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Diagnosed at Seventeen My Struggles and Triumphs Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis by Ruthie Spoonemore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Rheumatoid arthritis changed my life. Follow me on a journey of doctor appointments, therapy, and surgeries to manage it's devastating effects. Learn about my low points,discovering severe damage to my esophagus making swallowing difficult. Read about my high points, graduating college by taking classes between surgeries. R.A. wrecked my body and drowned my childhood dreams. But my faith endure
Confessions of a Villain by Noa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: Australian English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Power of Words. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Imagine yourself to someday be a famous singer? Hang onto your microphone, you’re in for a bumpy ride… NOA takes you into a world of TV auditions, music videos, profit-seeking producers and a music industry that preys on the vulnerable. Confessions of a Villain is keenly observant and insightful, a guide for others on the road to becoming creative, unique and well-known stars.
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between The World And Me Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This is a Summary of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Between The World And Me Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer).
Last Dance at the Savoy: Life, Love and Caring for Someone With Progressive Supranuclear Palsy by Kathryn Leigh Scott
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia
LAST DANCE AT THE SAVOY is both a personal story about Scott's husband, Geoff Miller, the founding editor of Los Angeles magazine, who lived life fully despite having a terminal illness, and a sharing of her insights on dealing with the day-to-day issues of caring for someone with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). *Includes a resource guide. *A percentage of royalties are donated to CurePSP.
Aripi de hârtie by Larra B.
Price: $7.65 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: Romanian. Published: April 14, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
„Nu merge acolo unde te duce viata, ci in directia in care te poarta sufletul.”
Susannah Cahalan’s Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a Summary of Susannah Cahalan’s award winning memoir "Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness" An instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. This summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the time to devour all 288 pages.
Better Than Before: How Polio Transformed My Father by Mary Beth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
The author's father came down with polio in 1944 when he was 35. He was able to cope with the horrific pain of polio, help others while in the hospital, and work to raise money for a vaccination. It shows how his life experiences as a child, teenager and an adult prepared him for his purpose in life which was to help the March of Dimes. He grew spiritually as a result of attaining his purpose.
Confessions from the Antipodes by Stjepan DZ Benedict
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 179,210. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This story continues “From the Razors Edge,” about a refugee becoming citizen his personal struggle for acceptance to work and raise a family. He sacrifices his old to raze the new. His personal story he tells it the way it was at the end to loses it all. This is Part 3 on timeline 1972-1996 in the life of people Author meets, knew and worked with seesawing between life’s calamity and ecstasy.
Alpine Beach: a Family Adventure by Susan Steggall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: Australian English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Alpine Beach: A Family Adventure is an account of a decade the Steggall family spent in the French Alps. In 1978 we (John, Susan, Zeke, aged seven and Zali, aged four) left Australia neither for work nor study, but for the adventure of it. It was an active, energetic life with few comforts or possessions, the passing seasons marked by our our experiences of living in two cultures, two languages.
Ancestral Notes: A Family Dream Journal by Zelda Leah Gatuskin
Series: Biography & Memoir. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Dream journal entries, poems, essays, short stories, and a drama based on the author's investigations into her family history and cultural identity. She explores the themes of Jewish spirituality, shtetl life in Europe, immigration to the USA, and men's and women's traditional roles. Repeated references to spirits suggest that this inquiry is not only guided but demanded by ancestral souls.
Never Give Up by Susan L Spahn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On July 3, 1975, Billy dove into the lake and broke his neck. His family was told he was a quadriplegic and he should be put in a nursing home. His family never accepted that prognosis and they never told Billy that he wouldn’t walk again.
Friendship: A True Story of Adventure, Goodwill, and Endurance by Francis Mandewah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Relationships
Young Francis Mandewah dreamed of a better future, but saw no way out of his impoverished situation, until one day when he met a man who changed his life. An African boy from the region made famous by the film "Blood Diamond" is befriended by an American pilot. That friendship brings great opportunities and blessings that affirm the boy’s faith in God and test his courage, strength and endurance
TORN2: The Continued Story of an Undeserving Wallaby Drowning in a Septic Tank by Simon Williams
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
One man's honest, funny and inspiring account of having his son abducted to Brazil by his ex-wife and recalling the humor of his life to assist him in his struggle to reunite with his boy.
Memories of Home by Beverley Reid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Memories of Home" takes a nostalgic look at the difficult process of leaving a cherished island family home. The book depicts the uniqueness of island life as it is lived by children and adults and celebrates the strength and importance of community.
Regrets - A True Story of Suffering, Abuse, and Exploitation by Jeannie Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true story. I was abused as a child It was hard to forgive, but even harder to forget. We cannot change the past, but we can ruin the present by worrying about the future. Life is too short and time is too precious to dwell on what might have been. There is no such thing as a life without regrets.
Pat Conroy's The Water is Wide A Memoir Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Pat Conroy is a Southerner and as a white American in the Deep South in the 1950s admits to biased behavior against blacks. However, his politics changed and works to make a difference to eliminate racial prejudice by helping in the education of predominantly black children.
Unlocking the Dream by Karen Baldwin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Readers of "Ruby's World – My Journey with the Zulu" demanded answers! Not satisfied to merely survive a heart attack and breast cancer, Karen Baldwin traveled alone to a Zulu village in South Africa. Once there, what begins as a joyous adventure becomes a crushing and inexplicable betrayal. Has she unlocked the key elements of her dreams, or is she still on the journey?
A Single Heartbeat by Boleslaw Lutoslawski
Price: Free! Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Here are stories and photographs of true, yet fleeting encounters with fascinating people. “..an evocative photographer, with images that are so haunting, conjuring up stories from another time and place.” Bem Le Hunte (writer) “Beautiful and strange photographs … full of deep feeling” Richard Avedon (photographer)
Ruby's World by Karen Baldwin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,410. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"An extraordinary story, beautifully told. Baldwin's account of her adventure in Africa is honest, moving, frequently funny, sometimes startling, and always compelling. This is a journey of faith, and it carries the reader along every twist and turn in that journey with remarkable clarity and grace." -- Sean Murphy, author of "The Time of New Weather"
From the Razors Edge by Stjepan DZ Benedict
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 157,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Much has been written about refugees struggle to find a place of acceptance under the sun. This is a true story in five parts covering half a century in life of people author met knew and worked with while analysing his own failures by his choices seesawing between life’s calamity and ecstasy. It is about human tragedy a great peoples made country, missed opportunities in the Australian Quintet.