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Long Journey to Jimbopo by James Lettice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
James Lettice was born in Wigan in 1940, a wartime baby. His cheery autobiography takes us through his short but eventful army career. A young man with a spectacular talent for getting into trouble, James' senior officers couldn't decide whether he was a leader or a follower and soon his name went before him as he made his mark on friends, colleagues and officers.
Just Me and my Green Singing Finch - How Marriage Changed Me by Angela Lacey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,430. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In a work of perhaps catharsis, writer Angela Lacey presents in Just Me and my Green Singing Finch observations on the interaction between herself and her former partner now that partnership has been dissolved.
Lifetime True Story of a Bosnian Boy Soldier by Spiro Dobrijevic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a general rule, memoirs are written by people who are clever, rich or famous. People who, over the years, make notes of interesting events which, years after, help them to write about them. In my case I am neither clever, rich nor famous, nor have I written any notes to make use of. I will depend entirely on my memory and my recollections.
We Don't Talk About That - A Riveting Story of Survival WWII by Giselle Roeder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Millions of women were abused and raped during the final stages of WW II, and while the attitude among many survivors is "We don't talk about that," this woman has found the courage to place her memories on record. This book describes the author's life for ten years under Nazi rule, ten years under Communism before escaping to the "Golden West". Another ten years later she contemplated emigrating.
Life After My Saucepans, Lifting the Lid on Living in the Dominican Republic by Lindsay de Feliz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017 by Summertime Publishing & Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In What About Your Saucepans? Lindsay de Feliz gave up marriage and a successful career in the UK to follow her dreams as a scuba diving instructor in the Dominican Republic. She met and married her Dominican man and went on an incredible adventure involving political corruption and being shot in her own home. Life After My Saucepans continues the incredible story.
Hand In Hand He Walks With Me by Mary Serrette
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A story of lifelong perseverance and eventual spiritual enlightenment. Mary Serrette's autobiography is filled with trials, heart break, and loss, and her courage to persevere against all odds to attain her dreams of love, family life, and personal success. Hers’ is a journey that leads to spiritual enlightenment as she seeks out her life’s purpose. A bitter-sweet journey of love and sacrifice.
Dance With Me: My Journey through Cancer by Melinda Finn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The true story of a courageous young woman's struggle against incredible odds. Fighting against a rare cancer, Melinda Finn sees her journey as a blessing in disguise, helping her to grow as a person and to never take anyone, or anything, for granted.
Escapee from Sandbed Hell by Gordon Long
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Long Tussle with Dearth by Kennedy Siboe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is not easy growing up in a little village on the slopes of Mt Elgon. It is a marginalized, desolate place devoid of basic government infrastructure. In the eighties and nineties, the region was (and it still is) steeped in myth, custom, tradition and abject poverty. Almost everything was governed by superstitions and curious belief in mythical forces.
An Automobile Odyssey by John Dalessio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
You are about to read a story of a man who started out in life with next to nothing and was able to achieve the American dream with notable success in the automobile industry. Much has been written about America’s love affair with the automobile. My love affair with the automobile was a lasting one. I can recall my humble start as a parts counterman in a NAPA Auto Parts store.
Amazing Grace: The Dan Lirette Story by Danny Lirette
Price: Free! Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
At that very second the reality of what happened in the room with Gilles and the other inmate, Bernie Evans, flooded over me like the Niagara River. Instantly, the Spirit of God bore witness with me that I was a Child of God, washed clean from all of my sins and transformed into a New Creation in Christ Jesus. I physically felt the cleansing Power of God wash all over me in that prison!
The Cottage: A True Haunted House Story by Jess Breitling
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The true, short story of a family coping with life in a cottage where they experience months of paranormal phenomena. Jess, her husband Gabe, and their two young children deal with the unexplained the best that they can before, to their relief, they find themselves moving to a new city. They happily leave the cottage, not knowing their brush with haunted houses is far from over.
Bad Choices Make Good Stories - Going to New York by Oliver Markus Malloy
Price: Free! Words: 67,510. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Becker and Malloy LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The incredible true story of a teenage hacker from Germany who goes to New York, looking for love. What could possibly go wrong?
A Charmed Life in Ceylon by Tony Buxton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
In No Particular Order: A Memoir by Kevin Brennan
Price: Free! Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A memoir-in-vignettes by novelist Kevin Brennan (Parts Unknown, Yesterday Road), demonstrating that life is a kaleidoscope of individual moments.
Double Cross | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Double Cross The Story of the Mobster Who Controlled America Summary and Analysis From Chuck Giancana & Sam Giancana by Summary Station This beautifully written book isn’t merely a tale of a mobster’s life; it reveals the pain of a notorious person’s family. Also, Double Cross is a tale of the love and compassion a younger brother has for his older, successful, but ruthless sibling.
Circus Dreams Fulfilled by Jack Prince
Price: Free! Words: 28,400. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This story about a boy's dream to become a circus star is timely. A boy can't even be a circus star anymore. The Ringling Brothers Circus has folded its tents, but the lure of the circus endures. Only the circus blends stage paint and talking giraffes, blood-sweating hippos and athleticism, grifters and artists.
The Story of Mary: Mayhem, Mirth and Miracles by Carolyn Franklin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Is there is a quota on miracles? If so, I’m ‘way over my share. This is the story of Mary, her two major accidents, the people who came to help her, phone operators, doctors, nursing staff, the Rabbi and his congregation, priests and their congregations, friends, visions, visits from the spirits on the other side and extra terrestrials I couldn’t make this stuff up. Truth is stranger than fiction.
All Aboard! Memoirs of the MacDowell Sisters, Sweethearts of the Air by Edith & Grace McDowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Deep7Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In an era before their gender was allowed to vote, two sisters blazed trails in business and entertainment, touring North America and earning their way: as public stenographers, war correspondents, secretaries to senators, journalists, musicians and early radio celebrities - bringing native Hawaiian music to the mainland as The MacDowell Sisters, “Sweethearts of the Air”.
El Velorio de Maya (Español) by Kali Amanda Browne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: Spanish. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Basado en una historia real, "El Velorio de Maya" es un cuento absurdo del funeral de un ser querido, que se hace mas y mas ridiculo, y como interfiere con los planes de la pobre Lucia en su diodecimo cumpleanos...