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A Little Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,910. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
A compelling and personal story, with a definite voice. Careers are a joke and jobs are cutting back hours. Everything is pointless. What makes it all the worse is that for some people everything is basking in sunlight. Sometimes a light does come along, and from the darkness, with a little fire, you find a new path and maybe one together until the light goes out.
The Johmalites
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
When the attacks become too numerous, many women and children are sent to the interior of Eastern Germany… My grandparents refuse to vacate their house and instead stay behind. As I look back just before turning the corner, I see my doggy Teddy sitting in the middle of the road looking at me with sad eyes, wondering why he can't come along.
Waiting for the Storm
Series: Angel Island, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
After a year of being shut away taking care of her dying mother, Charlotte O'Dell knows this summer is going to suck. Her family is falling apart, and she can't ignore the hollow ache that's developed in her heart. Can Charlotte pull what’s left of her family together, mend her broken heart, and allow herself to fall for the mysterious boy next door? Or is it all just a storm waiting to happen?
Giant
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
How do you fit in in a new country when you’re a “giant freak,” you don’t speak the language and bizarre things are happening to your motherland as well as to your body? In a candid and peculiar voice, Aga Maksimowska tells the story of an eleven-year-old girl in an adult’s body whose coming of age in a Poland undergoing a revolution is interrupted by a sudden and cruel move to Canada.
Godfrey: Book Four
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It's 1926 and everything is pretty much the same in small town Wainwright. Except Godfrey's met a girl. And not just any girl - Antoinette - the pretty brunette from Saint Dominique, Quebec. Only trouble is, she's Henri's baby sister.
Stories That Crafted The Earth
Price: $6.82 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
International storyteller Adrian Beckingham, The Man From Story Mountain, has worked with indigenous peoples for over two decades. Enjoy here a rare collection of tales from the firesides, carried across thousands of years of oral tradition, about how our world was made. It tells the beginnings of the first rivers, mountains, forests, valleys, oceans, stars, sun, moon, animals,and people.
The Case of the Ancient American
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Case of the Ancient American is the first story in a series about some ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who, after hearing a presentation at school about the work of a detective decide to form a club to solve mysteries. The story describes a bully, fishing, golfing, police work, a lemonade stand and bits of history revealed through the stories of an elderly man.
The Case of the Brainy Birds
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Case of the Brainy Birds is the second story in a series about some ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who have formed a detective club. They choose a name for the club and then choose the mystery that they plan to solve. Dick points out that the seagulls that hover over the city are gone. Their investigation takes them into danger as an earthquake strikes the area.
The Case of the Cannabis Cat
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime
The Case of the Cannabis Cat is the third story in a series about ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who have formed a detective club. Tommy discusses legal matters with his parents. The next day a cat with a tiny barrel around its neck is delivered to his home. After dinner, Constable Bidwell arrives and takes everyone to the police station for questioning about illegal drugs.
The Case of the Diligent Detectives
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Case of the Diligent Detectives is the fourth story in a series about ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who have formed a detective club. Bobby is now the President of the club and wants everyone to be more diligent. He wants to explore the mystery of blotches on the grass which may be caused by laser beams from alien spacecraft hovering over Brockville. Can it be true?