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Three Quick Steps: An Inspiring Account of Struggle and Recovery by Robert Emmett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Best Way To Predict The Future Is To Create The Future" Abraham Lincoln and Peter Drucker. In 1952, America was only three years away from the Salk vaccine, which would eliminate the threat of polio. That same year, nine-year-old Robert Emmett contracted the paralytic disease. It ravaged his body and unmoored his spirit; doctors told him he’d never walk again.
A Healing Haven - Saving Horses and Humans at RVR Horse Rescue by Shirley Alarie
Series: Lemons to Lemonade. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,230. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Discover the magical effect the beautiful equines of RVR Horse Rescue imprint on their caregivers, blurring the lines of who was saving whom. Enjoy the riveting saga of Shawn Jayroe and her Horse Angels who are tackling equine neglect and abuse one desperate animal at a time. A Healing Haven is an inspiring true story and a reminder that it is in giving that we receive life’s greatest blessings.
Nazis and Nudists by David Haldane
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Like many baby boomers, David Haldane got swept into the turbulence of the late 1960s and early '70s, first as a radical activist and then a writer for an underground newspaper. Eventually, after self-imposed exiles in Europe and Mexico, he married, started a family and graduated to a significant position in mainstream journalism from which he chronicled many of the events that shaped an era.
Dear Cancer - Beating Triple Negative Breast Cancer by Ann Tracy Marr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,900. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A diary, Dear Cancer is a mix of personal experience and medical fact on triple negative, a deadly form of breast cancer. Diagnosis, surgery, chemo, radiation, side effects, drugs, genetics, research, and more are discussed, with an emphasis on plain English explanations and descriptions. The book gives the person diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer hope and tools to fight a killer.
Where Does It Hurt? Further Adventures of a Country Vet by Dr. Dave Perrin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Where Does It Hurt? finds the country vet searching for answers about love and loss. His life takes a surprising turn when he makes the decision to confront his demons. In the midst of the chaos, humour comes in the form of the eccentric characters and situations the good doctor continues to encounter.
Mary's Story - From Bob's Hut to Personalised Plates by Mary Mitchell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Mary Roberta Mitchell,an Elder of the Mardigan Tribe, tells the story of her life from 1938 to present day, living in outback south western Queensland, Australia around the Cunnamulla/Eulo area.
The Little Amazonian by Miroslava Espinosa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In The Little Amazonian, Miroslava Espinosa tells us a modern-day survival story that will amaze. Told through her memories, she relates stories of close encounters with wild animals, struggle for education, food, and money, and a myriad of health issues. Through it all, she emerges a strong woman who faces all odds with renewed determination.
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
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...
Bound to Love: A Memoir of Grit and Gratitude by Skye Blaine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,140. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bound to Love is the true story of a single mother who encountered and navigated a complicated nightmare for any parent. My child, the only child I could ever bear, was born with a life-threatening congenital heart defect, and suffered a more brutal health diagnosis soon after. Walk with me as I birth the courage and grit to meet Thom’s compounding challenges.
35 by 35: A Runner's Quest by Taryn Spates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,060. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 35 by 35: A Runner’s Quest, Spates takes us on her journey from her first inspiration through her greatest triumph, sharing the peaks and valleys she experiences as she grows from a young college graduate to a parent and professional in the entertainment industry while maintaining her true identity as a marathon runner.
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.
Tea Leaves by Janet Mason
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,610. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Bella Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this forthright personal memoir, author and poet Janet Mason reflects on the factory-worker lives of her mother and grandmother in working class Philadelphia while she copes with her mother's final illness. Her mother's feminist example and unwavering support of a lesbian daughter become increasingly poignant as Janet explores the choices not open to her mother that she made for herself.
The Tiger, The Lizard and Orson Welles by Ann Rye
Price: $7.70 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The author was born and spent the early years of her life in The Garden of England – Kent. Gardens were everything then, for working in and for growing everything you could possible want to eat and in 1939-45 and beyond; this was of paramount importance. The joy of this countryside, this way of life, are captured in these memoirs of a golden childhood, despite the closeness of the war...
The Inpatient Years “To My Husband, Bill” by Jean Kaiserling
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Bill and Jean had a happy marriage—then Bill died in a horrific accident. Left with severe depression, in an agony of loneliness, Jean reached out for counseling and therapy, but they didn’t help. She needed hospitalization, or she would die by her own hand. Read the true story of Jean Kaiserling’s descent into depression and despair and how psychiatric hospitalization impacted her life
The Game Changer: A Memoir of Disruptive Love by Franklin Veaux
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Franklin and Celeste’s open marriage seemed perfectly safe—until the day Amber entered his life and showed them why the heart does not obey rules.
Spreading the Honey by Doug David
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Spreading the Honey” is a collection of autobiographical short stories and anecdotes that offer a humorous view on life and humanity, through the eyes of a man who’s seen it all. Here, Doug David shares his journey through life, from small boy to middle-aged man, in whimsical tales of matters from schooling and selling to sailing and signet rings.
Set Free from Darkness by Susan Klarkowski-Rasmussen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
A beauty for ashes story of life after murder – what you will never read in the headlines.
Never Really One of the Guys, the story of Minnesota's first female Conservation Officer by Cathy Hamm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Memoir recalling a profession few have lived from a perspective that is extremely rare and unique. Readers will get a glimpse into the world of natural resource law enforcement through the eyes of a woman who has a story unlike any other they may have read. Those interested in the outdoors, law enforcement, natural resources, or struggling to overcome obstacles will find this an enjoyable read.
True stories of a Gen X cowboy.........One for the road by Ian Hunt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compilation of the original "Gen X Cowboy" series with a few added tales of debauchery, stupidity and ridiculousness as told by the author. If you enjoy short stories and odd situations you will enjoy "One for the road"
Ghosts of Childhood by Neil Landers
Price: Free! Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by booksunleashed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A childhood background including murder, suicide, wartime allegations and a father caught by shellfire leads to problems common and uncommon.