Books tagged: memoir

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Table for One, Sir?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
In this deeply poignant and personal memoir, John Flint recounts the experience of his wife, Patricia’s diagnosis with cancer, her death, and his efforts to readjust to life afterwards. In a book that is touching, warm, and wise, John looks at some of the realities of each stage; and, in doing so, he provides an insight into the real emotions and experiences of a carer and widower.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
A Long Swim Upstream
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 94,590. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
National radio host Mike Feder's stories span across geography and demographic to speak to a broader audience. His stories, spanning a time period of several pivotal years in the 1980s, reveal the wit and depth of Feder as a writer and as a human being.
No Horns, No Trumpets: A Memoir of Brain Injury and Recovery
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Pamela Clark Bickle. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A mother’s life shatters when her 15-year-old son is the victim of a motorcycle accident. When he comes out of the coma, doctors tell her no treatment plans for traumatic brain injury exist in 1970. So Alice Clark brings Rick home. Using her head and heart, she guides him from sitting in a wheelchair to downhill skiing, from being unable to speak to writing and editing a monthly newsletter.
Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.
Pop Culture Sucks, Manifesto Of A Vampire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,400. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
After tolerating over a decade of mass media featuring broody, mysterious man-boys with great abs and perfectly sculpted hair, Walter breaks down. Using his own experiences as a platform, he takes us from 1918, during his last days as a Human, all the way up to present day. Though not without a few adventures, his memoir features neither damsels nor apocalypses. You're welcome.
On n'a qu'une vie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Big lessons learned in small moments abroad. Thoughts of a recent grad discovering Europe.
The Book of Questions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,870. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This is a book of questions, a manual for finding out what it means to be human. You can ask the questions of yourself to produce a memoir. If you write fiction, you can use them to help you define your characters, make them come alive on the page and in your readers' imaginations. This book is valuable -- and potentially explosive. Just remember that questions are potent. Handle with care.
Chasing the Light
Price: Free! Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Chasing the Light is one woman's spiritual memoir which explores the appeal of the well-known Christian sect, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and the influential organization behind it. It is an open-minded discussion of how Jehovah's Witnesses differ from other Christian denominations and whether their teachings can be trusted. It is a story of hope for anyone who has ever been hurt by religion.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.