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Do Chickens Have Hangovers?
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 125,250. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Art
A story for children that adults will enjoy, recounting the experiences of a time that most people alive today will not remember unless they have paid close attention to their grandparents and older relatives. Full of anecdotes and humor that bring alive the era before, during, and after the Great Depression leading up to modern times.
WATER: 50 Years of Thinking by an Olympic Swimmer and Coach
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,060. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
WATER is the first in a 5-part series of eBooks by Olympic swimmer and coach Clive Rushton. It examines how swimmers deal with the incredible complexity of drag and resistance and best align themselves for efficiency and effectiveness. Packed with insights and anecdotes, WATER goes ‘beneath the waves’ to show the cause, effect and consequences of streamlining and it’s antonymic nemesis, drag!
The Rock That Was Afraid To Swim
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A short story full of ironic life lessons. Please do not reveal the last line of this story. This story is not recommended for anyone under thirteen years of age. Inspired by a real interview by the actor Jeff Daniels: "...the trick was to jump off the cliff and start flapping your arms as hard as you could." "The Rock That Was Afraid To Swim, The Sequel" is now also included in this download.
The Wading Pool
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Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A visit to the old library park sparks summer memories of long ago. A short short story from the author of "The Beach House," and "The Stoplight."
A Pirates Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Julie heads for the waterfall and Ian follows close behind her. Last one at the waterfall gets to hunt tonight Julie. They both start running really fast and Ian beats her to the waterfall. See I told you Julie I will be glad to hunt for food for us tonight. I will be right back and you will stay here seeing as they are still chasing us.
Swim Recruit
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Price: Free! Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Teenager Abby Donahue hopes to score a college swimming scholarship at Northwestern. But on her recruiting trip, she meets freshman Reese McGowan who's just badmouthed the school to another recruit. As Abby unravels the mystery underlying Reese’s disdain, she begins to unlock her own hidden emotions about her father. Together they battle bullies on the team and fight for their families.
Tragic Deaths of Cary, North Carolina Youths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
My book includes short biographies of young people who resided in Cary, NC, whose lives were ended prematurely in car wrecks, shootings, drunk driving accidents, and other tragedies. The time span of the book encompasses young men and women who were born between 1930 and 1968. Most of the deaths occurred between 1950 and 1974.
The Drowning of Scott McGee
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Three friends experience tragedy on a camping trip. For years, Kevin and his friends had an annual tradition to go camping during the May long weekend at Shuswap Lake. But one year everything changed.
Lies, Guys and Alibis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by OnStage Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Izzy and Deanie are back again in the second in the Locksmith series. This time they must help Angela prove that she wasn't involved in the murder of the cute, new boy in town.
Marlie the Mermaid Girl
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Marlie is a pretty girl that hates doing chores and eating her veggies. She loves to swim. Her biggest wish is to become a fish so that she can spend all of her time swimming.She goes to her favorite swimming spot all of the time to talk to the fish. One day while swimming and talking to her fish friends her wish comes true.It is far better than she ever imagined.