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Foxleaf Anthology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Some of your favorite authors –you just don’t know it yet! This eclectic collection of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction features writers from the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Mystery, fantasy, science fiction, inspirational –there’s something for everybody (and probably several somethings.)
Crash Position
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,330. Language: Australian English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Liz’s dream job as a flight attendant soon becomes a nightmare–uncovering an industry-wide scandal, while battling to save her own sanity. Crash Position takes you around the world on a behind the scenes visit, revealing the secrets the airlines don’t want you to know.
'Alex Hamilton's phone call changed my life'
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Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
This is a story of human spirit,human bonds, love kindness and generosity...They say you are among the blessed people of God,when in your heart surges a sea of kindness and love,you desire to love & help every person around you....how does this sea come to be?...Khalil Gibran said 'generosity is giving you what i need more than you do',but why does man practice generosity at all in the first place
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
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Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
Faces of War: Iraq, the Road to Heaven or Hell
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One young American soldier, a Mortuary Affairs specialist, went to Iraq to bring home fallen soldiers and almost ended up a fallen warrior himself. This is the true story of Michael Foster, his team, and their time spent on the battlefield and in the mortuary retrieving and processing the corpses of allies and hostiles, strangers and friends -- and it is the story of those who can no longer speak.
Finding Home: A Memoir of Arts and Crafts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
Finding Home speaks to everyone who appreciates arts and crafts and the role they play making a home. In a series of twenty-six brief essays the author reflects on a range of topics-from rug hooking and macrame to tole painting, letter writing, calligraphy, card making, and porcelain painting.
Dreamers and Deviants - The First Three
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Series: Dreamers and Deviants, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Dreamers and Deviants is a series of short stories with two arcs. The first being TK Charles' struggle to transition from a meathead Division One jock to write and publish a novel. The second arc revolves around memories spurned by his observations of everyday life. These memories revolve around his past as an athlete and businessman. The First Three - Hawaii Arrival, Broken Jaw, LuLu Trippin
One Moment: A Memoir of Loss, Stillbirth, Faith, and Hope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,730. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"One Moment" chronicles the author’s experience with sudden loss in her personal life and inside her classroom. It is also her memoir of growing up in West Virginia, daughter to a working single mother for part of her life. Clearly, it is the loss of her granddaughter to stillbirth that dominates this memoir and helps inform the public about a little known epidemic.
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)