Books tagged: adversity

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When Horses Had Wings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,470. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Pregnant at 16, Renee Goodchild drops out of school and marries. Now she’s trapped in rural Texas with Kenny, her violent, garbage-collecting husband. A bleak future seems assured until she meets self-appointed relationship guru, Pearly.
An Elephant for Jotto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Jotto, a tiny dirt-poor boy, has little except big dreams after an elephant passes through his remote Thailand farming village and he is given an accidental ride. Scorned and ridiculed by the other village children and even his own family, Jotto holds steadfast to his vision of someday having an elephant of his own. Set in 1980's Thailand, this historical fiction is for dreamers of all ages.
The Enchiridion of Epictetus
Series: Text Book, Book 7 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 15 · Applied Psychology, Book 11 · Applied Philosophy, Book 6 · Leadership, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Enchiridion of Epictetus is a classic Stoic text, now written in modern English. Long considered an excellent manual of practical philosophy, you can apply it beneficially to your everyday life. The timeless message of the Enchiridion is as practical today as it was in ancient Greece. Perhaps this is where the it gets its enduring power and long-life. It really does work, start using it today.
My Coyote Creek
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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My Coyote Creek is an honest and emotional memoir told by the youngest of three children about a mother’s creative struggle to provide a normal upbringing for her children while living with an abusive sociopathic husband. This story shows a mother’s amazing resolve to create secure bliss for her children filled with adventures right out of a modern-day Huck Finn scenario.
I Want To Be Djoko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,130. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A young teenage boy, Milo Kapovic tries to find a way to battle the constant bullying he is facing at school. His deepest dream is to live his true passion, tennis. How to nurture and fulfill dreams that big when you are obese?
Godstrong - how to develop and deploy God-powered resilience to trump serial personal adversities, challenges, tragedies ad trials
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 165,560. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
An inspirational, motivational narrative of how a secret personal relationship with God enabled Sam to overcome serial adversities, challenges, tragedies and personal trials. Sam an inter-ethnic child grew up motherless in a hostile West African community but walked the hard and difficult road to a triumphant life. He now shares the secret of self reliance and personal relationship with God.
8 Crazy Beliefs That Screw Up Your Life. Change These Beliefs and Become a Healthier, Happier Person
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Dr. Sharon Esonis identifies eight “Thematic Belief Systems” that, in her experience as a psychologist and coach, prevent individuals from building healthy, long-lasting relationships and extracting maximum happiness from life. She examines these “crazy beliefs” with all their negative implications and offers practical, persuasive arguments for how they can be replaced with healthy alternatives.
Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile explores the philosophies of perspective and emotion that are often "swept under the rug" during a fast-paced era. With a wave of witty classical, mythological, biblical, and even modern references, it includes topics such as one's search for meaning by any means necessary, leaps of faith, self-sacrificial love, and sadistic lust.
God's Joy Regardless of Circumstances
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
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God's joy can fill your heart even if you face difficulties. If Jesus is your Savior, His joy is within you. This joy does not depend on external happenings. You can learn to live each day in God’s presence. More than 500 Scriptures will show you the secret of God’s joy. We explain these verses so they are easy to understand. We pray that you will experience the gift of God's joy.
Growing Up Is Still Hard To Do
Price: Free! Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's it like to live in perpetual fear that everything you do will harm yourself or those you love? That's the question those who struggle with OCD face every day. This is the story of someone so overwhelmed by the trappings of his mind that he starts down the path of suicide, the ultimate sin. But in attempting to take his own life something strange happens: He learns maybe he's worth saving.