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Becoming Patrick: A Memoir by Patrick McMahon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Becoming Patrick is the story of one adopted man’s universal quest for identity by uncovering the truth of his past. After an anguished search, the call to his original mother releases a torrent of conflicting emotions. He absorbs her shocking revelations, comes out as gay once again, and during a sometimes turbulent unfolding, forges a profound bond which shapes a future rooted in truth.
Abby's Road, the Long and Winding Road to Adoption; and how Facebook, Aquaman and Theodore Roosevelt helped! by Michael Curry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Abby's Road leads a couple through their days of infertility treatments and adoption. It is told with gentle (and sometimes not-so-gentle) humor from the perspective of a nerdy father and his loving and understanding wife. Join Mike and Esther as they prepare their house, prepare their family and prepare themselves; and then wait for their daughter to be born a thousand miles from home.
Goodbye, Mummy Darling by Susan Tickner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
In 1952, the author of this book, and her brother, Roy, were sent to Australia by their mother under the Child Migrant Scheme. Sue and Roy’s mother had remarried, and she had been bullied by their new stepfather into getting rid of them, since he only wanted his own children. As you read Sue’s story, many unanswered questions arise.
Unconditional Love; The amazing story of one woman and the animals that changed her life forever by Melanie Zysk
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
I was a city girl that discovered that animals are an asset to my life. I own and operate a glass business, along with my husband, Tim. We started the business from scratch and now it is a full service glass shop. We work very hard at our business to make sure that all our customers are totally satisfied, with the help from a nice crew of workers that makes that happen. After the day at the offic
Wounded Lambs in the Shepherd’s Embrace by Jennifer Z. Wright
Price: Free! Words: 101,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspiration from a heavenly Father while hiking Colorado's mountains and devoted friends strengthen a woman who clings to a dream of motherhood despite closed doors. She is in for the ride of her life as a foster mom. When a case is poorly handled, jeopardizing children's safety, she joins forces with a child advocate to expose darkness and believe for the impossible in answer to prayer.
Stranger in the Guest House by Sharlene Scott Levin
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Stranger in the Guest House is the author’s true story of tragedy to triumph. Sharing what she experienced, Levin hopes to show other survivors what grit and perseverance can do to change a person’s life for the better. Facing emotional, physical, mental, and financial loss, Levin finds her own voice, and credits the small child within for keeping her alive.
Holding Back the Tears by Susan Tickner
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Follows Susan’s incredible life and her continued search for answers and information about her tormented childhood when she and her brother were given away by their mother and subsequently sent to Australia under the Child Migrant Scheme..
See You Tomorrow ... Reclaiming the Beacon of Hope by Gary Matloff
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 90,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
2014 USA BOOK NEWS FINALIST AWARD WINNER - nonfiction, narrative category A true story about resilience, and the journey of a lifetime for a pair of brothers and their new father against the sometimes all too uncompromising reality of international adoption.
Call Me Ella by Joan E. Kaufman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Call Me Ella is a heartwarming and uplifting story about a young girl who considered her adoptive parents her “real parents,” yet needed to know her roots. She had no idea that her twenty-four year search for her birthmother, which did not begin until after both of her parents had passed away, would involve Sopranos-like tales of organized crime, gambling, and infidelity.
Almost Pregnant by Hannah Amos
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 182,910. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Almost Pregnant is a very unique book. The book is divided into 3 parts: 1: The gripping tale of a couple trying to conceive. 2: A comprehensive infertility manual on artificial reproductive technologies. 3: A handbook with all the information you need on egg/embryo donation, surrogacy and adoption. Your one-stop information hub for all things infertility and adoption! Buy it today!
Finding Gloria by Marianne Curtis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,720. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine growing up hearing you are nothing. Imagine believing you are predestined to be useless and worthless. Imagine believing you are unlovable and TWO mothers despised you enough to either toss you aside or abuse you.
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir by Claudia Chapman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This unsentimental adoption memoir is the story of what happened to Claudia when pregnancy didn't. From England to Ethiopia and back again, it’s a story about doing something different. About too much cleaning. It’s a story about paperwork, pregnancy announcements, wrestling with God, falling down, getting up, coming to terms, and - eventually - it’s a story about becoming a mother.
Surviving: Life with a Maternal Bully by Glenda Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
Follow Glenda Taylor’s account of struggle for survival in a tale of societal expectations and a case study in parenting. After enduring eighteen years of bullying, she leaves home to begin a new life. Her life story—at times poignant, sometimes uplifting examples of the human spirit and others heartbreaking accounts of pain and loss—are woven into a compelling story of triumph and survival.
My Hopes And Dreams Were Never Broken by Rebecca De' Vaincre
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Walk with Rebecca de’ Vaincre, a courageous woman whose faith in God sustained her! The strength that kept her rising-back-up and carrying on the fight for her children, during this battle many know, ‘so-little-about!’ “Follow me, as I-take-you-into-my-world, of this emotional illness called, ‘Reactive Attachment Disorder.’ See how God restores my life - marriage and my relationships!”
Retrieving Isaac & Jason by Elliott Flies Foster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
In this heartwarming tale, Kai the Minnesota-born yellow Labrador Retriever recounts how she and her two dads adopted her human brothers. With a unique canine perspective, Kai delivers a gift of love through her words and stories that will make readers laugh and cry as they follow Kai's amazing journey to create her own pack.
The Great Behavior Breakdown by Bryan Post
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Start understanding the causes and steps necessary to help end, once and for all, some of the most difficult behaviors your child exhibits today. Lying, stealing, defiance, incessant chatter...presented here are 27 of the most serious, problematic and challenging behaviors that parents face and step-by-step guidance from one of America’s foremost child behavior experts on how to deal with them.
Coming Apart Together: Fragments from an Adoption by Emily Hipchen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,730. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
Coming Apart Together recounts the stories that are necessarily part of any adoption and birth-parent reunion experience, and meditates on what those stories mean (or don’t mean). It is also an imaginative exploration of what it may feel like to adopt a child, to be an adopted child, and to give up a child for adoption.