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A Brownstone In Brooklyn
Series: J. E. Thompson Trilogy, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A Brownstone In Brooklyn chronicles the life-altering events that shape the future of Andy Michael Pilgrim, a young man growing up in the turbulent sixties.
The Trapeze Diaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Hanging Loose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Not only the lyrical tale of one woman's love affair with the trapeze, but a powerful story on becoming brave and letting go." Carolyn Turgeon, author of RAIN VILLAGE
A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.
Famepunk: Part 1: US Open 1987
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Famepunk is a fast-paced, funny novel set in a fictional version of women's professional tennis history. The story opens in New York at the 1987 US Open, where a brash, yellow-eyed local unknown has just toppled a tournament favorite in an early round. On the trail of the mystery girl's story, reporter Ellen Nagoya discovers a world of danger, desperate tragedy, and love.
Fixer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Political "fixer" Harry Leonnoff overcomes the poverty of the Lower East Side, polio, and anti-semitism to become the admired Robin Hood of Depression-Era New York. But vindictive Mayor Fiorello La Guardia doesn't like losing out to Harry over his election redistricting campaign and swears he will get even. "A modern classic." -- Susanna Hutcheson, award-winning journalist
Life, Dreams and Magical Landscapes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories, poems, dreams and journal entries written between 1997-2007 but covering a wider space of time. Its sole purpose: to elevate words to mental images that defined us at different periods of our lives. The use of the royal we here is not conceit but evidence that with every entry a different person can be identified, because we all grow and develop into different people as we mature.
Brooklyn Bites: Truffle Fries & A Little Taste of Chocolate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction
The first stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, Truffle Fries and A Little Taste of Chocolate take different looks at finding satisfaction in romantic relationships. In Truffle Fries, a woman escapes into a plate of fries to avoid the conversation she needs to have with her boyfriend. In A Little Taste of Chocolate, Rick comforts Shelly as they awake to another rough day in this tough economy.
Dogs of Brooklyn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
DOGS OF BROOKLYN is a fresh poetic narrative about Susie DeFord’s colorful life as a dog walker in Brooklyn accompanied by vivid photographs by Dennis Riley. DeFord examines the challenge and exhilaration of city life while celebrating the human-animal bond. DOGS OF BROOKLYN is a must read for city and animal lovers alike.
Brooklyn Bites: Meatball Sandwich & Cream Crumb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The third and fourth stories in the Brooklyn Bites series, Meatball Sandwich and Cream Crumb explore the possibility of hope after the disappointment of rejection. In Meatball Sandwich, two antagonistic strangers figure out a way to connect over delicious meatball sandwiches. In Cream Crumb, Josh sets out to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, but stops in for a life-changing donut along the way.
Mid-Thirties Angst: A Short Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Essay » Sociology
A story about restlessness, travel, gentrification, alcohol, sex, friendship, and organic burgers, told from the point of view of a 34-year old who should have found his direction in life a long time ago.