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The Road Returns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Mantz Trilogy, particularly The Road Returns, documents a time of great change in America. During this period, young people began to move away from farming as a life choice. The once rare automobile could be found—in almost every barn. The boom and bust of the economy as a result of the war and advances in automation forever changed our way of life.
What If
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 53,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Everyone has their own “what if” story. A choice made they’d like to change, words they wished they’d spoken, a person they wished they’d fought for. The one thing you always wonder about even if your life turns out right, and especially if it doesn’t.
The Ninety-Ninth Reunion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.50)
The Ninety-Ninth Reunion is a sometimes nostalgic, sometimes macabre, venture into the world of class reunions. Two sisters, one a dyslexic psychic from Wisconsin and the other a purveyor of New South corporate etiquette, tackle a class reunion in the small Iowa town of their youth. In doing so they inadvertently open a hidden wellspring of better-forgotten events.
Mulligan Stew: Stories and Traditions of American Hobos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Mulligan Stew contains a variety of ingredients from the hobo culture: hobo life as it was lived at the turn of the twentieth century, women hobos, hobo heroes, hobo signs and symbols, contemporary hobos telling of their experiences, and hobo traditions from the National Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa—an event that has opened a door into the hobo world every August for more than 100 years.
Pick-me-up
Price: Free! Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(4.67)
In small town Iowa, where a family's reputation is hard to shake, Katelyn has a choice to make--Follow her sisters' lead, lose herself to love, take the drug that's offered, or pick herself up after getting knocked down. This young adult novel travels to the troubling truth of life outside high school hallways where not every family or teenager is innocent.
Chronicles of War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Inspirational
Chronicles of War is a work of historical fiction following Iowa farmer and father of four Job Trites and his family’s experience of the Civil War. It's a fast moving narrative, scenes shifting between the Trites’ farm in Iowa to encampments along the Mississippi River, from letters and recollections to the battle of Arkansas Post. Careful research and creative storytelling, powerfully combined.
A Memoir of Holstein: An Engineer Traces His Origin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(4.00)
In A Memoir of Holstein, a retired engineer traces his first 18 years growing up on a farm near a small Iowa town founded by Germans. He shares how community, school, friends, relatives, and time spent alone molded his life. Inviting and nostalgic, the wonders of his formative years are examined through the eyes of the boy who lived them with the hindsight of the man who was shaped by them.
Iowa/McPooch Mail-A-Tale: Ice Cream in Iowa
Series: McPooch Mail-A-Tale/STATE, STATE. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013 by A. A. Randazzo. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / United States / Asian American, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Each "McPooch Mail-A-Tale" has an adventure and fun facts about a great state in the USA. Characters include J. Pierpont McPooch, the globe-trotting hound dog, his sassy sidekick, Trixie, and Big Bad Benny, the pirate cat, who is after McPooch's magic suitcase. Send a "postcard" on your travels or your home state to the special children in your life.
Her Kind, a novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,390. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Rose Emma Parmlee reflects on her 90 years as she compiles a diary that she began in her youth. As she records the migration of a family from England, to the new England, to Iowa, Rose exposes a family's deepest secrets, including her own unrecoverable relationship with her mother, cousins a bit too close by blood and water, and an entire lineage her siblings never knew.
The Night Remembers - A Jack Walsh Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The time is the present; the setting Cedar Rapids, Iowa; the hero private detective Walsh, a man weary of a past he cannot escape. Walsh has recently retired from the sheriff's office, and he is preoccupied with wrenching personal turmoil. But Walsh's past won't leave him alone; it comes to visit him one day in the person of Lisa Pennyfeather, the wife of a man Walsh sent to prison for murder.