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Pinkeens to Diddies
Series: An Irish Lad. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
In this gently humorous story, young, sensitive Brendan Harris learns much about life, family and the need to fit in while growing in 1940s semi-rural Southern Ireland. Life brings the typical surprises for young boys turning into young men, as Brendan grows up fishing for ‘pinkeens’ and later learns his fair share about the opposite sex, and the delights and disappointments of coming of age.
Hijinks, Habits, and Holy Water
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A light-hearted look at growing up Catholic in the 1970’s
Imprinted Memory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Nadia Smith has been on auto-pilot for most of her life. After a trip abroad, she breaks free from her chains and starts to deal with life in her own way. Circumstances force her to examine her past as a way to propel her into the future, away from the only life she had ever known, to a new country and a new perspective.
ЧЕПУХА
You set the price! Words: 550. Language: Russian. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Чепуха на дому.
Evil Stalks the Night
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,480. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A psychic woman returns to her childhood home to face and defeat an ancient evil in the woods behind her house.
Bella, Child of the Universe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This moving tale—heart-stopping at times and steeped in Cornish enchantment—takes the reader on Bella’s journey, as the sensitive and loving yet resilient and determined youngster and her brother cope with tragedy and change, experience vividly the joys and excitement of childhood, and adapt to ‘larger-than-life’ adults.
Through The Gate
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 43,090. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Jean Meyer is an accomplished painter who has spent most of her adult life in Italy, but she grew up in a terraced suburban house in Wirral. Through the gate is a evocative memoir of those years which has been written as an imaginary voyage around her childhood home, focusing in turn on the events associated with each part of the house and garden.
I Hate to Say Goodbye (Hebrew version) כואב לומר שלום
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
זהו סיפור המבוסס על תקופת ילדותה ובגרותה של רותי יודוביץ' בעמק יזרעאל של שנות ה-50 וה-60. מנקודת ראותה של תינוקת, ילדה ונערה רגישה ועירנית נפרשים סיפורים מרתקים אודות ישראל של אז. אהבה אסורה, התאהבויות ראשונות, צחוק ודמע, אושר עילאי ודכדוך תהומי, מציאות ופנטזיה – כל אלה נשזרים במסכת משפחתית סוערת, רבת תהפוכות וטרגי-קומית.
There Are No Grown-Ups
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are No Grown-Ups is a collection of short stories about life in a small town. But this isn't just any town. This is Malton. Malton is where many of us grew up. A town that has nothing to say and nowhere to go and is where most of these stories originated. Some of these stories were written years ago. Others were written recently. Enjoy.
Under the Bed: Tales from an Innocent Childhood
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,510. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2015 by NorLights Press. Categories: Essay » Author profile
As young children we were certain a monster lived under the bed, waiting to nibble our bare toes. Another monster lurked inside the closet after dark. This book is about that time in our lives—but not about the monsters. The essays in Under the Bed refer to the bittersweet loss of innocence that occurs as we grow up.