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A Place To Call Home
Price: Free! Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
After a harrowing escape from a bad foster home, Ron and Sarah find themselves on the streets of Toronto. Alone, and with nowhere to go, they seek refuge at a charitable shelter. Yet when the truth catches up to them, their luck runs out and the foster siblings find themselves back where they started. Will Ron and Sarah ever find a place to call home?
Reason To Live
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,600. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A young man heads to Toronto to fulfil a dream for his life career. His hopes were dashed due to an accident playing sports and his dream was over. But he picked things up and turned his life around. He never lost his dream for his lost career but he now manifested it in other ways. Business, real estate and family grew and expanded. He showed how to be a great man in his community.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: British English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Britain is flooded with forged banknotes. Powerful men are involved who will kill to keep their secrets. Jim Radford and PABLO are called in to investigate. Jim is helped by Carlotta, his mysteriously wealthy girlfriend. Car chases, arson, treachery and violence - a baptism of fire for the desk-jockeys. They blunder around Britain, Toronto and Niagara Falls, leading to a spectacular climax.
Foodsluts at Doll & Penny's Cafe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
In 1988, twenty year-old Tony Correia flies to Vancouver with a plane ticket he found in a classified ad. What begins as adolescent revenge soon becomes a lesson in Vancouver’s counterculture when Tony gets a job at Doll & Penny’s Café. With a cast of characters that include drag queens, prostitutes and the religious right, Foodsluts reminds us it’s not prostitution if you would do it for free.
One Night in Toronto
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bobby wakes up to shattering sounds like eight-inch cockroaches are throwing dishes off the kitchen shelves in his third-floor apartment. But it’s not roaches; it’s a pimp and hooker fighting on the sidewalk below his window. Bad. Getting worse. Nobody stopping it. Should he? He makes a stupid decision.
Tales of a Traveling Saleslady: The Rose
Price: Free! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Sarah Grisham, office assistant at the PERFECT Sewing Machine Co. for the past ten years, hopes to be noticed for her hard work at the annual company dinner. However, it's the naive new saleslady fresh off the farm on her first trip to Toronto, Ashley Adams, that everybody's talking about. With Sarah's royal connections, she's determined to get what she deserves, no matter what she has to do.
It Is Time: Knowledge From The Other Side
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Do you have questions about spirituality? Would you like to know more about your psychic and intuitive abilities? Written clearly and using easy-to-understand language, It Is Time: Knowledge From The Other Side is the perfect guidebook for your spiritual journey. The book’s knowledge and ideas will get you one step closer to getting to know your spirit guides and angels on the other side of life.
Travels with Facebook
Price: Free! Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is a trip zine but also a zine about remembering old friendships. It’s about reconnecting in five locations – New York, Providence, Toronto, Montreal, and rural California – with friends from different periods of my life. The whole trip was organized on Facebook, and it came at a time when my life and studies were breaking me and I hadn’t realized just how much stress I’d been under.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.
Neil Young: Don't Be Denied - The Canadian Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,310. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Don't Be Denied charts Neil Young's formative years, from his high school days in Winnipeg, Manitoba through his adventures in Toronto's Yorkville district to his ultimate successes with Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, and as a solo performer. When asked by biographer John Einarson why so little is known of his Canadian years, Young replied, "No one ever asked me!"