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Sanchin
By K A van Wyk
Series: The Knockdown Karate Novels, Tristan's Story. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2009. Category: Fiction
Tristan Steyn's dreams of representing South Africa in international competition, and grading as the youngest nidan in the history of his karate club, are shattered when a foolish violent encounter leads to tragedy. Forced to re-evaluate his life, he discovers a strength of character he didn't know he possessed. But is it too late to redeem himself in the eyes of his hero, Shihan Dean Stander?
Three Avenues of Escape
By Elmore Hammes
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
A short story (1,650 words) about a young man's utilization of several items left to him by his older brother as a means to escape his father's bigotry. Some adult language and implied sexual situations, but nothing overt. This story first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of the literary magazine The First Line.
Ben's Sacrifice
By Rita Hestand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Category: Fiction
A short story for kids. What does the youngest of the family get their mom for her birthday when he doesn't have a job nor know how to make anything?
Boys with Cars
By Pamela Swyers
Series: Adison Hall Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Swyers Publishing. Category: Fiction
Boys with Cars is a story of friendship, love and loss. It tracks the lives of two best friends; Veronica Stanford and Adison Taylor. They meet in the third grade and form a strong bond. Veronica has a drug-addicted mom who abandons her at thirteen, and a wealthy but absent dad. Adi loses her mom at the age of five to cancer. The two girls grow to love and care for one another while growing up.
Turnaround Summer
By Paul Hansen
Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009 by Danforth Book Distribution. Category: Nonfiction
Boys want men in their lives as models of what to become, as guides along sometimes shaky paths, and as companions just for sharing. Boys need men in their lives to grow into capable, confident, nurturing men for a strong and secure society. In Turnaround Summer, Paul Hansen gives us an inside peek—with humor, sensitivity, and wisdom—of the magical results from men mentoring boys.
El Maravilloso Viaje de Banai
By Natalio Simon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: Spanish. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Fiction
Banai no pudo cerrar los ojos durante toda la noche. Mañana cumpliría quince años y recibiría un antiguo mapa que mostraba la ruta hacía muchísimas ciudades. Y que nombres tan especiales tenían aquellos lugares. La Ciudad Subterránea, La Ciudad de los Peces Bailarines, La Ciudad de Unicus.
A Rock by Moon World
By Harden Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2010. Category: Fiction
A young person’s adventure novel with 14 cartouche drawings written in the pictograph language of the inhabitants visited by 12-year-olds Lisa and Charlie invite your speculations. This story explores that delicate age where childhood gives way to adolescence for two lovable misfits within the context of a dangerous adventure.
Raising a Child From Birth to the Age of Four
By Greg Bate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Want to know the best tips on raising your child? We provide detailed information on over 50 subjects including: playing, breast-feeding, sleeping, eating, communication and many more! Know the best way to treat your baby right away without the hesitation. It's well worth the price!
Feuilles de Noyer
By Robert Adair Wilson
Series: Collected Works of Robert Adair Wilson, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Fiction
“Feuilles de Noyer” grew from reminiscences and amalgamation of several ‘what ifs?’ I write to either exorcise angst or for sentimental entertainment and both desires are satisfied by this story. “Feuilles de Noyer” is an exploration of communication breakdown between individuals and how shared experiences can be remembered differently or not at all.
Stories From Grandmother's Knee
By Robert Adair Wilson
Series: Collected Works of Robert Adair Wilson, Book 2 · Stories For Children, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Fiction
Three stories that contain events related from grandmother to grandson from one family's experience growing up in remote and primitive conditions on the southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia. Often humorous dynamics between parent and grown child and grandchild.