Books tagged: sixties

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The Space in Between
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 70,520. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
School has just let out and summer vacation is on the horizon for ten-year-old Anna Hendricks, and her sisters. That summer is historically ingrained in the minds of adults and children alike. Bobby Kennedy had been assassinated only two months after the assassination of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. The summer is filled with curiosity, conflict, cause and consequence. Tragedy and death invade
100 Wild Mushrooms: Memoirs of the ‘60s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Toni Home Perm, Flexible Flyer Snow Sled, Hula Hoop, Mercurochrome, Fishnet Stockings, Beatles, Mohair, Go-Go Boots, Aluminum Christmas Tree…and, the beat goes on. While the mushroom cloud of the Cold War hovered over us, my sister and I carried on as kids do regardless of world events. Feed your head my nostalgic recollections of growing up during the ‘60s counterculture.
1967: The Involuntary Hippie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,870. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1967, fifteen teenagers gather on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. One is fleeing the kidnappers who brought him from Oregon to the city. The rest have come from around the country for the Summer of Love. Some will stay on, some will disappear; some will leave the Gathering of the Tribes to hunt for the answer to a riddle that spans two centuries. All will be changed forever.
Tie Dye: A Bonaventura Cozy Mystery - Book 2
Series: Bonaventura Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Cozy Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
"Good Morning, America, How Are You?..." Tie Dye is the Sixties sequel to the Fifties historical novel, Jitterbug. In 1966, a young teenager faces anti-hippie prejudice when her father gives her a converted garage/barn in rural, central Illinois as a gift for her birthday. To top it all off, two runaway teenaged lovers complicate things by showing up in the area in the midst of these problems.
Head for the Hills
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
HEAD FOR THE HILLS is a compelling and humorous autobiographical eyewitness account of the early days of Hollywood and some of its iconic stars.
"A Trip at Granny's"--a short story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The recollections of a young boy in the late 1960s of his hip grandma who liked to throw parties in her big old house in an urban residential neighborhood. When she hosts his uncle’s college graduation party, the boy inadvertently finds out the fruit punch is spiked. Then the adventure really begins. Going to Grandma’s house was never quite like this.
Seen One Seen Them All
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,500. Language: Australian English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Follow the life of an English country boy, from primary school through to emigration to Australia and his adventures until retirement . Born in 1944, the youngest of nine boys, life in a Sussex village could be pretty dull, but not for Victor. He made sure they he had his share of fun. The 1960’s saw the birth of rock n roll and the sexual revolution and young Vic made sure he had his fair share .
Those Were The Days, My Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
We were all about hot cars, loud music and dancing the night away. It was a time of innocence, sex wasn’t passed out like cotton candy and drugs were unheard of. We did overindulge in alcohol, but our shenanigans were mild compared to what came in the decades to follow. There were problems, always has been, always will be. Divorce was practically unheard of.
How Far Would You Have Gotten If I Hadn't Called You Back
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,770. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Is it fast, exciting love that Bronwyn needs or the slower kind of love that lasts? Is it JC or Will?
I Shot Bruce
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Conceived loosely on the untimely dismissal and subsequent life of Pete Best, the so-called 'fifth Beatle', Asunder's perspective and his ultimate commitment to retribution differs markedly from Ringo Starr's predecessor. Intelligent and intense, I Shot Bruce chronicles and dramatizes obsession to the point of self-destruction.