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My Leis Upon the Water: The Memories Return
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,710. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by RPJ & Company, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
My Leis upon the Water is a captivating work of inspiration, humor, family wisdom and nostalgia, all shared in brief autobiographical cameos.
Connecticut Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Connecticut's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. There is also information on a few Covered Bridges without historical designation. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Lambourn - Stations of the Great Western Railway
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A fascinating history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Lambourn Station is no more. There is nothing left on the ground to show that this was once the thriving terminus of an independent railway line, later taken over by the Great Western Railway.
Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Georgie Blake and the Bushie Sisters is an enchanting book; a heart-warming romp through a fifties childhood. While the book is written for eight to twelve year olds, especially girls, it can be read to and enjoyed by children of all ages. Parents and grandparents who grew up in the fifties will find the story delightful, triggering nostalgic memories from their own childhoods.
Walt Disney and the Facsimile of Reality
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Business
An essay detailing the benefits and drawbacks of Walt Disney's affect on animation, and childrens' fiction and cinema. The author outlines how Disney the man and the corporation revolutionalized childrens' entertainment and animation, with the unexpected drawback of wounding traditional folk tales and mass-marketing childhood to create a shared experience as consumers.
The Old Porter Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
In a simpler world long ago, there was a farmstead east of Carter, Oklahoma known as "The Old Porter Place." Two cousins, whose grandparents lived there, take readers on a nostalgic journey through stories from their childhood more than a half century ago. Their tales of a close-knit family's enduring love resurrect a time that existed in their very own "land of Cavaliers and Cotton Fields.
Memories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
(4.00)
Ten Anecdotes of the author's life experiences - taken mainly from the early years. The reader will find plenty of nostalgia in this one. (A compendium of three books = "There's one born every minute", "Give it to Dad!" and "Home is where the Heart is.")
The Domino Effect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A humorous and heartfelt story about growing up and growing wise, The Domino Effect is the story of Danny Rorro, a charismatic kid from Queens poisoned by the past.
New York Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 11. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of New York's 27 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Also includes useful self guided tours. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
The Witch Who Made Adjustments
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(4.50)
A humorous and deeply heartwarming fantasy novelette of a witch who may not be as "terrible" as she seems -- a witch who came into a turn-of-the-century town, just a few days before Halloween, and changed the lives of the entire populace, and especially young Tommy, a hardworking boy, and his impoverished family.