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Walk the Pit Road
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Set in a Scottish mining village in the early nineteen fifties where life was still much as it had been before the war. Where the miner's woman folk still used the back green wash houses and everyone knew their neighbours. Where life was often hard but friends plentiful, there came a day when things changed and the village was never quite the same again.
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This unsentimental adoption memoir is the story of what happened to Claudia when pregnancy didn't. From England to Ethiopia and back again, it’s a story about doing something different. About too much cleaning. It’s a story about paperwork, pregnancy announcements, wrestling with God, falling down, getting up, coming to terms, and - eventually - it’s a story about becoming a mother.
U F uh-O
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Knocked Up meets E.T. A novella by Lisa Mason based on her screenplay for a producer looking for another Men in Black or Galaxy Quest. Two very different couples go to a sperm bank and wind up with babies who are similar, but in the strangest ways. How did that happen? Josh and Nikki, Mike and Gretchen need to find out. Five-star review.
Taken for Granted: A Novel
Series: Caroline Spencer Novels, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,940. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Taken for Granted is the story of two friends, whose lives are inextricably linked yet moving in opposite trajectories. Medical researcher Dr. Kate Daniels calls upon Caroline Spencer, a lawyer, to help her out of a legal jam. Caroline agrees, but in doing so puts her seven-year-old daughter, her marriage, her professional relationships, and her sometimes-precarious mental health in jeopardy.
People, Families, Dwellings
Price: Free! Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Statisti─Źni urad Republike Slovenije. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics
The publication presents some interesting data on the people in Slovenia, their households, families and dwellings from the first register-based population census conducted as of 1 January 2011. The data were compiled by linking existing administrative and statistical sources without collecting the data in the field.
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.
They Don't Talk About It
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(4.00)
They Don't Talk About It is a bittersweet flash fiction anthology that explores life's depressing, unfair, hilarious, and beautiful turns. It features 10 stories and vignettes written when the author was between the ages of 16 and 23.
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.