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  • A Joosr Guide to... How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haimsby Joosr

    Joosr Ltd 2016; US$ 1.99

    In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. ... more...

  • Different Daughtersby Louise Rafkin

    Cleis Press 2001; US$ 9.99

    "This book will help your mom understand. Give it to her."—Betty DeGeneres Coming out to mom is a lesbian rite of passage. In Different Daughters, thirty mothers of lesbians come together to trace their journeys towards acceptance of their daughters. Facing their fears and confusion, prejudice and misunderstandings, they speak honesty and bravely about... more...

  • Conversacionesby Mariana Romo-Carmona

    Cleis Press 2001; US$ 3.99

    2002 Lambda Literary Award Winner Twenty-three Latino parents speak about their relationships with their lesbian and gay children, with frankness, humor, and love. A Puerto Rican mother praises and supports her son, a respected police officer. An Argentinian mother attends Gay Pride with two lesbian daughters. An Honduran mother joins her twin daughters... more...

  • An Odysseyby Daniel Mendelsohn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 26.95

    From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading--and reliving--Homer's epic masterpiece. When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate Odyssey seminar his son teaches at Bard College, the two find themselves... more...

  • The Orphaned Adultby Alexander Levy

    Da Capo Press 2008; US$ 22.00

    Losing our parents when we ourselves are adults is in the natural order of things, a rite of passage into true adulthood. But whether we lose them suddenly or after a prolonged illness, and whether we were close to or estranged from them, this passage proves inevitably more difficult than we thought it would be. A much-needed and knowledgeable discussion... more...

  • Atrapado en una burbujaby Jack Collins; Ricardo Rábago Chávez

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 1.00

    Con una perspicaz narrativa, el autor nos comparte la historia de un pre pubescente que sobrelleva la resiliencia sumido en un entorno disfuncional, con una madre amargada, controladora y egoísta; un padre castrante, en un ambiente escolar hostil e impersonal. Con mucha violencia sufrida en tan corta edad y una sexualidad atormentada, pero gracias... more...

  • If You Had Controlling Parentsby Dan Neuharth

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    Do you sometimes feel as if you are living your life to please others? Do you give other people the benefit of the doubt but second-guess yourself? Do you struggle with perfectionism, anxiety, lack of confidence, emotional emptiness, or eating disorders? In your intimate relationships, have you found it difficult to get close without losing your sense... more...

  • The Way They Wereby Brooke Lea Foster

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.95

    How to deal with your parents’ divorce when you’re not a kid anymore As the divorce rate soars among the baby-boomer generation, more and more people in their twenties and thirties are being faced with the divorce of their parents, and few resources exist to help them cope with their unique circumstances. Written by an award-winning journalist who... more...

  • The Center of the Universeby Nancy Bachrach

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    The story is so improbable, it can only be true:  A brilliant woman with a long history of mental illness—who once proclaimed herself to be "the center of the universe" — is miraculously cured by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning aboard the family boat.  Nancy Bachrach warns readers,  “Don’t try this at home”   in her darkly humorous memoir about... more...

  • It's Either Her or Meby Ellie Slott Fisher

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    THERE’S NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT—YOU’RE NOT LOSING A SON AND YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE GAINING A RIVAL.   For a mother who’s accustomed to having been number one in her son’s life, the arrival of a girlfriend, fiancée, or wife can be a complicated, confusing, and emotionally challenging event. Likewise, coexisting harmoniously with the mother of her partner... more...