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Channel Runner
By Jeremy Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Mary Maloney is fourteen years old and is an excellent runner. She wins all her races against the girls so Mary has a new challenge: She wants to race against boys. Mary faces opposition from the sports committee who are determined to stop her. Can Mary convince people that she is right?
Astoria Story
By June Volz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
You cannot eat, you have no money. You cannot pray, you don't believe anything anymore. You cannot love, you're too busy surviving. What do REAL people do when their world falls apart? They move to Astoria.
A Stalker's Game (Short Story)
By John Hennessy
Price: Free! Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
The first day of winter approaches, and with it the dwarven celebration of Nypha. Included in the celebration is a Stalker's Game: a search and destroy for the highest bidders. Six dwarves pit themselves against eight well-armed and hostile human slaves, out on the brutal mountain slopes, where the fate of all will be decided. The rule for the slaves is simple: survive. Who will live and die?
Wanted: Rowing Coach
By Brad Alan Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
Coaching is fun, right? All depends on the rowers, the coach, the budget, the boathouse, the 10,000 other odds and ends. When an Olympic gold medalist in rowing, Brad Alan Lewis, decides to take up the challenge of coaching a crew at an under-funded college program, stuff happens. Some good stuff / some not so good / pretty much all of it interesting.
Demon Bean - the great coffee war of Pacific Palisades
By Brad Alan Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
Way back in 1995, before Starbucks owned the whole damn world, one lone woman tried to keep Starbucks out of her little burb of Pacific Palisades, California. Did she succeed? Read and find out.
Life Changing Moments
By Ross Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book tackles real issues and changes that people are dealing with daily. Its has chapters which discuss topics like Relationships, Suicide, and Addictions just to name a few.
The Idiot Years
By Brad Alan Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
'A story about a guy driving across the country.' I'm tempted to just leave it at that. But I doubt if it would entice too many readers to take a look at 'The Idiot Years.' Strong stuff contained within the pages - as strong and honest as I could write. I did my best. Take a look and tell me if it's good enough.
Kid From Lagos
By M Koleosho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
Kid from Lagos is a collection of poems from a Nigerian living abroad. Chronicling his travails and experiences with the aid of poetry.
Growing Up Is Still Hard To Do
By Chris Straley
Price: Free! Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
What's it like to live in perpetual fear that everything you do will harm yourself or those you love? That's the question those who struggle with OCD face every day. This is the story of someone so overwhelmed by the trappings of his mind that he starts down the path of suicide, the ultimate sin. But in attempting to take his own life something strange happens: He learns maybe he's worth saving.
Unnatural Truth
By Christopher Hawke
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
By telling his story, Brendan McGovern offers us a peek into a man on the brink—a riveting look into the struggle between good and evil waged in the soul of a man. Through the pursuit of his missing family, he shows us a world where “fighting your demons” isn’t just a figure of speech and rescuing your loved ones makes the difference between life and death.