Books tagged: overcoming adversity

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The Road To Normal
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Overcoming adversity, tragedy, and oppression is possible. It is my wish, that anyone who needs a word of hope... will find it in this true story of my very unusual life experience. This book describes the life of one person who overcame a childhood filled with drugs; violence; abuse, and all possible negative influence, to become happy, successful, and saved
Two Boys, Similar Backgrounds: One Goes To Prison and One Does Not: Why?
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
This article tells the stories of two boys who grew up in the same middle-class neighborhood. One went to prison and the other did not. What were the differences in these two lives?
Caribbean Retreat
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Series: The Cody Austin Series, 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Caribbean Retreat, the second of the Cody Austin series, is a story of love, family and dealing with one adversity after another. Cody is supposed to marry his fiancé in two weeks. He is supposed to start college shortly after. Unfortunately, two escaped prisoners plan on taking away everything that matters to Cody. He is terrified they won't survive to get to the altar and happily ever after.
Daddy Bent-Legs: The 40-Year-Old Musings of a Physically Disabled Man, Husband, and Father
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
DADDY BENT-LEGS is a memoir all about the author's life experience growing up with a physical disability (Cerebral Palsy). Told through a series of eclectic anecdotes, the book is very much an "Everything-You-Ever-Wanted-To-Know-About-Physical-Disabilities-But-Were-Afraid-To-Ask" affair. It's light-hearted, humorous, and an easy-to-pick-up read for all ... an impactful, inspirational testimony.
Erase Negativity and Embrace the Magic Within
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,140. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A practical guide on how to reduce negativity and embrace happiness. From meth addicts to multi-millionaires, the book offers powerful experiences of individuals who have faced dramatic challenges, but did not lose hope. Using these compelling biographies, as well as practical advice and simple exercises, the reader is guided on an internal journey toward adopting a more joyful way to live.
The Logical Magic of Change: How to cope with just about anything And bring about positive change!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
A refreshingly realistic guide to how to bring about change in thinking, feeling and behaving, that does not, unlike most positive thinking books, gloss over the tough stuff. The author, who is what's known as highly sensitive, studied the law of attraction in the 80s, and wrote this book as she felt too many people were being misled. Glorious change is possible and she explains the process.
MEOW.ORG - The Cat-Napping Caper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Dozens of cats and kittens have disappeared from their homes and Elzbeth and her friends are worried. Since the other kids at school don't play with them, the four friends use recess and weekends to figure out a diabolical - and sometimes funny - plot that's making captives out of innocent kittens.
Sequoia Trail-A Bo Jon Littlehorse P.I. novel.
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Series: The Bo Jon Littlehorse P.I. series, Book 2. Price: $33.48 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bo Jon has his hands' full... A rogue,veteran-soldier has killed five-Elite fire-fighters in the Washington mountain-range. Only thing, he's their-leader and once Lt.Commander of the Navy during Vietnam-War. A Class-5 attache, and one of the best-soldiers during the battle at Macon. His sacrifice was to run munitions now he feels the 'Flames' must be 'fed'. It begins with a 'Hot-spot'...
A Love Story with a Little Heartbreak
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Price: Free! Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A Love Story with a Little Heartbreak is based on a true story of one woman’s dream finally coming true not only against all odds, but after believing that her dream had been lost forever. The story takes place in Chilton, a hamlet in the middle of the farming community of central Wisconsin in 1945-1951. This is a moving tale with an unexpected ending.
All Things Through Christ: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by Sunlight Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
One boy, a bike, and a very big God. Tyler has every reason to believe he should just quit on his dream now, but with God, he can do anything.