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The Year I Died by Michelle Pammenter Young
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an incredible, true story of one woman's fight to survive a year of horrific, life changing events. Michelle has many reasons to be happy. She has a great marriage, two wonderful children and a successful career. Then over the course of five months three devastating events occur. This is a story of strength, courage and a will to live. It is funny, inspiring and will rock your world.
Remembrances by David Olivan Malagon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A collection of poems of emotional, pure poetry. I wrote these poems around two years ago and recently decided to revise them all. This is the result of some intense editing over the last months. Though the poems are fictional, that is they do not talk about real facts, they are based upon real experiences that did happen to me.
Drunk on Sports by Tim Cowlishaw
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 2) by David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography(5.00 from 1 review)
When Jamie Farr's father died, Jamie was broke and needed money to get to Phoenix, Arizona, for the funeral. Jamie started to tell a long-time friend, Andy Fenady, his problem, and before Jamie was able to finish, Andy gave him a signed blank check and said, “Fill it out for whatever amount you need.” Jamie filled it out for $50 — at the time that was enough money for a round-trip air ticket.
Ice Cream Camelot by BJ Neblett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Disc jockey BJ Neblett reminisces about his boyhood in this Kennedy era memoir. Spanning the years 1961 to 1965, Neblett describes in vivid detail his first meaningful encounters with girls, alcohol, and rock music. Return to a simpler time in the early days of JFK’s Camelot, the space race, and Bandstand, as seen through the eyes of a boy later known as popular radio DJ “Billy James.”
Annette Opens the Door by Sonia Brakowski
Price: Free! Words: 41,360. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(4.70 from 23 reviews)
This book is the true story of my tearful and soulful journey, learning to deal with and accept the illness and death of my ten year old daughter. How she contacted me through a medium in England many years later.
Who Is Katie Holmes? by Marc Shapiro
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Who is Katie Holmes? fills in the blanks. It tells the classic Hollywood story of small town girl who comes to tinsel town, ultimately fulfills her every fantasy and discovers that there is a price to be paid for getting everything you desire.
Prince With No Inheritance by Toban Schreyer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Adventures of a Vice-Regal Brat. My life in brief, from a child's perspective living at Rideau Hall, Ottawa when my father was Governor General of Canada then to Australia and later struggles with mental illness.
McCarthy for President by Arthur Herzog III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,470. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Eugene McCarthy even in defeat the McCarthy movement racked up considerable success: the dramatic toppling of the President, pressure to initiate the Paris peace talks, the political involvement of most of the young generation, and a massive re-examination of the Democratic Party.
Three Black Spots - Our Adventures with Yoda by Mohan Krishnan
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 75,990. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yoda was a nine and a half pound Shih-Tzu who lived a magical life sashaying between Bombay and New York for nearly 17 years. This is the story of how Yoda wove magic into the lives of his parents - Mina and Mohan Krishnan. It is written in a very wry, humorous, self-deprecating style.
Conversations With My Childhood Self - A Japanese Girl’s Life by Daniel Hanrahan
Price: Free! Words: 48,070. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
True stories of a Japanese girl from a poor family in the 1970s, followed by fictional talks via meditation between the girl and her adult self about each event. Using her experience and spiritual beliefs, the adult is able to console and provide explanations for her childhood self that help overcome painful times. This healing of the child then reaches into the future to also heal the adult.
Life In a Pinball Machine by Mike Westmoreland
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 114,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author believes his life can be compared to living in a pinball machine, always bouncing around. He offers proof of this idea in this very funny book.
Elvis Presley, Histoires et Légendes by Daniel Ichbiah
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Biographie de Elvis Presley, histoire des principales chansons et divers essais autour du King.
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography by Anita Mays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girl's struggle to achieve her dream - to fly! And it's all here - the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. Initially rejected as an air hostess, Mays then became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world's rich and famous, thereby offering us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel.
Poems My First Year by E.D. Hunt
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ms E. D Hunt uses the art of poetry to describe the quandaries of life, seen from a personal perspective. A therapeutic outlet flows from pen to paper allowing a refreshing air of honesty, which will mesmerise all who wish to enter her world. Once silenced by the brutality of an institutionalised childhood but now set free.
My Dawn by Snjezana Marinkovic
Series: Born in Sarajevo, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,310. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Some of us have that special person we are connected to long before we arrive in this world. Some of us have that special person we are connected to long after everyone else has forgotten them. This story is about such a person, my Dawn. The one I will always miss seeing standing on our porch and waiting for me to come back to Sarajevo, to come back home.
Immaculate Misconceptions by Stephen Schrum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is an amusing (and often serious) memoir of life growing up in Catholic grade and high school. The designation, "Immaculate Misconceptions," applies to the simplistic explanations, half-truths, canonical misinterpretations, and outright disinformation received from the author’s teachers who sought to inscribe their version of the world on his young mind.
In the Shade of the Mulberry Tree: A year in Zambia by Catharine Withenay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Moving to Africa with two young children was not what Catharine had planned to do with her life, particularly given her fear of malaria and tropical diseases. But following her husband to Zambia, she contends with poverty and potholes, motherhood and mosquitoes, and is variously rescued by goats, nuts, lavender and Sherry. Could she ever come to call this home?
I Wish I Lived There Again by Candace Hennekens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a collection of personal essays about a Midwestern childhood in the mid-twentieth century. They detail the pastimes of children and adults back when life was simpler. The author is one of four daughters and writes about putting on a circus with her sisters, the birth of her baby sister, her father's near fatal car accident, homemade bread, movies, bigamists, pickle vats, and even hair.