Not the Mother I Remember

AUTHOR: Amber Starfire

CATEGORY: Biographies & Memoirs

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Description : When Amber discovers cardboard boxes containing a lifetime of her mother’s journals and letters, she realizes she’s been given a rare chance to unlock the enigma that had been her mother—but will her mother’s writings reveal the woman she remembers, or someone else altogether? Not the Mother I Remember tells the story of a sensitive girl raised by an exceptional and unconventional woman during a time of social change, gradually exposing the true nature of their relationship and their extraordinary bonds.

The Bipolar Experience: One fashion model’s war against the stigma of mental illness.

AUTHOR: Eva Everson

CATEGORY: Biographies & Memoirs

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Description : Adopted at nine months, married off at seventeen, a mother by nineteen, and diagnosed with the severest form of bipolar disorder at twenty-three. LeeAnn Jefferies believed her dream of being a top model–of traveling the globe for fashion and its industries biggest names–was sealed behind the heavy doors of a fourth floor psychiatric ward. While her husband managed two small children and a full time job at home, LeeAnn underwent the brutality of electroconvulsive therapy, commonly known as shock treatments. And although many of her memories were stripped away, her dream remained. Then one day, a light shone into the darkest places of her life and LeeAnn knew one thing for certain–she would see her dreams fulfilled. Soon thereafter, she ventured into the world of fashion modeling, eventually landing a contract with the world-famous Ford Modeling Agency. But LeeAnn carried a secret. A stigma. Refusing to acknowledge her illness or to take medication, she walked a precarious tightrope that, in time, pitched. Eventually forced to resign, she challenged the stigma with ready fists and, in the process, found a new purpose: to open dialogue and to provide hope for the millions diagnosed with bipolar disorder. To prove, once and for all, that dreams are bigger than BD.

Tears of the Silenced

AUTHOR: Misty Griffin

CATEGORY: Biographies & Memoirs

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Description : When I was six years old my family started to live and dress like the Amish. For the next twelve years, my sister and I were subjected to almost complete isolation, sexual abuse, and severe physical violence.In my late teens, my parents feared we would escape and took us to an Amish community where we were adopted and became baptized members.I was devastated to once again find myself in a world of fear, animal cruelty and sexual abuse. Going to the police was forbidden. A few years later I was sexually assaulted by the bishop, I knew I had to get help and one morning in early March I made a dash for a tiny police station in rural Minnesota. After being excommunicated from the Amish I found myself plummeted into the strange modern world with only a 2nd or 3rd- grade education and no ID or social security card. Based on the tragic and inspiring true story.

Strictly G.I. – The WWII Letters of Cpl. Wanda M. Renn

AUTHOR: Patricia Arnold

CATEGORY: Biographies & Memoirs

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Description : Strictly G.I. is a historical account of World War II from one of the first female soldiers. Created from an actual collection of letters and Vmail. Wanda served in the 149th WAAC Post Hq. Co., the first group of Womens Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) during World War II to be sent overseas. “Strictly G.I.” is a phrase Wanda used to describe herself. She advanced quickly in the ranks, and shared her proudest moments in the letters, beginning with her initial training in Des Moines to marches before the general in North Africa. She also shares more humorous moments and interesting observations.

How Many Planes to get me? Nine children adopted into a NZ family

AUTHOR: Jonquil Graham

CATEGORY: Biographies & Memoirs

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Description : Jonquil and Bryan began with the idea of fostering a few kids – after all they had an ideal home for them – a rambling old house in a kiwifruit orchard. Between fostering they adopted nine children, including two pairs of twins from Russia and Romania. A candid funny account of raising so many children from orphanages and broken homes. Laugh at the ups and downs of family life but keep a tissue handy for the chapters on Romania. Recently the family returned to Romania with a film crew to locate lost siblings.

The Three Kitties That Saved My Life

AUTHOR: Michael Meyer

CATEGORY: Biographies & Memoirs

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Description : FINALIST for the 2014 RONE AWARD
A True Romance MemoirLove was then.
Love is now.
Love is forever.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 love once again brought romance and laughter back into my life.

If you love reading feel-good memoirs, then don’t miss THE THREE KITTIES THAT SAVED MY LIFE. It “is one of the most moving books I’ve ever read.” (Nick Russell)