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Time To Write: 2012 short story prize
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Price: Free! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
To celebrate NMIT’s centenary, the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing launched its inaugural Time To Write short story competition offering writers a chance to be published by NMIT’s Yarra Bend Press. In keeping with the centenary, the theme was TIME and we looked for 600 to 1000 word submissions from writers. Winners and selected shortlisted works have been published in this anthology.
Thrifty Tips for Families
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
In Thrifty Tips for Families, Wendy McClelland gives you dozens of tips to help you save money when it comes to food, clothing, home furnishings, household expenses, cooking and more. The book also contains a chapter on making money with your own business. Plus you get a FREE copy of McClelland's "52 Tips to Grow Your Business" e-book as a bonus! Details in the Making Money chapter.
Some Families
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Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
An endearing look at blended and mixed family structure, aimed to highlight diversity while fostering confidence and pride in all children. Short, rhyming story is simple to read and comprehend for children up to age 11, and is also ideal for any adult that would like a tool in passing down the timeless and universal lesson of unconditional love.
In Our Midst
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Stanton, Indiana, in 1990, is a town in which people love their kids, joke with their mayor, attend church, and support the Wood Carving Festival. But, one boy is growing up with a secret that he unknowingly shares with another son of the community, a soldier in the Korean War who died the day he came home.
FALLING WOMEN and Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by shelfstealers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Award-winning short stories about families in turmoil and children in peril, from a homeless mother forced to put her son in foster care to a suburban mother afraid of passing her water phobia to her son...by Ellen Herbert, "a Southern author to celebrate, with a wry wit that’s free range and delicious," says Richard Peabody, Editor, 'Gargoyle Magazine.'
Walking the Dog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Jared feels like he's the only one who looks past Sophie's scars to see her for who she is. But can he be a true friend when she desperately needs one?
Daughters-in-Law Can They Get Any Worse?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,910. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
This book is a second of two books about horrible and idiotic daughters-in-law. These are not jokes, these unfortunately are true stories about terrible mothering and stupid things they say and do. We are sick and tired of hearing jokes about Mothers-in-law and this book shows that the reason many of us may be disillusioned with our daughter-in-law is totally substantiated.
Daughters-in-Law 2 Book Combo
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
We’re tired of all the old mother-in-law jokes! We are fighting back. This is a 2-book set of true stories and comments from daughters-in-law to prove that we are not the ones to blame all the time. Some of us are stuck with the bottom of the barrel and they are making our lives, our son's lives and our grandchildren’s lives miserable.
What has President Obama done while in office?
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
“What has President Obama done while in office?” is a list of accomplishments of a man who cares more about his country and the people than most past Presidents. President Barack Obama is one who works so Americans can have good jobs, food, clean drinking water, health care, shelter and are safe from terrorists.
Pedalling Backwards
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Price: Free! Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
On a bleak, muddy island in the Blackwater Estuary, Lizzie struggles to come to terms with the loss of her unborn child and the death of her sister. Trapped in a damp cottage with her ineffectual but well-meaning husband, and her aloof parents, the things that are said and left unsaid on this strained family holiday threaten the complex ties between mothers and fathers and their daughters.