Books tagged: 60s

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Red Clay and Roses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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A fictionalized true story of life in the Deep South during the time of Jim Crow Law, and before Roe vs. Wade. Women were supposed to keep quiet and serve, abortion was illegal, adoption difficult, and racism rampant. The discovery of an old ledger opens a window into the dynamics of the 1950s-60s, when the world was beginning to change.
On the Edge of Words
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Questions, unquestioned discoveries, and answers in parable and rhyme…. This collection records a journey starting with a 1960s retrospective and the first man on the moon, moving to a new millennium welcomed in with a terrorist spin, family crises, and the games we humans play…knowingly or not.
When Least Expected
Series: The Women of Lakeshore Drive, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Fifty years: from young girls to college to romance to marriage, and then three women are alone. Intelligent, affluent, and self-sufficient, yet, they are totally devastated when their lives are interrupted by a bombshell trophy wife, a prison sentence and a heart attack. Is happiness even possible? Will their chance friendship light the way to a future, or leave them frozen in a dark present?
The Rowan Tree
Price: Free! Words: 145,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ROWAN TREE is an unflinching novel of ideas that reaches from the rebellious American '60s into humanity’s global future.
Kool Brother Rat
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this fast, funny tale, a thirteen–year–old boy in the Wonder Years era searches for cool. Can he live up to his big brother's rep? Tastes a little like Stand By Me, A Christmas Story, and The Wonder Years. Previously published in The Write Side Up.
Grandpa Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
It Takes All Three- A Bobby Stoner Adventure
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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It Takes All Three is a story from the early days of Bobby Stoner- the main character in "The Diary of Bobbys Stoner." In this story, Bobby learns an important lesson about taking things for granted. Oh, and there's a magic bunny rabbit.
Dandelion: A Memoir of a Free Spirit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Catherine James longed to get away from her young, beautiful, and wickedly irresponsible mother: to her beloved grandmother or glamorous Aunt Claire or dashing race-car driver father—who had never been a part of her life. She had not wanted to escape to a California orphanage. It wasn’t until a chance meeting with a very young Bob Dylan that Catherine was inspired to make her escape.
El Porto Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Brett Sloan is out of school for summer. The California teenager envisions spending his time surfing, babe-watching and taking it easy. Girls look sexier every day but Brett won't fall in love. Girls are too hard to figure out and probably would control his life. But, when he finds himself on the bad side of a bad dude, and falling for a shy, pretty girl, life hits him like an enormous wave.
Middle Age Cranky at 100: Fine Whines & Muddled Memories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Howard Baldwin isn't really a cranky guy; he just plays one in his blog. In this compilation of his first 100 columns, he wends his way with both humor and harrumph through the aggravations of 21st century life, but also touches on nostalgia, accumulated wisdom, and appreciation both for the way things are and the way they used to be.