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Book: Redemption Through Forgiveness - How God Used My Mental Illness to Save Me by Lisa Slaton
ADVANCE READER REVIEWS - "...the author's courage and faith are inspiring. Just amazing!" "Now, tell me God doesn't work in mysterious ways!" Diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder and other mental illnesses, Lisa created personalities as a child to help her survive trauma and abuse. As an adult, she finally meets her alters and finds that they are Christian alters whom God will use to help [...]
 
Book: Surviving Mental Illness - My Story by Linda Naomi Katz
The Road to Recovery Written from the perspective of someone whose life has been challenged by mental illness, this book offers help, hope, and inspiration to others struggling with psychological disorders. It provides information about mental illness in general-and mood disorders in particular-valuable tips about treatment and medication, and resources and organizations dedicated to helping [...]
 
Book: Surrounded By Madness - A Memoir of Mental Illness and Family Secrets by Rachel Pruchno, Ph.D.
"What was the likelihood my adopted daughter would have my father's hazel eyes and my mother's mental illness?" In this fiercely candid memoir, Dr. Pruchno, a scientist widely acclaimed for her research on mental illness and families, shows how mental illness threatened to destroy her own family. Not once, but twice. As a child, she didn't understand her mother's episodes of crippling sadness or [...]
 
Book: Not Our Brother's Keeper - The True Adventures of an Extraordinary Man by Melker Stec
From the day Melker Stec had his head smashed against his brother's by an abusive father, he suffered from visual and auditory hallucinations. But somehow, he managed to achieve a successful career as a Georgia state employee, including as a correctional counselor and governmental analyst. Along the way, he witnessed rampant corruption. In this memoir, Stec reveals how he overcame so many [...]
 
Book: Born Outlander - A Novel by Matthew Bouvier
As the product of a trauma-bond marriage, Elijah Cattouse knew he'd have to play chess early on. With virtually no one to turn to, he goes on a journey of self-empowerment as he maneuvers through an abusively indifferent family, and an overall situation that sought to ultimately destroy his very being. In a proverbial tale of triumph, he is the phoenix rising from the ashes, coming into his own [...]
 
Book: It's Not Your Journey - Second Edition by Rebecca Ann Lombardo
Follow Rebecca Lombardo as she details two years of her twenty-five year battle with mental illness and what brought her to attempt to take her life in 2013. As she recovered from that attempt, she continued to write in the hopes that she would help purge some of the pain in her life. What she never expected was that she could help others as well. This book quite simply began as a blog and became [...]
 
Book: Peter & Lisa by Linda Naomi Katz
A children's book about two different mental illnesses, depression and mania, Peter and Lisa makes it easier for children to understand these mental conditions. It is a story about two people affected with such illness and how they got better and recovered through the proper medication and necessary support by family and friends. Charles and Linda Baron Katz's Peter and Lisa: A Mental Illness [...]
 
Book: The Boon - Thoughts of a Schizophrenic in Remission by Eugene Uttley
Accompany Eugene Uttley on a mythological "hero's journey" to another world and back again, and join him as he articulates the prize that he won there -- The Ultimate Boon. Through his struggles in coping with schizophrenia, Uttley has come to know what he wants. Now he just needs to figure out how to get it. This eclectic text includes original and appropriated prose, poetry, song, prayer... [...]
 
Book: Crazy by Linda Vigen Phillips
A compelling novel in verse about mental illness Laura is a typical fifteen-year-old growing up in the 1960s, navigating her way through classes, friendships, and even a new romance. But she's carrying around a secret: her mother is suffering from a mental illness. No one in Laura's family will talk about her mother's past hospitalizations or increasingly erratic behavior, and Laura is confused [...]
 
Book: Overcoming Anxiety - Self-Help Anxiety Relief by David Berndt, PhD
Psychologist David Berndt, Ph.D., in Overcoming Anxiety, outlines several self-help methods for relief from anxiety and worry. In clear language and a conversational style. Dr. Berndt talks with the reader like he might in a therapy session, and he shares what he has learned from his clients about how to make techniques for anxiety management more effective and helpful.. You will be able to [...]
 
Book: Reflections and Opinions of a Mental Health Professional by Henry Claude Barbot, M.D.
"Reflection and opinion of a mental health professional" is a collection of dynamic episodes that I have encountered during my 20 years working with the human mind. This literary work identified the impact of the devastation, which is inflicted to individuals suffering from mental illnesses and disorders. Sharing my insight, I have utilized poetry as the platform to discuss how mental illnesses [...]
 
Book: Nothing's Shocking by E.L. Black
Raised in Philadelphia, best friends and fraternal twins Amber and Nicole are a year away from graduating college when their lives are abruptly turned inside out because of a secret their mother is keeping. Amber, already emotionally fragile, turns destructive and sets out to destroy everything in her path. Nicole tries to save her sister, but soon her own world begins to slowly fall apart. [...]
 
Book: Altered Life by Pearlie Wood
Abigail McKenzie was a bright, popular high school student with great dreams for her future. One day, mental illness struck and those dreams came crashing down. Or did they? In this fascinating psychological novel, we learn about schizophrenia from the perspective of eighteen year old Abby. She unexpectedly finds herself afflicted with a condition that has severe social stigma and for which there [...]
 
Book: Frienemies by Janie De Coster
**A FULL STANDALONE** Natasha Jacobs is a successful young woman who works for one of Atlanta's most successful marketing firms, Emerson & Stuckey. Sloan Stevens, her best friend is an ambitious young man working his way up the corporate ladder at the same company as well. Sloan and Natasha have been best friends since third grade, and their families and friends suspect they harbor feelings for [...]
 
Book: Hopping Roller Coasters by Rachel Pappas
Rachel Pappas was an in your face mother, but loves her daughter more than life. She rolled up her sleeves when the neighborhood bully's taunting got way out of hand. She stood up to hard-nosed teachers that didn't get it something was wrong and Marina needed help. And she clapped till her palms hurt when her half Greek, half Jewish daughter took the podium at her predominantly African American [...]
 
Book: Seeing Mary by Brenda Beausoleil
On sabbatical following the death of her mother, Dr. Jane Norton receives a disturbing call from an distant friend from her hometown. Charlotte Price, her oldest and closest friend, is in trouble. According to the mutual friend, Charlotte has claimed to see the Virgin Mary. She is not believed. Indeed, the town is on the verge of full scale persecution. Against her better instincts, Norton [...]
 
Book: Someone Always Loved You by Brooke Williams
His first day on the job, ambulance driver Jay has a horrible accident. The victim of the crash is thrown into a coma and Jay keeps vigil by her side. As their lives, past and present intertwine; a story of love through time unfolds. An intricate drama including adoption, love, suspense, and plenty of questions, Someone Always Loved You is a novel that keeps the mind churning and the soul alive.
 
Book: A Life Singular - Part One by Lorraine Pestell
First in Epic 7-part Serial: Love and Loss, Celebrity and Secrets The Endless Pursuit of Love and Wisdom In essence a love story, "A Life Singular" is a seven-part contemporary fiction serial. Recipient of a WILDsound Review Award (November 2015), official selection for the New Apple Awards for Literary Fiction (October 2015) and a Shelf Unbound Notable Book of 2014 (December 2014), "A Life [...]
 
Book: Layers of Velvet - This Is My Life by Ursula Dianna
The life and troubled memoirs of a former exotic dancer, named Velvet. A candid, explicit look into the mind of one woman's ordeal from childhood through adulthood, riveted with torment and anguish. Velvet exposes battles, with her demons and the many obstacles throughout her life, leading up to her stand and the role she played, in the conviction of the police officer that raped her.
 
Book: Moving to Oregon - A Bipolar Journey by James Townsend
The book is about a young man in crisis. His life is torn apart by bipolar illness, and he must endure great hardship to get to the next stage in his life. The story is also a reflection on growing up the child of an alcoholic, and the family drama in the plot bears that out. Ultimately, strong sibling bonds and the persistence of hope carried him through. I learned from writing this book that [...]
 
Book: Guy Ridley by Richard French
A Creative Bookseller Deals With Problems that Threaten his Sanity - Guy Ridley, in his late fifties, runs a second-hand bookstore near an urban university in the American Midwest. He understands academic procedures and might have been a scholar and teacher himself, but now he walks along a parallel road that no academic would take. Devoted to Cervantes' novel Don Quixote, he writes short stories [...]
 
Book: Through The Gates by Alan Hardy
MARK TRAVELS BACK IN TIME IN SEARCH OF A BEAUTIFUL, BLACK-HAIRED WOMAN....AND GOLD BULLION....AND THE MYSTERIES OF LIFE... A time-travel novel like no other time-travel novel you've ever read! Mark discovers secret upon secret in his mysterious garden, and finds himself slowly but surely drawn back into the days of the Second World War, with its life and death struggle and sense of constant [...]
 
Book: A Life Singular - Part Two by Lorraine Pestell
Second in Epic 7-part Serial: When Two Souls Collide The Endless Pursuit of Love and Wisdom In essence a love story, "A Life Singular" is a seven-part contemporary fiction serial. Part Two takes us back to the very beginning, as our successful rock star and his children use his autobiography to ease their grief and celebrate the loss of their wife and mother. The books' themes are triumph over [...]
 
Book: The Savant of Chelsea by Suzanne Jenkins
A little girl is molested in mid-century New Orleans resulting in a lifetime of heartache and searching. Illegitimate, raised by a mentally ill mother, after she gives birth the baby is taken from her and she deteriorates mentally. Developing mysterious physical and mental symptoms, they are minimized by a rigid plan of self-care. She must not deviate from it, or the consequences are devastating. [...]
 
Book: Men@Play by Janie De Coster
Donavan Lattimore and Winston Taylor have been friends since high school. They were both popular with the ladies, staying true to the game until they each fell in love. Ten years later, with fabulous wives, neither man has managed to give up their player shoes. For Donavan, its all about the game. Winston unfortunately finds himself caught up after meeting Star Collins, a beautiful sexy feline he [...]
 
Book: Unlocking Happy by Cleopatra
With a terminal disease and a few months to live, would you consider a complete stranger as a guardian for your child? For Mandy, this is her only option. When an incident at a London therapists office brings three unlikely women together; their lives are momentarily intertwined. Unbeknownst to each other, they all hold a key to each other's past emotional wounds. Will the distraught and angry [...]
 
Book: She Breathes Infinity - Becoming a Body of Infinity by Elise R. Brion
At the age of 5, Elise R. Brion suffered major head trauma. Before the very eyes of family and friends, she was healed of the injuries she had sustained. At the age of 20, she was declared medically dead following an attempt to end her own life. Once again, she was revived and set upon the rocky path to Healing. In She Breathes Infinity, Elise bares her soul to tell of not just the physical [...]
 
Book: Her Good Girl by Elaine Stock
Sometimes digging deep frees you to bloom. Sadie Tremont's will to survive is killing her. Almost 18, she's battled one mysterious illness after another. Tara-Lynn, her mom, insists she's the only one with the ultimate cure. Sadie can't depend on her dad to help when his only interest is underground caving. Her grandmother too easily counts on God to help, but Sadie has stopped waiting for [...]
 
Book: Ginny and Me - Reflections of What God Can Do by Christine Walters
"Abuse is damaging. It comes from cycles of abusive behaviors learned and repeated through generations. Because of shame and embarrassment, many people do not speak about the cruelty they endured. In my case, most of the abuse I suffered resulted from my mother's mental illness. For my entire life, people told me to excuse my mom's abuse because she was mentally ill. However, mental illness does [...]
 
Book: Chasing the Rainbow by Susan Peterson Wisnewski
The long dark stint of widowed single parenting is about to dawn new light for Kate. Her son Tom is graduating. Thank goodness for David, her dead husband's best friend. He made the years easier along with BFF Zelda, heiress to the Smith Foundation, who always supported her. Kate thinks it might even be time to date again having her eye on Nathan Hammer, successful attorney and widowed single [...]
 
Book: Unforgiving by Adnan Ališić
His vengeance will change the world! After surviving horrific massacre, 15-year-old Meho commits ruthless murders, derailing a top-secret FBI investigation which tried to prevent the sophisticated assassination on the President of the United States. After the murders, Meho is shot multiple times and after waking up from coma, he does not remember anything. At the same time, FBI is tracking down a [...]
 
Book: The Disappeared (The New Dawn Book 1) by Valerie J Mikles
Bounty hunter and spaceship pilot Corey is desperate to escape her abusive ex-lover Ivan LaMark, but joining the crew of the honest trade vessel, Oriana, hasn't quite been the escape she hoped for. Then she stumbles upon the bounty of a lifetime one of the Disappeared. Capturing one, Corey knows she could be set for life, ensuring her escape from her former lover for good. But, naming her price [...]
 
Book: Coming Home (The Santa Monica Trilogy Book 2) by Jill Blake
Grace goes to New York to search for her father and ends up getting drawn into a frenetic life among Manhattan's uber-rich. But when her new marriage collapses in a firestorm of scandal, she flees back to California to recover. After his college girlfriend dumped him without explanation, Logan spent eight years building his career and sampling some of L.A.'s finest talent. Now that Grace is back [...]
 
Book: The Dark Lake (The Oshkosh Trilogy) by Anthea Jane Carson
Something is wrong with Jane. It's not that she still lives with her parents in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, although she's well into her thirties. It's not that she can't keep a job, stay sober, or function as an independent adult. It's something else. Something she can't quite remember. There was a party. And a car. And the lake.
 
Book: Harbored Secrets by Marie F. Martin
From the author of the popular Maternal Harbor comes Harbored Secrets (a psychological mystery in the unearthing of family secrets.) In May of 1935, Blinny Platt's homestead shack burns to the ground forever leaving her family asunder, scattering them like the embers flew on the Montana wind. She was only eight-years-old, sent away and in charge of her little sister. She could handle that because [...]
 


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