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Shelter the Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,130. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult
Emmet doesn’t let anyone define him or his boyfriend because of their disabilities. When the independent living facility where they live is in jeopardy, Emmet starts a grassroots organization and fights every step of the way. But when they attract the attention of the opposition, Emmet hopes his calculations can save the day—and that there isn't a variable he's failed to foresee.
Carry the Ocean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Jeremey doesn’t judge Emmet for his autism. He’s too busy judging himself, as are his parents, who don’t believe in clinical depression. When his illness reaches a breaking point, Emmet rescues him and brings him to The Roosevelt, a quirky assisted living facility. As Jeremey settles in, Emmet slowly begins to believe he can be loved for the man he is inside. But before he can trust enough to fall
Trapped Minds A Story of Schizophrenia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tom shares what it is like to be trapped in your own mind living with mental illness. Diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Tom shares the ups and downs of a journey with mental illness. Imagine a mind tormented with voices screaming at you, visions that are not real, and beliefs that are fixed in your mind as reality. Tom explains the tragedy that his psychosis brings upon him and how he overcomes it.
Making Sense of Intimate Relationships with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior
Tom talks about how he is learning to understand dating and intimate relationships all while having autism. He says dating and intimacy is the most advanced level of relationship he has ever tried to understand. There are so many more unwritten social rules involved with dating and intimacy than there are in friendship. He talks about how it is hard to not say what he is truly meaning to a woman.
I Am Not Rich Enough to Have Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Tom shares how girls always tell him he has to pay them money in order to like them because he is autistic. He learns growing up that he is not rich enough to live with autism. He spends much of his adult life trying to get rich enough to pay what women call his "autism bill" so that he can get a girlfriend. As he gets older he begins to realize that he wants a woman to like him for who he is.
Lohland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,770. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
When Kaie learns that emigrating to the independent city-state of Lohland means giving up his home and school, but also his calendar, his language and his celebrations, he decides to boycott every attempt to make it work. But once he learns about the architecture and engineering works needed to keep his new home safe from global warming. Could he help make a positive difference for the future?
Am I an Autistic Man or Autistic Woman?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tom is confused about if he is a man with autism or a woman with autism. Rejected so much as a man he begins to explore his sexual identity and the possibility of becoming a woman. He feels he has failed as a man with autism and wants to try life as a woman with autism to see if he can be happier. Tom explores options for sexual identity surgeries that will help make living with autism easier.
How Temple Grandin Cured Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Temple Grandin cured autism by accepting it as a part of who she is. This made her life easier and helped her live one of the most fulfilling lives a person with autism could live. She is an inspiration and hero to many who have autism and her self-acceptance is admirable. Tom wishes he could accept and cure his autism like Temple so that he could live a happy and fulfilling life like Temple.
Autism is Not My Personality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017 by Travis Breeding. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tom explains that autism is not a part of his personality and is a disability that has hurt him. He does not feel that it is healthy for people to convince people with autism that their disorder is a part of who they are because why would something hurt them if it was a part of who they are? Tom sheds light into the mystery within the autism community as to why some love autism and some hate it.
I am Never Alone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares the ups and downs of a life that most are unfamiliar with. He is never alone. Hounded with voices, delusions, hallucinations, and more Travis takes on the world each day as if there were enemies following him everywhere he goes. He must learn to work with his real friends who care about him in order to stay alive and fight off the make-believe world which seems so real in his mind.