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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Set in the pastel-painted fishing villages of Peru’s Pacific coast and the apocalyptic barriadas surrounding Lima, among the barren mountain towns of the Andes and the joyful haciendas of Peru’s coastal desert, Tocayos is a story of fear and courage, of passion and betrayal, of a boy who must choose how he will become a man.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 264,940. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
*Contains Jack London's The Iron Heel, H.G. Wells' The Sleeper Awakes, and Robert Hugh Benson's Lord of the World, three dystopian novels that were published within ten years of each other and ushered in the genre. *Contains an introduction by Luke Hartwell.
Lord of the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
This is the dystopian novel that Pope Francis has twice urged Catholics to read (in 2013 and again in 2015), calling it "prophetic." Before Huxley, before Orwell, and long before Fahrenheit 451, A Clockwork Orange, Blade Runner, and The Hunger Games, Robert Hugh Benson wrote a story of the coming of the Anti-Christ that today is considered one of the first modern dystopian novels.
Spending the Holy Communion Money
Series: First Holy Communions in Cork. Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Humorous, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
Kathleen's aunties have been left in charge of her little brothers, Tommy and Teddy, while she goes into town to spend her Holy Communion money. Unfortunately Auntie Dee and Auntie Di do not know much about children. When Tommy and Teddy are quiet the aunties do not realise that silence means trouble.
Saint Francis of Assisi: The Patron Saint of Animals
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religious / Christian / Biography & Autobiography
St Francis is one of the most loved saints in the world. He lived a simple life, dedicated to Jesus. He loved animals and nature, and believed we have a responsibility to look after them. Francis was born in Assisi, Italy, sometime between December 1181 and September 1182.His father was a wealthy cloth merchant. His mother was a French noblewoman. Find out more about St Francis in this short bio.
Clara: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Through My Grandmother's Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Mary and William were German Catholics who were married at the end of the 19th century. In their 47 years together, they witnessed incredible changes in an ever expanding America, including two wars, prohibition and the Great Depression. They were the parents of five children who they raised on a family farm in a small community in northwest Ohio.
Discussion of Free Will
Series: Faith in Action, Book 6. You set the price! Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
A discussion of the actuality of free will with reference to how it applies to human sexuality.
Why I'm Catholic
You set the price! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Anti-Catholicism has been called America's "last acceptable prejudice". Why is this? Some of it is our own doing. But mostly it is due to the inability of regular "cradle Catholics" like me to give a reasonable explanation of why we are Catholic. Well, here's mine.
World's Religions
You set the price! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults
This book introduces relatively widespread world religions. They are presented without any commentary. The purpose of the book is to give at least rough information about religious teachings.