Books tagged: abandonment

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Hocus Focus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Lenny Lusendt receives a pair of contacts that enable him to see who people really are. He sees living Ken and Barbie dolls, and teachers who are cavemen, mummies and cardboard cutouts. Since he’s the only one who sees who Pauline really is (everyone thinks she’s autistic), Lenny must race against time to rescue her before his contacts wear out.
Bridges: Reuniting Daughters & Daddies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,600. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
In this new self-help book: Bridges: Reuniting Daughters and Daddies, Barras guides daughter-and-father duos toward much needed reconciliation, bonding, and healing. With illustrations pulled from the lives of real women and their fathers, Bridges will be a must read and invaluable tool for fathers and daughters who want to mend the rend in their lives.
The Whispering Fields
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the wilds of Upstate New York, a young dog is abandoned on a lonely country road—an act that propels him into an epic journey of adventure and self-discovery. After meeting four other strays, the newly-formed canine fellowship sets off on a quest to find the Whispering Fields, a legendary, hidden sanctuary for all homeless dogs.
Unending Love
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009 by Fleming Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Melanie takes her brother to the hospital after an accident, never expecting it would change her life. For Michael, it was just another day at the office, until he sees Melanie faint in the hospital. It seemed to be love at first sight, but could God show them how to last through the storms to come? And what about the baby born the same night? Three lives, One chance encounter, Forever changed...
Quest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,440. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Growing up in 1920's rural Texas is hard enough, but nearly impossible when your father abandons the family. Follow the story of two brave brothers who take to the road in search of the father that left them and answers to their nagging questions. Quest will remind readers of Greek tragedies in the scope and depth of the personal struggle of these two lads.
The Reappearance of Sam Webber
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
When eleven-year-old Sam Webber's father disappears without a trace, he and his mother are forced to relocate to a tough neighborhood. Unfamiliar with his surroundings, intimidated by his new school, Sam is lost until he meets Greely, the school's elderly black janitor. Through this unlikely friendship, Sam begins to heal. The Reappearance of Sam Webber won an Alex Award.
Goodbye, Mother
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
A compelling semi-autobiographical account of the struggle between mother and daughter after years of emotional abuse, and how the death of one finally frees the other.
Among Women
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,320. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Imagine New Orleans at the end of 1984. Now imagine a storyteller writing the stories of the women among whom she lives while in jail, a modern Scheherazade, weaving stories that will startle and amaze, and may help her find her way.
The Last Stand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A 22 year olds tale of drugs, deceit, and gambling; I take you through my life's adventures. Growing up with a drug trafficking father and a bi-polar, split personality mother, my life was in shambles. This was my struggle out, my way to a better future; unfortunately this was no smooth task. Escaping death in drug and arms deals, surviving off of stolen food because I couldn't afford to eat...
Molly's Needs
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Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A short story about abandonment and choices. Whether it is the wrong or right choice, it will inevitably have an impact on someone else.