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Travelantics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
We've heard it all before - bored urbanite quits rat race for life of travel and adventure. Or have we? Superhuman naivety and a crippling lack of preparation make Adonis' story an improbable barrage of comical escapades. Set against a shifting backdrop, ranging from ancient lost cities to strip clubs, his travels fling him from the terror of near death experiences to moments of life-affirming joy
Simon and the Wardrobe of Destiny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,580. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Simon is having a bad day. A very bad day indeed. He's been fired from work, dumped by his girlfriend and kicked out of his house. And to top it all off, a cat has just pushed him through a wormhole into an alternate reality filled with Orcs, Elves and Dwarves. And for some reason they think he's a wizard...
Dodging Shells
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 49,960. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The war is raging through Italy in 1943, and a young Canadian soldier struggles to stay alive. But nothing can dampen his sense of humour—not hunger or horror or the shellfire that doesn’t always miss. Not month after month in the thick of the fight. Tommy is irrepressible. It doesn’t sound like much fun? Well, it is...the way Tommy tells it. And furthermore—it’s all true.
Squidwidget, Oskar and the Fartlebird
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
An illustrated children's storybook of the adventures of Lily, or Squidwidget, as she sets off to look for her pet cat, Oskar. On her journey she meets the amazing Fartlebird who helps her find Oskar and return home. The book appeals to young readers with its word play and humour. The book is amusingly illustrated in watercolours.
Thrum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Thrum is an out-of-work dropout from magic university, frustrated and alone in a world ruled by sorcery and where landlords are backed by eviction ogres. His fate changes the day he happens across a scroll with an Archmage trapped within. Driven from his home clad in dressing gown and rabbit shaped slippers Thrum is pursued at every turn by a sect of dark wizards.
Yorkshire Puddings Shouldn't Bounce - The Journal of Phillippa Grubb
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,330. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
It’s nearly Christmas, and Phillippa Grubb waits at a freezing bus stop. But instead of catching the Number 12, she boards a roller coaster ride that changes her life forever.
The Spotless Leopard
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Series: The Lost Forest, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Once long ago, or short ago if you haven't got much time, somewhere on the African savannah, a group of trees decided to form a wood. The wood became a forest and then a Lost Forest... Within and around the forest lived many animals. Some had quite unusual adventures.This is the tale of one, a leopard named Opa. One day Opa lost her spots. But that is only half the story.
Explain That to a Martian 2
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Series: Explain That To A Martian, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I had visitors. They had come all the way from Mars for my fish finger sandwiches.
The Wonderful World of Linus Bailey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,050. Language: British English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Linus Bailey is a kid who makes things up. He doesn't lie, he simply won't distinguish between what is real and what isn't. On the morning of his tenth birthday, his bizarre invented world comes true. The results of this pandemonium are life-threatening unless one man can save them—a Ninja Warrior called Nigel, Linus Bailey's long lost dad.
Magic Molly book two Gloop
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Series: Magic Molly, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: British English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Molly Miggins has been given a task by the Magic Council. The task? To rescue her parents from the mysterious, void where they were sent after a disappearing trick went terribly wrong. In book one, The Mirror Maze, Molly managed to outwit a crafty wizard and rescue her father. Now the race is on to find her mother who has been captured and taken to another part of the void by a ghost called Gloop