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How God Ruined My Life
By Jay M Horne
Series: Life's A Joke!, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
What gives you the right to judge? Is that not God’s Job? After a little education, you would come to realize that God is a being of unconditional love, and in being so, may not even be judgemental him self! And if he is a judgemental God then who are we to judge him for it? So if you are judging this book by its’ cover, perhaps you could learn a little something from these texts!
The Hawk and the Sparrow
By Selene Coulter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
A contemporary fable, The Hawk and the Sparrow recounts 65 years of a woman's life, chronicling the sacrifices that she's made to reach the top.
A Story Almost Told
By Rick Karlsruher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Everyone's life is a story. Mine became more of one than I ever imagined possible. All I wanted to do was get my movie made. How did I know this dream would take me across three continents? How could I know I'd become part of an IRS sting? I never expected a baby-faced conman would destroy my life nor did I expect to see aparthied in South Africa or be arrested in New Orleans and much more.
Brook Trout and the Writing Life
By Craig Nova
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Eno Publishers. Category: Nonfiction
Novelist Craig Nova's memoir reveals the life of an American novelist in the modern age. Joy, fear, love, children, fishing, friends, marriage are some of the elements of his wonderful life in which the personal and the literary are inextricably intertwined. It is a drama of what goes on just beyond the surface of the writing life.
Departures
By Stephen Leslie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The is a moving book of poetry by an upstate New York hospice Chaplain. The poems about true experiences from working with terminally ill patients. Most of the poems are written in an Ancient Japanese style called a Haibun. A Haibun is a combination of a brief narrative plus a Haiku. As you might expect many of the stories are moving but surprisingly there is also humor. Enjoy
4.5 Years
By Jean Gill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The true story of a young Scottish soldier stranded in France during WW2 and sent to a Prisoner-of-War camp. With his forced companions, he fought his own war to stay alive and keep his humanity,in a world where one egg is an illegal treasure, where knives are hidden and get used, where Jewish prisoners are glimpsed and, inexplicably, disappear. This book is a tribute to the human spirit.
The Single Girl's Guide To Egg Freezing
By EggFreezingSuccess Effsie
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
What do you do if your clock is ticking, you're not dating someone you want to raise a child with and you don't relish the idea of being a single parent? This inspirational, first-person account looks at egg freezing as an empowering option. The author demystifies the process as she shares her journey with you. The book comes with a resource guide and plenty of practical information.
Anyone for Love? Poems by John Howard Reid
By John Howard Reid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
An anthology of over 100 original poems, ANYONE FOR LOVE includes major prize-winners in top writing contests. However, no less than 72 poems are published here for the first time. Reid decided to include only work he still enjoyed reading and reciting, even though some excluded poems had attracted critical acclaim. Reid's own favorites are his tribute to Walt Disney's pal, Ub Iwerks, and "Love".
These Things Happened
By Scott Nicholson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction
Most of what follows is true, even the fiction. It contains cigarette smoking, drinking, and, yes, some sex, because I know you like that sort of thing. This has been a strange life. My life. Features stories, poems, and essays of relationships, romance, joy, and pain. Some of this will make you laugh, some of it may make you cry. You might hate me later, but that's okay. You won't be the first.
Pieces of Paper: A short story set in Tokyo
By Jeannie Lin
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
A chance encounter brings a hint of romance to a young woman's journey through the streets of Tokyo. Author Jeannie Lin's semi-autobiographical short story explores questions of identity and connectedness in the digital age. Author's note: All proceeds from the sale of this story will be donated to the Red Cross for the relief effort in Japan.