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The Rainbow Maker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
It is a story of a man who lives in the sky and makes rainbows. One day he visits earth for the first time.
Che Forever
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
In this bilingual English/Español edition, Che Forever is a sympathetic and poetic biographical sketch detailing the past, promise, potential, and power of the dynamic ideas and ideology of Che Guevara, the iconic Latin American revolutionary. Read it and surprise yourself!
Kami Jin, rev. 3.0
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
“Kami Jin” chronicles the life of protagonist, Gordon Sakata, as he describes his challenging, yet victorious life in the 23rd Century in two worlds – one a troubled life on Earth, and then later on the utopian planet of Xychron. With a global unemployment rate of 95%, Sakata returns to Earth to save those in despair and the homeless and takes them to a distant planet to live in paradise.
Hocus Focus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,620. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Lenny Lusendt receives a pair of contacts that enable him to see who people really are. He sees living Ken and Barbie dolls, and teachers who are cavemen, mummies and cardboard cutouts. Since he’s the only one who sees who Pauline really is (everyone thinks she’s autistic), Lenny must race against time to rescue her before his contacts wear out.
The Remarkable Life of Kitty McInerney: How A Poor Irish Immigrant Raised 17 Children in Great Depression New York
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood
The true story of a poor Irish immigrant who raised 17 children in Great Depression New York. Kitty McInerney’s life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
Cardinal Sin: Vanity
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Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Jesse's modeling career is over, she finds herself prideful and not destined for sainthood. A short story in a series of seven deadly sins. Jesse has past turning fifty in a world where only beauty counts. Short Fiction, romance, literary, immigration
Three Year Old Slave Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
This is a fictional story based on my beginnings in squalor without enough food and no love.
The Picking Flower Garden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Twelve year-old Fiona steals flowers from the garden of 85 year-old Rose and gets into a lot of trouble. Rose and Fiona are at a stand-off until they finally work out a deal that makes them both happy.
Dreams of Hope and Visions of Divine Intervention: A Personal Story of an Eventful Life, This Far
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,420. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
More often a politician speaks because he has to say something but a prophet speaks because he has something to say. The writing of my story is not prompted by “Me too—I have to say something!” It is, rather, because I have something to say—a story to tell. Come with me, lend me your ears, and listen to the story of divine intervention.
The Giving Festival
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It’s summertime and Dylan and his friends are dismayed to spend their days with the odd Mrs. Ticklepenny, until she helps them throw a Giving Festival. The children use the money to donate animals to Fridah and her classmates in Kenya. What begins as a bad summer turns into a summer Dylan's friends will never forget. Readers meet the real children of Kenya. Authors proceeds to benefit Kenyans.