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Jam on the Ceiling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by Mary E. Lowd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » North America
As a newspaper columnist of many years, Wes talked about writing a book but didn't realize he'd already written one until his sons went through more than 700 of his columns and compiled the best into Jam On The Ceiling. In this book, Wes talks about Oregon history and politics, the changing times and technology, traveling, hiking, and building a log cabin with his son William L. Sullivan.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.
My Mind Is An Open Mouth: A Life Behind the Mic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
With his outlandish, machine-gun rapid-fire humor, Cork Proctor has been knockin' 'em dead for sixty years. . . literally. From his first attempt at stand-up comedy as a gravedigger entertaining his co-worker to lounges and showrooms around the world--on land and sea--this left-handed, dyslexic, two-time high school dropout has not only seen it all, he tells it all.
How My Ordinary Became Extraordinary
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I thought I needed some excitement in my life. Rushing to the hospital for eighteen hours of open-heart surgery wasn’t what I had in mind. This is the true story of my recovery from an aortic dissection and the people and mindsets that pulled me through it. Whether you are standing atop your personal mountain or still scaling the cliffs, this book is for you.
Bozo's Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happened to the smartest kid in Colorado? He didn't grow up to be a rocket scientist! A humorous romp through fifties and sixties America.
An Interrupted Sleep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: Australian English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Essay » Literature
When my mobile wakes me at 12.30 in the morning, I am not entirely surprised — but I could be better prepared. Nothing packed, hardly any petrol in the car, no key to my daughter’s house. How am I going to fulfil my obligations properly and in time? Jacqui is relying on me at this challenging time in her life. Read on to discover how we cope.
Who's the Girl in the Fat Suit?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is not a diet book. This is a story about an average 38 year old woman who had lived inside a fat suit for far too many years.
The Church of Tango
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Church of Tango is a passionate memoir of tragedy and adventure, lust and music, romance and tango, and above all, survival. A dancer all her life, she’d had to put it on hold while raising her artistic sons and caring for her dying husband. Now as she set her suitcase down on the ancient cobblestones of a Paris courtyard, she wondered—48 years old, 6,000 miles away from home knowing no one...
The Regimental Piano: A Story of War, Love and Peace: The Memoirs of Major Bob Orrell, RE
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by eBookPartnership.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A courageous and committed soldier, a passionate and proactive peace campaigner and a loving and loyal family man. These are the remarkable faces of Major Bob Orrell, RE and this is his story.
Crash Landing into a Field of Outhouses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,880. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This collection of short stories will transport you back in time to a world before technology when children explored their imagination in ways we only dream about today.
A Clown in the Trunk: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The family that once took to the skies and soared on butterfly hang gliders, now rollicks across the landscape in other conveyances-from a broken-down van to the QE2, from a media-hyped "Love Train" to the Orient Express. Older now, but probably no wiser, Maralys Wills and her troupe find adventure lurking where no one else would think to look.
The Road
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
My personal road from birth to now
Picture Perfect?
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in Italy's Eternal City
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”.
A McDonald Narrative
You set the price! Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories, family details, and some personal history from Joan McDonald.
The Great Lottery Pay-off
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
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
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
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
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?