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The Skin of Lions: Rwandan Folk Tales and Fables
By Gabriel Constans
You set the price! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2010. Category: Fiction
This is a picture book collection from Rwanda. At one time all of the children in this book lived on the streets. The stories are from their personal experiences, traditional folk tales or creative imaginations. They continue a thousand-year-old oral tradition and speak for all of those that have been silenced. Author royalties go to the Rwanda Orphan's Project at www.rwandanorphansproject.org.
Between the Two Rivers: A Story of the Armenian Genocide
By Aida Kouyoumjian
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 90,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction
After seeing their family murdered during the Armenian Genocide, Mannig and her sister struggle to survive on the streets of what is now eastern Iraq, fighting with other children for camel dung to trade for bread. One day a handsome philanthropist offers them sanctuary in an orphanage … A moving memoir of the author's mother. Revised 2nd Edition.
Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch
By Terry Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
"Nunzilla Was My Mother and My Stepmother Was a Witch" is author Terry Gelormino Silver's memoir of growing up in three different orphanages in Ohio during the Great Depression and World War II era. Two of the orphanages where she lived were run by a strict order of nuns, and the third orphanage was non-sectarian. Think "Oliver Twist" meets "Angela's Ashes," and you've got the idea.
Vanished
By Barbara Ann Derksen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,890. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Fiction
Vanished! That’s what Andrea Wilton and Brian Strait discover when they come to visit their best friends one evening. Where could they be and does God answer prayers, two questions they find the answers to as they journey to another world of voodoo, murder, and more missing people. Andrea and Brian also discover each other as they learn to scuba, and fight a common enemy.
The Apothecary
By Samantha Jillian Bayarr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Claire Mayfield suddenly finds herself the new heir of a property that has lain vacant for over 100 years, she becomes leery of the rumors of the hauntings from the three young children who were said to have been murdered there. As Claire explores the manor, she discovers her great uncle's traveling medicine show from the 1800's, and clues that could solve the 100 year old murder-mystery.
A Change in Fortune
By Mark Finnemore
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction
The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
Kingdom of Lost Children: The Book of Ren
By L. J. Carter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,080. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Leyla discovers an ancient script in her old childhood home she is thrust into a world she never expected; a world filled with strange creatures, secrets and dark magic. There is more to Leyla’s past than she realised and more than just her future is threatened. Only an ancient book holds the key to her survival but Leyla is not the only one after the book’s great power… (Illustrated)
I Talk to Togo
By Todd Philip Dolce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
I Talk to Togo follows the life of an exceptionally gifted, young orphaned boy suffering with Aphonia, who, under the tutelage of his quirky, inventive uncle, attempts to reclaim his most coveted possession; his missing voice.
With All My Might
By Gabriella N.A. van Rij
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
My story is unique, the emotions are not. They will resonate with many...
The Building Of Joe
By Edward Maurer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Unwanted by his mother, abandoned by his father, unappreciated by his boss and loathed by his senator, meet Joe Johnson; he happens to be on a mission from God.