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Home for the Friendless: Finding Hope, Love, and Family
By Betty Auchard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The eldest of three in an unconventional family making their way through The Great Depression, Betty narrates this humorous and poignant recollection. Although poor in possessions, Betty's family leads a life so rich in turmoil that it rivals today's sitcoms.
Dancing in my Nightgown
By Betty Auchard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Married when she was barely 19, Betty Auchard went straight from her parent's home to her husband's bed. She raised four children, returned to college, taught art in public school, and became a grandmother, published artist, a retiree and then a widow.
Seventy-Four Cents
By Marty Meyer-Gad
Price: $3.74 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Some of the reasons Pope Francis is calling for a renewed Catholic Church are entwined in the journey of one woman to Catholic priesthood. While the Church may currently take offense at women breaking the law, a case is made for their actions. Catholic women priests are living the vision of Pope Francis.
Pablo Picasso - Biography Series
By Matt Green
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wondered how Pablo Picasso rose to stardom? He transformed the whole face of art. His appetite for invention was insatiable.
Double Happiness: One Man's Tale of Love, Loss, and Wonder on the Long Roads of China
By Tony Brasunas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tony Brasunas had never left the United States nor taught a class on anything. The adventure that changed him forever, that broke open his heart and awakened his mind, began in a high school classroom in hot, coastal Guangzhou, China, and culminated on the plateaus of ancient Tibet. A journey across China and through the soul of a young American, Double Happiness is travel writing at its best.
The Paris Wife - Behind the Story (Backstage Pass to Novels)
By Hannah Garrard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Behind the Story. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you're a fan of The Paris Wife by Paula McLain and have a stomach that yearns for more, "Behind the Story" will be a most delightful surprise. Enjoy this basket full of treats made for readers like you! In this series, you will gain insight into the journey that The Paris Wife has been on for an unforgettable experience of the book you'll love.
The Incidental Muslim
By Amal Awad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).
Autobiography by a Former Underage Sex Slave
By Niiles Punkari
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Incest, forced prostitution, insanity, alcoholism, violence and submission, all in the heart of the Swedish welfare state. After a brutal childhood Niiles Punkari begins a journey towards some form of recovery. It is a journey full of mistakes which are depicted in explicit details, a style which is compensated with intellectual mediation in the most awkward spots - so humor exist also.
To Bed on Thursdays
By Jenny Selby-Green
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
TO BED ON THURSDAYS is Jenny Selby-Green’s delightful memoir of life as a newspaper reporter in 1950s Britain. In the course of her work, Jenny was bullied by Robert Maxwell, snubbed by President Eisenhower, entranced by Sophia Loren and stalked by a delusional actor named Nigel. Her memoir celebrates a simpler age when newspapers were respected and news-gathering was still an honourable trade.
Sunny Side Up: Life and Times of Backyard Chickens
By Natalie Kwong
You set the price! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This fun, quick-read eBook exclusive is about 13-year-old Natalie growing up in a suburban town with crazy chickens living in her backyard. Short stories include a desperate chicken escape, a surprise rooster, a poor little chick with a crooked beak, and more. Written when Natalie was 11-years-old in 2012, readers will feel her emotions as she tells her tales of quirky chickens.
This Ocean Called Freedom: My Eight Decades of Challenge and Transformation
By Diane See
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This Ocean Called Freedom: My Eight Decades of Challenge and Transformation, is a poignant memoir that chronicles a woman’s search for a life that makes sense. During a span of 80 years, Diane See repeatedly challenged the status quo.
The Art of Trapeze: One Woman's Journey of Soaring, Surrendering, and Awakening
By Molly McCord
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,930. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With nothing to lose and only a dream to gain, Molly McCord moves to Paris to follow the courageous call of her heart. She arrives in a city she has never visited before and builds her dream life until a bigger purpose unfolds. Filled with love, authenticity, adventure, and laughter, this bestselling memoir is an unexpected journey to deeper levels of personal consciousness and soul growth.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
By Diego Asencio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Walls Go Up, Walls Come Down
By Skot David Wilson
Price: $1.91 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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
The Pioneer of Chinese American Education - Dr. Theodore Chen
By Wen-Hui Chen
Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of Dr. Theodore Chen, lovingly told by Dr. Wen-Hui, his wife of 60 years. Professor Chen was the first Chinese scholar to be granted tenure at USC, where he taught for 35 years and revived the Asian Studies Department. Dr. Chen's academic, literary, humanitarian, and public speaking accomplishments are interspersed with the moving story of the Chens' long marriage and family life.
Who Turned Out The Lights?
By Ronald Wilde
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hold on for a bumpy ride! For Ron Wilde, it’s like a 24/7 roller coaster with eyes closed. Every turn brings new challenges like blindness, and new joys and adventures including forbidden hospital love. Ron will make you laugh one second at the characters he meets and gasp the next at the gut wrenching details of his epic health struggles.
Another Thursday's Child
By E.S. Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sardonyx, the fiery green gemstone created by volcanic eruption, describes Another Thursday’s Child’s unique life. The tales that chronicle the life of the author Elaine Abramson prove just how true that is. Throughout her life, adversity and misfortune frequently led to hilarity as she struggled to overcome the myriad of obstacles life dropkicked in her path including headhunters, crazed bosses,
One Woman and Her Dog
By Viv Billingham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Originally published in the 1980s, this popular and entertaining book describes Viv’s life as a shepherdess in the Cheviot Hills. Both humorous and serious, lively and reflective, energetic and calm, Viv presents the reader with a refreshing, diverting and informative narrative and cannot fail to delight all who read it.
1985, An Atlantic Crossing Memoir
By Skot David Wilson
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A pseudo autobiographical account of my Atlantic circumnavigation written in third person. It was where I found redemption and peace, coming to terms with the death of my father, injustices I endured, and anger and resentment which drove me to lose myself and make serious and costly life mistakes, and how I found redemption, forgiveness, and resolve to life by my conscience without regrets.
1978, Crossing America And Back:
By Skot David Wilson
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Autobiographical account of my trip circumventing the United States in 1978 taken when I was 17, after losing my father, and trying to come to terms with his death.