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Musings of a Blerd: A 90s Girl Living in a Dystopian World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This fourth installment by Miss Harrison is a book filled with poetic musings from the author inspired by her thoughts, feelings, reflections, and life experiences. The theme of individuality and celebrating who you are runs throughout the volume. The book is divided into seven parts, touching upon multiple topics such as individuality, beauty, racism, injustice, feminism, being a nerd, etc.
I'm Still Here Mum
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In his teens Royce Scarlett was a bit of a tearaway, regularly in trouble with the law. When matters came to a head and Royce was sent to prison for drug dealing, he began to see the error of his ways. Sadly whilst in prison he developed a rare cancer, and he died at the age of just 22. This is Royce’s tragic and moving story, by his mother.
With Gun & Gown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Norman Friskney’s experiences as a young man were defined by two environments. The halls of Oxford University, where his studies were interrupted by the outbreak of WWII and the battlefields of southern Italy. His accounts of his experiences over the years include encounters with Harold Wilson, Margaret Thatcher, Roy Hattersley and Edmund Blunden.
A huanted house will always be haunted
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How growing up in a haunted house leaves it's mark on young chidren, and how evil spirits influences child abuse.
We R Not Warmongers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurous young man, from the Bronx, is moved by the threats of World War Three, after the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, and becomes anxious to be in the military. He joins the Marine Corps, wanting to get into a Recon unit, where he sensed the action was. Although, it took a few years, and World War Three didn’t happen, he ended up in Vietnam, and became part of a famous battle.
Beth of Fresh Air: New Zealand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Beth traded in the desk for a hammock, a company mission statement for a journal, and a 401(k) for a wealth of experiences as she quit her full time job and bought a one way ticket to New Zealand. Her observations, wonderings, and dreams were jotted on napkins and gathered to inspire you to take risks. You name the dirty jobs, she’s done them, making travel and help exchange her new normal.
Before the Iron Curtain: My WWII Childhood (Iron Curtain Memoirs Volume I)
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
When Anne Frank was in Holland, Irene was growing up in Germany. Hitler was rising to power, and her friend, Esther, wore a yellow star and Nazi youth marched. From Kristallnacht and hidden Jewish neighbors to whistling bombs, and a prison cell, Irene takes us on a World War II journey through the eyes of a child who survived it all and is still living today.
Reflections From The L.A. Baby Boomers Rewind Den
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,740. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In L.A., back-in-the-day: The air was clearer, skies were bluer, birds flew higher, flowers smelled sweeter, and people were happier (these might be just be a tiny, wee-tad bit of exaggeration). But, one did get more bang for one’s buck - 25 cents bought a lot of snacks. When we kids went outside, we were ‘gear’-less. There were neighborhood theaters. Parents didn't allow kids to cuss. Etc...
Whales and Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Swimming with dolphins, whale-watching tours and seeing animals in the wild are likely to be high on most ‘bucket lists'. The author was lucky enough to indulge her obsession with the wild in several countries, and her enthusiasm abounds throughout this fascinating account of her adventures.
In Those Days Book 1 The Ties That Bind
Series: In Those Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1909 at the age of thirteen, Nellie camps with her family in the new State of Oklahoma. They fled crop failure at home in East Texas. She loved her parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. All of them believed they could pull through the worst of circumstances. Instead, they barely scraped by with enough to eat. The book provides detailed background of her family life in those days.
In Those Days Book 2 On the Run
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,290. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Nellie is dragged along when her husband fears death at the hand of her father. From boardinghouses, to cheap hotel rooms, and then a winter in a boxcar, she’s had enough and demands a decent roof over their heads before the baby comes. Nellie makes many new friends along the way. Her trail of friends irritates her spouse, except for whatever he can get from them.
In Those Days Book 3 Hiding From the Great World War
Series: In Those Days. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
At less than twenty years old, Nellie birthed three children. Her friend's husbands return from the start of WW 1, dead or mortally wounded. When the draft board sends for her husband, he loads the buckboard and takes them out of civilization. She must find ways for them to survive. Living off the land changes the way she looks at her marriage and it forever changes the way she looks at herself.
The Sky Behind Me 2nd Edition, Extended Downwind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Technical Writing
The Sky Behind Me is aviation memoir, and instructional matter on Crew Resource Management. TSBM fits on shelves alongside Chickenhawk, What It is Like to Go to War, CW-2, A Final Arc of Sky: A Memoir of Critical Care and Flying: The Aviation Trilogy. Non-fiction readers who love flying and human interest tales will devour The Sky Behind Me.
For Exposure: The Life and Times of a Small Press Publisher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Apex Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
What does it take to become a Hugo and Stoker Award-nominated editor and publisher? Follow Jason Sizemore’s unconventional professional path as it winds through a tiny, overheated Baptist church deep within the coal fields of Appalachia, Kentucky, past a busted printer and a self-serving boss that triggered an early mid-life crisis...
Memoir Writing 101 / 10 Steps to Crafting a Compelling Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ever wish you had a short guide to outline which most important steps to take—before you invest too much time and energy—to write the best memoir you are capable of? This book is the guide you were looking for! This little book has great must-do suggestions. As a workshop leader, coach and editor, Ledoux has helped many would-be writers to shape memoirs that have found appreciative audiences.
Takka Takka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,800. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Takka Takka tells the story of men living the nightmare under unimaginable terrible conditions, and yet in the midst of this terror, this violence and torture, often reaching out to each other and finding, friendship, loyalty and courage. Love and beauty. It is a story that had to be told; and a story that has to be read by all those who long to bring light into the darkness.
The Technical Progressman
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In A Dockyard Apprentice’s Story, Robert Smith (‘Nige’ to his mates) told of his formative years as a young trainee in Chatham Dockyard, where he trained as an engine fitter and turner. The Technical Progressman is set in the 1960s, taking up the story from the point where Bob transfers to the Weapons Section as a Technical Progressman.
The Maister
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean Borthwick and her brother should have enjoyed a happy childhood.Their Father would beat both them for the smallest offence. Somehow both Jean and her brother survived their years of terror to become happy and successful adults, but the shadow of those years will never go away. This is Jean's moving account of a childhood haunted by fear.
Fighting to Function: Tales from British Prison
Price: Free! Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A compendium of stories and articles written inside prison. This book provides unique first-hand insight into the British penal system, with reflections that have bearing on society as a whole.
Half a Pint of Guinness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you’d asked me where my life was heading mid 1981, I would have said who the heck knows, but it had better be good. If you’d told me I would be holding back an ever increasing urge to lob a soft poached egg at chef-Smurf-Frunks forehead, I’d have laughed so hard you’d have questioned the use of a strait-jacket.The Browns Hotel was more than a comedy of errors, it was life changing for us all