Books tagged: 1980s

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Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Plastic Ozone Daydream combines fact and fantasy on a wild ride through the birth, growth, and maturity of the sports car in America during the turbulent half-century, 1950-2000. Plastic Ozone Daydream is intended to be both fun to read and challenging to the intellect, taking the reader on a journey he never knew existed— through the crossroads of his own mind. Look deeply into the reflection.
Mischief
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2009 by V. J. Chambers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Mischief, a tongue-in-cheek urban fantasy, is set in a 1980s that never quite was. Glam band Mischief is actually a disguised group of pixies bent on the destruction of the human race. Ghouls, witches, and black pixies race to the rescue.
The Reappearance of Sam Webber
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
When eleven-year-old Sam Webber's father disappears without a trace, he and his mother are forced to relocate to a tough neighborhood. Unfamiliar with his surroundings, intimidated by his new school, Sam is lost until he meets Greely, the school's elderly black janitor. Through this unlikely friendship, Sam begins to heal. The Reappearance of Sam Webber won an Alex Award.
Perception
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,570. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Hugh Lambert is a man of many problems: problems with professors, problems with his punk rock housemates and, most of all, problems with women. A parapsychology student in the Reagan era, Hugh has no job prospects and only one friend—Abby Stoltz, a profane and ever-indignant artist. But then, late one night, Hugh accepts a Tarot reading from a beautiful stranger, and everything begins to change.
The Ballad of Corey Robichaux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 157,390. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Ballad of Corey Robichaux tells the story of Corey Robichaux, a teenage boy growing up in Larose, Louisiana, during the late 1980s. Corey becomes friends with Angela Talbot, the new girl in school, and together they navigate the local music scene, high school, & family secrets. The music they play becomes the soundtrack of their lives, building to a terrible crescendo with a life in limbo.
Drums: a Novel
Price: Free! Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00)
Told from a drummer's point of view, Drums: a Novel chronicles a small-time 80s rock band's run at making it big-time. The story moves from San Luis Obispo to Lake Tahoe, where the band chases the ultimate gig. Drums celebrates those musicians who achieve commercial success, as well as the 99.99% who give it their all, only to fall short from attaining mega record deals and glitz-glam fame.
StoneKicker
Price: $4.71 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Magna Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A friendless child often seen in the playground, hands in pockets, kicking stones. In a 1980s boarding school for undesirables, the boys’ nicknames defined them. Duped into believing that boarding school was a posh holiday camp where you come home at weekends and enjoy midnight feasts, the titular Stonekicker has a huge shock when he discovers it’s anything but.
Ducks Can't Get Rabies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
1) I had a pet duck 2) He wasn't particularly well socialized 3) He was accused of spreading rabies
It's Not a Tuba
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
1) Life was relentlessly embarrassing as a kid 2) I played a number of instruments but never got to play tuba 3) I only pretended to care about things most of the time 4) Innocent but not innocent 5) Being a band teacher must be terrible
Frisbee
Price: Free! Words: 128,030. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00)
From the Author of Hessians Evil is loose in the city of Corona, California in the form of a serial killer; a twisted butcher who leaves Sesame Street keepsakes with the victims. Four boys find a strange dog with golden eyes that seems to see more than the boys themselves can. And when their paths cross and their destinies meet, will they have what it takes to stop the Sesame Street Killer?