Books tagged: dysfunctional

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If Trees Could Fly
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: 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)
Boracic Lint
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Price: Free! Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An out of work actor with a serious superiority complex lands work playing Santa Claus in the grotto of the world famous London department store, Harridges. It seems like child's play , it turns out to be anything but. Every ounce of his improvisation skills is challenged by the children who come to see him. His colleagues stretch his wit and wisdom to the limit until he makes a fateful decision.
From Hell and Back: Survive and Thrive
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: 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 Me?
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You set the price! Words: 30,000. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Sarah Burleton was born in a little town in Illinois to a very emotionally disturbed woman. Her first book, "Why Me" chronicles the abuse she experienced at the hands of her mother throughout her entire childhood. She has made it her life's goal to get her story out to the world and to become an ambassador to children who are experiencing the same frightening childhood that she experienced.
Why Relationships Fail or Succeed.
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Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,270. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.