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Oliver Twist In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,490. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist” is considered one of his greatest books. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Wilde's classic novel is also included.
Death's Time Keeper
Price: Free! Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Death has it’s time keepers spread across the four directions in the world. They remind Death to visit people when their time in this world is over. As legend has it such people are called Death’s Time Keepers. This story’s about one such timekeeper who falls in love with a girl. At the end however he knows it’s her time to die. Will he be able to sacrifice his immortality for her? Let’s find out!
The Forgotten Room - A Sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett's 'The Secret Garden'
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
'The Forgotten Room' begins a mater of months after the original, and continues the stories of Mary, Colin, Dickon and the rest of the beloved characters from 'The Secret Garden.' This is the story of what happens next to the people of Misselthaite Manor. Mary finds another secret, learns more about Colin and her friends, gets a tutor, and faces a crucial decision or two.
Ferdinand Finds a Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Adoption
This is a very short fiction Children's story about a little puppy that is born under a Christmas tree and becomes an orphan.
Wheezer the Wire-Loose Goose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00)
Wheezer is an orphan and a bully, who is hated by the rest of his flock. Children will identify with Wheezer’s search for self-worth and rejoice with him as he finds it. His courage and ultimate reward have special meaning for stragglers, strugglers, and non-conformists. Wheezer appeals to all ages. His positive philosophy is easily understood and, when practiced, promises life-changing results.
The Bridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
This is the heart-warming story of an orphan boy in nineteenth-century Paris who is searching for a clue to his lost family. His kindness to strangers, however, pays off during a fateful encounter on his way to celebrate Christmas Eve mass at the famous Notre Dame Cathedral.
The Red Balloon
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Little Fritz, from the (in)famous children's story about the evil sourcerer who captures little children, arrives at the magic castle to free the children and bring them home again. But not all of them are happy to return to the lives they were taken from...
The Poor Little Waif
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Death & Dying, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
This is a very short fiction children's story about a poor little orphan girl who befriends a lost puppy. She and the puppy are very hungry and cold. She finds some food, gives it to the puppy, and gets only a few crumbs for herself.
Sweet Oblivion (Sweet Series #1)
Series: Sweet, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,860. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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Nariella has nothing good in her life, except for her best friend Rydan. When strange phenomena start becoming an every day part of her life because of a mysterious boy, Nari becomes intertwined in a dangerous, secret world that she never could've imagined. Naminé has responsibilities. Duties. But when that suddenly involves carrying out the biggest betrayal against the King, will she succeed?
A Touch of Death
Price: Free! Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
There is an ancient evil inside Katie ... Cruel and bitter the demon awaits, displeased that she has not yet succumbed to its powers. And as she must fight demons when they threaten to invade her world and harm her loved ones, she must also fight the demon within herself. A Touch of Death is the first novel in the series about Katie Rosefield.