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Babcock
By Joe Cottonwood
Series: San Puerco Trilogy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2009. Category: Fiction
The award-winning novel about a boy and a girl, one white and one black, and the boy's con-man uncle starting a new life in a small town. “Full of humor, hope, and bravery. Richly drawn, fast paced, enticing, and downright witty. . . Sure to be a hit."—School Library Journal. "You will laugh out loud."—Pick of the List
The Keepers
By Jeffery Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction
Robyn stands out among the squat, wide-framed Brin. Her physical differences are aptly suited to stave off the assailants hunting her after she unwittingly kills a revered Keeper. The only hope of quelling the chaos and restoring Brin’s balance lies with Keeper Corax, her mentor, surrogate father, and the evil that perpetuates the chaos that threatens to destroy her as well as millions of Brin.
Operation Firedog
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Operation Firedog began in July 1948 in the Far East when post-WW II Communnist Terrorists tried to take control of the area and continued when Indonesia felt threatened by the establishment of the Federation of Malaysia. The undecalred war ended in August 1966. When operations began it was WW II designs that were used but by 1966 it was V-bombers and Javelin FAW and rotary-winged types prevailed
The Dragons of the Dunes
By Kate Everson
Series: The Dunes, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Dragons of the Dunes want you to join them on their quest to change the world. Will you obey?
Light Fixtures
By Deborah DeMoss Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
It’s 1963 and everything is moving fast for 14-year-old Aurora. Her manic thoughts and actions can cause those around her to shake their heads in bafflement, especially when her spirits nosedive. But it’s no puzzle for the mystical Mr. Hematite and Mr. Dragonfly who guide her in understanding the onset of her bipolar moods and show her that as Light Fixtures we all can shine with balance.
The Ginkgo: An Intellectual and Visionary Coming-of-Age
By John Janovy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Ginkgo explores the clash between tradition and creativity. A girl from a western ranch—symbolizing tradition—comes to a large university and writes four highly personal and creative papers about a single tree. In the process, she produces a sobering vision of America a thousand years into the future, the day her chosen tree dies.
14 Fun Facts About Animal Eyes: A 15-Minute Book
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction
How many lenses does a dragonfly’s eye have? Which is bigger, an eagle’s eye or a human’s? How many eyes does a scallop have? How do lizards keep their eyes wet? Animal eyes can be really strange and wonderful. How much do you know about the eyes of your animal friends? Find out more in this book.
Look
By Debora Fedeler
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
How often do we rush around without seeing? How often does the world look bleak to us? By using photographs and a few words, Fedeler explores the world in search of what is positive. Looking in the ground and up in the sky we find beauty, humor, calm, simplicity, complexity, color, the unexpected, alternatives and unusual opportunities, mystery, majesty, glory, and hope. Come on in and Look!
June Bug Vs The Dragonflies
By Samie Foster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
The city is being attacked. Giant dragonflies have seemingly come out of nowhere to swarm City Island. The people are evacuated and the military are in the streets fighting back. Yet none of this is enough to detour a pair of journalists, David Diptera and June Bug, who dash into the story of the lifetime. The two will soon find that they are in more trouble than they might have first thought.
How She Felt (When He Died)
By Joan Maloof
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Have you lost someone close to you? (Or are you about to?) This lyrical mini-book shares beautiful true tales about the widowhood experience. Perfect companion to the books by Joan Didion and Joyce Carol Oates. Crushingly sublime.