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Swallows in the Day (Bats in the Night) by Lorraine Watts
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In 2012, Lorraine Watts was told she had months, not years, to live following a late diagnosis of cancer. 'Swallows in the Day (Bats in the Night)' chronicles her journey into lasting recovery. The book takes readers on an uplifting spiritual journey interwoven with positive memories of recent Istrian holidays.
To Set My Feet A-Dancing by Allie Sommerville
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘To Set My Feet A-Dancing’ - a glimpse into childhood during the late 1950s/early 1960s. "This has something for everyone's palate, to laugh about and with. Written with an undertone of humor and a twist of irony, it's a great period piece.” Harper Collins review
Blond around the world ot I did it my way by Anna Lazareva
You set the price! Words: 112,860. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The book was translated from Russian by the author, with no correction of native English speakers so pleace don't judge it too strict. This is the travel book of a girl who happened to wander decently on our planet. She describes what made her run away from the gray and gloomy reality.How she survived along the way with minimal financial base. And not just survived but enjoyed the life.
Less than Human by Allen Long
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress
In Less than Human, Allen Long tells the story of his often nightmarish childhood in the wealthy suburbs of D.C., the wonders and mysteries of teenage love, his ill-advised journeys into corporate America and a hellish marriage, and ultimate breakdown.
I Did It My Way by Walter Edward Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
I Was a Cold War Penguin by Dafydd Manton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
Masks: A Hudson Valley Childhood by Rhythm Prism
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 43,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Memories come back to us often as pictures. We may see these images clearly. They are not merely color and lines but have emotional content. These are the kinds of pictures displayed in Masks: A Hudson Valley Childhood. Except for a few photos, all the artwork expresses a poignant moment. These, along with the text, tell a simple and true story--as true as memory allows.
Right On Laurel Street: Another Westside Story by Jessica Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Jessica Smith, class clown of Santa Cruz High’s class of ’94, suffered multiple tragic losses after graduating. The most life-altering loss occurred the day Darryl Virostko won the 1st annual Mavericks contest. Here Smith shares the losses and lessons that restored her joy and will to live.
Inching Back To Sane: My Years With Bipolar by Leif Gregersen
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Taken from my life experiences as an adult with a severe mental illness. This book brings new light, new information, and a kind of brutal honesty to the subject of bipolar disorder. At times tragic, but with a message of hope for those that suffer or love someone who does, this book talks about the long journey someone with a mental illness must face.
My Life with Dyslexia and other Shit... by Nicole Kiefer
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 73,020. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Words spelled right, but out of context don't make a story, they make a dictionary. Words assembled with sense, smarts and Imagination, but spelled wrong, still make a story. I’m Nicole Kiefer, I’m the author of two publishing house bestsellers in Germany and Waiting in the Wings here in North America, and I’m dyslexic. And this is my story! From miracle child to victim, to becoming an author.
The Scottish Ambassador, Learning How To Be Scottish in America by Aefa Mulholland
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bill Bryson with a Scottish accent. An ex-pat Scot travels the US, persuading bemused Americans to teach her things she never learned back home. As she Scottish country dances in Honolulu, attempts to play bagpipes in New Orleans and golfs for the first time on a rattlesnake-infested sand course in Arizona, she learns what it means to be Scottish, Scottish-American and at home so far from home.
Life with the Suicide Disease: The Story of Rodney Mann by Michael Shriver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
"You couldn't make it through all 24 hours of my best day." There are a few different medical names for what he's got, but everybody that has it knows it as the Suicide Disease. When I first met him, he was running out of reasons to call it anything else. For the next seven months, we talked, and wrote this.
Things Were Going Fine... Till We Hit the Rapids by Barbie-Jo Smith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,670. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Collection of short stories and embedded poems, based on real life experiences. The title has double meaning - to literally hit the rapids on a boat ride down a river or figuratively hit the rapids journeying the river of life. The author writes with sensitivity and hilarity, sharing stories from her life, introducing characters who whose antics and experiences will have you laughing out loud.
Eastern Capers etc. by June Allen
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Life in Gisborne, New Zealand in the mid 20th century as recounted by one who grew up there. The nostalgic journey is well appreciated by her readers, and young people are fascinated by recollections of those times. There are stories of fun playing by the river, of family picnics at the beach, of escapades in mother's car after a school dance. Two decades of family life are covered, 1940 - 1960.
La Venezuela de Marianto by María Antonieta Angarita Sergent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,090. Language: Spanish. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
La Venezuela de Marianto recoge el sentir y hacer de una mujer, madre, educadora y escritora venezolana nacida en Democracia en el año 1960. La escritora desliza su pluma en desahogo ante tanto sinsentido en su amado país desde la entrada del siglo XXI. Es la vivencia de la mujer venezolana de clase media que ha navegado entre la incertidumbre, la necesidad y la felicidad.
Only Yesterday: Times of my Life by Richard Baldwyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a book of adventures written by an eighty-five-year-old and dedicated to his two-year old grandson, containing drama, tragedy, comedy, not to mention history in its most exciting yet moving form. How can one not be enthralled by the extraordinary real life events related here?
TROUBLED MISSION: Fighting for Love, Spirituality and Human Rights in Violence-Ridden Peru by John Wagner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,090. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A successful US attorney abandons his law practice to volunteer with a religious organization in Peru. In his sometimes romantic, sometimes terrifying, always inspiring memoir, John Wagner searches for love, spirituality, and the chance to fight against injustice and oppression in a country not his own, while working for a religious organization he could not trust.
Sophia's Challenging Journey by Sophia Turol
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 35,540. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sophia Turol was born in Poland. In 1939 came World War II and all her dreams and desires vanished. She was at the age of 12 when Russians occupied Poland and sent her family out of Poland to labour camps in Siberia. This book is a true account of Sophia's journey
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919 by Ella P. Jordan Dale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
Like a Dove: A memoir and biography in honour of Sione Tavo Manukia by Rubinstine Manukia
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,410. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
What was life like for a Tongan migrant in New Zealand in the 1970s and onwards? In this tribute to Sione Tavo Manukia, his daughter Ruby tells of his early life in Tonga and his experiences in New Zealand, as he sought a prosperous life and further education for his children. He helped to found the Pulela’a New Lynn Tongan Methodist Church.