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The Lazy Poet
By Lili Tanner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,110. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
An untimely love forces itself into two lives and wins when everything seems lost.
I Love You
By Andy Marlow
Price: Free! Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction
“I love you.” These are words we have all said to many, various people in our lives: our parents, our brothers, our friends, our lovers. But what do they really mean? Patrick is in a better position than most to know. He married his teenage sweetheart and has spent a long, happy life with her; now near the end, he finds himself looking back and contemplating their meaning.
Patient Stories
By Andrea King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A compilation of real-life interviews, Patient Stories gives a voice and encounter of people who have been diagnosed with a life-changing disease or illness, and what they do on a day-to-day basis to stay healthy. The author gives a first-person narrative for each story that leaves the individual's tone of their experiences.
Changing Minds
By Conrad Lovelle
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Essay
THis is a didactic narration written in an amusing way, which captivates the reader from start to finish on a rapid pace journey twisting and turning with imagery. It explains the lifespan development of neuronal (nerve) paths and the effect on the aging mind. Helpful for teaching people awareness of Ageism and an understanding of how to prevent it.
"The Other Side of Alzheimer's, a caregiver's story"
By Marietta Harris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Millions of people today face the same challenges, the same emotions, and the same decisions. How do you care for a loved one? How will it affect you? Angie’s story will help you through this process. She lived this experience. Her story will help you. It’s not a book about Alzheimer’s; it’s a lesson about surviving as a caregiver and accepting the new you.
The Lost
By V. L. Dillon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
Richard has led a full life, he has done good all his life for others and what does he get in return? There are special people he has loved and lost....but has he lost himself?
In Plain Sight
By Amy Browne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Elmer is a nursing home resident who has dementia and terrorizes the other patients on the floor. Elmer is reliving his younger days in his mind and goes hunting, in reality he is hunting on the nursing home floor.
CAREGIVING: Sacrifices and Sharing From the African American Perspective
By Marva Keys
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011 by DLite Press. Category: Nonfiction
Helpful advice on stress and stress reducers, nutrition & African American Genealogy plus a study of caregiving as it filters into our personal relationships, jobs education system and religious and political practices.
Gloriously Us - A Celebration of Memories Lost and Found
By Gloriously Us
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
Gloriously Us is a project entirely run by volunteers and supported by staff from the Aylesbury office of Alzheimer's Society. Its aim is to work across Buckinghamshire, bringing the dementia community together through poetry. This is our first collection of poems and pictures, with an introduction from best-selling writer Joanne Harris and all profits going to the Alzheimer's Society.
The Death of a Disco Dancer
By David Clark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,830. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction
Returning home to Arizona to assist his dying mother, Todd Whitman reflects on the pivotal summer of 1981 when he was eleven years old, a Mormon kid growing up in the American suburbs. This vivid depiction of the torture and hilarity of navigating adolescence becomes a meditation on the meaning of sacrifice and the transforming responsibility of familial love.