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Book: Waking Up Naked by Grant M. Handgis
Waking up naked is a philosophical metaphor for the condition of finding oneself no longer completely clueless in life, yet without practice, or a plan, and feeling rather socially vulnerable. "Waking Up Naked" takes up where "I Have Mine... Show Me Yours" left off, completing the memoir. A satirical look at life as it is handed each of us, what we do with what we remember of our social training [...]
 
Book: I Have Mine...Show Me Yours - A Memoir by Grant M. Handgis
This satirical memoir is based upon real life experiences as they occurred, with all the attendant embarrassments connected therein. Although the story may be real, not all of the characters may be so.. I have taken the liberty of embellishing upon the theme at certain times to accommodate the story, for satirical reasons, yet sadly enough much of the story is all too real. The characters in this [...]
 
Book: You Can Write A Million Dollar Memoir by David H Burns
If you're like millions of others, over the years, you may have daydreamed of writing a memoir. Hopefully not a thick, dry autobiography on the dust shelves of yesteryear, but a fresh, new slice-of-life memoir right out of your own memory! Generals, politicians and movie stars write (often boring or stuffy) autobiographies spanning their whole lives. Modern day memoirists write about a certain, [...]
 
Book: How to Publish Your Memoirs for Free by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
This is a special E-Guide for all who want to write and publish their memoirs on the Internet specifically designed for reading and use on mobile devices. Besides an account of the proper procedures to publish an E-Memoir on Kindle for free, this E-Guide discusses the various types of memoirs and requirements for each. It forces the writer to ask the questions of why and for what audience he is [...]
 
Book: Hamster Island by Joan Heartwell
Heartwell chronicles her heroic (and often hilarious) determination to live an unremarkable life as a member of a poor, super-dysfunctional family that includes a mostly absent father, a religious fanatic mother, a kleptomaniac grandmother, and two special needs siblings, all residing more or less in the middle of a parking lot. The story moves from Heartwell's lively coming of age in the sixties [...]
 
Book: A Life Out of Context by Angie Haider
Whether she was journaling after a panic attack, journaling about beautiful children or journaling about her divorce, Angie Haider soon realized that when one emotion dominated her life, she compulsively accepted that emotion as her fate. Whether a happening hit her with a crushing sadness or an awesome embarrassment, her mind was relentlessly flooded with similar past experiences that compelled [...]
 
Book: The C Word by Susan Chappelle
From the outside looking in, life as the travel assistant to the CEO of a luxury cruise line might seem exciting. But when the boss and his mistress are embezzling, the owner is laundering and the company lawyer is working a Ponzi scheme to the tune of millions... things can be... complicated. Skye Campbell finds her loyalties stretched between protecting her hard working colleagues and keeping [...]
 
Book: The Pits of Passion by Melissa Bowersock (aka Amber Flame)
Young, nubile Elizabeth Montgomery is too beautiful for her own good. Accosted by lust-struck males every time she appears in public, she is profoundly grateful when sea captain Benjamin Elliott saves her from a would-be ravisher. Her gratitude, however, turns to shock when Elliott himself seduces her and ruins her chances for an honorable marriage. Sealed to the man in an arranged marriage, [...]
 
Book: My Journey Through War and Peace - Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker (Pathfinder Trilogy Book 1) by Melissa Burch
MEMOIR 2017 SILVER WINNER OF IBPA* BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD 2016 SILVER Foreword INDIES AWARD WINNER Adventure For readers of Cheryl Strayed, Martha Beck, and Elizabeth Gilbert In this adventurous spiritual memoir, Melissa Burch discovers that by facing her near death, living outside her comfort zone and trusting her intuition, she could find herself and set a new course for her life. *Independent [...]
 
Book: First Love - Just Once in a Lifetime - A Memoir by Violeta Barrett
By 1956 Violeta Barrett had been working for a Wall Street investment firm more than a decade. Recently separated from her husband and feeling overworked, Violeta decided to vacation in Mexico. After her plane landed in Mexico City, a stranger with a deep, accented voice introduced himself as her tour guide. Violeta and Jorge had no idea they were about to begin a four-year romance that would [...]
 
Book: A Jamaican's Journey To Time and Patience - Broken Vows, Shattered Dreams, Redeeming Grace by Derrick Garland Coy
A Jamaican's Journey to Time and Patience is Derrick Garland Coy's portrait of his multiethnic family whose African, Chinese, and European roots merge in Jamaica during the 1800s, then scatter across the globe in the mid 1900s, sending him on an odyssey to discover and fulfill God's call in his life, heal family wounds, and share Christ's message of redeeming grace and love. Against the [...]
 
Book: The Mailman Went UA (A Vietnam Memoir) by David W. Mulldune
Some readers will be upset by the use of racial references, some will be upset by the vulgar language, some by the stark brutality, some by the sexual references. I can sanitize my manuscript and give the reader a false sense of how war reduces the humanity of an individual. Not only that, but sanitizing the past distorts history and lulls a person into a nonchalant manner of behavior in [...]
 
Book: Sleeping Under The Bandstand - An Historical Memoir by Enola D. Handgis
Sleeping Under The Bandstand is a memoir written by my mother, Enola D. Handgis. This memoir is historical in nature being the author's accounting of her life describes places and events that are now but historical memories, socially and personally.The book is comprised of stories my mother has compiled in the oral tradition, describing her personal life growing up in Kansas, her adventures as a [...]
 
Book: Half Wit by clown
In this erotic surrealist tale of alienation and infatuation, an aimless childlike man is casually manipulated by an enigmatic lover who lures him to a realm of illusions and fantasies. He can't explain why he would do anything to keep her. Has she given him the missing pieces of his humanity or taken something more valuable, his innocence?
 
Book: Life Would Suck Without You - A Girlfriend Memoir by Jennifer Preuss
When life makes no sense, and the world is going straight to hell, a girl knows she can count on her best friends There are all types of friends. Rich friends. Poor friends. Fair weather friends and then there are Best Friends your BFF's. Meet Jennifer, a wannabe soap opera star, new to LA and waiting tables in Century City. She makes three new friends, and they turn out to be inseparable. [...]
 
Book: The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club by Duncan Whitehead
Little is what it seems to be in a leafy Savannah neighborhood as members of an afternoon cocktail and dog walking club mourn a neighbor's death. Jealousies surface when friends vie for the widower running for mayor. An old woman with an infamous uncle plots to avenge a wrong. Memories haunt a once successful children's writer. And a model has won the trip of a lifetime. But a killer lurks and [...]
 
Book: Mr. Jefferson's Piano - & Other Central Harlem Stories by B.L. Wilson
Mr. Jefferson's Piano & Other Central Harlem Stories is the second updated edition of an anthology that weaves together a rich tapestry of 68 short stories, agency memos, and letters of events that take place during the late seventies, eighties, and nineties as seen through Melba Farris' eyes. Melba writes notes about everything work-related, chronicling her journey into the field of property [...]
 
Book: Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy by J.T. Lundy
An unstable president declares a Fake National Emergency to build a border wall. Only an unlikely hero can save the American people from unbridled totalitarianism. 2014 Thurber Prize for American Humor Semi-Finalist 2014 Reader's Favorite Silver Award Winner, Humor 2013 IndieFab Bronze Award Winner, Thriller & Suspense 2013 BOTYA - Foreword Book of the Year Finalist, Action & Adventure Combining [...]
 
Book: The Reverent Surrender - A Memoir by James Finster
The Reverent Surrender is an insightful memoir that tells the story of a father's dynamic and beautiful relationship with his son cut short when he took his own life. How does one retain the life lessons past on without becoming resentful of their father's decision? As an only son, James Finster, retells the memories of the life and times he experienced with his father and looks for the messages [...]
 
Book: Blaming Japhy Rider - Memoir of a Dharma Bum Who Survived by Philip A. Bralich Ph.D.
Inspired by and responding to Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums, this memoir details the psychological and spiritual triumph over severe psychological difficulties caused by a series of traumas endured in the Peace Corps in West Africa in 1978. Surveying the spiritual landscape of America through the seventies to the present in Zen, Tibetan Buddhist, New Age and Christian movements, this memoir [...]
 
Book: The Soda Jerk by Frederick Golder
The world's greatest soda jerk! Says who? Harvey. Harvey Keck's lifelong ambition is to make the world happy, one malted milkshake at a time. His singular ambition is to be known as the world's greatest soda jerk. Problem is, Harvey Keck sees things in his own unique way. He turns logic on its head and displays a stunning lack of self-awareness. He is The Most Oblivious Man with a Plan. Reader [...]
 
Book: If A Passive-Progressive Leads from Behind, he is A Double Oxymoron - A Collection of Satire by Don Storch
If A Passive-Progressive Leads From behind He is a Double Oxymoron, satirically describes how and why a leaderless and rudderless nation is floundering. One could call the messaging by the lead character duplicitous. He is delivering mixed messages that are in conflict with one another and confusing at best. It reflects upon the first six years of President Barack Obama's plethora of double [...]
 
Book: Trailer Trash - an '80s Memoir by Angie Cavallari
Trailer-park owners never use the word "trailer" and certainly not the term "trailer park." At some point in time, even the Mobile Home Park Owners Association (MHPOA for short) realized that the word "trailer" had a negative connotation. When was the last time you saw a "trailer park community" advertised on TV? "Trailer park" has come to represent, in the minds of most Americans, men in stained [...]
 
Book: The Dream Lived - A Memoir by Susie Sanchez
As children, we are taught to dream big. We're encouraged to shoot for the moon and to reach for the stars. Anything is possible. So, why should adulthood be any different? In her memoir, The Dream Lived, Susie Sanchez captures the essence of life through the pursuit of a dream. Defying all odds, Sanchez, a lifelong dancer, perseveres through the trials and tribulations of balancing family life [...]
 
Book: Poolside with Brett - Brett Cornell Mystery by David D. D'Aguanno
Private detective Brett Cornell believes that he's never had it so good. He's been on a winning streak playing poker in private games being held in the back room of one of his favorite night spots. He's recently been "discovered" by an exotic-looking beauty who specializes in home-made adult films. In addition, he's been hired to track down a certain missing husband and bring him back home to his [...]
 
Book: I Guess We Missed the Boat - A Travel Memoir by Barry Finlay
Seniors Reminisce About Travel! When eight intrepid Canadian seniors, brought together by marriage and with retirement in common, sit reminiscing about their travel experiences, the memory banks open and funny events start to spill out. Cowboy Ron, Ed the Negotiator, Joke-a Minute Jim and Practical Carol are part of the motley crew comprising the author's contingent of six in-laws. Each, at one [...]
 
Book: I Still Have It All by Charlotte Christmas Baxley
This book by Charlotte Baxley is a personal memoir sharing her life growing up with a caring Christian family, finding inspiration in God, and overcoming the obstacles that were thrown at her. The youngest of eight siblings, she lost her father at the age of two and was raised by her single mother. Surviving a dog attack just months after the death of her father, she was being prepared for her [...]
 
Book: October Song - A Memoir of Music and the Journey of Time by David W. Berner
WINNER, 2017 Grand Prize for Literature, Royal Dragonfly Book Awards - FINALIST in memoir, American Book Fest, BEST BOOK AWARDS In the vinyl era, David W. Berner played rock 'n' roll in a neighborhood garage band. Decades later at the age of 57 he enters a national songwriting contest and quite unexpectedly is named a finalist. But there's more. He's called on to perform the song live at a [...]
 
Book: Beach Bum Brett (Brett Cornell Mysteries) by David D. D'Aguanno
Private detective Brett Cornell decides to go on vacation, and hits the sunny, golden shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean, where he quickly captures the 3 A's (the attention, admiration, & affections) of as many of the lovely young bikini-clad beauties as he could ever desire! So, what could possibly go wrong? Well -- as Brett himself would say -- as sure as rain is wet and water is...well...wet, [...]
 
Book: Nuns! A Memoir by Bernard Mendillo
Seven hundred and sixty years after St. Domenic founded the religious order that was to bear his name, I graduated from St. Pius Dominican Grammar School in Providence, Rhode Island. Is that a miracle? Was my beloved New York Football Giants' victory in Superbowl XLII a miracle? I'll leave those considerations, dear reader, in your more-than-capable hands. As for me, I went to St. Pius from 1954 [...]
 
Book: Brett Enters the Square Circle (Brett Cornell Mysteries) by David D. D'Aguanno
Where in the world is Stacey Ashton? Stacey herself told her employer that she was leaving for Philadelphia on personal business. But Melanie Foster suspects that the girl has run off to Florida with her husband instead. Enter private detective and self-proclaimed unscrupulous bastard Brett Cornell who attempts to discover Stacey's true whereabouts, only to learn that she may actually have been [...]
 
Book: Ask Me Anything - A Memoir by Marie Rudisill with Susan Marg
Ask "The Fruitcake Lady" and get ready! You never know what she'll say next. Marie Rudisill has been called many things: irreverent, sassy, brash, even rude, and, certainly, too old to be crude. You get the idea, if you don't know her already as "The Fruitcake Lady" from The Tonight Show. Well into her nineties, she became a television celebrity, going mouth to mouth with anyone who asked her a [...]
 
Book: Brett Gets Hammered (Brett Cornell Mysteries) by David D. D'Aguanno
The beautiful and alluring Tammy Rankin and her brother Andy were positively grief-stricken when their well-to-do father died of a fatal heart attack. In fact, their grief was intensified when they realized that their young stepmother stood to inherit his vast fortune -- that is, unless they could somehow suggest foul play and pin a murder rap on the woman, notwithstanding her probable innocence. [...]
 
Book: The Fridgularity by Mark A. Rayner
Chill out. It's only the technological singularity. Blake Given's web-enabled fridge has pulled the plug on the Internet, turning its owner's life - and the whole world - upside down. Blake has modest ambitions for his life. He wants to have his job reclassified, so he can join the Creative Department of the advertising firm where he works. And he wants to go out with Daphne, one of the account [...]
 
Book: Wedding Bells for Brett (Brett Cornell Mysteries) by David D. D'Aguanno
"Gary N. and Helen W. Trank of 66 Colstone Boulevard take great pleasure in announcing the recent nuptials of their daughter Pamela Ann, and Brett Cornell. . ." The above words appeared in the local newspaper, and thousands of women throughout the city immediately went onto mourning! -- Well, not exactly. But private detective and self-proclaimed unscrupulous bastard Brett Cornell nearly went [...]
 


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