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The Fight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Fed up of Henry ‘Haz’ Tailor, Piers picks his dad’s brains for how to deal with him. So that, next time, Piers will have a real surprise for him. Little does Haz know that Piers’s dad loves boxing. And he won’t allow his son to fail. An unconventional father-son story which blurs the line between right and wrong. The Fight: a Daniel Redfern short story.
Rhys's Friend
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Rhys spent primary school just getting through the days. But now, at secondary school, he finds himself desperate to make friends on his first day. But will he succeed when all his old schoolmates conspire to ruin it for him? A hopeful story that proves making friends is never easy. Rhys’s Friend: a Daniel Redfern short story
I am NOT a Bicycle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
This is a message for all of you. Alex suffered at the hands of the ‘cool kids.’ But she won’t suffer in silence any longer. So she lays out the cold, hard facts to tell the whole school exactly what really happened at that party. An impassioned cry against all those who mistreat and use for their own ends. I am NOT a Bicycle: a short story.
It Burns a Lovely Light
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Price: $16.95 USD. Words: 74,000. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature
Alternately hilarious, heartbreaking, and subtly twisted, It Burns a Lovely Light follows Farley and William James and the unconventional residents of a falling-down boarding house as they see each other through shattered dreams, uncovered secrets, and a brutal act of intolerance.
The Yam Po Club
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
Boarding school – a painful rite of passage which remains forever etched in memories long after the days of confinement are over. At least that’s the impression Onyebuchi has been given by her older brother. The Yam Po Club is a coming of age story about a group of girls who defy the odds to form a lasting friendship and survive the many trials of boarding school life.
Make your own Drum - An Experiment to do at Home. Part of the Dr Duncan’s Fun Lab series
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Series: Dr Duncan's Fun Lab, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Acoustics & Sound
Dr Duncan’s Fun Lab is a series of ebooks, each of which features a fun and educational science experiment to do at home. In this book you will learn how to make a drum out of ordinary household objects. You will also learn how drums work, what sound is and how to understand the basic scientific principles involved. Series consultant: Dr Duncan Westland MBCS, MBA, MA, D.Phil.
I Was A Teenage Stowbilly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Although these essays are set in the author's hometown of Stow, Ohio, they could just as easily be from anyone's childhood hometown of legend and lore. If you remember tetherball, dodge ball, endless hallways, thought-provoking lunch food and other things from schooldays, you'll enjoy this sample collection from Michael Pollick. The entire collection, "A Very Stowbilly Sampler" is also available.
Dear Bette Davis
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bette Davis ruined my life. Well, Bette Davis and Howard Hawk's 'The Big Sleep'. This is the story of my childhood.
The Boy Who Spoke Mosquito
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Duey Pepper doesn't talk much. He doesn't have parents. His only friend is Oliver. Oliver died. The bullies should have left Duey alone after that.
The Cull
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Price: Free! Words: 29,670. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
It starts off with a hit and run. Next it’s a car crash. Then the school bus is obliterated by a train. Then there’s a fire… Each time, it either involves someone who upset Jasmine, or Jasmine miraculously survives. She reckons the angel Gariel is protecting her. But Gariel needs a book, and Jasmine doesn’t know where to find it – and the longer she takes, the more the school seems to be in danger