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Healing Wisdom for a Wounded World: My Life-Changing Journey Through a Shamanic School (Book 3) by Weam Namou
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
Through the author’s journey, you will gain insight into these ancient holographic teachings where the past, present, and future exist simultaneously as our reality. This is a theory which goes back to the indigenous people who believed that we exist in a dream or illusion.
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.
More Unique Than Buttons by Sue Latham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sue Latham has authored four books. This autobiography is her fifth publication. Within these pages you’ll read about her butterfly and button-filled life, from birth to the present. Now a widow, Sue was married for over 62 years to Ed Latham, a minister and elder.
Testimony to Love by Mary Tiffen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
This book is fascinating on many levels. It is a glimpse, through her own words, into the life of a woman, Gwen, born in the nineteenth century into a life of privilege. Gwen's words show a woman deeply in love with a husband who was controlling, selfish and often heartless to his wife and children. It is a vivid glimpse into a long-vanished world which holds the reader in thrall.
Brightening Over Dillon's by Liam Nevin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Fred's Diary 1981 by Robert Fear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,330. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Sarah Jane Butfield. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wanted to read someone else’s diary? Then try this: "Not only a time-capsule but a cautionary tale of gems, drugs, and jail time as he explores waterfalls, Buddhist temples, and snow-capped peaks." Doug E. Jones
The Fragrance of Angels: An Accident, A Taste of Eternity, and a New Life by Martha Brookhart Halda
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
It happened in an instant: a car crash, thrown from the vehicle—and then swept into eternity . . . only to return, after being pronounced dead three times, to a far different life. Welcome to The Fragrance of Angels, Martha Brookhart Halda’s memoir about time on the other side—and how and why she reshaped and developed a new purpose in life after it became more fraught with challenge.
Don't Write Your MEmoir without ME! by Viga Boland
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.00 from 1 review)
An easy to read and motivational workbook/gulde to writing your memoir. Anything but a textbook, you'll come away believing, as the author's workshop participants have, that you too can a memoir folks will want to read. Written by Viga Boland, the author of 4 memoirs, including the Gold Medal winning, "No Tears for my Father", this book is cover to cover good advice and fun reading.
The Black Deck by Nicola Peffers
Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Ordinary Seaman Nicola Peffers boards the Winnipeg for her first deployment with the Canadian Navy, she embarks on a psychologically deadly voyage rife with unimaginable life-altering challenges. At a break-neck pace Peffers undergoes intense training, fierce hierarchies, and unjust mistreatment by her superiors. In The Black Deck, Peffers offers a glimpse into a harsh world at sea.
Of Me I Muse by Gary D. Kessler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An inspirational guide to lateral thinking when writing family and personal histories. Whether or not there’s a heaven or a hell, people will live on in the memories of those they’ve left behind. On that premise, and with the belief that we all have life stories, philosophies, and influences simply by “having been,” to pass on down to later generations— memoirs and family histories are for all.
The Sugarless Plum by Zippora Karz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For dancer Zippora Karz, a rising young star with the famed New York City Ballet, being diagnosed with diabetes could easily have ended all her dreams. The Sugarless Plum takes readers deep into the heart and soul of a young dancer, and is a remarkable testament to determination and perseverance.
Memories, Dreams, Nightmares by Jack Weiss
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016 by Ironstone Digital. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the memoir of Jack Weiss, who at the age of 14 is deported from Hungary to the notorious Nazi death camps. Desperate to stay with his father, and barely able to pass as a grown man, he recounts the horror of life at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Alone at the end of the war, he travels through orphanages and refugee camps until brought to Winnipeg by the Canadian Jewish Congress to start a new life.
The Other Side of Philip K. Dick by Maer Wilson
Price: $7.83 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is the truth behind the legend of Science Fiction great, Philip K. Dick? In spring, 1972, Phil Dick moved to Fullerton, CA, where he met Mary (Maer) Wilson. Amid marriage proposals, marathon talk-fests and a love for music and films, they forged a strong friendship that would last the rest of his life. Wilson’s quirky, yet unflinchingly honest, memoir reveals a funny and generous man.
Chasing Stones: A Memoir by Michele Stevens
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,970. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Their paths first crossed when she was just a child, and years later they came together to build a marriage that lasted until the day he died. That day wasn't as far in the future as they'd thought though. When a doctor's negligence costs Alan his life, Michele struggles to find her way against a lifelong panic disorder, newfound poverty, and missing the only man she ever truly loved.
Betrayal & Conquer: An American Story of Courage & Resilience by Ramona Ortega-Liston
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Only in America is this story possible. Ramona grew up poor in the Des Moines river bottoms planting fields and driving tractors at12. At 17 she suffered the stigma of unwed motherhood. This inspiring story follows Ramona’s pursuit of her American dream—college, home ownership, raising a family, running for Congress, volunteering at the White House and dancing at presidential inaugural balls!
Fish Raincoats: A Woman Lawyer's Life by Barbara Babcock
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law
The life and times of a trailblazing feminist in American law. The first female Stanford law professor was also first director of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service, one of the first women to be an Assistant Attorney General of the U.S., and the biographer of California’s first woman lawyer, Clara Foltz. She is a survivor, pioneer, leader, and fervent defender of the powerless.
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.
The Godfather of Souls by Paul "Doc" Gaccione
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,260. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
According to the FBI and New York’s Organized Crime Task Force, Paul “Doc” Gaccione is a murderer and leading member of the Mafia. This is the story of his time in prison mentoring a talented young hoodlum inmate.
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