Books tagged: suburbs

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Levittown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,650. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A story of a young nonconformist growing up in America’s second planned housing community, Levittown portrays life in the late 1970s with a sardonic eye trained on the country’s time-honored traditions and questionable preoccupations. Set against a backdrop of classic rock, NASCAR and elementary school life, Levittown is the tale of a young boy named Michael trying to find himself.
Map Making: Poems of Land and Identity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015 by THEAQ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Do you consider yourself a “city girl,” or a “small-town guy,” or a “suburban mom?” Our souls contain landscapes, and not just the metaphoric kind. What we see daily as we look out upon the world leaves an indelible imprint on us and shapes our relationships—to each other and to the planet.
Tales of the Opening
Series: Short Story Collections · Tales of Unification. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Quiet moments from a fantastic world: Tales of the Opening contains six stories from the Unification universe where humans and dragons argue about lawn maintenance while pixies fly overhead. Meyari McFarland creates stories of the fantastic with queer characters that will touch your heart. Included are: Memories of Fire, August Highs, Checkout Line, Maintenance, Smell of Joy, Fairy Dragon Blues.
Smell of Joy
Series: Tales of Unification. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Few dragons collected teapots. Youneda didn't care. They pleased him and his hoard was worth enough to allow him a comfortable life in the suburbs. Nothing bothered him anymore. At least until a new neighbor in the suburb shattered everyone's peace with wild magic that drove Youneda off his basking couch and out into the rain to solve the mystery of what had turned the world orange.
Angry Cameron
Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
Diandra has just moved into a new house, and is getting to know her neighbors. She finds out about her new neighbor, Cameron Bassett, from another, Marlena, that he is someone to avoid at all costs. Diandra finds Cameron fascinating, to Marlena's shock, and wants to get to know him better. A confrontation with Cameron occurs one day, but will Diandra live to regret her attachment to him?
Murder in the Air (A Twin Lakes Mystery, #2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Shortly after the remains of a teenaged boy are unearthed on newly acquired Twin Lakes property, Lydia Krause has a worrisome conversation with her elderly neighbor. Daniel Korman hints at having known the dead boy and wonders if, after all this time, he should let sleeping dogs lie. Then Daniel dies under suspicious circumstances, and Lydia suspects that his two friends are responsible...
A Murderer Among Us (A Twin Lakes Mystery, #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After her husband dies, Lydia Krause sells her company and moves to an upscale retirement community on Long Island to start a new life. At her first Twin Lakes event, she meets the community’s financial advisor, whom she recognizes as the convicted embezzler who drove her sister to suicide. When the woman is found dead the following morning, Detective Sol Molina considers Lydia Suspect Number One.
Chairman of the Board
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Though a major chess and computer nerd, Sam Pauling finds himself caught up against his will with the local party crowd and their decadent entertainment of choice — a ouija board with a particularly nasty sense of humor. When a moment of temptation leaves the occult device in his possession, Sam learns to his horror that every slope is slippery and all morality relative.
Our Own Day Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Essay » Literature
(5.00)
This is a collection of observations on community exploring how we get around, get along, and get a living in a world where not only nature but our own human nature are often hidden in plain sight.
A Wolf Lives In Our Garage
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
A rhyming story about a wolf living in a garage in suburbia and the effect it has on a young child.