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Absent Fathers
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Why Fathers? Why did God create them? What was He thinking? How did He expect them to work, to do their job? Has fatherhood ever worked? Is it working today? Fathers are central to God's plan for the human family.This book discusses today's estrangement of fathers-physically, emotionally, spiritually-and points to constructive solutions that men in all walks of life may adopt.
A Haunted Lifes Travels
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The first book in a series of short ghost stories from the authors'personal experiences as far back as a toddler.
From the Sea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A fisherman realizes that his adult son has learned all the wrong lessons from him after they save a drowning woman from the sea.
Ella and Boss: My Agrarian Grandparents of Van Buren County, Iowa
Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This short nonfiction piece reveals the character of rural Iowa through the eccentricities of loving grandparents. It is a story of agrarian grandparents told by one of their thirteen grandchildren. Though anecdotal in nature, this work somehow reveals a good synopsis of what growing up in Van Buren County, Iowa during the 1980s was really like.
Hooligan: A Mormon Boyhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
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.
The 10 Kidmandments Ten Principles for Raising Successful Children
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Raising children is the most challenging and rewarding job we will ever have in our lives. As parents, we have the choice to either play an active participatory role in our children’s lives or allow them to grow up and figure out life’s biggest challenges on their own.
Punished for Purpose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 191,320. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Punished for Purpose is a compelling true-life story of abuse, hardship and inspiration-the vivid tale of a beaten child turned prostitute who experiences a life transformation when 13 people intercept her life and change it forever.
Life Seemed Good, But.... A Collection of Short Quirky Stories
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Now it can be told! Insider cult secrets revealed. Shocking truth of homosexuality. Hidden government workings. Bizarre alien activity on Earth exposed. Never before seen insights into mental illness and psychopathology. Blatant sexism. And for the first time anywhere, the secret lives of fruits and vegetables! A study in off-beat humor, bad puns, and the art of anti-climax.
Gerry Tales: How I Lived Happily Ever After, Despite Stabbing Myself in the Back, Scalding My Cojones, and Really Pissing Off My Wife During Childbirth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In this collection of personal essays, Gerry Boylan recounts a lifetime of adventures and misadventures. His stories are sweet, loopy, and hilarious, ranging from hitchhiking experiences gone awry to the birth of his first child. Whether he's fleeing in terror from a marauding bat or causing a thousand-bicycle pileup in Beijing, he'll have you laughing at his unique mixture of lunacy and heart.
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