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Gift Oddly Wrapped: The spiritual journey of seeking sacred, ironic gift rather than dwelling on the pain.
By Patrick A. Jones
You set the price! Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
We all know people who suffer greatly, yet gracefully. Explore in poetry and reflection the depths of intimate, personal faith ~ journeying with God and each other to transform the pain of loss into the joy of co-creating with God. Patrick's contemplative soul startles us to see grace's abundance. Suggested price: $3-5. Additional generosity helps those strapped also get a copy. Thank you!
Healing through Humor: Change Your Focus, Change Your Life!
By Annette Langer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
What's funny about a brain injury or breast cancer? You'll be surprised. These true-life stories show the "funny side" of some not-so-funny challenges and demonstrate the upside to the struggles with illness and injury and the triumphs in overcoming them. Journey the path to self-empowerment and survival, even in the face of seemingly impossible circumstances, with a good laugh along the way.
Awake Again - All the way back from Head Injury
By Martin Krieg
Price: Free! Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
After being pronounced clinically dead and wavering between life and death from a head injury, Martin Krieg regained consciousness but was paralyzed and completely helpless. This book tells what it feels like to be in this state and how he used self help books and his two coast to coast bike rides to rehabilitate himself so well that he is now building the will for a TransAmerica bicycle highway
Successfully Surviving a Brain Injury: A Family Guidebook, From the Emergency Room to Selecting a Rehabilitation Facility
By Garry Prowe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is an easy-to-read guidebook for families thrust into the confusing world of brain injury. It teaches readers the basics of brain injury. It guides them step-by-step through the recovery process. It provides the practical information they need to handle insurance, financial, legal, family and personal issues. Finally, it tells how one couple created a fulfilling new life after a brain injury.
Professor Cromer Learns to Read: A Couple’s New Life after Brain Injury
By Janet Cromer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,500. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
When a harrowing heart attack and cardiac arrest robbed Alan's brain of vital oxygen, he lost his abilities to read, write, walk, talk, think, and remember. In a flash, the successful physics professor became a brain injury survivor struggling to relearn everything he once knew. So began a seven year journey of intensive rehabilitation, combined with shaping a new identity, marriage, and life.
Till the Cows Come Home - A must-read for anyone dealing with Brain Injury
By J.T. Blakemore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,090. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
This is the story of how J.T. Blakemore took an ill-advised ride in a ’59 Hot Rod Chevy in 1963 and regained consciousness twenty-eight days later. He was 21 years old. “You might say I threw my life away for a dozen cans of beer. The prognosis was simple: brain damage. The effects were not so simple. Not by a long shot.”
SEIZE HOPE: Just a Brainstorm on an otherwise Sunny Day
By Mary Ady Fontaine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A non-fiction book about Epilepsy unlike all others: this is an upbeat read; the theme of this book is HOPE. Readers both recently diagnosed or life-long living with a Seizure Disorder; you quickly realize the value of an Author pouring our her soul on the pages with first hand experiences: a how to guide to living life well, not defined by Epilepsy. Internet-linked.
The Whitest Wall
By Jodee Kulp
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
2012 Winner Best USA Books - Young Adult Fiction. Gold Award Best Young Adult Fiction & Gold Award Best Adult Fiction Mom’s Choice In a fast paced world, where young and mature readers have a vast amount of material to filter through, and where educators struggle to find the right platform to teach from The Whitest Wall offers something for everyone.
On Autumn's Wing, A Story of Birth Trauma, Brain Injury and Miracles.
By Heather Winkeljohn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is the story of a hemiplegic child, Autumn. She was a normal baby until delivered by vacuum extraction. Autumn lost seventy-five percent of her left brain from a massive stroke. The book chronicles the family's experience, struggles, and accomplishments from birth to the present. It's a story of valuable lessons but raises questions about our health care, legal system and use of the vacuum.
Love Your Traumatic Brain Injury
By Alexander and I
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A twenty-year-old suffers a traumatic brain injury, and within five months starts freshman year at college over again. Here: Enter the mind and body of that boy the first few days waking up - unaware of suffering a TBI, falling into dreams that steal yesterdays in his sleep. This memoir cuts cleanly through these moments alive in a foreign world, with a foreign self, and reappearing family ghosts.