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My Mother's Houses
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,950. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
This is about houses, those that I've lived in, but it's also about schools, friends, sisters, my mother, my childhood. I've changed the names of streets, places and people.
The Spotter - a Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
It is 1964 and at the age of eleven, The Spotter finds himself in a school he doesn’t like and a target for bullying. He lives for the weekends and his one escape – trainspotting – riding the rails behind the steam locomotives that are now in their final years of operation. He gains strength and confidence from his pastime, as he confronts those who those who would otherwise seek to crush him.
Boomhood: A Baby Boomer's Free-Range Childhood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Boomhood - A Baby Boomer's Free-Range Childhood" overviews generational memories created by common childhood experiences and historical events. It is a flash-back, whimsical and fun account of one baby-boomer's childhood.
Dry Rot
Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Before the sun shows itself in the sky, James is awake and ready. He was never supposed to go back, not after what happened. Despite the risk, the fear of danger isn't enough to make him forget--the last thing he wants is to forget. He's ready to go back, and he's prepared to finish what they started.
Mirror Image Shattered: A Twin’s True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
This is a true story spanning almost 50 years, fuelled by events that are unique and horrifying. But my incredible story may offer insight on how the mind works under extreme conditions. A page-a-day diary between 1977 and 1988 has been used as part of the account. Certain readers may find some of the content unsettling.
The Password Is Wishpers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Imagination & Play
A teacher and her young students use whispers and wishes to turn a school lockdown into something positive — a quiet journey of the imagination and a lesson on treasuring childhood regardless of the situation.
Ghost Dogs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
"I see dead dogs." As a toddle Jamie begins seeing ghost dogs but is unable to describe what he's seeing until later on. Growing up with this gift has its ups and downs; and a unique responsibility to do something good with it.
Odyssey Uncharted – a World War II Childhood Adventure and Education Wrapped in mid-20th Century History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Japanese invasion forces Flemming's evacuation from Malaya to Australia and eventually a perilous voyage home to Denmark. At school in England he leads a mutiny. Vacations surviving terrorist attacks in Malaya, meeting King Sobhuza of Swaziland, confronting apartheid. Cambridge years trigger rejection of religion, popular preconceptions and dogma before tackling the world of reality and risk.
Le garçon de carton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: French. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
La vie d'un coopérant est bouleversée après sa rencontre d'un garçon travaillant dans une usine de carton.
In No Particular Order: A Memoir
Price: Free! Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
A memoir-in-vignettes by novelist Kevin Brennan (Parts Unknown, Yesterday Road), demonstrating that life is a kaleidoscope of individual moments.