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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?
Absent Fathers
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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
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Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: 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
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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.
The 10 Kidmandments Ten Principles for Raising Successful Children
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 191,320. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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.
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life Seemed Good, but then I am reincarnated as a grilled cheese sandwich, a hand-puppet takes over my life, I am cursed by a potato, aliens give me a fortune and take it away, my pet dinosaur dies from reptile dysfunction, I have to eat brains to stay happy. Cows eat rabbits and turkeys eat people for Thanksgiving. And more!
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
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.