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The Green Card
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The Green Card is a story about what change meant in the life of a beautiful person, both inside and out, who the majority of her fellow beings ridiculed, bullied, and shunned for reasons too stupid to merit words.
The Life of Pride and Joy: Why Couldn't I Be An Only Child?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
Two sisters who annoy one another at every turn, realize through a series of episodes that they really love and care for one another. However these two need to learn the true meaning of family, despite the challenges that exist in them. Readers are asked a series of questions at the end of each story, which help them talk through how they handle conflict in their particular families.
A Blessing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rajeen lives in India, near the bustling streets of the Taj Mahal. The boy's deformity, a badly twisted leg, creates pity and allows him to make a living begging from the tourists. It is not a good life, but the only one Rajeen knows until an unlikely friendship with a wealthy American artist leads him to an open door and a decision that could change his life forever.
Ghosts of Pumpkin Hollow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Many of us treasure memories of pumpkin season. Crisp autumn air, big fat orange pumpkins sitting on our front stoop, and the aroma of fresh-baked pies and cookies are locked in our minds forever. The folks of Pumpkin Hollow find that, every fall, more than just pumpkins make an appearance. Whether they believe in ghosts or not, the curious are enthralled by the eerie sounds of greeting.
A Trans Popstar's World: When Life Dreams and Being Transgender Collide: A Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
This book is about a trans perspective on various social issues trans people often face. It is written for both trans people and other people interested in learning about trans lives. It is based on the author's own experiences as well as the many stories of real life trans people she has come across over many years.
Adrián - El Ángel de Jehová
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Novela de ficción. Adrián es un viajero del tiempo al servicio de Jehová y vino a la tierra a dirigir el exodo y a organizar el ejército que tendrá que hacerle frente a Jahvé, el ángel oscuro.
The Legend Of Goddess Vardayini
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 21, 2014 by Nona Gota Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The unique thing about this festival is that this ghee, accumulated from millions of devotees, is collected into large drums, before being poured on the chariot as soon as it passes by. You can see that a small lake of ghee is formed right as the chariot leaves the spot. Have you ever wondered about the secret behind this odd festival? Well the story goes like this -
A Journey to Find Home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story takes place on the last leg of the Acadian's passage from Canada to Louisiana. The journey was a test of the human spirit.
Left Behind - the last sunrise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
Poetic injustice is what happens when you are coming out as homosexual but also when you fall in love and your love is one-sided.
Book 10 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is an “Aesop’s Fable” from the African bush. A greedy honey badger learns a lesson about the African tradition of “Ubuntu” or sharing. The second story, The Snoek Run, is a sketch about the west coast fishermen and the lives they lead. Snoek are a type of fish related to the mackerel sometimes growing up to two meters in length.
Literature Help: The Good Earth
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 88 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 270. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story presents the life of a family in a Chinese village before the First World War. Even today, the book remains a steady favorite.
60 Believes of Thai Ancient Traditional
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
60 Believes of Thai Ancient Traditional I created this book for sharing my experience about Thai Traditional that there are in Thailand in ancient for long ago. In this book “60 Believes of Thai Ancient Traditional” You will find a Thai Traditional that you never think there are in Thailand.
From Haiti to Guinee' on the Immamou - A Tale of Redemption
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Haiti, Tropical Paradise or Hell? I wrote this Haitian Folk Tale to illuminate the roll of the loa, nature spirits, in supporting the Haitian People in a continuing desperate struggle for survival in a seductive, but very dangerous part of the world. The book is illustrated with photographs of a Haitian themed sculpted wall hanging made of flamed copper sheeting.
Book 9 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a young Xhosa woman is busy cleaning her father’s grave when a stranger appears, claiming that her father is buried in the grave. The confusion is a problem not only for the two women but also for the ancestors. In the second story, a hero in the struggle for freedom is awarded a medal. This gives him an opportunity to reflect on whether his sacrifice was worth it.
Book 8 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two stories continue the African theme. The first is a love story set in Cape Town during the Minstrel Carnival. The carnival is a 100-year old festival amongst the coloured community where minstrel bands compete for trophies. The second is a bitter-sweet story about the scourge of AIDS. A benevolent employer teaches her gardener how to drive, with unforeseen consequences.
Book 7 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about a ladies’ savings club, a characteristic feature of urban, working-class black women. The story is light and humorous. The second is darker in tone. The story is about young, Zulu country boy seeking his fortune in the big city. It is an African version of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist”.
Book 6 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about an eight year old Zulu herd boy looking after his family’s cattle. It is based on a children’s nursery rhyme: “Mother Caught a Flea”. The tone of the second story is darker. It chronicles the life of a young woman torn between traditional Zulu culture and a western value system.
Boko Haram
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Series: Boko Haram part1, The Habinger. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Unsuspecting preys in the hands of unscrupulous political Mafia that will stop at nothing to achieve its totally selfish and criminal agenda at any cost. Would Muba, Muazu, Nasir and Buzu have become prepared and willing instruments of destruction in the hands of the Mafia if it were not for their faulty foundation? find out in this highly emotional eye opener.
Literature Companion: Like Water for Chocolate
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 78 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 257. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel revolves around a young girl named Tita. Pedro is her lover, but she continues to long her entire life to marry him. Unfortunately, they are never married because Tita’s mother upholds the family tradition of the youngest daughter not marrying but taking care of her mother until the mother passes away.
Literature Help: In the Time of the Butterflies
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 75 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 255. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The main story is about the lives of the Mirabal sister, but along with their stories a fictionalized account of the revolutionary activity is also present in the book. Besides the Mirabal sisters, the story also tells about their families and compatriots in the Dominican Republic during the Trujillo regime.