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All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Behind Whispering Pines
Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine growing up hearing you are nothing. Imagine believing you are predestined to be useless and worthless. Imagine believing you are unlovable and TWO mothers despised you enough to either toss you aside or abuse you.
April 27, 2011 Alabama Tornado Outbreak - A Short Story of Survival
Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
On April 27, 2011 sixty two tornadoes touched down in Alabama, seven of those in Limestone County alone. This is Jennifer Adair's story of survival from one of those seven tornadoes, a deadly EF5 that left a 132 mile path of destruction across Northern Alabama and Southern Tennessee.
I Wanted To Tell You
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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No one can ever understand what it means for a child to see his/her Dad behind bars, the best one can do is to relate. I Wanted To Tell You, is written by a boy twelve years later after his Dad was imprisoned-and he hopes that his Dad would find it somewhere in his heart to forgive him for all those years he never visited him. He also has something important he's always wanted to tell his Dad.
Your Memoir: Getting Started, Keeping Going
Series: The Memoir Writing Guides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your Memoir: Get Started is full of proven ideas and approaches to successfully move you from wanting to write to producing the finished family stories or memoirs you know will be a treasured legacy for your children and grandchildren.
Immaculate Misconceptions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is an amusing (and often serious) memoir of life growing up in Catholic grade and high school. The designation, "Immaculate Misconceptions," applies to the simplistic explanations, half-truths, canonical misinterpretations, and outright disinformation received from the author’s teachers who sought to inscribe their version of the world on his young mind.
A Fool's Journey Book I
Series: A Fool's Journey Volume I, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book One is the first of an ongoing book series where the Author takes pause to reflect upon his life as a jigsaw puzzle. It is a mystery where he begins to fit the pieces of the puzzle together in the hope of achieving greater understanding of why he is here. "I share with Roland Barthes the opinion that the text is formed by the reader rather than by the author." — Rain-walker
Rough Mix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Johnette Napolitano was born in Hollywood, California and has toured the world as the main voice and bassist of the Los Angeles rock band Concrete Blonde. A respected and prolific songwriter and recording artist, Napolitano is also a gallery artist and has studied art in Mata Ortiz, Mexico and Flamenco in Spain.
Walls Go Up, Walls Come Down
Price: $1.91 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
(5.00 from 1 review)
Part of my life in the 80's, where I lost my way, then found myself again after isolation, drugs, prison, contractual work for the NSA, then my path back to myself
Cereal and Other Recipes
Price: Free! Words: 12,520. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Canadian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A poor man's cookbook, this book gives you a price list of your own and shows you how to make meals for less. Full of great recipes and biographies this book talks about our current Canadian financial crisis, and the need for the Salvation Army and their food bank. A great little cookbook, the Author hopes will bring funding and donations into local food banks.
My View: A Short Collection of Poems
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: British English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
'Excellent and rather soulful poetry there, speaking as an amateur poet/songwriter on the autistic spectrum myself.' Alan Borgars, via Twitter (@watermelonalan) The two personal themes for this short collection of ten poems are Asperger’s syndrome and depression. Seven of the poems are about my Asperger’s syndrome and three are about my depression.
Pigtails & Penny Loafers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was raised on a farm. My early memories were waking up to the smell of bacon and the sound of my mother in the kitchen humming a gospel tune as she made biscuits and gravy and scrambled the eggs. After breakfast, my dad and brothers went to work and I helped mother and then went outside to play. Not once did she ask me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She just let me grow up...
Limitless
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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You are the artist of your life. You can create the world any way you want and paint your life in the most beautiful fashion. Like an actor, you can build and craft the character you want, but it comes to life only if you believe that you are that character. You can roar louder than your circumstances. Unleash the lion within you and lead a Limitless life.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
I Am A Submariner
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
The Art Teacher
Series: Growing Up Southern ยท The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An essay about an art teacher's lasting impact on his students.
Navy Daze
Price: Free! Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
An autobiography of a teenagers trials and tribulations, on his journey to maturity in the 1950’s. Filled with fears and laughter as he negotiates his conversion to Navy life from the protection of his parents. This is must reading for anyone who has served in the Navy, or any branch of service for that matter.
My Not-So-Ordinary Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"My Not-So-Ordinary Life" is a memoir that tells the author’s life story up to age 28. The book reminisces about her innocent times in childhood, reveals the difficult experiences she faced in adolescence, and shows how she persevered and changed her life as an adult. The message of the book is: Life has its ups and downs but, ultimately, you will be okay, and maybe even good, in the end.
Square Peg in a Round Hole
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1956, at eight-years of age, I left a small town in Ohio for the capital of Great Britain. My mother was taking me and my two brothers back to her hometown—the city of London. What I didn't know was that my mother had no intention of ever returning to America...
The FORGE
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Memories of an Irish childhood. A collection of short stories.