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Book: I Found My Tomorrow in Paris - One Woman's Journey to a New Life by Marilyn Giorgetti
Her life in chaos after the termination of a 30 year marriage, this adventurous woman chucks it all and escapes to France to find some meaning to the second half of her life. Not knowing a soul or the language, and step by divinely-led (sometimes comical, but always-challenging) step, she re-shapes her life's course despite a letter from home which threatens to disrupt her journey. Not wanting a [...]
 
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: Cruising Panama's Canal - Experience the sights, sounds and thrills of cruise travel, told with the wit and charm of travel memoir writers Al & Sunny ...
Who would have guessed that it would have taken an almost fatal car accident to motivate Al and Sunny Lockwood to take a cruise ship vacation to the Panama Canal? Riveted by their near death experience. this charming couple decided to make their bucket list dream cruise vacation come true, and now they want to share it with you! Come along with them as they share intimate details of their 17-day [...]
 
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: Cruising the Mediterranean by Al & Sunny Lockwood
A shared passion for exploration. The Mediterranean trip of their dreams. There's no better time for adventure than right now. Enthusiastic explorers Al and Sunny Lockwood treasure the challenge and excitement of travel. From train rides through the Smokies to campouts in Yellowstone, they've documented their travel adventures to critical acclaim. With retirement, they expand their horizons and [...]
 
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: The Solo Female Travel Book - Tips and Inspiration for Women Who Want to See the World on Their Own Terms by Jen Ruiz
Solo female travel doesn't have to be scary. With the proper tools, community and precautions, anyone can see the world on their own. Jen Ruiz is a lawyer turned travel blogger who has traveled alone across five continents. This latest installment in her how-to travel series includes funny stories, tips and inspiration to help you journey safely and confidently. With this book, you will learn how [...]
 
Book: Orion's Cartwheel by Lawrence Winkler
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
 
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: Travel To The G-Spot -- The Guide Book by Steve Cohen
It's hard being travel writer Danny Gladstone. There are all those first-class free trips, all over the world, staying in the best hotels, eating at the finest restaurants. Terribly stressful. There are women! There are drugs. Then there's the family back home. He tells himself he does it all for them, but... When Danny learns he's dying, it triggers a late wave of self-reflection. His story is a [...]
 
Book: Lost Angel Walkabout-One Traveler's Tales - One Traveler's Tales by Linda Ballou
Awaken your senses with thrilling tales of an intrepid soul's search for beauty in the wilds. Linda Ballou embraces life and draws readers into her adventures with vivid descriptions that make you feel you are traveling along side her. She brings an intelligent meditation on nature in richly detailed, often poetic stories.
 
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 [...]
 
Book: The Shell of a Person by Lance Pototschnik
"Never have disgusting, miserable living conditions been so funny. When someone finally finds a way to send back a report from hell, I hope it will be Lance Pototschnik. Except this guy is going to heaven, for the way he writes." --The Kindle Book Review - "Welcome to beautiful Costa Rica! Come and experience our diverse wildlife. Exhume nests of dead baby turtles and stay up all night while [...]
 
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: Motions and Moments - More Essays on Tokyo by Michael Pronko
"Pronko takes the sweeping size, bustle, and chaos of Tokyo and makes it small, introspective, and personal," Independent Publisher. Gold Award Readers' Favorite Non-Fiction Cultural (2016) Gold Award Global E-Book Awards Travel Writing (2016) Gold Award Non-Fiction Author's Association (2016) Gold Honoree Benjamin Franklin Digital IBPA (2016) Winner Best Indie Book Award Non-Fiction (2016) Indie [...]
 
Book: A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa by Jo Charnock
'Travelling the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town, on folding bikes? Were we completely mad or had we come up with an idea that would prove to be the simplest and most fun way to travel?' A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa is the story of this extraordinary adventure, of two people with two folding bicycles who travelled the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town. This African [...]
 
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: French Illusions - My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley by Linda Kovic-Skow
"This is a wonderful debut memoir, made much more appealing because it is true. A well written, fast-paced book enhanced by sprinkles of French..." A futile lie. She doesn't speak French. She knows she will be caught. It's 1979 and twenty-one-year-old Linda needs to learn a language fast in order to fulfill her lofty dreams. Broke yet determined, she pushes aside feelings of guilt, pretends to [...]
 
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: 3mph - The Adventures of One Woman's Walk Around the World by Polly Letofsky
WINNER 2011 Writer's Digest Best Memoir WINNER Best Travel Memoir at the 2011 IPPY Book Awards - WINNER 2011 Best Memoir at CIPA Book Awards Polly Letofsky left her Colorado home and headed west across 4 continents and over 14,000 miles--by foot--to become the first woman to walk around the world. In a spirit of adventure, along with the goal of raising global awareness for breast cancer, [...]
 
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: 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: Wonderment by Nigel Hey
Book Description Publication Date: October 1, 2012 Wonderment: A Love Affair with Adventure, Writing, Travel, Philosophy, and Family Life keeps the action going from the author's innocent childhood introduction to sex to the danger and suspense of driving a waterlogged tunnel in the Greek mountains. This is the first-person story of a lifelong writer who was born with an insatiable curiosity and [...]
 
Book: 6692 Pisces the Sailfish by Don Darkes
This is the True story of my Family Adventure and Disaster and the best thing that ever happened to me! The number, 6692 is the date, June 6th '92, when the jinx that was placed upon the vessel finally destroyed her. Although the ship was originally cursed when she was built and originally named Pisces, (the Star-sign). some believe she incurred additional "bad luck" because I effectively renamed [...]
 
Book: Sheryl Sandberg, China & Me by J.T. Gilhool
An executive on the rise, Jennifer took an assignment in Shanghai moving her family half-way around the world for her career. After leaning-in, traveling tens of thousands of miles, she discovered that she was losing her daughter. Finding her family again meant losing her career or maybe just realizing it was never there in the first place. This journey of discovery is intimately told as though [...]
 
Book: Sailing Down the Moonbeam by Mary Gottschalk
With a destination loosely defined as the rest of the world, Mary and her husband Tom leave family, friends and successful careers for a multi-year sailing voyage. As the voyage takes her farther and farther from her traditional support systems, her world becomes more and more defined by forces outside her control. Mary's travels through often uncharted island communities, provides a compelling [...]
 
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: A Grand Old Dame by Morgan McFinn
This a sequel to 'At the Bamboo Bar' which starts out in Calcutta, India but is primarily set at The Strand Hotel in Rangoon, Burma. It is meant to evoke elegance, eloquence and a sense of pathos. Genevieve Langdon and Father Sean are, once again, the main characters. As is the hallmark of all Morgan McFinn's work, 'A Grand Old Dame' scintillates with witty repartee.
 
Book: Greekscapes - Journeys with an Artist by Pamela Jane Rogers
A twist of fate sends this American artist to Greece on a painting workshop in 1982. After a luxurious swim in the Aegean, an epiphany in an olive grove inspires her to continue her life's journey with art - and either mend her broken marriage or end it. Her mission is to learn from her past and resurrect faith in her intuition and her love of art. Yearly art workshops abroad give unparalleled [...]
 
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: My Jobs and Why They All Sucked by Leonard Stegmann
Yes, every one of them. In "My Jobs and Why They All Sucked" Leonard Stegmann shares the lifetime of misery that he laughingly calls his career. From his first job as a paperboy through his wretched and numerous employment incarnations, Leonard soon discovered that his jobs all had one thing in common: they all sucked. Join in on the fun as Leonard stumbles his way through an endless stream of [...]
 
Book: An Eclectic Journal... Thailand by Morgan McFinn
This meandering journal consists of random musings and observations that the author conjured up while living in a wooden bungalow along the Gulf of Siam in Thailand. It is primarily meant to be amusing but, also deals with the death of a friend and the author's platonic relationship with a young woman in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) for whom he is trying to provide a better life. As always with McFinn, [...]
 
Book: Little Lily - based on the memoir Destination - Freedom by Lily Amis
A loving story about a little girl named Lily and her mother Sima. Mother and daughter are being protected and blessed by the guardian Angel of hope during a difficult journey in their life. This book is based and inspired by the memoir: "Destination: Freedom", the first book of a trilogy by Lily Amis and reminds us that every one of us has a guardian angel and is protected and blessed by the [...]
 
Book: Definition of Freedom by Lily Amis
Definition of Freedom is the follow-up story to Destination: Freedom, an autobiographical novel. This time, the author is primarily concerned with her experiences regarding unemployment and bullying. During the 27-year period waiting for her naturalization in Switzerland she experiences lows, blows and all-too-human disappointments and finds out that she was even betrayed by her own father. Still [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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