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The Day 36B’s Became 40D’s
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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At some point, your mother probably read you the story of "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day". Well this post-menopausal woman has her own version of a day like that that many senior women will relate to.
Unassisted Living
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Retirement: it’s not just for the elderly. Thirty-six-year-old JB lives to inspire the old folks at Whispering Pines Rest Home. He listens to their stories, encourages them to get some fresh air, and makes sure they aren’t just sitting around waiting for the end to come. But he’s not a doctor, not a therapist. He’s a resident of Whispering Pines, too.
Suddenly Winter
Series: Journey of Living with Faith through Verse, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Is it "suddenly winter" for you? Do feelings of shame permeate your being as you respond irritably in response to snowy, ice filled days? Does disgruntlement fill you as you host uninvited gray hairs, arthritis and other physical and situational interlopers into your life? These verses encapsulate the perspectives of different old women. Let us thank God for our blessings.
The Forgiveness Machine (A Sci-Fi Novelette #10)
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Greedy businessman Bill Pearce, haunted on his deathbed by the thought of the people he’s ruined in his life, seeks a late forgiveness. He turns to his inventor son, Mark, who casts an oneiric network all over the country in a collective dream where the most delirious things happen. In this cathartic experience,Bill will have his last chance at redeeming himself. It's a novelette of 16,000 words.
The Death Drug
Series: Zhané White's Cull Stories, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,230. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Death Drug, a novel inspired by The Cull Trilogy. Newly-widowed April is eighty years old and loving life. But her children aren't. Her daughter's business went bust. Her son's child support left him broke. They need money, and April has it. Soon she'll discover how far her children will go to get their inheritance early. They'll do anything, whether it's assault, blackmail, murder...
The Elders' Colony
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Demographic changes threaten the future of Puerto Rico. The population is shrinking and aging fast. Puerto Ricans are abandoning their homeland after decades of high unemployment rates, violence and sub-par government services. The combination of demography, economy, and political status represents a time bomb that will destroy the island if left unattended.
Beta Glucan - a 21st Century Miracle?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Beta Glucan - a 21st Century Miracle? This book is intended as a layman’s guide to Beta Glucan, which perhaps heralds one of the most important medical breakthroughs in the last 100 years! Beta Glucan is a straightforward but comparatively complex polysaccharide. It has the ability to revolutionise some important aspects of future healthcare worldwide. Beta Glucan defies some of the pharmaceutical
Chips Off The Block
Price: Free! Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Flash fiction, short stories, novelettes, and a poem or three round out this author’s tenure in the Top Writers Block cooperative. Themes range from loneliness and poverty to out of the ashes and meringue. Yes meringue, along with stitches, pumpkins, trash day, fools rush in and why me? Comedy and romance interweave with tragedy, sometimes within the same tale.
Best Intentions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Young Malinda Mansfield evolves from old wealth. As she is financially secure after graduation, and since Gramma has those awful aging pains, Linn decides that her real course in life is to help the plight of the disabled and aged. She finds much wrong -- but worry not -- she'll fix it.
Golden Years: How To Age Gracefully and Take Care of Seniors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Do you know how to age gracefully and take care of the seniors in your life? Due to a culture that celebrates youth and ignores the elderly, seniors and their families are largely unprepared to deal with the challenges seniors face as they age.