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Beyond Bourda Green: a memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,170. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Beyond Bourda Green tells the story of growing up in Bourda, a ward of the city of Georgetown in Guyana, the land of many waters--a ward connected to the colonial past. It is a simple story of being raised in a tenement yard by a single parent mother who sacrificed her own life sustained by the dream of a better life for myself and my sister.
A Hole in My Life. Battling Chronic Dizziness.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
DEBUT MEMOIR REVEALS HOW SHORT FLIGHT TURNED WOMAN'S LIFE INTO DIZZY NIGHTMARE Embarking on a much-needed weekend of respite from the care of her disabled son, Philippa's life is turned upside down when a sudden drop in pressure triggers a rare balance disorder. Destined to be a classic on the subject of dizziness, the compelling narrative deftly guides us through valuable medical information.
Stella
Price: Free! Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Stella is about a young woman’s struggle to survive during the Great Depression, confronted with abuse, poverty and the consequences of her own passionate choices.
Betty Grable: The Reluctant Movie Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Betty Grable: The Reluctant Movie Queen is a fascinating and intimate account of the famous star who was for many years the highest-paid woman in America and a favorite pin-up all over the world. Filled with fascinating and intimate accounts from many who knew her well, this publication is a well-documented and eminently readable biography of the sparkling, complex personality of one of Grable.
Tragic Magic: The Life of Traffic's Chris Wood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,070. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Traffic was the most enigmatic British band of their day. Formed in early 1967 by Chris Wood, Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Dave Mason, they rejected the bright lights of London, in favor of a run-down, supposedly haunted, cottage in the country – a place to live communally and write music. Researched and written over a 10-year period, this is the definitive account of Chris Wood and the band.
Young and Malay: Growing Up in Multicultural Malaysia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Gerakbudaya Digital Sdn Bhd. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This collection of nine essays by young and 'youngish' Malays who are artists, novelists, lawyers, politicians, journalists, and social activists is a compelling read for observers and researchers of contemporary Malay and Malaysian politics and culture. ‚Äč
Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
“A deeply compelling memoir from a transgender man who birthed and breastfed his children – it’s informative, inspiring, and transformational.” – DIANA WEST, co-author of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th edition
The Heart Behind the Badge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Heart Behind the Badge is a memoir that outlines the life and events of Ron Shipp that led up to him testifying against one of his friends in what would be known as The Trial of the Century. Not one of his 15 years on the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) could have prepared him for what he was about to face.
Stanley's Coat
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general
Peedie William was born in Orkney in 1956, the eldest of seven children. He was brought up suffering mental and physical abuse by a violent drunken father who never acknowledged him as a son. A childhood lived in fear and humiliation at the hands of a man who was capable of evil and sadistic acts. This is the true story of a childhood lost, and the struggles to overcome his mental illness.
The Love of One: A Memoir of the Creative Power that Weaved a Miracle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Part magical mystery, part awakening and collective journal, this book intimately explores how we create the suffering of disconnection, and illuminates the possibilities when we are love in action. Raw, candid, and insightful, this story is for anyone struggling in life, relationships, or seeking inspiration on how to connect and receive from the richest depths of vulnerability and the heart.
My Mother and Amelia Earhart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
A memoir of growing up in Berkeley California during the '40s and '50s as the fatherless daughter of a newspaperman.
Lou's on First
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This intimate portrait of Lou Costello (1906-1959) offers a rare look at one of the most talented comedians of all time. Starting in the 1930s, Costello attained enormous fame touring the burlesque circuits with straight man Bud Abbott (1895-1974). Their live skits (including "Who's on First?"), radio programs, and films such as One Night in the Tropics and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.
From MTV to Mecca
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 157,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the early 1990’s Kristiane Backer was one of the very first presenters of MTV. For years she lived and breathed the music scene, gaining a following and becoming a darling of European press. In this very personal memoir Kristiane tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith has given her inner peace and the meaning she sought.
Blood Stained
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 148,970. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This biography, based on David's personal confession never before seen or heard by the public, unravels a chilling yet thought-provoking true story.
It's Always Friday
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 114,300. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Youens' worked in film insurance. His work took him around the world, from Switzerland to Singapore, involved him in multi-million-dollar claims and brought him into contact with an array of Hollywood stars. It's Always Friday is a light-hearted account of his adventures before, during and after his career in film insurance.
Memories of a Ranch Wife
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Lottie Evans Woods was born in 1917 into a ranching family in far west Texas. Living far from any towns, or even neighbors, she learned self-reliance and problem-solving at an early age. These skills have served her well as a partner to her rancher husband, a mother of five children, and an avid quilter, seamstress, gardener, observer of nature, and reader of great literature.
Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
The Roujet Symphony: An American Revelation in Four Movements
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,480. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The boom-bust cycle of American dynasties tends to be abrupt, dizzying and spectacular, but never more so than in this chronicle, a blend of history, psychology, literary criticism, investigation and personal testament about a once-great American clan that crashed while still climbing.
Evolution for the Mentally Deranged
Price: Free! Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
Evolution for the Mentally Deranged: - A beautiful girl from Texas. - A PhD student on the lam. - More pharmaceuticals than you can imagine. - A journey that stretches from the Mayan temples of Mexico to the TEFL jungles of Seoul. - The seductive power of Thailand and its infamous 'ladies' of the night. - A transformative mystical experience. Welcome to the crazy odyssey of Francis E. Fletcher.
Born Into Baseball: Laughter and Heartbreak at the Edge of The Show
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jim Campanis, Jr. shares his unique perspective on baseball in this collection of stories about his childhood as part of the Dodgers' inner circle; his career as an All American at USC and minor leaguer; and being part of a baseball family whose history dates back to the days of Jackie Robinson. Campanis is funny, insightful, and refreshingly honest about both his triumphs and failures.