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Time To Write: 2013 short story prize
Price: Free! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
This anthology comprises NMIT’s second Time to Write short story contest. The 600 to 1000 word entries came from 12 to 17 year olds, adults, and NMIT students. Each was judged by a panel of Bachelor of Writing and Publishing lecturers and the winners announced at the Time to Write festival launch on Monday 27 May 2013.
Romantic History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,800. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00)
Paul Siebert is a reporter, a shy, depressive Vietnam veteran. Maggie Ryan is a wild child, a rape victim, a musician, an armed robber. When they meet at a halfway house in Seattle in 1971, they are clearly wrong for each other. Yet whatever connects them -- call it love, call it obsession -- is enough to threaten their settled lives and marriages 35 years later.
Gay Marriage is not Logical
Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
(2.00)
Many people wrongly feel they should be 'tolerant' of gay marriage and not oppose it, even though it is not something they would do personally. This book explains the falsity of this notion. Gays won the legal right to be left alone in the 2003 case of Lawrence v. Texas. They are no longer on the defensive. Their goal with gay marriage is to proactively compel acceptance of gayness as normal.
Just Like James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Teenage Seth's life changes with a single discovery of a tiny hospital bracelet that belongs to an unknown name. When Seth is put in the hospital his lonely life gets a little more interesting.
Volunteers for Families
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Erkam Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
The Volunteers for Families partnership is comprised of ANJAF, IVA, GLL and Pari e Dispari. The project arises from the fact that 2011 was the European Year of Volunteering and that all of the organizations involved work in the field of providing services to families. The partners are four voluntary organizations working in Germany, Italy, Portugal and Turkey.
In the Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00)
It takes a community to raise a child, but what happens to that community when a child is lost? “In the Darkness,” is a novel about finding hope in despair and a light in the darkness when a teen girl from a small town disappears. Readers are calling the book about family, relationships, and community by award-winning journalist Tracy Frank “heart-wrenching” and a “compelling read.”
A Warrior Returns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Psychologically damaged by the brutal effects of two world wars, a family is made homeless in 1950 through a breach of his trust by the father’s sibling. Forced to move out of London into a dilapidated cottage tied to a demeaning job in a village foundry, the father remains pursued by ghosts that have haunted him ever since his wartime exploits. Then something inexplicably brutal occurs...
A Shrine to Saint Ann
Series: Saint Ann Continuum. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,770. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A divine dream. A dead boy who won't stop talking. And a goddess called Saint Ann, whose undead shrines make the grapes grow. Béata kel Kakiaretë, a curious traveller with a taste for the macabre, has plenty of reasons to visit the Tirannin Isles. But visiting's not the hard part – leaving, it seems, just might be...
There's a Raccoon in my Room!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Alternative Family, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / New Baby
“The raccoon in my room misses his big brother Ray, The one who pest control Jen took away!” A boy promises to help the raccoon in his room, and find his lost brother. Only it’s not so easy convincing his mothers! A fabulous heart-warming story about family - both human and raccoon!
Never Tear Us Apart
Series: Never Forget, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,980. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Book Three of the Never Forget Saga. Sisters Annie Holland and Iris Lindholm continue their bitter feud. Can motherhood and the success they find in the world of fashion change them? Or are the wounds both women carry from childhood, too deep to ever repair their relationship?