Books tagged: poignant

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Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With the depth of a memoir and the flow of a novel, John Sheirer chronicles how his simple youth of farm, sports, school, nature, and family led him to an unlikely adulthood as an author and college professor. He explores intensely personal experiences and relationships with humor, surprise, awe, suspense, and deep insight. He teaches us we can go home again.
One of Eleven, a true story about finding your way
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,000. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One of Eleven is a raw, honest, and hilarious memoir about growing up as one of eleven children in a poor, Catholic family in the middle of nowhere Kansas. Written by the ninth, very different, and "probably adopted" child, it is an entertaining and poignant coming of age story that vividly captures Jerry Forristal's inspirational search for identity and purpose.
Mister Kreasey's Demon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,470. Language: British English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Village teacher, Matt Kreasey, is reduced to paranoia by the street-hardened students in his new inner-city London post. His student, Amy, lets him glimpse at love, but could she, too, be one of those gathering with the hunting knife which has already ended the life of his colleague ? Can a paranoid stop himself from destroying she, alone, who might have shown him what enduring love could be ?
Shirl's Shorts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
You will find Shirl's Shorts filled with interesting stories often written with a little twist at the end. Some stories came from her vivid imagination and others have a hint of truth in them, yet are embellished for your entertainment. Following each story you will find a poem usually related to the story in some manner.
Through The Storm
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A vicious attack out at sea sweeps a well-known entertainer to a far-off shore after a storm. A village girl and her family save him. But a cruel twist of fate kills the girl's parents and throws the young couple together, forcing them to weather a myriad of personal storms. All the while, danger lurks behind, growing bolder and more desperate, threatening to destroy everything in its path...
Word SHOTS
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Arthur Weil has written a wonderful collection of short aphorisms and sayings. They are easy-to-read comments and idioms on life that cheer a person up and that anybody can relate to. Arthur has a wonderful gift for seeing through ordinary life into the soul. His verses and sayings are amusing, clever and poignant, and make one smile and reflect on the most important aspects of everyday life.
Flashes of Romance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These six "flash fiction" contemporary romances are about people just like you and me. No lavish mansions; vampires; or jet setters with pounding hearts and flowing locks, but sweet stories about real people in true-to-life relationships. Filled with poignant romantic moments, each story will warm your heart and bring you hope. Read one whenever you need a flash of romance in your day.
Feeding the Father (free short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Inspired by true events, this short first-person fictional monologue follows a poignant turning point in a man's life.
Doctor Cotton
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A very special boy with the power to heal is born at San Francisco's Lands End one night during a meteor shower. Four years later he changes forever the lives of three women. DOCTOR COTTON is a timeless fable, where the supernatural coexists with the seemingly ordinary, weaving a miraculous tale of redemption, salvation and ultimately what it means to be loved.
Parting is such sweet sorrow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
This funny, poignant slice of life from rural Ireland will make you smile.