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No Doorway Wide Enough
By Bill Schmalfeldt
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This is the story of Bill Schmalfeldt’s “Parkinson’s Decade” from being diagnosed in 2000, to having brain surgery in 2007, through today. The story is told in a humorous, satirical, almost jovial first-person, conversational style. It’s a book that should be on the reading list of anyone who has (or loves someone who has) Parkinson’s disease. All author proceeds go to PD Research.
Teagan's Story: Her Battle With Epilepsy
By Talia Jager
Price: Free! Words: 63,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Teagan Kavanagh’s life is shattered when her parents are killed in a car accident. She must move in with her brother and is forced to attend public school for the first time in her life. As if starting a new school her junior year wasn’t hard enough, she continues to battle epilepsy and the constant unknown of when and where her next seizure will occur.
S.I.C. Memorial
By Glenn Vanstrum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
When a marine fungus fouls the air ducts of S.I.C. Memorial, Dr. Hubert Humperdinck, a surfing, goof-ball anesthesiologist, gets the blame. An oil sheik offers $200 million to rebuild the hospital, an offer matched by a Catholic charity. As Muslims battle Christians over naming rights, Hubert becomes a patient himself and must deal with a mad neurosurgeon, Mexican drug cartels, and his angry wife.
Le Cerveau Fou
By Stanley G. Weinbaum
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: French. Published: January 8, 2012 by Éditions de l'Âge d'Or. Category: Fiction
Ce roman fantastique, écrit par l'un des plus brillants auteurs de l'âge d'or de la science-fiction américaine, décrit la lutte que doivent mener la jolie Patricia Lane et son tuteur, le docteur Carl Horker, contre le démon qui a envahi l'âme du doux Nicholas Devine, l'amoureux de Patricia. La science médicale de Horker leur permettra de l'emporter de haute lutte face aux superstitions.
Drain Your Brain, Find Your Mind
By Roger Mayer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,550. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
this is a book about a blessed man and the tools he found within to overcome the monumental challenge recovering and rebuilding his life after a series of four major brain surgeries...the kind of challenge we all know and must endure in some way or another.
The Great Gray Superhighway
By Jeff Vrolyks
Price: Free! Words: 114,020. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
Neurosurgeon Hudson performs a procedure on Emily that lays down infrastructure in the brain to access intelligence, which he calls The Great Gray Superhighway. The operation is a success, Emily thrives. That is, until she begins seeing something that nobody else can see, something terrifying. It haunts her, is after her, finds a way into her through The Great Gray Superhighway.
Marshall's Story: The Boy Who Saw Angels
By Sam Lester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
My young son had a near fatal car wreck that resulted in extensive brain surgery and 32 days in the hospital. The story involved my two hour drive to get to the hospital, the daily emails I was able to send on his miraculous recovery and physical therapy progress, and his revealing to me whom he had spoken with and how he was able to stay with us.