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Things That Work: A No-Nonsense Guide to Recovery by One Who Knows
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book is for the alcoholic who is beginning to come to terms with his problem. It contains no generalities behind which you can hide, no Pollyanna solutions that will let you believe that you can sidestep the tough times ahead. Instead, you will have the principles that worked for me in spite of any predisposition for, inclination toward, and background of alcoholism I might have had.
The Bird Menders
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,580. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A writer, weaving fantasies about the daughter she relinquished for adoption thirty-one years ago, faces a starkly different reality when the young woman suddenly re-enters her life – an event that re-opens old wounds for them both but launches them, and several others, on an unexpected journey of emotional risk-taking, healing and love. Set in England, Australia and southern Italy.
Reflections along the Way
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Bocchieri is an expert in the field of substance abuse and addiction. In this book he uses his unique ability of explaining complex psychological, philosophical, and spiritual concepts in clear, concise, and easy-to-understand language to describe how a person can succeed in his or her recovery. This is a more personal follow-up to his first book, Things That Work.
Stolen Prey
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
To Detective Ethan Callaway, it seemed that life could not get any better, but when a woman he meets ends up in intensive care, the search is on for the man who tried to kill her. The catch: the suspect knows that she and Ethan are more than just acquaintances. Thrown into a whirlwind chase, Ethan suddenly finds himself fighting for not only his own life, but for the lives of those he loves.
Heart on a Chain
Price: $3.94 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
17-year-old Kate has lived her whole life in abject poverty, with an alcoholic father and drug-addicted mother, who severely abuses Kate. At school, her second-hand clothing marks her as a target. Her refusal to stand up for herself makes her the recipient of her classmates taunts and bullying. That is, until Henry returns.
Dan's Accidental Convertible
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When married to the neighborhood's hot-head, strained friendships and frayed nerves become ominous warning signs that change must occur. Enough is enough.
Rage !
Price: Free! Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jay Carlton has everything in life going for him; he's handsome, sixteen with his own car, the star running back for his high school football team, and a beautiful cheerleader to call his own. His life may seem perfect to everyone around him but is it really? He has spent his entire childhood cringing at the sounds of his mother being verbally and physically abused by his father. Will he be next?
Price: Free! Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
What if you had the chance to go back and change everything? The chance to alter one day, one evening, that would set the stage for your entire life? What about ten times? Ten times to take the same instant and mold it until you make it right, or horribly wrong...
Spin the Plate Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Jo has come through a traumatic childhood not battered and broken, but powerful and enraged. A tattoo artist by day, she roams the streets of Boston nightly to forget her past and feed her two passions: rescuing mistreated creatures and inflicting bodily harm on their perpetrators. Unassuming and unafraid, Francis, a man harboring his own back story, is the one person Jo can't seem to scare off.
Love, Romantic and Inspiring Quotes For All Occasions
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This is a book specifically produced, using the power of words, to bring the best out of individuals, children, families, couples in love, workers and to encourage you, the reader to reach your utmost in life.