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A Spider in the Wind: My World, My Time, My Life, My Thoughts by Albert L. Chu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,680. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Growing up in the colonized Vietnam, this is an account of how, armed with a good family education and blessed with a good measure of luck, I managed to crawl my way out of the situation and eventually landed on the American soil, built a career and a family. My experience may serve as useful guide or at least a cautionary tale to youngsters who are looking down their life's path with wonderment.
Peter Thiel: Players, Companies, Life by rbyrnereilly
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Investigative journalist Richard Byrne Reilly has published the first biography of Peter Thiel, the controversial billionaire and contrarian behind some of the world's most powerful and disruptive technology companies. "Peter Thiel: Players, Companies, Life," is an unauthorized microbiography that gives the reader a glimpse into the complex mind behind one of the co-founders of PayPal.
On the Amazon - Diary of an Irish Emigrant by Keir Farrell
Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Two Irishmen, one canoe, the Amazon rainforest. What can possibly go wrong? Find out in this true short-story prequel to the 'On the Amazon – Diary of an Irish Emigrant' books.
Lost and Found - An Autobiography About Discovering Family by Micky Neilson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,920. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Autobiography of Discovering Family, is the harrowing and inspirational memoir of the successful contributor to World of Warcraft and N.Y. Times best-seller Micky Neilson, who was kidnapped by his schizophrenic father as a toddler, spending his earliest years on the run and his teenage years as a foster child. This autobiography chronicles Micky’s experience serving in the first Gulf War.
From Garden to High Place: A Parable of Faith, Philosophy, and Mental Illness by Brian Russell Pinkston
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory
This little memoir recounts the author's spiritual journey from a deeply conservative Christianity to a Beautiful Orthodoxy. It relates his intellectual history, a long and winding path from parochialism to a Life of the Mind that he prays is well-thought, robust, nuanced, and tolerant. It tells of his struggle with mental illness. And it gives glimpses of lovely people in his life.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982) by Arjun Krishnan
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,750. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
Diario di un funzionario internazionale. Come sopravvivere dodici anni nelle Organizzazioni Internazionali. by Mario Di Michele
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: Italian. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lo scopo che si prefigge questo diario è di informare i giovani su uno spaccato che non è ancora molto conosciuto: il mondo delle organizzazioni internazionali. Potendomi avvalere dell'anonimato, ho potuto fornire al lettore il mio vissuto professionale che non è stato parco di episodi ed incontri maturati in condizioni molto dissimili fra loro.
Sweetly Undauntable: A Mother's Legacy by Ruth Chan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,980. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016 by Carma Chan. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
This is a mother's very personal journal for her family to understand her strengths and weaknesses, and theirs. Written by Ruth Carrol Gagne` Chan at the age of 75, she created one home-printed color copy in a 3-inch binder for each of her children in 2009. She later gave permission to her daughter, Carma, to publish her memoirs online for suicide prevention.
Eu & Meu amigo DDA by Marcus Deminco
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Lançado em Setembro de 2006 durante a 1ª Quinzena Nacional de Leitura em comemoração aos 78 anos da Livraria Siciliano, EU & MEU AMIGO DDA (Autobiografia de um portador do Transtorno Do Déficit De Atenção/Hiperatividade) é o primeiro livro autobiográfico sobre o TDA/H. Através de uma narrativa descontraída, Marcus Deminco descreve inúmeras das suas inquietantes aventuras.
In His Footsteps: I Gave My To Do List To God and Got More Done, More Sleep and Less Stress by Margaret Agard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Women’s Issues
A memoir - a year of asking God each day, "What should I do today God." "An inspiring, easy read with laugh out loud moments" It began as a prayer of desperation. It became the foundation of joy. Margaret's five-page long to-do list was keeping her from her walk with God. Her surprising solution? Giving her daily to-do list to God. Step by daily step God changed both her life and her heart.
Emilia by Guy Lajoie
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of the Roy family of Cap Chat, a small village on the shores of the St. Laurence River in rural Quebec. In 1832 Louis Roy organizes the rescue of over 300 British soldiers from a ship wreck. He is rewarded by Queen Victoria herself but later his son is cursed by the parish priest. A series of tragic stories seems to follow the family. What can we learn from these stories?
Common Dogs by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 go out on a Thursday evening in late May, searching for a short story in east Charlotte (USA). With two strikes on them, they stumble upon a home run in a Plaza-Midwood bar. Approximately 1600 words. No violence, sex or drug usage. And no Mr. Malloy in this one. Apolitical and nonreligious. This tale is low on the strangeness scale, but high on the real-life accuracy scale.
One-Eyed Princess: Gaining Depth in Sight and Mind by Susanna Zaraysky
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 78,350. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
One-Eyed Princess shows the journey of a stereoblind person with amblyopia and strabismus doing eye muscle and brain exercises to straighten her eyes and rewire her brain to wake up dormant binocular brain cells to see in 3D.
Simply Bob: Searching for the Essence by Robert Brown
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 35,460. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Robert Brown has taken on a monumental task, writing a memoir less about a person and more about the ideas that make being alive worthwhile; philosophy rather than heartache, enlightenment rather than abuse, thought rather than emotion. This is gentle wisdom, well expressed, that will talk to those seeking personal answers to life’s grandest questions.
Through the Fires: An American Story of Turbulence, Business Triumph and Giving Back by Robert Owen Carr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,280. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a triumphant story of comeback in life and business. Robert Carr experienced decades of struggle that took him to the brink of home foreclosure at age fifty. He would later make a fortune in the card payments industry, only to lose almost everything in 2009, after one of the most devastating data breaches ever.
A Hole in My Life. Battling Chronic Dizziness. by Philippa Thomson
Price: $2.30 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
In 1995 a doctor made the amazing discovery that some people actually have holes in their head. And many can even hear their own eyes moving. The author found out the hard way that she was one of them. This is her remarkable true story. "What struck me particularly was how well the book was written. The author not only has an important tale to tell, she uses a gold-tipped pen," says a reader.
Entre la Esquizofrenia y Mi Voluntad: Una Historia de Locura y Esperanza by William Jiang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,340. Language: Spanish. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Muchas biografías de personas que padecen enfermedades mentales parecen centrarse exclusivamente en los sentimientos de desesperanza, manteniendo bajas las expectativas en cuanto al futuro de la persona aquejada. En su autobiografía, en cambio, William Jiang le da un giro a esta letanía de dolor. Se presenta a sí mismo como el resultado de los milagros que puede producir la medicina moderna.
The Pea by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
The author (Agent 33) recounts the day that he and his son found an unusual object inside a spray paint can. Approx. 1100 words. Violence: None. Sex: None. Drug usage: None. Mr. Malloy: Not present. Strangeness level: Moderate.
The Bikini Prophecy (Part One) - A true story that proves love is not only blind ... it's stupid as well. by Matt Kyler
Price: Free! Words: 34,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Would you give up fame, fortune and guilt-free fornication for a date with fate? At thirty years of age, an unemployed and relationship-weary Matt Kyler decides to abandon his long-suffering partner in search of fame, fortune and guilt-free fornication. His reward for this bastard act of selfishness is an invite to work on a hit television show.
Tin Baths, Tallymen & Time Travel by Marianne Green
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Travel through time with a blast from the past. Marianne takes you on an epic journey through some of the most memorable historical times of the 20th century. History comes to life as she relays occurrences with flying saucers, meeting many of the 1960s and 1970s pop stars, disclosing much of her quirky and professional journey along the way, including some extraordinary paranormal experiences.