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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
The Yeti Uprising: An IPMA Adventure for Christmas 2013 by P. Edward Auman
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Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.60 from 5 reviews)
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Join young Joshua Manders and his friends on another IPMA (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts) adventure. Belschnikel, aka: Santa Claus, has had it with his Yeti contract labor and the North Pole is overrun. Can the IPMA with the aide of a few misfits save the day on time for Christmas?
The Boy Who Had Nothing by Gareth Parker
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Coming from a poor family Toby endures victimization from the other kids in school. At only 9 years old, Toby has plans to prove these kids wrong. Toby learns that you're not the job you do, you're not how much you have in your wallet and that you're only one thing…. part of this world and that makes us all equal.
The Witch Who Made Adjustments by Vera Nazarian
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A humorous and deeply heartwarming fantasy novelette of a witch who may not be as "terrible" as she seems -- a witch who came into a turn-of-the-century town, just a few days before Halloween, and changed the lives of the entire populace, and especially young Tommy, a hardworking boy, and his impoverished family.
A Holiday Explained-A Holiday Short Short Story by J. Steven York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A twisted tale of several holidays from the National Best-Selling author! Want to know the secret of how Santa Claus gets down all those chimneys? So does someone else, and a confrontation on a frozen rooftop exposes many secrets.
Coming of Age by Ros Glancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Jessica's husband of 34 years left her for a younger woman, she thought her life would be solitary thereafter. How wrong she is: with her children, grandchildren, friends and neighbours and Mother downing cans of Red Bull in her retirement home, plus the activities that go on in a small town, her life is often very funny. There is even new love. Humorous chicklit for the older woman.
The Christmas Angel by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
To save her husband and infant daughter Mary must walk through a snow storm to find help.
A Visit from Naughty Claus by RyFT Brand
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Bad kids get coal; really bad kids get a visit from Naughty Claus. Free until December the thirty-first—Happy Holidays!
Lost Christmas by Marina Rojas
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It's 1964 and a young girl is whisked away from her beloved Ohio to California by parents who seem to care less that Christmas is just a few days away.
Wishes and Promises by Charlotte Holley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational(4.50 from 2 reviews)
when Steve Carmichael is reported missing in action in Afghanistan, his five-year-old daughter Kaitlin clings to his promise to be home for Christmas, even though everyone else believes he's dead.
Luminary by Peter Schnake
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, Christie, a relapsed alcoholic, faces her first Christmas apart from her children. As she window-shops for gifts her ex-husband won’t allow her to give, she finds a family huddled around a fire in the alley behind the store. If she wants to offer help, she must face her own fractured heart.
Annika's Christmas by Philip Fraterrigo
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Eight year old Annika wants to do her part to help an underprivileged child have a Merry Christmas. But, when circumstances force her to make the toughest decision of her young life, what will she do? Annika's Christmas is a heart warming holiday story the whole family will enjoy. Merry Christmas.
A Christmas to Remember by Sophia DeLuna
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is not a lot of fun living on the streets, especially on a snowy Christmas Eve. While waiting for a friend, Jana meets a strange little girl who thrusts a doll in her lap with the words, “Here. She will help you,” and then disappears. The acquisition of the unwanted doll leads Jana to a magical Christmas and a new and unexpected life.
Not All Fruitcakes Are Bad by L. M. Reed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
For as long as Mel can remember, the house down the street has been known as the ‘fruitcake house’, and the current owner seems to be even fruitier and nuttier than any of the others before him. However, a summer thunderstorm and a few recalcitrant Christmas decorations leads Mel to an important life lesson...not all fruitcakes are bad.
Last Wish of Summer by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,970. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Summer's funniest adventure is here, better be careful what you wish for. When Anton and Johnno find a bottle washed up on the shore while surfing, supposedly granting them somebody's birthday wish, neither suspects it came from their friend Tanya. So how long can she keep it a secret? What happens before the last day of summer is over now depends on two wishful surfers looking to make waves.
Short Shorts & Longer Tales by John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 13 wonderfully witty, superb suspense, and seriously sad fiction tales; situated in various locations from Japan, Australia, Philippines and New Zealand. The themes in the stories are as varied as the locations, with comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in the one story. Lengths vary from 750 words to a 15,000 novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
The Rag Doll Cafe by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The sun may have set on summer's funniest escapade, but the magic and mayhem from finding a bottle containing someone's birthday wish continues when Anton Rubinski hits the road in search of adventure. Arriving in Lighthouse Bay, this laid-back surfer crosses paths with the town's only Pastor, who may have just wished his Church away. Now thanks to Anton, the bay will never be the same again.
Tidings of Murder and Woe by Cathy Spencer
Series: An Anna Nolan Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,380. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Julia Moreland, CEO of a big oil company, has a secret to announce to the press, but someone's sending her threatening notes to keep her mouth shut. Anna Nolan’s boss, Magdalena, is dating Julia’s stepson. Soon she’s turning to Anna for help, but a third criminal investigation in one year is more than Anna’s nerves can handle. A real page-turner with plenty of plot twists, humour, and romance.
Self-Help 101 or: How to Survive a Bombardment With Minimal Injury by L.G. Keltner
Series: Self-Help 101. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Book 2 in the Self-Help 101 Series Dani Finklemeier finished and self-published her first book, but she still isn't rich. Now she must survive a 4th of July holiday with her family, all while knowing that her parents have more knowledge about her relationship with her boyfriend than she ever wanted them to know. If she survives the holiday, she'll at least have enough material for another book.