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25 Years in the Rearview Mirror: 52 Authors Look Back by Stacy Juba
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Inspired by Stacy Juba's bestselling novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, this collection of poignant and uplifting essays is the perfect book to enjoy over your morning coffee. Read about school days, quirky jobs, romance, raising a family, hard times, the writing journey, and much more in these slice of life vignettes from 52 writers. Reflect upon the small defining moments that shape your life.
Something Furry Underfoot by Amy L Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Something Furry Underfoot is a funny, touching book about pets that Amy's husband brought home and how Amy ended up helping care for, and falling for, most of them. In addition to frogs, iguanas, dogs, a stray cat, rabbits, and lots of hamsters, you will meet a male hedgehog that escaped three times to mate with a female hedgehog, a ferret that cost $1,200 in vet bills and a domestic duck.
An Ordinary Man In An Ordinary World by Martin McGregor
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 4 reviews)
I have seen more in 41 years of life than some people would see in many lifetimes. I have lived and loved hurt and suffered. My father was an alcoholic, but I never stopped loving him. This is the story of a messed up childhood, and Micheal Jackson thought he had it bad? No chance. I witnessed, death, rape torture, fighting, hatred and suffered at the hands of bullies. This is my true story
Write To Remember by Phil McQuillan
Price: Free! Words: 23,510. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships(4.50 from 4 reviews)
This is an OPEN, perma-free book to honor the memory of precious loved ones. Writing a tribute is an act of gratitude and a priceless gift to future generations. If you ever wanted to write something to celebrate the life of a favorite relative, submit your 4K-10K word tribute/memoir; if it's good I'll add it as a Chapter and re-publish. Find me on social media (Phil McQuillan or @mcquillan_phil)
My Not-So-Ordinary Life by Christine Rice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.50 from 4 reviews)
"My Not-So-Ordinary Life" is a memoir that tells the author’s life story up to age 28. The book reminisces about her innocent times in childhood, reveals the difficult experiences she faced in adolescence, and shows how she persevered and changed her life as an adult. The message of the book is: Life has its ups and downs but, ultimately, you will be okay, and maybe even good, in the end.
Cannabis Cures Cancer? by Steven Hager
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 11. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Does cannabis cure cancer? There are many stories but little scientifically verifiable evidence. Cancer is a big subject and easily misunderstood. But there is no doubt cannabis has anti-cancer effects, so why does the US government pretend it has no legitimate medical uses?
Ones a poner time by Ilsa Evans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A delightfully entertaining cocktail of short stories born from half a century (and counting) of memories and musings. Two parts comedy and one part drama, with just a dollop of farce, this book is best enjoyed while curled up on the couch with a box of chocolates.
Trail Ways, Path Wise by John Illig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What people are saying... "Just in time to counteract Bill Bryson's lumbering: A Walk in the Woods, here is a book by a guy who actually made it through."JHM "The author’s style is breezy, intimate; he talks to you, to himself, to his trail mates. When he describes a day on the AT you see it, feel it, as if you are there. He writes fluidly, always compellingly readable." JW
Floating Point by Shelley Buck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
Odd Road to Kabul by Patricia Keen-Diaz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the remarkable story of survival and a child’s unique ability to pull through a harrowing fourteen-year cycle of neglect and abuse.
Square Peg in a Round Hole by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In 1956, at eight-years of age, I left a small town in Ohio for the capital of Great Britain. My mother was taking me and my two brothers back to her hometown—the city of London. What I didn't know was that my mother had no intention of ever returning to America...
God Has My Back: He Has Yours, Too! by Jean B. Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Jean B. Lee’s memoir, GOD HAS MY BACK is a potpourri of intriguing episodes affording glimpses into the author’s romantic adventures, spiritual struggles, interpersonal conflicts and victories. It is an easy read and a witty, passionate testimonial of one who has been journeying with Christ from childhood to adulthood.
Grace & Moons: A Memoir by Roni Nicole Henderson & Khira Grace
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.
First Love by MultipleAuthors2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by BeanPods Press, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Love, as the hoary cliché holds, is a many-splendored thing: many-splendored, and multifaceted; a periapt to some, an Orloff Diamond to others. Within this volume, we assay to present this ubiquitous—this most basic—but most subtle and nuanced, of human emotions as we would any sacrosanct, dangerous relic. Follow the world of nine authors, three men; six women, as they tingle and bleed for love.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back by M. M. Justus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Little Australian Pony Girl by Ingrid M Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Horses, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.50 from 2 reviews)
'The ponies on our farm all get new rugs and shoes long before the people get any new clothes!' so said eight year old Emily to her mother. She was quite right, of course. This is the true story about an Australian childhood, where animals and hard work always come first. From sheep to saddles; rodeos to racing; brumbies to bridles: this is Emily's Australia.
Along the Shores of Lake Superior by Thomas Quimby
Price: Free! Words: 41,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A series of narratives of canoeing and rowing adventures along the shores of Lake Superior from 1906 to 1951 by Wallace L. Quimby & friends.
The White Aborigine by Gerald K Walshe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In the way life imitates art, Gerry Walshe's life began in a way similar to that of Steve Martin's character Navin R. Johnson in the movie 'The Jerk'. Gerry Walshe spent his early years living as an Australian Aborigine. As the illegitimate son of a Roman Catholic woman, he was given away to a tribal Aboriginal woman at the age of four months. This is his story - an Australian story.
The Patriot King by Terrence L. Prosinski
You set the price! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » American(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Patriot King explores the life and times of an American hero. The book is filled with shadow information that turned this hero into an iconic figure. All readers can take a guess at just who this figure is. Whether you are old or young, the Patriot King delivers an impressive look into the American past.