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Book: Dr. Tom's War by Lucia Viti
One fateful day, Lucia Viti stumbled upon an ancient Harry & David fruit box while cleaning the attic. The box was filled with Vietnam memorabilia the remnants of her father's tour of duty in 1967 as a Battalion Surgeon in An Hoa. Lucia became obsessed with a need to reconnect with the memories of her father and spent four years traveling across America, gathering stories from the Marines of the [...]
 
Book: Ada's Daughter by Jacqueline Maduneme
Jacqueline Maduneme's life should have been paved with the types of stories little girls dream of, but the landscape of her life was torn apart by a commanding and overbearing father and a series of horrors that would tear most anyone apart and ruin them for life. Ada's Daughter recounts the life of Nigerian-born Jacqueline Maduneme who endured and overcame physical and emotional pain and [...]
 
Book: Crazy Quilt - Pieces of a Mennonite Life by Cynthia Yoder
A love story. A search for identity in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. A ground-breaking memoir, first published in 2003. In her mid-twenties and in a state of despair, Cynthia leaves her husband, and drops out of her studies at Columbia University. She moves home to rural Pennsylvania to collect stories from her Pennsylvania German Mennonite family. While living with her aunt and uncle, she [...]
 
Book: Waltzing Australia by Cynthia Clampitt
Waltzing Australia was born out of a dream and a journey. After walking away from her corporate career, Cynthia Clampitt headed to Australia, to start over, to write, and to test the limits of what she could do. Waltzing Australia recounts that joyous adventure. It is a story about change and about making dreams come true. But more than that, it is about Australia: the history, legends and art, [...]
 
Book: Ethereal Revelations - Volume I - Access To Another Dimension by Lizelle Du Plessis
Ethereal Revelations is a moving account of how Lizelle, at the end of pregnancy, discovered another side to sex: a spiritual side. By starting to see the heavenly results of sex, set off the ability to see--a privilege with a cost--the entire spiritual realm, as contained in forthcoming volumes. In Ethereal Revelations - Vol I: Access to Another Dimension the cost is prepaid via a traumatizing [...]
 
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: 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: The Pack by C. W. Schultz
Sigmund "Siggy" Farris and his five friends form a group called The Pack as a fun way to make some extra dough under-the-table by offering such services as bookmaking, event planning and organized gambling. The Pack is an unexpected success and eventually turns into a serious business with good money. But the tight-knit group soon find themselves in far more treacherous waters for bigger bucks [...]
 
Book: Through the Blinds by Amanda Clark
Through the Blinds is a poetic diary detailing the author's journey after graduating college in Dallas, TX then moving back East, to Burlington, VT. The author describes her stress from demanding entry-level jobs as well as her search towards a more permanent occupation. She also expresses her frustrations with difficult economic times. Additionally, Clark provides the reader glimpses into the [...]
 
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: 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: Fictional Worlds - Traditions in Narrative and the Age of Visual Culture, Vols. I-IV (Storytelling on Screen) by L.A. Alexander
"Create Your Own World!" is a motto of visionary artists. We all enjoy escaping into, and journeying within, fictional realms. Some aspire to create their own unique artistic worlds. Fictional Worlds, intended for all readers who love literature and film, and especially for writers, filmmakers, and videogame designers, points at new ways of navigating, exploring, and creating entrancing fictional [...]
 
Book: ''Pshaw, It's Me Grandson'' - Tales of a Young Actor by Debra Coleman Jeter
A fly-on-the-wall account of making a television show, and a great examination of country living in the first half of the twentieth century, PSHAW, ITS ME GRANDSON revolves around the relationship between a boy and his grandfather. When Clay is cast as a regular in the TV series Christy, his grandfather Clifton serves as his on-set guardian. The series is set in a poor farm community, which is [...]
 
Book: Cinderella Tears by Jui-Wei Yang
Hailey Walker is in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend, Sam Brown, but doesn't want to leave him. Their affair is not only abusive, but extremely romantic at the same time. Sam is good at sweeping a girl off her feet. Hailey grew up believing that true love and happiness with a romantic man is a fairy tale come true. It becomes an obsession. She believes her relationship with Sam is what [...]
 
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: 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 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: 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: Hidden in Plain Sight - The Other People in Norman Rockwell's America by Jane Allen Petrick
Norman Rockwell's America was not all white. . . As early as 1936, Norman Rockwell was portraying African-Americans, Asian Americans and Native Americans with empathy and a dignity often denied them at the time. And he created these portraits from live models. Hidden in Plain Sight: The Other People in Norman Rockwell's America chronicles for the first time Norman Rockwell's portrayal of [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: Another Space in Time, Returns by Richard Bunning
Another Space in Time, Returns", works well as a standalone book even though it was envisaged as a sequel to "Another Space in Time" before the first book was finished. In this novel we continue to follow the fortunes of Rodwell Richards as he struggles to defeat the terrorists who all but destroyed him. Rodwell is settled and married in his second life, and is about to become a father as this [...]
 
Book: Corps Vet - A Memoir by Dick Hrebik
"LOYALTY TO GOD, COUNTRY, AND CORPS" More than just a Marine's motto, Dick Hrebik takes these words to heart and lives the life he espouses. From the streets of Chicago to the jungles of Vietnam to law offices in Washington, D.C., Hrebik's moral compass and values guide him through the highs and lows of his life. Dick's courageous voice from the "Silent Generation," offers a unique insight into a [...]
 
Book: May This Be The Best Year Of Your Life - A Memoir by Sandra Bornstein
Based on a private journal, memories, and a blog that chronicled her adventure to India, Sandra Bornstein wrote May This Be the Best Year of Your Life to serve as a resource and guide to help others overcome the challenges of living outside their comfort zone. When her husband accepted a job that required extensive international travel, the author was living her version of the American dream in [...]
 


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