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Farm Boy: A Memoir with Recipes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Mark Abramson writes about growing up gay in rural America. Stories of farm life through blazing hot summers and icy winters are interspersed with old recipes and tales of Minnesota foods. He explores his love of music and cooking as well as his earliest awakenings of his interest in other farm boys and, yes, he really did raise a pet fox.
The Complete X-Ray Rider: Mileposts on the Road to Childhood's End
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
It’s the dawn of the 1970s and everything is changing. The war in Vietnam is winding down. So is the Apollo Space Program. The tiny northwestern city of Spokane is about to host a World’s Fair. But the Watergate Hearings and the re-entry of Skylab and the eruption of Mount Saint Helens are coming…as are killer bees and Ronald Reagan.
Toast
You set the price! Words: 84,420. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When young Henry finds himself in the clutches of a wicked sorcerer, he must rely on his bravery, his wits and his friends in order to survive the weekly ritual of death.
Marching Orders
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Clive Hopkins's parents were Salvation Army Officers. When finally at the age of 14 Clive was coerced into becoming a Soldier himself, it was a step too far, and like his older brother he rebelled and became a 'backslider'. He has now written this moving memoir of a youth spent trying to balance the desire to enjoy a normal boyhood.
Ad Deum qui lætíficat juventútem maem
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
An American boy struggles with village life in Franco's Spain. He is baffled by his enemy.
My Life On Request - Pieces of Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Alexander's My Life On Request - Pieces of Me is an account of the author's early years growing up in the Home Counties during the fifties. This is a poignant and personal account of post war boyhood surrounded by three brothers and a much younger sister, although Penny does not feature hugely in this masculine take on family life.
Pikesville Junction
You set the price! Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to Pikesville Junction, PA, home of the world's largest Christmas tree. It's only accessible by train, surrounded by mountains, blocked off by a deserted wasteland, haunted by a monster and blessed by magic. And 11-year-old Ray Haley has just moved in. It's 1958 – the year Ray met the first girl he ever liked, the best friends he ever had, and the smartest and fastest German Shepard who
Meridian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Meridian is about time. Time, the past. Time, the present. Time, the future. A woman sits in a cafe which has a clock with one hand and reflects how she tried to cheat time. Elderly brothers meet after decades of separation and talk of what they won, what they lost. Two boys test each others’ courage as they stand by a flickering fire in the dark waiting for the Devil.
There Are No Grown-Ups
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are No Grown-Ups is a collection of short stories about life in a small town. But this isn't just any town. This is Malton. Malton is where many of us grew up. A town that has nothing to say and nowhere to go and is where most of these stories originated. Some of these stories were written years ago. Others were written recently. Enjoy.
Kaufman's Hill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A PROFOUND AND INTENSELY MOVING BOYHOOD MEMOIR: Novelist Tim O’Brien says that “Kaufman’s Hill is among the most touching, sensitive, and spellbinding memoirs I’ve encountered in many years. Beautifully and exactly written, this book will surely reach into the hearts of its readers. I was deeply moved.”