Biographies & Memoirs on Kindle

This specific subgenre of nonfiction writing delves into the deep personal details of specific individuals. Here, you’ll find autobiographies and memoirs of current celebrities and popular icons, as well as biographies about people both living and dead. Brush up on your history or learn more about the fascinating world around you in these tell-all true stories!

Free: ROADS TO MEANING AND RESILIENCE WITH CANCER

Morhaf Al Achkar

Desire to find your Authentic Voice? Learn the process to participate more authentically in the project we call humanity. Rare are the spaces in which we can look inwardly at who we are. There is no horizon to do so more intimately than reading one’s biography. Reflect on what and who you are. What constitutes ... Read more

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The Red Kitchen: A Memoir

Barbara Clarke

At the age of seven, Barbara witnesses a frightening incident between her parents. She goes on to spend much of her childhood toggling between the happy family she longs for and the unhappy one she’s in but can’t repair. Disturbed by the smell of rotting leaves and an uneasy feeling about her father, she will ... Read more

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Free: Many Million Dreams Ago: A Recollection of Romances

Dre Carlan

Three Lovers. Three lessons. Many Million Dreams Ago defies a typical “romance memoir” by dealing with the deeper consequences of discovering such feelings too early on. Its realism is recounted in three eras of a life gone awry from self-harm, codependency, and casual intimacies. Through the endless pursuits of a hopeless romantic in trying to ... Read more

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Free: Bored on the Wild Side

Jason Laureno

Forty-five years of stumbling, bumbling, and striving to make the American dream a reality. Beginning in the mid-1970s and hitting the brakes days before the 2020 elections, this compelling memoir shows us where we’ve been and where we might be headed via one man’s memories and experiences. While it may read like a novel, every ... Read more

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NORVEL: An American Hero

Kenneth F. Conklin

FINALIST: 2021 Next Generation Book Awards Norvel Lee won gold in the Olympics, but he was so much more than just an Olympian! On a September morning in 1948, a member of the U.S. Olympic team and a Howard University student was arrested for taking a seat in the white section of a segregated train ... Read more

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Charlie’s Kid

Sean X Oljer

Charlie’s Kid is riveting, horrifying, mesmerizing, and unforgettable. It haunts, and it inspires. It is a story you cannot escape whose imagery stays with you. This is a story of monstrous child abuse, years spent alone on the mean streets of Chicago, a hardscrabble adult life—and, ultimately, redemption. Charlie’s Kid is a tale of survival ... Read more

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Ditching Success?: A Career Ventured – A Life Regained

Batoul Ajlouni

At fifty, entrepreneur and seasoned workaholic Batoul Ajlouni reached the very height of her career, her middle age, and the lowest point of her life. The endless passion and zeal she once had for work and life have all but disappeared. Confused and anxious about her never-before situation, she is faced with a life-changing decision ... Read more

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The Hooligans of Kandahar

Joseph Kassabian

Not all true war stories are heroic. Mismanaged and overlooked by command, a group of soldiers must fight to survive in Afghanistan. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Being Authentic: A Memoir

Morhaf Al Achkar

Desire to find your Authentic Voice? Learn the process to participate more authentically in the project we call humanity••• Rare are the spaces in which we can look inwardly at who we are. There is no horizon to do so more intimately than reading one’s biography. Reflect on what and who you are. What constitutes ... Read more

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Collateral Intentions

Constantine Dhonau

“Collateral Intentions is a veritable gift of living poiesis for the soul…a divinely inspired offering of transparent truth and personal revelation born from a life-transforming encounter with all too often denied, and at times necessarily despised parts of oneself.” “Without fail, the compelling images, thoughts, and feelings, expressed through the self explorations of a young ... Read more

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Wide Open

D. M. Ditson

Wide Open is D. M. Ditson’s dizzying account of unravelling in the wake of a series of sexual assaults that left her with post-traumatic stress disorder. When her past threatens to derail a promising new relationship, Ditson flings herself into her recovery and documents her healing in near real-time. Written in the depths of her ... Read more

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Refined Suga: Memoir of a Storyteller

Lynne M. Moore

An unwanted child, nicknamed ‘Suga’ is abandoned in New Orleans. Her story offers a glimpse into the life of an overprotected child who is reminded regularly by her benefactor that she must be grateful because nobody wanted her. She struggles to overcome the stigma and evolves into an accomplished and beloved mother of six children. ... Read more

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Present for a Purpose: Surviving the Genocide of Cambodia to Thriving in America

Sok-Khieng Lim Hardy

Escaping the genocide of 1970s Cambodia was the beginning of a journey that took Sok-Khieng (So-Can) Lim Hardy through triumphs and tragedies which have impacted her in ways she still is discovering. From nearly dying as her family fled Cambodia for Thailand to working tirelessly helping others deal with personal injury, Sok-Khieng’s story reminds us ... Read more

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Free: Two Jersey Brothers: Stories from Our Haledon Boyhood 1939-1953

Nick and Bob Finamore

This book recounts the boyhoods of brothers Nick and Bob Finamore in the small suburban town of Haledon, New Jersey. Their grandparents emigrated from Italy and their family worked in the neighboring town of Paterson silk mills. The recall the colorful customers they served in their family’s vintage Belmont Diner. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Forgiveness Unforgettable

Nikki Lee Brannon

Take a walk into this riveting, true tale of terror, survival, faith, and finally, forgiveness. $2.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Whole Heart

Michelle Felix

She will never forget the night of July 17; the night that changed her life forever. This is the story of a South African Indian girl searching for emotional healing, wholeness, and purpose. Her experiences mark a journey through loss, pain, and uncertainty, and ultimately, her perseverance to strive against all odds on her quest ... Read more

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Free: The Places Left Unfilled

M.C. Cauley

Seeking solace from her mother’s abuse, fourteen-year-old Morgan finds comfort in a newfound friendship with Bill, her forty-five-year-old martial arts instructor. But when Bill reveals that his interest in her isn’t entirely paternal, Morgan must decide what’s more powerful – her fear of what he desires, or her desperate need for his affection. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Being Authentic: A Memoir

Morhaf Al Achkar

Desire to find your Authentic Voice? Learn the process to participate more authentically in the project we call humanity. Rare are the spaces in which we can look inwardly at who we are. There is no horizon to do so more intimately than reading one’s biography. Reflect on what and who you are. What constitutes ... Read more

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Free: Being Authentic: A Memoir

Morhaf Al Achkar

Dr. Alachkar’s Memoir shares genuine emotion, heartbreaks and great successes, and encourages us to be our authentic selves. This Memoir highlights our humanity’s purpose to share our story and of our fear of being forgotten after death and yet to live each day. If you like easy and genuine reads that tell it to you ... Read more

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Man & Horse: The Long Ride Across America

John Egenes

In 1974 John Egenes saddled his young horse, Gizmo and set out to do the impossible. Together, the pair started down the trail on a quest to cross the North American continent. This is the true story of their seven month adventure, a journey that took them across the United States, from ocean to ocean, ... Read more

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Free: The Glamour Years of Flying as a Stewardess

Heddy Frosell da Ponte

Join a beautiful, adventurous flight attendant’s fascinating, often hilarious escapades in the golden age of international air travel. A vivid look back at people, places, cultures, and lifestyles gone forever but not forgotten. A wonderful slice of yesteryear… lose yourself with the perfect travel guide–Chris Hammer, author of The Devil’s Edge. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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You’ll Always Be White To Me

Garon Wade

Three years in to Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war, an abandoned baby ends up in the adopted arms of a white American couple living in a Colombo home that doubles as a CIA safe house. They take him on an extraordinary journey around the globe as he’s launched into the diplomatic world of ambassadors, UN ... Read more

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The recollections of Marty Gruger

Dick Bonnard

The recollections of Marty Gruger follow the growth and coming of age of a Baby Boomer Marty Gruger, which includes his conscriptions into the Vietnam War with cinematic scenes of what he experienced regarding traumatic war scenes, sex and on return to Australia trying to find a new identity that leads to experiments with hippies, ... Read more

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Free: A Mother’s Tears: A Memoir

Dre Carlan

Communism. Cancer. Drugs and alcohol. Join Gabriela and Dre as the mother escapes the totalitarian landscape of Romania only to find out she has to battle multiple bouts of cancer, while the son fights his own war with drugs and alcohol. Will the two storylines lead to solace or succumb to sadness? Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Lamlash Street: A Portrait of 1960’s Post-War London Through One Family’s Story

J.M. Phillips

Explore a world that can’t be visited anymore—South East London, 1963. On Lamlash Street, Cockney families have more life and character than money, living among the bombed out and condemned buildings. Post WWII London will evolve swiftly into the era of The Beatles, Twiggy, and modern, swinging London. Experience the lively true story of a ... Read more

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Free: Being Authentic

Morhaf Al Achkar

Dr. Alachkar’s Memoir shares genuine emotion, heartbreaks and great successes, and encourages us to be our authentic selves. This Memoir highlights our humanity’s purpose to share our story and of our fear of being forgotten after death and yet to live each day. If you like easy and genuine reads that tell it to you ... Read more

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With Angel’s Wings

Stephanie Collins

Laura’s world spins as pediatricians throw words at her like heart failure, seizures, and g-tube feeds…when all she wants is to hold her baby tightly and be the mom she’d always dreamed of being. Join Laura on her unexpected and emotional journey in this best-selling, award-winning memoir $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Charlie’s Kid

Sean X Oljer

Charlie’s Kid is riveting, horrifying, mesmerizing, and unforgettable. It haunts, and it inspires. It is a story you cannot escape whose imagery stays with you. This is is a story of monstrous child abuse, years spent alone on the mean streets of Chicago, a hardscrabble adult life—and, ultimately, redemption. Charlie’s Kid is a tale of ... Read more

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M is for Mother: My Journey into Motherhood

Alexandra Antipa

A woman’s dream of becoming a mother finally comes true. Will motherhood be everything she imagined? See price on Kindle.... Read more

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Believe!

Lisa Nicks-Balthasar

Lisa Nicks-Balthasar’s Believe! offers a transformational message that will inspire you to live your greatest life. Her moving story of healing from the grief of losing her beloved husband and emerging to love again demonstrates how to open your heart in the most difficult of times. A rich, powerful story you won’t want to put ... Read more

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Let Burn: The Making and Breaking of a Firefighter/Paramedic

Rachel K. Wentz

WINNER OF THE 2014 FLORIDA AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION SILVER MEDAL PRESIDENT’S AWARD IN MEMOIRS In 1985, desiring a meaningful, high-paced career in public service, Rachel Wentz left her university studies to become a firefighter/paramedic. Only the eighth woman hired by the Orlando Fire Department, a highly competitive department steeped in tradition, Wentz excelled, completing ... Read more

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Chasing Bones: An Archaeologist’s Pursuit of Skeletons

Rachel Wentz

In January 2001, Rachel Wentz walked away from a career as a firefighter/paramedic in Orlando to pursue a PhD in anthropology, specializing in the analysis of human remains. Her studies at Florida State University focused on the ancient skeletons from the Windover site, but took her into the darker world of forensics and beyond. Travel ... Read more

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Free: Being Authentic

Morhaf Al Achkar

Our existence is fragile. I learned that in many intricate ways, so I do not take today for granted. I do not know what tomorrow will bring. I do not even know if tomorrow will come. This memoir convinces the reader that it has something life or death worthy so that the reader can literally ... Read more

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The Diary of an OCD Bookseller: One Book at a Time

James Bailey

Jim Bailey is a Gulliver walking the nooks and crannies of a beach community simply trying to sell his books, do his research, and find a port where he can write the Next Great American Novel and Worldwide TV Series – only to meet the weird, the wacky, and the odd – person or situation ... Read more

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Athena in The Rathole (Biography)

Demi K

Athena is born at the wrong time, to the wrong parents, and in the wrong country. Her parents are Greek immigrants trying to find their way in America. Athena bounces between two countries, two cultures, eating Greek eyeball stew and lamb’s brain on the one hand, and ice cream cones with sprinkles on the other. ... Read more

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Little Pink Roses

Shannon Renee'

Little Pink Roses is a story based upon real-life events about a young girl begging to be loved, seeking acceptance, and overcoming loss and abandonment. Through the Cycle of Life as a youngster, the Author shares events in a humoristic fashion as she endures challenges and blossoms into a young lady. From hanging out with ... Read more

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Dancing with Death: An Inspiring Real-Life Story of Epic Travel Adventure

Jean-Philippe Soulé

A tale of adventure, sacrifice & physical endurance! Two men, three years, seven countries, 3000 miles… Try the award-winning travel memoir “Dancing with Death” $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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My Life My Story My Journey & A Tall Tale

RANDALL KOSIROWSKI

Winner of the Canada Book Award Literary Titian’s – Silver Book Award Dark night of the Soul, Spirituality, Ascension. These were all new concepts to K.R. A whole new world had opened up to him. Willing to explore this new world, KR embraced the future with an open mind. And then there was Theresa the catalyst ... Read more

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Free: Cuban Exile Memories

Talek Nantes

Cuban Exile Memories: Journeys of Courage and Resilience in the Pursuit of Freedom is a collection of narratives about the Cuban exile experience of the mid-20th century. It is a testament to the courage, perseverance, and determination of the people whose lives were upended quickly, dramatically, and irrevocably by a political revolution. Each story is ... Read more

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A Rendezvous to Remember: A Memoir of Joy and Heartache at the Dawn of the Sixties

Terry and Ann Marshall

In the early 1960s, Ann Garretson is in love with two men—an army lieutenant and a conscientious objector—and both men are in love with her. Caught between the old mores and winds of change, Ann must make an agonizing choice. Funny, heartbreaking, and delightfully uncensored coming-of-age memoir. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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