Books tagged: country life

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Summers Run: An American Boyhood
By James Cotton
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 87,280. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Fiction
Claude Kinkade moves to the family farm and with his cousin Nathean Summers, helps form a Little League team for the local farm boys. Nathe is a film star from the 50s-60s and becomes the father figure Claude desperately seeks. Claude's mother Daisy, however, is launching her singing career in Las Vegas and expects Claude to join her. Whose wisdom will decide his future, Daisy's or Summers' Run?
The Dogtown Chronicles: Our Life and Times with Sheep, Goats, Llamas, and Other Creatures
By Doris Ober
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A middle-aged couple of escaped New Yorkers become shepherds in the rural outpost of West Marin, California, and learn much about life—and about death—from the experience. The Dogtown Chronicles is a memoir, a love story, and true animal tales featuring two Scottish Highland steer, Jacob sheep, San Clemente Island goats, llamas, a horse, and a dog; with cameo appearances by many other animals.
The Ladies of Low Arvie - Living the Farming Dream
By Linda Watson
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
How twenty-four cows became 'The Ladies of Low Arvie'. In 2002 Richard and I bought a 120 acre wet and boggy farm called Low Arvie in SW Scotland. We arrived at the farm with no experience and no equipment. This is the story of the twenty months from the day we first saw the farm, how we dealt with the many challenges we faced, to the successful birth of our first batch of home bred calves.
Hunter's Moon
By Doi
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction
October, the month of summer gifts and winter threats, kindles many passions. In this small upstate NY valley, where life clings to simplicity, the Hunter's Moon signals the Final Harvest.
A Home from the Woods ebook version
By Michael Antoniak
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Part how to, part adventure, A Home From The Woods details methods used for four different log cabin projects: Restoring A Standing Cabin; Building A Hand-hewn Cabin; Building with Rounded Logs; and Taking Down and Recreating An Original Log Cabin. The straightforward advice is put in perspective with a personal narrative of the challenges and rewards of building that idyllic cabin in the woods.
San Fairy Anne
By Jean Gill
Series: Llanelli Saga, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Volume 2 of the Llanelli saga. One year is nothing; one year changes everything. Jump? Don’t jump? One year’s job swap in another country – who wouldn’t jump at it? Neil discovers the French ‘education of the senses’ in Alsace while his swap partner Anne tracks down a family secret in south Wales. Both of them find more than they bargained for and have tough choices to make.
The Woodsman
By RW Holmen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
Sweet Farm of Mine
By Candace Hennekens
Series: Sweet, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,420. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
Ruth returns to the American Midwest when she discovers she wants her life to mean more. The road she chooses with her father Arlan, to buy and farm Old Charlie's place, gives her plenty of challenges to test her mettle. She also discovers a way of life that is in harmony with nature, where life is lived by the seasons, where food comes from soil, and where no good thing is easy.
Warm Stanchions and Red Barns With Blue Roofs
By Candace Hennekens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
A chapbook of poetry celebrating rural life. If you believe rural American life is a poem, enjoy this collection of twenty-three poems, many of which have been published elsewhere. The collection winds through the seasons and tells the story of "The Last Happy Woman in America," the closing poem in the collection. Poems are free verse. Cover is an original sketch by the author.
Snow in Winter
By Margaret Bacon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 112,700. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
Childhood experience made Nell decide she must be a career woman and never be dependent on any man. Doubt set in when she fell in love and began to think that there might be room for the kind of family life enjoyed by her unambitious, home-loving cousin, Chrissie. For both women life followed a different course from the one that they had planned, involving change and pain but, ultimately, growth.