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FALLING WOMEN and Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by shelfstealers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Award-winning short stories about families in turmoil and children in peril, from a homeless mother forced to put her son in foster care to a suburban mother afraid of passing her water phobia to her Ellen Herbert, "a Southern author to celebrate, with a wry wit that’s free range and delicious," says Richard Peabody, Editor, 'Gargoyle Magazine.'
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Essay » Sociology
Alcoholism is a short e-book essay written to discuss the effects alcoholism on our society and how it plays a role in the lives of so many people and culturals. Alcoholism has been the cause of many marriages to end, loss of employment, and the loss of one self.
Reflections of Connie: Memories of a Sundered Love
Price: Free! Words: 33,010. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Shawn Michel de Montaigne, author of the beloved epic fantasy Melody and the Pier to Forever, takes a look back at his first love and his fourth-grade school year, 1972-73, both of which changed his life and worldview forever.
Baked Oysters: A Thanksgiving Encounter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
Gert's acloholism make her children want to stay away. But this Thanksgiving, they will all come together for the first time since their father, Pa-sir passed away nearly two years ago. And with him gone, who will act as a buffer? Set in New Orleans, come share the holiday with the Davis' as they learn the truths of what it takes to overcome the hurts of family dysfunction and find peace.
Ed Boudreau: The Screenplay
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Drama
Ed is an, unemployed womanizer; upset that his catatonic aunt is supported by their joint inheritance. He decides to take custody of her against the wishes of the hospital administrator. Being an alcoholic and womanizer gets Ed in trouble. The aunt comes alive,and becomes an accomplished painter with the help of a senior center director. Ed confronts his demons at an AA meeting, with regrets.
Listen To Me
Series: Logoria, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Martin West is back again in the second book of the Logoria Series. His new life in Christ brings new challenges, including convincing the people who know him best that he's changed.
The Mountain's Money
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Every winters day, snowboarders and skiers spend hundreds of dollars on lift tickets, food, booze, and rentals at the mountain. The mountain’s staff is made up of under paid dreamers happy to have a free ski pass. This is the story of the mountain’s security guard Brando, whose dream is to live on a beach.
Memoirs of The Dream Chaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Dreams were generated when children actually knew how to play. Follow the true-life shenanigans and misadventures of a young boy in the decades of the forties and fifties, through his memoirs of cowboys, clubhouses and Cathead biscuits.
Smoke Damage
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Smoke Damage is a work of narrative nonfiction whose heroine, a young mother raising children in a post-9/11 world, recounts growing up in circumstances where all that was stable and familiar change drastically, but in ways closer to home. When one parent retreats into chronic illness and alcoholism, the other takes on a secret lifestyle, leaving the narrator to cope with issues beyond her age
Unseen Wounds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
LaVonte Bryant and Clayton Anderson are two teens who are both hiding deep dark secrets.