Books tagged: 1960s

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Kerouac's Ghost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Frankie McCracken is still recovering from the Psychedelic Sixties when, while working as a fire lookout in the Canadian Rockies, he finds himself wrestling with a miracle-worker who claims to be the late Jack Kerouac, King of the Beats. This kaleidoscopic coming-of-age novel arrives in 2016 like a note in a bottle from a distant world.
Beyond the Lines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
The Dream Girls are back with the same determination and resolve they displayed in Between the Lines. Even though Hattie suffers a devastating injury, her friends help her find a way to negotiate the challenges and focus on what truly matters, seeing their dreams become reality, no matter what the obstacles. A story of unwavering friendship and perseverance, Beyond the Lines will delight readers!
Heartwood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,560. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When the law firm she works for sends Nikka to the Springs, home of lesbian author Beth Walker, she is determined to prove herself to her boss, Lea. But nothing is as it seems. Beth is hiding her past with a film star. Lea may be keeping Beth prisoner in her own home. The only person who knows the truth is adorably impulsive Maggie. Will Nikka dare look into the mystery—and into her own heart?
Terror Alert: 1970--The Strange Summer of Bomb Threats in Minnesota
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In the summer of 1970 there was a slew of bomb scares in Minnesota, including one that forced the evacuation of a Twins baseball game. Historian Jeff R. Lonto recounts that turbulent summer at the height of the Vietnam War, and shows what a completely different world it was 31 years before the 9/11 terror attacks.
American Tumbleweeds
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,930. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Circling Rivers. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Inez's family is shattered when her father is arrested on the Tex-Mex border. The old ways cherished by her beloved Mexican grandmother offer refuge. But 1960s El Paso is far more exciting, as miniskirts, rock, and the sexual revolution shatter tradition on both sides of the border. “More than a coming-of-age story…American Tumbleweeds is a story of bravery, family, and humanity.” — Latin
AutoFlick: A Study of Whales and Cigarettes That Became a Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
AutoFlick is a first-person narrative about the coming-of-age of a 16-year-old boy in 1968. The first part of the story unfolds as the narrator and his father track people who throw cigarettes from their cars. In the second part, 34 years later, the narrator resumes the project with his own son.
Adios, Mi Pequena Habana
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 8, 2016 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
La revolución arrancó de raíz a Cecilia, con apenas seis años, de su cómodo hogar de clase media en Cuba y la plantó en el vecindario de bajos recursos de la Pequeña Habana en Miami. Su padre mujeriego se enfocó en reconstruir su carrera, persiguiendo la promesa americana de riquezas y liberación del pasado.
Only the Good Die Young
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Whatever genre they put on ya, the song remains the same...right? What if Bob Dylan had died in his motorcycle accident in 1966? What if Jimi Hendrix had lived on, playing guitar into the new millenium? What if John Lennon never met a madman on his doorstep? Is a world without "Tangled Up in Blue" really worse than a world that never heard "Tiananmen Square Gardens"?
The Crooked Shaft "Head of the Club"
Price: Free! Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Second in a series involving three misfit Golf Pros at a Snooty Star-Studded Golf Club in Palm Springs, California during the early 60's who have their lives turned upside down when a crazy Italian Mob family purchase the struggling and wild partying club. Will there be a Mob wedding? Will anyone live through it?
The Ambrosia Kill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Jarvis Love, the intrepid hero of The Danakil Deception, is back in his most action-packed adventure yet. After a failed mission leaves him scarred, Love vows never to work with a partner again. But when a Global Intelligence Network agent is cut down in New Guinea, Love is thrown together with Miranda Jess, deep in the unforgiving jungle. And he learns that sometimes redemption comes at a price.