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Ever Considered Modeling? A Scam Story by M.P. Capellan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By the age of twenty-two, convinced by the praise she received from family and strangers, Marcia decides to attend model castings to test her luck. One of them leads to what she believes could be her big break, but what she encounters instead is a fraudulent scheme. This story details her journey; the financial obstacles and emotional distress she faced, and the lesson she wants hopefuls to learn.
Lady in the Red Cranial Prosthesis: My Journal of Cancer and Faith by Tracy McCain
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Tracy McCain is in for the battle of her life. A diagnosis of breast cancer; a treatment of surgery and chemo. Confronting challenge after challenge — to her health and to her Christian faith — Tracy generously shared her journey with relatives and friends by posting regular on a website. Candid, revealing, and introspective, and even humorous at times, the posts became the soul of this new book.
Nothing Like Normal ~ Surviving a Sibling's Schizophrenia by Martha Graham-Waldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Martha Graham-Waldon’s memoir entitled, Nothing Like Normal: Surviving a Sibling’s Schizophrenia, chronicles the trajectory of her sister’s thirty-year battle with schizophrenia. Two years younger, the author watched her beloved sister descend into madness, nearly pulling the author down with her into a shadowy and baffling black hole of despair.
Journey to Life by Hasan Kabir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Beverley Boissery. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Journey to Life is the story of a desert boy with no deep roots but connections everywhere. Hasan’s survival through changes such as the Iraqi revolution of 1958 and the emergence of Bangladesh as a nation in 1971. He served as a senior executive in Saudi Arabia. His many friends ranged from royalty to ordinary people. Throughout his long career he never lost his intellectual thirst and curiosity.
14 Days: A Mother, A Daughter, A Two Week Goodbye by Lisa Goich
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
How do you let go of a hand you've held your whole life? When Lisa traveled home to visit her parents in December 2011, she never expected an ordinary three-day weekend to turn into an extraordinary 14-day observance of her mother’s life – and ultimately – death. From a child’s first breath to a mother’s last, 14 Days shows how closing that circle can be a celebration of this unbreakable bond.
The Other Side of Me: Memoirs of a Vietnam Marine by JimBobSwafford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,880. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“The Other Side of Me” is a true story about a Marine who served three tours of duty in Vietnam during the years of 1966-1970, D.L. ‘Tex’ Swafford. Tex, as his comrades called him, was not the same man he once was upon returning home from Nam. No, that man died over there with thousands of other soldiers. He was a casualty of war, sent home with a broken mind and invisible wounds.
Hello! My Name Is... by Tracey Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
The story of my testing, emotional trials and final diagnosis of m.s.
Edge of the Earth by Lawrence Edge
Price: Free! Words: 84,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Edge of the Earth is a storyteller's memoir. It takes the reader from Aunt Tassie's cider cellar, a couple miles down the road to the Woodstock Festival, on to the punishing waves of Hawaii's North Shore and to three of the four corners of the earth. Ultimately, this book is as much a recollection of the lives of those encountered along the author's seven decade journey as it is an autobiography.
Accidental Aid Worker by Sue Liu
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Accidental Aid Worker is the travel memoir of the adventurous Sue Liu who stumbles into voluntary aid work in the wake of the 2004 tsunami during the civil war conflict in Sri Lanka. This is a moving and real account of one woman’s drive to survive and support others.
Access Denied by David E. Gates
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After meeting and having a fairly turbulent relationship, Meg tells David she’s pregnant. Overjoyed at becoming a father for the first time, David is ecstatic. Meg gives birth to Kelly and after loving and adoring his daughter for seven and a half years, David finds out she isn’t his. David’s story and the effect this had on him, his family and loved ones is moving and tragic.
The Stuff That Scares Me (You're The Inspiration Book 2) by Josh Hilden
Series: You're The Inspiration: A Gen Xer’s Childhood Creative Influences. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A brief accounting of the things that scared young Josh, and continues to terrify adult Josh.
After The Descent Vol 2 - 2014 by Josh Hilden
Series: The Descent. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,060. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
2014 was a wild ride and collected in this volume are all sixty-three essays I wrote over the twelve month span. Call me a narcissist, call me arrogant, these are my thoughts and views as I had them and as they evolved.
Owner of the House by Peter 9 Bowman
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism(5.00 from 1 review)
Telemarketers: the true story of how my son and I beat the machine and had a good laugh doing it.
My Brother’s Keeper: Above & Beyond “The Dotted Line” with the NFL’s Most Ethical Agent by Eugene Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,220. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015 by Vesuvian Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
When it comes to professional team sports in America, the NFL is king. Agent Eugene Lee gives us a behind the scenes look at the game and its players few can offer. But above all, we’ll get insight into why Eugene has chosen to walk a path of righteousness, conducting business with the same integrity and faith by which he lives. Some say he’s a true “Jerry Maguire,” but Eugene Lee is an original.
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.
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