Books tagged: dysfunctional families

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The Legacy
You set the price! Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Two teenagers, from different socioeconomic backgrounds form a bond and share their deepest secrets while coping with the rigors of high school and everyday life.
Tales from a Boiling Pot: Learning to Thrive in a Dysfunctional World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,000. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This story begins much like those we have heard many times before – a young girl growing up poor in a small rural town in central Mississippi – all Cindy ever wanted was to be safe and to fit in. But having been born in Mississippi during one of the most controversial periods in Mississippi history – the ‘60s was anything but safe and nurturing. “Do as I say, not as I do,” and “Children should be
Connected Underneath
You set the price! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In a small New York town, everybody keeps an eye on everybody else’s business without recognizing the secrets that connect them. The wheelchair-bound Celeste conjures up lives from what she sees and thinks she sees while peering through binoculars from her kitchen fan vent. Connected Underneath is a lyrical, scalpel-keen dissection of the ties that bind and of those that dissolve.
Through The Door
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,880. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
After watching her parents’ marriage crumble into oblivion, seventeen-year-old Macy Maitland never wants to fall in love. She wants her parents’ attention, even if she has to do something criminal to get it. But when she is arrested for a crime she didn't commit, Macy must fight for survival in a prison ripe with anarchy and a corrupt judge who wants nothing more than to see her disappear.
Deception
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 50,520. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In one prominent San Antonio family, the women have hidden their evil secrets for 200 years behind a honeyed veneer of polite society. When the elderly occupant of the family mansion dies without a will, a last surviving relative reluctantly returns. In the steamy world of south Texas, a storm brews outside and inside the derelict house, culminating in one final horrifying discovery and betrayal.
The Medusa Tree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When she reaches the orderly house of her Dutch-Indonesian grandmothers, Marget learns quickly that if she only pays attention to them, then she can go unnoticed herself. And that is exactly what she needs just now. Marget is pregnant and alone. With her dancing career over and her mother absent, Marget must decide for herself whether it is wise to continue the raveling line of her family.
Echoes of Silence: Letters to a Drug Addicted Mother from the Woman Who Took Her Place
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
Gwen unfolds a story of hope and heartache as she attempts to connect with her drug addicted niece, Melissa, to help her find her way back to her babies. As time passes, more and more discoveries are made of the horrors and abuse inflicted upon her children. Hope turns to despair as Gwen is overwhelmed by the task of healing these traumatized youngsters.
Love, Sex and Mental Health
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » History of sex, Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Psychology teaches that the ‘thinking’ part of our brain can change how we act and feel. But psychology is wrong. Sensations and feelings drive what we think and how we act. This book can prove it.
Blood Mountain Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Young women and girls are disappearing, and bodies start showing up in the desert around the old Blood Mountain hotel…Sales Director, Rachel Ryan, who never could mind her own business, decides to investigate at the request of an elderly friend of one of the women. And, this time, Deputy Tucker doesn’t mind as his case is going nowhere, despite the many and varied suspects...
Margel's Madness
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,570. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this powerful tale of secrets, betrayal, and death, single mother Margel Matthews settles in Mosquito Harbor, Maine, where the eccentric Cousins family faces off against wealthy escapees from urban sprawl. As she fights to protect her daughter from her past, a shocking discovery rocks the town, forcing her to choose between a chance at happiness and her responsibility to those she loves.