Find out the latest indie author news. For FREE.

Memoir

  • Split Second: Redefining My American Dream

    by Kelli J. Miller
    When does the American Dream turn into a trap? What does it mean to succeed? What really gives meaning to our lives? Kelli Miller never had to worry about it – she had it all: a family, a career, a sprawling home, even an executive title. She thought she’d escaped her Midwestern roots and was sailing towards a golden future. Then, in a pivotal moment, confronted with the shadow of death, she found herself suddenly awake to the grim reality: the dream had consumed her life, and left her l... more
  • Blue Is Just A Word: The Civil War Within

    by Robert A. Foster
    This debut memoir is a love story for the ages. It’s an Uncle Tom’s Cabin for today that disturbs the comfortable by comforting the disturbed as it exposes the consequences of being enslaved by anything. Inspired by a motherless little girl: music, meditation and the moral lessons of American history reach deep to bring a young father up from the depths of depression after losing everything with the brutal deaths of his wife and younger brother. In his search for meaning he discovers what happen... more
  • Twinkle Toes - Tales of a Broadway Gypsy 1949-1969

    by Gene Gavin
    In 1949, Herbert Eugene Tuttle left a small town in Michigan for New York City with only a dream —to dance on Broadway— even though he didn’t know how to dance. Determined to learn, he studied modern dance with Martha Graham and learned ballet from the many Ballet Russe exiles living in NYC after World War II. Through sheer determination, he performed with the brightest stars of his generation—Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Bob Fosse, Elaine Stritch, Gwen Verdon, Tanaquil LeClerq, Maria Tal... more
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow: A bittersweet memoir

    by Cécile Rischmann
    A bereaved daughter comes to bid farewell to her mother and finds herself swept away in a flood of memories. As she relives her past, she visits moments in her childhood, drawing comfort from happy times and forgiving the not-so-happy ones. ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ is a tribute to the author’s mother, a bittersweet memoir that’s written straight from the heart.
  • Parkinson's Lite: The Laughable Side

    by Yoram Nachimovsky
    Parkinson's Lite is a non-fiction funny book about a not-so-funny disease. It brings to light Marie and Pat, a married couple, who in an attempt to cope with Parkinson's, wind up switching roles. Pat, the retired cop accustomed to great Italian meals and lots of pampering to being the caretaker, maid, dog walker, and cook. The latter which he compares to an acute case of Shingles. We watch Marie slowly leave her independent self behind and become totally dependent on her exhausted, stressed out ... more
  • LEAVING...Sometimes you have to leave

    by Janet Holloway
    My grandmother said, "A girl in West Virginia's got three choices: she can get religion, get pregnant or get out. I tried Number 1 but it didn't last. I skipped Number 2 and took Number 3. I've left jobs, men, cities and more and been left a couple of times. My book, Leaving, focuses on how to develop resilience and trust yourself through each of these leavings.
  • Clear Seeing Place

    by Brian Rutenberg
    From the salt marshes and moss-draped live oaks of the South Carolina Lowcountry to the New York art world, Clear Seeing Place takes the reader behind the studio door to explore the making of a painter in intimate detail. Brimming with the joy of process and a love of art history, Brian Rutenberg reveals the places, people, and experiences that led to the paintings for which he is well known today. This book is packed with ideas, observations, techniques, and career advice all thoughtfully arran... more
  • "I Do" 15 Years Of Wedding Misadventures

    by Kiersten Hall

    "This book is a MUST READ for anyone who is planning on getting married or has already taken the trip down the aisle!"

    15 years of memories from 1,400+ weddings as a professional videographer. There are plenty of entertaining stories to share with the readers!

    Chapter titles include:

    * Where's Grandma? 

    * Can I Get Your Autograph? 

    * Who Brought the Gun? 

    * Calisthenics in Formal Wear

    &qu... more

  • No Reply: A Jewish Child Aboard the MS St. Louis and the Ordeal That Followed

    by Pamela Sampson
    May 13, 1939. The MS St. Louis ocean liner pulls out of Hamburg harbor and begins a long journey across the Atlantic Ocean toward Cuba. On board are more than 900 German Jews fleeing Hitler, including Hermann and Rita Goldstein and their 10-year-old son, Heinz. The passengers hope to stay in Cuba while they wait for visas to enter the United States. However, once the ship arrives in Havana’s harbor, the Cuban government refuses to let the passengers enter. An urgent request goes out to America, ... more
  • The Accidental Captain

    by Glenn Patron
    20 years of learning to sail by trial & terror Asthmatic, bookish and timid, young Glenn Patron spent his childhood dreaming of a life of adventure like the stories he read in the sanctuary of his bedroom in the suburbs of New York City. As an adult, bumbling along on the edge of failure, his life begins to change when he marries an adventurous saltwater lady. Rebuilding an abandoned 30’ sloop starts them on a 20 year journey of mishaps and triumphs that challenge his beliefs, goals and... more
  • Ivan & Me

    by Jennifer Faus

    Ivan Cooper was born in Killaloo, Northern Ireland to a working class Protestant family. In 1968 Ivan was elected to Parliament where he served until 1983. Committed to non-violence, Ivan became a prominent leader in Northern Ireland's civil rights movement. Ivan believed that Protestant and Catholic should work together to demand equal rights in employment, housing, and voting. A speaker, participant, and organizer of many civil rights marches in the late 60s and early 70s, Ivan was one ... more

  • Perfect in Memory: A Son's Tribute to His Mother

    by Rick D. Niece, Ph.D.
    The third book in the award-winning Fanfare for a Hometown series, Perfect in Memory: A Son’s Tribute to His Mother, is a gift Rick D. Niece wishes he had started sooner. Gathering with his family at his mother’s bedside, Rick prepares to say goodbye to the woman who shaped his life and will live on through his memories. During the last four days of her life, Rick remembers his mother’s legacy with tenderness. Savoring the “little moments” of life, he reflects upon his childhood in DeGraff, Ohio... more
  • The Band Plays On: Going Home for a Music Man's Encore

    by Rick D. Niece, Ph.D.
    Celebrating the soul of America’s heartland, The Band Plays On is Rick Niece’s heartfelt tribute to friendship, community, and, most importantly, his father, Lewis Niece. When DeGraff, Ohio’s beloved band director is invited to conduct an encore performance, “Lewie’s Alumni Band” gathers to celebrate with gusto. As the band practices for its final parade, Rick, his baritone in tow, reflects on treasured memories, relationships, and the legacy of a small town with indomitable spirit. The second v... more
  • With Open Arms: Short Stories of Misadventures in Morocco

    by Matthew Félix

    When Matthew had to renew his European visa, his point of exit was obvious: he was going to Morocco. Memories of his previous trip filled him with anxiety. What was he thinking? After everything that had happened, did he really want to go back? Scams. Altercations. Mishaps. But also humor and beauty. His curiosity overcoming his fears, his second trip would prove as unforgettable as the first. ※ An Amazon best-selling collection of travel writing as entertaining for the armchair traveler as i... more

  • Scars & Make-up: Her Life

    by Shantay Williams
    A young girls who went though constant struggles in everyday life sessions as a mother, trying to find love and PTSD. No matter what the struggle was in her thrilling adventures with life she never gave up.

Loading...