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Ready Reference Treatise: The Catcher in the Rye
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 102 · 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.
The Loneliest Sami
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They were the loneliest of all peoples, isolated from humankind for thousands of years as their diaspora took them driving north, further and further. And yet just as they were excluded from mainstream society, so too did they exclude their own. He was the loneliest of them all, he was the loneliest Sami. A short story of imagination.
A Bargain Made With Fur
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Series: Echoes of Elder Times, 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In ancient Japan there are legends of spirits who take other shapes. Legend tells that you can make a bargain with one and they will fulfill that bargain beyond your death. An Echoes of Elder Times short story
A Killing to DIE For
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Price: Free! Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
Indian Maiden Story – Sismoqnapui’skwe’j –
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Legend of Maple Syrup by Mary Louise Bernard A bilingual book in Mi’kmaw and English based on the stories told to Mary Louise Bernard by her mother. This delightful book tells the tale of a young Indian maiden in search of her grandfather. The maiden becomes part of her grandfather’s vision quest that leads them to discover maple syrup, a gift from our Creator.
A Quick Guide to "All But My Life"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 18 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 146. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“All But My Life” by Gerda Weissmann Kllein was first published in 1957. It happens to be the memoir of her experiences during the Second World War. The time period described in the memoir is from September 3 1939 to September 1945.
Balls (September 1981)
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Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Psalm Maker: The Journal of Booker Jones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Booker Jones reflects on his entry into the social issues and metaphysics of contemporary Southwest Indians. In his own words he documents a deeper spiritual experience, finds a female companion, and continues his odyssey among the Pueblo and Hispanic people of northern New Mexico. The dramatic events of Booker’s cross-cultural adventure culminates in a wisdom that has meaning for all humanity.
Choices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Money and happiness don't always get along. It's all a matter of choices. Carl is a winner. He has money, success, a rich young wife. But his past is catching up. He might not feel like Scrooge, but the Ghosts of Christmas Past force him to question his life. Mud might never turn to gold, but gold itself might actually be pyrite...
Bleeding Petals
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ayitu Demola, a successful entrepreneur and rights activist, had been devastated by the death of her friend, Ebere, to female genital mutilation related circumstances years ago. Since then, she became the voice of hope, through her Amazons’ Arise Network. But to move on, she must travel back in time.
Spine of Peace
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Spine of Peace captures a story of two families in the ancient city of Kano, who are from different religious backgrounds, Muslim and Christian, but had the best relationship in that time. Musa and Dimka are their children who met later in life, became friends without the knowing about their parents’ history thereby helping t in their reunion.
The Missing Mouth and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Kweku Ananse, the trickster, is back in this third book of the African Fireside Classics series. This time he is trying to find a wife!
Return, Return!
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Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Garden Urthark’s Return, Return! is a love story about a young, wealthy man who, having been diagnosed with terminal cancer, marries a beautiful deaf woman.
Heart to Heart
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 60. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
‘Engaged’ the world struck me, and I deduced that the woman with my son was my daughter-in-law. I could not believe my eyes. The woman with him had short hair, very small face and half of that covered with glasses.
Mermaids
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short story. A man returns to the aboriginal community where he first learned the indigenous legend of the mermaids.
Assasins
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Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young mans journey into adulthood and the hardships he faces along the way.
Unwavering Love (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
*This is a follow up story to Love in San Juan.* Bhavesh has just come back to England after a holiday in San Juan, during which he and local girl, Isabel fell in love. Isabel has made plans to visit England in 1 month. However, Bhavesh hasn’t told his family about his non-Indian girlfriend. His mother is very traditional and will find it hard to accept. Will his mother come around? 4653 words.
Compunction
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 58. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Generally, he used to get his payment right after the completion of the job, but this time the money had been given to him after some days.
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.
Sold a Part of Life
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 55. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
He stepped into the house and found a few papers scattered on the floor. He bent down and picked a few of them. He found two envelopes, a post card, and a folded piece of paper.