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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.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed
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You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.
Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Herman Bylles testamente
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.