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Moving Can Be Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,710. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Empty nester Carol Andrews finally gives in to her Beloved Husband, Jim, and agrees to sell their home and move to an active adult community. The house sells, and Carol returns alone the night before the closing for a private pity party farewell tour. And finds the dead body of the buyer in her living room. Wow. Talk about seller's remorse!
I'm Still Your Mother: How to Get Along With Your Grown-Up Children for the Rest of Your Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
You raised your kids to be independent, strong, and think for themselves. So now that they're grown, why is it so hard to let them? A parent coach and psychologist offers practical wisdom, sensible strategies and familiar scenarios in the words of those who've lived them in this funny, touching, empathetic guide to life with your adult children, newly updated for digital readers.
Books for Boomers: Reviews & Coaching Tips
Price: Free! Words: 42,960. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
Baby Boomers are aware that they are experiencing different types of life issues than the previous generation. With the oldest boomers now reaching 65 years of age in 2011, this book explores a wide range of these issues: love, marriage, friendship, hopes, happiness, encore careers, health, fitness, parenting and aging along with retirement readiness.
Warm Winter's Garden
Price: Free! Words: 112,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A family is an organism. When Bett Koster, mother and grandmother, is diagnosed with breast cancer, she finds she must adapt some and discard other of the rules she has used to live her life for more than sixty years. As Bett makes the changes she needs to be able to fight for her life, her family is forced to change how they think and act toward Bett, each other, and, especially, themselves.
"Goot for You!" The Laughable Life of a Second Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
"Goot for You!" is the painfully funny, true story of how two career women survived the enabling and dysfunction of their husbands' first families. Their survival tools included therapy, humor, wine, prescription drugs, shopping and the competition for "the crown," awarded to the one with the most screwed-up stepkid at any given time. Kerry and Julie have seen it all but wished they hadn't.
Estranged: Coping Strategies for (Grand)Parents
Series: Estrangement Arrangement, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution
What happens when children estrange themselves from parents? Find out in this collection of openly shared stories told by many (grand)parents. This book shares ideas for tackling the dynamics of this very real relationship issue that rips families apart. The primary focus of this book is to give strategies for managing your happiness while overcoming what seems to be an insurmountable obstacle.
Hysterical Love
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Dan McDowell— 33-year-old photographer, dumped by his fiancée and tilting toward an early mid-life crisis—is stunned to find a decades-old story written by his ailing father, a tale of lost love that appears to haunt him still. Incapable of fixing his own romantic dilemma, and convinced this woman from the past holds the key to happiness for them all, Dan sets off on a wild ride to find her.
Whose Couch Is It Anyway?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,890. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Fuze Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child
Today more than 20 million Millennials aged 18-34 live with their parents. In tracking five different families as they navigate the generation gap between parents and boomerang kids, coaches Phyllis Goldberg and Rosemary Lichtman tap the creative power of story to give counsel and comfort.