Books tagged: 1930s

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Memories on Muslin: 1934 Athelstan Quilt Blocks & Depression-era Quilting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » History » American
Eighty years ago, women and young girls of Athelstan, Iowa left pieces of themselves behind, stitched in muslin squares. A set of 30 squares, 27 signed with names, surfaced. The names were traced to Athelstan, Iowa. They are now at the Taylor County Historical Museum. Memories on Muslin shares tidbits of 1934, with a brief history of depression-era quilts, as a tribute to these Athelstan women.
Hidden Storms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Christian » General
Lilli Clarke. They call her the marked girl. Abandoned by her family, she is ostracized by everyone but her grandmother and cousin Bert, Six years of dust storms have left sixteen-year-old Lilli close to death with dust pneumonia. Now she must leave the only real home she’s ever had, or risk death when the next storm hits.
Ocean's Cage
Series: Turbulence and Triumph, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,920. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Forced to choose between the ocean and the man she loves, Maria accepts the gilded cage of her life on land. But the ocean will not be thwarted so easily. All Maria wants is to live happily ever after with her husband. But between the crazed crabs, a mysterious illness and a monstrous shark, Maria may need all her skills as a siren to succeed. Can one woman oppose the ocean and win?
Marian Nixon Hollywood Motion Picture Actress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Marian Nixon led an eventful life after she left her native Wisconsin for Minneapolis and then Hollywood. She relished the brisk life of vaudeville, the new towns and settings, the different people she met along the way, etc. However, she realized that she would not become a great dancer. She left the stage and her ballet troupe and made it big as a leading lady in early silent and sound movies.
A Pocketful of Monkey-Nuts
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joyce Taylor grew up on the banks of the Severn in the years during and after the Second World War. As Joyce grew up she was expected to pull her weight around the house. Now entering her 80s, Joyce has painted an enchanting portrait of family life in a rural English community in the 1930s and 40s.
Up Gander Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,040. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
William and Florence Prater start their lives together with his having all the privileges and control in the marriage. He rarely interacts with any of his seven children, but commands they go by his beliefs and rules. When he becomes an itinerant preacher, there is wide opportunity to be involved with captivated women. His need for lofty adoration is a permanent trait.
Louis Gitanes e il Signore dei Sogni
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: Italian. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
L’agente Xavier Morales, dell’Interpol HID, per far colpo sulla bella Sarah Kelvin contesa con il collega Mike Barnes e onestamente disinteressata alle avances di entrambi, si improvvisa giallista e crea le avventure di un detective francese degli anni Trenta.
The Devil, You Say
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Thomas Carlton, wealthy man about town, and his faithful companion, Grace Glass, don masks to fight crime in 1930s Cobalt City. This book collects together three tales of pulp heroism, pitting the Diabolical Duo against threats that are out of this world.
Wind Raker - Book Four of the Order of the Air
Series: The Order of the Air. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A Deadly Paradise It’s the summer of 1935, and Gilchrist Aviation’s owner Alma Gilchrist Segura has brokered a deal that will take herself and fellow pilots Lewis Segura and Mitchell Sorley to Honolulu to test a new seaplane. However, not all is as it seems. It will take everything they have – as flyers, scholars, and magicians – to survive this deadly paradise.
Let Fair Weather bring me Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,540. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In a small village in the hills of Malta, where ‘nothing much ever happens except for people being born there and living there and dying there', two generations of women face heartbreak and isolation because of tradition, class differences, prejudice and choices made in their youth.