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Leaving Little Havana: A Memoir of Miami’s Cuban Ghetto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
While most memoirs by Cuban-Americans revolve around childhood scenes in Cuba and explore the experiences of a young man, Leaving Little Havana is the first refugee memoir to focus on a Cuban girl growing up in America, rising above the obstacles and clearing a path to her own American Dream.
Love's Journey Home
Series: Journey Home, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The story of hope and redemption in the midst of despair. Frankie shares experiences of his haunted past as he grows from a boy to a man. As an abandoned orphan, separated from siblings, he searches for love and acceptance anywhere he can find it. He learns to live and find love again as he finds his way back home.
Lena's Bequest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,850. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 and represented by Jonah Magar. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » USA
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Bequeathed a hidden fortune by the father she never knew, Lena’s search becomes complicated by inner turmoil over the man who abandoned her and his ruthless enemies, also searching for the Czar’s treasure. Months away from starting law school, when a stranger enters her life, Lena accepts the challenge and discovers her parents’ hidden past and dark history.
The Dog's Philosopher - Abandoned
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: Australian English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It can be devastating when a man you have been sharing your life and the same house with for 25 years leaves without a hint of regret. And often, a young woman is the cause. But, things aren’t always what they seem. Don’t miss this next installment in The Dog’s Philosopher series.
A Voice Calling God's People
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Apostolate of the Divine Heart. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
A Voice Calling God's People is a call from the barren wilderness, a cry from the heart, to God's own people, to return to Him who loved them, who was their first love and who is infinite love. This book was written in the Upper Room during the vigil of Pentecost, 2013.
The Rubber Knife Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Rubber Knife Gang is a funny, caustic, heart-wrenching series of essays written by a mother raising three boys in the wake of their father’s stunning decline. Amidst the maelstrom of his abuse, alcoholism, mental illness and abandonment, she writes of their plight with humor and pathos, as she charts their struggles and triumphs as they attempt to enter manhood without a map or compass.
Take Me With You When You Go
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,320. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
"Once together, never apart" begins this eco-folktale of young boy-girl twins whose aged mountain granny sends them in search of parents who seemingly abandoned them as infants. Courage, kindness, loyalty, and magic help reunite the family and revive an ailing natural world. "A great bedtime story for the older child." ForeWord Magazine
Tales of Bernard
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Tales of Bernard tells of the exploits of a stray pack of pedigree hounds. It deals with issues relating to homelessness, bullying and loss and is ideal for child discussion. The book is suitable for any reader aged nine to ninety and particularly all dog lovers.
Behind the Curtains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
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A novel about romance, family, and overcoming personal struggles, Behind the Curtains tells the story of a humble boy born on a small Caribbean island who suffered from abject poverty and was abandoned by his parents at an early age. Marked by the negative experiences of his childhood, he did all he could to overcome his past and follow the path to success. Based on a true story.
Ouch! Where'd that come from?! The Borderline in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
This guides the therapist as a partner's borderline behaviors disrupt both home & couple therapy. The borderline existential trinity: betrayal/abandonment/rejection direct a response trinity: caring compliance/intimacy/acceptance. Challenging the core borderline paradigm leads to personal & couple's change. Quantitative changes in 5 areas lead to qualitative change individually & in the couple.