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Moshe
Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Ottawa. 1949. Moshe Silverstein doesn't quite fit in. A Type 1 diabetic and one of the only Jewish students at school, the diminutive eleven year old has few friends and is tormented on a daily basis. With the help of a classmate and a former Golden Gloves boxer, Moshe gains the confidence to confront his tormentors and win back his dream.
Van in Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
VAN IN LOVE is a humorous look at relationships with a blackmail plot thrown in. Sandwiched between his life in the Highlands in the first and last chapters, Van’s history as a contemporary drummer, a father and a helpless ladies' man is traced through a succession of relationships with women in Ottawa and Vancouver. He escapes to Scotland with a woman who is older and wiser than he.
The Popcorn Prophecies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Everyone knows girls can't tell the future. Everyone, that is, except Julia Sharpe. She starts fortunetelling with popcorn kernels (it's like using tea leaves, only it's, um, popcorn)--and kinds of ends up saving herself, her clan, and all the other supposedly untalented girls on the planet.
A May-September Wedding
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » General
Neighbours for years, Phyllida Schuyler and Cal Richardson lost their spouses within a few months of each other. Phyl’s oldest and Cal’s youngest are closer than most sisters and one thing leads to another. But can Cal overcome their age difference and his fear of leaving Phyl a widow again?
Choosing Hope
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » General
Lily needed to be rescued, again. So she called David, again. This time she finally noticed that he was more than her uncle's friend. And Kyle did not like that ... at all.
Tales of Other Worlds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Deux Voiliers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
This is the first anthology of short shorts written by Chris Turner, Canada's up-and-coming fantasy writer. It is suitable for all ages.
Popcorn Girl in Like
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Julia Sharpe can tell the future using popcorn. That's right, popcorn. It's like using tea leaves, only cooler. But the cute new kid, Darwin Jones, makes all the fortunetellers sick. How can Julia save the day and get Darwin to fall in like with her at the same time? Winner of the InnermoonLit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel (2008)
High School Hit List
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Jimmy can talk to animals. No big deal, probably part of his Mohawk heritage. But one day, Coyote tells him, "You have to go to school. There's going to be trouble." Turns out a bully's slashing his way through a hit list, starting with one of the vice principals and closing in on Jimmy himself at number four. Now Jimmy's got to protect them all--with some help from the birds and the beasts.
Ooter's Place and Other Stories of Fear, Faith, and Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,620. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A collection of 13 short stories by Karl El-Koura spanning a wide range of genres (including science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective fiction, military fiction, and superhero fiction) and a wide range of lengths (from the shortest story at 250 words to the longest at 7500 words).
Road Madness - A Motorcycle Trip Into Insanity
Price: Free! Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A hapless and ageing biker decides, with little forethought, to ride his trusty steed from Ottawa Canada to Yellowknife NWT and back. Yep, 1,000 kilometers per day for 14 days should do it. Join in the adventure as he slowly starts to unwind and mentally dips back into the drug-addled days of his youth.