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Literature Companion: Wise Children
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 107 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 292. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
According to Angela Carter, she started working on “Wise Children” after she had come to know that she had cancer. It was really very difficult for her because she would be leaving a small son and a husband behind her.
Anansi The Trickster Spider - Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Traditional African Tales retold by Lynne Garner If you've already read Lynne's first collection of Anansi stories then you already know he is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger readers whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.
Chaos Prayer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"Djinns demolish a state and a woman laughs a lot!" This novel is about a curse that snarls everything and causes new chaotic-orders. This curse spreads from Istanbul, Turkey towards the Balkans, and starts to derange the order of this world. This book is a chaos manual.
Anansi The Trickster Spider - Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Eight traditional African tales retold Discover Anansi the trickster spider who is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger children whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.
Until Morning
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 55,860. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Until Morning is a story about different nationalities, habits, customs, common places and stereotypes experienced by a bunch of university students, a lighthearted account on young people's life in a “double speed” Europe, where North and South are not simply a geographical diversity but, most of the time, a source of social disparity and a different way of meaning love, sympathy and solidarity.
Making Scandal (The Essien Trilogy, #2)
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Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
When a casual affair with the irresistibly smooth, tycoon Mark Essien results in an unplanned pregnancy, sassy Faith Brown finds out that making family is harder than making scandal in this sensual romance.
Wissahickon Souls
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Price: $6.25 USD. Words: 138,920. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by Possibilities Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Wissahickon Souls is set in the Philadelphia area in the early 19th century, and is a story of love, race, regret, triumph, and reconciliation.
Pieces of Ten “Resurrection”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Juanito is a poker player so fixated with the game that he frequently leaves his family in the small hours of the night to play with those who populate the underbelly of Providence. After a game, Juanito is robbed of his winnings. His longing for vengeance changes his life forever.
May December Come Gently
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
An older foreigner saved Suki from being raped, and she becomes infatuated with him. Suki's roommate and Half-Canadian English teacher give her tips in seduction. Finding tapes of Ted's dead wife Miko, Suki adopts her looks and mannerisms to gain Ted's affections, but she has dragged a tormented ghost from her grave. Miko possesses Suki's soul to do her bidding. Miko has her own agenda for Ted.
Playing the Rookie (A #Played Novella)
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Price: Free! Words: 22,640. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jessica Song is tired of being a good girl, staying in a relationship well past closing time. Baseball rookie Jay Pak Ahn has been burned one too many times by good girls. They agree to a week of enchanting, starry-eyed dates and wild, unrestrained sex. Their pasts collide, exposing the secrets in Jessica’s heart and threatening Jay’s position on the team. What will they sacrifice for true love?
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.
Cloud Hands: Origins of Taijiquan - A Fiction
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Peeling back the legendary, the historical, and the lessons in between, Cloud Hands tells the story of this powerful art’s creation and its evolution through the ages, told through the true life story of He Zhaoyuan, a man admired for his combat ability as well as his skill in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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.
The Friendship Promise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Maryam is the daughter of strict Pakistani-American parents who decide to bend their rules to help a divorced American convert to Islam, whose free-spirited daughter Samira is in need of "good" friends. But when Samira convinces Maryam to disobey their parents, Maryam is worried they may have gone too far.
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.
Hearts We Lost
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After religious studies in Saudi Arabia, Sharif returns to America doubting his engagement to his childhood friend and how he should practice the Islamic faith. As he searches for answers, he finds guidance in a dream that is made all the more perplexing when it manifests itself in real life.
A Voice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,330. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Now Muslim, Tamika must face her Christian mother who instilled in her a love for Christ and made church the heartbeat of the family. Torn between her dedication to Islam, the longing of her soul, and her mother, the longing of her heart--her "lifeline," Tamika struggles to find peace somewhere in between. But she finds that something must give.