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Memoir

  • Face Value

    by Christine Macdonald
    Face Value: From Working the Pole to Baring My Soul is Less Than Zero meets Miami Vice but with more make-up and hairspray. It is the story of a beautiful, free-spirited, wide-eyed little girl from the island of O`ahu who has no childhood memories before the age of nine. What trauma could have erased her early life; she may never know. What she does know, is that for as far back as she can remember these events influenced her unusual life. Christine tells her story with raw, honest, relatable, a... more
  • Untethered: A Woman's Search for Self on the Edge of India - A Travel Memoir

    by C.L. Stambush
    Determined to discover her true grit and despite never having ridden a motorcycle in her life, journalist C.L. Stambush impulsively buys a Royal Enfield Bullet and sets out on a 7,000-mile, 5-month solo journey around the Subcontinent. Fraught with danger and near-death experiences, she encounters ominous men, confronts culture clashes, and narrowly escapes homicidal drivers. Along the way, she crashes her motorcycle, loses her camera, her way, and her self-control—crossing lines she never im... more
  • Places in Time: Reflections on a Journey

    by Maxine Schur
    Places in Time recounts Maxine’s adventurous round-the-world journey. It is the story of youthful adventures seen through the lens of time in essays that are exciting, funny, poignant, and reflective. Each chapter chronologically covers a new point in her journey—with the goal being immigration to New Zealand. Maxine’s story tells of a world of fascinating people―what they care about and what they believe. The "places" included in the narrative are Mexico, The Caribbean region, Switzerland, Fran... more
  • The Return

    by Stephen Bennett
    In The Return you will journey with us, through this true story, of changing times and hope. Hope that will shine in the darkness.
  • By Accident: A Memoir of Letting Go

    by Joanne Greene
    Small in stature, large in presence, and always in charge, Joanne Greene anchored the news and hosted talk shows on San Francisco radio while totally devoted to her family - until a traumatic accident suddenly removed her ability to control anything. By Accident is a story of resilience and perseverance, of will and pluck, and of positivity and gratitude for lessons learned - even as the personal hits just keep on coming.
  • Porter Brothers' Tragedy

    by Glenn Porter and Steven Porter
    The Porter brothers, Glenn and Steven, were in their twenties and had their whole lives in front of them. They found jobs and worked at a business where the wealthy owners had two beautiful daughters. Glenn and Steven pursued these two girls with hopes of marriage. The Porters eventually quit working at the business, and everything turned against them. The two daughters labeled the Porter Brothers as runners, men who run away from the responsibility of marriage, while their rich parents put out... more
  • The Apocalypto Kid Goes To College

    by Grant Harper Reid
    Never in the history of memoir writing, has the author as the protagonist been so wrong and illogical yet been so right. This is Reid’s third and newest most personal literary work. It’s the true story of the author as a poor black teenager trying to acquire a college degree while at the same time attempting to become a man. This memoir details the author’s wild five year journey towards his college degree. Within the pages of the book author Reid graduates to the top of his class by proving tha... more
  • Unemployable

    by Alysia Silberg
  • The Gift of Pain

    by Tony R. Kitchens
    We all struggle. Muddle through. Get knocked down. Feel wistful about what used to be. These aren’t the moments that define you. It’s what you do about it that does. That’s what I’ve learned. The Gift of Pain is my story, of growing up as an average boy on the South Side of Chicago, with parents who loved me but didn’t have much. In it, I share how I turned failures, painful moments, and fear into passion, determination, and resilience. The Gift of Pain is a story of entrepreneurship, me... more
  • Whatever The Future Holds

    by Heidi E. V. McCann

    Author Heidi McCann was just a young teenager when she first laid eyes on the boy who would become her first love, and eventually the man who would change her life. Curtis Roger Vance was handsome, popular, and just a little wild. It was the story that small-town romances in rural Vermont are made of. At least at first. Curtis and Heidi fell in love and began their life together. Far too early on in their life together, they were dealt the devastating blow that Curtis had ALS, or Lou Gehrig&r... more

  • The Alpha Female Files: Book Two

    by Jessica Burner Lee
    Ten years ago, Jess left a high-powered finance job to become a stay-at-home mom. She thought she’d left her past behind, but it keeps coming back to haunt her. First there was the blackmail video of her cheating husband… then the revelation that her former co-workers were the ones responsible. Now she’s being targeted by an international crime syndicate that’s hell-bent on silencing her. This is her incredible true story.
  • The Alpha Female Files: Book One

    by Jessica Burner Lee
    It looked like an ordinary email. But when she opened it, a Hong Kong housewife unwittingly uncovered a decade's old plot to blackmail her and her husband. Determined to find out who was responsible, she soon finds herself thrust into a shadowy underworld of sex, lies, and dirty money. The men who had orchestrated the plot thought that because she was a woman, she was weak. But when she began uncovering their web of deception, they realized the old adage really is true - hell hath no fury ... more
  • Reflections of My Life

    by Betty Dawson
    Living in a quiet provincial area of Northern Ireland, marriage, living in Singapore, adventures in the Far East. Divorce and starting again in a career in Public Information, working across UK, parts of Europe, the Former Republic of Yugoslavia and then to Kosovo. A memory of overcoming obstacles, writing articles and negotiating between groups of people. All adds up to a life.
  • Born Into Crisis: A Memoir

    by Kenneth Nixon
    The American mental health system is in crisis, and those affected by its shortcomings are drowning without the tools and resources they deserve and need to thrive. In Born Into Crisis, author Kenneth Nixon shares his story of growing up with a mother with severe mental illness and a family stuck in an enduring cycle of trauma. He knows firsthand the impact trauma can have on a person's life. Kenneth not only takes you on a powerful journey through his stories, he provides cogent and practical s... more
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