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The Hunt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A timid teenage boy finds the life he is meant for on a big cat hunt with two old geezers. After Rick's mother died, and his father remarried, he became aware of himself as a misfit. On the cat hunt with his eccentric step-grandfather, he learns why he's a misfit--he should have been born in a previous generation. Rick is out of place and out of time. The cat hunt is his rebirthing.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
The Edge of Time
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 113,200. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This novel uses metaphysical realities to explore emotional healing, religion and politics. The novel consists of three interwoven stories. The main character of the first story is a young man who suddenly awakens to who he really is. In his struggle to fully remember, he gets help form the characters of the other two stories. The overall tone of the novel is earthy, upbeat and humorous.
Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Judy Taylor relished her simple happy life. She had a loving husband, three young daughters, a beautiful suburban home. But after intestinal blood clots annihilated her guts, Judy faced starving to death in a cold Toronto hospital. The year was 1970. Judy lived two more decades without eating. "Lifeliner" is about her inspirational story from death to life, from ordinary woman to medical pioneer.
A Mixture of Metals
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Price: Free! Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Aichje Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Born after the War of Restitution, Simora sets out to investigate the faceless forces that control him and the rest of Society. An affair with a barbarian, Mary, lands him in the gulag called the Colony. Finally, in the Settlement of the Guardians, Simora learns why his mother disappeared. But other questions remain, including Mary's fate. In spite of all, his love for her never diminishes.
Who Wrote The Book Of Love - Music Trivia (Beatles, Elvis & More)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Music Trivia Questions and Answers of the '50's, '60's and '70's. Interesting facts about your favorite pop rock artists, songs and record men including The Beatles and manager Brian Epstein, Lou Christie, Four Tops, Elvis, Sam Phillips and Sun Studio, Herman's Hermits, Sly and Family Stone and more. Take a trip down memory lane with photos, lyrics and more to stimulate the gray matter.
Before The Road Came
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sixty years ago, Britannia was the home of the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Several thousand people lived in its two main communities: The Townsite and The Beach. It was a scant 50 miles from Vancouver, but was accessible only boat. Before The Road Came is a story about life in that isolated mining camp, during WW2.
Hampi - The Forgotten Empire
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hampi is a world heritage site and holds some of the most unique remains from the great empire of Vijayanagar. The site has an ongoing archaeological dig that has been on since the past 20 years now. With world famous historians and archaeologists having worked on it. The government may have reduced the dig allowance but the enthusiasm has not reduced.There is still so much to know.
Once Upon a Summer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Sissy, 6, and Jim, 8, have been sent to their father, the community drunk, for the summer, hoping to find food and a kind word from the man they barely know. Always hungry, obviously unwanted, Sissy repeats "Thank the Lord" at every meal, which their grandmother, aunt and uncle find obnoxious. When their father finally speaks to Sissy and Jim it is in the form of a strange goodbye.
Making History
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Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Known only as "Sister," the girl watches her wicked step-daddy sack up her cats to toss in the river. As Sister says though, "This isn't the worst thing William B. Blaine ever did." She hopes this pet sacrifice proves enough to cause her mother to make him go. Sister is obcessed with her mother's dedication to mean men; her trying to make of them who she wants them to be rather than who they are.