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The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
The Real Jesse James
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Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,260. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
Hooligan: A Mormon Boyhood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the days before sunscreen, soccer practice, MTV, and Amber Alerts, boys roamed freely in the American West--fishing, hunting, hiking, pausing to skinny-dip in a river or pond. Douglas Thayer was such a boy, and in this poignant, often humorous memoir, he depicts his Utah Valley boyhood during the Great Depression and World War II.
Rena's Promise - A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"I do not Hate. To Hate is to let Hitler win." Despite spending over 3 years in Auschwitz this little dynamo of a woman reminds us that against all odds and great adversity, the human spirit can still be an indomitable force for good. A true survivor's story that will change your life.
How God Ruined My Life
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Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
What gives you the right to judge? Is that not God’s Job? After a little education, you would come to realize that God is a being of unconditional love, and in being so, may not even be judgemental him self! And if he is a judgemental God then who are we to judge him for it? So if you are judging this book by its’ cover, perhaps you could learn a little something from these texts!
Life's A Joke
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Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Addictive! A book that reveals the true potential of Life and the importance of laughter. As Jay M Horne records a dialogue of a very special kind, questions about Infinite, God, existence, and the human spirits unwavering strength to persevere and heal itself, are answered as he fights and wins his epic battle.
Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Anne of Brittany was only 12 when, in 1488, she became its Duchess, but already she was among the best-educated women of her era and she was determined to preserve the duchy’s independence. At 15 she averted takeover by France when she married its king, Charles VIII, and after he died she married his successor, Louis XII, becoming the only person ever twice crowned Queen of France. Ages 12 up.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
Driving Minnie's Piano: Memoirs of a Surfing Life in Nova Scotia
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Novelist Lesley Choyce weaves together his real-life adventures living by the sea at Lawrencetown Beach on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore. He writes of his love for the rugged coast and tells tales of the ordinary and the extraordinary. His story involves accounts of what it's like surfing in the Canadian North Atlantic through all four seasons, including the frigid depths of winter.