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A Delicious Life: One Moment at a Time by Gary Yardley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This true story is retold by Gary, a 30-year-old nurse who has taken a job doing night shifts in a suburban Sydney nursing home. He is a well-travelled young man, haunted by the hurt caused by calling off his wedding.
CMT and Me: An Intimate 75-year Journey of Love, Loss and Refusal to Surrender to a Disabling Disease by Linda D. Crabtree
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,010. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Linda Crabtree grew up in the early ‘40s, when the future for a little kid with a disability wasn’t promising. Seventy-five years later she writes about her forays into education, journalism, running a charity, art, antiques, designing a home and her travels. This passionate, entrepreneurial woman has kept plugging away despite a progressive neuromuscular disease, Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT).
Arnhem Land's Children by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 142,530. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It was hot, sudden stillness was in the late afternoon air. The waterhole's surface shone with unnatural smoothness. Pig tracks at it's edge told of pigs just gone. Bubbles popped up, spreading ripples, fracturing tree and sky reflections; decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have known better, I should have smelt crocodile!! What is it about the Northern Territory that fascinates us all?
The Fine Art of Being Difficult by Kenneth Hanis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Alternative history
"What's it called?" asked Lydia. Bill chuckled to himself, "The Fine Art of Being Difficult . It's about a guy who goes into hospital to undergo chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant to cure his leukemia. The odds against survival just going in were so bad that he believes he died in the hospital but woke up into a different world as a homeless man living in his car; It's a Hero's Journey.
Over Oceans: A Memoir by K. L. White
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,460. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by Blue Iris Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Part international travelogue, part confession, Over Oceans is a beautifully written, deeply moving memoir of redemption and belief, and a love that could not be stopped.
Memoir Of A Psychic: Trust Your Intuition & Thrive by Amanda McHugh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
‘Memoir of a Psychic Medium’ is the story of Amanda McHugh, who has been seeing spirits and angels, predicting future events and talking to the deceased ever since childhood. If you have ever wondered whether there is a life after death or whether future events can be predicted, this is the book for you. This book is a rare glimpse into a world where nothing is as it seems.
Off The Record by Peter Amari
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,290. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a second generation American-Italian boy growing up in Brooklyn in the 50s and 60s, it seemed like there wasn’t enough hours in a day to do all the things I wanted to do. When was I going to stop and think, “Hey, where did I come from?” While I am writing this at the age of 63, it is the foremost question on my mind, but when your 7 years old who cared to find out. All I had to do was ask.
Concussion Is Brain Injury: Treating the Neurons and Me (Revised Edition) by Shireen Jeejeebhoy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,430. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
"...the intricate details of the author’s experience are riveting and enlightening." Kirkus Reviews In the year 2000, two drivers slammed into the car Shireen Jeejeebhoy was in. Her brain bounced around inside her skull; the person she'd been died. Shireen searched and searched for treatments to heal her dead neurons and herself. This is her journey. This is her message: you are not alone.
Commodore's Messenger: A Child Adrift in the Scientology Sea Organization by Janis Gillham Grady
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At age 11, Janis, along with her brother Peter Jr. and her sister Terri, traveled to the Mediterranean to join Scientology’s inner core, the Sea Organization. Aboard the Scientology ship Apollo, she worked for eight years as one of the personal messengers of Scientology’s controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard. She had a front-row seat as Hubbard expanded his new religion into a worldwide empire.
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: New Annotated Edition by Benjamin Franklin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,200. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. William Dean Howells in 1905 asserted that "Franklin's is one of the greatest autobiographies in literature, and towers over other autobiographies as Franklin towered over other men."
Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (volume I) by Ulysses S. Grant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,570. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
The autobiography of Ulysses Grant has been highly regarded by the general public, military historians and literary critics. Positive attention is often directed toward Grant's prose, which has been praised for its conciseness and clarity, He portrayed himself in the persona of the honorable Western hero, whose strength lies in his honesty and straightforwardness.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition by Fridtjof Nansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
Growing Up in White South Africa by Neville Herrington
Price: $11.39 USD. Words: 215,840. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Growing up in White South Africa” is a delightful journey back into the past that brings alive an era that should resonate with those who lived through it, and fascinate those that didn’t. Neville captures the sounds, smells, nuances, events and special characteristics of a post war age that remain etched in his memory.
Escapee from Sandbed Hell by Gordon Long
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Escapee from Sandbed Hell" chronicles the life of a young man from rural Georgia as he begins exploring the world. It starts in 1950, when he enlists in the Air Force as the Korean War heats up. Poignant and humorous vignettes capture his footsteps as they change from bare feet on the farm through military boots to dress shoes of academia. What a ride! See also: "Livin' PO in Sandbed Hell Redux."
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History by Flemming Heilmann
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Across Two Novembers: A Year in the Life of a Blind Bibliophile by David L. Faucheux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,330. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Friends and family. Restaurants and recipes. Hobbies and history. TV programs the author loved when he could still see and music he enjoys. The schools he attended and the two degrees he attained. The career that eluded him and the physical problems that challenge him. And books, books, books: over 230 of them quoted from or reviewed. All In all, an astonishing work of erudition and remembrance.
Life After Death by Sue Pepper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Always energetic – hockey at school, badminton, swimming – Sue Pepper didn’t realise something was going wrong with her body until her late thirties when periods of tiredness became unusually long.
Enjoying the Adventure of the Long Haul: The Faith-Adventure of an Ordinary Kiwi by Jack Guerin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,990. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
The Faith journey of an ordinary Kiwi (New Zealander) and his adventures with his young family in New Zealand and eight Asian nations.
Wishing on a Star: The Life of Eddie Carroll by Carolyn Carroll & Brad Strickland
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 100,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Whether Eddie Carroll came into your life early or late, an immediate treasured friendship was created. You became a part of his family, something which can still happen by just reading this biography." Gary Schaengold President of Disneyana Fan Club
THE CALLING - A Kentucky Country Doctor and his Registered Nurse Wife Become Medical Missionaries To Haiti by Robert Johnson, MD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
The compelling story of a troubled teen who found his manhood and his calling treating the wounds of those who fell in the killing fields of Korea. After years of medical practice in rural Kentucky, he and his RN wife find spiritual growth and redemption in serving the poor of Haiti while founding MISSIONS OF LOVE, Inc, an international mission in partnership with the Haitian government.