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The Widow's Cliff and Other Poems
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is a book of poetry. But it is more than just that. It is a very personal, no holds barred, exploration of the life I find surrounding me and within me. It is my search for and about what I view as being reality and illusion as I personally view these concepts. It is about life and death, pain and pleasure, sadness and laughter, and falling in love with what we call “words".
Tyger Lilly
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,450. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Lilly lives in a magical world. Animals grow as tall as trees in her backyard, her mother lives in a cloud, her best friend, Dorian, is delightfully like a monkey, and Lilly can disappear, sort of. She’s been doing it since kindergarten to escape the bullies, but now disappearing can’t solve Lilly’s problems. In fact, it has become a problem. Cover illustration by Mark Chiarello.
Learned Counsel and the Three Bears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Baby Bear left the forest and went to town. Once there, he made some new human friends, helped shut down a city office granting hunting and fishing licenses, and became an advocate for the forest animals in a court proceeding to stop a greedy developer from cutting down the forest to build a condominium development. A story intended to be appropriate for precocious children, ages 7-107.
Learning Lessons: Gardening With Nature
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Price: Free! Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
You could be doing better in the garden, and you know it. You're working harder than you need to and still not getting the results you really want - I guarantee it. Basically, you need a partner - one with brains and brawn - and some new ideas. Learning Lessons identifies your perfect gardening partner and helps you make the hookup. And your old ideas will definitely be challenged!
If Trees Could Fly
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
Haiku: Three-Line Short Stories
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010 by Neponset River Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Haiku is an ancient type of Japanese poetry with a strict form. It is an unrhymed three-lined verse: the first with five beats or syllables, the second with seven and the third with five. Each poem describes a single brief episode that may be taking place as you read. Traditionally each verse should contain a reference to nature or a season, expressed either directly or by implication.
In the Spirit of Haiku
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
"In the Spirit of Haiku," is a book of short poems of three lines each, which contain an insight or describe the flavour of a moment in time. Rather than being true to the form;they are true to the spirit of Haiku poetry which is an attempt to convey the impact of a moment of truly seeing.
White Pine
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
As his world and plans disintegrate, will the north woods be enough to heal one man’s pain? A short-short story of the future, past, and present.
The Hunt
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A timid teenage boy finds the life he is meant for on a big cat hunt with two old geezers. After Rick's mother died, and his father remarried, he became aware of himself as a misfit. On the cat hunt with his eccentric step-grandfather, he learns why he's a misfit--he should have been born in a previous generation. Rick is out of place and out of time. The cat hunt is his rebirthing.
The Weekender
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A vacationing fisherman wishes he'd chosen a different guide in this suspenseful and surprising short story.