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Dueling the Dragon - Adventures in Chinese Media and Education by Abdiel LeRoy
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Fascinating", "eloquent", "horrifying!" These are among the ways readers have described LeRoy's first-hand accounts of China and of working in its state-media and education systems. With a journalist's eye and lively wit, his narrative weaves through extremes of elation and despair, while uncovering the deep roots of corruption tearing at China's social fabric.
Deep Water by Shakita R. Dixon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A riveting memoir, Deep Water, was finally penned by Shakita in late 2015. Shakita, growing up on the Southside of Montgomery, AL, never thought that she would grow up to have a story that would touch and heal so many people, while also providing healing for herself. Grab some tissue, a blanket, a big slice of Red Velvet cake and dive into Deep Water.
Confessions of a Golf Slut by Susan Fornoff
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Here is the funny and heart-warming "Drive, Putt, Love" golf sister to "Eat, Pray, Love." Trailblazing sports journalist Susan Fornoff tells how golf became her warm blanket through the heartbreaking loss of divorce and death, her compass for a hilarious journey through online dating, and her guiding light in the murky tunnel of midlife career change. Reads like fiction, but it's true!
Long Tussle with Dearth by Kennedy Siboe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is not easy growing up in a little village on the slopes of Mt Elgon. It is a marginalized, desolate place devoid of basic government infrastructure. In the eighties and nineties, the region was (and it still is) steeped in myth, custom, tradition and abject poverty. Almost everything was governed by superstitions and curious belief in mythical forces.
A Bucket of Warm Water by Heather Allen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
My Dyslexic Journey by Rosemary J. Peel
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / genetic, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A personal view of Dyslexia and associated conditions. Exploring the ups as well as the downs.
Love and Madness: My Private Years with George C. Scott by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,250. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Film and theater audiences were attracted to George C. Scott's powerful stage presence and charisma, as was Karen Truesdell, a Stephens College theatre student. After performing with him on stage, a long term love relationship developed. Her liaison with Scott spanned 30 years as his hidden mistress and mother of his child. Truesdell Riehl's account makes a compelling page turner.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Growing up on Eddie's Island by Charles Kaluza
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.
Leaving Worship: From Worship Leader to Atheist Activist by Steve Dustcircle
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
Yet another deconversion story? Leaving Worship tells of a dedicated Christian leaving the fold, joining activism, and becoming an outspoken atheist. Part reflection, part philosophy, part apologetics.
Grace & Moons: A Memoir by Roni Nicole Henderson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Grace and Moons chronicles the string of miracles that surrounded the filming of Roni Nicole Henderson's short film, Grace.
My Journey of Hope by Becky Erkkila
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
This is a book of triumph, courage, and the will to not only survive but thrive! This is a must read. Becky's heartbreaking story will change you forever. Discover her miraculous journey of hope after being beaten, raped and left for dead.
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
Hope in the Valley by Kevin Fischer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hope in the Valley is a memoir written by Elizabeth Fischer and her husband, Kevin. At 26 years old, Elizabeth was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma cancer which flipped everything she knew upside down. From medical uncertainty to eternal promise, these pages are an intimate look at the life of Elizabeth and the Hope of Christ above everything the world could throw at her.
Stories from My Memory-Shelf: Fiction and Essays from My Past by Lori Schafer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Lights Out Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of my life told in short fiction and essays. Features author commentary on the real-life events that inspired the stories.
We Don't Talk About That - A Riveting Story of Survival WWII by Giselle Roeder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Millions of women were abused and raped during the final stages of WW II, and while the attitude among many survivors is "We don't talk about that," this woman has found the courage to place her memories on record. This book describes the author's life for ten years under Nazi rule, ten years under Communism before escaping to the "Golden West". Another ten years later she contemplated emigrating.
The Mundele by Sylvie Boivin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It is the true story of a nurse who worked for 10 years with humanitarian organizations in different countries such as Azerbaijan,Sierra Leone, Congo,Chad ,Thailand and Timor Leste.This story will make you laugh,it will make you cry,and it will disturb you a little in some chapters by its hardness in the content.
A Woman in a Man's World by Clem van Vliet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Spanning seventy years, this charismatic autobiography chronicles the rags-to-riches story of a woman determined to succeed in a male dominated world of business. Set in Southern Africa against the back drop of a world war, the savage Rhodesian bush war and turbulent political change, it is a story of raw courage, of disaster and danger, liberally spiced with humour, interesting people and animals
Love Life, with Parrots by Cappy Love Hanson
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.
Hi, I'm Here for a Recording. The Ordinary Life of a Voiceover Artist by Pilar Orti
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Read stories of success and setback as a freelancer in this telling account of everyday life. From the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to a major audition for a popular cartoon series. Walk with her. Find out why Pilar’s voiceover career revealed more about herself than anything else and how these insights helped her to discover a new passion for podcasting.
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