Books tagged: alcoholism in the family

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NO LONGER SILENT
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One in three women is a victim of sexual abuse before they turn 19. No Longer Silent could be the story of your friend or neighbor, your parent or your lover. No Longer Silent might be your story. No Longer Silent is the life story of Tammy Gagnon. Tammy left home at 14, fleeing an incestuous childhood. Running from guilt and shame too overwhelming for any little girl, Tammy experienced further
In Melancholia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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Childhood is sometimes marred by violence, pain, and abuse but revisiting those once familiar streets can be healing. Vincent Moore's In Melancholia explores the darker side of childhood lived inside the cracks of poverty and abuse and yet it is not without hope. The candle shines brighter and the songs are sweeter as a young boy stands poised at the edge of manhood.
alias Kraut a Braji Short Tale
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short short postscript to the novel Braji that continues the character portrait of Kraut and provides a glimpse into his life after Brajilliana.
Portland: A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,690. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anger, betrayal, love, lust. The qualities that make us vulnerable are spread across these pages like a ballerina doing the splits. There's the runner who likes powder sugar on her nipples. Instructions on how to make a sandwich, given by a Chihuahua. The old man who wakes up as a sixteen-year-old girl. These stories are like chocolates, you read one and you want another.
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
Why you drink and How to stop: Journey to Freedom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism
Why some people drink destructively has puzzled many people for a long time. Why do you wake up promising yourself you will never do it again, but doing it over and over? Or why does your loved one continue to self-destruct, even if they promise to stop? If you are a problem drinker or love someone who is – then this book is for you.
Seasons of Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,450. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A father torn apart A son forever scarred Two men trying to connect when their only link to one another has been broken... Ethan Harrington's innocence was lost seven years ago when his mother took her own life. Left alone with his controlling, and abusive, father in an isolated farmhouse, he struggles to live among the shattered remains of a family that was never functional to begin with.
Everything I Never Wanted to Be
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everything I Never Wanted to Be is the true story of a family's battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. Any story filled with alcoholics and drug addicts includes a number of horrific events, but in the end, this is an uplifting story that can change behavior and save lives--and make you laugh along the way. "Raw and funny." -- Joel Stein, Time Magazine "Like a maelstrom." -- ForeWord Review
Secrets I Know
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The second "Tissy Matthews" book dealing with the stressed home life of one of her friends. Eventually Tissy finds out her friend's mother has a disease called alcoholism, and how everyone needs a friend they can turn to. Handled in a very sensitive manner.