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Tales from the Known Kingdoms: Adventures in self-understanding
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,180. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
'Tales from the Known Kingdoms' uses a collection of teaching tales set in mythical and magical kingdoms that look at life from a different angle. It explains common misunderstandings and hidden patterns that keep people unhappy and stuck in their lives. In addition, for those interested in self development, yet not sure where to begin, it also explains popular approaches to self-growth.
Bubble Gum in Disguise
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When does a child's earliest memory become a life lesson? For author Georgiann Baldino, it's when a troublemaker offers her a bite of very suspicious looking bubble gum.
The Possession of Paavo Deshin: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
All of his short life, Paavo Deshin has seen ghosts. The same two ghosts who have now approached him on the school playground, ghosts who look older and actually smell bad. Paavo’s cry for help brings the authorities, a few lawyers, and Retrieval Artist Miles Flint, who learns some secrets about the ghosts—and about Paavo’s parents. A stand-alone short Retrieval Artist novel.
The Stolen Child
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Stolen Child is a novella of one day in the life of a boy in the 1950s, a day that defines his existence from then on. It begins with a kiss from a girl and ends with a devastating insight into his mother's life, a life that has veered tragically off-course after the death of a soldier in World War II. He gets to know about love, loss, death, war and tragedy all in the course of that one day.
Homegrown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Homegrown is a coming-of-age novel set in a contemporary children’s home. Teenaged Cooter finds his way of life crashing down when the Home begins to accept more hardened “state kids.” Told primarily as a flashback, Homegrown follows Cooter as he faces his troubled past, seeking answers and redemption.
A Story About Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A screenplay about childhood dreams, lost love, and the hope that echoes within all of us: Dylan is an aspiring writer but finds himself lost about what to write for his creative writing term paper. To gain inspiration for his term paper, he decides to return to his hometown of Kimbery, BC. But what was supposed to be trip back through memory lane turns into a brand new chapter in Dylan’s life.
Survive to Live Free
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a heart-breaking insight into the personal experiences of a little girl growing up during World War II in East Germany. The author's memories reveal through a child's eyes the effect the war had on herself, her family and her friends and their struggle to survive and adapt to the lack of food, the Hitler Regime and the bombings.
Hopskotch and the Golden Cicada
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The colours of Broken Meadow have faded. Their skies are blanketed in permanent cloud. Some pray to the absent god for help, but Aethelron does not answer, long since departed from their world. And as their collective memories fail, most folk don’t even recognise anything amiss. Except our hero Hopskotch Pestle, whose dreams are filled with visions of the Broken Meadow that should be.
Liquid Words
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
'Liquid Words' is Arthur Weil's ninth book of poetry. His writings here deal with happiness, nature, philosophy, love, and aging, among other topics. These are lighthearted, witty poems that reveal the passions of the human heart. Titles include, "I'm So Lucky, "Where Did My Libido Go?", and "The Vacuum of Silence."
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.