Books tagged: dysfunctional

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If Trees Could Fly
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
From Hell and Back: Survive and Thrive
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was brutally victimized first as a child and then as a wife: both her mother and her first husband made numerous attempts to kill her. But author Gussie McRobert was determined to not only survive, but to recover and thrive. And that is just what she did. She was elected, and then twice re-elected, as mayor of Gresham, Oregon. You too can survive and thrive, regardless of your past.
Why Relationships Fail or Succeed.
Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
This is a book dedicated to exploring practical reasons why marriages and relationships fail or succeed. Backed up with research and realistic approach, this book in its full version is perhaps the best book on the subject that is available in the market today. The idea is to provide the reader with insights in making decisions about their relationships.
The Unholy Path of a Reluctant Adventurer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
An autobiographical account of a woman's spiritual journey along life's bumpy road. The author continually makes choices throughout her life that takes her further away from her dream to be a wife and mother, yet brings her ever closer to her own essential truths.
Fractured: essays on love, friendship, and the nightmares in between
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
In this collection of personal essays, author K.J. Pierce reflects on the nature of love, relationships, and emotional attachments, examining not only what others have come to teach her, but her own motivations as well.
Odyssey of an Octopus Junkie: A Dysfunctional Love Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ill-fated and quixotic love story of Phoenix, the tormented drug addict and talented artist, and Hannah, the pathologically co-dependent daughter of a Holocaust survivor, and their cross-country odyssey to liberate a giant octopus who may be psychically communicating with Hannah or may simply be her escapist delusion. Addiction is powerful. Will either be able to kick the habit?
Wire Mesh Mothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,270. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It all started with the best of intentions. Kate McDolen, an elementary school teacher, knew she had to protect one of her students, little 8-year-old Mistie, from parents who were making her life a living hell. So Kate packed her bags, quietly picked up Mistie after school one day, and set off with her toward what she thought would be a new life. It becomes a nightmare.
Two Weeks Since My Last Confession
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A dramatically written family saga, Two Weeks Since my Last Confession is the story of one woman's survival in the face of serious childhood abuse and addiction. More than this, it is a tale that chronicles the triumph of the human spirit over its enemies — not only external enemies but also the ones we find within ourselves.
I Apologize To All Women in the World From Man
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The purpose of this book is to restore dignity, provide hope, empower and edify women who have been hurt or abused verbally, emotionally, psychologically, physically and even sexually by the tongue or hand of a man. This book provides readers with a process to heal after an abusive relationship and inspires the wounded to rebuild their lives without harboring hatred in their hearts.
Only I Can Define Me: Releasing Shame and Growing Into My Adult Self
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,220. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ms. Foman's memior discusses the price to be paid for unlearning everything that she was taught as a child when she made the decision to leave a family that suffered generations of mental illness and addictions. Ms. Foman quit high school, got pregnant as a teenager and found the strength to enter law school even as a welfare mother.