Books tagged: hard times

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Wrong Season
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It was all over the news, several years ago, the story of Susan Smith deliberately driving her car into a lake and drowning her two children. That was in S.C. In South Georgia, another young mother, Ginger, spellbound by the story, imagines the episode and thinks she has a special understanding of how and why Susan Smith killed her children.
Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I'm likely to be proved a liar for believing that life gets easier, if not sweeter, with the passing of time. I remember the old days, the hard times, and can't help thinking that progression of time brings us closer to that place of everlasting rest.
Floating Point
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,410. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Imagine running away to sea without giving up your day job! In Floating Point, the author and her family seek to shorten a daunting commute to Silicon Valley by moving to a boat. This travel memoir chronicles an adventure lived beneath the radar of suburban life as the new owners of the Egret learn the ropes and are transformed by their life on the water. Published by ePicaro Press.
How to Recession Proof Your Life
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Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category:
A short essay on how you can help yourself lead a more happy and successful life. When times are tough it’s important to remember that tough times don’t last forever, but tough people do. How to Recession Proof Your Life gives you an even dozen tips that will help guide you to a bright future.
Rancho Costa Nada: The Dirt Cheap Desert Homestead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
After being fired for insubordination at his last two corporate jobs, the author wonders if he can become a modern pioneer on ten worthless acres he bought at a tax auction for $325. He's broke, and his land is arid and remote. But he finds that with a few simple expedients he can build a $100 shelter, be his own utility district, and live more or less comfortably and without any hardship.
The Village That Could
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
It's an absorbing fable that's more than it may seem. Behind the amusing story are 15 simple, practical ways to develop your resilience. You can use them at work, in study, leadership and in your relationships, including parenting. Those 15 ideas are based on what researchers have discovered about people who thrive on setbacks and challenging times. They work just as well for teams and families.
A Halloween Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
A Halloween Story takes place in a nameless neighborhood that's fighting hard to hold its own. 10-year-old Linda is followed in equal parts by 8-year-old Street Urchin and timeless, mystical, Grandma Roads. Their kindness to Street Urchin is repaid in a way that gives this story its bitter-sweet ending. The flavor of this story is enhanced when read aloud, preferably to children of all ages.
Life At Mimosa Lake: The Story of the Winter Visitor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
life at mimosa lake: the story of the winter visitor is filled with faith, community, hope and humor, tinged with bits of philosophy from the quirky, independent souls who reside on the shores of this rural lake neighborhood. times are tough and frankly, river ivery and her neighbors are discouraged. herbert potts knew this would happen. but god answers with unexpected greatness!
Magical Coat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A Short Story: Was it a Christmas Gift? Jean Bishop, out of work and down on her luck in New York City, finds a coat in a second hand shop. A wondrous change overtakes her, and she feels ready to begin her new life. Don Richards sees something special in Jean and hires her to work in his coffee shop. It was a magical Christmas all around as Don and Jean’s lives changed dramatically.
Why...a Bible Study for teens
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Education / Children & Youth
Sometimes life doesn't make sense and we don't know where to turn for answers. This seven day Bible study was written specifically for teens as they search for the answers to tough situations.