Books tagged: sixties

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Fights in the Streets, Tears in the Sand
By Jeffrey Rubin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
When Jeff Star begins Lincoln High, he has one major problem — every time he tries to get the kids to respect him he ends up making more and more enemies. Will joining a violent gang help? How about the wisdom of fellow teenager, Steve Marino; or the beautiful and strange Mysterious Jane? Hold on tight on this wild rollercoaster of a story as we discover secrets of respect that enlighten us all.
Middle Age Cranky at 100: Fine Whines & Muddled Memories
By Howard Baldwin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Essay
Howard Baldwin isn't really a cranky guy; he just plays one in his blog. In this compilation of his first 100 columns, he wends his way with both humor and harrumph through the aggravations of 21st century life, but also touches on nostalgia, accumulated wisdom, and appreciation both for the way things are and the way they used to be.
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies
By M.W. Jacobs
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
A Song For Joey
By Elizabeth Audrey Mills
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,180. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
When your father has deserted you, and your mother died giving birth to you, when you are homeless, drugged and beaten, and someone is out to kill you, the best person to have beside you could be the ghost of a boy who once loved you.
14th
By Sue Cruise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
As Linus "Bud" Ritter and eight siblings gather for a funeral, sadness blends with funny, poignant, and sometimes painful memories of growing up on 14th Street in Galveston, Texas. Bud deals with personal shortcomings, searches for an old pal, and emerges with a fresh approach to life. "Humorous and touching...a nostalgic little gem of a novel, with a quietly powerful message." KIRKUS REVIEWS
Kool Brother Rat
By Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction
In this fast, funny tale, a thirteen–year–old boy in the Wonder Years era searches for cool. Can he live up to his big brother's rep? Tastes a little like Stand By Me, A Christmas Story, and The Wonder Years. Previously published in The Write Side Up.
Love, Sex and Respect
By Jeffrey Rubin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Fiction
Jeff Star appears to have found the road to respect at his high school, that is, until he enters the realm of the dating scene. There, the clash between love, sex and respect has even led his heroic buddy, “Cool Steve,” into a deep, dark depression. And when a nearby violent gang repeatedly humiliates the local female teenagers, the guys turn to Steve to lead a war council confrontation.
Every Story is a Love Story
By John Moncure Wetterau
Price: Free! Words: 26,550. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction
A beautifully written story of first love and discovery. Patrick, an army brat, and Willow, a musician from an academic family, drift separately into Woodstock, N.Y. in the early sixties. The characters include Bob Dylan and Joe Burke, of "Joe Burke's Last Stand," Wetterau's first novel. The author says, "It was an exiting time in an exciting place. I'm not Joe Burke, but I was there."
Film School, Class of '69
By Timothy Wade Huntley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
Film School, Class of 69 is a humorous novel about the film school at UCLA. It tells of a brief but pivotal period in the history of cinema, when rebellion flourished and the "establishment" was the source of all evil. The author was a film student who was entirely unaware that the industry was about to change, or that he and his fellow students were about to change it.
Getting Off
By Joshua Tal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
A novel about the end of the sixties - like you don't remember them. Are you getting off yet?