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Memoir

  • 978-0996491204

    by Anna Blake
  • "the two worlds of Lee Mehl"

    by Lee mehl
    Lee Mehl suffered a stroke when she was just 30 years old.This is the story of her life and death ordeal, a young life interrupted.Lee shares her experiences of being in a coma, going throu recovery and rehabilitation.She writes of her feelings,fears and hopes,her adventures and what it has been like to build a new life.This lesson of hope,strengh and love (along with a bucket of humor and sarcasm)goes out to everyone
  • I Knew You by Name: The Search for My Lost Mother

    by PEGGY BARNES
    A memoir of a daughter's search for her unwed mother. Secreted letters and diaries reveal much of Barnes' mother's life echoed her own. Here are their stories of abandonment, addiction, estranged fathers, a truly evil stepmother, the churches that kicked them out and the churches offering salvation. A story of love lost and love found.
  • Too Tough to Love: My Life with Johnny Ramone

    by cynthia whitney and emily xyz
    TOO TOUGH TO LOVE is Cynthia "Roxy" Whitney's first-person account of her 20-year affair with punk guitar legend and Ramones co-founder Johnny Ramone - a story that has never been told until now. While most fans have heard of the notorious love triangle of Johnny, singer Joey Ramone, and Joey's girlfriend Linda Daniele (later Mrs. Johnny Ramone), very few know that the "triangle" had a fourth side - Roxy. In her inimitable voice, she gives a no-holds-barred account of her life as a teenaged stri... more
  • Chomp, Chomp, Chomp; How I Survived A Bear Attack and Other Cautionary Tales

    by Allena Hansen
    In the summer of 2008, while working alone on my isolated California ranch, I was mauled and severely injured by a predatory black bear. With the help of my two hero dogs, I managed to fight the accursed thing off and drive myself down a mountain for help with my face hanging off. THAT was the easy part-- and why was I laughing?
  • The Marvel Chronicles

    by Douglas Harris
    This book retells stories of the serendipitous and vicissitudinous 20th Century life of an ordinary yet exceptional African American woman, Marvel Aleta Clark Harris, as told to her children and grandchildren and recorded by her son. There are stories about her birth in a snowstorm, her years as sickly child and her doctor’s death sentence, her mother as hero and role model, childhood memories during the 1920s and ‘30s, siblings who both loved and taunted her, her teen years as a cook, her year... more
  • "the two worlds of Lee Mehl"

    by Lee Mehl
    The story tells about a young girl faced suddenly to the most difficult situation of my life and how I managed to step out of my hole, with stubbourness, perseverance, humor and above all my love for humanity.This book is my present to anyone who has lost faith in life, to their friends and families.
  • Letter from Alabama: The Inspiring True Story of Strangers Who Saved a Child and Changed a Family Forever

    by David L. Workman

    Letter from Alabama is the true story of two orphaned and abandoned children saved by grace and a family's love -- and by a letter that traveled hundreds of miles in an envelope in 1952 and changed everything. The narrative richly portrays life and coming of age  in the '40s, '50s, '60s and '70s, before the era of instant and ever-available communication.It inspires and surprises.

  • The Song in the Silence

    by Cheryl C. Silvera

    This work speaks of the agony of living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that resulted from an incestuous rape before reaching the age of thirteen, the highs and lows of Bipolar Disorder and a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder were also her crucible. Experiencing rape, madness and the disappearance of identity requires more that human effort to comprehend. The beauty of this book is that it doesn't leave you petrified in doom and gloom. This gripping journey leads you throug... more

  • Gems of a Lifetime: Mining Light from Every Place

    by Barbara Patton Unger
    In Gems of a Lifetime, the author shares "gems" of light that she has mined in her own life. Her metaphor of gemstones for these illuminations point to a glorious and loving God. She focuses on the jewels of light discovered from growing up in her hometown of Joplin, Missouri and gives voice to Oracles of Wisdom gained through, and sometimes in spite of, religious affiliation. She then honors the greatest light of all - the essence of the divine with us.
  • Seven to Seventy: My Journey Through Time

    by Lavera Goodeye
    In Seven to Seventy, author Lavera Goodeye chronicles her life’s journey. She begins by relating how her grandparents immigrated to homesteads on the Alberta prairie before trains provided transportation. Her parents met and married during the drought and depression of the thirties. She and her two sisters were born during World War II. Religious turmoil, mental illness and tragic loss to suicide were all part of her young life. But she persevered, grew up and eventually established a family of ... more
  • An Irruption of Owls: An Odyssey, a Homecoming, and Six Winters in Vermont

    by Sara Tucker

    An odyssey, a homecoming, and six winters in Vermont.

    A mysterious illness is the catalyst for this story about a daughter’s homecoming. Part of a family saga that takes place on three continents.

    In picking up where OUR HOUSE IN ARUSHA (ISBN: 978-1456585440) left off, AN IRRUPTION OF OWLS views from the perspective of small-town New England the forces that shape the family's lives.

    The year is 2007, and the Texiers—Patrick, Sara, and nineteen-year-old Thomas... more

  • New Jerusalem

    by dorothy miller
    A series of books, fragrance of love collection, romance, mystery, attempt assassination, mysterious sickness, find out the protagonist escape all the evil cruses.
  • Those Were the Days, The Life & Times of a Florida Keys Fishing Guide

    by George F Hommell Jr.
    George Hommell Jr. shares a remarkable memoir surrounding his life and adventures as a Florida Keys fishing guide, and trailblazer in the world of flats fishing. A pioneer in a bygone era, Hommell helped perfect the techniques and ethics of flats fishing and raising awareness of conservation needs, as well as rules and regulations, through both guiding and World Wide Sportsman, the business he cofounded. A fishing guide extraordinaire, he was sought out by numerous celebrities including Jack ... more
  • In Full Voice: Shedding the Labels that Silenced Me

    by Fiona Havlish
    Fiona Havlish is an engaging inspirational speaker and success coach whose stories entertain and inspire those going through drastic life transitions. You would never guess that she stuttered as a child and spent the better part of her life trying to remain invisible while navigating her own journey in silence, hiding behind her roles as wife, mother, and nurse. On September 11th 2001, after dropping her daughter off at childcare, she answered her cell phone oblivious to the fact that she was ab... more
  • Some Way Home: A Memoir in a Myth

    by David J. Kenney

          Based on a true story, Some Way Home is the account of the handling and healing of Dylan, a prototypical foster child. He comes into this world a fairly anonymous character and is soon sent wandering through the government's child protection agencies in search of a home.  He lacks a stable family to hold, care, or protect him; so early on, he is subjected to several, significant traumas of abuse and abandonment. He suffers but strives to emotionally sur... more

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