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Stories That Crafted The Earth
Price: $6.82 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
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International storyteller Adrian Beckingham, The Man From Story Mountain, has worked with indigenous peoples for over two decades. Enjoy here a rare collection of tales from the firesides, carried across thousands of years of oral tradition, about how our world was made. It tells the beginnings of the first rivers, mountains, forests, valleys, oceans, stars, sun, moon, animals,and people.
Godfrey: Book Four
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It's 1926 and everything is pretty much the same in small town Wainwright. Except Godfrey's met a girl. And not just any girl - Antoinette - the pretty brunette from Saint Dominique, Quebec. Only trouble is, she's Henri's baby sister.
Giant
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » General
How do you fit in in a new country when you’re a “giant freak,” you don’t speak the language and bizarre things are happening to your motherland as well as to your body? In a candid and peculiar voice, Aga Maksimowska tells the story of an eleven-year-old girl in an adult’s body whose coming of age in a Poland undergoing a revolution is interrupted by a sudden and cruel move to Canada.
Waiting for the Storm
Series: Angel Island, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
After a year of being shut away taking care of her dying mother, Charlotte O'Dell knows this summer is going to suck. Her family is falling apart, and she can't ignore the hollow ache that's developed in her heart. Can Charlotte pull what’s left of her family together, mend her broken heart, and allow herself to fall for the mysterious boy next door? Or is it all just a storm waiting to happen?
The Johmalites
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
When the attacks become too numerous, many women and children are sent to the interior of Eastern Germany… My grandparents refuse to vacate their house and instead stay behind. As I look back just before turning the corner, I see my doggy Teddy sitting in the middle of the road looking at me with sad eyes, wondering why he can't come along.
A Little Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,910. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
A compelling and personal story, with a definite voice. Careers are a joke and jobs are cutting back hours. Everything is pointless. What makes it all the worse is that for some people everything is basking in sunlight. Sometimes a light does come along, and from the darkness, with a little fire, you find a new path and maybe one together until the light goes out.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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This book comprises sixteen articles describing my bicycle trips in/on Route 66, the Santa Fe Trail, the Natchez Trace, the Deep South of the United States, New England, Montana to Alaska, Maritime Canada, Washington state to Israel, Northern Europe, Eastern Hungary, South Africa, New Zealand, Tonga, the Cook Islands, and Central Chile.
Prince With No Inheritance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Adventures of a Vice-Regal Brat. My life in brief, from a child's perspective living at Rideau Hall, Ottawa when my father was Governor General of Canada then to Australia and later struggles with mental illness.
Last Assault on Oak Island
Series: Rediscovered, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Echo Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
For 200 years, Oak Island in Mahone Bay kept its secrets. Treasure hunters came and left, spirits broken and bank accounts drained. A British admiral's wartime journal brings new hope – and new dangers – to museum curator Carlos Sheldon and his student assistant, Lauren Gates, as they join the hunt. With mounting tensions between rival treasure hunters already on the island, timing is everything.
Odette
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Odette" is a short story about a French-Canadian woman who, after ten years living in Paris, receives a letter that causes her to rethink everything. "Odette" includes an excerpt from "Red Shoes", Mufidah Kassalias' short story set in Burgos, Spain.