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Quick Guide: Vanity Fair
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 18 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 155. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray was first published in 1848. It happens to be a novel without a hero. The book satirizes the society in early 19th century Britain.
Stop The Rain
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Series: Social Awareness, Book 2 · , Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story which takes the forecasted debacle of the human spirit and changes it into one of the greatest destinies of humanity. Witness the pain of betrayal, loss, and murder for some so that the rest of us will survive to a brilliant future. 'Who said life is fair?' is answered back with 'we can take steps for our children's world to be continuously more fair. Please, see how it can work.
Die Stimme von Arnold. Theatermonolog
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: German. Published: September 30, 2013 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Eine Reise von Andermatt im Herzen der Schweizer Alpen über den Balkan bis nach Iraklia, einer griechischen Insel der Kleinen Kykladen – ein Ort, wo man vergessen kann und vergessen wird. Auf dieser Insel steht ein alter Eisenbahnwagen aus den Sechzigerjahren mit der Aufschrift Schweizerische Bundesbahnen. Die Bewohner von Iraklia kennen den Namen Andermatt. Von Andermatt, im Herzen der Schweizer
La voix d'Arnold. Monologue théâtral
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: French. Published: September 30, 2013 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Un voyage, d'Andermatt au centre des Alpes d'Helvétie, à travers les Balkans, pour enfin débarquer sur une île grecque des Petites Cyclades, Iraklia, où pouvoir oublier et s'oublier. Sur l'île, un wagon des Chemins de Fer Fédéraux Suisses des années 60, les personnes qui habitent l'île connaissent le nom Andermatt. D'Andermatt, au centre des Alpes suisses, en 1974, un homme partit en selle de son
La voce di Arnold. Monologo teatrale
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: Italian. Published: September 30, 2013 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Plays » European / Italian
Un viaggio, da Andermatt nel centro delle Alpi elvetiche, attraversando i Balcani, fino ad un’isola greca delle Piccole Cicladi, Iraklia, dove dimenticare e dimenticarsi. Sull'isola c’è un vagone ferroviario degli anni ’60 con la scritta Ferrovie Federali Svizzere, gli abitanti conoscono il nome Andermatt. Da Andermatt, al centro delle Alpi Svizzere, nel 1974, un uomo partì in sella a un trattore
Finding Arun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,750. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever. As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but who he wants to be.
The Chinese Spymaster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Chinese Intelligence uncovers a North Korean trying to sell a nuclear device. Then they find five other dealers trying to do the same for--the Pashtuns. Is this a "Pashtun Spring"? A realignment of geopolitical power in Central Asia? The Spymaster must also confront a vendetta within the Party and he determination of of his Old Friends and their wives to make him a match.
Little Girl Lost, Book Two of The Unbreakable Series (Mystery Romance Suspense)
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Series: Unbreakable, Book Two. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
When a dedicated researcher learns a bit too much about her client's new drug, the horrors from her past seem destined to return. Just as her life begins to spin out of control, a dashing computer security expert arrives from South America and seems the perfect antidote. But is his sudden arrival just the happy coincidence it seems? Find out in this 3-book series of romance, mystery, and suspense.
Atlas Sulks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
ATLAS SULKS addresses the issue of the privatization of the Commons, in this case the Airwaves which belong to the American People. With a satirical look at right wing Talk Radio and Ayn Randian philosophy, the story shows how self entitled individuals can take the nation’s resources as their own possessions. If they aren’t deterred, they’ll reap unaccountable wealth, and amass even more power.
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
Looking for Redfeather
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Looking for Redfeather" is a twenty-first century, coming-of-age story featuring Ramie, Chas and LaRoux --three runaway teens from various parts of the United States who meet up by chance and go on the road looking for an Apache named Redfeather, a musician who Ramie believes to be his father. Life is a highway, but this ain't Jack Kerouac's road trip!
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
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
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.
Caverns of the Dreamtime
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Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,620. Language: Australian English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 4th and last book in The Dreaming Series, we journey with Tom as he matures into the Ancient Lore he was born to. Lost in the struggle between the Australian Aboriginal Lore and his fight to discover just who he is, Tom tries to make sense in the influences of the world around him and to find a place amongst his people. Reach into the Dreamtime and meet the ancient Kadimakara.
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...