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Nobody Can Tell Me What to Believe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
A guide for people dealing with spirituality and the God thing in 12-Step Recovery. Includes stories told by 12-Step members, as well as examples, exercises, and ideas about how to create a spirituality that works with the Twelve Steps, whether or not God is included in that spirituality.
How to Stay Sober When You'd Rather Be Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Sybil struggles to stay sober via 12-step meetings full of trite slogans and overly friendly recovering alcoholics who are the last people she’d ever choose to be around. Using toys and dolls to depict the despair of addiction and journey into recovery, this irreverent, secular photo-journal shows anyone can recover if they don’t take themselves too seriously.
Stormy Arrival
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family
Anwyn wanted to celebrate finally getting crutches. But her private celebration arrived at a time of crisis. The Tourmaline Dreams was overdue during an unseasonal storm. It's dramatic arrival revealed secrets that Anwyn hadn't suspected about her family. Stormy Arrival is a sweet childhood story exploring just what family and acceptance really means, set in the matriarchal world of Muirin.
Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Bruce is a story about a man who has had a troubled life. He became an alcoholic and an abuser. He eventually gets a DUI and ends up in prison, where he turns his life around. He becomes successful and the entire story is him sharing his life at an AA meeting.
In Sickness and in Mental Health: Living with and Loving Someone with Mental Illness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,160. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders
"In Sickness and in Mental Health" is a personal journey through the madness of living with mental illness and the uncommon discovery to the road back to health. Author Diane Mintz shares her terrifying experience with bipolar disorder and how a symptom of the disorder itself, coupled with various addictions, impeded her recovery for a decade. www.dianemintzauthor.com
Everything I Never Wanted to Be
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Everything I Never Wanted to Be is the true story of a family's battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. Any story filled with alcoholics and drug addicts includes a number of horrific events, but in the end, this is an uplifting story that can change behavior and save lives--and make you laugh along the way. "Raw and funny." -- Joel Stein, Time Magazine "Like a maelstrom." -- ForeWord Review
Over Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Over the past decade, more than two million Americans veterans have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. For many, the physical and mental wounds suffered there have a shadowy half-life when these soldiers attempt to return home. "Over Here" is a series of narrative poems telling some of those stories, raising the question whether it's their war or our peace that is making healing so difficult.
Brain Damaged “Their Stories, My Journey”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,080. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Speech-Language Pathologist Lydia Winslow writes a candid account of her lifelong career as a speech-language pathologist. In her heartfelt memoir, she provides insight into her professional and personal life and the important role of caretaker that she’s played in patient recovery and esteem, including the daily experiences, challenges, and triumphs of SLPs, and the patients whom they treat.
Seasons of the Heart - Winter
Series: Novella's and Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Inspirational
These four stories reveal to us the four stages of ‘LOVE’ throughout a year in the lives of four very different couples and their experience of love at a certain stage in life. Winter takes us to the time couples all dread - who will leave first on their final journey across the veil.
Marathonology - Facing Life, And Finding Your Rhythm
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 44,770. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Marathonology is the text book of an 12 step based christian recovery program. It´s being used in different parts of Scandinavia and is spreading to other parts of the world. The books introduces the 12 steps in the light of biblical principles. It is an easy to read book with storytelling, exercises and testimonies of people who have benefitted from this process.