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Best Podcasts: The Digital Divide
Pre-release—available April 6, 2017. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
An annotated guide to 22 podcasts on the topics of economic class, ageism, and people who are incarcerated. Recommended apps for listening are included, along with the benefits of podcasts. This guide is for anyone interested in podcasts on these topics and for those who recommend podcasts to others.
Physical Environments for Long-term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing
Price: Free! Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
This book is one of several publications we have written as part of our project to make nursing homes places where residents, workers, families, volunteers, and managers are treated with dignity and respect and where joy, as well as appropriate care, is a goal.
Potato Chips
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Originally a short stage play, Potato Chips is about an elderly woman in an assisted living facility who is mistreated by a nurse. A ghost who appears as a younger version of the woman is trapped with her. The story is all told by a rat in the room.
Time Doesn't Wait
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Romance » General
(4.50)
I wished desperately to be happy in the present, but the present is nothing more than a moment; then that moment is already gone.
Reality Check
Series: Short Misadventures, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Olivia is the youngest member of a severely dysfunctional family. This is an abbreviated family history of how badly a family can operate at the mercy of an unstable eldest sibling, from the perspective of the youngest member.
Through the Nose
Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
(5.00)
There she was, a silent old woman sitting alone / Seeming as if for some sin she sought to atone / Her lungs filled by a transparent, synthetic hose / And long and laborious breaths through the nose
A Happy Heart (MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS, Honoring excellence)
Series: The Adventures of the Virtuous Earth Angels. Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
What is the magic that Charity seems to possess? She turns loneliness into new friendships, pouts upside down and chills into warmth. But how?
Death at White Oaks Retirement Center: A Scary Mystery
You set the price! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Something stalks the residents at White Oaks Retirement Center and only Robert can see it. His horror grows with each new victim of this shadowy creature. Can Robert escape before it is his turn to die?
The Driving Test
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Urban
Things go wrong when a calm, forty-year-old man enters the car for his driving test.
It Could Be Anyone
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ms. Gaither has lived a long time, and once again it's time to go shopping. It's a difficult task for her. But it's not difficult because of her age. Rather, it's difficult because of what she sees: endless possibilities, and things that might have been and things that might come to be --- unless she does something about it.