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Save-My-Life School: A First Responder's Mental Health Journey by Natalie Harris
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017 by Wintertickle Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
Paramedic Natalie Harris recounts her intense and riveting mental health journey after attending a gruesome double murder that left her with PTSD. Struggling with depression, addiction and anxiety, this uplifting story takes you along on a roller coaster of emotion. This is a must-read for every person who struggles with mental illness--or knows someone who does.
Tent City: Stories from the Heart by Donna M. Kshir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tent City was destroyed by mayor Danny Jones in January 2016. Now, join Advocates and the residents of Tent City in Charleston, West Virginia share their personal stories of the aftermath of Tent City.
Recollections from the 9 Mile Peg by David Alexander
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: Australian English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author has drawn on his experiences of life on a dairy farm in the Waikato province in New Zealand through the ages of 9 to 16. There are four short stories entitled: "The Championship, Mick, Haymaking and College." David Alexander has 2 other works on Smashwords: "The Cavalry Lieutenant" and a short story, "Checkpoint Charlie."
Who Will Kill the Spiders? by Margie Pezdirtz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Sometimes life, as we have known it, comes to a screeching halt through circumstances that we have no control over. Who Will Kill the Spiders is the story of a couple who are faced with overwhelming life changes due to a sudden health crisis. You will experience deep emotion as they move from being people running to catch airplanes into the throes of medical captivity. There is hope.
How God Prepared Us... And We Didn't Even Know It by Tony Beck
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,910. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
How God Prepared Us...And We Didn't Even Know It is the story of one family's journey that will amuse you and inspire you, and maybe even bring back your own memories.
Café et chocolat by Michele Laframboise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: Canadian French. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lors d'un voyage en train, une écrivaine observe deux chevaux bruns broutant dans une petit espace. Elle ignore tout de ces bêtes, mais elle s'y attache, les baptisant Café et Chocolat.
To Paris, Venice and Rome by Justene Musin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had to get out of New Zealand. I had to go somewhere far, far away. Paris was my first stop. Then Venice. Then Rome. I mostly travelled alone, meeting with old and new friends along the way. I encountered the magnificent sights, observed the French and Italian culture, lived through unexpected moments and tried to figure out my future.
The Life and Times of the Great Danbury State Fair by John H. Stetson
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Western Connecticut consists of a rich mixture of culture, history, sport, ingenuity and agriculture and the Danbury Fair drank deeply from its roots. Under the unique influence of John W. Leahy, the last owner and general manager of the Fair, it grew into much more, while remaining true to its unique heritage. His story is captivating, as shared here by those who knew him best.
From Both Sides Now: One Woman's to Love and Living Life to Its Fullest by Alexus Sheppard
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What do you do when you realize at middle age that your entire life has been a lie? Allen struggled deeply with this very question, but what he didn’t realize was that the answers were already inside him. The answers dwelled in his feminine self that had been repressed since childhood in the form of the woman he would become: Alexus Sheppard. This is her story.
My Life With Death by David J. VanBuskirk
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The memories of an accidental undertaker's journey. During my thirty-two years as a mortician, I've seen nearly every kind of death imaginable, and I've had my hands on some of the most gruesome and grotesque looking bodies imaginable. Out of the thousands of experiences in my career with the injured, the dying, and the dead, these are the incidents that will forever be etched into my memory.
The Mountain: A Journey in Time, Truth, and Love by James Sherman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This period of time called life, whether experienced with or without truth, is difficult. Dealing with time can be taxing, especially in the absence of truth. Dealing with others, while living in a fog, is even more stressful. James S. Sherman awoke with the mind of an 8 year old living in the body of a 70 year old. Encephalitis, simply put, is inflammation of the brain.
ngo by R.C. Bradbury
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story, the narrative written in this book is based on a life and experience living in the Sudan closely working alongside these ngo organisations. scf, oxfam, msf, unhcr, concern, goal, wfp. fao, un. band aid
Third Party Voices by Travis Breeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Travis describes a life torn from reality where third party voices control you. They try to influence your ever decision and action. Auditory and visual hallucinations complicate his daily life and cause simple tasks like waking up and showering to be a hundred times more challenging for him than the average person. Travis shares his journey with schizophrenia and defeating the third-party voices.
Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant: Undercover & Overwhelmed as a CIA Wife and Mother by Lillian McCloy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Bordertown Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant by Lillian McCloy is an engrossing, decades-long memoir of foreign life under deep cover for the CIA. McCloy reveals the intrigue, danger, and humor of clandestine life in her thoroughly entertaining account of a CIA family's nomadic lifestyle."- Alan B. Trabue, CIA (Ret.), author of A Life of Lies and Spies
A Dog to Give Away by Dr. David Perrin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,190. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dr. Dave returns once again with his (mostly true) story of Lug, the stray German Shepherd who was to become his trusted and loyal companion. Fans of the Countr Vet Series will know Lug as a character, but no one has heard Lug’s full story — until now. Note: This is a stand alone book. Though it contains characters from the Country Vet Series, new readers are more than welcome.
Four Decades through Thick & Thin – Musings of a Diplomat Part 4 – A Lone Tree in Gujarat by N Sreenivasan
Series: Four Decades Through Thick & Thin - Musings of a Diplomat. Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this fourth volume of the series that is an autobiography based on the author's forty years with the Indian Foreign Service and its predecessor, the British Indian Foreign Service, his sole India posting in the Region Passport Office, Gujarat during the years 1984-85 takes on a special significance, with fighting against corruption and thoughts on being selfless and committed in public service.
War of the Wills by Catherine McLeod
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"I've made a will giving you half of everything that I own and the other half to my daughter, Beryl" my dying partner Allen told me. Beryl was infuriated. "I want the Lot!" She stated. Both subtle and blatant intimidation tactics, delaying court action and suspected fraud were utilised to deny me my share of his estate. If you are a second or subsequent wife/partner this could happen to you!
Road of Ash and Dust: Awakening of a Soul in Africa by E.L. Cyrs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Unaware that hunger, sickness and deprivation were awaiting him, a young idealist leaves the United States and embarks on a spiritual journey to West Africa. Repeatedly challenged by a world beyond his understanding and thrown into harsh, critical self-reflections, he is repulsed by the image of himself that Africa forces him to confront.
Where Memory Hides: A Writer's Life by Richard A. Lupoff
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Where Memory Hides" is a guided tour through the life and career of Richard Lupoff, a versatile author mystery and science fiction. His credits include "All In Color For a Dime" and "Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure." His story “12:01 PM,” spawned a legion of imitators. Lupoff offers insights on writing, haggling with agents, and literary criticism of classic authors.