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On the Edge of History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,750. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Dabney family from Boston settled on the island of Faial in the Azores during the 19th century and quickly became involved in the political, literary, intellectual and religious changes taking place in Europe and America. This book provides a glimpse of their life and significant influence on 19th-century history at the crossroads of the Atlantic.
It Doesn't Have to Be Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine those dreams in which you're in your old high school, even though the place looks nothing like your old high school. Events seem normal enough at first, but then, suddenly, everyone is using fire poles instead of stairs to get from floor to floor, and you realize you're wearing pajamas. Reading Rosenthal's short stories is like having one of those dreams.
The River in Winter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140,280. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Jonah Murray has known much happiness, but after the end of his first love affair, the rawness of his emotions leads him into a dangerous entanglement. Spike Peterson rekindles Jonah’s longing for companionship, but Spike isn’t the kind to offer companionship. Eliot Moon offers Jonah a more transcendent path to happiness, but to take Eliot's way, Jonah will have to make difficult sacrifices.
Of Sound And Silence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2010 by Untreed Reads. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sometimes, what is not communicated between two people can be louder than what is.
A Waltz Yes, a Heart No
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Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Following his divorce, Dr. Stanley Gilford, chief of cardiology at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, restructured his life on the guiding principle of maximum gain, minimum pain. So what is the well-heeled doctor doing with Ruby, a high school dropout and waitress at the local greasy spoon, and what are his options visa vie the pallid, five year old boy whose damaged heart beats in three-four time?
Down the Memory Hole
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Series: Children (ages 9-12). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,640. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Death & Dying
Summer vacation sucks when 12-year-old Buzz shares his room with a grandpa who has Alzheimer’s disease and his parents forbid him to associate with his best friend. The idea of giving up Mitch is bad enough. But how can he relate to an old man who wears adult diapers and thinks dog biscuits are people cookies? Someone who could die in the night and scare Buzz right out of puberty! (Ages 12 & up)
Hanns Heinz Ewers Alraune
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 99,470. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
By Hanns Heinz Ewers 1911 Translated by Joe E. Bandel 2009 Illustrated by Mahlon Blaine In cooperation with the Hanns Heinz Ewers Estate. Alraune and Galeotto Copyright Wilfried Kugel Translation of Alraune and Galeotto copyright Joe E. Bandel This is Hanns Heinz Ewers most famous novel, newly translated and uncensored for the first time in the English language.
The Cross-eyed Gypsy
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Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A straight-laced ex-nun must decide what to do with a stolen Sony Trinitron TV. The arrival of a Russian Jew in the apartment complex where she lives resolves the matter of the ’hot’ TV while opening another can of existential worms.
Haiku Notebook Second Edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
In addition to the humorous poems on the Internet, haiku have literary roots in ancient Japan. Award-winning haiku poet W. F. Owen presents a primer for the serious-minded poet in this second edition of Haiku Notebook. The book is written in haibun style (prose combined with haiku), so readers can see the origins, themes and contexts of the poems. There are over 260 poems presented.
Minifiction Volume One: Marouflage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Minifiction Volume One: Marouflage contains 90 carefully-crafted stories and fictions that open up 90 new worlds in less than a page each. Each piece explores the limits of conventional story telling, the extremes of parody and the absurdity of fictional advice. Marouflage will appeal to those who savour their reading, as well as those looking for a quick story with an unexpected twist.