Books tagged: courage

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An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Samantha Greene
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Samantha is a woman tormented by her past and trying to learn to live with her current life situation.
The Coward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Todd Hindle was going to college, but not now. Someone has stolen his future. Mr. Martin will help Todd set the record straight. All is set, but in the crucial moment Mr. Martin reveals something about himself.
Defiance: A Chronicle of Courage
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Nowhere is a woman's courage tested more than when she must escape the terrors of a revolution and uproot her family. This is a true story of one woman's courage, leaving a life of opulence behind to escape through thebrutal desert of eastern Iran with her two small children. Abandoned in the desert by those who had been paid to save her, would she watch her children die? Or could she save them?
Tales and Tails
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Series: Planet Wolf, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Stories from Planet Wolf: Characters old and new. Thirty-six new stories, some contemporary with the five books in the series, others not. What happened to Tara and Kolyei after the Battle of Trumpet Keep? How do the telepathic Lind search for their human life-partners? What is it like to be a slave-child in the Kingdom of Murdoch? Life-bondings, pirate raids, cadets training, murders and more.
4.5 Years
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The true story of a young Scottish soldier stranded in France during WW2 and sent to a Prisoner-of-War camp. With his forced companions, he fought his own war to stay alive and keep his humanity,in a world where one egg is an illegal treasure, where knives are hidden and get used, where Jewish prisoners are glimpsed and, inexplicably, disappear. This book is a tribute to the human spirit.
On the Other Hand
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Series: Jamie and Ryan, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,590. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A mix of gripping story with fascinating facts on left-handedness.Everyone should think left-handed - or so 14 year old Jamie thought when she tied her hand behind her back for a day-long protest in school, against persecution of left-handers over the centuries. When her friend Ryan faces bullying at its most deadly, their research into prejudice takes an unexpected and dangerous turn.
Faithful through Hard Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy. The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there.
Words on Happiness Volume I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This short book explores tips for happiness. Happiness is not defined as enjoyment or warm fuzzies. Instead, it is the realization that life provides times of joy and solace. But, it also provides times of neutrality, pain, and battle. Sometimes the battle scars are so deep that we should not have survived. Happiness is the acceptance of all these times and the courage to live through them.
Extreme Trekking
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The book is about extreme altitude trekking, an activity that can easily be underestimated by the novice. It addresses preparation, provides unique technical information, and explains why Aconcagua is a greater challenge than it may appear to be. The story is a personal experience on the mountain with 10 other trekkers from around the world. Only 3 reached the summit but not without incident.