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250 Anecdotes About Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about opera, including this one: Theater director Tyrone Guthrie was a fan of opera — and especially of Verdi’s Requiem. Often, he would sing along with his recording and shout, “Yes! Yes!” His wife, Judy, occasionally asked him, “Tony, can we just listen to it?” Mr. Guthrie always replied by shouting, “No — get involved.”
A Bended Family
Series: A Bended Family, #3. Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Harley feels responsible for everything at home. Her twin brother gets away with murder, and her bitchy new stepsister's accustomed chore is dusting the TV! Her mum's getting remarried, and with shockingly little preparation. A thirteen-year-old girl can't organise a wedding - she can barely make toast, let alone *a* toast. Thing is, in a blended family, communication is key...
One Hundred Scintillating Jokes
Series: Jokes by the Hundred, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A short compilation of jokes (100) in English for the price of $0.99. They appear in random order and are not grouped according to theme. Each one has been given a title and a number. A couple of the jokes might be funny, although we are not sure which ones they are.
One Hundred Second-hand Jokes
Series: Jokes by the Hundred, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A short compilation of jokes (100) in English for the price of $0.99. They appear in random order and are not grouped according to theme. Each one has been given a title and a number. A couple of the jokes have caused laughter.
Double Dates & Single Raisins
Series: A Bended Family, #2. Price: Free! Words: 22,090. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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After a few false leads over the last month, Harley finally knows for sure what's going on with her mum - and she's not happy about it. Nobody is. (Well, except for maybe two and a half people.) Her mates have stars in their eyes over the school talent show, and there have been developments on the pet front making the house feel fit to burst. It's about enough to make a girl iron her head...
Oops! Did I Forget I Don't Know You?
Series: A Bended Family, #1. Price: Free! Words: 19,120. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(4.50)
When her favourite cousin Shelley is whisked away to Australia, Harley is not in the mood for a new girl. What's more, her mum's job interviews have started coming at weirder and weirder times of ... night, and she's worried there might be a man on the scene. Can she plan an ace birthday party for a desperate-to-be-trendy seven year old sis, while keeping close tabs on her mum and brothers?
Letters From Grandpa: A Primer for Life
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Every letter in this collection can change your life - reinforcing an old perspective or revealing flaws in human habit with one of a kind observations. Together these letters stand as the wisdom of a century, a great philosophical work arising from a nation's commitment to freedom and liberty; And a passionate love of language and correspondence between a loving grandpa and his grandchildren.
Up Sigiriya With KitKat
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Following It’s the Escalator I Can’t Manage, this is the second in the series of witty, funny and eminently readable sketches which were first published as a weekly column in The Daily News of Sri Lanka some years ago. The tales from Up Sigiriya With KitKat range from the author’s school and university days to stories of her ebullient granddaughter, KitKat.
Paper Airplane: Unique Tales From A Mile High
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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In this tumultuous, distinctive memoir, Kersten L. Kelly looks back on the most influential individuals that she encountered while flying through the clouds. She recalls life lessons from perfect strangers about love, family, perseverance of dreams, and humility. The book proves the phrase “you never know what you will learn on an airplane” over and over again.
It's The Escalator I Can't Manage
Price: $9.45 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Witty, funny and eminently readable, these sketches range from the author’s school and university days to stories of her ebullient granddaughter, Kitkat. Goolbai Gunasekara, a Sri Lankan writer, has the rare ability to laugh at herself and to poke fun at the goings-on of a variety of situations, be they at her school, ballet class,under the dentist’s drill or at a Do-You-Know-Contest.