Books tagged: memoir

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The Single Male Parents Cookbook and Short Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Single Male Parents’ Cookbook, is a delightful combination of food and humor, two subjects everyone will enjoy. As a single parent the author raised his children from the time they were four and six, and soon became an expert in the kitchen. As he said, “My cooking must have been good because both are adults now and still alive, which only attests to culinary skills . . . or luck!”
Zigzag: Flashbacks of a Painter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An erratic journey through fifty short stories and illustrations by artist Gym Halama. Pulp, fiction, autobiographical sketches and oil on canvas brought together in a fascinating book. ‘It's a great read, atmospheric and witty.’ Peter Capaldi ‘Her book is a little gem...’ Sam Cutler ‘A fascinating memoir of a fascinating life.’ Paolo Hewitt ‘Terrific.’ Chris Stewart
Employment of the Month: The Unfortunately True Adventures of FAXBoy and FileGrrl
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This fast-and-furious memoir is told through a series of faux exit interview questionnaires that chronicles the friendship of two artists, one straight (FileGrrl) and one gay (FAXBoy), by way of our “extensive” work histories. Clocking in at over 50 jobs, this book is the perfect read for those times when you find yourself stuck in line at the bank or standing in the unemployment line itself!
Reflections at Sunrise
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The morning dawned cold and crisp. I'd lain awake for hours, overcome with grief and loss. Something compelled me to crawl from the warmth of my bed and find pen and paper. I will always cherish the closeness I felt to my husband that morning as I poured out my heart. It was as though he was there beside me as I wrote the words that became my lifeline and brought proof that love survives death.
Dream Chasers of the West: A Homestead Family of Glacier Park
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Dream Chasers of the West is the true story of Clara Augusta Miller. In 1913, unmarried and alone at the age of thirty, Clara headed to Montana to file a homestead on free land, settling on the remote southern border of Glacier National Park. In many ways, Clara's story is the story of countless settlers who were destined to leave their impact on the West.
Why I Still Have Not Written My Flatland Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Essay » Literature
Mario Milosevic chronicles his attempts to equal or better Edwin Abbott’s 125-year-old Flatland novel as he explains his ideas for a Flatland story set in the skin of a dead whale. Part memoir, part essay, part story, this exploration of the intricacies of creativity takes you on a road not yet taken and invites you to consider the question: Are some stories better off not written at all?
Bread From the Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How many cat heads do you have to eat before you acquire the characteristics of a cat? Why do you hang a snail shell in a tree? How do you get a curse removed? And who buried a gri-gri in the yard? These and other questions are answered in Bread From the Sky, a Peace Corps memoir.
Manhood From The Hood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As I continue to navigate life as a mature man, I wonder: With all my efforts, am I truly leaving a vital legacy for the next male generation? Should I, could I do more? Or is my influence running out of strength and time? I’m just one man. Then again, so was my grandfather. So are millions of men throughout our land—grandfathers, fathers, uncles, brothers.
Teaching Abroad: an alternative life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Teaching Abroad combines travelogue, cultural description and teaching tips into a memoir giving a first hand account of what it's like to teach and earn a living overseas. The journey takes us from Central Europe to Oman, from Micronesia to East Asia. As creative nonfiction, it reminds us that success is not a destination; it is a journey.
Resurrecting Proust: Unearthing Personal Narratives through Journaling
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Series: Telling Our Stories Press. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Telling Our Stories Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
~Bridges the journal-memoir connection ~Suggests techniques along with an array of story-generating prompts ~Provides an excellent resource for extracting expressive and creative personal narratives ~Mines the depths of which personal writing can play an integral part in unearthing your life stories ~Helps you to follow the story of your inner life To the place where memory meets insight