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Paula Sherman and the National Rifle Association
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Paula Sherman's best friend is shot in a mugging and his death is exploited by a pro-gun Senator, Paula begins a crusade. Using guns and sex and media savvy, this modern day Lysistrata turns a nation against the gun crazies.
Come on Philly, We Can Do Better
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
In the book, Julius A. Williams III recounts his experiences as a substitute counselor at a Philadelphia public middle school, exposing incidents involving students, teachers, administration, school police, parents, and more. “Philadelphia does not have to be defined by these failures, but we cannot start solving these problems happening every day in our schools until we acknowledge them.”
A Bark In The Park-Philadelphia: The 20 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The Philadelphia area is a great place to hike with your dog. Your dog can climb hills that leave him panting, walk on some of the most historic grounds in America or circle lakes for miles and never lose sight of the water. This book describes the 20 best outings you can find for your best trail pal. While walking the dog, you'll get generous helpings of local history, botany, geology and more.
A Walking Tour of Bristol, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Bristol, Pennsylvania is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Game 7: Dead Ball
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Series: Marshall Connors Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Major league umpire Marshall Connors believes a vacation cut short is a reasonable price to pay for the opportunity to work the World Series. But that price rapidly escalates when he finds himself in the middle of more than the game on the field. Secrets, lies, and revenge spark a fiery collision between past and present and Marshall quickly realizes some things are better left alone.
Look Up, Philadelphia! A Walking Tour of Germantown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of the Philadelphia section of Germantown is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Baby Killers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A fast-paced, critically acclaimed steampunk adventure set in an alternate Philadelphia, chronicling the intersection of ancient Russian vampires, firesetters, a mad scientist and a most unusual French secret agent. From award-winning science fiction writer Jay Lake.
The Wars Of The Shannons
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Series: The Shannon Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,500. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Wars Of The Shannons... In third book in the Shannon series young Patrick Shannon finds himself swept up in the Civil War - and fighting on the opposite side of his family.
The Cordovan Vault
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,530. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Kayla & Quinn are having a really bad weekend. For 14-year old enemies who are forced to live together it takes something extraordinary for things to be really bad. Like their house exploding. Or people trying to kill them. When a DVD turns up saying "We are not who you think we are," they begin a crazy adventure to figure out what that means & they find that nothing is the way it seems.
Reflections Of A Black Man's Mind
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Philadelphia born Poet Osayimwese Nadir Karume set the Philadelphia poetry scene on fire with his first book Reflections Of A Black Man's Mind. This book of poems explores a young black boy's thoughts as he grows up from the streets of North Philadelphia to the shores of Italy and back to the streets of his home town. He also offers essays on Black crime and the Black education system.