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Trespassers

by Andrea Miles She Writes Press (October 27, 2014)

Years after suffering sexual and verbal abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Melanie is still haunted by her past. Her husband, Julius¬-a cop, and thus experienced in dealing with crime and punishment-struggles...


The Language of Silence

by Peggy Webb Gallery Books (September 09, 2014)

Following in the footsteps of her tiger-taming grandmother, a woman flees her abusive husband to join the circus in this masterful, heartfelt work of women’s fiction.

Peggy Webb won raves for her debut novel,...


The Coconut Latitudes: Secrets, Storms, and Survival in the Caribbean

by Rita M. Gardner She Writes Press (September 16, 2014)

A father makes the fateful decision to leave a successful career in the US behind and move to an isolated beach in the Dominican Republic. He plants ten thousand coconut seedlings, transplants his wife and two...


Power and Control in Relationships

by Mary Rose Vase Publishing (June 12, 2014)

Power is embedded in our society and makes its way into relationships through control. Hidden in everyday interactions, control is one of the major contributors to disagreements, arguments and conflicts in interpersonal...


Letting Go into Perfect Love: Discovering the Extraordinary after Abuse

by Gwendolyn M Plano She Writes Press (June 03, 2014)

As a college administrator, Gwen Plano lived her professional life in a highly visible and accountable space-but as wife and mother, after hours and behind closed doors, she experienced the daily terror of domestic...


The Great God Pan

by Amy Herzog Theatre Communications Group (March 31, 2014)

The newest play by “one of the brightest new talents in the theater” (The New York Times).


SistahFaith

by Marilynn Griffith Howard Books (February 02, 2010)

Ashamed No More

Every woman needs a safe place to bleed...a quiet place to scream, and friends to dress her wounds. She needs the support of sistahs who won't cringe at the honest truth, who are willing to...


Exploiting Childhood: How Fast Food, Material Obsession and Porn Culture are Creating New Forms of Child Abuse

by Jim Wild, Stephen D. Brookfield, Stephen Haff & Susie Orbach et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 19, 2013)

Childhood today is big business. It is impossible for any child growing up to avoid intense marketing and research shows that these commercial pressures affect children's health and wellbeing. Featuring high...


Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard

by Liz Murray Hachette Books (September 07, 2010)

In the vein of The Glass Castle, Breaking Night is the stunning memoir of a young woman who at age fifteen was living on the streets, and who eventually made it into Harvard.

Liz Murray was born to loving but...


These Are Our Stories: Women's Stories of Abuse and Survival

by Jan Rosenberg Hamilton Books (March 06, 2007)

These Are Our Stories is a collection of women's stories, thoughts, and poems about the domestic abuse they have experienced throughout their lives. Transcribed directly from Jan Rosenberg's interviews with...


Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability: Stopping Insult and Injury

by Sally Robinson & Hilary Brown Jessica Kingsley Publishers (June 28, 2013)

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability aims to throw light into the traumatic experiences faced by people with intellectual disability living in disability accommodation...


Supporting Women after Domestic Violence: Loss, Trauma and Recovery

by Hilary Abrahams & Cathy Humphreys Jessica Kingsley Publishers (March 27, 2007)

This book offers advice on how to enable women who have experienced domestic violence to embark on a journey of recovery. The book draws on theory, original research and the personal experiences of women who...


A Brother's Journey: Surviving a Childhood of Abuse

by Richard B. Pelzer Grand Central Publishing (January 01, 2005)

Mom has no one like David around to beat on anymore. I am more afraid of her than ever...I get in more trouble for anything I do or say. Now I find that I'm always in trouble and I don't know why. Now that David...


Mothers Who Can't Love

by Susan Forward & Donna Frazier Glynn Harper (October 01, 2013)

With Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing Guide for Daughters, Susan Forward, Ph.D., author of the smash #1 bestseller Toxic Parents, offers a powerful look at the devastating impact unloving mothers have on their...


To Know A Fallen Angel: Understanding the Mind of a Sexual Predator

by Bernard Amador eBookIt.com (March 19, 2013)

To Know A Fallen Angel is a coming of age story about a boy who tries not to become a sexual predator. Based on a true story, it is serious yet inspirational. The main theme is the ability to triumph over the...


How to Protect Your Children Online: Internet Safety Tips for Kids

by Madison Jd Owen eBookIt.com (January 01, 2013)

Is your kids in danger of being lured by a stranger on the internet? Every year the percentage of child victims from this epidemic continues to grow and majority of them are below 16.

Is your kids in danger of...


Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition)

by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis William Morrow Paperbacks (December 04, 2012)

There's nothing as wonderful as starting to heal, waking up in the morning and knowing that nobody can hurt you if you don't let them.

Beginning to Heal offers hope and guidance for all survivors starting the...


Brave Little Panda

by Asians Against Violence of Asian Alliance for Health, Inc. Asian Alliance for Health (February 21, 2013)

Little Panda likes to have play-dates with Cousin Panda. One evening, Cousin Panda does something bad and warns Little Panda not to tell anyone. Follow the story and find out how Little Panda became the Brave...


A Dark Secret: Part 3 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Part 3 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


A Dark Secret

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon...


A Dark Secret: Part 2 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 25, 2019)

Part 2 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


A Dark Secret: Part 1 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 18, 2019)

Part 1 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


The Forgotten Child: The powerful true story of a boy abandoned as a baby and left to die

by Richard Gallear HarperElement (March 21, 2019)

Based on a true story, The Forgotten Child is a heart-breaking memoir of an abandoned newborn baby left to die, his tempestuous upbringing, and how he came through the other side.

It’s a freezing winter’s...


The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Older Adults

by Julie Friesen & Wendy Meek Good Books (August 22, 2017)

Exploring Restorative Justice Practices as a Compelling Response to the Challenges of an Aging Population

As our global population ages, conflicts and difficult conversations emerge. How will older adults decide...


Protecting Your Child from Sexual Abuse

by Cynthia Calkins & Elizabeth Jeglic Skyhorse (February 13, 2018)

A guide that empowers and equips us with the right knowledge and concrete strategies to curb sexual violence on our children.

Sexual violence against our children is a real and everyday danger. Protecting...


The Rape of Childhood

by Salman Akhtar, Christie Huddleston, Gordon Caras & Calvin Colarusso et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

The Rape of Childhood: Development, Clinical, and Sociocultural Aspects of Childhood Sexual Abuse details the dark realm of childhood sexual abuse. While lived experience, memory, subjectivity, and affect cannot...


Where the Blood Mixes

Governor General's Award for Drama 2009

by Kevin Loring Talonbooks (July 19, 2012)

Irreverently funny and brutally honest Governor General's Award-winning play about loss and redemption. Cast of 2 women and 4 men.


Tears of the Silenced

by Misty Griffin Mango (September 15, 2018)

Misty Griffin's story ? Surviving child abuse, parental betrayal, sexual assault, and Amish cruelty

A true crime memoir: When Misty was six years old her family started to live and dress like the Amish. Misty...


Buried Saints

by Brin Miller She Writes Press (April 16, 2019)

One terrible night in 2011, Brin Miller’s life is upended when she learns that her teenage stepson has been sexually abusing her two daughters. Once this secret is discovered, Brin’s marriage, already crumbling...


I'm Saying No!

by Beverly Engel She Writes Press (April 02, 2019)

In spite of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, many women are still afraid to say no to unwanted sexual advances and reluctant to report sexual violations. Far too many college students are being raped and are...


Out of the Bronx

by Irene Sardanis She Writes Press (May 14, 2019)

• According to the 2000 U.S. Census, 1,153,295 people of Greek heritage and 7,663 people of Cypriot heritage live and work in the United States. • The US Immigrant Population hit a record 43.7 million in...


Molly III

by Rosemarie Smith Grosvenor House Publishing (July 10, 2018)

Rosemarie Smith has written her autobiography in three parts; Little Molly, Molly II: Am I who I should be? and Molly III: The Untold Story.Having suffered, child abuse she reached a point where she had totally...


Understanding Domestic Violence

by Rafael Art. Javier & William G. Herron Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 20, 2018)

Understanding Domestic Violence not only highlights and reexamines the different challenges that we continue to face in effectively addressing issues of domestic violence but provides innovated approaches to...


Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children

by Teresa Gil Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 06, 2018)

Stories of mothers who survived sexual abuse as children reveal the struggles, challenges, and triumphs of this special group of women.

Unraveling the veil of silence and capturing the experiences of mothers...


Fighting Back

by Kayla Harrison, Cynthia S. Kaplan & Blaise Aguirre The Guilford Press (April 11, 2018)

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison has always been a fighter--yet as a young teen, no one knew she was also a victim. Combining Kayla's powerful story of sexual abuse by her judo coach with science-based...


Emotional Blackmail

by Susan Forward & Donna Frazier Harper Perennial (April 09, 2019)

A practical guide to better communication that will break the blackmail cycle for good, by one of the nation's leading therapists, Susan Forward.

"If you really loved me..."

"After all I've done for you..."

"How...


Sharp

by David Fitzpatrick William Morrow (August 21, 2012)

David Fitzpatrick’s Sharp is an extraordinary memoir—a fascinating, disturbing look into the mind of a man who, in his early 20s, began cutting himself due to a severe mental illness. A beautifully written...


My Life My Story

by Iris Edith Madden Grosvenor House Publishing (May 09, 2018)

"Taken into care at two years old along with three of her siblings Iris lived in an immaculate, safe, caring family home for over seven years. Iris and her siblings were then returned to live with the birth...


Camp Paradox

by Barbara Graham SheBooks (March 25, 2014)

This haunting yet wry coming-of-age memoir set at an all-girls summer camp fast-forwards decades into the future as Barbara Graham grapples with the knowledge that the “love affair” she believed she’d...


Patchwork

by Mary Jo Doig She Writes Press (October 23, 2018)

A wife and mother of a grown son and two teen daughters, a woman enjoying her career and life, Mary Jo Doig wants nothing more from life than to live out her days embraced by the deep roots of family, friends,...


Trumping The Rape Culture and Sexual Assault

by Alexandra Allred The Next Chapter Publishing (January 16, 2018)

In October 2017, The New York Times ran an article about sexual abuse in Hollywood and just a few short weeks later, the legacy, career and name of director Harvey Weinstein were in ruins. For many, it was a...


Faces of Hope

by Mi'kea Barnes & Katrina Breier Voma Publications (January 16, 2018)

Hope is a beautiful, educated ebony from Houston, Texas. She shows up without invitation and is unfazed by the opinion of those around her.

Hope doesn't seek permission to address her painful truths. Unceremoniously,...


Groomed: Danger lies closer than you think

by Casey Watson HarperElement (October 05, 2017)

It’s late on Friday night when Casey’s mobile starts to ring. She is expecting it to be her daughter Riley. But it isn’t Riley. It’s a woman from the Emergency Duty Team. So begins Casey and Mike’s...


Boot Language

by Vanya Erickson She Writes Press (August 21, 2018)

From the outside, Vanya’s childhood looked idyllic: she rode horses with her father in the solitude of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and attended flamboyant operas with her mother in the city. But life for Vanya...


The Porn Factor

by Diane Elaine Roblin-Lee & Melodie Bissell byDesign Media (December 04, 2017)

How was it possible for Diane Roblin-Lee to have been married for 38 years without knowing that her husband, 13 years into the marriage, had begun to molest children?

The answer lies in the fact that child-molesters...


Deeply Wounded Hope

by Heather Shore Sun Creek Press (August 01, 2017)

Heather' story encompasses surviving and overcoming domestic violence and other life hardships. This journey entails healing from domestic violence, infertility and learning how to live abundantly and with...


Walking with Domestic Abuse Sufferers

by Helen Thorne IVP (January 18, 2018)

If only this book weren’t needed. If only men and women didn’t beat their partners. If only spouses didn’t cruelly manipulate and control. If only people didn’t bully elderly relatives . . .

Most incidents...


Just Another Kid

by Torey Hayden William Morrow Impulse (February 20, 2018)

"Just Another Kid is not just another book. This remarkable teacher's memoir reminds us that love takes many forms." -The New York Times

From the bestselling author of One Child comes the true story of six children...


Recovering from Sexual Assault  by Family Members: Breaking Generational Curses

by Rachael Robertson MNMS Charitable Giving Projects, INC. (November 22, 2017)

You have been penetrated… This is why you’ve picked up the book. Your world has been infected by the Department of Family Protective Services (“the department”) and you have very little control. Making...


Pedophilia Erotica: Closeup: :  Assault by Family Members

by Rachael L Robertson MNMS Charitable Giving Projects, INC. (November 21, 2017)

There is a wave of new predatory acts done toward children of ages 15 -18 years of age. I believe this is due to the information of technology phase, child pornography and our global world. Children are categorized...