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Memory Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,350. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Memory Lane, America’s most popular new theme park, promises to provide its guests with “golden memories.” Choose any week—from 1950 to the present—and Memory Lane will recreate it for you in amazing detail: the foods, clothes, TV shows, even the schools. You will soon forget about the present and start living in the past. But is that a good idea? Or are some things better left in the past?
Prom Dreams, A Short Story
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Why can't Paula go to the prom and will her boyfriend decide to take another girl?
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Music of the Spheres: An Unfinished Journey
Price: $5.20 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The rain bounced off the bonnet of the car, the wipers working at a furious speed did little to improve my vision and reflected my inner agitation. Orange patches of light shed a comfortless glow on the road. As the red traffic lights loomed in the mist, I applied the brakes. Nothing happened. I pumped the pedal, and panicked."
Misery Mountain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009 by Vicann Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Murder, suicide, rape, witnessed through the eyes of an angry teenager. Follow Vance Remke as he discovers shocking family secrets and befriends a bootlegger, who teaches him humanity and coal mining. But the bootlegger's daughter hates Vance and threatens his life. He fights to keep his girlfriend and kills a child to stay alive. Vance brings justice to his enemies but at what price?