Books tagged: midlife

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The Last Mask
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
When Norm, a Boston businessman on a trip to Tokyo, gets into a random bar conversation with a stranger, all he expects to get out of it are some tips on Japanese etiquette. Instead, he ends up questioning everything he thought he knew about himself ­­-- and about what it means to be happy.
The Duchess, The Knight and the Leprechaun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A widow in her middle years, Anna Thornberg has recovered from the loss of her long-time husband Robert, a caring and cheerful Irishman who harbored a secret dark side. Anna’s best friend, Reenie, decides that Anna needs a man in her life .
Beneath a Wild Sky - Forest Cat and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Need a good shiver, a quick laugh, or a pull on the heartstrings? The eighteen thought-provoking short stories in this collection are sure to provide, featuring stories about people you may think you know, and places you may think you’ve been. Meet FBI agents and devious killers, good mothers and bad wives, in a forest or on a lake, in spring rain or summer sun, all Beneath a Wild Sky.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.
Help! I Am Surrounded By Bitches: The Swamp Goddess Guide To Friendship Frenzy Amid Menopausal Mayhem And Aging Angst
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Are you increasingly annoyed with friends? Have several friendships unraveled? Do relationships feel strained? It’s friendship frenzy, a by-product of menopausal mayhem and aging angst. This double milestone is an ideal time to release expired friendships and create quality ones. Learn how to keep the friends you want, let go of those you don’t, and know the difference.
My 40s Unfiltered: Women Get Real about the Good, the Bad and the Unexpected
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Have you ever wondered what women have to say about their lives--without the media filter? Grab this short collection of candid women sharing their thoughts about the good, the bad and the unexpected when it comes to their forties.
The Mythical Origins of Forty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Useful as a birthday gift for people becoming forty, this is an illustrated, fanciful account of the ancient Department of Phonemics' effort to define that prominent mid-point of life. It is 6 pages in length and concludes with "Happy Fortieth Birthday."
In Celebration of Elastic Waistbands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In a style reminiscent of Erma Bombeck, Atwood shares stories of imperfection, laughs at moments of insanity, and celebrates the enlightenment that comes with these moments. This book celebrates the fact that we are complex people who have better things to think about than a number on a tape measure. After all, chubby is temporary, but laughter echoes forever.
Life Continues: Facing the Challenges of MS, Menopause & Midlife with Hope, Courage & Humor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When multiple sclerosis turns everyday into a scary roller coaster ride, Ambrosio uses laughter to deal with the uncertainty of what lies ahead. Quirky short chapters tell much about the author's uncanny ability to focus on what she can do instead of dwelling on the mounting cannots.
Zen & the Art of the Midlife Crisis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Wrestling a sub-prime mortgage in the panic of 2008, a job to fix a toilet provides the opportunity to renovate a life. The loss of parents and two homes, a marriage ending and a business closure create a perfect storm of crisis for the author, forcing a review of his past to find solutions to live a more authentic future.