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Doing Better Than Your Best: Recreating Your World through Academic Excellence
Price: Free! Words: 67,950. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
Middle Class White Suburb - Life: Transition
Price: Free! Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book follows a young man as he makes the transition from a lifestyle of reckless partying and gambling into a mature parent in his late twenties.
Blackie “An Odyssey of Furry Hearts”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Skip and his wife Mary are in for a surprise with their move. Their neighbor has a secret—her pets are neglected. Skip steps in carefully to ensure their safety. The greatest gift comes in the form of Blackie. After some difficulty, Blackie becomes theirs and until the end, they love him unconditionally. What they didn’t expect, was that he would teach them a lesson in love.
Beauty, Light and Music, Poetry and Prose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,190. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A first collection of poetry and short prose pieces ranging from the biographical, the descriptive and reflective, to the comic and philosophical.
Dates to Remember or Wish You Could Forget “Getting it O So Right”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,890. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Gabrielle Anna treks a world that most women—and even men—would never dare to tread: An open-eyed and open-minded approach to dating. Through much trial and error, Gabrielle finds her own path through the treacherous journey of finding love and understanding. Join her in her quest as she searches for truth and love in most of the wrong—and some of the right—places.
Notes From My Life
Series: Economics 101, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With this Smashwords release, Steve Kenny takes the reader into the heart of memories and experiences that stretch from 1969 [notes from my life] through to the present [November]. A sometimes sweet and sometimes poignant work, sprinkled with some small didactic observations of the current America, 'notes from my life' gently blends tone and mood timelessly. A must read.
Memoirs of the Basement Steps
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2662 words. A short tale showing the changes in viewpoint from childhood to adulthood. Memories centered around the basement steps, and how they represent a journey into the unknown.
Pen and Plough: Further Broadcasts
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 16. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A further collection of 21 broadcast talks on the BBC, made between 1936 and 1967. Ten of these were broadcast in the BBC’s Empire Service in 1938/39 and concern the countryside and farming. Four talks are about Williamson’s ongoing struggle to bring life back to the derelict farm in Norfolk that he had bought in 1937, while a later broadcast has the intriguing title ‘On Seeing Marilyn Monroe'.
And The Puppy Dog Chased Its Tail: The Ever Decreasing Circles Of English Education
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nick Evans has been a teacher for twenty years. In that time he has seen teachers constantly denigrated by government and journalists, subject to a perpetual and obsessive demand for change and torture from initiative overload.
Memoirs of a Young, Black Male Construction Worker: Articles about the Black Male Experience
You set the price! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a series of articles, some historical and some modern, that illustrate the everyday struggles of young black males in America.
Home for the Friendless: Finding Hope, Love, and Family
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Incidental Muslim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
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
Price: Free! Words: 95,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,390. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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
Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: 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
Series: The Awakening Consciousness Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
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