Books tagged: blue collar

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A Man
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Sam is a labourer, and like most working men, he doesn’t like to talk that much. If he does, it’s shouting instructions on the job or talking shit with his mates about sport, cars, women and dirty jokes. But there’s a lot going on in Sam’s head - about his job, his girlfriend, and his stagnant life - that he doesn’t share with anyone.
Just Friends (Book 2 of the Home Again Series)
Series: Home Again. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,800. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
With a nightmare ex-wife still fresh in his memory, talented carpenter Clint is dismayed by the new feelings he’s experiencing toward his female ‘best friend,’ computer nerd Rosalie.
Financial Advice for Blue Collar America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Short on cash? Worried about retirement? Not sure how to pay for college? Join the crowd! These challenges trouble most Americans, but few have time to read internet sites or books filled with complicated financial advice. Here Kathy covers basic concepts of money including insurance & taxes, financial traps to avoid, paying for college & tech school, & the bright future for blue collar jobs.
Counterbalance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
John loves his job as head rigger for Cirque Brilliance. The heavy scarring over half his face makes it a little hard to meet new people, but John's got a good crew and a nice found family, and he’s content with his lot in life. When Cirque hires talent for a new show, John meets Bao, a bright, ever-cheerful acrobat.
Adulting 101
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,440. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Nick Stahlnecker is eighteen and not ready to grow up yet. He has a summer job, a case of existential panic, and a hopeless crush on the unattainable Jai Hazenbrook. Except how do you know that your coworker’s unattainable unless you *ask* to blow him in the porta-potty?
Loud and Clear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
If only Jaxon had an easier time reading what Caleb had to say. But he’s interested in trying, and Caleb seems interested back. They discover that, with a little bit of effort, it isn’t so hard to make themselves understood. Especially when what’s growing between them is definitely worth talking about.
Rescuing the Bridesmaid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
An accidental meeting between tow truck driver Nate Whitmore and nurse Joanne Johnson blossoms into something more as Joanne deals with maid-of-honor duties for her friend’s weekend wedding and a cheating ex-fiancé.
My Townie Heart
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Urban
Laura DiStefano has flunked out of the University of Massachusetts just as the counterculture reaches its peak in the 1970s, and is living back home with her parents and her sister. She can’t deny the embarrassment that she has failed and the fact that she’s now trapped in the blue-collar town she so hoped to escape. How can she reconcile her divided loyalties and find her genuine life?
We Interrupt This Program
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
(3.67)
A white collar family and a blue collar one are listening to War of the Worlds in 1939 in neighboring apartments.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair
(5.00)
A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.