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Zen and the Art of Knitting: Exploring the Links Between Knitting, Spirituality, and Creativity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,300. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book explores what, arguably, everyone's grandmother always knew, that when passionate knitters become one with the craft, amazing things can happen. In Zen and the Art of Knitting, Bernadette Murphy explores how knitting fits into the larger scheme of life itself as meditation, creative expression, a gift to express love, a way to connect, and much, much more.
Toyland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,620. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you liked True Detective, you'll love Toyland... Mark Smith’s brilliant first novel is an exciting tour de force which explores startling new dimensions of innocence and dread, destruction and redemption, guilt and responsibility through the lives of its two protagonists, Pehr and Jensen.
Doctor Blues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"As funny and boisterous and wise a novel as John Barth's The Sot-Weed Factor...rich with language and the kind of inventiveness that surprises the reader." —John Irving
House Across The White
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,600. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A NIGHTMARE OF OBSESSION Set in a great, brooding house lashed by the wintry Lake Michigan wind, this brilliantly chilling novel explores the ultimate moral and financial decline of an eminent American family.
The Delphinium Girl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,700. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"THE DELPHINIUM GIRL haunts the reader as its heroine Sarah Keville haunts those who remember her." —The New Republic "Astonishing beauty and enchantment...There is no question Mark Smith has a hold of life." —Los Angeles Times
A Mother's Time Capsule: Stories About Motherhood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,580. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
"Read these polished and beautifully crafted stories and accept Elizabeth A. Havey’s gift of experience and insight. Embrace and be embraced by the power of her work as it opens up your own emotions and memories, leading you back to your own family story." —James Wagenvoord, author
Smoke Street
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » War
Using the madness and chaos of war as a background for the illogicality and fragility of the human mind, SMOKE STREET is a tale that is alternately dream-like and sobering, lyrical and horrifying. The world it describes is one in which hallucinations and fears become indistinguishable from actual corruption and violence. It's a provocative foray into a surreal arena of Central American revolution.
Offsides
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,360. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Sports
“A tremendously funny and touching book. I really loved it.” —Diane Keaton Kerry Madden-Lunsford’s fresh, often hilarious, debut novel presents a bittersweet and unforgettable tale of adolescence.
County Seat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
County Seat is the last novel of the highly acclaimed "Mantz trilogy" by Paul Frederick Corey. Together with Three Miles Square and The Road Returns, Corey provided a fictional account of early twentieth century rural farming life in an Iowa neighborhood contained within three square miles.
The Minor Apocalypse of Meena Krejci
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through alternating narratives—a portrayal of the last few days of Meena's life and an account of the events in the past that have brought her to where she is now—this is the story of a woman running away from home for the first time and the strong, nearly universal desire to shed one's identity to become somebody else.
It's Not About The Dog: Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
"The turns these stories take, structurally and emotionally, prove that Chehak is not only a daring literary artisan, but a connoisseur of human frailty. An acerbic, stirring collection from a master of the craft." -Kirkus Reviews
Spider Woman's Loom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This exquisitely woven tale by debut novelist Lorie Adair is set on the vast and starkly beautiful Navajo reservation in the aftermath of Indian agents exploiting the land and sending children to faraway boarding schools for assimilation, Spider Woman’s Loom is narrated by Noni Lee, an old Navajo weaver whose instinct for survival and fierce resistance drives away even those she loves most.
The Road Returns
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,860. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Mantz Trilogy, particularly The Road Returns, documents a time of great change in America. During this period, young people began to move away from farming as a life choice. The once rare automobile could be found—in almost every barn. The boom and bust of the economy as a result of the war and advances in automation forever changed our way of life.
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now recounts how that valley was transformed over the course of Hudson's lifetime, roughly the sixty-five years from 1937 to 2003.
Love Palace, A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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The narrator of Meredith Sue Willis's engaging new novel has just turned forty, quit her job, been jilted by her live-in boyfriend and suspended by her therapist for nonpayment when she takes a job at a settlement house known as “Love Palace” in a run-down community that is about to be razed for urban renewal.
Three Miles Square
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 138,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Classics
A captivating story that is the first volume in what has become known as the "Mantz trilogy," Three Miles Square garnered glowing reviews from some of the nation's luminary mid-twentieth century intellectuals when it was first published in 1939.
Crow Island
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,120. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Crow Island is a beautifully crafted story about the risk of doing one's thing and the fear in every artist's heart that his is a selfish, egotistical path... one that is doubtlessly doomed. "Mr. Leggett's ability to create flesh-and-blood characters is impressive." -The Reporter
Ross and Tom: Two American Tragedies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,090. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This is the story of Ross Lockridge, author of Raintree County, and Thomas Heggen, creator of Mr. Roberts, each catapulted into sudden fame and money, each thrust young and unprepared into the center of the American Dream, and each, in his own way, playing out a tragedy of self-destruction.
Bump
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From an award-winning writer, this is a darkly funny, cinematic page-turner that explores the line between obsession and love. Bump is the story of a trio of motorists and one policeman linked together by a tangled, life-altering web of coincidence in the immediate aftermath of a three-car pileup in Los Angeles.
Phantom Limb: A Meditation on Memory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Literature
Phantom Limb is a wise and courageous memoir that moves between past and present, chronicling an adult daughter’s journey through the final years of her parents’ lives. A story of discovering love through adversity as well as an inquiry into contemporary neurology and spiritual life, Phantom Limb is a moving meditation on the struggle to make peace with physical and emotional ghosts of the past.
Murdering the Mom: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his memoir, Duff Brenna elevates the obscene to the sublime. He takes all the materials of hardship and abuse during an unhappy childhood and sculpts it into art, into something transcendent. This is a heart-rending memoir that exceeds the expectations one normally has of a memoir, that is, it reads like a captivating novel.
A Space Apart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,040. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Space Apart brings to life three generations of the Scarlin family in a small mining town in West Virginia. “A Space Apart is so deftly and subtly written, I hardly noticed how involved I’d become until I’d read the last page and turned it, wanting more. The Scarlin family is going to be with me for a very long time.” –Anne Tyler
Going Under
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,840. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Going Under is the haunting tale of a mother's journey to Bedlam, as she struggles with alcoholism and madness, and the ramifications for her children when she fails to make it back. "Luvaas tells a terrible but absorbing story and tells it movingly. I hope this book finds the wide readership it deserves." —Larry McMurtry, Pulitzer Prize winning Author of The Last Picture Show & Lonesome Dove
The Seductions of Natalie Bach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Natalie is a headstrong girl who epitomizes the rebellious spirit of the sixties, defying convention to live life on her own terms. The Seductions of Natalie Bach is the stunning debut of a writer with a fresh and original voice. "One of the best works of fiction about that pregnant decade [the '60's], comparable to Marge Piercy's Small Changes and Lisa Alther's Kinflicks." —John Gabree, Newsday
Ashley Templeton Is Ruining My Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It's clear that this is not the seventh grade that Kyle Reedy had planned. And that's because of Ashley Templeton. He’s pretty sure that every single problem he's having is all her fault. [Middle Grade: Ages 8-12] "This novel is filled with laughs and irresistible characters. I loved them all—even Ashley Templeton." —Mary Vermillion, author of Seminal Murder
The Book of Famous Iowans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,760. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"Douglas Bauer is a consummate storyteller, his prose is hypnotic, charged with beauty and pain, his characters drawn with intelligent and pristine detail… This is a novel possessing tremendous heart, and that much less affable quality—soul." —Melissa Pritchard, Chicago Tribune
The Very Air
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,620. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Literary
". . . the rise and fall of that quintessential American hero, the salesman; the ending of Hollywood's golden age; the birth of broadcasting. It is material in which Mr. Bauer justifiably delights and, when he is at his best, is more than a match for.... a very funny book." —The New York Times Book Review, Robert Houston
The Great Disappointment, A Confession
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“[This] ambitiously imaginative... novel questions the very nature of reality… [a] diverting exploration of metaphysical concepts. Winsome and smartly playful.” —Kirkus Reviews
Dexterity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Here is an extraordinary writer. He tells his story with a density that we associate with Henry James. Dexterity is a great and original book." —William Kennedy Douglas Bauer's profound and exquisitely written first novel tells the story of Ed and Ramona, high school lovers who married young. "Bauer's prose is rich, startlingly resonant, stylistically powerful." -The Detroit News
A Child Out Of Alcatraz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
“Searingly original, brutal, unique. Tara Ison is unquestionably an important new voice in American fiction.” —Carolyn See, author of The Handyman “A fascinating and wonderfully evocative first novel about life on Alcatraz – seen through the eyes of a little girl growing up on the Rock in the 1950s. A compelling story, richly evoking a time and place.” —Kirkus Reviews
Rampage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Four critically acclaimed novels...A master of the Midwestern gothic... If you haven't discovered Susan Taylor Chehak: Welcome to Rampage Madlen Cramer has come back home with her two young children to be reunited with her childhood friend Rafe, the sexy drifter who has abducted a four-year-old girl from an abusive foster family, leaving the parents for dead.
Smithereens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"Chehak is a very accomplished storyteller, always in control of her narrative, which moves ahead with grace and speed. But it's not only the plot that matters to this writer. It's the telling little details, particularly of teenage angst and of domestic life that makes the novel rich. SMITHEREENS is a novel fully worthy of the title thriller. It's hard to put down. It has a kind of dark allure."
Dancing On Glass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A startling tale of illicit passion, transgression, and retribution, set in the very heart of middle America. "A deeply chilling, disturbing, beautifully written novel. Shocking, stunningly written... Faulkner himself would have admired and respected [DANCING ON GLASS]... Its events should linger in the reader's mind long after it has been read." -- Los Angeles Daily News
Harmony
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"Haunting . . . Clodine Wheeler is the bemused narrator who strings together brilliant beads of descriptive phrases as she sorts through her memories . . . Chehak skillfully depicts small-town meanness and ironic generosity . . . . Her mesmerizing tale has classic resonances." – Publishers Weekly
The Story of Annie D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
She's seen her times and her town change forever, and when murder destroys the peace, she knows that nothing can be the way it once was. "Absolutely stunning... Reads with the force and generational sweep of some ancient rural myth." -New York Times Book Review


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