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Memories from Maple Street, U.S.A. Leaving Childhood Behind by Cheryl Pierson, Carol Huff, Kathleen Rice Adams, Sue A. Monkerss, Vella Munn, Christine Hope, Celia Yeary, Jim Landwehr, Emma Hopewell, Christine Waldman, L.D.B. Taylor, Vonn McKee, Katharine Chua, Mandy Waysman, Shayna Matthews, Sharon Cunningham, & Jean Bonin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the stories of a turning point—when the world shifted, and nothing would ever be the same. In this first collection of the MEMORIES FROM MAPLE STREET, U.S.A., series, Sundown Press brings you real-life stories, from the touching to the humorous, the inspirational to the adventurous, and a wonderful group of childhood memories you’ll never forget.
Man of Many Hats by Elmer Kauk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The youngest of 9 children traces his family’s journey from Catherine the Great’s Russia to life on a farm in Oklahoma and Montana in the 1900s. He journeys to California at 26 with his wife and 3 small children to work in construction. Their lives were filled with adventure, hardships, a lot of hard work, and happiness. This memoir was written for his children, grandchildren and extended family.
Easy Hearts by Gary Spetz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A hilarious and poignant tale of three complaisant kids, two stormy parents, one anxious French poodle, and too many U-haul trailers—told against the backdrop of the turbulent early 1960s. Easy Hearts is a childhood memoir colorfully written by American Public Television artist, Gary Spetz.
Flashbacks (an unreliable memoir of the '60s) by Morgan Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of memories about growing up hippie in Toronto, during one of the most interesting periods of the 20th century. Not to mention the sex, drugs and rock and roll…
Just an Ordinary Woman by Myriam Donin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,600. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.
One and One Make Five by Mavis Gunter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
‘One and One Make Five’ is a collection of stories and anecdotes based on the experiences of a family living in a wattle and daub house on a small farm in the bush between the years of 1932 to 1942. It illustrates the challenges of living without water or electricity and the hardships encountered due to a ten year drought and The Depression.
Crawl Walk Run by Jennifer Galvin-Anderson, MA
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is Jennifer’s story of overcoming both a Traumatic Brain Injury and Cancer at the age of fourteen. Despite the adversities, Jennifer went on to receive her Masters degree in Holistic Health and now uses her life to empower and inspire others to live their best life.
The Day Our Son Tried To Kill Himeself Because He Had Autism by Teresa Smelser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
On a cold December night in 2010 our son tried to kill himself. He left my husband and I a terrifying suicide note that left us searching for answers ourselves and for our son. I share this story because I learned something about Autism and Asperger's Syndrome that day that I did not know before.
Feeding a Monster by Veronica Loving
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Concrete Jungle Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based on a true story, a healing and inspirational true story about a woman, her daughter and their family torn apart by the monsters they attracted and allowed to grow within them. These two women share their painfully honest version of events that transformed their lives, but not before hitting their individual rock bottoms.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection by Rodger Wilkie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Screefing' tells of a group of tree-planters working on the clear-cuts of the northern forest, tracing their development as they become increasingly removed from the urban society in which they have lived. The book is both a narrative and a meditation on individual work, relationships, spirituality, and the human interaction with a rough, fragile, and profoundly ancient landscape.
A Thousand Screaming Mules: The Story of Stubbon Hope and One Dad's Dream to Transform Kids' Lives by Ty Schenzel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The unexpected story of an ordinary man with an extraordinary vision of hope As a father, Pastor Ty Schenzel believed that if he loved his kids deeply, crazily, and unconditionally that they would see life, God, and their futures with hope and expectation. His children grew up knowing that “a thousand screaming mules” could not keep their dad from being there when they needed him.
#Livingmydream by Pamela Gerstmann
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My name is Pam and I'm living my dream! But... it wasn't always that way. My background is German and I'm an 80's girl. I grew up in East Berlin before moving to Munich, Germany in 1997. I gave up everything I had and worked hard to make my dream come true. I'm now #livingmydream because I #deserveit! I make every day count. Come back with me on my journey of life.
Talking with Kids - Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about Blindness by Brian Nash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
In his first nonfiction book, children's author Brian K. Nash recounts his experiences speaking to schoolchildren in the 1980s about his lifelong blindness, to which he has adapted with determination, optimism, and humor. Join him as he tells about barbecuing, bicycling, bowling, scuba diving, jumping from high places, Louis Braille, guide dogs, and much more. Photo: Brian and Arrow in 1983.
Rude Biker Chick by Sash Walker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Rude Biker Chick: Lessons From My Daddy tells the story of Sash Walker growing up in the arms of her biker father. Divorce, separation, and death took her away from the one person who taught her to love. Eventually learning to ride her own motorcycle,
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year) by Elizabeth Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
She's All Caught Up by Jamila Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,270. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Voices International Publications Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
She's All Caught Up is a cautionary tale based on the life of Jamila T. Davis, a federal prisoner serving a 12 1/2 year sentence. Jamila grew up in a loving middle class home, raised to become her parent's ideal star child. All was copacetic until high school years. Jamila rebels and chooses to live life in the fast lane. When this good girl goes bad, it seems there is no turning back!
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography by Cathy Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Freeway Rick Ross: The Untold Autobiography is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty Texas who grew up in a single-parent household in the heart of South Central Los Angeles, pushed through the school system each year and ended up illiterate. His options were few, and he turned to drug dealing.
Voices on the Wind by Cecile Yazbek
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Eva’s South African-born mother dies suddenly at home in Sydney, Eva, in her first year of teaching, travels to Johannesburg to fill in the stories of her Lebanese ancestors.
JobJoy: Finding Your Right Work Through the Power of Your Personal Story by George Dutch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I want to show you that there is another way to approach your career. You don’t need to roll the dice and gamble away your life force. We can approach career choice systematically, with deliberate intentions to make the most of our talents and motivations. The clues are in your own story! Learn how to mine it for golden nuggets that reveal where to work and what to do there--jobjoy for life!
Campbell's Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life by Patricia L. Fletcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,090. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 2 reviews)
How the author obtained her first guide dog, Campbell: what motivated her, the extensive training she had, the special relationship she developed with her trainer, and the good friends she made. Challenges awaited her back home, including domestic abuse. With honesty, courage, and humor, Patty Fletcher tells an inspiring and informative story of personal development.