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Firsts: Coming of Age Stories by People with Disabilities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018 by Oleb Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Take a step back in time with some of the best writers with disabilities as they recount their first adventure, their first heartbreak, and the first time the unexpected treaded into their life. From body transformations to societal setbacks, to love affairs and family trauma, Firsts collects the most thought-provoking and exciting stories of our time by people with disabilities.
Rifted Clouds -- All Three Parts
Price: Free! Words: 150,050. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2018 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / General
A true story of amazing faith. Bed bound in New York for over fifty years, Bella Cooke writes, “[This book] has been written in great pain ‒ how much, none can ever know ‒ and with much prayer that the blessing of God may go with it, and that it may prove a blessing to many.” This book has the three parts of Bella's Cooke's great work combined, and re-typeset in modern font. Not OCR.
The New Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Eating Disorders
This short book reveals my painstaking journey from food addictions, Crohn’s disease, natural weight loss and many other complications. Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? When will you become the new you? While fighting an incurable disease, I knew I had to lose weight without surgery. The psychological battle of natural weight loss is huge.
Wishing Well: Living with Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency and Chronic Illness
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 63,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Wishing Well is a personal and emotional journey through the eyes of someone living with an invisible chronic illness, explained in a way that everyone can understand. A good read for those who live with illness, family and friends, doctors and specialist alike. This book will shed light on a very real struggle. Chronic illness doesn't have to mean the beginning of the end.
A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Told with brutal honesty, astonishing wit, and a haunting vulnerability, A Few Minor Adjustments is an unforgettable memoir that will move you with its fiercely inspirational account of one woman’s incredible journey to find life-saving answers to a mysterious illness. In the end, she finds much more than a diagnosis.
The Hospital Visit: Part 2
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Another true story of a visit to hospital, this time for surgery - and the ups, downs, and absurdities involved.
The Nature of Flames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,180. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
'The Nature of Flames' is British-Pakistani Abdul Azeem Khan's account of his experience of bi polar disorder. It is a truthful, colourful and funny description of the time the author tried to fly to Morocco from England, to join his Arab bride, whilst in a state of mania, having grabbed a bagful of cash and his British passport, and leaving all else behind. It is an unlikely but true love story.
Ballerina Dreams: A Book for Children with Diabetes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries
This is the story of Zippy, a young girl who falls in love with ballet. With hard work she dances all the way to her pointes and the leading role in the performance. But soon Zippy and her family learn that she has type 1 diabetes. Will she still be able to dance in the performance? Zippy proves that she can take care of herself and still live her passion.
As Skies Became Crimson
You set the price! Words: 82,650. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
With death lingering in the life of a young college student diagnosed with cancer, a struggle for both sanity and love ensues. Though his fate inescapable, and insanity constantly on the forefront, this young man begins a daunting search for beauty in his death as he ever-presently seeks out his final sunset in life.
Inching Back To Sane: A Memoir of Mental Illness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Taken from my life experiences as an adult with a severe mental illness. This book brings new light, new information, and a kind of brutal honesty to the subject of bipolar disorder. At times tragic, but with a message of hope for those that suffer or love someone who does, this book talks about the long journey someone with a mental illness must face.