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The Funniest People in Families, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 6 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: It took decades for sculptor Louise Nevelson to become recognized as a major American artist. After she had become famous, a museum executive arrived 10 minutes late for a meeting with her, and he apologized. Ms. Nevelson replied, “What’s 10 minutes? Where were you 10 years ago?”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 4 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity 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.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 3 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity 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 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity 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 Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity 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: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 1 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity 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.
Letters to a Prisoner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery, Essay » Literature
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.
Gladis the Gossip
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: 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......
Yonni Hale and the Cosmic Wind
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,810. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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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.
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.