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The Yin-Yang Life of a Baby Boomer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Marilyn Cugel's poignant memoir, The Yin-Yang Life of a Baby Boomer, explores the joys and sorrows of a well-lived, contemporary life. Cugel packs us in her suitcase, briefcase and diaper-bag as she journeys to places unimaginable to a young girl growing up in the fifties.
The Apple Tree Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Ever heard the legend of the Apple Tree Man? Leave him the last apple of the season or else next year's crop will go bad. In this short story, the legend turns sinister when a group of friends get even with old man Hench. Years later, still full of regret over what transpired that night so long ago, the friendsbegin to die one by one. Coincidence? Or has the Apple Tree Man come to exact revenge?
Blood is Water
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of a family, or better of families, told in an original way. It rebuilds uses, habits, ideas and education in the Italian aristocratic world between 1800 and the first half of the twentieth century. Written with irony and without prejudices, this autobiographical novel deals with Italian, British and Russian ancestors, and it is set between Florence and Lucca in Tuscany and also Venice.
Somewhere More Simple
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
An absorbing exploration of coming to terms with love, loss and belonging, set against the vividly evoked atmosphere of the Isles of Scilly. Cari, a young teacher, returns to the islands that captured her imagination in childhood. When a girl disappears during a school trip to the mainland Cari is drawn into the mystery, and the unanswered questions of her own past become more urgent to resolve.
Second Sight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
22 original poems written over a long and rich career, including the poet's reverie of working on the Mississippi ("Deck"), a pithy warning about utilitarian values ("Mute Love"), an elegy for Sylvia Plath, a primer ("How to Be a Poet in Ten Easy Lessons"), a lamentt("Ballad of the Orphan), a dark midwestern "Three Poems from Hell," a toungue-in-cheek "Ballad Fragments," and "Remembering Dreams."
After the Dawn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
38 original poems--powerful, symbolic, familiar, experimental--packed with emotion on subjects ranging as widely as a child's birth ("For Eric") to a meditation on the banality of evil ("Death Sentence"), a humorous ode touching baseball ("Chin Music") to pure political outrage ("Don't Gimme That Jazz"), a prayer for "America" to a hymn of gratitude for another ("Brigit"), and much more.
Ireland: Memories of our Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A collection of fifty memory stories dedicated to our mothers and fathers. The memories shine a spotlight on special moments that we have shared with our parents, or help us heal when we are suffering from their loss. Some stories will make us laugh, others will make us cry, but they will unite us once again as sons, daughters and friends who grew up during a time of innocence and hope.
A Sip of Life
Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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A poem is a painting with thoughts and feelings for canvas and paints. Life is our canvas and feelings our paint brushes. And here we are to hopefully leave a mark, on this world and more importantly in your heart...
The Flash Collection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Urban
Three flash fiction stories about varying forms of hope. Plus "Stone Sister" bonus story!
By Death's Feather
Price: Free! Words: 48,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This book is really weird. This book is also really wonderful.