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The Mummy Dick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Humor / General
Mom decided that the best way to get my mind off of being abandoned for the year was to have me circumcised the first day that I arrived at Granny and Papa’s house. Why this procedure was not done right when I was born is still a mystery to me. Evidently the whole family just wanted to have a good laugh at my expense.
The Early Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Back then the big old house was heated with an old coal furnace. One of my winter chores each morning before walking to school, which was only one block away, was to go down to the basement and shovel coal into the furnace fire box from the coal bin. It was a big responsibility for a six year old boy.
Rhymes or Porcupines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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After his science fiction writing mom passed away, author Peter A. Hirsch heard verses for years and he unveils those in short rhyming stories and poems. Using his sense of humor, insight, sentimentality and adventurous side in an easy reading format, this potpourri of unusual escapades, silly yarns, gushy verses and soul searching questions is entertaining from start to finish.
Play Cafe
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Jessica is only just one year old and already she has to negotiate the politics of the playground.
Weeds for God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
A four-year-old boy collects weeds and a mother questions why? Weeds aren't pretty. They clutter the house. They're not fragrant. Why does anyone want weeds? Only a child would know the answers.
The Accidental Teacher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Education
Sometimes, the best teachers aren't teachers at all. They come in all sizes, shapes, and ages. This one came from the middle of Iowa, in the mid-1950's, to fix roller skates. Oh, the things he taught for a lifetime of treasures.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.
The Holiday Thank
You set the price! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A loving retelling.
Mattropolis: The Epic Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Have you ever been in love? Have you ever had a best friend? When you go to bed at night, do you get the feeling someone is watching you and writing sonnets in your honor? Meet Virgil Q. Hopper and the other residents of Mattropolis. You might not sleep for weeks but you'll love this tear-jerking coming-of-age adventure!
Next Station
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Train travel can be boring...but not this trip. Be thrust into a journey of a lifetime that delves into a traveller's inner world and back all for the cost of a single ticket.