Books tagged: geek

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Down From Ten
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,450. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Eight artists at a retreat work to survive an avalanche burying their house, but avoiding cabin fever is difficult when everyone's having the same dream... “Down From Ten is a brilliant, sometimes creepy take on a bohemian cozy with surreal underpinnings and an irrepressibly touching ending.” –Gail Carriger, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Parasol Protectorate series
Working for Heat - Volume II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The II Volume of short-stories about the working world. Surreal aspects of everyday workplaces and exaggerated characters, that we can all, unfortunately, relate to. Working for heat is a direct translation of the Portuguese idiomatic expression - “trabalhar para aquecer” - which, very roughly, translates into working to no avail. A humorous satire about the working world.
The Stories of My Youth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Jerome Francis Lusa. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Many of these stories share a singular theme, the idea that I've been really lucky. Not lucky in the sense of winning at bingo or the lottery more than the average person, but in that I am still alive after so many mishaps and misadventures where natural selection would normally have selected against a peculiar set of traits.
September Song
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Series: New Bay, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Erin came to New Bay on her year out, keen to experience life in a vibrant seaside town famous for its surf and surfers. She doesn’t expect to be left with a very expensive spare ticket to the hottest concert in town. Her boss, Kelly’s solution is to recruit Dan to take the ticket and escort Erin to the concert. But why would Erin want to go on an enforced date with the geekiest guy in New Bay?
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
Oracle Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A young, geeky ghost hunter takes a case of a missing boyfriend. She and many of her friends become involved in a search involving criminal gangs and a bank heist.
Five Photographs
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Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Follow our intrepid photographer, Lasca, on her quirky quest to document the Gianni, a rare and intriguing species of lover.
Black Magic Woman - A Black Knight Chronicles Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It's the annual comic convention - what can go wrong? You just had to ask, didn't you? The boys from Black Knight Investigations get tangled up in more than they ever bargained for when they try to help a lost kid find his dad. Hilarity does not ensue when an ancient soul-sucker shows up to drain the local nerd population of vitality and life energy.
Indian Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
City of Grace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
When Vinny Northrup literally digs up buried treasure to win a magazine contest, he celebrates the end of graduate school by spending a year in France. Living on the cheap in the city of Grenoble, one enchanted evening he sees a beautiful stranger across a crowded room. A wiz at deciphering complex puzzles, can this socially awkward guy figure out the enigma that is la femme? A little help here!