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Justify This 2006 - 2007
Series: Justify This series. Price: Free! Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
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The Justify This series of books is a blow by blow account of one person's true story of alleged disability (diabetes) discrimination in the workplace, leading to legal cases against a multinational employer and international countries, through local courts, national courts, international courts, and the United Nations.
Oli's Schizophrenia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This is an introduction to schizophrenia, describing the specifics of the disease and giving an account of the impact on one individual and his family. Chapters alternate between detailing the disease and recounting the story of the onset and progress in Oli over the first seven years, and what the future may be. The criteria for diagnosis are given and treatment options are discussed.
The Light at the Center of Pain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Messages of hope and renewal for people in chronic pain. The Light in the Center of Pain is a collection of essays based on popular posts from The Pain Companion Blog. Both philosophical and practical in nature, they provide insights, meditations, and sage advice on living with chronic pain.
The Blind History Lady Presents: Pauline Gomez, The Little Teacher With The Big Heart
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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From a single-parent home came a young woman who would not let others’ misplaced kindnesses keep her down. Family and friends all praised Pauline for her intelligence and hard work, but when it came to providing her with a chance at a job, well that was another thing.
In Praise of Weakness (with a Foreword by Matthieu Ricard)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
The first and only major philosopher in history to be born with cerebral palsy, A. JOLLIEN tells the story of how he grew up in a home for the severely disabled and was destined to roll cigars; how he found philosophy, which changed his life forever, helping him to confront his fate, endow it with meaning, and - against all odds - turn his disability into a source of strength and creative energy.
A Gathering Storm
Series: Porthkennack. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When grief-stricken scientist Sir Edward Fitzwilliam provokes public scorn by defending a sham spiritualist, he’s forced to retreat to Porthkennack to lick his wounds. Ward’s reputation is in tatters, but he’s determined to continue the work he began after the death of his beloved brother.
Monkey Signs
Series: The Kids of Welles Bend. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: Australian English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Special needs, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Dean’s father works at Welles Bend Wildlife Park, and Dean has been friends with one of the squirrel monkeys, Allukah, ever since he went deaf seven years ago. But Dean has a secret, one that happened by accident, and one that he can’t tell anyone about. Until Allukah needs his help, and he has no choice…
Wheels of Sympathy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An event divides a man's life and he finds himself bound to a chair living and living with strangers. This divide leaves the man to contrast his current life to his old and those who house him.
The Adventures of SuperCaptainBraveMan, Book 2: A Spectrum of Love
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Special Needs
SuperCaptainBraveMan helps a boy with autism find a unique way to express his love for his family.
Wake Up Call
Series: Porthkennack. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,310. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
South London mechanic Devan Thompson has gone to Porthkennack to track down someone he’s been waiting all his life to know. But Dev’s distracted from his quest by Kyle, a broodingly handsome local of only a few months, who’s already got a reputation as an alcoholic because of his strange behaviour — including a habit of collapsing in the street.