
The Barista is IN by Dairy Martin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
... whether you need coffee, a pep talk, or a quad Venti, non-fat, no whip, three regular mocha, three sugar vanilla, iced mocha... to go. Whatever it is, your barista is here for you. Enjoy the daily happenings and hilarity of barista Dairy Martin as she chronicles the day by day life of a barista in the big Seattle based coffee shop.
Sonderling in Ost und West by Thomas Blasejewicz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: German. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
Aus der ersten Hälfte einer geplanten 1-jährigen Weltreise wurde ein permanenter Aufenthalt in Japan. Über das Studium von japanischem Bogenschießen zum praktizierenden Akupunkteur - was wie ein langer, verschlungener Weg erscheint, macht im Nachhinein den Eindruck einer schicksalhaften Entwicklung ohne Umwege.
Silent Courage by Mary Eigel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
At the age of twenty-five, Mary Byrne Eigel finally found the answer she had pursued since childhood. The reason for her unexplained, persistent pain was finally named. She learned she had been born with bi-lateral hip dysplasia. Mary presents an insightful perspective on the attitude, tools, and resources she enlisted while navigating her own road to wellness and a pain-free lifestyle.
Pray and Bring Chocolate by Dawn Hood
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By her mid-30s, Dawn had her all-American life: a husband, a home, one boy and one girl and one more baby on the way. And cancer. This is the true story of coping with an overcoming breast cancer with friends, family and faith. Words to Live by: Life is hard. God is good. Don't get the two confused. Bruce NcMichol
I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Heritage by Mary-Ann Kirkby
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
In 1969, Ann-Marie Dornn's parents did the unthinkable. They left a Hutterite colony near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba with seven children and little else, to start a new life. Overnight, the family was thrust into a society they did not understand and which knew little of their unique culture. The transition was overwhelming.
Cabin Stories: An Arkansas Memoir by Norma Connor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Seventeen stories relating to our Chicago family's discoveries and adventures in the northwest corner of Arkansas explore the dynamics and benefits of learning a different culture. Maintaining a seventy-nine year old log cabin is a chore in itself, rendered memorable by our love of discovery and family.
Forced Reckoning — The Detailed Truth About How Mitt Romney’s Business Skeletons Became Barack Obama’s Winning Strategy by J. Randy Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Labor rights
Forced Reckoning delves into politcs, labor issues, family struggles, and wealth inequity. The resounding message proved throughout the book is: You can achieve great things through commitment, change and a drive to do better things with your life. He details his link to Mitt Romney and how he became involved in Obama's re-election campaign.
B4:20 Trippin' Down the Reaper's Road: A Deadly Descent into Drug Addiction by Kennesaw Taylor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,100. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Lemon Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonus included, free copy of Bestselling Novel 'Informally Educated' B4:20 is a gritty book about drug addiction. It contains Foul language and Adult Situations. For some the euphoria and enlightenment they provide help to ease the stress of a world careening out of control. For others they provide a life of escalating nightmares.
Stop Smoking You Dumb F#CK by Rhiannon Morgan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cigarette smoking is a difficult topic. In this book I share an intimate story of addiction. I detail my own smoking habit and how I was able to change that habit and finally quit smoking. I also share the story of those close to me who could not. This is a personal look at the disease caused by cigarette smoking and the effects that are rarely attended to.
Death by a Thousand Cuts- A Retail Misadventure by Allyson Gierke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"What else can possibly go wrong?" These are the words you'll share as you read this wonderful tale of the author's life as the owner of an upscale decor shop in Billings, MT. A humorous chronology of her days observing the calamitous happenings that occur while she partakes in her dream of store ownership, this will make you run from doing the same. Great photos only add to the enjoyment!