Story 3: The Painted Wall
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Outlaws (Endless Love, #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 14,060. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
*Diamonds, Machine Guns, First Love* In this adventure romance, high school senior, Rae Bradford meets a mysterious boy who lives in a cave. Justin has secrets, so does Rae. Together this star crossed couple sets out on the adventure of their lives battling the forces of nature, the law, and their haunting pasts. *Rae and Justin forever* A story of danger and endless love...
The Hall of the Betrayed
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Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short SciFi story about a battle in outer space. Lestari is a fighter pilot trying frantically to protect the people he loves. But not everything is as it seems and soon forces beyond his control will force him to make a choice.
The Incident at Kruger 60, Part 1
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Series: The Incident at Kruger 60, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 34,320. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
First contact with an alien race is always a problematic event. Especially when that first contact is unplanned, and by the wrong people. Alex and his recent aquaintance Laura are thrust into a mystery neither one of them was ready for. They seek the answers before the inevitable takes its course and leads to mass destruction.
Uppe på berget
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Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: Swedish. Published: November 4, 2012 by Norrköpings Stadsbibliotek. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
En pojke och hans hund ger sig ut på fjället för att leta efter en bortsprungen valp. A boy and his dog take to the mountains to look for a lost puppy.
Three Mangoes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A teenage girl hawking mangoes on the streets of Lagos has only one goal: to raise enough money to pay her examination fees. Her short, but colorful journey turns out to be an adventure, and a brief glimpse into the lives of her customers. Of particular note, are the customers who purchase the last three yellow mangoes.
Cinnamon, Cayenne and Fire
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Beau knows the town thinks his grandfather Leon is crazy. Leon doesn't help that fact by claiming to be Ponce de Leon while manning the counter of his liquor store, The Fountain. But crazy to outsiders is just life to Beau, who for as long as he can remember has been following his grandfather into the Louisiana swamps and looking for the right place to set their fires.
The Economics of a Storm
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Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
What happens when a major storm barrels through an area? In addition to the tragedy of loss of life and loss of property that accompanies so many of these storms, we also see shortages and cries of price gauging. In this short work on the topic, Catherine lays out her argument for why price gauging is not evil, and that artificially maintaining low prices in a crisis situation is not virtuous.
Adventures of Jacko the Conjurer: The Dawn
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Price: Free! Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
After visiting with Lucem's mother, Jacko stays with his uncle who teaches him how to live off the land. They do alright, together. Jacko wishes he could stay forever, but then the war progresses, taking the last of humanity and life on Earth.
Barbie Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(4.58 from 19 reviews)
The only thing that 17 year old Barbie Starr wants to do is graduate high school so she and her little brother, Everett, can get out of Alabama. She doesn’t care about the rumors that are spread around about her like wild fire. Rumors are nothing new to her. Sure, maybe she could change her reputation, but why bother. She is leaving Alabama as soon as she can. That is, if she can pass algebra!
The secret life of Jodie book 2: Gifted
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
Jelina has finally left Jodie and Mel alone. Or has she? Will Jodie and Mel have to fight agian? Talluah has been born a vampire and Jodie finds something that she never knew about herself...
The Arbiter and the Mummy's Curse
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Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Welcome to The Shadowedge of San Francisco, a reality alongside the human one, but only accessed by those with power. It holds vampires, fae, witches and more; some good, some evil. Follow the adventures of Cecily Madden, the newest Arbiter, as she tries to keep murdering, scheming Others in line while keeping her family and friends in the dark about what she really does for a living.
Tathagata - Book Four: Thesis
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Series: Tathagata, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The Buddha had not intended to return so soon. But things were not well with Earth, and the worsening (by the day it seemed) situation could not brook another 2,500 years of idly standing by. That much was clear. So after a brief reconnaissance life as Giordano Bruno, he returned in current times to again set things right. This time as a young girl called Ruth Marten, Melissa's daughter.
The Wrong House
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Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
"I walked in the house. A feeling of uneasiness swept over me, like something wasn't right..." When Annabelle Garamond moves to her new house, she knows something is up. Worse, when her mother is murdered, she's determined to find the killer.
Tathagata - Book Three: Teacher
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Series: Tathagata, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 64,010. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The Buddha had not intended to return so soon. But things were not well with Earth, and the worsening (by the day it seemed) situation could not brook another 2,500 years of idly standing by. That much was clear. So after a brief reconnaissance life as Giordano Bruno, he returned in current times to again set things right. This time as a young girl called Ruth Marten, Melissa's daughter.
A menina que viu Deus
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Colors
Este é um livro sobre como uma avó ensina à sua neta a idéia de Deus.
Chisel Hedgehog Book 1 Search for the Past
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Price: Free! Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Summary: An awful mistake begins a summer-long crazy, great, and tragic adventure to search for clues to solve a mystery, and pure optimism in spirit and song maintains hope for forgiveness and success. Chisel’s whole summer will turn out to be one perilous adventure after another, in places like the jungles of Volcano Island, The Haunted Woods, Look Around Mountain, and The Cave of the Tooth.
Maij-- (The Board Short Story Series)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
After landing a secretarial position for The Board, Sanaa finally feels as if her life is on the right track. But then she meets Maij, a charming young man who makes her smile, and she knows her life is about to change. But whether it's for better or for worse, she has no idea.
Everyone Needs a Voice
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Sexual Abuse
A gentle, short tale to encourage children to ask for help after experiencing abuse, bullying, or other trauma. Can be read by the child alone, with a parent, or in conjunction with classroom discussion. The story has been read in elementary schools in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma to assist in identifying students in need of abuse counseling—and to help them reclaim their voices.
The Christmas Singing Show
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Price: Free! Words: 440. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a lovely book about two "premises managers" as it is now politically correct to call them, and how they love singing in the school that they work in. It has some lovely hand drawn illustrations in it, and it was written with love.