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Last Mountain Dancer
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 158,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Carroll Ann Susco. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From Booklist Colorful enough to inspire Michael Douglas' character, Grady Tripp, in the movie Wonder Boys, Kinder starts with the most interesting West Virginian available: himself. Suddenly, in pendulum swings between searing self-doubt and thoughtless bravado, Kinder is biting the neck of a high-school tormentor, or he is making love in a deserted chapel to a young girlfriend....
I Don't Believe In Sundays
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Confronted by his own mortality, Ben Richards must decide how he will spend his time before he shuffles off this mortal coil. He must deal with the big questions of faith and the afterlife, as well as the less important questions of 'Call of Duty' versus 'Halo'. They say it's not the destination, but the journey that is important - this is his journey.
The Autobiography of a Granada Cat as told to Harley White
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You set the price! Words: 21,090. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
We present to you The Autobiography of a Granada Cat as told to Harley White, The author weaves the tale of a stray cat inhabiting the steep winding, cobbled streets of the Albayzin, Granada. When an American expatriate couple adopts her, life events, art, history, vivid imagery and deep heart-felt experiences ensue to soak in, feel, suffer, and enjoy. A "must read" for all cat lovers. Color.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 4, the Midwest
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Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
50 Stories visits the Midwest in the same flavor of the previous three volumes, with a look at each state's culture woven throughout the tales. Ten states make up the Midwest tome, with love stories, investments gone bad and some dirty politics thrown in the mix. Ron Lessman's Truckhenge and catfish pond break the fiction mold with a look at his quirky place in Kansas. Approx. 26k words.
Cabareteras. Registros de Santiago Solís
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Price: $8.25 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: Spanish. Published: May 31, 2014 by Enrico Massetti. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
El Tigre arranca con un acorde espeso, grave, aletargado, que resume oscuridad. Su zurda da miedo. Avanza con rigor de condenado hacia cuevas sin salida. Dice con su bandoneón lo que antes no se podía o era desconocido o intraducible. Sigue avanzando con la promesa, certificada en su ímpetu, de atorar y confundir núcleos que modifiquen pensamientos.
To Sharazad Whereever You Are
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,410. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The story of a woman who is married to a man who she believes is a traveling merchant, but is in reality, is the brutal dictator of a foreign kingdom.
Digging the Vein
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Digging the Vein is the stark, tragicomic debut novel from critically acclaimed novelist Tony O'Neill (Sick City, Down and Out on Murder Mile). It tells the autobiographical tale of a young man who arrives in Los Angeles following a brief-but-succesful career in music, only to succumb to the negative pleasures of heroin addiction. With an introductory essay by James "Million Little Pieces" Frey.
El día de San Juan
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2014 by Ediciones La Rana. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Patricia Norma narra en estas páginas cómo se vivió en Uriangato el ataque de los Chavistas, quienes –revolucionarios o bandoleros– toparon con la organización de sus pobladores. Desde los ojos de dos niños, y con la fuerza de las palabras emitidas desde el relato oral, descubrimos los elementos que conforman el carácter de los uriangatenses, gente sincera y trabajadora.
I, Putin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,230. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I, Putin is a multi-award-winning, Amazon Kindle Top 100 best-selling, original, historical fiction novel about Vladimir Putin. What decision is so harrowing that it changes Russian President Vladimir Putin forever? Discover what motivates the man behind Russia. Is he the cold, ruthless leader you know, or is he...human?
Chasing the Strawberry Moon, Hitchhiking (for girls)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Two teen-age girls hitchhike cross country to escape an arranged marriage one of their fathers has decreed. They encounter all sorts of people along the way—some benevolent, some decidedly not. In coping with the adversity they find at every turn, they discover the meaning of love and friendship, betrayal and reconciliation, self-reliance and interdependence. A compelling true-life adventure.
The 16th Song
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,120. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The 16th Song is a book about a young man making mistakes and how the mistakes follow him despite his success as a song writer. Set mainly in the turbulent Paris if the late 1950's, it tells of how random acts of violence, unconnected with the victims, can distort a life forever.
Jo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Cursed because he could foresee, but never prevent death, Jo Bailey discovered how to make money using his curse, and eventually used that money to start a church. This is the story of Jo as told by the people who loved him, as well as by the people who hated and tried to kill him. It is a fictional work in the guise of reality.
Bloomed
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
William Cooper returns to his grandparents' farm for the first time in 20 years, a farm he remembers from his youth as "a magical place that stood as a cornerstone in my life." Not only a place to bury his father but also to reawaken his lost self.William falls back in time to when he and his brother Joseph visited the farm for the last time, where he faces the one ghost that still haunts him.
El jugador
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,820. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Esta es un clásico autobiográfico en la que podemos asistir a dos sensaciones extremas: el juego y la apuesta como iluminación, como poesía por una parte; como un infierno insufrible y doloroso, por otra. Asimismo, el amor considerado como un mundo donde solo hay entrega y pasión; pero también como un espacio de recriminaciones, reproches y enemistad.
Liams revansch
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: Swedish. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Liam föds med en extraordinär talang för att spela trumpet och spås en lysande framtid. Hans uppväxt kantas av svårigheter och han blir sviken av de personer som står honom närmast. Liams tröst blir trumpeten och de enda stunder han känner sig riktigt trygg är när han får spela på sitt instrument.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
Till Tomorrow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
David Mugisha, a popular athlete, faces ruin after an accident leaves him crippled for life. With the help of his foster sister, he battles with the demons of his past. Having surrounded himself with superficial friends and put his entire future plans in athletics, he is left alone and without money.
The Samurai Poet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Maya - Illusion: Behind The Smile, the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya
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Series: Behind The Smile, Book 3 ยท Thailand Books, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,010. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This book picks up the story of Lek's life six or seven years further on. At forty-ish, it is time to take stock of her life. She looks back on her life and wonders whether it was all worth it. Should she feel bitter about what has happened to her or should she move on and try to forget her past? Should she try to erase it, whitewash it out, like so many women did or should she be proud of it?
Clara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,760. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In 1883 Clara left her home in Indiana and everything she had ever known to go with her young husband and small child to establish a home and raise a family in Kansas. Her strength to face the hardships she encounters there comes from her indomitable spirit, her sense of humor, and her devout faith.