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: Praying for Restraint

Allen Long

Praying for Restraint tells the story of Allen Long, an assistant nurse recovering from PTSD who successfully struggles to survive an inner-city hospital work environment that is so toxic that it threatens his body, soul, and marriage. The book is both a triumphant memoir and an expose of a hospital so horrific that it nearly ... Read more

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All of Us Warriors: Cancer Stories of Survival and Loss

Rebecca Munn

In All of Us Warriors, Rebecca Whitehead Munn paints a realistic picture of the impact cancer has on an individual’s life, and she attempts to demystify the experience by sharing heartfelt stories from twenty survivors and the loved ones of those that passed. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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A Mostly Magnificent Memoir

Bo Bennett

A child of the 1980s relives a dysfunctional and hilarious childhood in the most difficult speech of his life. It’s FORREST GUMP meets THE WONDER YEARS – but mostly true. Hysterically funny at times, heart-wrenching and heart-warming at other times, highly entertaining all the time. The story follows James Murphy, who lives an extraordinarily unique ... Read more

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Free: My Brother, The King

Jubilee Lipsey

Still reeling from his father’s break with the God of Israel, Prince Jonathan is in line to inherit a throne that has already been stripped from his family. The young shepherd David is the man after God’s own heart, chosen to take Jonathan’s place. Carrying a secret anointing that won’t stay hidden, David yearns to ... Read more

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Safe, Wanted, and Loved

Patrick Dylan

“Pat, we need to kill the dog.” When a sudden mental illness struck his wife, Patrick Dylan found himself living with an eerie stranger. Scared and unprepared, he began a desperate battle to protect her from a mysterious disease, shelter their children from her bizarre behavior, and recover the woman he loved. $0.99 on Kindle.... Read more

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Behind Closed Doors

Dean Marlo

Experience first-hand how a family with three beautiful children was overtaken by a world of biases, harassment and abuse from within the family courts. Explore the highs and lows of parenthood, mental health, solicitor involvement, judges’ court orders and more, as well as the challenges and discrimination facing single fathers. With a little bit of ... Read more

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The King of Violins

M.G. Crisci

HOW CHINA’S MOST CELEBRATED VIOLIN PRODIGY BECAME AN ENEMY OF STATE. The King of Violins is the heartbreaking story of China’s most celebrated violin prodigy, Ma Sicong, who composed his first concerto at the age of 12. During his career, this gentle, dignified man composed 57 of the world’s best-known symphonies and concertos and performed ... Read more

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Free: A Runaway Teenager Who Found Freedom

Quyen Ha

At 14 years old, Quyen (Quin) Ha risked everything for a chance for a better life. Living under the communist regime in Viet Nam, Quyen saw his freedoms being taken away. He dreamed of living in America, where he would be free to pursue the American dream. With nothing but the clothes on his back, ... Read more

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A Mostly Magnificent Memoir

Bo Bennett

  A child of the 1980s relives a dysfunctional and hilarious childhood in the most difficult speech of his life. It’s FORREST GUMP meets THE WONDER YEARS – but mostly true. Hysterically funny at times, heart-wrenching and heart-warming at other times, highly entertaining all the time. The story follows James Murphy, who lives an extraordinarily ... Read more

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The Red Kitchen

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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Globetrotter: From Pioneer Digital Nomad to World’s Most Traveled Man

Ian Boudreault

Ian Boudreault, know by many as world’s most traveled man, has been a full-time professional globetrotter for more than half of his lifetime, an epic voyage of twenty plus years circling the globe which has brought him to every country in the world,  a total of 230 countries including every single one of the 195 ... Read more

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Get Up & Fight: The Memoir of Rena “Rusty” Kanokogi, The Mother of Women’s Judo

Jean Kanokogi

“Rusty has that special quality that made you feel like you could fly…that you could do anything, because she was right there with you.” — Billie Jean King, Tennis Champion & Advocate In 1959 Rusty was stripped of her first-place judo medal for being a woman. She battled the next fifty years—and made it all ... Read more

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Life Inside A Political Cult

Mark Edmonds

Born into a communist family which he describes as a cult, Mark Edmonds grew from newspaper delivery boy and model aero plane-tragic to become a student at the International Communist School in Moscow. It was true. They were a communist family. Mark’s father Lloyd had fought against the army of the Spanish fascist General Franco ... Read more

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Bent Pages

Anne Hope

Winner of the International Impact Book Award and Firebird Talk Radio Book Award now on sale! Faced with the task of raising a daughter as a single parent after the death of a spouse, this unforgettable memoir tackles an impossible question: how do you teach the critical life skills of trust, love, forgiveness, humility, mercy, ... Read more

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Red Card: A Bet You Can Win!

Tony Kelly

“Red Card By Tony Kelly Award a 5-Star Book Review given by Readers Favorite ~ A unique and fantastic sports biography by Mr. Kelly!” Former UK professional soccer star Tony Kelly lost it all, but he stands today as someone who is unbreakable! Having lost most of his wealth, house, and eventually his partner, Tony ... 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••• By engaging with the author’s story in Being Authentic™, you will: + Garner the bravery to look at your own and be more authentic + Strive to connect with the poet, artist, writer, dancer, and actor ... Read more

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Globetrotter: From Pioneer Digital Nomad to World’s Most Traveled Man

Ian Boudreault

The story of the most traveled man in the world, an epic voyage of twenty-plus years circling the globe to every country in the world,  a total of 230 countries including every single one of the 195 recognized by the United Nations. A true and breathtaking story of dedication, perseverance, and innovation in entrepreneurship and ... Read more

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Free: Desiree, The Music of My Soul: A Memoir

Peggy Race

A grief-stricken widow unravels the mysteries of a rescued Hurricane Katrina dog and brings healing to both their worlds. This is a poetic and soul-stirring love story which captures one woman’s journey of strength and self-discovery that transcends grief and loss. Filled with hope and inspiration, which symbolizes the resilience of human spirit. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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Free: Scrapped

Lisa Peebles

Scrapped exposes the underbelly of a system built more for finality than justice. It’s the true story of Peebles’ pursuit of new evidence against 3 new suspects and her discovery that Heidi had lived a double life: convenience store cashier and undercover informant. The sheriff’s office hid the truth after her death as the real ... Read more

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They Called Him Marvin: A History of Love, War, and Family

Roger Stark

“They Called Him Marvin is Destined to become an American History of WWll Classic.” They were the fathers we never knew, the uncles we never met, the friends who never returned, the heroes we can never repay. They gave us our world. And those simple sounds of freedom we hear today are their voices speaking ... Read more

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Step by Step

Judy Schafer

This collection of tales shares the outdoor journeys of Judy and her sons, exploring the thrilling ups and downs, the fascinating details, and the risks and rewards of a life lived on the trails and above the clouds. From rocky starts to incredible heights, they do it together–at the guidance, of course, of one tough ... Read more

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Finding Fetish

John Akerman

A teenage boy wanders, almost by mistake, into the world of BDSM. It is an activity which will remain part of his life for many years, but having to be balanced with his time in more conventional society and his role as an attorney. Eventually the journey will have devastating consequences. $5.08 on Kindle... Read more

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LIFE LESSONS FROM INDIA – A WOMAN’S MEMOIR

Hemalatha Gnanasekar

A short memoir from a unique perspective. BITTERSWEET – the one-word definition of life. You need to survive the bitterness to experience the sweetness of life. If you’re feeling down or need some inspiration to adjust the lens and focus on the brighter sides of life, this short memoir with lessons of life will be ... Read more

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Free: An Unexpected Journey

John H Livens

“My life shows that we as humans cannot always change or control our circumstances. We cannot anticipate all the obstacles in our path. We can, however, choose our attitude, our actions, and how to overcome the obstacles we face. This will define our character, values, and faith.” It is only through the discovery of another’s ... Read more

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Free: Truth’s Daughter

Barbara Santarelli

On her sixtieth birthday, Barbara hopes a genetic search engine might lead to finding her fathers’ other children. Perhaps they could shed light on her fathers’ identity. She was determined to make truth the legacy of their lives. In the absence of facts, she discovers the importance of forgiveness and understanding as a vehicle for ... Read more

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Sudden Widow, A True Story of Love, Grief, Recovery, and How Badly It CAN Suck!

Bella Lynn Thompson

Sudden Widow is a Raw, Authentic, & Inspiring Book about Grief, Recovery, & Hope. It is a book for widows/widowers and anyone trying to make sense of an unbearable loss. Bella Lynn Thompson offers understanding for widows in a world where many don’t comprehend the all-consuming grief and magnitude of change after losing a spouse. ... Read more

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Free: Normandy to Nazi Surrender

Colonel Van H. Slayden

Van Slayden, a country boy, narrates life as a P-47 pilot, fighting in Northern France and commanding the 36th Fighter Group—Fightin’ 36th—across Belgium, and Germany, helping to define America as a superpower. His 22nd Fighter Squadron was the first in the AAF to land voluntarily on German soil. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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It Started at The Savoy

Bill Pullen

Bill Pullen is a brilliant storyteller. In this book, he invites the reader to pull up a chair and enjoy anecdotes of friends, family, and a myriad of celebrities, experienced over his five decades as an international hotelier. From historic country inns to five-star hotels on three continents he conveys his experiences with great humor ... Read more

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Free: How to Survive a Throat Punch: A Memoir of Love, Learning, and the Fight for What Matters Most

Drew Ross

Drew Ross lost his family, identity, and nearly his life in one crushing year. But when a fellow cancer patient gives him a mysterious challenge involving the power of our stories, everything changes. Experience the journey that taught him how to not only survive, but fight for what matters most. Free on Kindle.... Read more

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The Field House

Robin Clifford Wood

“The Field House lures readers to ‘a long-abandoned, wood-framed house on an island off the coast of Maine.’ When author Robin Clifford Wood buys a summer cottage belonging to famed poet and award-winning author Rachel Field, Wood is haunted by Field’s sudden death, her untold stories. Discovering treasures and clues Field left behind, Wood weaves ... Read more

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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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