Books tagged: homeless

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The Education of Queenie McBride
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,830. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012 by Publishing Syndicate. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » General
This LGBT Young Adult novel features over-privileged and over-confident Queenie McBride who quickly realizes that college isn't as easy as her private high school. When Queenie meets Pudge, a homeless LGBT teen, her entire world is forever changed. With the help of her roommate JJ and new friend Izzy, Queenie leaves her old habits behind and becomes the person she has always wanted to be.
Steve Chooses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
"Steve Chooses" is a paranormal short story about a homeless man.
Mourning Under the Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,770. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A homeless girl is reunited with her wealthy, wizard family and finds that food, warmth, and shelter come with a price.
A Life in the City
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Eaton Centre was Life in the City and the Mall Walkers were the law, but behind the glamorous fashion and bright lights was another world the public would never see: murder, gang brawls, sexual assault and the torching of several city blocks. These were the secrets which would eventually bring the Mall Walkers down. A Life in the City is a true story in the loss of innocence of a young man.
The Mission
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When a homeless woman and child show up in the alleyway, Max is captivated by the child. The little one stares at him with the most amazing gray eyes Max ever saw. He's not supposed to help them. In fact, if he lets them in the warehouse, he risks losing his job as night watchman. Then he'll be out on the street, too, and yet, Max cannot turn his back on the homeless child.
Death of a Talisman
You set the price! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A retired newspaper columnist looks into the anonymous death of a man in his old home town.
Entertaining Angels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A Christian Short Story - Patty Howell writes with her emotions; she'll make you cry, but in a good way. In this short story, Gwen finds a very handsome man that comes to her rescue on that snowy winter night. In the mix, they come across a child that is alone and much too young to be on the streets by herself. This little girl brings joy, love, and hope to them. She is also taught there is a God.
Underlife
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,440. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Warwick House Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Horror » General
Found living on the streets as a child, Thomas has no memory of his childhood. Now grown, he has his own family, but his son, David, has leukaemia. One night, he hits a homeless man, Mack, with his car. He tells Tom he was once part of London's underground homeless and his son's leukaemia is not all it seems. To save his son's life, he must return underground and face the darkness waiting for him.
Boxer Hobo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
When a homeless alcoholic boxer wakes up in a Tasmanian Neuro-Trauma ward with a fractured skull, doctors inform him he won't be able to box or drink alcohol ever again. That's not an option for this thirsty pugilist, after all, he took up boxing to keep off the grog. In his determination to get well and fight again, Johnny Noctor, The Hobo, regularly runs to the top of Mt Wellington.
Skye Blue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,080. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Fourteen year old Skye's love and loyalty for her older brother, who has raised her since she was small, is fierce. As her brother's behavior becomes increasingly destructive, Skye must figure out how to balance love for her brother with keeping herself safe.