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Dreams in the Medina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Incident in a Duckyard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This radio play, adapted from a Hans Christian Andersen story, illustrates how easily racism, bigotry, hypocrisy, stupidity, and apathy can escalate into violence and destroy an innocent and gifted creature. Andersen’s folk tales always have a dark side and involve moral and ethical issues. Using poultry and droll humour to show us ourselves, this one is, indeed, a cautionary tale.
Legends of Safed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
legends and stories of safed originate in the two worlds of mysticism and reality.ancient mysticism remains an integral part of the character of this modern hilltop town. safed is the center of world jewish mysticism.this picturesque town described in words is also depicted in art of the famous artists of safed. legends of safed was a best seller in Israel. I taught and lived there for 20 years.
Quintet: Doctor Banner's Garden: Family Agendas: Ambition: The Ultimate Success: A Son's Father, A Father's Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of five novellas: DOCTOR BANNER'S GARDEN, FAMILY AGENDAS, AMBITION, THE ULTIMATE SUCCESS, A SON'S FATHER, A FATHER'S SON
Jamaica Dreaming (Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
More than a year after surviving a horrific accident, Chicago songstress, Julissa Morgan, still hasn’t returned to the stage and her bills are piling up. When she’s offered a few gigs in Jamaica she’s tempted to say ‘no,’ but she needs the money. But the wealthy benefactor footing the bill for the fundraising concerts, has an ulterior motive.
The New Governess
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 56. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Having thought for a long while, he is ready with his plan. He calls Juliet and orders her to bring a mirror. She is obviously surprised because she does not know what he is going to do with a mirror, however, she brings him a mirror.
The Libyan Affair
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Gaddafi's Libya is awash with oil money and open for business deals that are often used as a cover for financing revolutionary activities in and out of the country. In this novel, a businessman is caught in a dangerous game fraught with danger and deceit targeting the leadership of the Libyan dictator. In the midst is a doomed love affair with a woman-spy bent on seeking her own justice.
Nisnol Siboal: Two Rivers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Greenfield Review Literary Center III. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Two Rivers is a collaboration that reflects not only our two generations of father and son, but also the flow of language from two different yet deeply connected cultures. The relationships between the European newcomers to the northeast and the Algonquin-speaking first peoples began at least five centuries ago. Poems in both the English and Abenaki language.
Light Bread
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / African American
Known on both sides of the tracks in her East Texas town of Parkerville, domestic Veola Cook's life is full of intrigue. Undaunted and oblivious to being known as the nosiest person in Parkerville, the mid-1960s provide the perfect backdrop for Veola. She shows us how all matters can be solved with an eleventh grade education, the gift of gab, a cast-iron skillet, and a worn-out Bible.
Full Circle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
'Full Circle' encompasses the tales of families spread over three continents: a 19th century Indian prince who chooses love over legacy; a gallant indentured laborer in Guyana bravely keeps the promise he gave his dying friend; brave young women in rural India honoring family values; and an American woman who does everything to help her husband in accomplishing the wishes of his ancestor.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Catcher in the Rye
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 102 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 127. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Catcher in the Rye” by J. D. Salinger was first published in 1951. It is said to be one of the best novels written by Salinger. The book was originally published only for adult readers, but over the years it began to be popular with adolescent readers because the themes of teenage angst and alienation appeal to young readers.
Justice, Justice: Poems Reflecting the Measures of Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
What is the measure of man? In this extraordinary collection of poems, Herb Brin rages against injustice and oppression with deeply felt passion. “Not to the weak of art does artistry belong,” Brin declares in the opening line of this book. Herb brings to his poetry the same burning indignation against tyranny, the same compassion for the persecuted as he did in his widely-quoted newspaper column.
A Celtic Darkness: Supernatural Tales Of Ireland
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 27,800. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
An exciting collection of short stories that reinvigorates the Irish ghost story tradition! A Celtic Darkness: Supernatural Tales of Ireland by Eoghain Hamilton is an insightful blend of local settings, folklore and legends, with classic Gothic and ghost tales. Hamilton creates a new and unsettling landscape in among the haunted hills and rolling countryside of Ireland.
Patches of the Rainbow
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Series: Book 3, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is Ruperake Petaia’s second collection of poems, Petaia continues his search towards the inner-side of life: the heart, the soul and the spirit.
Hanging by a Moment
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Series: Knights of Red Horse, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Paired by Madame Eve, Tom must turn the tables on Emily, because he’s always been curious about the lifestyle and if the chaotic artist is willing to surrender, they may discover their deepest desire…
The Between Times
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Katmoran Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What if we as a society took a cultural, social, and economic step backward? The Between Times is that rare book that will pull you into a dark world, and bring you to the brink of what could be.
Little Moon and the Spirit Animals (Little Moon's Quest: Tales of the Red Path)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Joe Little Moon goes hiking along side a creek; he meets four animals; each one caught in a trap made by man's careless ways; he helps each one, concerned by the signs of pollution and the imbalance of nature verses humanity. Before he returns home the Animal Spirits show him a future that is all too bleak; is there hope?
The Balancers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Tithely is a Seer among the Balancers - the only one who can see the Outsiders, a species that discards its female members. When she unexpectedly discovers another realm, Tithely learns devastating truths about the Balancers. Now she must decide whether to stay and contribute her power to those she has always loved and considered family, or become an outcast - powerful, yet alone.
Onna Rising
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Demarche. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
With money and freedom, well-educated and ambitious Japanese professional women are no longer submissive, demure extensions of their menfolk
Straight - a novel in the Irish Maori tradition
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Series: Dreamlander Express, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Straight is the second novel in Michael O’Leary’s trilogy. It concerns the early years of two of the first novel Unlevel Crossings’ protagonists, Hinengaro Te Riro i He and Paul Te Ariki Calvert. Straight is set in early 1980’s Auckland and begins with Paul Calvert’s return to that city after several years in the mysterious place called ‘Dreamland’.