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The Language of Silence

by Peggy Webb

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 Great God Pan

by Amy Herzog

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


by Marilynn Griffith

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.

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...

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

by Jan Rosenberg

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

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

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...

Mothers Who Can't Love

by Susan Forward & Donna Frazier Glynn

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...

Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition)

by Ellen Bass & Laura Davis

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...

Where the Blood Mixes

Governor General's Award for Drama 2009

by Kevin Loring

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


by David Fitzpatrick

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...

Camp Paradox

by Barbara Graham

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...

Trumping The Rape Culture and Sexual Assault

by Alexandra Allred

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

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,...

A Child Inside

by Sharon Shaw

Sharon Shaw is a respected psychotherapist specialising in cases of childhood sexual, emotional and mental abuse. Few of Shaw’s clients would know that her brilliance as a therapist comes from profound personal...

The Porn Factor

by Diane Elaine Roblin-Lee & Melodie Bissell

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...

Cruel but Not Unusual

by Ramona Alaggia & Cathy Vine

Violence in families and intimate relationships affects a significant proportion of the population—from very young children to the elderly—with far-reaching and often devastating consequences. Cruel but...

Abuse or Punishment?

by Marie-Aimée Cliche & W. Donald Wilson

At one time, the use of corporal punishment by parents in child-rearing was considered normal, but in the second half of the nineteenth century this begin to change, in Quebec as well as the rest of the Western...

The Queen of Peace Room

by Magie Dominic

What is memory, and where is it stored in the body? Can a room be symbolic of a lifetime?

Memories are like layers of your skin or layers of paint on a canvas. In The Queen of Peace Room, Magie Dominic peels...

Deeply Wounded Hope

by Heather Shore

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...