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Mummy Where Are You?
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 152,410. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014 by Endeavour Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Bestselling author Jeanne D'Olivier tells the heart-wrenching and compelling story of one woman's journey across the world to try to protect her son from child abuse. When the very system set up to protect children, turns on the mother and child, she is forced to go to extraordinary lengths to keep those in power from seizing her son and giving him to his abuser.
YENNI ... a Life Between Worlds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale of survival… after losing everything, leaving everything behind, what is left are the truly civilised, profoundly human values the author carried within her when all outward accoutrements have been destroyed
Le Papillon Vert
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,840. Language: French. Published: September 13, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles-Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774), chevalier de Saint-Lazare, membre de l’Académie des sciences et de l’Académie française, est un peu l’inspirateur de Jules Vernes, de Tintin, et d’Indiana Jones… Grand voyageur en Méditerranée, au Pérou, en Amazonie, et Guyane, il découvre le caoutchouc, le curare et le meilleur quinquina.
Last Mountain Dancer
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You set the price! Words: 158,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Carroll Ann Susco. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From Booklist Colorful enough to inspire Michael Douglas' character, Grady Tripp, in the movie Wonder Boys, Kinder starts with the most interesting West Virginian available: himself. Suddenly, in pendulum swings between searing self-doubt and thoughtless bravado, Kinder is biting the neck of a high-school tormentor, or he is making love in a deserted chapel to a young girlfriend....
To Sharazad Whereever You Are
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,410. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The story of a woman who is married to a man who she believes is a traveling merchant, but is in reality, is the brutal dictator of a foreign kingdom.
Chasing the Strawberry Moon, Hitchhiking (for girls)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Two teen-age girls hitchhike cross country to escape an arranged marriage one of their fathers has decreed. They encounter all sorts of people along the way—some benevolent, some decidedly not. In coping with the adversity they find at every turn, they discover the meaning of love and friendship, betrayal and reconciliation, self-reliance and interdependence. A compelling true-life adventure.
The 16th Song
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,120. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The 16th Song is a book about a young man making mistakes and how the mistakes follow him despite his success as a song writer. Set mainly in the turbulent Paris if the late 1950's, it tells of how random acts of violence, unconnected with the victims, can distort a life forever.
The Samurai Poet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Maya - Illusion: Behind The Smile, the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya
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Series: Behind The Smile, Book 3 ยท Thailand Books, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,010. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This book picks up the story of Lek's life six or seven years further on. At forty-ish, it is time to take stock of her life. She looks back on her life and wonders whether it was all worth it. Should she feel bitter about what has happened to her or should she move on and try to forget her past? Should she try to erase it, whitewash it out, like so many women did or should she be proud of it?
Clara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,760. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In 1883 Clara left her home in Indiana and everything she had ever known to go with her young husband and small child to establish a home and raise a family in Kansas. Her strength to face the hardships she encounters there comes from her indomitable spirit, her sense of humor, and her devout faith.
Friend Request Intercepted
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Internet relationship goes haywire once it is discovered that world-reknown superstar diva in control of it all, is too, the one in control of hearing and watching all things that her lover does-that is...until she couldn't keep it her little secret any longer. Read what happens when the tables turn in this page-turner as we learn who is, and is not in control in this story of unexpected twists.
America's Most Remarkable : The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway
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Price: $49.95 USD. Words: 160,130. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Hemingways had everything 1900's life had to offer, but it wasn't enough for their genius teenaged son, Ernest. Fueled by his overactive imagination, his devil-may-care attitude, together with too much late night consumption of classic adventure stories, Ernie and his friends embark on a series of adventures that carry the young Hemingway through his boyhood summers spent in Northern Michigan.
Reflections
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 145,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Story of three young brothers' epic journey to a new country.
Memorabilia
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Price: $2.27 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Blaze, the frontman of one of the most famous bands of the 1980s, mysteriously dies. Twenty years later a stranger shows up, knocking on the doors of everyone the singer ever knew, possessing something no one had even been aware of; Blaze's diary. Is it authentic? If so, does it provide an explanation to the events leading to his death? How did this diary come to this stranger's possession anyway?
Double Rainbow at Full Moon: Surviving the collapse of Zimbabwe
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Bodie and Clyde return to Zimbabwe in 2007, but the good times have departed. The country has the highest inflation in the world; people resort to suitcases and wheelbarrows, just to carry the money. Isolated from the rest of the world, they experience shortages of food, water and electricity, with endless line-ups for gas if any is available. The banking system is collapsing...
Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author, 2013 Revised Edition
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Overlook Connection Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
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[ 562 BOOK PAGES ] The newly revised 2013 edition of Stephen King: A Primary Bibliography of the World's Most Popular Author is the most comprehensive Stephen King Bibliography ever produced. Over 1450 separate entries, each with a description and full source data, from publication information to page numbers and More! Author Justin Brooks spent twelve years compiling this outstanding reference
The Bullroarer: This World from Wilson's Promontory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Here's a toy and totem, a spinning top and talisman, all in one. It howls, ‘How does a gardener get painted a pirate of the high seas?’ It roars and rings of smoke, like upcoiling incense, or dust rising from a tail-chasing dog, or a wounded bull. ‘An obsession, any material, emotional, magical possession might impassion a struggle for self-possession that rings of truth and light and saturnalia.'
Two Horizons
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Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
Rockin' The Bronx
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
Viva la vida (english version)
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Price: Free! Words: 110,670. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) Viva la vida it is the history of a trip. A trip undertaken for a long time in camper by five united friends, together from the times of the crayons to wax, to celebrate the marriage of one of them. The vacation, the goodbye to the bachelorhood that unrolls him along the roads of the whole Italy, becomes also however the point of turn for...