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A Memoir: Healing Childhood Emotional Wounds by Bruce Brodowski
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Our childhood emotional wounds mold us into the wounded adults we become. We can never step into the fullness of our calling if we are controlled by the lies we believed as truth. Life’s events molded him into the wounded adult he became from his childhood emotional wounds. Follow the spiraling path that led to near disaster. Journey with Bruce down a road to healing.
The Little Garage Library by Sandi Caldwell
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
If you like to read, or simply enjoy good stories, can you remember how or when you started on your reading journey? Did someone inspire you to become an avid reader? A grandparent, maybe? Or, perhaps, a neighbor, aunt/uncle, older sibling? Most of us can put a face on that question - and truly be thankful they were there. Here is my story, from the bottom of my heart.
The Journey That Never Was by Jeanne de Ferranti
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
Forgiveness by Maxine Sommers
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Macky's unfolding life brought insecurity and inner turbulence. Disturbing thoughts overshadowed her strong intuitive self, heightened during four decades of debilitating painful cyclic migraines. She is coming full circle, gaining insight into how words and actions, have overloaded her sensitive body. Spiritual healing has taken place as a natural course of her continued trust and belief.
Isolated World by Susan Eastwood
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When she was two years and ten months old, Susan Eastwood scrambled up on to a table. She fell, sustaining two black eyes and a broken nose. It was only months later that her parents realised that the fall had also rendered her completely deaf. Since then Susan has had to learn to survive in a world and overcome her sense of isolation.
The Dancing Debutante by Elfrida Eden Fallowfield
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Elfrida Eden was born into a distinguished family – her uncle was a Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. As one of the last true ‘debs’ she mingled with the stars. She auditioned for Judy Garland and turned down Norman Wisdom’s offer of a film role. She also turned Sean Connery down when he made a pass at her at a party after being cast as James Bond.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul by John Rezell
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It by John Rezell
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.
Fate Brought Me Home by Jayne Carol
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Fate Brought Me Home" is a true story about the many times in Jayne's life that she had fallen, and how the universe showed her the way. It's about a greater love, and about fate. In life, things happen for seemingly no reason, but there is always a reason, whether it be a lesson to learn or karma to pay or even as payback. There is always a reason.
Breaking Out of Show Business: What I've Discovered by Not Being Discovered by Michael Paul Ziegfeld
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,800. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"You have probably never heard of me. There may be a very slight possibility you recognize my name or maybe my face. But I have no delusions. I've always said, 'I’ve sky-rocketed to the middle.' This is a little taste of my attempts to move up the ladder. I hope you like it. These are the highlights of my life...so far." - Michael Paul Ziegfeld
As Far As I Remember by Michael Bawtree
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,640. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Michael Bawtree owes his cultured start in life to the country house hotel his parents owned and managed in the 1950s. Michael developed a talent for literature and drama, after he had read English Language and Literature at Oxford took him to Canada, where he embarked on a career in the theatre. As Far As I Remember is part 1 of Michael’s story
Roads Taken by Alan R Young
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 121,470. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alan Young developed two passions early in life; music and literature. In his twenties he sought adventure in East Africa, using his academic experience to teach native Kenyans. Roads Taken is his account of those vividly remembered days in a strange land which became a second home to him and where he made friends from all races and backgrounds.
Electricity Supply, The British Experiment by David Porter
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1987, David Porter found himself at the centre of the energy supply revolution when he helped to form a new body created to fight for the UK’s independent electricity producers. Battles were fought and often won. Politics, rather than the paying customers, drove the industry. This book is David’s story of those eventful years
Off The Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have by Michael Rossi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Equal parts shocking and moving, Off the Reservation: Stories I Almost Took to the Grave and Probably Should Have is an absurdist confessional memoir, accurately detailing the reckless hijinks of a bipolar alcoholic with borderline personality disorder. This stranger-than-fiction true story spans over three decades, as Michael recounts his tales with wincing honesty.
Sorcerers and Orange Peel by Ian Mathie
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethnic & Tribal, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Sorcery is a fact of life in many African societies; the supernatural is taken for granted. ‘Sorcerers and Orange Peel’ is a true story of witchcraft, spells, Poro devils and frightening apparitions in a remote and inhospitable corner of West Africa – an eventful journey through the haze where science meets superstition.
I Know Him For Myself by Kelly P Lee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by GodKulture. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As you spiritually mature, you must strengthen, and nurture your relationship with the Lord. This book gives believers a foundational aspect on the importance of having and improving your personal relationship with God.
Kamala Philips de Silva by Arch de Silva
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a brief appreciation of the life and achievements of Kamala Philips de Silva, mother of Santhusht, Chinthan, Renuk and Jani.
Chan Sun - A Life in Pictures by Alice Y. W. Chan
Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book is dedicated to Mr. Chan Sun, a father from Hong Kong. It outlines his life stories by including his and family life pictures and wish his offspring and descendants would know more of their ancestors in future.
The Activist Entrepreneur: What I Learned About Business at the Urban Coalition and My Proven Keys to Personal and Career Success by Walt Douglas, Sr
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1967 Walt Douglas was an ambitious IRS computer programmer, transplanted from Washington, D.C., and settling into a new home in Detroit with his wife Retha and young family. That’s when the worst urban riot of the 1960s broke out a few miles from their quiet neighborhood, forever changing their lives and altering the shape of the city’s economy, politics and social relations.
The Journey by Cathy Grant
Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A series of essays, interviews and book exerpts written by or about a middle aged woman with a disabilitie. Hopefully the reader will get some insight into the world of the disabiled from a woman's perspective.