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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.
Across Two Novembers: A Year in the Life of a Blind Bibliophile by David L. Faucheux
Price: $4.99 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.
Ringing the Bell: My Life in the Biz by Luke St Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,090. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 8 reviews)
The true story of how I was recruited by a notorious door-to-door sales organization, and traveled across the country in pursuit of success. My goal of making millions took some unexpected setbacks as I mastered the art of cold-calling, mouse-killing, and "ringing the bell." A rare look into the culture of Cydcor/DS-Max, this memoir is both harrowing and humorous.
The End of Schooling by David H M Wright
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,530. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How much the prosperity of both individuals and nations would burgeon if only more funding could be provided for education is a popular contemporary view.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010 by Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too by Katrina Ayres
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education(5.00 from 1 review)
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey by Steven Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In "Surprised to be Standing: A Spiritual Journey," Steven E. Brown explores living with a disability from the age of five, becoming a pioneer in promoting Disability Culture, and finding himself on an unexpected and astounding healing journey.
In Case of Fire: Please Remain Calm Then Slowly Rebuild Your Life by Spencer Beach
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Beautifully written and told with breathtaking honesty, Spencer Beach's journey will astound and inspire you. At age 29, with his life finally falling into place and a new baby on the way, Spencer experienced a nightmare beyond imagination. But it is what he did with that nightmare that makes his story so compelling. Read it and learn what courage truly means.
Screefing: A Tree Planter's Reflection by Rodger Wilkie
Price: $0.99 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.
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919 by Ella P. Jordan Dale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
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.
The Other Side of Philip K. Dick by Maer Wilson
Price: $7.83 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What is the truth behind the legend of Science Fiction great, Philip K. Dick? In spring, 1972, Phil Dick moved to Fullerton, CA, where he met Mary (Maer) Wilson. Amid marriage proposals, marathon talk-fests and a love for music and films, they forged a strong friendship that would last the rest of his life. Wilson’s quirky, yet unflinchingly honest, memoir reveals a funny and generous man.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon by Tony Buxton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,770. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
Inside Those Walls by George Feusi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.
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.
The Pinball Theory by Howard McKay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Wright Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a British man who overcame difficult early years to enjoy a successful engineering career in Asia. Following divorce, he also developed a successful bar and restaurant business. He was also a keen amateur sportsman, musician and singer. He now lives in the Philippines.
Music, Mayhem, and Bad Decisions by Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During her teenage years, award-winning author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that dreams can turn quickly to nightmares.
George Bailey's Got Nothing on Me: A Narrative History of the Holliday Family by Cy Holliday
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Growing up on a traveling carnival surrounded by Damon Runyan and O Henry characters has proven to be a wonderful life. The author’s grandfather, father, and mother provided him a firm foundation for all of life’s challenges. From Broadway to carnival midways to the Atlantic City Boardwalk, these stories speak of a simpler time, but the life lessons are as applicable today as they were then.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story by Stephen Nasser
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
The Great Summer of Philosophy! by Michael M. Tickenoff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The bus and friends are stuck in the beach sands, getting stuck deeper into trouble with everything and everyone around them. Based on true life experience, placing Philosophy and Reality to battle on the stage of life. Each reader will laugh at one giant act of youthful stupidity and not ever doubt that there are unseen powers always at work behind the scenes and often right in front of us.
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