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by Andrea ChampionA lifelong search for answers takes a detour off the beaten path into the subconscious where survival collaborates with illusion. Reality is turned inside out while in Stockholm, USA. How I escaped enters a realm of mind control where the reader is invited to front row within the psyche under the effects of brainwash. Take an adventure into mysterious dimension where the spirit wrestles an elusive inner torment. Then must confront the worst fear when it unexpectedly emerges.
by Grace LaJoy HendersonIn this book, Dr. Grace LaJoy shares her life story of being deserted by her mother, living in foster care, and ending up in a gifted and talented class while still in foster care. She recalls her life story before, during and after foster care. Her turbulent life experiences reveal how she became strong and began to encourage, inspire and empower others through her gift of writing. Finally, she offers words of inspiration, encouragement, and empowerment to both children and parents. Chi... more
by Grace LaJoy HendersonAfter reuniting with her mother after 49 years, Grace LaJoy toils with an array of thoughts and feelings. She reveals them all in Diary of Emotions. Book 4 of 4 in the Finding Mother Series. Questions inspiring mental health discussion and Questions Teachers Can Ask are included in the back of the book.
by Grace LaJoy Henderson
After a very emotional reunion, Grace LaJoy has two concerns to address with her long-lost mother. What are her concerns? Does she get the answers she needs from her mother? Find out in After the Reunion. Book 3 of 4 in the Finding Mother Series. Questions inspiring mental health discussion and Questions Teachers Can Ask are included in the back of the book.
by Grace LaJoy HendersonWhat happens when Grace LaJoy and her siblings come face-to-face with their estranged mother after 49 years? How does she receive them? Find out in Reuniting with Mother. Book 2 of 4 in the Finding Mother Series. Questions inspiring mental health discussion and Questions Teachers Can Ask are included in the back of the book.
by Ahmad SantosThe life of a child and how he translated the difficult world around him. His traumas and altered events grace the pages of this book in an eloquent and symbiotic dance of hurt and hope. This story illustrates the obstacles and adversity that he endured, alongside his siblings and mother, during one of the hardest times of their lives. While his truths and experiences are sometimes almost impossible to believe, they are as they happened and as he experienced them. Even with all of the ill-fated ... more
by Howie CohenHis famous Alka Seltzer TV commercials had the whole world saying, “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing” and “Try it, you’ll like it.” In this fun, fast-paced, and often hilarious memoir, Howie Cohen gives us a front row seat to those amazing revolutionary times: how pot and the pill opened the doors (and everything else) to sexual and creative freedom; the creative takeover by mensch-y Jewish copywriters and macho Italian art directors; the disruption of ad campaigns like “the dumb shoe... more
by Grace LaJoy Henderson
Grace LaJoy’s determination pays off when she finally finds her mother who abandoned her at age two. Discover the specific details about her intriguing journey in Finding Mother After Five Decades: A Story of Hope. Book 1 of 4 in the Finding Mother Series. Questions inspiring mental health discussion and Questions Teachers Can Ask are included in the back of the book.
by James RhoadsWho Can I Turn to Now, tells the story of my life. I was a troubled child. I was raised by loving alcoholic parents. I was sent to Sunday School where I learned the books of the Bible, but I still always got into trouble. I was sent to live with my grandparents on a farm where I finished High School on the Deans Honor Roll of Scholastic Students. I joined the air force and started drinking. I soon became an alcoholic like my parents. I got married and had two children an this marriage ended afte... more
by Sue Harper“A non-prescriptive walk-with-me guidebook to the often bumpy ride that is life’s much misunderstood third act.” Moira Dann Editor of bestselling Facts&Arguments: Selected Essays from the Globe and Mail (Penguin) What happens • when the sugar-rush of retirement crashes, when the “I can do anything” turns to “Oh, oh, what now?” • when the psychological challenges that come with retirement overwhelm? • when the courage to face the next act fails? Walk with Sue Harper through the streets... more
by Van ChesnuttPush the Red Button is travel from a quirky, not middle-of-the-road perspective. A humorous travel journal, its purpose is to bring a smile to your face and possibly a laugh or two. Whether it's hiking in Zion Canyon, learning about the peculiarities of Peter the Great or Richard the Lionheart, traveling by train in Italy or experiencing lemoncello for the first time, this book describes the little things that make traveling an adventure.
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by Dr. S.M. GhazanfarThis is the story of an individual, who overcomes almost insurmountable odds, recovers and succeeds. His father, having four daughters, won the demographic lottery: the son was born. When just under 4 years old, his father was murdered by a man who then becomes his step-father. That’s when the orphaned son’s survival struggles—his odyssey—begin. Traumatized and scared, he suffered regular abuse, as did the family. Abandoned at age 10, survival struggles intensify. Foster-homes enabled him to fi... more
by Captain Peter SkogIt was a hot fine day in the middle of November 2003 in the very upper part of the mighty Amazon River in Iquitos Peru where I ended up living for 15 years, when I started to write on this autobiography, realizing that my life at sea had been extremely special in every aspect ever since I started at sea 1963 as a barely 16-year young teenager facing some weird events that would shape me for the rest of my future life at sea, and I was longing to see the real world before I die. Though I was not ... more
by Janis AhlenbergThis is a beautifully written and compelling autobiography, about the emotional complexities of individuals in families, how every child in a family has different parents. When Janis Ahlenberg is twelve, a turn of family events leads to Janis being prematurely pressed out into the world. Many years later—as a mature professional woman who is undergoing the painful dislocation of divorce after having been a wife for thirty years, and a mother—she returns to this family of origin to find that flor... more
by Author Danette / Danette KingThis is a story about a little girl by the name of Lunye' Williams. Lunye' suffered physical, mental and sexual abuse by the hands of her own mother and other family members from the time she was a child until she became a teenager. Read how long you will survive the blistering whelps and the blood-filled bruises received from her mother at the age of five till 13 in her seven chapter book from her seven book series as it unfolds. Each book will allow her readers to chime in on how she endured a... more