Books tagged: mental illness

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My Heartfelt Fight for Rights by Writing Wrongs
By David Bruce
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
An impassioned personal essay dramatically conveying the leprous-like feeling of my first- hand, daily encounters on being afflicted with the stigma of mental illness. Relates and identifies well with discriminations of all others types in the universal language of wrongful injustices.
You Don't Know Crazy
By Wambui Bahati
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,080. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
From Broadway star to mental patient. Her struggle with mental illness is the underlying and recurring theme in her life until, the day, she walked away from the mental health system and became her own doctor and healer. Wambui shares how mental illness stole her life and how she took it back and re-invented herself.
Misery Mountain
By Victor Merkel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009 by Vicann Press. Category: Fiction
Murder, suicide, rape, witnessed through the eyes of an angry teenager. Follow Vance Remke as he discovers shocking family secrets and befriends a bootlegger, who teaches him humanity and coal mining. But the bootlegger's daughter hates Vance and threatens his life. He fights to keep his girlfriend and kills a child to stay alive. Vance brings justice to his enemies but at what price?
East Garrison
By GM Weger
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 66,040. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009. Category: Fiction
Four people are caught in a life altering situation on former Army base Fort Ord, an area rapidly being reclaimed by nature, including one dangerous predator. Heroine Tracy Dade, about to give birth to her first child, is compelled to repair her shattered relationship with her long lost father, a mentally tormented Vietnam War veteran living in his van. But Tracy's wish is about to explode.
Les Pensees Dangereuses: Dangerous thoughts about life, love, pets, friends and depression
By Sharon E. Cathcart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Part autobiography and part inspiration, "Les Pensees Dangereuses" (French for "dangerous thoughts") is a series of essays on friendship, spirituality, education, bullying, animals, clinical depression and more. Author Sharon E. Cathcart ("In The Eye of The Beholder") shares her thoughts, including an unfinished autobiography, "Unmasking My Phantoms: My Dance With Madness," in this new book.
Luggage By Kroger: A True Crime Memoir
By Gary Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
In this award-winning memoir, Houston journalist Gary Taylor recounts his true-life fatal attraction involvement in the trail of violence that has dogged Texas attorney Catherine Mehaffey Shelton, prompting coverage by newspapers, TV, movies and even Oprah. Take a seat on the wild ride of an obsessive relationship: erotic beginning to violent end and the trials required to clean up the mess.
Days with Indigo
By Christa Belle Harrison
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 107,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010. Category: Fiction
"Days with Indigo" is the cozy story of a woman, Chloe Adair, who is locked in the memories of her past. With much frustration, she desperately seeks for the meaning of her life. With time, tea, and recollection, she goes on a journey of the mind. Can certain truths ever really be known? Join Chloe, and her cast of faithful companions, and find out.
Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence
By Jane Gilgun
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
It's Okay to Cry
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
Bethann, a struggling college student, decides to take care of Holly, her evil, manipulative younger sister after their grandmother, who raised them, dies. But Holly is a mess. And en route to Miami after the funeral, Bethann lays down the rules to Holly, while mentally trying to understand what makes Holly tick. If Bethann can figure her out she can fix her. So she thinks.
Tara's Wish
By Helen Baumander
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 36,830. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
On the seventh anniversary of her mother's death, Tara is given that chance to bring her back to life. It’s a dangerous journey to Yumaso Mountain to ask Lothum, King of Deinoma, to restore her mother's life. But Lothum has other plans. He has created an army he will use to take over Earth. Tara may have to choose between restoring her mother’s life and saving the human race.