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Everything that we hear surrounding motherhood portrays a beautiful, nurturing, and a powerful bond that cannot be broken by any human being, or length of time. Nonetheless, this idealism is not the case for all mothers.
From her earliest memories at four years old, Callie Flinn began to notice that her mother differed greatly from the others around her.
Callie’s school friends had mums who were kind, warm, and selfless in nature, whereas Callie’s mother, Donna Flinn, was only able to mimic this behaviour in public. In private, Donna’s true and sinister identity would regularly emerge. Instead of providing care and an abundance of love for her daughter, Donna began to carry out wilful acts of spite, which included using violence, severe neglect, and intolerance towards her preschool child. Callie is parentified; she is used by her own mother and heavily burdened by Donna’s erratic and volatile emotional outbursts. Callie is unable to process the world around her and therefore, she begins to feel unsafe on a daily basis; Callie lives, day to day; in flight mode. She does not receive comfort from her mother; however, the expectation is for her, a small child, to provide this for Donna. Slowly, Callie begins to hear the same message repeated loud and clear, that her feelings do not matter and that she is to put the needs of everyone else around her first.
The situation would only become worst for Callie, as her mother and father split and Donna begins a new relationship with Allan.

Where Were the Adults, When you cannot trust your own parents who can you trust, Tiffany Ciara, Parenting & Relationships, family relationships, child abuse, biography, child and family issues, Child-Related Family Issues, social issues, non fiction, family lifestyle, motherhood, emotional issues

Must Read Books | Transitions: 10 | Date: 2018-07-24

A wonderful read for anyone that is starting their journey and wishes to reach for the stars or anyone that wishes to celebrate their own.
 
After performing on The Julie Andrews Hour and the television series Switch, James made his Broadway debut in A Chorus Line.
He went on to dance extensively throughout the US and around the world in several ballet companies gathering years of backstage anecdotes.
 
Based on his extensive career in the performing arts, Journey Through The Stars is a series of star-studded vignettes expressed through his biting prose and wicked sense of humor. Inside the book you will find fascinating stories about many great film, television and Broadway stars.
 
"Read the whole thing in one sitting. Didn't want to put it down! Interesting and fun to read. A great inside look at Broadway and Ballet ...there wasn't a boring page in it. Great Stories and laughs tool"
O.Leary - Actress, Lyricist - Manhattan
"Pulled me in like a Tractor Beam. Read it twice. Burst out laughing more than once."
Anthony Passero - Real Estate Sales Person - Manhattan

Journey Through The Stars, A Collection Of Star-Studded Vignettes, James Beaumont, film stars, TV stars, television stars, Broadway stars, entertainment, Broadway and Ballet, entertaining, funny, humorous, biography, autobiography, memoirs, A Chorus Line, celebrities, Greatest Broadway Stars, US, United States

Must Read Books | Transitions: 16 | Date: 2018-06-29

This inconceivably outrageous, semi-autobiographical novel, will curl your toes and turn you slack jawed at the audacity and ruthlessness of one man and his team of shameless phones pirates.
Doctors, dentists, lawyers, captains of industry, all fell foul to their high-octane spiel.
Cajoling, convincing, and bullying their clients into sending huge sums of money for worthless shares, these bandits enjoyed lifestyles of fine wine, fast women, faster cars, and whatever else they damn well wanted.
John Robson was possibly the most dangerous of them all.
In this eye-opening, no holds barred, roller-coaster of a ride through the seedier side of life in Barcelona, to the paradise islands of the Philippines, the author recounts loose versions of events that led to his eventual capture, conviction, and six year sentence in an American federal prison.

Phone Pirate, A Cautionary Tale, Vadim Viktorov, autobiographical novel, autobiography books, autobiography books you should read, Popular Semi Autobiographical Books, mystery and suspense, thrilling, entertaining, thriller and suspense, crime and suspense, crime novels, bullying, phone pirates

Non-fiction | Transitions: 14 | Date: 2018-06-20

"This is a book that everyone must read, the book is a true life story. Thanks Ade for the information giving to all women thorough this book for both Spiritual and Moral growth." amazon.com
 
Ade is a versatile woman, having worked as a model, actress (TV and Radio),home video producer and script writer. However, the one thing she has never imagined was that she would write a faith based book. The Bible is on point in 1 Corinthians 2:9 that "Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which GOD has prepared for those who love Him". GOD truly works in mysterious ways. This book explores the effect of contraceptive implant on a modern day woman. It is also a testament that even in the worst circumstances, their is the possibility of joy.

LISTEN WHEN THE BODY IS SPEAKING, ADE AKINNADEJU, spiritual, motivational, inspiring, inspirational, inspiring books for women, inspirational books for women, informative, motivational books for women 2018, empowering women, memoir, true story, biography, autobiography, mind, body and spirit

Non-fiction | Transitions: 27 | Date: 2018-05-06

"A sad story of a child with no love and feeling no hope." amazon.com
"I was very touched and inspired by this book." amazon.com
 
Through My Eyes is the emotional journey of a boy who survived horrifying abuse in his childhood and his long road to recovery and defining himself separately from his circumstances. He recounts the terrible physical, mental, and emotional trauma he suffered at the hands of those he trusted and the long-lasting damage inflicted by the unwillingness or inability of his mother to stop the abuse from happening. He details the excruciating process of learning to trust and love after years of abuse and how he was able to overcome his experiences for the sake of his mental health.

Through My Eyes, Child Abuse, Children's abuse stories, child abuse short stories, child abuse and violence, Biographies & Memoirs, emotional short story novel , physical abuse, emotional short story

Non-fiction | Transitions: 22 | Date: 2018-05-06

When Chris DeeRoy, a young computer programmer, took his next job at a technology firm, he had no idea what he was letting himself in for. He soon finds himself swimming upstream against the raging current of a modern-day corporation, its structure and politics, just to survive.
 
On one side he has a power man manager to deal with, and on the other a maleficent colleague trying to make things as hard as possible. One day he overhears them discussing killing him, and he knows his battle is just about to begin...
 
Guided by his faith and personal strength, he tries to navigate his way through the dangerous situation. Will he find the right opportunity to get out of that toxic environment before its too late? That remains to be seen

The COURAGEOUS, nonfiction, technology, biographies and memoirs, computer programmer, young boy, mysterious, thrilling, entertaining, motivational, inspirational, best sellers, most popular reads

Non-fiction | Transitions: 26 | Date: 2018-05-06

Stephen Michael White, murdered during the Anti-US Beef Riots of 2008 in South Korea, has been memorialized in this text. Born 1993 in Clyde North Carolina, this young Mountaineer grew up on ASU's campus in Boone. This first book in the Sparkling Promises series presents the life of 'Mike' up to his suspicious drowning in a South Korean sauna. The police investigation and court case are presented in the second book, while the third exposes the underworld of ESL in South Korea.
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Non-fiction | Transitions: 25 | Date: 2018-05-05

A Good Man is Hard to Find and Even Romeo Himself Isn't Easy to Keep
 
Prepare Yourself...It Just Got Real...
 
A twisted night leads Kayla into a hot and steamy love affair with the man of her dreams. Her intuition tells her something is wrong about this romantic encounter, but she is captivated by lust. Suddenly, his antics become questionable and her minor concerns turn into an obsession of searching for truths.
 
The lies and deceit plague not only her life, but her friends and family as well. Based on some true events.

Partially Broken Never Destroyed, contemporary fiction, women’s fiction, family saga, entertaining, page turner, realistic and must read novel, most popular saga books, popular saga novels, page turning novells

Non-fiction | Transitions: 19 | Date: 2018-05-05

Journey through the life and accomplishments of the 16th president of the United States of America.
 
Discover everything from the birth of Lincoln, his rise to presidency, to his assassination.

US PRESIDENTS; White House Life and Beyond - Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, Life Before the Presidency, Facts about Abraham Lincoln, Journey through the life of Abraham Lincoln, US history, Best Books about Abraham Lincoln

Non-fiction | Transitions: 25 | Date: 2018-05-05

Inspired by true events
A face without a name is intangible, as is a name without a face...
 
My freedom was taken away from me when my family was discovered by a man—a slave trader—with a personal vendetta. After watching my family tortured before my eyes, me and my baby sister were sold into slavery in Virginia where we learned first-hand everything our parents worked so hard to conceal us from.
 
But I didn't want my baby sister to breathe the sins of this world, so I did what I thought was best. I took her life.

Rooks of the Raven, Franklin Neal, Best Books Based On A True Story, popular true story books, novels based on true stories, books and novels based on true stories, Popular African American novels, African American novels 2017, literature and fiction, women’s fiction, novels based on true stories you should read

Non-fiction | Transitions: 29 | Date: 2018-05-05

My Conception
True story
 
My grandmother sent my mother to buy a stick of butter. On her way some young boys were standing around, and one boy said I like you and started walking down the road. After that she returned home with the butter and in nine months I was born. Back in the 40’s & 50’s, young girls had sex with a boy over and over without using condom and in nine months a baby is born. During that time, mothers’ were too young to take care of the baby and the family had to raise the baby, and this is the same thing that happened to my mother; she had two daughters before she got married. The same things are going on today with young people, and so many babies are in Foster homes. I learned we don’t know how we came into this world, but I thank God I am here. What a blessing to feel so special; I thank God, my mother and that young black man who is my father. My mother had a second child by the same young man. What happen and the reason she was born into this world? I guess to have a play mate. I know my Mother and Father loved me and my sister. Years later my mother got married and had many other children. As time passed I had 7 brothers and one more sister. I know my real mother loved us both, and I know God loves us all.
 
This is the story of a young black girl who grew up in Savannah, Georgia at the time of segregation. She moved to California to make a better life for herself. She talks about her battle with cancer, abuse and her love for the Lord. Frances is eighty-one years young and loving it.

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Non-fiction | Transitions: 21 | Date: 2018-05-05

Europe is doomed!
 
The old-fashioned-controlled-media is covering up a massive, cataclysmic travesty - the so-called “refugee crisis” in Europe. The fairytale is that millions of innocent peace-loving families are fleeing war and death. Nothing could be further from the truth.
 
And the truth is nothing short of savage. It’s all here, from crimes to cover-ups, from media spins to actual events, from horrific diseases to restricted info. Just facts. Eyewitness accounts. And links to the sources so you can see it, hear it, or read it for yourself. A look at each of the 51 countries and independent states that make up Europe today, full of hair-raising unthinkable acts.

Hasta la Vista Europe, politics, emigration, immigration, travel to Europe, refugee crisis Europe, European migrant crisis, secret EU plans, key facts, truths about Europe's migrant crisis,

Non-fiction | Transitions: 22 | Date: 2018-05-05

A Story is a Promise & The Spirit of Storytelling offers new writers a way to study and understand how popular novels, movies, and plays become successful.
 
A Story is a Promise offers a clear, concise look into the mechanics of how to tell a story and how a story engages and rewards the attention of an audience. Examples are used from popular books, movies, and plays, including a breakdown of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, The Usual Suspects, and The Lovely Bones. Deep Characterization explores what can happen when an authors creates characters who are an extension of the author's issues in life.

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Non-fiction | Transitions: 25 | Date: 2018-05-05

A naIve, young woman from a small village on the outskirts of South Africa, is lured away from home by an unscrupulous Doctor. Dunlap becomes obsessed with the girls unusual body structure and is intent on possessing her. His intentions become nefarious after his absurd exploitation becomes known.
 
Based on the unbelievable true story.

The Strange Fruits of Sarah Bartman, contemporary fiction, Best Contemporary Fiction, South Africa, Popular Biography True Story Books, amazing, thrilling true story books, books based on a true story

Non-fiction | Transitions: 27 | Date: 2018-05-05

What happens when life throws you an unexpected curve ball that leaves you in a state of unconsciousness? In most cases, these challenges feel like near death experiences. Shawnte Mckinnon knows all too well about feeling as though death has knocked at the door, so much so, combing her hair was the least of her worries. Although experiencing a painful past, personal tragedy, and being misunderstood, Shawnte survived what threaten to take her mind. Walk with her as she takes you through a journey of lost and finding, loving and losing, but most of all overcoming.
 
This book will show you there’s nothing too hard for God. While death may be at your door, there is much more life after death. There is a purpose for your pain.

amazon, ebook, kindle, God, future, women, depression, pain, dissapointment, life after death, Biographies, Memoirs

Book Deals | Transitions: 26 | Date: 2018-05-05

All My Love,Detrick is the story of a forbidden love that thrusts two families, one German,one Jewish, into a spider web of danger during the terrifying years of the Third Reich.
 
Detrick was born with every quality that would ensure his destiny as a leader of Adolph Hitler's coveted Aryan race. But on his 7th birthday, an unexpected event changed the course of his destiny forever. As the Nazis rose to power, Detrick was swept into a world filled with secrets, enemies, betrayals, and alliances.. But even in the midst of darkness, Detrick would find a single flicker of light. He would discover the greatest gift of all, the gift of everlasting love.

Holocaust, historical, survival, novel, Adolph Hitler, cultural, German, world literature, fiction, life, terror, romance, love, Nazi Germany,

Best Selling Books | Transitions: 28 | Date: 2018-05-05