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Strength for the Road
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Great Big Life Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
Mark Stevens shares candidly his testimony of the excitement and temptation of celebrity fame and lifestyle, the devastatingly destructive effects of addiction, and the overwhelming and transforming power of God’s healing and presence. He goes on to share from the many experiences and challenges of worship ministry and church leadership over the past fifteen years.
Detour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Caution! Detour ahead: This collection of short stories emphasizes how life's detours can significantly alter the course of a person's life. Some detours may lead to positive outcomes, while others can take a person down a destructive path. The reader will find a variety of characters who face decisions in their relationships, values, and career choices and outcome of their choices.
From The Horses Mouth
You set the price! Words: 25,770. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs
Joe Bloggs is a recovering alcoholic, having sufferered twenty five years of active alcoholism, coupled with a reliance upon opiate based prescription drugs, today he lives as a free man. No longer does he live within the nightmare of his hellish addictions. In this, his first book “From The Horses Mouth” he shares with the reader his story, along with the methods he uses to stay clean and sober.
The Mythical Wormwood of Azbakar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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When the wizard uses his potion of wormwood to heal Papa, Froggy becomes infatuated with the transcendental powers of the drug and abandons his future, family and duties to become a wizard. He uses his powers in the Wizard Wars and aspires to become the Philosopher King with the love of his life Ms. Mousy at his side. What will become of Froggy, though, once the wormwood has him in its grip?
True: True Stories From a Small Town #3: Life in A minor
Series: True Stories ยท Recommended reads. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » 12-step programs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
In AA they say that addictions will take you to hospitals, Mental Institutions and Prisons. It's true. They will. I have been in all of those places because of my addictions. But addictions are not responsible for the life I lead entirely, and certainly not responsible for the things I did. This is my story of how I made it back from my addictions to lead a meaningful life...
Smoking in Elevators
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In this new book of poetry by acclaimed author and poet, Charles O’Hay, he delivers, yet again, what Kirkus said in regard to his first collection, FAR FROM LUCK, “…gritty, keen and sympathetic without being condescending…Some of his imagery is especially striking, made all the more so by his clear, straightforward language throughout.”
Seven Plates at the Table
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,640. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Greta’s husband, George, and grandson Henry, make her very happy. But her two children, a financial analyst and a goat farmer, fight all the time. As Greta begins to reconcile them one Thanksgiving, she finds illness, addiction, and depression, but also unexpected talents, new relationships, and pathways to reconciliation. The next Thanksgiving they face is going to be radically different.
Drive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,600. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Toby Dresden is a taxi driver with a dream of fulfilling his mother's legacy. When a rival threatens to steal his work, he finds himself desperate and with no way to fund its development. A chance meeting shows him a way. Toby finds himself propelled into a world of drugs, addicts and crime lords, on his way to winning or losing it all, in a story that takes a good heart and pits life against it.
Gambling The High Price Of Hope
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
WINNING GAMBLERS To be a winning gambler you need to know 4 things. 1: When you are being deceived or cheated. 2: When the odds are in your favour. 3: Money management. 4: Yourself. Or, alternatively, only gamble against people who you do win against – people worse than you.
Flayed
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story, about 3500 words. Donte is a veteran and a colonist on a struggling new world under a hot young flare star. For most of the colonists, the struggle is in coaxing crops out of the alien soil and avoiding the radiation of the flares. But for Donte, he must also deal with the lingering trauma of war -- and a body that feels skinned alive without the armor he once wore in the army.