Books tagged: small town life

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Not Another Travel Guide: Gause, Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Hey, y'all! Settle in and sit a spell while you enjoy your latest virtual vacation... to Gause, Texas. Crammed with over 200 images to give you the full flavor of this east Central Texas town. You might be surprised what all you discover.
Not Another Travel Guide: Seneca, Kansas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
Over 100 full color images pull you into a small farming town in northeastern Kansas allowing you to experience a Sunday where the clocks run slower and the people are truly the salt of the earth. From town to field, sun up to sun down, see what you're missing.
Eli's Paradise
You set the price! Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Omar Bishara and his family have moved into Eli’s Creek and life in the small town will never be the same—the Scandinavian hamlet in the Sierra foothills hasn’t changed much since the gold rush days. The Arab immigrants want to buy an old landmark property, which draws protests, but when the town’s favorite daughter, Lilly, falls for the Arab boy, Baligh, protest turns to distrust and resentment.
Connected Underneath
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In a small New York town, everybody keeps an eye on everybody else’s business without recognizing the secrets that connect them. The wheelchair-bound Celeste conjures up lives from what she sees and thinks she sees while peering through binoculars from her kitchen fan vent. Connected Underneath is a lyrical, scalpel-keen dissection of the ties that bind and of those that dissolve.
The Visitor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Morning broke as usual in the small town of Porterville; quiet and peaceful. It's a farming community where church basement potlucks and Sunday drives in the country are the main sources of entertainment. Nothing much ever happened there: until the arrival of The Visitor. Eighty-six year old resident Ima Plummer could not have imagined how her day would end when she awoke that fateful Wednesday.
Fireflies: A Tale of Life and Death (#1 Heroes Next DoorTrilogy)
Series: Heroes next Door Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 55,270. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Parents
Trapped in a small town over the summer, a lonely, middle-grade computer nerd, risks everything to make friends in the real world. As he adapts more and more to 3-dimensional people, the friendship he comes to cherish beyond all others turns out to be the one most threatening to his new-found place in the world.
The Branch
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Pete suffers in silence, mostly. His life is controlled by his wife. He is a self-employed handyman, and the homeowners he works for occasionally are never happy, and never pay the full amount. Yet, he’s content, mostly. Then he discovers his wife’s credit card use is out of control, again. They argue, and then it happens . . .
Marking Time - A Book of Collected Columns
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Vicki Williams has written a column for her local newspaper for over twenty years that has consistently been rated one of the paper's most popular features. Marking Time contains 87 columns that run the gamut from humor to slice-of-life pieces to philosophical essays about larger issues. It is about people and places, pets and politics, nature and human nature in a rural Hoosier county.
Unkept
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Bannerwing Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Vienna and Heather navigate through a friendship born of circumstance, devised to assuage their ambivalence towards motherhood and their tenuous relationship with reality, discovering the art of forgiveness. With humor and poignancy, Ericka Clay’s debut novel, Unkept, explores the thorny landscape of childhood trauma and the ferocious politics between little girls—and the adults they become.
Pivotals: A Story of Small Town America
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
For centuries, small towns were the hub of family life. Generation after generation stayed close to their roots. Friends and neighbors were for a lifetime. A life with good neighbors and great friends is better than wealth. This is a story of a town that was strong. It is one of many that know the value of Community.