Books published in 2009

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About Someone

  [english | 2009]  

Frank Burton

Excerpts: [... so I told him size nine, so he got me size nine, but size nine were a bit too big, so I got size eight. So, maybe I'm a size eight all along and my ...... or Tome de Beaumont Savoy, France. A more or less successful imitation of Trappist Tamie, a trade-secret triumph of Savoy. At its best from October ...... weeks back. Other people had reservations because he's been in prison, but ...]
Genres: [post 1930 | fiction and literatureDownloads: 309

Clash Of The Sissies

  [english | 2009]  

Graham Parke

Excerpts: [... monkey bars, the metal skeleton contrasting against the turquoise sky, when I noticed this kid coming toward me. He was one of those mostly invisible ...... when puberty hit, Barend began to change. We were both expected to change, but I guess some kids just change more than others. Bared didn't want to ...... on, mouse, I said. I dare you to cut this girl's throat.. Barend told me ...]
Genres: [short story | creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 379


  [english | 2009]  

J Bryan

Summary: [Totally loved this book. The story is compelling and moves along nicely. The characters are diverse and believable. I can highly recommend this read!]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | thrillerDownloads: 138

Eaglethorpe Buxton And The Elven Princess

  [english | 2009]  

Wesley Allison

Summary: [A brief tale of low magic and high skulduggery set square in the world of pointy-eared elves and short-arsed goblins. Our self aggrandising hero has a genuine way with words and if you like the genre to be touched with humour this for you.]
Genres: [creative commons | fantasy | humorDownloads: 203

Eaglethorpe Buxton And The Sorceress

  [english | 2009]  

Wesley Allison

Excerpts: [... is to say myself, and make me rich at the same time. When the stage lights had gone out, and the audience had left the theater, and the stage hands ...... me roughly by the shoulders and drag me back to my seat. As I plopped down into sitting position, I could see the glowing wand sweeping down to her ...... is to say, made you unhappy.. You might note that the playwright's deus ex ...]
Genres: [fantasy | creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 437

Gospel Mysteries

  [english | 2009]  


Summary: [Gospel Mysteries by Anonymous. In this book you can explore many fascinating biblical mysteries including -- Does the Devil really exist -- What Was in the Lost Gospels -- Where is Hell located -- Who was the mysterious Beloved Disciple -- Does a divine language exist -- What causes stigmata -- Was Mary Magdalene secretly married to Jesus -- Can people be possessed by demons -- Why did Jesus call ...]
Genres: [religion | creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 46

His Robot Girlfriend

  [english | 2009]  

Wesley Allison

Summary: [Main character orders his dream woman she does whatever he wants he falls in love and marries her. Definitely a lonely 50 year old mans fantasy.]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 478

Inaugural Address

  [english | 2009]  

Barack Obama

Excerpts: [... fellow citizens:. I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne ...... shuttered. Our health care is too costly our schools fail too many and each day brings further evidence that the ways we use energy strengthen our adversaries ...... must lower its sights. Today I say to you that the challenges we face ...]
Genres: [politics | post 1930Downloads: 144


  [english | 2009]  

Cory Doctorow

Summary: [Perry and Lester invent thingsseashell robots that make toast Boogie Woogie Elmo dolls that drive cars. They also invent entirely new economic systems like the New Work a New Deal for the technological era. Barefoot bankers cross the nation microinvesting in high-tech communal mini-startups like Perry and Lesters. Together they transform the country and Andrea Fleeks a journo-turned-blogger is ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 371

Midnight Girl

  [english | 2009]  

Will Shetterly

Summary: [A very clever mystery that keeps you guessing all the way to the end. David Carroll famous detective is on the trail of a clever murderer. I dont want to explain much of the plot because the action takes place right from the start and it would spoil the enjoyment of allowing the surprises to reveal themselves to the reader. It is very much worth reading. I wish Manybooks had more books by Octavus ...]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 167


  [english | 2009]  

Drew Wagar

Summary: [Excellent quick read. A frightening but plausible future technology - simulated reality through stimulation of brain matter. I will be looking at more works from this author.]
Genres: [short story | creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 424

Rhyme Or Treason

  [english | 2009]  

David Raffin

Summary: [Rhyme Or Treason The Hard Fought Illusion Of Choice by David Raffin. A collection of darkly humorous stories and columns. In The Twilight of the Clowns a traditional way of life ends as clowning ceases to be a viable way of life In Everybody Loves a Little Elf elves save a man s business but they create a literal stink about property rights and slave labor In More than One Day in the Life of Igor ...]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | short story collectionDownloads: 431

The American Book Of The Dead

  [english | 2009]  

Henry Baum

Summary: [This one would have benefited from some rigorous editing. There are sub-plots that go nowhere and have nothing to do with the rest of the book. There are pages of repetitious whining from the main character about the difficulties of being a failed writer. Thankfully the book improved as I continued reading. Then just as my interest peaked seems like the author just gave up at the conclusion as if ...]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 415

The Roman And The Runaway

  [english | 2009]  

A Braithwaite

Summary: [The Roman And The Runaway by A J Braithwaite. Having a good family friend as your headmaster might sound ideal but Luke Brownlow soon finds that it just makes life even more complicated. In with the wrong crowd at school Luke is falling behind in his work. His parents take drastic action banning him from seeing his friends making him change schools. Luke falls out with his family completely and ...]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | fiction and literatureDownloads: 71