Books tagged: history

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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.
The Dresskeeper
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010 by Prospera Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Check out 'goodreads' for many top reviews! "Filled with clever characters, time travel and history, it's different to anything else you'll read this year." (Wondrous Reads). When 13-year-old Picky Robson slips into a flouncy old dress from the depths of an old chest and finds herself back in 17th century London, she has no idea she is plunging herself into a dangerous adventure.
The Perfect Place?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Blazing Star Books brings you this story where spiritual guides—loved ones from the past—whisk Katie to an astral plan of ultimate knowledge. She embraces the journey, encountering famous historical masters and grabs the opportunity to ask important questions. But something is missing…and it is Katie who stumbles on the answer. This is The Perfect Place..or is it?
Off The Track
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
1St Prize Winner - Royal Palm Literary Award – It's been compared to Aesop Fables - mad-cap lives of three lovable greyhounds: Libby, a sensible, retired, champion racing greyhound. Her adopted sisters: Precious Princess nicknamed P.P., was a pampered beauty queen & diva, saves a mans life, wakes up in the pound & Fawn who is affectionately called Nut who is the cause of all kinds of mayhem.
It Can't Happen To Us
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
People say that - History Repeats Itself - or the skeptics will make the comment - It Can’t Happen to Me. Just to show that history can repeat itself and actually has I investigated this subject and applied it to our present day problems. As you will see and I think will agree history does repeat itself and America is closer then we think to becoming extinct.
It's Okay to Cry
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Bethann, a struggling college student, decides to take care of Holly, her evil, manipulative younger sister after their grandmother, who raised them, dies. But Holly is a mess. And en route to Miami after the funeral, Bethann lays down the rules to Holly, while mentally trying to understand what makes Holly tick. If Bethann can figure her out she can fix her. So she thinks.
Khakhanate Book I The Raven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 261,750. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The race who conquered the known world...meets the New World. In the last days of the Yuan Dynasty, a visionary Mongol leader struggles to save his command from destruction awaiting Mongols in a convulsing China. A shaman from a northern tribe describes a land of endless prairie and scattered tribes far to the east across frozen seas. Can this be their salvation? Thus begins Book One, The Raven.
Vilkas
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Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Vidas Mykolas' parents came to America as World War II refugees from Lithuania. The poems in Vilkas are about prostitutes in St. Petersburg Russia, the Armenian Holocaust and stickball, reviving dead brothers, Caligula eating pearls, mythical wolves in Baltic forests, dumpster diving, White Nights, ravaged family cemeteries, Mexican bands in Oregon, a pig roast, defiling St. Paul, and other poems.
Karma
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Price: Free! Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
What if Hitler and Churchill fought on two different sides of a long-standing war, playing out generation after generation, over and over again across time? One of these beings seems destined to destroy the other, no matter how the world changes around them, with the stakes growing ever higher with each generation.