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A Hairdresser's Diary by Christine Hannon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,980. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is the story of a little girl who through a childhood full of struggles, hardships and pain had a dream. That dream was to someday become a hairdresser. Follow her as she trades her dollies in for the real thing.This is the diary of a hairdresser who had a calling and a great memory. It is filled with stories of pain, sadness, gossip, angst, triumph, challenge and most of all, humour. Th
Glass Half Full by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story.
Brightening Over Dillon's by Liam Nevin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Some Dreams are Worth Keeping by Second Wind
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Bipolar is a condition which is affecting thousands of Americans. Susie Johnson’s book takes you inside the world of bipolar, letting you see what life is really like on the other side of the rainbow.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War by Bob Kern
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA by Lisa Oltmans
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A true story of miracles and divine interventions. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, babies with the most severe form of spinal muscular atrophy type I, also called Werdnig Hoffman, never survive the age of 2 years old. With a great deal of courage and a wonderful sense of humor, he overcame many obstacles to beat the odds and live.
Exit Strategy: Depriving Death of Its Strangeness by Debra Oliver
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Instead of crawling into a cave, or fighting to futility, David Oliver chose to use his “Stage IV” cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to help others. Although given a death sentence, he has written this compelling and inspirational story that has reached around the world. It will make you laugh, cry, and want to rise up and give him a standing ovation.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee by Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.
Room for Two: A Memoir by Abel Keogh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
At some point, each of us face devastating afflictions and must eventually cope with loss. Regardless of how it happens, the outcome is still the same - we are left isolated, alone, wondering what we could have done differently, and where we can turn for peace. Abel's search for peace and the miracle that follows is proof that love and hope can endure, despite the struggles that shape our lives.
Sir Harry Gibbs: Without fear or favour by Joan Priest
Price: $2.36 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
This biography concerns one of Queensland's and Australia's most distinguished lawyers and jurists, Sir Harry Gibbs. Born in Ipswich in 1917, he studied law at the University of Queensland before going on to a legal career of great accomplishment, culminating in his taking the top position in the Australian judicial system. He was Chief Justice of the Australian High Court from 1981-1987.
In Those Days Book 1 The Ties That Bind by Dusty Kohl
Series: In Those Days. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,410. 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.
A War Bride's Memoirs by Audrey Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Roger Golden Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Audrey recalls her childhood in London between the two World Wars, painting a picture of English life at that time. World War 2 comes, turning life upside down and she writes extensively about the difficulties and uncertainties. After dating an American serviceman, they marry and after the war, with 400 other war brides, she sails to America, reuniting with her husband, Jake, in Washington State.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967 by Trevor Simpson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
All Good Things: Building Wealth For My Clients by Adam Hennick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
In "All Good Things," ADAM HENNICK describes what he's learned from over 25 years in financial advisory, partly documented in real time through "A View From Here" monthly newsletters, September 2009 through to November 2015. His clients have been the beneficiaries of long-term returns that few have been able to achieve. ADAM HENNICK is a financial advisor in Toronto.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance by Ken Wachsberger & Bernard Mednicki
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
Inadmissible by Tamer Elsayed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,840. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A penniless immigrant comes to the U.S. in pursuit of a world-class education. He works hard, earns a Ph.D. from one of America's top universities and becomes a professor. That may sound like a tale of perseverance, but the story also includes prison, a ban from entering the United States, and triumph.
How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy by Sharon Mitchell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
“How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy” tells the story of Sharon Mitchell’s global journey of self-discovery, through which the secrets of health, wealth and wisdom unfolded before her. The answers for every woman are woven through this amazing story that takes place in some of the world’s most intriguing and exotic locations.
The Right Thing by Celia Banting
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This is a true account of a four-month period in Dr. Banting’s life, where she was faced with a life or death choice after lodging with strangers she “met” on the Internet. Dr. Banting highlights the plight of the forgotten who suffer silently in homes that could be in your neighborhood.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Found: Working Out Life Through an Aspergers Lens by Judith Chambers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
FOUND is an autobiography with an Asperger's tilt. With extraordinary honesty, courage and vulnerability Judith Chambers describes how her family has dealt with the diagnoses of herself and her son, their major life stressors, and the way they manage life now. FOUND is a lyrical, at times searingly raw depiction of life, that ultimately offers hope amongst the painful truths.