Welcome to Smashwords!

Check out our new interface for discovering great ebooks! Read the official announcement at the Smashwords Blog.

Please confirm your erotica preferences.

Learn more about erotica controls. You may change these settings at any time.

[Close]

Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs

Walking on Ice
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walking on Ice is the 1st book in a trilogy of memoirs which are part romance and part “girl’s own adventure”. The story opens in the warm climes of New Zealand in the South Pacific when an on-line friendship between an American & a New Zealander blossoms into romance, and concludes among the Eskimo in the wintry wilds of remote Alaska. For adventurous romantics and arm-chair travellers alike
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Last Tour: Love, Laughter, and Tears is the story of retired music manager Ron Eckerman who found love and happiness and then was diagnosed with AML, a fast growing bone marrow cancer. His career included managing bands of the 70's. He survived the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash of 1977 and wrote the book "Turn it up! My years with Lynyrd Skynyrd." He lost his battle with cancer in May of 2014.
Sassy Jane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of one man's brief encounter with the Bermuda Triangle and the events that lead up to why it was so personal.
Confessions of a Hostie 3 - More true stories of an International Flight Attendant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Fasten seatbelts, ensure your seat is fully upright, tray-table stowed and come fly with Danielle in this third installment of turbulent tales of life in the sky: With thrilling crew and passenger stories, valuable tips for potential 'hosties', revelations of her own initial (failed) attempts to join airlines, and perceptive insights into life above and below the clouds - prepare for takeoff...
Nichijo: The Testimony of John Provoo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
In 1940, John David Provoo, a young American Buddhist studying in Japan, was urged by the U.S. Embassy to return home. In 1942, as a US Army Sergeant in the Philippines, he was among those captured on Corregidor. After years of POW camps on Taiwan and Japan, he was forced to make propaganda broadcasts from Radio Tokyo. He was convicted in a 1952 NYC treason trial, the decision overturned in 1954.
Things My Kids Have Said and Done That Have Amused Me
Price: Free! Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A lightly edited treasury of quotes, anecdotes, and other memories of a family that always makes me, and I hear others, smile.
Trajectory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,600. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by ReadOnTime BV. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born of Armenian parents in 1924, Paul Malcolm lived his first 20 years in Bombay. He first visited Australia in 1944 while in the Merchant Navy, and settled there three years later. After exotic Bombay he found the Fremantle of 1947 dull, but went on to a much livelier Sydney, then to Broken Hill & in 1959 joined Weapons Research Establishment in South Australia.
Swami Soup
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Tap dance with Valerie on her raucous journey up steep inclines and down sudden drops with pedophiles, weird witches, day court, night nurses and plain old crazy New Yorkers at her side. Her insight and silliness will tickle your funny bone while lightening your load with irreverent and magical perspectives on the sad, the wonderful, and the inexplicable.
Growing up on Eddie's Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This autobiography is of my experiences in the wilderness of Canada as I was growing up. This was a time before cellphones and the internet. We lived and worked much like our ancestors did prior to the modern technological development.
A falra festett ördög
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,290. Language: Hungarian. Published: December 4, 2014 by Publio Kiadó. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Életrajz, nem szeretem.... Az életem nem volt sohasem felhőtlen és mézédes. Polgári családban születtem, ahol a férfiak dolgoztak, az asszonyok a háttérmunkát végezték. Ebből adódóan a példa ez volt előttem.
She's Not Herself
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
A Call to Serve: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Call to Service: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps is Kenneth Watt's personal story of faith and adventure as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the turbulent country of Guatemala from 1988 to 1991.
Antal Imre
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 51,840. Language: Hungarian. Published: December 1, 2014 by Publio Kiadó. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ki volt Antal Imre: Show-man? Bohóc? Műsorvezető? Televíziós személyiség? Zongoraművész Színész? Élt, vagy játszott? Az élet nagy győztese volt, egy korszak meghatározó személyisége, hőse, vagy az élet nagy vesztese,tragikus hőse,elbukott hérosza? Ki volt Antal Imre - róla beszélnek pályatársai,ha voltak, barátai, ha akadtak, körülötte élők, akik nem is tudtuk igazán, hogy körülöttünk él...
Babes, Booze & Biceps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,910. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Historical autobiography of growing up in Michigan and involves archery, bow hunting, competitive swimming, pole vaulting, time spent on a boys' ranch, calf roping and bull riding, college life at Michigan State University, acting, romance, adventure, a trip to Cuba, and competing in a Mr. America contest.
L'Astore gentile
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: Italian. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Un diario di gioventù, la ricerca di sè stesso attraverso la gratuità dell'amore, i migliori anni della giovinezza sacrificati per aiutare un amore non corrisposto. La felicità scoperta dietro le sofferenze del cuore. La Speranza eterna cresciuta giorno per giorno fra di una vita forse mai vissuta appieno: questo è l'Astore gentile, da un'antica leggenda alla quotidiana realtà.
Me and Ellan Vannin: A Wartime Childhood on the Isle of Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,040. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Eyelevel Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A moving story of how one city child adapted to the enormous changes that the second world war brought, and how a rural life on the Isle of Man eventually became the very epitome of 'home'.
Love Life, with Parrots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Men come and go; parrots are forever. A woman struggles with loss, feelings of inadequacy, and a head injury while looking for her life partner in all the wrong places. As the number of birds in her life increases, so do the complications and delights. In this heart-lifting tale of love and redemption, the birds impact the author all out of proportion to their combined one-pound weight.
A Hot Time in the Cold War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
Paris je t'aime
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » European
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
Kitiltottak
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,550. Language: Hungarian. Published: November 24, 2014 by Publio Kiadó. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hírnévről ábrándozott ábrándozott, mint minden tizenéves: kenu olimpiai bajnok szeretett volna lenni, vagy bálványozott rock-dobos, netán rajzművész… Aztán 1985. március 7-én egyetlen szemvillanás alatt minden álom szertefoszlott: Zemlényi Zoltán, a budapesti Szinyei Gimnázium első osztályos tanulója piros lámpánál lépett a zebrára és egy Trabant elütötte.