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Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
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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
Price: Free! Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Aichje Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
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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)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010 by Prospera Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Horror » General
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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?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010. Categories: 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.