Books tagged: canada

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Cage of Bone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,860. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Ronnie Campbell thinks she’s handling her sister Katherine’s suicide just fine. But it’s hard living in the shadow of a dead girl, especially one who had it all: popularity, good looks and a promising future. Even though she tries to hide it, Ronnie is lost and struggles to find out why her seemingly perfect sister would take such a drastic step.
The Arts
Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.67)
In an uninhibited, candid style reminiscent of Bukowski, Albion Burridge's debut novel takes a cynical and often humorous look at the role of the modern day University student. Balancing somewhere between nihilism and realism, Burridge's un-self-assured self traverses the educational minefield with ease, finding self-abusive pleasures in alcohol, drugs, and women.
Growing Up Sam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hi. I Sam. I half bonobo, half human. That make people want to kill me. I not care. I play in my steel room. But then something go very wrong. Honorable Mention, The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Second Annual Collection "affecting"-- SF Site "strong...In tone the story resembles Flowers for Algernon.... Yuan-Innes pulls off quite a difficult balancing act." --Challenging Destiny
Embryos in Space
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Award-winning author and physician, Melissa Yuan-Innes, explores the strange new worlds of embryo transplantation ("Red"), human-ape genetic engineering ("Growing Up Sam"), and exile (two Shaolin monks banished to outer space in "Iron Monk") in an exclusive collection of her science fiction stories.
This “Wacky” Police Force Doesn’t Want You if You Live at Home?
Price: Free! Words: 85,820. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » General law
As the title states, what kind of “wacky” police force would rule a young clean-cut kid out because he lived at home? Apparently this one?
War Plan Crimson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,950. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
We were lucky. In our history, Franklin Roosevelt quietly and easily suppressed the 1933 Business Plot, a little-known attempt by a group of Wall Street power brokers to overthrow and replace him with a homeland fascist government. What if we weren't lucky? What it the coup plotters succeeded beyond their wildest dreams and placed a homegrown Hitler in the White House, bent on conquest?
The Adventures of Shannon and Ally
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
Shannon and Ally live in Canada and love animals and they love to play. Easy reading for children. This is a compilation of several stories about the young sisters who like to have fun!
Self-Disenfranchised
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 by Blank Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
His streak of ill fortune dragging onward, Raghbir Jin is left with nothing to gain in Canada – and nothing to lose abroad. No plans, little money and a burning desire for forward motion, Raghbir flees the Great White North on a cynic vagabondage: 32,710 km to indulge both his journalistic career and his insatiable wanderlust, right down to the Argentine tip of South America.
Restless
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When magical creatures need a cure, they journey to the Wizard's Hospital. On a cold day in December, a mysterious man makes a pilgrimage to a hidden corner of Montreal, Canada. He has been walking for almost 2000 years and must negotiate a dwarf, a three-headed dog, and worse yet, pesky apprentices before reaching the poutine-loving wizard named Noah who might be able to help him.
Ooter's Place and Other Stories of Fear, Faith, and Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,620. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00)
A collection of 13 short stories by Karl El-Koura spanning a wide range of genres (including science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective fiction, military fiction, and superhero fiction) and a wide range of lengths (from the shortest story at 250 words to the longest at 7500 words).