Books tagged: dysfunctional families

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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.
Starting Over Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Starting Over Again is a true story about one woman's struggle from the devastation of spousal abuse and divorce. A story for any woman who has suffered pain or shame at the hands of a man. A story of how two people changed the lives of many others. One man's betrayal cost a man his life, two children their fathers, and two families were destroyed. The price of our decisions can be very costly.
Tangled Up in Blue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A strange and secretive couple move into Simon Hills just as sixteen-year-old Jackie struggles with her best friend Isabel's newly self-destructive behavior. Isabel's family was fractured years before by the disappearance of her older sister, and the secrets of both families will disrupt the placid surface of the neighborhood, with frightening implications for everyone involved.
Goodbye, Mother
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
A compelling semi-autobiographical account of the struggle between mother and daughter after years of emotional abuse, and how the death of one finally frees the other.
Where Were You When I Needed You, Dad? - A Guide for Healing Your Father Wound
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,110. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
If your father was absent when you were growing up — or if he was abusive, judgmental or emotionally unavailable — you almost certainly struggle in at least one of these areas: Achieving, Asserting, Sustaining Satisfying, Career Success, Yourself, Relationships. This book takes you on a step-by-step journey to healing your father-wound.
The Leaving: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Cathy is a conflicted teenager living in 1980s Dublin. She soon discovers that her charming older brother Stevie, who's gay, is falling in love with her classmate Ron, the one boy she likes. Cathy struggles with school, her dysfunctional family, coming to terms with her growing love for her best friend Jeanette, and leaving Ireland. The novel is a realistic look at adolescence and first love.
Loving Joe Gallucci
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,520. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love between a man and a woman is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and spiritual exchanges between two human beings. It is also one of the most tragic, particularly when alcohol, drugs, dysfunctional families, and a life-threatening liver disease are thrown into the mix. Loving Joe Gallucci is one such love affair.
Family Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
A deeply personal journey which chronicles a life path from growing up in a severely dysfunctional family to attaining emotional freedom and health through healing, forgiveness, and hard inner work. This writing can give hope to those from a similar background. It is poetry therapy at its best and may inspire others to heal their past by writing similar work.
Rise and Fall of a Track Star
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,000. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011 by Passionate Writer Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Through her memoirs, Omegia takes you on a painful journey through her childhood into her adult years. Her struggles as a teenage mother is only a check mark on the list of life altering experiences, one she hopes young girls and woman can learn from.