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Supurb Short Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A delightful book of short stories depicting the trials and tribulations of Irish people living both at home and abroad. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, these stories will tug at the heartstrings of most Irish people.
The Jamaican Ninja Bert 3
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A Jamaican Romance Comedy Novel by Richie Drenz – Portia announce the tax on patty and it mad Bert. He becomes a Ninja. His wife fights to keep their marriage
Lighting the Flames
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Price: Free! Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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?
Book 18- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the 1960s. A Scottish family farms near the Nkandla Forest in Zululand where the final battle of the Zulu uprising of 1906 took place. The family has a connection with the rebellion as their grandfather was in command of the force which put down the rebels. The rebel leader Bambatha was never caught. His ghost is believed to haunt the forest. Do you believe in ghosts?
Literature Companion: My Name is Asher Lev
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel is set in a Hasidic Jewish Community in the 1950s, in Brooklyn, New York. The protagonist lives in that community but he also studies art outside in New York, Massachusetts, and Europe. As the story progresses he grows into an artist and a good Jew.
Christmas Stories: or What Christmas Means to Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
On that most special time of year, it is time to read some heartwarming stories by the fire, and hope we don't set the house on fire. Five stories and an essay.
"Main Street" Summarized and Analyzed
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The author very skillfully uses the local speech, and presents the local customs. He criticizes the small town locale. The satire in the novel is double-edged: it is aimed at the simple townspeople and at the same time it satires the superficial intellectuals who look down on them.
Roaring Hot! A Billionaire Biker Romance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Motorcycle racer Teo Alexiou cooks up a reality show to convince actress Amy Suzuki to play at being his girlfriend. But chemistry ignites and explodes their carefully scripted act. When Teo is injured on the track, he is left wondering if the reality show portrayed skillful acting or true love.
A Good Word
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A story from Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology. In the wake of 9/11 a young Muslim man on the brink of radicalisation and a homeless Catholic woman may seem an unlikely pairing, however, the paths of Nasir and Mary cross ten years after they first knew each other as young children.
Book 17- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first short story, a child hitches a ride on the fishmonger’s cart. His parents are frantic with worry over his disappearance. The portrait of childhood innocence is set against the background of the political disturbances of the day where coloured people were forcibly removed from “white suburbs”. The second story is an African version of Shakespeare’s play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Literature Help: The Kite Runner
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
According to the author, “The Kite Runner” is basically a father-son story. Even in his later works, he uses this subject matter.Although the author explores several themes in the novel, guilt and redemption come out as the most significant themes.
Tin Universe Monthly? #19
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's sort of a flash fiction document thingee so.... How do you write a description about that?
Book 16- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on African folklore. The Crocodile Queen rules over a unique tribe whose centuries old culture is disturbed by the intrusion of the modern world. The second story is set on a remote farm during the Anglo-Boer war of 1899. The family hosts a tramp on his way from the coast. When a Boer Commando arrives, it is the tramp who is abducted, not the farmer.
Bright Red Devil
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in 2010 Nashville, Tennessee, Bright Red Devil chronicles eight months in the life of Jake Maynor. Once the city’s foremost radio disc jockey, he has in a decade descended to the depths of occupational ruin and moral decay.
The Harshlands and Eternal Summer
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The travelers would change their world. When Panil sees the newcomers approaching, change is in the air like smoke on the breeze. But his teacher does not hear him – she believes all will be well, or so she says. Even the elder Nashat's patience and unparalleled wisdom cannot save Panil from the pride and fire of youth. And it might be that nothing can save their world from the change to come.
Spencer Rifle
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Series: Trail of Blood on Ice, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Just before and at the beginning of the US Civil War Indian Territory was an untamed lawless place filled with Indians, outlaws teamsters, farms, townsfolk and houses of ill repute.This is a work of historical fiction set in the Civil War Era. It is about the people that lived in those times and their way of life.
Bo-Aku - Undisputed King of the Forest (Tales from West Africa)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bo Aku, King of the Forest and other Stories is an adaptation of some sixty myths and legends collected in Africa with a research grant from the Southern Education Foundation.The stories describe the experiences of children and parents confronted by a gorilla and lion in the African jungle. They are eclectic, rich in moral values, humorous, suspenseful, and contain wisdom.
The Dragon's Lady
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,600. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
San Francisco at the time of the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906 brings a tale of love and loss when the daughter of a shipping magnate discovers the lawless area known as Chinatown. As her fascination grows, she is pulled deeper into its intrigue, and into the life of a tong leader. But the two are from completely different worlds, and when the earthquake hits, they face their ultimate test.
Form Follows Function
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Series: Computer User Fiction · All Earnest Long's Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine you get a computer and you want to do something on it, perhaps using your word processor and spreadsheet software. This is what someone does is this story, they print a form to fill in every day of their own data, they data enter it and analyse it to make scientific discoveries or improve their own life. Sounds like research but he had not training in doing research. Time will tell if anyt