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A Lasting Cure for Magic
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Series: Contagious Magic, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,720. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Picking up two minutes after the shocking and unnerving ending to A Wild Epidemic of Magic, this book finds Kelley and Jeroan stranded in Dubuque, Iowa, just after their parents—and all the Sorcerers they met in the past two months—were whisked away by the vengeful Druid. Kelley and Jeroan now must work together, for the first time in their lives. The conclusion to the Contagious Magic trilogy.
Contagious Magic
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Series: Contagious Magic. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 241,440. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Magic: more contagious than the common cold... Kelley and Jeroan get infected by magic one cold and snowy morning, and soon find themselves fighting for their lives, using their new-found magic skills. Contagious Magic collects A Sudden Outbreak of Magic, A Wild Epidemic of Magic, and A Lasting Cure for Magic.
Riley's Blues
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Price: Free! Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A wealthy psychopath is engaged in something utterly detestable; but before they can put a stop to it, a down-and-out musician, a mysterious schizophrenic girl, and a former Heisman-candidate-turned-philosopher must overcome ambition, envy, and overwhelming odds that favor all of them winding up broken, killed, or incarcerated.
Troll Brother
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Series: Trolls, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,750. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
When Robert and Richard Johansson, the third, explore their new surroundings in the midst of the Rocky Mountains they inadvertently stumble into a troll. Armed with the troll queen's own machinations to infiltrate and learn whether the human race of the 21st century is ready to interact with faerie folk again after centuries apart, the little troll becomes an adopted brother to the Johanssons.
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.
One World One Company
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
It is time to update the way we view the world of business. In this book, Fredrik Härén argues for why—and how—companies need to become global in the way they conduct business.
Say Goodbye to Everything
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This is a story of how honest, positive-thinking, hard-working, capable people come into conflict with our over-regulated western society. It will be of interest to anyone who would like to escape from a world in which human rights matter more than common humanity, safety matters more than adventure, bureaucracy matters more than romance, and the nanny state tries to control everything.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
The House of Hasson
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Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young boy returns to his primitive homeworld to save it from domination by an advanced race. But before the House of Hasson will listen to him, he must clear his name of murder--or be executed.
Cards And Gladiators: The Wishing Stone
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The first time I touched a card, it was as cold as ice. In a quiet, dark night, we met the first guardian, an unexpected one too. Childhood rhymes... A serial murder case... Another insane guardian that we couldn't avoid. Then the voices screamed in the ruined city. Don't be confused, it's an unfolding story. it started with a teenager's hope.