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The Lola Cruz Christmas Story
By Melissa Bourbon Ramirez
Price: Free! Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Fiction
A Holiday Prequel to Living the Vida Lola Almost private investigator Lola Cruz gets wrapped up in her own Christmas story when she's summoned by a woman from her past. This short story is a fun holiday prequel to Living the Vida Lola, the first in the Lola Cruz Mystery series from St. Martin's Minotaur Books.
Davina's Magical Radio
By Steven D. Bynum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
Davina Gonzales doesn't think she's anything special. She and her friends Fabiola and DeBrina are like most seventh-grade girls in rural California. But her life takes a strange twist when she gets an old radio for her twelfth birthday. It runs without electricity or batteries, always plays her favorite songs, and warns her that if she doesn’t solve a mystery her best friend will die!
Something Wicked
By Vanessa Serrano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
After receiving a deadly vision, Veronica must work fast to uncover the mystery of a missing girl in order to save both their lives and her senior year.
Palabras in Each Fist
By Rebecca Balcarcel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
These poems twirl their skirts as they explore bi-cultural identity, growing up, a young mother's struggles, and the limits of language. Half Guatemalan and half Anglo, the speaker worries about "black-topped boys with butterscotch skin" who whistle at her, but loves how flowers "explode into curls of crepe." She doesn't understand Spanish or why tragedy jabs into our lives, but still she sings.
This Changes Everything
By Sally Ember, Ed.D.
Series: The Spanners, , Volume I. Price: Free! Words: 128,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
Are YOU ready for the changes? Clara Branon, Ph.D., becomes the Chief Communicator for the Many Worlds Collective when 5 alien holos come to her house, changing Earth forever. The MWC authorizes several Re-sets of the Transition to ensure the fewest deaths for those who resist Earth's membership in the MWC. How do Clara's family and friends and all Earthers respond to these enormous changes?