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Meggie Blackthorn
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You set the price! Words: 66,520. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Suitable for all ages. Early 1960s. When eleven-year-old Meggie's feckless Dad doesn't pay the coal man and they have no hot water, she decides to take matters into her own hands. With her younger brother, Jack, she sets off to find the free coal she knows can be found in the pit heaps opposite their village. When she and Jack return home from their adventure, she's in big trouble
Yonni Hale and the Cosmic Wind
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,820. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
She was warned. She tried to avoid it. But Yonni Hale had to learn that life is not safe, not even in her small Kansas hometown of Pratt. When her friends' homes are in danger, Yonni must use her abilities to control the wind to save them. In the process, though, she exposes her family to danger, and must decide what is more important: justice or her family.
A Time To Tell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Rich in colourful characters and pertinent social themes, "A Time to Tell" is an eventful and often disturbing tale of the pain and pleasures of family relationships.
Gladis the Gossip
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Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
A short story for families......she was the mother of three, wife of an unfaithful husband and gossip of the neighbourhood......
Letters to a Prisoner
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
A Survivor Speaks Out! Required Reading at Habilitat-the place of change. Honorable Mention in Poetry at the 2011 New York Book Festival. Poems and letters from a Mom to her meth addict son in prison as she learns to confront the addiction demons and stop enabling.
The Funniest People in Families: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 1 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: While Eve Arden, famous especially for her radio and TV lead character in "Our Miss Brooks," was having labor pains for her son (Douglas), she ran into one small problem—nurses in the pre-labor room kept asking her for her autograph.
The Funniest People Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Groucho Marx once asked Melinda, his little daughter, what she did at nursery school. She replied, “Oh, Daddy, all we do is paint and go to the toilet.” Groucho called this “the most accurate description of a nursery school that’s ever been uttered.”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 2. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Patricia Cockburn’s mother once discovered the butler drunk and under the dining room table moments before a dinner party was to begin. She told him, “Stay where you are, Jones, and don’t touch any of the ladies’ ankles.”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 3 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: In 1968, the New York Radical Women protested the Miss America pageant because they regarded it as being sexist. The activists filled a trash can with objects that they believed oppressed women, including bras, girdles, stiletto heels, and tweezers, and they chose—and put a crown on—their own, alternative Miss America: a live sheep.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
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Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 4 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A sample: Travelers must often be problem solvers. While traveling in Russia, Betty Clabaugh (the sister of Doris Jadan, wife of tenor Ivan Jadan) knew that she shouldn’t drink the water. Therefore, she brushed her teeth with champagne.