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Mostly Behind The 8-Ball by Andrew Kepitis-Andrews
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 252,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiography and a social document of a post WW2 life. The author, first a refugee, then a migrant, had many unique careers in Australia and overseas and experienced both humorous and tragic situations. Born the son of a Latvian professor and composer of classical music, the author last saw his father at age 4. Throughout his life he tries to rediscover him but is blocked by the Iron Curtain.
No Direction Home (The Drifter Chronicles: Volume One) by Greg Cayea
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
We begin on the first day of sixth grade in the upper-class community of Roslyn. I was the biggest loser in school and struggled to stay afloat. Then one day everything changed. It was in the eighth grade when I went from being the biggest embarrassment on Long Island to the most popular kid in school. But by that time it was already too late. So began a dark trail of revenge.
This Is Africa: A Dream Chaser's Odyssey by Dashiel Douglas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The True Tale of 7 Countries, 4 Arrests, 3 Name Changes, 2 Escapes, 1 War, a Terrorist Attack and an Entertainment Pimp. This honest and engaging memoir provides a rare and insightful glimpse into the reality of life in Africa. 'This is Africa' takes the reader on two dream chasing quests, which the author artfully weaves into one uproarious and unforgettable story.
Questing Home: A Safe Place For My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel by Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed.
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 242,750. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Questing Home: A Safe Place For My Holy Grail makes a significant contribution to understanding the use of legal bullying in a divorce. The inequity in the process of ending a deceitful marriage where a person in a legally powerful position freely abuses, ways of parenting children through conflict making efforts to avoid parental alienation, and healing through travel are exposed.
Journey to the Self by Maureen Burns
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A child of wartime London, Maureen emigrated to the other side of the world in the 1950’s. Crossing the Alps in a bubble car, sailing through the Suez Canal, driving in the Australian outback alone, she recreated herself time and time again. A maverick spirit with an appetite for change, Maureen set out to see the world and to see how it would change her.
Questing Marilyn: In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through Travel by Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem M.Ed.
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 129,810. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Travel with Marilyn on a quest for Self discovery as she journeys through England and Ireland. Using the Holy Grail as a metaphor for her search for the essence of her authentic self, Marilyn shares personal thoughts, feelings, beliefs and challenges so you will feel you are along on her trip. Learn life skills that are incorporated into relationship issues as events do not meet her expectations.
Shrink: The Autobiography of a Psychotherapist by Jed Golden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The wild, autobiographical story of Marty Obler, shrink: his childhood in an extremely poor, dysfunctional family eventually returning to Brooklyn and storming through Brooklyn College, getting his Ph. D., and, finally beginning a successful practice as a psychotherapist, in which he details a number of riveting case studies, not the least of which is his own—more of a self-analysis.
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana by Cecilia M. Fernandez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La revolución arrancó de raíz a Cecilia, con apenas seis años, de su cómodo hogar de clase media en Cuba y la plantó en el vecindario de bajos recursos de la Pequeña Habana en Miami. Su padre mujeriego se enfocó en reconstruir su carrera, persiguiendo la promesa americana de riquezas y liberación del pasado.
Gulp by Nigel Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,330. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When life no longer belongs to you, you need to disappear. This journey takes the reader on a journey, of one man's story of survival, inspiration, self-discovery and reinvention.
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.
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.
Metafizik İstihbarat by Hakan Yılmaz Çebi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,600. Language: Turkish. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Metafizik istihbarat için yapılacak bir çalışmanın bir ömür boyunca yaşanmış,araştırılmış ve nasıl gözlendiğini deneyimlerle anlatan alanında klasik olacak derecede ilgi görüp,yıllardır geliştirilip yeni baskıları yapılan kitap !
Letters by Melchior de Marion Brésillac
Price: Free! Words: 806,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by SMA publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
922 letters of Mgr. Melchior de Marion Brésillac. The original letters were written in French. The collection has been published both in print and digital formats. This particular book is the translation of the previously published french version.
I Was a Cold War Penguin by Dafydd Manton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
Only Yesterday: Times of my Life by Richard Baldwyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a book of adventures written by an eighty-five-year-old and dedicated to his two-year old grandson, containing drama, tragedy, comedy, not to mention history in its most exciting yet moving form. How can one not be enthralled by the extraordinary real life events related here?
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes by Chris Norton & Christy Hayes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
A Distant Island by Patrick Ashtre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Patrick Ashtre was a happily married man with a lovely wife, three children, and a house in Arlington, Virginia. He was a good father and husband and, looking into the mirror each morning, he was happy with the reflected image—but all that was about to change.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956) by Dorien Grey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Bless Me Father For They Have Sinned by FR. Paul Roberts
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 175,810. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bless Me Father For They Have Sinned is a must read for anyone who wants to catch a more intimate look at the infrastructure of the Catholic Church. With his memoir, Father Paul Roberts offers us a historically relevant, yet compassionate and humorous, account of the inner workings of the oldest corporation in the world.
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