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We're Having a Heat Wave
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After lightning surges through TV weatherman Jerry Sheldon's computer, Jerry discovers he can control the weather in Toledo, Ohio. Soon, Toledo basks in 80 degree temperatures in December as cities fifteen miles away battle snowstorms. But jealous weathermen and Edward -- Jerry's cranky contact in Heaven -- soon cause major problems.
One Tree in the Forest - The Family of Harman William Whitney Hoffman
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A family history book focusing on the direct-line ancestors and the direct descendants of Harman W. W. Hoffman. This book traces from the original immigrant to the US to the current generation of direct descendants, spanning a timeline from the 1720's to the late 1990's. Important surnames include Riggs, Kimmel, Markley, Lanning, Wheaton and others.
United States Post Offices Volume 5 The Ohio Valley
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 53,120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps
The fifth volume in a set of eight that comprises an alphabetical listing of the over 166,000 post offices that have ever operated in the 50 United states from 1776 to date. The listing for each office contains a county location, dates of operation and a Scarcity Index (S/I) value that offers postmark collectors with a guide to the relative value of postmarks from that post office.
A Concise History of Kirtland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2010 by WindRiver Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
In the early 1800s, God called a latter-day prophet. The Times of the Gentiles were fulfilled, but a tempest raged in the hearts of men. To protect the Saints from terrible persecution the Lord commanded the Church to move to Kirtland, Ohio. Amazing things happened during those few short years, including Jesus' acceptance of the first temple to be built in His name in almost two thousand years.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed
You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.
From The Dead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Jesse Barlow escaped to Hollywood, he hungered for fame-but eleven years of failure result in a drug-induced suicide attempt. Revived at death's door, Jesse returns to his hometown to make amends. But Jesse's commitment becomes a baptism by fire when his secret son's illness calls for a sacrifice-one that could cost Jesse the very life he regained. A story of mercy, hope and second chances.
The Little Green House
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is an award winning short story (5,000 words) which begins on a bright sunny April day in 1973 that would forever change the direction of my life. This story is adapted from a completed manuscript and won the 2010 Adult Writing Contest for Unpublished Eassy.
Ohio High School Football: A Profile of Some of the Great Teams, Towns, and Personalities 1894 - 1971
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A fun and informative look at the some of the teams, schools, and people that have made Ohio the most exciting state in which to watch and play high school football! Going decade by decade, the book illuminates its subject with reader-friendly insights and will take you from the first football games in the late 19th century to 1972 when Ohio instituted its first playoff system.
Pumpkin Flesh
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
This (fictional) document was found in the walls of the mobile home of a man named Stanley who was a postal worker near Cheboygan, Michigan around the year 1970. It documents his possible descent into madness over the matter of preparing the seeds of a pumpkin.
Maude (1883-1993): She Grew Up With the Country
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,920. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010 by Calliope Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
Maude started farm life as a pregnant bride of 19. By age 110, she’d lived through half of America’s history. With poetry and human dramas (two murders and a suicide), written by her son, a master journalist, the book shows the impact of the changing times on shy, unassuming Maude, her fun-loving husband Lee, and their four active children. An award-winning biography, with over 70 photographs.