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: Death and the Shaman: The Last Lesson My Mother Taught Me About Love (A True Story)

F. GIRALT VILELLA

“An atheist mother with terminal cancer and a spiritual son.” This is A TRUE STORY in which the author bares all to the reader. It’s a book with a frank quality that catches your attention from the first page and forces you to consider the inevitable: “HOW SHOULD I SPEND THE TIME I HAVE LEFT?” ... Read more

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The Three Kitties That Saved My Life

Michael Meyer

“This is like drinking tea and honey on a cold day.” When tragedy struck, I thought for sure that my own life was at an end. I was wrong. This is the true story of how two stray rescue cats and a woman named Kitty, whom I finally met after a wild ride of internet ... Read more

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Silent Cries

Brent Seheult

From author Brent Seheult comes a first-hand account of abuse during his turbulent childhood as a young queer. Brent was a typical boy who just wanted to be loved and accepted, but despite his every attempt to gain their approval, his parents made him constantly aware of their dislike of him. At school, Brent tried ... Read more

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Free: Raising Jennifer Lawrence as Molly Brown: A True Story

Bonnie Brown

Jennifer Lawrence’s Mother Unleashes Revealing Tell-All in New Memoir Bombshell book details the Hollywood star’s early childhood years, estrangement from her mother, and bizarre disappearance. Long before “Jennifer Lawrence” landed the lead role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, she was a simple, humble young girl living in Grand Lake, Colorado. What happened to ... Read more

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I Came to You in Weakness

Matthew Faye Terry

It’s a wild ride into the mystery of what it means to find God’s strength in my weakness after a simple prayer supplication was made. After 36 months of frustrating unemployment, God reveals a path leading to Guangzhou China. At the end of the road is a mustard seed that is planted in a provincial ... Read more

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September’s Child

D.R. Meyers

September’s Child is the story of an unwanted four-year-old little girl who embarked on a journey through the “system”. This little girls’ dysfunctional biological mother set her own clothing on fire in a weak attempt at committing suicide. Anna / Eva found love while in foster care. Adoption that turned into abuse stripped away that ... Read more

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RELINQUISHED: The True Story of Sally’s Abandoned Children

D.R. Meyers

First, there was September’s Child. It was a remarkable true story. C.A. Staff published it in 2014. Then along came Journey To My Past – A DNA Adventure. D.R. Meyers published that in 2018. C.A. Staff and D.R. Meyers are the same people. Her relinquishment rippled throughout her life. Her big sister cared for her ... Read more

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Free: Fallible

Kyle Bradford Jones

This book is about the fallibility of us all, including the doctors who are supposed to care for us. It is about how to change the norms of medical practice in light of human weakness. It’s for individuals who suffer from mental illness. It’s for their loved ones. It’s for anyone who interacts with someone ... Read more

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Why Didn’t I Notice Her Before?

Beth Cramer

A page-turning debut that should not go unnoticed. A memoir that recounts the cancer journey of a wife and mother reveals the universal truth that appreciating life is complicated. In August 2017, Cramer was told that she had stage 4 ovarian cancer. During a routine medical appointment, a nurse practitioner examined a bump on the ... Read more

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Letter from Alabama

David L Workman

“Letter from Alabama” is the inspiring true story of parents lost, and parents found. This Amazon Best Seller is the story of two children orphaned and abandoned, then saved by grace and a family’s love – and by a startling letter that traveled hundreds of miles and changed everything. Amazon reviewer R. Headley says: “…this ... Read more

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Eating The Forbidden Fruit

Roland Page

Eating the Forbidden Fruit is a gritty fiction novel loosely based on true events in author Roland Sato Page’s life. The newcomer author delivers a personal journey into his rise and demise as a St. Louis City Police Officer. He takes the readers on a roller coaster ride of good ole family memories to the ... Read more

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Free: Diary of a Hoarder’s Daughter

Izabelle Winter

With an estimated 2-5% of the population having some form of hoarding problem, have you ever wondered what it is like to have to live in a home filled with stuff? Having being brought up in a house with junk filling every room, Izzy has to return to her childhood home, twenty years after she ... Read more

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Bury Him: A Memoir of the Viet Nam War

Capt. Doug Chamberlain

In this frank, engaging memoir, Capt. Chamberlain (USMC, Retired) recounts the chilling events that took place during his command of a company of young Marines at the height of the Vietnam war. Chamberlain painfully recalls the unspeakable order he and his Marines were forced to obey; and the cover-up which followed. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Killer’s Bible (True Crime)

Anonymous

“Did I really do all of it? Yes, I did. All of it. But there’s no telling. Not straight up. I’d get thirty-to-life.” The real-life diary of ‘Calvin Loch’, a New York lawyer who takes the law into his own hands and murders a man with good reason. This true-crime memoir catalogues the events that ... Read more

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Barflies: A Bartender’s Memoir

Carol James Marshall

Everything you are about to read is true; even when you think it isn’t. The characters in this book aren’t characters, but real people who did these crazy, weird, and wonderful things while I, the bartender, witnessed it all. If you are a bar patron who’s always wondered what the bartender is thinking, here’s your ... Read more

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Men of Twisted Cloth

Trudy Thomas

They were slick. They were powerful. They were revered. They glided into churches, homes and schools with their carefully polished shoes and were given free reign to commit the vilest acts on innocent children, under the very noses of teachers and parents. If anyone complained, they were moved on by the faceless men of the ... Read more

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Petals of Rain: A Mother’s Memoir

Rica Keenum

Taking a girl’s voice is the same as taking her power. This is a memoir about love and loss, secrets and lies. When a young girl from a broken family meets a charming man, she attempts to build a new life. But after a whirlwind marriage and the birth of two sons, their love story ... Read more

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A Hero’s Heart

Tiffany Fenton

A Hero’s Heart is a true story of victory, captivatingly told for the first time, from the survivor herself. It is a story of brutality, cruelty, and loss. It is a story of demons, heartache, and agony. It is a story of love, joy, and abundance. And lastly, it is a memoir told with fervor ... Read more

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Free: Confessions of a Call Centre Worker

Heather Ward

Have you ever worked in a call centre or spared a thought for those incarcerated within? Speaking to the general public all day can be challenging, funny, stressful and so much, more. Read one worker’s hilarious true account of her life during many years spent working in call centres and some of the customers she ... Read more

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Precious Silver Chopsticks

Mae Adams

Mae Adams was born in 1933 as the useless second daughter in the Korean aristocratic family. Abandoned by her mother, her grandparents raised her in the mountain village where the family retreated when the Japanese invaded Korea in 1910 and began to eliminate all Korean royal lines. On Mae’s first birthday, Grandma gave her a ... Read more

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Free: Rachel Richards

Rachel Richards

In this painfully moving memoir, take a firsthand look at anorexia through the eyes of a young girl. Even in kindergarten, Rachel Richards knows something isn’t right. By leading us through her distorted thoughts, she shines a light on the experience and mystery of mental illness. As she grows up, unable to comprehend or communicate ... Read more

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Dark Knights: The Dark Humor of Police Officers

Robert L. Bryan

There is nothing quite like the police officer’s sense of humor. The police are seen as many things to many people; protectors, law enforcers, upstanding citizens, but rarely, if ever, are they seen as funny. However, when one stops to think about it for a second, it becomes clear that police officers must come across ... Read more

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Free: Comes with Furniture and People

Charlotte Matthews

Comes with Furniture and People tells the story of a daughter desperate to reach a mother trapped in depression. What’s more, the daughter intuits the mother has an incurable disease, one the mother hides even from herself, as she spends her days reading Greek dramas and studying the etymologies of words. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: More Than a Sex Surrogate

Seraphina Arden

Lilly is a professional sex surrogate who helps men solve their sexual problems. Every patient has his own story, but they all have one common denominator—they are incapable of intimacy with a woman, and Lilly’s job is to help set them free. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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The Three Kitties That Saved My Life

Michael Meyer

“This is like drinking tea and honey on a cold day.” When tragedy struck, I thought for sure that my own life was at an end. I was wrong. This is the true story of how two stray rescue cats and a woman named Kitty, whom I finally met after a wild ride of internet ... Read more

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90 Days to Live

Paige Stamps

An award-winning, inspiring and unforgettable memoir of one couple’s push for survival in the face of insurmountable odds. Alternately heart-wrenching and heartwarming–and delivered in an engaging dual-author format – 90 Days to Live will speak to anyone struggling with an “incurable” disease, building a business under trying circumstances, or anyone who just loves a good ... Read more

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Free: The Tiger in the Yard

Barbara Weber

A powerful story about Barbara Weber, who’s lived sixty-seven years with complex PTSD, managed to raise children, teach and complete her Ph.D. As she ages, her PTSD worsens, and she hurts herself physically during nighttime PTSD episodes. With therapy, the nightmares and sleepwalking stop, and she finds closure to the childhood trauma. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Who Will Hold Me?: A Single Mother’s Memoir of Self-Love, Empowerment and Freedom

Sophie Pagalday

Her marriage had to end. She’ll use the last of her strength to dig herself out of the struggle and hold her child… Sophie did everything she could to hold her family together. Married to an alcoholic, she blamed her husband for the overwhelming pressure she felt and her young daughter’s unstable and confusing childhood. ... Read more

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Free: Olga – A Daughter’s Tale

Marie Campbell

Fascinating family saga about an inspirational personal life, which has an epic feel about it from Jamaica to England amidst World War II. Olga – A Daughter’s Tale is based on a true story about cruelty, revenge and jealousy inflicted on an innocent young woman and about her moral courage, dignity, resilience and, in particular, ... Read more

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Free: Fine, Thanks

Mary Dunnewold

Mary Dunnewold was a yoga-practicing, organic-food-eating health geek. But six months after a clear mammogram, she was diagnosed with stage-three breast cancer. She had six tumors. The largest was the size of a summer plum. The author moves from needing a reason to explain her troubles to finding meaning despite the randomness that afflicts all. ... Read more

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Free: John Alan Brooks: The “Go-To” Man of World Drug Trafficking

Keith McCormick

A true story about two teenage friends growing up in the 1960’s. One became a world drug trafficker for major cartels and the other took the honest route. The trafficker shared his underworld story over 40 years with his friend over many years on many visits to his Palm Springs home. .The trafficker is now ... Read more

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Mayhem 337: Memoir of a Combat Advisor in Afghanistan

Chad Rickard

In 2008 Chad Rickard deployed to Afghanistan as a US Army Combat Advisor. He was dropped into a hotbed of action in Taliban occupied Khost Province. There, his team trained and advised Afghan Soldiers while engaged in deadly fighting along the Pakistan border region, often leaving a staggering body count in their wake. In Mayhem ... Read more

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My Courage to Tell

Laura Corbeth

My Courage to Tell is the story of one woman’s struggle to overcome a childhood of abuse at the hands of her cruel, bullying brother. Memories of this abuse remain deeply buried until an Aunt dies in Manhattan, leaving an estate Laura Corbeth must settle with her estranged brother. As she tries to administer the ... Read more

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The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: A Memoir

Al Hirshen

Al Hirshen has led an unusual life. He learned street smarts in the Bronx, helped out at his father’s candy store, worked as a waiter in the Catskills to pay for his schooling, and became a lawyer. A participant in many of the pivotal changes of our times, Al was a Civil Rights and pioneering ... Read more

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Free: And Always Donuts for Lunch

Matthias Drawe

Young filmmaker Hardy’s got a problem. Or rather: several problems. What was planned as a promising showcase screening in New York is turning into a highway to hell. Hardy is broke, illegal and has developed a mysterious heart flutter. His life is a roller coaster of emotions: high expectations, bitter setbacks and a new spark ... Read more

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