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The Acorn Stories: West Texas Tales from a Lubbock Author
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Series: Acorn, Texas, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, Duane Simolke’s award-winning tales transform a fictional West Texas town into a tapestry of human experiences. “A lush tangle of small-town life branches out in this engrossing collection of short stories.” –Kirkus Reviews. “If you liked WINESBURG, OHIO…rejoice.” –Watchword.
French Connections: Art Heist on The Riviera
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This true crime story about an art heist on the French Riviera and the sting operation mounted by the legendary head of the FBI's Art Crime Unit, Robert Wittman, gives the reader a rare glimpse inside the world of art theft as the story jumps from France to Florida to Barcelona. You couldn't make it up.
Richard and the Vratch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Exploring the hills near his house, Richard sees an odd drawing and hears eerie sounds: "vratch, vratch." Is a strange animal hiding in the sagebrush, or is it Richard’s imagination? What’s the matter with Richard’s new dog? And why is that creepy scientist Dr. MacNary so interested in him? By the time Richard learns the answers, only he can save his beloved hills—and the vratches.
Stones
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novel of art, love, intrigue and magic in the South of France.
How to be a Successful Writer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,720. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
Speaking from years of experience in the publishing world, Barbara Hayes gives her advice and guidance to anyone who wants to be a successful and published writer. Barbara has worked on comics, newspapers, magazines and books, building up a unique breadth of expertise in many different types and formats of publishing.
Mystical Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A Memoir of the bond between a brother and sister, he being honored with awards in Italy, she in the final days of her life in the US. The compassionate journal of an artist/writer who, despite professional advances abroad, is haunted by a sibling who encouraged his work over long years,is now on her death bed. "Bring back wonderful stories," she'd told him. This is how she shared the journey.
For Having Offended Thee
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Echoing the international "dolce vita" scandals of mid-20th century, the novel follows New York socialite Kirsten de Furia's flight from celebrated American husband and brilliant son to the arms of famous Italian artist in Tuscany. The center of numerous, colorful, creative family members and friends, Kirsten's betrayals and ultimate search for reconciliation leaves no one unscathed.
You and The Arts -- Why Art Matters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Did you ever wonder? Why the arts are essential besides the giving of pleasure? What makes an artist function? What do the arts all have in common? Do the arts really help our health, education and economy? The answers are in this book YOU AND THE ARTS -- Why Art Matters
Terrastina and Mazolli: a Novel in 99-word Episodes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Follow the everyday adventures of coffee shop owners Terrastina and Mazolli and their precocious twin daughters. Laugh and cry alongside them as they manage their business and cope with the eccentric members of their small town community. A sweet story filled with love, humor, and penguins. You’ll never look at a cup of joe the same way again. Bonus features include an interview with the author.
Trachodon Issue 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Trachodon Issue 1 features short stories by Jo Ann Heydron and Tom Weller, and poetry by Taylor Altman and Chris Dombrowski. Jewelry maker Amy Tavern offers a glimpse of her artistic process, and Wesley Middleton reports on Brooklyn's UrbanGlass, a modern glassblowing studio.