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The Swimming Away
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Meek and Artemis :oR: The Swimming Away, part 1 of the Living Needle trilogy, is the story of a first love that might bring about the apocalypse. Artemis, the rebellious girl in search of significance, finds the rules of the world rewritten when she meets Meek, the quiet & powerful boy who urges Artemis to face the mystery of her dead mother, but their discovery may bring an end to everything.
The Tale of Pato - Quack 2
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 330. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Another delightful illustrated rhymed tale about our favourite duck ! In 'Quack 2', we discover that as winter approaches, Pato doesn't follow the normal pattern of duck behaviour....
X in Flight
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012 by Pacific Place Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
X — short for Xenos — is 17, tough but shy. He’s a decent golfer, but his mother thinks he’s the next Tiger Woods. One night, X is shocked to discover that he can fly. Is he a superhero? An angel? Or just really screwed up? X’s girlfriend, Cat, is pierced, mean, angry — and afraid. Ruby watches them both in silence.
Tales of Bien Hoa
Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 38,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Always wanting to be a fighter pilot, Bob Chappelear volunteered for a second tour of duty in Viet Nam. This is the story of that second tour. It is a telling of what it was like to fly the A-37 Close Air Support Fighter. This airplane was "the worlds smallest fighter, the fastest gun!" The airplane only weighted roughly 6000 pounds but the gun shot 6000 rounds a minute.
Where The Sky Doesn't End
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,190. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
To Brendan, flying is not only a dream about his future; it’s an important connection to his past. Reading the half-filled pages of his deceased father’s flight logbook, Brendan seeks to know a father who died too young, and to face a future that seems wrought with peril. Where the Sky Doesn’t End is a story about hopes, dreams, disappointments, triumphs, sacrifices and friendships.
Journey of Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Whisked from her home in the middle of the night, Dani must endure strange companions and stranger lands in order to find the family she has never known and harness the power she never wanted. Will she open her mind to the possibilities of her world or will her skepticism and inaction doom them all?
Eulalia Starwind
Price: Free! Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Death & Dying
Eulalia, the flying girl who taught me how to get lost and enjoy it, lived in an old abandoned house in the woods one summer a whole lot of years ago. Weird, she was, but in the nicest way... She used to say that she was "the laughter and the silence around it" and "that thing you never missed 'til you found it". And it's sure hard to describe her better - but in this book I've tried my very best.
Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
By award-winning author Pat McCord, Fear of Flying in the Age of Terrorism takes a pragmatic look at this common affliction from the point of view of today’s air travel issues, airline safety records, aircraft construction, and the philosophy of life and death. Stories from fearful flyers and others intersperse the narrative with anecdotes that take the reader beyond the usual cure-all books.
Charlie And Isabella’s Magical Adventures
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Text only compendium edition, which containing three books about the adventures of two Angora goats called Charlie and Isabella. They meet three human children and use their magical powers to help them. Much fun follows with Sophie, Jacob and Jack.
Turning The Page: Another Place, Another Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A travelogue with a difference. The account of a brief trip to the author's home country of England, with often very humorous and poignant comments about the history, geography and sociology. Includes a touching account of a Scottish family wedding, and numerous amusing anecdotes, as well as observations of the English at work and play. Short, snappy, and well worth a look! Illustrated.