Books tagged: sibling relationships

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Da-ma, Shao-ma: My Two Moms
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Besides the harsh life in a nation rebuilding after half a century of rule by the Japanese, Shoulee faced other challenges. Her father, having married and fathered children, took a second woman, who likewise gave birth to several more. This true story recounts the competition between two mothers, "Da-ma and Shao-ma," strife between their offspring, and the struggle for survival.
The Leaving: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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.
Slip
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,840. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Andrew, by all outward appearances, lives a normal life. He has a beautiful wife, Erica, and two great kids, Nathan and Eileen. But behind closed doors, normal is slipping away from a depressed and anxious Andrew. Nathan’s recent diagnosis of autism leaves Andrew grasping at therapies and Erica, who moves into an apartment, in denial. How will things ever be normal again?
Theron:The Amusing Musings of a Ghost
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Series: Theron The Ghost, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,290. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Theron was a wealthy, easy-going, party animal. After he’s murdered, he comes back to get the killer and discovers that his family did not really love him. When he discovers that he has new ghostly powers, the fun begins. Wow! I can fly! He uses these abilities to take revenge on his scheming relatives in a number of hilarious ways.
Popcorn Girl in Like
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Julia Sharpe can tell the future using popcorn. That's right, popcorn. It's like using tea leaves, only cooler. But the cute new kid, Darwin Jones, makes all the fortunetellers sick. How can Julia save the day and get Darwin to fall in like with her at the same time? Winner of the InnermoonLit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel (2008)
Move Over
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Series: The Irish Novels, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,710. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The book is about relationships between ten siblings who were born and brought up in Dublin by a selfish, greedy and manipulative mother. The eldest girl was eighteen when her youngest sibling was born. The book opens in late spring in 1969. Sheila Malone's four eldest daughters are coming home to Dublin for a party. The family home is in a Corporation estate on the North east of Dublin city.
Lost Boys
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Price: $7.67 USD. Words: 190,670. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Kenny is AWOL, Michael is lost on the road to wild and unfrequented places. Teenager Matt is sucked into the murky underworld of a lawless estate. John is a recluse, Skinner is missing, Guy is hiding, Ryan doesn't call. Then there is little Mikey, swept away by a river in spate. These are the lost boys and this is their story, told through the lives of the women they leave behind.
Cloud Quest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Elizabella wants nothing more than to save her idyllic village from ruthless witch Gorgonia. But when she is chosen by the enigmatic Oracle to embark on a quest to do just that, everything she believes will be tested. Can Elizabella save her village from the witch's cruel spell and prove herself worthy of being chosen to do so?
Clippy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
Fitting in is not always easy when you are different, especially when your curiosity tends to get you into trouble. Clippy only wanted to be part of the family, but felt like an outsider. That is, until one helpful deed changes everything!
Breathe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
'Is it true that every breath contains a secret?' This is the mantra of the members of a dysfunctional family, who amidst childhood games, make-believe and classical music, dream of a normality they have never known. 'Breathe' was first published by Penguin Books (NZ) Ltd in 2002.