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MOLOKA'I BOY by Kirby Wright
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A four-year-old learns lessons of life and death on his grandmother's remote island ranch.
A Timely Death
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Price: Free! Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Grace has a gorgeous home in the hills of Southern California, a loving husband and two grown daughters. But just as Grace begins to enjoy her newfound freedom, her kids and grandchildren move back into the house. Then, when her father dies suddenly, she must care for her ailing mother. Grace reaches her emotional brink, and the family is forced to make a controversial decision.
Laughs, Lies & Limericks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This selection of racy and irreverent limericks is taken from Lorraine’s extensive collection of poetry. Anyone except prudes can enjoy a good laugh at her whimsical depiction of the human condition. Many different subjects are covered, most from the bawdy belly side of the tracks. Kiwi’s are known for their earthy view of life, her limericks are no exception. Enjoy her naughty look at life.
The Poetess
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 250. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This book is a timeless collection of love poems and photographs created by Dr. Claus. The poetry is designed to touch your heart, make you laugh and even cry. These poems speak to the heart and are joined together with brilliant photography of our natural world to create works of art you will enjoy. Take a moment to breathe a poem and when you breathe, love will surround you.
The Least Preacher
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
"There is a lot of red clay and long nights in every line Janice Daugharty puts on paper." Pat Conroy Duncan finds his lost faith hiking the roads to country churches with his nephew, who he passes off as the world's littlest preacher. Duncan used to be a preacher himself; his father was too. But as he tells the boy, "You gotta have a hook, or else be called. And you gotta leave the women alone
Gone With the Wind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Gone with the wind were the mothers we knew, as they watched the movie. Usually strict, they let my cousins and me roam the shimmery, other-worldly theater. We went alone to the restrooms; we bought all the Cokes and popcorn we wanted. Coins seemed to spawn in our mothers' purses. They would never be the same and neither would I...
Hidden Messages in Children's Picture Books
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010 by Look Again Press. Category: Essay » Literature
Analyzes six picture books to offer insights into the way children’s books can lead young children to either adopt and accept stereotyped gender roles for women, or challenge these socialized structures. What Maria Nikolajeva says: "Pearson's interpretation of the Velveteen Rabbit is very exciting to use in juxtaposition to the more conventional one."
Baby Codes: Top Ten Tips to Help Your Baby Sleep
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
Parents today are worn out, sleep-deprived and simply exhausted. They need quick and easy solutions to helping their baby sleep through the night. Baby Codes: Top Ten Tips provides 10 easy-to-understand suggestions to help them unlock the keys to their child’s unique sleep preferences. They're not only fast and applicable, they're all absolutely Free.
The Last Giant
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,910. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Firefly yearns to tattoo giants, just like her mother. But one morning a rogue giant kidnaps her mother and takes her up to the plateau, a dangerous place for all river people. Firefly attempts to rescue her mother, putting her own life in peril. Then she learns her mother harbors a secret that calls into question everything Firefly ever believed about her people, her family, and herself.
Letting Go and New Beginnings: A Mother's Poetic Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
"Letting Go and New Beginnings: A Mother's Poetic Journey" tells a very personal yet universal story through inspiring poetry and lyrical photographs. Supports parents with teens leaving home, to encourage understanding, heal rifts, and ease the pain of separation by giving voice to a complex and deeply emotional time. Sharing these poems may enrich and deepen family relationships.