Find out the latest indie author news. For FREE.

Memoir

  • Ivy Lodge: A Memoir of Translation and Discovery

    by Linda Murphy Marshall
    A professional translator, following the deaths of her parents, Marshall returns to her childhood home to sift through 40 years of contents and uses these translation skills to reinterpret objects, memories evoked by being back in her home. Many of the objects remind her of the often troubling relationship she had within the highly patriarchal family, and serve as a jumping off point for her to begin to forge a new sense of self in the midst of these objects and memories.
  • "Elizabeth": My Journey Through Control

    by Elizabeth J. Simpkins

    Do you like sex, drugs, and rock n' roll? Do you know what jails, institutions, and death are all about? I don't want to be controlled, but can I control myself? Who says I have to live by society's rules?

    Elizabeth J. Simpkins is an American Author who resides in Phoenix, AZ. She has been on the best sellers list (for bios on persons with disabilities) in the year 2021 for her Autobiography, "Elizabeth" My journey through control. This book is a raw and close look... more

  • Let's Go Camping: Gazing Deeply into the Campfire of Love

    by Michael Boyajian
    Mike and Jeri decide to go camping. Mike’s been camping since childhood but teaches Jeri everything about camping until eventually she is the lead camper on trips with friends and family and alone together when Mike becomes ill and finds solace gazing deeply into the roaring campfires Jeri builds to help heal him.
  • Daniel: The Redemption of a Little White Boy

    by Stedman J. Slick Esq.
    This is the story of my friend Daniel. His story is one to build bridges, not walls, and to bring everyone together through Jesus Christ. We should be one union united, not divided.
  • Mr. Mulligan-The Life of Champion Armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe

    by Tom Patrick McAuliffe
    Mr. Mulligan is the uplifting true life story of world-famous champion armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe (1893-1967). Through the turmoils of the Great Depression, the golden days of Vaudeville and World War II, Tommy McAuliffe, who lost both arms in a tragic street car accident at the age of eight, thrilled audiences around the world with his golf tricks and later in life touched their hearts with this inspiring story and life philosophy. One of the original positive thinking proponents his “No Ha... more
  • Plus-Size: A Memoir of Pop Culture, Fatphobia, and Social Change

    by Mekdela
    “Plus-Size: A Memoir of Pop Culture, Fatphobia, and Social Change” chronicles the rise of the body positive movement and body positivity through pop culture reviews and personal reflections. This essay collection illustrates the insidiousness of fatphobia through analyses of film, television, books, and how they affect our perceptions and treatment of others. Altogether, the essays paint a big picture of fatphobia, misogyny, misogynoir, ableism, and capitalism in American society. Furthermore, t... more
  • If I'm Not Yours

    by Kaitlin Thomson
    Kaitlin is an energetic and imaginative girl whose life is upended at the age of ten when her parents divorce and her mother reveals a secret she’s hidden for years. Kaitlin’s father isn’t her biological dad. Kaitlin’s mother remarries an Army vet, but he is unable to connect with Kaitlin because of the PTSD he developed after his experiences in the Gulf war. Kaitlin finds refuge in God and attempts to deal with the abandonment of her first father, the hostility of her second, and the growing r... more
  • Tales Across Time: My family's life in India, 1846 to 1990

    by Lalita Gandbhir
    Lalita Gandbhir, who was born in 1938 and grew up in Pune, India, vividly and insightfully describes her family's life, spanning a period from her great-grandfather's generation to the recent past (1846 to 1990). She addresses everything from issues of caste to birthing and parenting practices to arranged marriages, family living arrangements, and customs. She covers such memorable events as the influenza pandemic of 1918, her family's periodic retreat into the jungle during epidemics of plague,... more
  • Please Stand Up

    by Keith Mason

    A man finds his unknown father on a video of a TV quiz show from 1961. Across four years he charts a sociopath's life - his dad's seven marriages, eight "new" siblings, and a murdered grandfather and crusading reporter, all set against oddball chapters of the American parade.

  • Surviving The Divine: A Memoir of Rude Awakening

    by Raphael Cushnir

    When Raphael Cushnir's marriage fell apart, he decided to stop running away from the pain and embrace it.
    This led to an unintended explosion of "Kundalini" energy, as well as a spiritual awakening. Yet his awakening was anything but typical. At first it was chaotic, terrifying, and even sometimes demonic.
    With his life in danger, struggling to distinguish between madness and legitimate energetic attack, Cushnir chanced upon a seasoned guide who helped him restore his ... more

  • Endeavour to Rise – Misdemeanours, Musings, Meditations, Mistakes and Mastery

    by Lindsay Rudland
    Autobiography by way of a confessional, this book is a ramble through the author’s experiences, impressions, opinions and ideas formed over seven decades. This autobiography sees the author regret her failed relationships, financial mismanagement, folly and fecklessness. It also sees her celebrate success, achievements, courage and a lifetime of service as a nurse. This book is a call for you to recognize yourself as a unique miracle of creation. It offers some cautionary tales and urges you to... more
  • Thank You for My Dinner, May I Get Down Please?

    by Celia Louise Paris
    The author always enjoyed a sense of freedom, whether roaming around the Somerset countryside as a child or later on, living offshore with her husband and three daughters on a boat. She considers nothing strictly ‘out of bounds’, and for seventy years no-one has stopped her in her tracks. Thank You for My Dinner really sums up the dichotomy of her life – an upbringing steeped in Victorian-based principles and the free license to go her own way, which was generous even by twenty-first century sta... more
  • Neurology Rounds with the Maverick

    by Bernard M. Patten
    In Neurology Rounds with the Maverick, clinical neurologist Dr. Bernard M. Patten recounts his most profound, entertaining, and uncommon experiences with patients throughout his 34-year medical career. Learn about the strange case of the teenage girl who got pulled out of class for medical treatment because she couldn’t stop laughing. Then consider the 14-year-old who faked grand mal seizures for more than a year to get away from her sexually abusive father. Consider the awkward situation ... more
  • Resurfacing

    by Laura DeSisto
    A true story of female friendship, adventure, heartbreak and finding purpose beyond motherhood. One morning Laura DeSisto woke up and realized her kids were gone and they weren't coming back. Worse still, the ungrateful bastards had taken her sense of purpose and identity with them. Her empty nest felt like a bottomless pit. It had swallowed her whole. An impromptu scuba diving trip to the Bahamas was the catalyst for enormous change and growth in her life. With biting humor and vivid... more
  • The Difficult Girl, a memoir

    by Helen Morse
    THE AUTHOR!S father was the editor-in-chief of Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia when he met her mother at a burlesque club. She was 20 years younger and a headliner there. They soon married and went on to have three daughters, moving to Palm Beach and buying a house that once belonged to Robert "Believe It or Not” Ripley. With a backdrop of Palm Beach and a life of privilege, the Morses appeared to have it all, but the reality was very different. Behind closed doors, the family was troubled. The Dif... more
  • They Called Me a Hitman: A Suitable Case for Treatment

    by Mark Edmonds
    Born into a communist family which he describes as a cult, Mark Edmonds went on to study at the International Communist School in Moscow. His father, Lloyd, had fought against the army of the Spanish fascist, Gen. Francisco Franco, who launched a civil war in Spain against the popularly elected Republican government. But Mark chose to not live as a red rebel on the fringes of society. Instead, he went out into the real world while keeping some of his inherited rebelliousness. He worked as a taxi... more

Loading...