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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
By Robert Kanigel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
The Strange Case of Jared Spoon, who went to pieces for love
By Stel Pavlou
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Category: Fiction
Jared Spoon picked a hell of a week to quit smoking. When a parcel arrives from the love his life, Girl 77, he's surprised by two things. Firstly, she seems uncharacteristically affectionate. Secondly, there's a human body part attached to the note, with a promise of more to come. Jared Spoon could never be mistaken for a genius, but he even could see this was going to be a bit of a problem.
Quincy
By E. G. Fabricant
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction
Here's my entry in Round Five of National Public Radio's "Three Minute Fiction," concluded Nov.14. Had to be 600 words or less; had to begin with "Some people swore that the house was haunted;" and had to end with the line, "Nothing was ever the same again after that." Guess Michael Cunningham and the IWW minions don't like spooks with some basis in historical fact...
A Walking Tour of Adams, Massachusetts
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Adams, Massachusetts is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
T is for Time
By Paul Vayro
Series: The Ambler's Odyssey, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 91,330. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
When aliens attempt to take over the Earth, by freezing time and stealing all the tea and coffee, two hapless misfits are charged with saving humanity. This is the first in a continuing series following Brick and Spiritwind's adventures. The sequel, Unintended Heroes, is currently available on Smashwords too.
Templar Odyssey
By Jeff E. Gregory
Series: Templar, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Templars flee the wrath of Philip IV of France, spiriting away their legendary treasure, but can their secret remain hidden with an unlikely alliance in North America? It all falls to Thomas Jefferson and his successors to keep the contents of the infamous white envelope out of the public domain, but a wayward Monticello tourist's errant discovery sparks world-wide hysteria. ISBN 9780986949210
Walking Towards Thunder
By Brad Alan Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
Hiking the John Muir Trail - it's an amazing adventure. The JMT starts in Yosemite and finishes 223 miles later at Mt. Whitney. Walking Towards Thunder is a cool book about a woman hiking the JMT, solo. Actually she starts with two friends. Eventually they bail out, leaving her tackle the trail alone.
Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: Did the Continental Army Try and Stage a Coup After the Revoluntionary War?
By Kate Cooch
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A 2200 word history short about a possible military coup after the Revolutionary War. The Society of the Cincinnati was formed by disgruntled members of the Continental Army as the Revolutionary War drew to a close. They were unhappy with lack of pay and supplies promised to them by the Continental Congress. Was formation of the Society an attempt to form a milita junta to rule the new country?
President Memory
By Brian Garee
You set the price! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Essay
Learn all the Presidents the easy way. With the the history they taught us. The ability to learn all the Presidents.
Our American Kingdom
By Greg Masceri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
What if America had been established as a Kingdom? This story is about the House of Adams and how it came into being that we became an ally of Great Britain and a constitutional monarchy modeled after our english cousins.