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Where Did They Get You? a memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 3, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir that charts the changing face of Irish society, as witnessed by one who was a member of the diaspora. It is both a travel and occupational memoir. The author's career in nursing spanned five decades and took her to over eight countries. It is also the story of personal triumph, overcoming adversity, drawing on the strength of her upbringing and her convictions in doing so.
Shoes of a Servant
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
Motivated by idealism and inspired by the lyrics of her favorite songs, Diane Benscoter left home at age 17 in search of answers. She found those answers in a religious cult known as the Moonies. Often humorous and always heartbreaking , Benscoter’s story carries the reader into the world of mental manipulation, providing compelling insight on how human vulnerabilities open the door for extremism.
Up The River
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Author profile
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes phobias can take over our life, sometimes we can surprise ourselves by overcoming them. The writer overcomes a fear with humorous outcome.
A Country Gal in the City
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“A Country Gal in the City” is a compilation of short stories and poems, all based on real life experiences.
Pose Prose & Poems "My Thoughts Exactly"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compilation of poetry and prose originally published in 1998.
My Journey With Depression: a short recount of a self-harm and depression survivor
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Depression is very common, yet very misunderstood. By sharing my story, I hope to be able to clear up some misconceptions about depression and self-harm, all the while reaching out to those struggling with it and letting them know that they are not alone.
Behavioral Science: Cleaning/Aloneness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Real thoughts of a mentally ill person. Sometimes I'm not sure what's really me, and what's the voice inside my head insisting that everything will be all right as long as I don't lose myself. Other times I'm sure I'm already gone.
Four Go Mad in Catalonia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
When Nanny Ab and The Ancient Mariner (not forgetting the faithful hounds) decide to look for a peaceful spot for her to write in the sun, they head for their usual hide-away in Spain. It's June, they know the place and the only thing Nanny knows she's forgotten is her hairdryer. So what can possibly go wrong?
Honest Sid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you're going to live outside the law, you'd better be honest. This seeming paradox was the operating principle of Sid Probstein's life. Guileless and endlessly optimistic, he was known as Honest Sid around his stomping ground of New York's Broadway. Sid wasn't a tough guy, or even a bad guy.
From Platforms to Bridges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From Platforms to Bridges is a memoir of an everyday man. Growing up in Barrow-in-Furness in the 1960s and holidaying in Devon with his extended family, Paul realised that there was a wider world out there which he was adamant to explore.
Survivor Guilt
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Australian English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Ask not for whom the bell tolls . . ." "Survivor Guilt" is a short memoir about my experiences in the 2009 bushfires, which are now known as Black Saturday. Facing trauma of such magnitude forces you to rethink your priorities. The bonus story "My love is like a rose garden", contemplates love and persistence.
Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.
Born in Sarajevo
Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 1992, what remained of the once diverse and peaceful Yugoslavia began to dissolve. The war that followed presented a picture that was much different than the normal depiction of good verses bad. The casualties ran deeper than the physical wounds and no one escaped unscathed. This is my story of a search for a new home and the separation from those I love... a story of being uprooted.
Nebulous Mooch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Nebulous Mooch. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life is what you make it, and H. Lovelyn Bettison thinks it's one big laugh. Explore the sillier side of daily life with her in Nebulous Mooch. Bettison is a humor blogger who has combined the best of six years of blogging into a book for you to enjoy. Her unique perspective allows her to find the humor in even the most ordinary circumstances.
That Lonely, Sinking Feeling: A Memoir of Love, Friendship, and Letting Go
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
San Francisco, mid-1990s. In this poignant short personal memoir, Gabriella West goes back to her twenties to explore a confusing friendship with a married couple that started promisingly, but became a painful and obsessive love. Readers who have found themselves lost in destructive and addictive relationships will find it compelling reading.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Base Jumping: The Vagabond Life of a Military Brat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Military families make great sacrifices for their country. While the soldiers wear the uniform and risk their lives, the families live like gypsies with all the responsibilities of holding the family unit together, and receive only a fraction of the recognition they deserve. This is the story of my life growing up in a military family.
Home Again in Paris: Oscar, Leo and Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A lively, insightful, and poignant memoir about daily life in the France of myth and reality. The book is an inspirational personal journey and a portrait of modern France combining observation, anecdote, and a cast of colourful characters in a rich narrative that takes the reader on an eye-opening adventure into the French soul. Above all, it’s a book about faith, hope and the meaning of home.