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Then Came The Liars, Then Came The Fools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
A young girl thinks she has special powers to change events, does she? Told through the eyes of Leila, the story unfolds in a time when money is scarce and the people have to make their own amusements, when a thought could perhaps change the lives of those around her - not always for the better. Does Leila have special powers? Read her story and find out!
CHOICES AND DESTINY: STORIES THAT TOUCH THE HEART.
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The book is a collection of short stories on the dangers of drug abuse. it is made up of true life stories and recommended as 'gift items' for young people especially.
Pinky: Poverty to Prosperity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,160. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Pinky is the story of a young man born into poverty who had a father without ambition to change things, but had a loving, caring mother who struggled to raise twelve children over a 45-year period. Abandoned by her husband, the mother raised six young kids to adulthood, fed and clothed them, and bought a home for them to live in...
Damn Near Broke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,450. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Buddy and Martha Whitacre, a blue-collar couple, celebrate early retirement with a trip to Spain. They return home to discover that they’ve been wiped out by the investment fund that made retirement and travel possible. Damn Near Broke is the tale of how they deal with impending poverty, each other, and especially the shame of it all. Chapters alternate between Martha and Buddy,..
Commoner the Vagabond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Inspirational
A young airman with Asperger’s, summarily discharged from military duty and plagued by mental health issues, becomes homeless and has frequent encounters with the law. Through his exploits, he inadvertently provides the inspiration for a popular TV show and becomes the hope of the poor and downtrodden in Seattle, Washington.
Car Living When There's No Other Choice: Tips & Strategies for Survival & Safety
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Could you survive in your car if you had no other place to live? Thousands of people worldwide have safely and successfully overcome short-term housing crises by living in a vehicle. This book will give you the knowledge, courage and confidence to do so, too.
Senke Remembers the Drums at Night
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The brothers in Soweto await the World Cup football matches in 2010. To get tickets seems an impossible dream to these impoverished orphans. But the young boy, Senke, who is still at school, has a plan.
If the Poor are on the Moon... The Work of Mother Teresa.
Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The Work of Mother Teresa, to fulfill her mission of love, this play follows. Only the strongest devotion could endure such sustained hardships and manage such achievements for the care of the poor and neglected.
Saving Shallmar: Christmas Spirit in a Coal Town
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » History » North America
In fall turned to winter in 1949, the residents of Shallmar, Maryland, were starving. The town's only business, the Wolf Den Coal Corp. had closed down, unemployment benefits had ended and few coal miners had cars to drive to other jobs. When children started fainting in school, Principal J. Paul Andrick realized the dire situation the town was in and set out to help.
The Crimson Vest
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The crimson vest slithered through Guanyu's fingers, delicate embroidery snagging against the callouses on his palms. Embroidered by his mother before her death, it was everything he'd set aside to keep his job. Which was gone now. So off job hunting he went, dressed in his favorite sarong and shirt, topped with the crimson vest. Mother said it would bring him luck someday. Let today be that day.