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The Man Who Mistook Himself For The Messiah: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,110. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book, though not without a genuine sense of humour, contains the account of one man's life, before, during, and after severe psychosis. Tragic at times, and nothing short of heroic at other times, the story that is told outlines his experience of schizophrenia, in extensive detail. This memoir gives a voice to those who suffer from the disease, while also educating . . .
Volunteer Bama Dawg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016 by Fresh Ink Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Volunteer Bama Dawg collects 60+ of Chattanooga broadcaster David Carroll's most popular essays, combining humor, history, and tributes to some unforgettable characters.
No Time For The Smiths
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
The hilarious memoir about Australia in the 1950s. When a naive young couple marry, romance clashes with reality and just about everything goes wrong - and right. When a gormless just-married couple rent an impractical shack at Avalon, twenty-six miles from Sydney, they face an endless commute in a broken-down car. Soon they have no time for anything except 'keeping on the road'.
Fire in the Eucalypts: A Wildland Firefighter’s Memoir of the Black Saturday Bushfires
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On February 7, 2009, devastating fires ravaged the Australian countryside throughout the State of Victoria. Eight years of consecutive drought coupled with record breaking temperatures caused the fires to burn at an unprecedented rate destroying entire communities and claiming the lives of 173 people.
Mostly Behind The 8-Ball
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.
Funny Attractive F*cked Up People: Part I
Price: Free! Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
2014. It was a lot of the same with the group of friends I had. Gossip married us like covalent bonds. Love was always the goal. Cupid had more than one arrow in his holster. It was okay to try any drug once. People who made creativity possible often made life impossible. No one judged you, unless it was behind your back. We were all playing the city’s version of chutes and ladders…
Confessions of a Teenage Gamer
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,820. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
The true story of how far one boy will go to become one of the highest ranked World of Warcraft players in North America.
I Met A Goat On The Road, And Other Stories Of Life On This Hill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A visiting guinea? A ‘possum in the dining room? What strange and wondrous occurrences might one expect while living on an Ozark mountaintop for forty years? Ponder the passage of time through a lens of wonder and delight. The seasons bring summer heat, winter snow, pouring rain, the power of fire. What is our responsibility to this place, its creatures, each other?
I Am Woman
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In this emotionally charged memoir, Daliah Husu declares her trans womanhood with an honest voice. Searching for herself, Daliah shares her painful journey that starts as a young boy growing up in the slums of Santo Domingo, and who later transforms into a young woman obsessed with men, forced into sex work, and haunted by alcohol and drug abuse.
Healing Wisdom for a Wounded World: My Life-Changing Journey Through a Shamanic School (Book 3)
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.
Long Road to America
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The book, exploring the good, the bad and the nostalgic sides of life and living in America, is written by Mr. Sly Edaghese, an author of high repute.
No Direction Home (The Drifter Chronicles: Volume One)
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
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.
From Trials To Triumph
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The remarkable true story about the journey of a Haitian baby called Champion who survived the 2010 earthquake and triumphed through unimaginable circumstances. While you read this book you will learn about the tenacity and strength you need to push past obstacles and defy incredible odds, in order to reach your goal.
Testimony to Love
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.
Connected: How a Cochlear Implant Made Me More Deaf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Born deaf, John Cradden grew up as a 'hearing' person - mainstream schools, no sign language, no deaf friends. In his late thirties he went almost completely deaf and chose to get a cochlear implant. In this honest account, he describes the long but fascinating process of getting one and its success. But, in a curious twist, he also writes about how he ended up feeling more 'Deaf' than hearing.
Brightening Over Dillon's
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
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
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!
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.