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One Tough Cookie
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Series: Carol Sabala Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Baker/amateur sleuth Carol Sabala investigates a case of poisoned cookies at a local high school. While Carol recalls the tortures of her teen years, someone hurls a talented, pregnant student to her death on the Mello Center stage. As Carol tracks the killer, she falls victim to a relentless stalker.
BLACK LILIES
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Vivid dreams were the least of Adora's worries when she finally left her father's home and moved to the California Central Coast to live with her mother. Strange whispering, the sense that someone is following her, a new guy, and an old gypsy tale surround her. Now she has to decide who she can trust in order to save herself from an ancient curse.
The Moon And The Tide
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Series: Marina's Tales, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,700. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
The second part of the "Marina's Tales" series, "The Moon And The Tide" continues the story that began in "Between The Land And The Sea". Just when things seem to be all figured out, Marina discovers that there's a lot more going on behind the scenes than she ever imagined. A terrible accident exposes her secret, and she must use all of her new skills to cope with more than one kind of betrayal.
The Black Men and Steven Spielberg
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Semi-autobiographical but mostly fantastical essay on growing up in the outdoors of California in the 1970s, and the importance of having family just as quirky and not-quirky as you are. A coming of age story not really about adolescence, but maybe about being an oddball among oddballs.
Galapagos: In Darwin's Footsteps
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 1996 writer-adventurer Mark Newman traveled to the Galapagos Islands. He stayed in the famed archipelago for longer than Charles Darwin had and visited more than twice as many of the islands. Here is his fascinating account of that journey. Globetrotters, wildlife enthusiasts, armchair explorers and Darwin history buffs will all find this book irresistible.
Requiem at Christmas (A Miss Henry Mystery Book 3)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Juliet Henry loved snow. Without snow there was no cross-country skiing. No skiing and there was no Christmas spirit, however feeble, to shine on the bleak winter. While others might scan the December skyline looking for the first Christmas lights in their neighborhood, or search the stores the principal Christmas tree to go up at the mall.
Portrait of a Gossip (A Miss Henry Mystery Book 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Juliet Henry, water-color artist and retired agent of the NSA, wouldn't stack up her knowledge of the human heart against the great romantic poets, but she knows a thing or two about human avarice and stupidity. It comes as no great surprise when the small artists' colony of Bartholomew's Woods ends up with a dead resident.
The Last Bird
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this literary thriller, a pair of seemingly unrelated murders roil the idyllic campus of a coastal California university.
Surfing Mavericks: The Unofficial Biography of Jay Moriarity
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Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Jay Moriarity was a big wave surfer whose positive spirit, relentless dedication, and respect for his sport earned him the admiration of the entire surfing world. Although, he lost his life just one day before his 23rd birthday, he is still an inspiration to not just the surfing community, but to countless people that he met in his life.
Arriba Up, Abajo Down at the Boardwalk
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Series: Spanish Children's Books, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Opposites
An activity book of contrasts and opposites in both Spanish and English--with text and pronunciation guide in both languages. Arriba Up includes finding and counting activities and vivid illustrations for language comprehension (2 years & up).