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Thanksgiving at the Inn
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Tells the story of Heath Wellington III, a young boy whose life is changed when forced to take over his family’s rural Massachusetts farm and bed and breakfast, alongside his father, Junior, after the death of the grandfather he barely remembers. With the help of the inn’s quirky residents, Heath and Junior confront their strained relationship and Heath Senior’s death.
Climbing Family Trees, Whispers in the Leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
“Climbing Family Trees” is a fun book written by twin sisters that includes helpful “how-to” tips to research your own family history. There are also over 100 true and amazing stories that will inspire you to discover your roots, honor your heritage and celebrate your family! Check out http://rootstelevision.typepad.com/climbing_family_trees
Jack's Taboo
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Pruitt family finds out the truth behind the wild ancestry of their beloved family pet during a vacation in the Colorado mountains.
Dream House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
While Nettie is shopping at the market, her cart collides with another cart pushed by a nice looking man. They get acquainted and learn their deceased spouses are buried in the same cemetery. They also learn from each other that their children want them to sell their houses and move in with them. But love starts to take hold. They have to tell their children they want to get married.
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy is a delightful collection of children stories that taps into their personal inner light to vanquish fear of the unknown (Solar Girl); humorously transforms a common experience from sadness to joy (No Smiling On Wednesdays); breaks stereotypes and teaches earthquake safety in Quake, Shake and Roll; and explores the world of ants and the environment, in As Precious As Gold.
The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Lucy Burns wants a normal life, and she could have it all if only she could break free from the job she hates. That job? Facilitator to hell. And her boss is a real devil. Sassy, fun, and wickedly funny, The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns is a fast and stunning read perfect for any occasion. Elizabeth Leiknes’s fresh writing and comic wit will stick with you long after you've put the book down.
In the Wake of the Boatman
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Puttnam Douglas Steward isn’t having an identity crisis--he is one. As he drowns in expectations and disappointments, the matter of who he is—who he truly is—eludes him. Except for one thing: He’s a freak. He has to be. It’s the only answer that makes sense. In the Wake of the Boatman is a brilliant drama, stirringly and sensitively told, about the elusiveness of identity.
Hume's Fork
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A comic drama about philosophy, family, religion, and, of course, professional wrestling. Barely adequate philosophy professor Legare Hume has a mind-body problem. No matter how far he goes, no matter how hard he thinks, he can’t escape the world he lives in. Hume’s Fork is a brilliantly satirical and philosophical novel, every bit as funny as it is intelligent—a true original.
For Whom the Minivan Rolls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Aaron Tucker isn't a detective. So he's baffled when the richest guy in his New Jersey town insists that Aaron, and Aaron alone, investigate the disappearance of his wife, who has inexplicably vanished from their home in the middle of the night. Funny, down-to-earth, lovable, and resourceful, Aaron Tucker, family man and freelance writer, reluctantly says yes, and continuously wishes he hadn't.
Back Creek
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
It’s the summer of 1975. Eighteen-year-old Grace Barnett knows she should be preparing to leave for college in September. But a strange Memorial Day boating accident on the creek near her Virginia home--she’s the only witness to the apparent suicide--kicks off a series of events that will define her family’s future as well as her emerging view of life.