Books tagged: schizophrenia

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The First Wife: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Meliva Maric received little fan fare or recognition as Albert Einstein's first wife during her lifetime. Although she was known, it was not until the release of the couple's love letters following Einstein's death that the world began to stand up and take notice. This is a fictionalized account of Mileva and her life.
Bittersweet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,860. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Life wouldn't be so bad for seventeen-year-old Phaedra Thorne if schizophrenia and psychokinesis didn't run in the family. With her supernaturally insane mother locked away in the attic and Phae left to take care of her six-year-old sister, things couldn't get any worse, right? Tell that to her estranged, older brother who decides to return home with an incubus for a cure.
Voices
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1100AD a monk named Henri hears voices telling him he is Saint Martin of Tours. Today we would recognize it as an illness called schizophrenia. Knowing his behavior will be a costly embarassement to church and King,a unique solution is found.Thus begins a journey through the inland waterways on a ship of fools at the dawn of medicine and psychiatry.
Losing Addison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Losing Addison was delivered fully formed into the author's mind in the guise of a nightmare. He wrote every day for the next fifteen days to complete the 15,000-word novella. It is unedited, except for typography. Now you can live the nightmare!
Her Apparitions & Other Human Longings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
LISA FURTADO’S Fatima is a young American girl of the 1980’s. She comes ‘of age’ in the disenfranchised era after the “Flower Power” movement, as the daughter of a proud American military leader. Her father’s frequent absences, and strict, intolerant manner, drive Fatima, (and her mother) into different quests that take them from the mainstream of the American idealized family.
The Silhouetted Leaves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,100. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jack and Jamie must find out the roots of Jamie's visions before they go too far. Already resulting in psychotic behavior they only have a short amount of time. Jack's own episodes begin to unfold while he tries to help his best friend, and ex-wife, in a twisted story related only by the silhouetted leaves.
Saint Jude
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Taylor is going crazy. At least, she thinks so when her mother places her in Saint Jude, a group home for teens with mental illnesses. This novel, "Saint Jude," was listed in "The Big Book of Teen Reading Lists: 100 Great, Ready-to-Use Book Lists for Educators, Libra
Blight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Floyd Cervenka has issues. He's lost his health insurance, he's hallucinating, and the bank wants to foreclose on his home. To make matters worse, he's finding and dreaming about severed body parts, and limbless ghosts are haunting him.
Little Box of Horror
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Award-winning author Melissa Yuan-Innes gathers three of her most disquieting tales, "Skin Song," "The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls," and "Mrs. Marigold's House" for your reading (dis)pleasure. From a medical student rightfully afraid of dissecting a cadaver to sadistic nuns and vampire schoolgirls, come in and open this little box of horror.
How to Say Goodbye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A healing 9-11 memoir, "How to Say Goodbye" by Chandra Jayne Copyright 2007, relates terrorism to family violence. For most people, 9-11 was purely tragic, but for one woman, 9-11 was a catalyst to healing suppressed grief from childhood violence and reuniting with a mentally ill father that she feared. Treatment for suppressed grief has skyrocketed since 9-11. It's time to heal America's Soul.