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A Perfect Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lily Tsang met her husband-to-be Kyle when they were both struggling artists. Eight years later, they are both famous in their fields, but now Kyle struggles with what might be fleeting success. He's bringing the problems with his stress and ego into their marriage. Lily's response is to retreat into her art - for now.
The Adventures of the Blackberry Hill Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After 11 years of childless marriage, calm and efficient Swedish-American Anna Sjöholm Masters has an unexpected attack of horrormones, loses her mind, and begs her husband for a baby. The result is the Blackberry Hill kids, an endearing trio of rapscallions who cheerfully romp through life as their aging parents valiantly try to keep order in the midst of chaos.
In the Shadows of the Onion Domes ~ Collected Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These eighteen stories take place in an ethnically diverse river valley along the Southern Tier of New York State. They are tales of modern love, nosy neighbors, meddling friends, and the challenges of aging all set against within Edward Hopper-like landscapes where hope and dreams linger in the shadows of Orthodox Church domes.
Tales of Escape
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These are a set of very short stories done by students to practice English.
Miss McPherson And Her Class
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
These poems are from a series of poems I wrote for Southwell Minster, (Southwell, Nottinghamshire, UK,) magazine. I invented a class of children with their imaginary teacher, Miss McPherson. These poems look at the Christian Faith in a humorous way.
Ready Reference Treatise: Shabanu
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story takes place in Pakistan. The country had become an independent nation in 1947, after the departure of the British from British India. Before the colonists left India, they divided the British India into two parts, India and Pakistan.
From the Diary of an Extremist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, an American college student converts to Islam and makes the decision to wear all black and cover her face. But she faces opposition from where she least expects.
Literature Help: Season of Migration to the North
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
When there was Islamic government in Sudan, it was banned in Sudan for several years. In the novel there is some graphic sexual imagery in the second half of the novel and that was perhaps the biggest reason to ban the novel in Sudan.
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction is a metaphor for life that goes non-stop up and down, rocks and rivers, large boulders and broken ribs. Breathless seconds that become hours, sweltering arms, fading eyesight, diminishing legs and muscles weeping. The book will be uploaded chapter by chapter, weekly.
Glooscap’s Plan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When Glooscap returns to the Maritime Provinces he finds mines and clear-cuts, factory farms and failing fisheries. Luckily, he has returned with a plan that will return the provinces to a prosperity they have not seen in over three hundred years. With the help of the otter and the whale, the butterfly and the frog, and some people he sets events in motion that have far ranging implications.
Sweet Nuts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grandmother Zole helps Prince Yayi get the attention of the village girl he desires as his future queen, but her plans take a curve when Prince Yayi messes up the village girl's palm oil recipe. The good that comes out of the Prince's mess astonishes the whole village and wins the attention of the village girl.
Coming Home to Newfoundland: Animal Deep Ecology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
More of an environmental treatise than a talking animal story, Coming Home to Newfoundland is a story of a transplanted moose, long since acclimatized to New Zealand, who decides to make the lengthy and arduous journey home. Along the way she witnesses humanity’s destructive tendencies firsthand and incites revolutionary zeal in nearly everyone who crosses her path.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
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Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
Rattazzi
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Don Lorenzo is head of the Rattazzi Family. An old man, he decides to make sure everything is taken care of before his death, which means finding his favorite nephew , Lucio a good wife and his youngest son's widow a good husband, which means marrying them to each other. But when Lucio comes back to marry Victoria, the streets will run red with blood as he takes revenge for Giorgio's murder.
Arabic Tales for the Young and the Curious
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Enter fabulous worlds peopled by fascinating characters ... get a glimpse of strange customs ... and enjoy exciting yarns passed down by generations of Arab story-tellers ... retold by a master narrator and illustrated by a renowned artist
The Other Woman
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Series: Stories of Okinawa, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story: A young Okinawan woman recently dumped by her fiancee considers a future with a dashing American teacher married to another woman.
Book 19- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story follows the first battle of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899 as it unfolds from letters sent home by the troopers and from dispatches by their officers. The differing points of view are contrasted. The second story relates the attempts by illegal immigrants to cross over the border in search of a better life. The lives of two unrelated families crossing the river become entwined.
DATING AND REGIME (THE INFINITE NOVEL OF SOLZHENITSOF) BY PROF. MESOLZHENİTSY
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You set the price! Words: 44,210. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It has been that compelled me not to respect the couple made of the Earthly Life and Mathematics is even extremely likely that it may spring from that secret existence of Byzantium!
Olas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: Spanish. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Olas narra las desventuras y peripecias de tres miembros de una familia cubana que emigran a Estados Unidos. Traza un sorprendente paralelismo entre tres episodios de éxodo masivo de la isla. Contiene ron, puros habanos, sexo, drogas, boleros y tiburones. Un libro sobre Cuba que no toma partido con derechas ni izquierdas, sino con gente de a pie, atrapada y sofocada por las circunstancias.
Lighting the Flames
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Genevieve & Jeremy have been summertime best friends at Camp Meira, a Jewish overnight camp in the mountains. Then, last year, Jeremy left camp early. Gen left the country on a graduate fellowship. Now, a little over a year since they were last at Meira, Gen and Jeremy are together to run a special Winter Camp during Hanukkah. Will their friendship be rekindled, or will it become something more?