Family & Relationships, Dysfunctional Families
Don't Ever Call Me Mother
Homeless In My Own Home by Helen Martin
The first six years of Helen Martin’s life, living on a Saskatchewan farm in the 1950s, were idyllic. But everything changed when her mother passed away. The sudden and inexplicable cruelty and neglect that Helen endured at the hands of her ...
We Do Recover
by Germana Rovinelli
This book is for anyone who is impacted by addiction trauma or abuse that is ready to learn about healing and recovery * Therapists, Universities, Treatment centers, people who are new or seasoned in recovery. The purpose is to help people seek ...
The Other Path
by Corinne Jeffery
Alyssa Rainer is on the cusp of graduating as a registered nurse and has her whole life ahead of her. Yet she is torn between two alluring opportunities: starting her career while continuing her studies in Saskatoon, or relocating from Brandon to ...
Lost & Found
by Frank H. McLean
How does childhood abuse and trauma continue to resonate through one’s life? How can one find the road to healing? These are the difficult questions explored in Lost & Found, the moving debut memoir of author Frank H. McLean. As he grew up in the ...
Where Are You Mom?
"Touched By Evil" by Anne-Marie Mac Donald Courtemanche and Sharon Dorival
When Anne-Marie Courtemanche was a little girl, she fell victim to a sadistic step-father, who physically and sexually abused her and her little sister and savagely beat their emotionally-withdrawn mother and siblings. Then her mother fled the ...
A Plea Of Innocence by Bruno Cocorocchio
A powerful memoir that dives deep into the childhood and psyche of the author, Mea Culpa: A Plea of Innocence chronicles the lifelong struggle of a boy—and later a man—to gain his parents’ approval. Longing particularly to ease his mother’s ...
by Lynn McLaughlin
Jackson’s battle to take control over his own mind and life portrays what millions of people are fighting with around the world – mental illness. His mother, desperate to free him from his demons and desperation, faces her own turmoil and anguish, ...
No Thanks, I'm Full
Breaking Through Dysfunction and Finding Unconditional Love Along the Way by Debbie Payne
In “No Thanks, I’m Full,” Debbie Payne shares her life, growing up and living in Hamilton and Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. She was born into a dysfunctional family, which deeply affected her and the life choices she made. Debbie shares those ...
Coming to Terms
by Victoria MacDonald
Addiction is a beast that weaves through generations, wounding innocent children despite their parents’ love. Victoria’s parents’ alcoholism affected her throughout her childhood, and she perpetuated many of the same experiences and patterns in her ...
From Trauma to Sanity
Perseverance is Key by Valorita Salaam
Valorita had been shot in the head. She didn’t realize it right away, but then, neither did the police. She had to wait for the paramedics to arrive to find out why her head was hurting. She had almost succumbed to the wound, lying on the floor of ...