Books tagged: commune

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Our House: The Modern Guide to Intentional Community
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
Welcome to the world of intentional communities — group living environments where 20- and 30- somethings band together to share homes, meals, music, art, cars, jobs, skills, retreats, and more. From short-term co-ops to urban ecovillages, from activist communes to entrepreneur-driven hackerspaces, intentional communities are changing the way the millennial generation lives and works.
Everybody's Daughter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
After a family friend detonates a bomb during a political protest, the aftershocks continue to roil through 17-year-old Beamer Flynn's life. The first child born in a commune her parents helped form, Beamer has grown up under the watchful eye of all the people once involved in the now-disbanded commune. Beamer yearns to escape their constant presence...
Kezzie of Babylon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Occult
The zombie apocalypse begins the same night your stripper-girlfriend skips town with the money you owe your drug dealer. Fortunately, you know a place you and your best (and only) friend Frankenstein can hide out – a marijuana grow-op in the hinterlands of rural British Columbia, presided over by a psychopathic evangelist who calls herself the Angel of Death. Go ahead, take a toke and relax.
Japheth, Ishvi and The Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Based on the Biblical tale of Abraham and his son Isaac, Japheth loves his son Isaac. Along with Ishvi's siblings, they live in a religious commune known as, "The Light". Life is good. They have land, and love. Community. Until the Zombie Apocalypse burns into the ground as terrifying pillars from the skies and throws in some devastating confusion.
Opting Out: A Story of the Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the near future, and due to easier availability of alternative energy, fossil fuels are becoming outlawed. Fleeing south along the coastal highway from state government threats to confiscate the gasoline-fueled camper-van he lives in, a homeless man comes across a seemingly-idyllic communal refuge for homeless people set up by a philanthropic dot-com billionaire.
Yankee Determinism
Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
"To Whom It May Concern…You will be escorted off these premises between midnight and dawn on the…" Naturally they weren’t giving him long to decide or prepare; they never got push-back. But, then, he wasn’t like everyone else. Even so, he still had to consider the three teens he was grandfather, and now, father to. He'd gotten his fill of war long ago, apparently the sheriff hadn't. So be it.
The Immortal Sherlock Holmes: Volume I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,580. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Did you know that Sherlock Holmes is immortal? Well he is ... he's still among us to this very day, traveling the world and solving all the most confounding crimes. The problem is, these new mysteries are not simply man-made. Supernatural powers are in play, and Holmes finds himself facing the most baffling cases of his entire life ... and the most dangerous. “A master of the art” - Black Static.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Sophie Olds has spent her entire life juggling her love for the farming commune she calls home and her desire for independence in the "real world." But she is put to the test when, after following a mysterious stranger home, she is forced to find balance between the realms of the living and the dead. Don't miss this dark, romantic retelling of the Persephone myth from the author of Flicker Blue!
Operation Quiet Thunder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In 1977, a messenger delivers a letter that shakes the harmony of a peaceful commune hidden in the small Canadian mining town of New Pontiac. Two Special Forces residents are forced back into action in order to keep their top secret operation from the Vietnam War covered up. Time is running out to finish what was started six years before. Failure will fracture the foundation of the US Government.
The Misadventures of Mama Kitchen: A Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the late 1960s a hippy girl leaves her middle-class home and wanders first to a wilderness commune, then to Haight/Ashbury, and finally to Woodstock. On the way she encounters many strange characters. Though often disillusioned, she believes hippies should unite to create a better world. It's a wild tale: sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, sometimes violent, sometimes sexy, always extreme.