- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Spread Thin & Moving Fast by Ed De Avila
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.
Escape to an Orphanage by Marvin Dorfman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the early 1940s a family is embroiled in scandal and a boy’s life turned upside down when his Orthodox Jewish mother leaves his father for her lesbian lover and becomes a Pentecostal Christian. Cruelly abused at the hands of his mother's sadistic lover, he is returned to a father who no longer wants him. Rejected by both his parents, he finds acceptance and dignity in an orphanage.
Sunshine & Shadow: Memories From A Long Life by Harold L. Fix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the personal recollections of a hard-working man from the American mid-west who grew up in the time between two world wars. Born to a 14-year-old-mother and an abusive father, his life journey is a compelling testament to the power of personal integrity and dedication to family. Despite many years of abuse by his father, he was then, and is now, a man of deep honor and respect for others.
Memoir of Latoya Rogers by REDD GROUP
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the events that unfolded before the phone call in wee hours on the morning of May 8, 2010. Latoya's life endured many personal triumphs and tradigies in order to recieve her diploma.
Tak Trzymać. cz.2 by Władysław Chmielewski
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: Polish. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
Książka "Tak trzymać!" cz.2 jest opisem wydarzeń z lat 1991-1999 kiedy pływałem na statkach na stanowisku kapitana statku. Dyplom Kpt. Ż. W. (Master Mariner) otrzymałem w styczniu 1971 r. mając 32 lat i zaokrętowałem jako kapitan na statek s/s "Wieczorek". W czasie 26 lat (1971-98) byłem kapitanem na 30 statkach. Część 1 obejmuje wspomnienia z lat 1955-90.
Yellow Days: A Memoir by Andrew Culver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Andrew Culver had it all: a USC degree, supportive parents, an idyllic childhood, talent, and the sheer brains he would need to put the world in his pocket and take Hollywood by storm. So how did he end up working for a middle-aged Hollywood reject who made him hold up George W. Bush posters on the street? Why was he working as an underpaid Hollywood extra in an Adam Sandler movie?
Le Beebs: A journey like no other. by vengrenyuk
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A journey of one young man traveling through the rivers of life, and a reflection on what makes him so successful in the eyes of his peers.
Kathy Griffin Raw: Stand-Up Comedian and Reality TV Star by Cindy Vincent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Essential Information Kathleen Mary Griffin was born in Oak Park, Illinois on November 4, 1960. Her mom, Mary Margaret "Maggie" (nee Corbally), and her father, John Patrick Griffin, were first-generation Irish Americans. Maggie worked as a cashier in the Oak Park Medical facility. The last of 5 youngsters, her brother or sisters are Kenny, Joyce, Gary, and John.
Vanessa's Choice by Sonya Artis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an excellent true story following a young lady as she has to make a decision between abortion and adoption when she finds herself pregnant without a job or a clue as to what being a mother first means.
Tattle Tale Talk #2 by Francis Edwards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Francis Edwards again writes another turn pager. He writes in his second book about his beginning life in Delaware that goes wrong. How could all this happen to one family. Is there an unexplanable undercurrent in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware? The author lets his readers enter a contest to win his family home in Lakeland, Florida.
Doing Time In Hell by J. Bodie
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Class Act Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Doing Time in Hell is the memoir of J. Bodie, a prison guard at the Nebraska State Penitentiary from 1979-1991. Within these pages are recorded incidents that occurred during his employment, as well as various characters, some infamous, some not, whom he met while he also “did his time.”
French Connection Blues by Peter Bono
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In the early 70s, a young cop discovered how narcotics detectives were stealing confiscated drugs and reselling them to the dealers, so got involved in a secret investigation that put not only his life but the lives of his family and friends...and even his sanity...in jeopardy. This is his story.
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
From Here To Paris -- Get laid off. Buy a barge in France. Take it to Paris. by Cris Hammond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
The corporate world had dumped me; given me a pat on the back and said, "have a nice life." I thought, "why the hell not?" So I bought an ancient canal barge in France and set off to live a dream. This is the story of how we dragged that old tub all the way through France and into Paris, to live in the shadow of Notre Dame. It was kicking and screaming, laughing and crying, but we made it. Voila!
How I Came to Be Here by John Middleton
Series: Tokyo, From One to Infinity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take an ordinary Australian boy, add some breakfast cereal, send him to school, and see what happens… Was it fate that led me to become a permanent resident of Japan, or am I simply another example of permissive parenting gone wrong? One man’s story of how he became a pioneering, expatriate law professor in Japan despite having no family connections to this country.
Please May I Leave The Room ? by Ken Griffin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,340. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
ken griffin recounts educating antics from his days on the west riding of yorkshire teaching supply staff during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. his own inimitable style is enhanced with illustrations penned by himself.
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience) by Peter Hitt
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Of dictators and aristocrats: with some common characteristics by Gordon Fischer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fleeting Moments takes the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living.
My Night Life 2015 by Lidia Adaman-Tremblay
Price: Free! Words: 92,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a collection of my dreams, notes about dreams and some meditation for the year 2015. The dreams are exciting to me, opening up a whole new side of life. Through them, I see patterns emerge, and learn how to interpret the dreamscape.
The Struggle of Love by P S
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Struggle of Love is a true story that describes in detail a tumultuous nine year relationship with the wrong man. A “family” life dominated with domestic and sexual abuse! This was a dysfunctional, hostile relationship, but the author could not break away. Reclaiming her life required a strong support system and professional help to recover, heal and rebuild relationships with her daughter