Are you between 5 and 25? If so, enter the Wicked Young Writer Awards NOW - click here for details...

Search our site
Last Letter from Istanbul by Lucy Foley Read the opening extract of the brand new Lucy Foley book before its publication on 19/03/2018

True stories books

See below for a selection of the latest books from True stories category. Presented with a red border are the True stories books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great True stories books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

A Long Way from Home by Cathy Glass A Long Way from Home

The true story of 2 year-old Anna, abandoned by her natural parents, left alone in a neglected orphanage.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/02/2018

The Sea Takes No Prisoners Offshore voyages in an open dinghy by Peter Clutterbuck The Sea Takes No Prisoners Offshore voyages in an open dinghy

This is a classic real-life story of derring do on the high seas, complete with extreme risk, last-minute ingenuity and many near-misses. Beginning in the 1960s, this book tells of the real life adventures of the author as a boy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

Fall or Fly The Strangely Hopeful Story of Foster Care and Adoption in Appalachia by Wendy Welch Fall or Fly The Strangely Hopeful Story of Foster Care and Adoption in Appalachia

Chaos. Frustration. Compassion. Desperation. Hope. These are the five words that author Wendy Welch says best summarize the state of foster care in the coalfields of Appalachia. Her assessment is based on interviews with more than sixty social workers, parents,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

Fall or Fly The Strangely Hopeful Story of Foster Care and Adoption in Appalachia by Wendy Welch Fall or Fly The Strangely Hopeful Story of Foster Care and Adoption in Appalachia

Chaos. Frustration. Compassion. Desperation. Hope. These are the five words that author Wendy Welch says best summarize the state of foster care in the coalfields of Appalachia. Her assessment is based on interviews with more than sixty social workers, parents,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2018

The Journalist And The Murderer by Janet Malcolm, Ian Jack The Journalist And The Murderer
,
'Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible'In equal measure famous and infamous, Janet Malcolm's book charts the true story of a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

The Tiger And The Wren by Fergus Wiggin The Tiger And The Wren


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/12/2017

Exploring the Fen-Edge by Sly Rex Exploring the Fen-Edge

His journey follows the route of the Roman Car Dyke from Peterborough to Lincoln, visiting the villages and towns on the way. Few of the travel writers from the past have written on these areas, but where they have Rex...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/12/2017

If You Love Me True Love. True Terror. True Story. by Alice Keale, Jane Smith If You Love Me True Love. True Terror. True Story.
,
'You said I was the perfect boyfriend. If you can prove you really love me, perhaps I can be that way again.'
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/12/2017

Coming Soon

Endal How One Extraordinary Dog Brought a Family Back from the Brink by Allen Parton, Sandra Parton Endal How One Extraordinary Dog Brought a Family Back from the Brink
,
The remarkable story of Endal, voted `Dog of the Millennium', and how, through his remarkable skills, companionship and unstinting devotion, he gave Allen Parton a reason to live again.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

The Lost Children by Mary MacCracken The Lost Children

First published in 1974 as A Circle of Children this is the first of four books from learning disabilities specialist Mary MacCracken.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

Stories from the Round Barn by Jacqueline Dougan Jackson Stories from the Round Barn

In 1911, W.J. Dougan founded a farm in Wisconsin and working with the University of Wisconsin, built on it an unusual round barn. Using anecdotes, stories and vivid description, the author of this text recalls the hardships and satisfactions of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

Dangerous Ground by M. William Phelps Dangerous Ground


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2018

Conjoined Twins in Black and White The Lives of Millie-Christine McKoy and Daisy and Violet Hilton by Linda Frost Conjoined Twins in Black and White The Lives of Millie-Christine McKoy and Daisy and Violet Hilton

Conjoined twins have long been a subject of fantasy, fascination, and freak shows. This book presents African American twins born in 1851, and Daisy and Violet Hilton, English twins born in 1908 as they speak for themselves through memoirs that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Raw The Diary of an Anorexic by Lydia Davies Raw The Diary of an Anorexic

Lydia was 19 years old and enjoying university with a loving family and great friends when she became anorexic. The doctors told her that she would die.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

A Rebel War Clerk's Diary, Volume 2 At the Confederate States Capital by J. B. Jones A Rebel War Clerk's Diary, Volume 2 At the Confederate States Capital

The largest diary in Confederate history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2018

Diving for Starfish The Jeweler, the Actress, the Heiress, and One of the World's Most Alluring Pieces of Jewelry by Cherie Burns Diving for Starfish The Jeweler, the Actress, the Heiress, and One of the World's Most Alluring Pieces of Jewelry


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2018

Princesses Behaving Badly Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie Princesses Behaving Badly Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings

You think you know her story. You ve read the Brothers Grimm, you ve watched the Disney cartoons, and you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But real princesses didn t always get happy endings.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Last London True Fictions from an Unreal City by Iain Sinclair The Last London True Fictions from an Unreal City

The final chapter in Sinclair's life-long odyssey through the streets of the Big Smoke
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

Catching Thunder The True Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase by Eskil Engdal, Kjetil Saeter Catching Thunder The True Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase
,
Poachers, kingpins and the longest chase in maritime history: A desperate race to save our planet's oceans.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2018

Catching Thunder The True Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase by Eskil Engdal, Kjetil Saeter Catching Thunder The True Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase
,
Poachers, kingpins and the longest chase in maritime history: A desperate race to save our planet's oceans.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

Trafficked Girl Abused. Abandoned. Exploited. This is My Story of Fighting Back. by Trafficked Girl Abused. Abandoned. Exploited. This is My Story of Fighting Back.

When Zoe was taken into care at the age of 13, she thought she was finally going to escape from the cruel abuse she had suffered throughout her childhood. Then social services placed her in a residential unit known to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018

Titanic True Stories of her Passengers, Crew and Legacy by Nicola Pierce Titanic True Stories of her Passengers, Crew and Legacy

This book commemorates the enduring legacy of the world's most famous ship - TITANIC. Her story is one of all those bound together on that fateful voyage. On board were: writers, artists, honeymooners, sportsmen, priests, reverends, fashion designers, aristocrats, millionaires,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/03/2018

Ask for Blues by Malcolm Walton Ask for Blues

'Ask for Blues' is a true story of how Martin at 15 becomes captivated by skiffle and jazz and thanks to sheer determination becomes by 22 a talented multi-instrumentalist. After setting the scene in 1957-1959, the main action takes place...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2018

Other books in this genre

The One Show Book of True Tales Great British Stories of Adventure, Heroism, Love... and the Seriously Strange by The One Show The One Show Book of True Tales Great British Stories of Adventure, Heroism, Love... and the Seriously Strange

The official companion to the BBC's hit magazine show, The One Show Book of True Tales is a compilation of the quirkiest, strangest, most random and most fascinating stories pulled from the brains of Icon Film's One Show research desk.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

The Anatomy Of Evil by Michael H. Stone MD The Anatomy Of Evil


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Rose of September by Oksana Verpakhovskaya The Rose of September

A delightful collection of true stories by a lady doctor ans scientist in Kiev, Ukraine
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

A Freezing Night in Geneva Unforgettable Experiences by Ajay Adala A Freezing Night in Geneva Unforgettable Experiences


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Unexpected Answers by Dee Rivers Unexpected Answers

The story of how two sisters discovered the secret that their parents had taken to the grave
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2017

The Blood of Patriots How I Took Down an Anti-Government Militia with Beer, Bounty Hunting, and Badassery by Bill Fulton, Jeanne Devon The Blood of Patriots How I Took Down an Anti-Government Militia with Beer, Bounty Hunting, and Badassery
,
Authors have signed a deal for a TV series with Tomorrow Studios, a the joint venture between ITV and Marty Adelstein, funded with a $250,000,000 financial commitmentPossible coverage from big media that originally covered the story, including: NPR, NBCNews.com, Los...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Boy in 7 Billion A true Story of love, courage and hope by Callie Blackwell, Karen Hockney The Boy in 7 Billion A true Story of love, courage and hope
,
The powerful and moving true story of a remarkable relationship and a tenacious fight for survival. Callie reveals her son's struggle through the physical and mental torment of battling cancer against impossible odds, and the truth behind her son's 'miraculous...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

In the Name of the Son The Gerry Conlon Story by Richard O'Rawe, Johnny Depp In the Name of the Son The Gerry Conlon Story
,

Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2017

Registered users have access to unique site features

Register now