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Straightling: A Memoir by Cyndy Drew Etler
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
She wasn't a druggie badass. She was just a kid looking for love, a kid who ran away from her violent home. Homeless for a month, she was finally safe…until her mother locked her up in Straight Inc, a warehouse full of teen savages. On the outside, Straight was a drug rehab. On the inside, it was…it was something else. “Compelling. Scary. Totally real." -Ellen Hopkins, bestselling author of CRANK
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia by Svetlana Grobman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Russian(5.00 from 1 review)
The Education of a Traitor: A Memoir of Growing Up in Cold War Russia is a luminous memoir that describes the coming of age of a young Jewish girl in an oppressive totalitarian society rife with hypocrisy and Antisemitism.
Glass Half Full by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Is the glass half empty or half full? Ironically, sometimes life influences our view, and alters our perception.
On the Periphery: David Sylvian - A Biography by Christopher Young
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
At last, the definitive biography of David Sylvian. This book — which has taken 3 years to complete — tracks the period of Sylvian’s solo career from 1982 to 2015. As well as being one of popular music’s most innovative and influential composers, Sylvian is an enigmatic and complex man, and the musical, personal, and spiritual journey he has undertaken over the last three decades is profound.
Voices on the Wind by Cecile Yazbek
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Eva’s South African-born mother dies suddenly at home in Sydney, Eva, in her first year of teaching, travels to Johannesburg to fill in the stories of her Lebanese ancestors.
YO MIZ! (1 teacher + 25 schools = 1 wacky year) by Elizabeth Rose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
What’s really going on in our public school classrooms? Good question. - Journalists are not allowed in… - Teachers risk punishment if they speak out… - School administrators will only share the good stuff… - Most lawmakers? Clueless. Yo Miz! has the answer. Yo Miz! is the seriously funny memoir of an unconventional “edu-tainer,” assigned to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools. Fa real!
Son of Man: A Biography of Jesus by Henry H Harris
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,570. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / New Testament, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Would You Like to Know Jesus as Those Closest to Him Did? This account of Christ’s ministry years tells the story chronologically and in the context of Jesus’s culture. What emerges is a holistic, historically accurate dramatization that provides a 360-degree view of Jesus and his world. Through this book, you can take a trip through time and sit at the feet of the Son of Man.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant by Marsha Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects her life-affirming faith, part of her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
See You Now: A Memoir of Shane's Triumph Over SMA by Lisa Oltmans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is a memoir of triumph and miracles. You always have the choice to either give up or fight. This is the story of the fight to live in spite of insurmountable odds. Maybe giving up is the easiest choice, but we never picked the easy way. Shane received a death diagnosis at the tender age of 8 weeks old. According to the medical books, death by age 2. Fortunately, Shane couldn't read.
In the Warlord's Garden by Melinda Lewis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Richard Lewis seeks to serve Afghans while living in cities and a village with his family. Together they experience the joys and challenges of life and medicine both before and after American troops arrive in the country.
Two Dogs And A Suitcase: Clueless In Charente by Sarah Jane Butfield
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / stepparenting(5.00 from 1 review)
The title says it all: what we have and where we are. This book, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in Australia.
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran by Sima Goel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
An Ugly Secret by D.A. Ayers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The candid story of D.A. Ayer's struggle with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD.
A Deadly Path To Treasure by Robert C. Moran
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of the incredible adventures of one man that led him to be part of the richest Spanish treasure finds in the history of the New World. It's estimated that the total value of the 1715 and the 1622 Spanish Fleet treasure recoveries could approach $800 million dollars and more is still being found by the divers today. (Includes over 130 photos.)
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.
How I Accidentally Started the Sixties by Howard Bloom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“This is a monumental, epic, glorious literary achievement. Every page, every paragraph, every sentence sparkles with captivating metaphors, delightful verbal concoctions, alchemical insights, philosophic whimsy, absurd illogicals, scientific comedy routines, relentless, non-stop waves of hilarity. The comparisons to James Joyce are undeniable. Wow! Whew! Wild! Wonderful!”" Timothy Leary
Me: A Rewrite by Anna Jorgensen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A comedic snippet of Anna’s alias life as she comes face-to-lasered-face with her aging face, furrowing brow, sagging butt and lack of “the one." Searching for authenticity, she considers Botox®, tests male-female friendships and tries to rev up to switch from Gucci to Goodwill in pursuit of creativity and… well, anything else! Warning: Swears, sarcasm, politically incorrect ramblings and TMI.
My Thai Story by Guy Lilburne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
We all have a dream of how we would like our life to be, but most of us compromise and settle for far less. I was guilty of the doing the same. Stuck in a rut. A burnt out and washed up police detective who drinks and smokes too much and was just letting life pass me by, hoping one day it would all change and life would get better.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre by Lonna Cunningham
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
The Pinball Theory by Howard McKay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Wright Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a British man who overcame difficult early years to enjoy a successful engineering career in Asia. Following divorce, he also developed a successful bar and restaurant business. He was also a keen amateur sportsman, musician and singer. He now lives in the Philippines.