Books tagged: abandonment

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The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Take Me With You When You Go
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
"Once together, never apart" begins this eco-folktale of young boy-girl twins whose aged mountain granny sends them in search of parents who seemingly abandoned them as infants. Courage, kindness, loyalty, and magic help reunite the family and revive an ailing natural world. "A great bedtime story for the older child." ForeWord Magazine
Tales of Bernard
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Tales of Bernard tells of the exploits of a stray pack of pedigree hounds. It deals with issues relating to homelessness, bullying and loss and is ideal for child discussion. The book is suitable for any reader aged nine to ninety and particularly all dog lovers.
Behind the Curtains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00)
A novel about romance, family, and overcoming personal struggles, Behind the Curtains tells the story of a humble boy born on a small Caribbean island who suffered from abject poverty and was abandoned by his parents at an early age. Marked by the negative experiences of his childhood, he did all he could to overcome his past and follow the path to success. Based on a true story.
Ouch! Where'd that come from?! The Borderline in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
This guides the therapist as a partner's borderline behaviors disrupt both home & couple therapy. The borderline existential trinity: betrayal/abandonment/rejection direct a response trinity: caring compliance/intimacy/acceptance. Challenging the core borderline paradigm leads to personal & couple's change. Quantitative changes in 5 areas lead to qualitative change individually & in the couple.
The Tiger In Your Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
The story of a young Korean girl born under mysterious circumstances sent to America for adoption is told with subtlety. When Jenny's birth mother places a curse on the family that can't be lifted until the missing child is found, her family embarks on a decades long search across continents and generations. Through this beautifully written narrative, Jenny emerges as a self-sufficient survivor.
Broken Pieces of You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Inner Child
When you are emotionally abandoned by your parents as a child the pain and anger that you felt can carry over into adulthood causing you to morph into someone that you don't like and don't want to be. I know first hand what that is like. In Broken Pieces of You you will learn what you need to do to overcome the pain and anger that has held you back from having the inner peace that you want.
Choosing the Right Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Who hasn't thought about how different their life would be, if only they had made this choice instead of that one? If there was a way to start over - if this one thing over here hadn't happened? If only...? A young man finds out that no matter how amazing a technology can be, there are no simple fixes, and is available in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind." "Choosin
The Guardian: The Misfits Book One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
(5.00)
The Guardian is a story of friendship and betrayal; of loss and hope; of an adventure with a group of misfit children living in a world torn by the tragedies of WWII. But have they discovered a world beyond the pain of their own - a world where they belong and where they have the courage to be who they were afraid to become?
Rosalee - a little girl lost
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / Orphans & Foster Homes
(5.00)
Rosalee was born 8 weeks premature and weighed just 1600gms. She had a collapsed lung, a turned foot and an alternating eye squint. At the age of thirteen weeks, Rosalee was released from hospital and into the care of a foster family.