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51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Boston Red Sox
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Boston Red Sox history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Red Sox fan.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Election night—the busiest night of the year, at least for the newsroom at the local listener-sponsored station. Marisa, the news director, has no time for anything, certainly not for the death threats that some idiot insists on calling into the station. They’re an annoyance, nothing more. Or so she believes, until one of the crew goes missing—and the night has just begun.
Vision Quest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Vision Quest is the story of Jared Spotted-Horse: a young man caught between two competing worlds, lost in a haze of drugs and alcohol, deprived of a heritage, and facing a bleak — and likely short — future. Will he find the strength and courage to rebuild his life? Vision Quest is a tale of the redemptive power of going to the source.
New Hampshire Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 10. Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A new guide to the more than 50 historic Covered Bridges in the New Hampshire area. Detailed directions and GPS coordinates. Photos and photo tips peculiar to that bridge. Hstory and construction details.Step by Step directions for your own Self Guided Tour for 6 areas spread throughout the state. If you live in or travel in the New Hampshire area, you will treasure having this guide available.
GODCHURCH: A Theistic Survey of Church History
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Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
What role does the Christian church play in human history? If you take the sovereignty of God seriously, what role should the church play? Here is an interpretive survey of church history that attempts to answer those questions. It’s written for serious Christians who may be just a little uncertain about church.
Madame Pedamamaki
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Anca's Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Holocaust
Three young children smuggle themselves into Auschwitz in search for their parents. If you're looking for werewolves, vampires and faeries and paranormal fantasy, try somewhere else. The only wolf in this story is very real, and the only connection with vampires is the distant Transylvanian mountains... Dare you read Anca's Story?
From the Ridiculous to the Sublime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: British English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
a collection of remarkable short stories to astonish and amaze.
Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,030. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
On D-Day, paratrooper Jonathan “JD” Curtis is the only man to barely escape the C-47 before it crashes. He lands behind enemy lines in France and his first thought is to hide as he is overcome with fear. But when a young girl finds him, he emerges into a world of espionage. From the comical Pascal to the serious Emilie, Curtis joins a rag tag group of French resistance fighters to liberate Paris.
Well-Chosen Words
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Legend has it that Abraham Lincoln scrawled the Gettysburg Address on the back of an envelope as he traveled to the battlefield to dedicate a cemetery. But the legend belies Lincoln’s struggle to carefully choose the right words. Words that must chart the course for the nation’s future. Because his speech in Gettysburg will change history, but not necessarily in the way he hopes.