Write your life story: YouByYou Books


We produce a wide variety of books at YouByYou, including life stories, family histories and fund-raising books. Please click on the examples below to view our work.



A Pinch of Salt by Dorothy Nettleton

A Pinch of Salt, Dorothy Nettleton, 2011

Dorothy Nettleton recalls her Land Army years and life as a working class woman in Leicester in the first half of the 20th century. This volume was published privately after her death by her niece Barbara O’Brien.

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© Dorothy Nettleton



A Celebration of Battle Abbey School 1912-2012

Battle Abbey School, a collective memoir produced by YouByYou Books in 2012

Battle Abbey School celebrated its Centenary with a book of photographs, recollections and memorabilia. From smuggling sweets into the dorm to a visit from HM Queen Elizabeth II, this is an affectionate portrait of a happy school.

Click on the book cover to read a sample chapter. Price £12. Email for details.



Biddenden in Pictures Today
Sold in aid of Biddenden Local History Society (BLHS)

Biddenden in Pictures, Biddenden Local History Society

A collection of pictures, 2014-19, including events such as the popular annual Tractorfest, the 2018 Poppy Project, plus beautiful views and village societies.

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