Books tagged: city life

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Teammates
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Teammates is the story of two childhood friends who end up on very different paths, one to stardom, the other to infamy. Set in the author’s old high school and the neighbourhood where he grew up, it is an emotional and all-too familiar tale about the temptations of the inner city and the efforts of young men to both defy stereotypes, and to live up to them... by any means necessary.
Han't, An Exercise In Synonomy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Is Han't content? Magic will out, and a quake in the matrix draws nigh!
Rock's Dogs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
This volume includes three previously published collections: Guard Dog?, Watch Dog?, Vegan Dog?, and the new Kitchen Dog?, with a total of twelve stories involving characters in the Mudflat Magic series. The Mudflat neighborhood is made up of people with undependable magic, if any. The smash wizard’s dogs are are all loveable but also undependable. And then there are the cats.
Dead Fall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Some folks are born amid the hustle and bustle of a city neighborhood and spend their entire life cycle in it. Often times, on weekends and during major holidays, the city becomes awash with humanity, and city dwellers seek refuge in one of their “secret” places. Is it possible for a person to feel alone in a city that’s teeming with people?
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
Toronto The Good
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
The poems in Jeff Roulston's first chapbook Toronto The Good are descriptive, dark, angry and optimistic all at once. His lyrical, spoken word- and hip-hop-influenced style represents his Toronto upbringing and his pointed poetry lays out the best and worst of his hometown.
Unassisted Living
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Retirement: it’s not just for the elderly. Thirty-six-year-old JB lives to inspire the old folks at Whispering Pines Rest Home. He listens to their stories, encourages them to get some fresh air, and makes sure they aren’t just sitting around waiting for the end to come. But he’s not a doctor, not a therapist. He’s a resident of Whispering Pines, too.
City Stories
Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Love, terror and 21st century life! From the heart of cosmopolitan Liverpool come nine thrilling views of modern living. Blood-drinkers, killers and secrets. Old sorrows and new beginnings. The light and dark of human life set against the glittering backdrop of a reinvigorated city. City Stories. Tales of life today.
The Laptop Case
Price: Free! Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Kacper Zagadka. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Just a city life. Home, office, underground. Way back and forth. All these can be quite different when seen through the bag's perspective. Simple questions asked and answered by intelligent THING: a laptop case. A series of short stories about different situations, other people and other bags. By the way: do You know who wants the Freedom? :-)
Unique New York
Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New York is full of funny things if you look hard enough. This picture book illustrates some of those funny things on the streets of Manhattan.