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The Magic Mirror
Price: Free! Words: 69,650. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A young man runs away from parents he believes do not love or want him. An elderly couple, whose own son has run away, take him in, but he decides that he must help them find their own son. In his quest he is joined by another man who is trying to sort out his own life. In this story three young men learn much about themselves, life, and what love really means.
Gretel's Story: Finding the Way Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
In this reflective retelling of the Hansel and Gretel story, Jean Reynolds explores the themes of love, emptiness, family, and betrayal in a new context. The story of Gretel's abandonment, imprisonment, and return home is still meaningful in the way that all old, well-told stories are meaningful.
Born Different
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Urban gritty inspirational story of breaking free from the chains that bind us all. Self harm or Love? Gabe is not a hero, he is damned to be different in a world where everyone seems to want to be the same. His friends are damned too, to lives unpredictable,though a life of crime,sex and drugs is calling. But Gabe has dreams of better things, and a secret that is so shameful it is killing him
Circles of Gold
Price: Free! Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
A modern day fable about a time we've forgotten to remember ... about despair, hope and love reborn. About the challenges we've all been blessed with, the challenges we can either see as stumbling blocks or stepping stones ...
Cultural Anthologies: Stories of India, Volume I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Please enjoy these stories, be they of elephants & buffalo, memory loss, dangerous balconies, family, or marriage. They are a collection by Cultural Anthologies submitted from the citizens of India for this anthology. It is meant to be a window into the Other, a way of understanding individual people who make up a whole of a nation or a population unknown to us.
A Jew from Riga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The author in 2004 visited Riga in order to learn more about her Dad’s mysterious past. How did her father, a young soldier at the start of World War II end up migrating from Eastern Europe to South Africa? And why did he leave suddenly when she was 10 and head for the States? On her travels, Greta learns a lot about Latvia, land of his youth, and Riga, the Baltics' capital city that rocks.
Henri the Clown
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Flaubert's have been clowns for generations. Of course, everyone assumes Henri will follow in the family tradition. No one, however, bothers to find out what Henri wants to do–-and he has something completely different in mind.
The Sea Monster and the Baby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by You Come Too Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
A not-so-scary sea monster meets its match in this humorous tall tale inspired by a "real" legend. A delightful picture book with full-color illustrations for ages 4 and up.
Problem Children: It's Not Always the Parent's Fault
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Adolescent psychology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Parents are often blamed for causing their children's problems, regardless of the age of the child or the number of "good children" that the parents have raised in addition to the "problem child." As a result of this bias against parents, especially when the bias is propagated by those in the so-called helping professions, efforts to help problem children often fail.
Slipshod Mornings & Meandering Midnights
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011 by The Next Level Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Slipshod Mornings & Meandering Midnights is a collection of poetry that runs the gamut of emotions from frivolous happiness to the boredom and frustration of living stuck in the "everyday" life to dealing with anger and everything in between.