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Pop! Goes the Weasel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Memories of growing up in Australia during World War II inspire a story that weaves in and out of imagination and reality. For two children in Melbourne, the war is distant and unreal, but, almost imperceptibly, life is changing around them. Abruptly, they find themselves evacuated away from a loving family to harsher circumstances in the country. Do their experiences destroy or strengthen them? I
Mighty Fortress
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You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
Lynching Willie
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
The book “Lynching Willie” was written to inform today’s youth about the schemes put in place to thwart the progress of African Americans in America. We can rebuild the family structure, and focus on financial empowerment and the restoration of sound morals. Destructive thinking and behavior has overwhelmed the potential of our youth throughout the inner cities of the U.S.
The Holly King
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Price: Free! Words: 44,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Holidays with the Hancocks: too many presents, too much booze, a lot of tears. Youngest son Carson, now a filmmaker, explores the history of Christmas by filming holiday visits to his family. Along the way he finds the dying cult of Mithras, Yulegoats in Rio, anarchists and squatters, evangelocalism, a costume solstice party, sleighs of reindeer bones, lapsed monks and their secular monastery.
Kentucky Derby IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 24. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It’s the ultimate Kentucky Derby IQ test.
Stranger Stan
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Stranger Stan, in this short story, is about life during the Great Depression of the 1930's in America. A time of hunger, sorrow, depression and hope was a rare commodity. To maintain one's dignity, required metal and physical strength unequaled for the times. Stan was the 'stranger' of the times.
Διαφέροντα και περίεργα τινά ιστορήματα
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: Greek. Published: December 13, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Τα γνωστά με τον τίτλο "Διαφέροντα και περίεργα τινά ιστορήματα" Απομνημονεύματα του Γιαννιώτη Αλέξη Κουτσαλέξη.
Seize the Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Marcus, a young Roman legionnaire, is condemned to the galleys by corrupt officials. With his friend he escapes, and they flee through the ancient world, seeking shelter among nomads living in the borderlands of the Empire in path of a barbarian incursion. Among the horse people Marcus has to adapt to a new way of life and fight for his love.
Motioning My Minds
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Price: Free! Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Purging my too large archives, I came across three Short Stories that I penned several years back. I am certain that you will enjoy them. They are my gift to you. Enjoy!
Helen: A Psychic Gift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
This book is a memoir of Helen Gilman, a long time resident of Boulder, Colorado. She was more than 90 years old when she died. She was deaf for most of her life and worked as a psychic reading the tea leaves of thousands of residents during the many years of her practice. This book contains many remarkable stories telling of Helen's uncanny ability to see things invisible to others.