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Finishing Touches
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,190. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jenna escaped demanding parents with an early marriage to an unknown artist, but her husband's success catapults her into another world she feels she doesn't belong. Newly widowed as a young mother, Jenna fights overwhelming artistic desires while she hides from her husband's shadow. Rejecting her impulses becomes impossible when another magnetic young artist begins to pull at her spirit.
A Friend Made Me Remember
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Poems from the heart, mind and soul of Paul Bennett that will climb into your heart and grip your being. His words will lyrically touch each of your senses and passionately stroke your soul. He reveals strong feelings for family, children, his pride as a black man, respect for black women and compassion for people. He expresses unique racial empathy and political insight, not politically correct.
United States Post Offices Volume 3 The Upper Midwest
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps
The third volume in a set of eight that comprises an alphabetical listing of the over 166,000 post offices that have ever operated in the 50 United states from 1776 to date. The listing for each office contains a county location, dates of operation and a Scarcity Index (S/I) value that offers postmark collectors with a guide to the relative value of postmarks from that post office.
Six Thousand Signatures: My Trek Through Illinois Politics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Is the playing field level for men and women in Illinois politics, or is it politics as usual? This book chronicles the campaigning experience of one woman's bid for Barack Obama's former Senate seat. Serious, poignant, thought-provoking and humorous.
Blood & Chocolate
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Marnie Hawthorne inherits her family fortune, a chocolate empire built on the world-famous Hawthorne Toffee Bar, she also inherits a secret her reclusive grandmother took to her grave. The truth behind the Hawthornes' rise from small town candy makers to international chocolate magnates is as disturbing as it is unbelievable and the only man who knows the whole story has a reason not to tell.
Robert Wadlow - The Unique Life of the Boy Who Became the World's Tallest Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
A children's biography about young Robert Wadlow. The victim of an overactive pituitary gland, Robert lived from 1918 to 1940. He stood just shy of 9 feet tall by the time of his death at age 22. Robert didn't choose his situation, but his accomplishment was in how he handled it. Written for upper elementary readers. Lexile text measure: 770. Includes historical images.
The Daddy Trap
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Lindsay wanted a baby, Gibb didn't -- and their marriage broke up over the disagreement. Now Gibb's back in town, and their attraction is just as strong. But Gibb still doesn't want a child -- and Lindsay now has an eight‑year‑old son. The Daddy Trap was a finalist in the RWA RITA competition.
The Unexpected Landlord
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
The last thing Clancey Kincade needs as she opens her new toy store is Rowan McKenna: accountant, real estate investor -- and her new and accidental landlord. Rowan didn't intend to buy the building out from under Clancey -- and his new and accidental tenant is no more to his liking than he is to hers. Book #4 of the McKenna Series.
Hotels Near Chicago Union Station
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Reviews of hotels near Chicago Union Station, which is Chicago's Amtrak train station. Reviews and recommendations for Chicago metro Amtrak train Union Station hotels. Also includes a brief description and history of Chicago Union Station and tourist attractions and activities within one mile of Union Station. 8 pages.
No Place Like Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Kaye Reardon and Graham Forrest make a perfect couple -- all they need is the perfect house. But real estate agent Brendan McKenna seems to think that Kaye shouldn't be looking for a house at all, but for a different man. Book #2 in the McKenna Series.