Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs

The Day the Poppy Met the Shamrock
By Dezi Jay M
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Day the Poppy met the Shamrock is a story that touches upon many social problems including homelessness, addiction, mental illness, exploring these issues as they are experienced on an individual and personal level. It is also a story about resettlement and recovery. The idea that ‘God does not close one door without opening another’ is a constant, recurring and encouraging theme.
Msomi and Me
By Brian Connell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tales of the African Bush, recounting the incredible highs and devastating lows that occur when running a game-lodge in Africa. In the company of an incredible man, my life at the lodge was an experience second to none.
The Journeys of Joyce & Peter
By Mike Peeters
Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The Journeys of Joyce and Peter is a detailed and personal account of the lives of two special and unique people – Peter and Joyce Peeters.
French Connection Blues
By peter bono
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
MS Madness: A "Giggle More, Cry Less" Story of Multiple Sclerosis
By Yvonne deSousa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,880. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life with multiple sclerosis can be daunting, but Yvonne shares her giggles at the bizarre world she has unwittingly entered and the new perspectives it has given her on life. MS Madness makes us realize that with a sense of humor, we can survive anything.
Once Upon An Albatross... Volume 2 (2006) (Blog Postings)
By C.D. Reimer
Series: Once Upon An Albatross... Blog Postings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The second volume of blog postings from Once Upon An Albatross... about Silicon Valley, California and whatever else, featuring 40 blog postings from 2006: "Becoming A Normal Video Gamer," "The Neighborhood Power Transformer Went Kablooey," "The Rattlesnakes of Unix Administration," "Open Season on Escaping Animated Animals," Watching Nature On The Train" and "Finishing School Or Going Bust."
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..."
By J. Quick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Within these pages the reader will find the mostly true ramblings, mid-life musings, and occasional opinion offerings of a secondary teacher. Teachers of teenagers might resonate with the stories, future teachers might gain insight before entering the classroom, and non-teachers might get a glimpse into the classified life of a certified teacher. Hopefully, all readers will find humor and hope.
Seriously Mum, Where's that Donkey
By Alan Parks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by Ant Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Seriously Mum, Where’s that Donkey?" is Alan Parks’ follow-up book to "Seriously Mum, What’s an Alpaca?" This book continues the story of Alan and Lorna’s induction into Andalucian life and fills in some of the blanks.
A Boy From Down East
By Larry B. Gray
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Growing up in eastern North Carolina in a small rural community during the 1950’s and 1960’s was the best possible childhood you could wish for. Family, church, friends, school, and working on the farm was the center of my world. This is a collection of stories of my childhood. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed remembering them.
Life of a Push Goddess
By Sharina Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Inspirational Autobiography By Sharina Jones In this compelling and inspirational book, author Sharina Annette Jones shares her life experiences following a shooting incident which left her paralyzed as a very young child.
Son of a Preacher Man: Growing up in the Seventies and Eighties
By Rodney Jetton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Rodney Jetton grew up in the Seventies and Eighties as the son of a Southern Baptist preacher. Being a pastor’s son can be challenging, and his autobiography does a great job of providing us with a candid and sometimes humorous look at what goes on after the Sunday sermon.
Making the Connection: A Training Book for Bouviers and Their Owners and The Unexpected Memoir of an Exceptional Dog Trainer
By Donna Rioux
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A posthumous compilation of the writings of a remarkable and gifted dog trainer describing her adventures, her successes, and her training methods. Both wise and humorous, Donna Rioux talks about what it is like to train the smart and strong-willed Bouvier des Flandres. Her style is conversational yet clear and highly motivating, reaching owners and trainers at all levels.
Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
By Victoria Kilbury
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.
2013-2014 Anthology of Personal Narratives
By Elizabeth DuVall
Price: Free! Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a compilation of personal narratives from Ms. DuVall's 8th grade ELA classes at Toisnot Middle School.
Prima che il giorno vi lasci delusi
By Il Mùs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: Italian. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il rapporto con tre ragazzi con handicap durante il servizio civile. Un incontro dopo tanti anni da cui nasce una visione retrospettiva dell'esistenza. Davvero è meglio accendere una luce che maledire l'oscurità?
Look
By Kelvin Purdy
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kelvin's story is a must read for anyone who has experienced childhood abandonment, familial trauma, and is seeking hope and meaning. For those studying the complexities of human behavior, and for anyone needing affirmation that risking vulnerability and living with profound empathy is the foundation of resilience and humanity, this book is a definite gift. PAUL DEMPSEY
The Second of Three
By Lindsay Boyd
Series: For One Night Only, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When you're born at the end of the line there's only one place to go. Such is the realisation and primary motivating force at the heart of The Second of Three. For those whom fate has decreed birth and upbringing in a kind of no man's land - whether a figurative or literal one or a combination of both - the urge to find a sense of 'place' and 'belonging' may be ever more strongly felt.
Doing Better Than Your Best: Recreating Your World through Academic Excellence
By Excel Ogugbue
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,950. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
In Doing Better Than Your Best, Ogugbue offers up his dramatic life story as an example of how to beat the odds and live your dreams. His journey from loss and hardship in Nigeria to life in the United States is a gripping story that combines practical, nitty-gritty advice with exhilarating inspiration. An engaging story filled with the twists and turns, the drama and disappointments, of real life
Teeny
By Christine Anne Cole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
This is a collection of seventeen short stories concerning a little girl called Teeny who spent her preschool childhood on her grandfather’s small farm in the countryside, away from the danger of Hitler’s threatened invasion.
Middle Class White Suburb - Life: Transition
By Christopher Riesling
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I always wanted to make a movie about partying with friends and call it “Middle Class White Suburb” because I often heard the highest percentage of drug users were not in poor urban communities, but rather in this book’s namesake. I felt and still feel like my story is nothing more than a microcosm of the society I grew up in. However, this book focuses on recovery starting at the age of 26.