Books tagged: dysfunctional families

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God Answered Me: True Story Chapter One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
To understand the present state of affairs of a child, teen or an adult, one must see the past of their troubles. This is a must read true story of actual events, descriptions and insight, for foster parents, teachers, social workers and those who seek to understand and detect behavioral patterns and signs relating to mental and physical abuse.
Knee-high Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Seventeen-year-old Avery works hard to keep her dysfunctional life hidden. But her senior year bubbles over with lie upon lie when Avery's mother leaves town with the wealthy banker, turning Avery's world on it's head. She relies on the sweet acceptance of Jaxson Stewart, the boy who wants to be her boyfriend, to keep her grounded. But nothing ever stays good for long in Avery's life.
Inherited Behavior
Series: The Legacy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,150. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational
Sylvia-Ann survived her abusive mother. Now she worries that she will one day become the abuser. How did her mother become such a monster? The answer may lie with her paternal grandfather. Is abuse inherited or learned? Can Sylvia-Ann unlearn her mother's lessons before it's too late?
Always Remember to Breathe
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Fruitbearer Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy
Losing a child is one of the most heart-wrenching experiences any mother can go through. Always Remember to Breathe is a poignant true story about love, loss, and healing. Written for families who are living in conflict, these pages will carry you through the tempestuous tug-of-war between a mother’s love and her daughter’s attempt to respond to it in the face of bipolar disorder and addiction.
The Legacy
Series: The Legacy. You set the price! Words: 62,160. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Perception is a matter of showing people what you want them to see. Afraid that someone will find out the real reason she lives with her grandpa, Sylvia-Ann shows anger and distrust. Bill fears his friends finding out that his charismatic father is really a bully with a bible. On the surface, Cal Felix is a good man. But his past haunts him. Hank is the county darling--and hates it.
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
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.