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Strike! Quitting is Not an Option, Neither Quitting is a Choice by Aimsy McNamara
You set the price! Words: 37,350. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Desperate to provide a better future for her kids, Megan takes a risk by leaving them in the care of their grandparents, while she takes every opportunity to advance herself by taking any job she can in London. Despite working hard, success eludes Megan. And so failures come with debts, which threaten to finish all her dreams. And there is yet worse to confront. Megan fights against all the odds.
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.
Stretcher Bearer The Butchers Bill by Tony Kid Yarwood
Price: Free! Words: 46,910. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Stretcher Bearer the butcher’s bill begins within the Northwest of England in the mid-sixties when the author was a boy growing up. It touches on his Army training and some unbelievable heroics by stretcher bearers of the past to present day. He then briefly covers the formation of the Red Cross and more importantly why? Including his own role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War.
Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer by Chris Fabiszak
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography(5.00 from 6 reviews)
From cramped basements to Las Vegas hotels, follow the journey of a few competitive video game players as professional gaming gained momentum in the late 2000s. This story takes the reader through a formative time in the author’s life, focusing on the unlikely hobby that gave him new purpose in the wake of the murder of his best friend.
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer by Marcia Weisbrot
Price: Free! Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
Производные Нуля: Дневник Структуратора by Влад Горячев
Price: Free! Words: 47,260. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Путеводитель по миру финансового инжиниринга и структурных продуктов от лица русского инсайдера. Влад Горячев проработал 15 лет в западных банках - в Нью Йорке, Лондоне и Москве - в роли структуратора и трейдера деривативов. Начиная с простейших инструментов, автор объясняет устройство и механизмы действия все более сложных производных, эволюцию банковских продуктов и причины кризиса 2008 года.
Horse Vet - Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian by Courtney Diehl
You set the price! Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Gunshot injuries. Breeding disasters. Controlling trainers, nutty horse owners, warm hearted clients and “laugh-out-loud-funny stories that you just can’t make up”- Dr. Courtney deals with it all in this lively series of tales about the life of a mobile vet in the Colorado Rockies. Diehl makes us laugh, cry and smile, and shows what it’s really like to be a mobile veterinarian.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders by Chip Langston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Already Written - Absurd Tales of Non-Fiction Volume One by Joshua Anderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
How does a woman crossing the street get hit by a potato? How can a spiral notebook cause a child lasting mental trauma? What makes a food court so dangerous? Eight million stories could be told from the residents of New York City, most of which could not be made up even by the best Fiction writer. Nobody has time to listen to all eight million accounts, so Already Written will cover just one.
Carrying Autism, Feeling Language by Lucy Blackman
Price: Free! Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 and represented by Mary Jane Blackman. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures takes a closer look at what language means to her and the way she views the world. A great insight for everyone. N.B. This book is still under construction and sections are added or edited every couple of weeks. Please re-visit.
Freshet by Eva Nilsson
Price: Free! Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story is about mid-life change. Eva Nilsson returns to college and lives on a small boat in the city. She shares her stories about the metamorphosis into the second half of a meaningful life.
I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1: Born to Roam by Arnold Mountcastle de Wees
Series: I Can't Stop Roaming, Book 1 Born to Roam, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,210. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A four-book series about a boy's worldwide travel and adventures from age 15 to 84.
A Life Less Lost by KB Walker
Price: Free! Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a mother faces the ultimate threat, the suffering and potential loss of her child, every human resource kicks in, including faith. A Life Less Lost charts the author’s journey through white coats, misdiagnoses, endless appointments & more. KB Walker connects stories from her American childhood to the traumas that face her English family to explain the hope that helps hold her life together.
Paramedic Girl by Jessica Beale-Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Jessica swings the ambulance door wide open and invites us along for an exciting ride. Paramedic Girl is the memoir of a South African EMT. It’s a personal account of the harrowing and occasionally humorous events that she experienced during the early 2000’s. Jessica shares her honest experiences with death, trauma, workplace discrimination, and PTSD with a straight to the point writing style.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery by Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
A Baby Boomer - At Any Age by Trevi Formea
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The open journal and album of Baby Boomer - Joey, and her life in post war Australia during the 1950's and 60's. Beginning with a complete chapter on her great grandparents epic journey to Australia in the 1800's. Share the humour and pains of growing up in the last millennium. When the local creek was your backyard pool and every day was an adventure waiting to be explored!
The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation by Mollie Player
Series: Mystical Memoir. Price: Free! Words: 31,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 2 reviews)
For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how? The Power of Acceptance is a year-long journal in which she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
33 Days: Touring In A Van. Sleeping On Floors. Chasing A Dream by Bill See
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This coming of age memoir follows an indie rock band's first tour by van across the U.S. and Canada. No roadies, no soundmen - all they have is their music and each other's friendship. It's a now or never moment-take a shot at your dream or regret it for the rest of your life. They set out on the road to discovery to drink in all they could and maybe sell a few records. They grew up instead.
Catching Butterflies by Maurice Puyau
Price: Free! Words: 103,130. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage(5.00 from 1 review)
The random memories of my Dad's life as told in his unique and N'awlins gumbo style. The Spirit of Louisiana, and the Big Easiness of New Orleans, flows through these recollections reflecting his ever present joie de vivre. For 6 years, Dad sent 2 or 3 stories every other week to each of his 8 children in the mail. Come and "catch a butterfly" with Pops as his life is captured one smile at a time.
Pony Tales by Peta Carr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Breedles Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Pony Tales is based on the true life adventures of Peta, a young woman trying to establish a riding school in the wilds of Canada. Read about her escapades and those of her students as they battle their way through eccentric characters, and the treachery of those mothers willing to do anything to win! If you love ponies, funny characters and mischief this is an entertaining read that will delight.