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Timeline of America: Sound Bytes from the Consumer Culture
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Timeline is a capsule history of the things that have defined us. It is a lot more than a pop culture trivia book, although no simpler phrase describes it. The chapters are divided into ten timelines that tell the story of America’s development: events, comforts, cars, toys, movies, television, music, nerds, sports, and gossip. Nostalgic stories and an extensive trivia quiz are also included!
The Quick Quirk Quiz - Names of Drinks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Next time you pour yourself something to drink, whether it’s juice, beer, or a soft drink, take the time to consider how that drink came to be. Here are 28 stories behind the creation of popular drinks. Can you match the drink to its story?
Quick Quirk Quiz - In the Kitchen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Have you ever considered the items that are crammed into your kitchen cupboards and cabinets? Behind every box of cereal, every utensil, and every sauce a story waits to be told. Test your knowledge of common kitchen items with these 28 true tales of culinary origins.
Quick Quirk Quiz - Science & Technology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Test your knowledge of the things that make our lives easier in these 28 true tales behind researchers and their discoveries. Can you match the inventors to their inventions after hearing the story behind their development?
Quick Quirk Quiz - Things In the Bathroom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The stuff you store in your bathroom didn’t get their by accident. Long before you bought it, brought it home, and crammed it into your medicine chest, someone was wondering… experimenting… discovering… manufacturing… and marketing. Here are 28 tales behind the things you use when you’re in the bathroom. Can you guess the product after hearing the story behind its invention?
From My Side of the Fence...a horsehusband's point of view
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From My Side of the Fence…a horsehusband’s point of view is a collection of over-the- top horse tales originally appearing in Horse and Rider, Mother Earth News and Horse Illustrated. Alva and his menagerie of friends and neighbors indulge his vivid imagination and inventive genius in avoiding the care and maintenance of his wife Tug’s cow pony, Pachooky.
Brain Man and Double Trouble Ditto Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Randy O'Rourke wants the robot he built to be as "Super Colossal" as those at Future World, an amusement park where robots do all the work. Brain doesn't disappoint him. He does Randy's homework and chores--plus some things he wasn't programmed to do. His red heart glows in response to compliments. He blinks when touched. He uses "mind talk" to communicate with Randy.
The Tower Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The book tells the story of two boys who start on one adventure, but due to a rather exciting discovery in a tower, end up on a completely different adventure. What happens to them? Can they find their way back? Dare you join Andrew and Stuart as they discover The Tower Bridge? ADVICE: Suggested audience 6 plus. Written originally for children, but adults may enjoy it just as much.
The Aremac Project
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Series: The Aremac, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Young genius Roger Fixman invents Aremac, a machine to extracts pictures from people's minds. Everyone wants to steal his invention, yet a flaw in Aremac rendered his wife Tess unable to move or communicate. Can Roger correct the bugs and save her before her body fails? Can he prevent Aremac from falling into unscrupulous hands? Or will age and treachery triumph over youth and hope?
Jigglers: Aremac A Century Later
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Series: The Aremac, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Finally, after 100 years, Roger Fixman explains to his grandson the great secret of Jigglers, Inc., the company that Aremac built and the riches it made for Roger and Tess.