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Mermaids
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short story. A man returns to the aboriginal community where he first learned the indigenous legend of the mermaids.
Insurgencia
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Collected poems about Mexicos's independence war. This book won the 'Jaime Sabines' International Poetry Prize in 2011.
Assasins
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Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young mans journey into adulthood and the hardships he faces along the way.
Listening to Rain: The Adventures of the Shaolin Blade Tanzong, Scroll 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
First in a 7th century China martial arts series. The Tang dynasty, desperately fighting to unite China, sends a Shaolin warrior monk and an imperial commissioner to the uncharted Isle of Pearls to stave off a potential aboriginal revolt that could destroy China. On the island, they discover an ancient secret society and a mythic lost monastery, while encountering human and not so human threats.
Not My Time
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nessy Marks, a holocaust survivor, moves next door to thirteen-year-old Debbie Robbins, who has Tourette Syndrome. As Nessy becomes friendly with the Robbins family, she relates her life before, during and after the Holocaust. In turn,
Unwavering Love (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
*This is a follow up story to Love in San Juan.* Bhavesh has just come back to England after a holiday in San Juan, during which he and local girl, Isabel fell in love. Isabel has made plans to visit England in 1 month. However, Bhavesh hasn’t told his family about his non-Indian girlfriend. His mother is very traditional and will find it hard to accept. Will his mother come around? 4653 words.
Compunction
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 58. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Generally, he used to get his payment right after the completion of the job, but this time the money had been given to him after some days.
The New Governess
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 56. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Having thought for a long while, he is ready with his plan. He calls Juliet and orders her to bring a mirror. She is obviously surprised because she does not know what he is going to do with a mirror, however, she brings him a mirror.
Ballades avec Dali
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: French. Published: August 25, 2013 by AlterPublishing Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
C’est un séjour à Figueras qui m’a permis de découvrir la région dont Salvador Dali était originaire. Une véritable révélation, à commencer par la visite du Musée. Je n’en retiendrai que quelques œuvres qui sont décrites dans cette nouvelle. Ensuite, une excursion à Cadaquès, son village, m’a révélé l’univers dans lequel il a créé la plupart de ses tableaux. J’ai alors imaginé une histoire ...
Sold a Part of Life
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 55. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
He stepped into the house and found a few papers scattered on the floor. He bent down and picked a few of them. He found two envelopes, a post card, and a folded piece of paper.
A Necessary Fiction
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Laura Driscoll's uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion when she discovers her father lied to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his career. Determined to uncover the secrets of his past, Laura's single-minded pursuit of answers leads her to make choices that have far-reaching consequences both for herself and those who love her. Sometimes it is better not to know the truth.
School and Mates
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 54. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Mohit tried his best but he could not fit boy Jaidev in this gentleman’s figure. The man had very dry face, sunken cheeks, and eyes like two hollows. He had dark complexion, tanned in sun heat.
Decision Makers: The Hearing
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Series: Decision Makers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the 4th part to the Decision Makers Series by Timothy Conerson.
There's a sign language interpreter at my school!
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 560. Language: Australian English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Giralda the giraffe starts her first day in Miss Bear's class today. She's Deaf, so Giralda will be using a Sign Language Interpreter. But Giralda's height makes it hard to know where to place the interpreter so that Giralda and the interpreter can see each other clearly.
The Story of an Intern
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 56,050. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“The Story of an Intern” tells you the story of a young boy who manages to get an internship in a global media giant. His struggles and amazement begins when he finds himself out of an internship and fighting to get a foothold in the media. Even though he rarely finds acceptance in the media industry he fights against odds trying to figure out the Indian media and media tycoons
A Quick Guide to "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 12 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 140. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel revolves around two youths from city. They are sent to a mountain village to be re-educated while the Cultural Revolution in China was going on.
Quick Guide: The Power and the Glory
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 10 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 14. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The title of the novel is an allusion to the doxology which is often used to end the Lord’s Prayer: "For thine is the kingdom, (and) the power, and the glory, now and forever (or forever and ever), amen."
The Indian Shirt Story
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A Northwest brew pub, a historic house, trouble with the local American Indian community, and unexpected attention from the biggest country music star ever to come out of Nashville. It’s going to be a tough summer for Bess in the free-thinking, left-leaning, soy-eating, fish-loving town of Port Heron this year.
Zarbalistan - The Traveler's Ultimate Guide to Ariana
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,780. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An enthralling 21st century tale of a teacher in a girls’ school in war-ravaged Afghanistan where the short-sightedness, the incompetence and the idiocy of people who are supposed to fund and supervise his training projects, or to guard and protect him, turn out to be his worst enemies, while Afghans accept him as one of their own. Powerful, frightening, yet hilariously funny and deeply human.
Of Kings and Bandits
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 128,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story that is never told: that many "child warriors" to whom we are asked to offer sympathies befitting helpless victims and hostages are actually premature adults who have made a conscious decision to stand up against brutality and oppression as is the case of Eritreans fighting the oppression of Haile sellasie who was-his massacres, brutality, and how the people resisted his tyranny.