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10 Best Biographies of 2018

Posted about 4 days ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, New: Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with aging, anecdotes, autobiographies, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, biographies, essays, farmers, Humor, memoirs, mortality, notable books, personality tests, psychology, reading recommendations, slavery, slaves and wit

Biographies, autobiographies, essays and memoirs from famous and not so famous, but very interesting people sharing intimate details of their lives.

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A Year Of ...

Posted 12 months ago by Sarah H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Cooking, Garden and Home, eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with adventure travel, ambition, autobiographies, compulsive hoarding, goals, gratitude, happiness, housekeeping, Humor, inspiration, journeys, memoirs, motivation, personal growth, personal narratives, relationships, self-actualization, self-confidence, self-discovery, self-improvement, year long memoir projects and year-long projects

How much can one person accomplish in the span of a year - continue reading to find out.

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Obsessed with Living in a Dream

Posted about 1 year ago by Jennifer D

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks and History and Politics | Tagged with American History, discrimination, memoirs, personal narratives, rock musicians - biography, United States - Race Relations and women rock musicians

As I first started reading Patti Smith’s work, M Train, I was torn. Torn because I loved to get lost in her world, and also upset because she had the luxury of being lost in it on a daily basis, and well, I didn’t.

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20 Memoirs to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Posted about 1 year ago by Katie M

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with biographies, memoirs, personal narratives, women, women authors and Women's History Month

This Women’s History Month, get to know some outstanding women by browsing our list of 20 must-read memoirs!

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Best Nonfiction Books of 2015

Posted over 3 years ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Business and Investing, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Nonfiction, Outdoors, Sports and Travel and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with Best Books of the Year, biographies, book recommendations, booklists, books to read, Business, history, leadership and memoirs

The best nonfiction books of 2015 - biography, business, history, poetry and general nonfiction.

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