Books tagged: brooklyn

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Crash Course
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,450. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A semi-cozy mystery featuring a "soft-boiled" detective, Shelf Barker, formerly a UK driving instructor, who is embroiled in two murder incidents stretching from East Anglia to Brooklyn, New York. Irreverent hero, quirky characters, bizarre murders...and powerful images that often lead to full-out belly laughs.
Finding My Way: the torn years
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Finding My Way: the torn years: a memoir that reflects upon the rites of passage through which every teen must travel on his or her journey to adulthood. Sheldon's account will inspire teens who are suffering the pain of not fitting in, peer pressure, bullying, and wrestling with societal expectations, while also encouraging adults feeling that they missed their chance to explore their dreams.
The Peculiar Observationist: Observations and Anecdotes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This ebook is a collection of stories on real people I have seen and met. From the streets to the subway, the strangers around us impact our lives. This is for all people, from those who are young and are still in the "scared of strangers" stage, to the college age where opinions have turned into a way of life, to adults who have their own stories to tell. This is appreciation for the stranger.
Trinity's Lesson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After his operation, Jamie had given up on believing that he could walk again until he saw this little cat, named Trinity, with only three legs who never gave up. There she was, seemingly effortlessly, running through the rooms and jumping up on chairs.
Fights in the Streets, Tears in the Sand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Jeff Star begins Lincoln High, he has one major problem — every time he tries to get the kids to respect him he ends up making more and more enemies. Will joining a violent gang help? How about the wisdom of fellow teenager, Steve Marino; or the beautiful and strange Mysterious Jane? Hold on tight on this wild rollercoaster of a story as we discover secrets of respect that enlighten us all.
Salsa Nocturna
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Crossed Genres Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Down the midnight streets of New York, a whole invisible universe churns to life in Daniel José Older’s debut collection of ghost noir.
Duke and Skip'
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a story of sibling rivalry in a large working class family of Brooklyn, New York in the mid-twentieth century. Their two oldest boys came of age during the Great Depression and World War II and early in their youth became rivals for the limited bounty of their hardscrabble existence
The Belvederes of Brooklyn: A Family's Struggle to Conquer the 1930s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,880. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This novel explores the interactions of rich and poor multi-ethnic families in a tight-knit neighborhood of 1930s Brooklyn. It is dominated by the affair of a beautiful, lustful widow and a Roman, Antinous-like godly boy that inevitably leads to tragedy. Comingled in this web of eroticism are other forbidden desires that dare not surface, but do so with the same inexorable fatal finale.
dancer, zero
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tatiana, the new girl, arrived in English IIIA amidst a murmur of expectation. We had already heard a beautiful "Russian princess" was coming to our own boring little neck of New Jersey, and her first impression on us was no disappointment... the SAT-cramming students of a high academic north New Jersey high school welcome a Russian exchange student; and lives are forever changed...
Between Two Eternities
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Married ten years, Robert and Marcie are more in love than ever. With two adorable children and successful careers, they have everything to live for. But a terrible secret is breaking Robert’s heart: he knows that Marcie is about to die.... Intensely romantic and unforgettable, this is the story of a man, a woman, and the breathless romance that comes to mean more than life itself.