Books tagged: 1980s

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Learning to Kiss Girls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
It’s 1984, and Helen Blumenstein, age 14, wants to learn about kissing girls. She’s scared of being different. Helen will have to find her own voice and decide if she is brave enough to be exactly who she is supposed to be, even if that means being a little bit queer.
Where The Heart Is
Series: Never Forget, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,350. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Book 5 of the Never Forget saga. Ellie and Viva are now successful businesswomen, battling to keep their marriages, families and careers. In the greedy 1980s, can these two young women really have it all? Or will sacrifices have to be made?
The Laws of Gravity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk
Author Lisa Ann Gallagher recounts her early adulthood in the Detroit Punk Rock scene of the 1980's-1990's.
A Clown in the Trunk: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The family that once took to the skies and soared on butterfly hang gliders, now rollicks across the landscape in other conveyances-from a broken-down van to the QE2, from a media-hyped "Love Train" to the Orient Express. Older now, but probably no wiser, Maralys Wills and her troupe find adventure lurking where no one else would think to look.
Expect It When You Least Expect It
Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Short story about a teen during the mid 1980's and his job at a local grocery store.
Luck Runs Out At 55 Miles Per Gallon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
This YA short story by Thomas Howe follows the tale of Hank Nichols as he maneuvers his way through 1988 high school life. Adapted from the classic Grimm fairy tale "Hans In Luck".
Another Throw of The Dice
Price: Free! Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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It is the mid-eighties when a group of expatriates from Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, the United States and Japan meet and form friendships in a small country in the tropical south Pacific. Developing friendships with local people help to establish familiarity with the culture and lifestyle of the society. Over time, past lives are glimpsed and are woven into the fabric of the narrative.
Maggie’s Milkman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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'I’m voting Tory me, I’m Maggie’s Milkman.' Meet Mal, a young, handsome milkman whose reputation as a capable lover quickly spreads around the South Wales valley where he lives. But will his lothario lifestyle survive the plans that Thatcher has for the coal mining industry or will his support for the Tories come back to haunt him?
Son of a Preacher Man: Growing up in the Seventies and Eighties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Rodney Jetton grew up in the Seventies and Eighties as the son of a Southern Baptist preacher. Being a pastor’s son can be challenging, and his autobiography does a great job of providing us with a candid and sometimes humorous look at what goes on after the Sunday sermon.
Life Will Have its Way
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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The lives of two women behind the Iron Curtain take an unexpected turn when they discover a young girl outside their building. The girl, who looks like she just stepped out of a photograph from the 40’s, offers little to explain who she is or where she came from. When events come together to reveal her true identity, pieces of a tragic past reemerge to alter the future of everyone involved.