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Dragon's Fin Soup
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Dragon's Fin Soup: And Other Modern Siamese Fables by World Fantasy Award Winner S.P. Somtow. Eight Rowdy Tales where East and West don't meet - they collide. Eight Frightening Ruminations where nothing is as it seems, and even the unreal is an illusion. Eight Delectable Servings that could only have sprung from the fevered mind of S.P. Somtow.
The Old Queen's Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this second book of the Kohala Coast Mystery series, a serial killer arrives on the Big Island of Hawaii, bringing with him death and grief for the women of the Pono Family.
The Challenge
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Series: Book 4, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This collection of short stories by Ruperake Petaia contains eleven stories about life in general. One of these, ‘The Challenge,’ was highly commended in the 2011 Commonwealth Short Story Competition.
Catfish Trailer Park - And Other Southern Tales
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Catfish Trailer Park - And Other Southern Tales” are the three Southern short stories “Catfish Trailer Park”, “The Dark Seam” and “Penelope”.
Harvest - A Novel in Progress
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cultures and personalities clash in this family saga set in California's fertile Delta and the Bay Area 1955 to 1980. Carlos, a Mexican immigrant, wants to marry Rose, but her Chinese family objects; their son, confused about his own sexuality, experiments in far-away New York City. Cherry, daughter of divorce, struggles with her own demons and the responsibilities to her illegitimate daughter.
The Chain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is spring 1982, and change is in the air. Frank has got a job at one of the big Hawkes Bay meatworks. Mereana's uncle has got her hired on the mutton slaughter floor, and torn her away from her quiet life in the backblocks. The meat companies have plans to bring in machinery that will wipe out jobs, and the government is about to eliminate subsidies to farmers. A confrontation is looming.
Jasmine Nights
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 127,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
At twelve years old, Little Frog has a richly fantastic and sustaining inner life. It is 1963, his parents have disappeared, and he lives with his maiden aunts, known affectionately as the Three Fates, on a family estate in Bangkok. But, fed by a steam of books and accompanied by his pet chameleon, Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai; eats English food; speaks only English...
not exactly haiku
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
what is the size of / the space between your dreams / and your realities
Conversation with My Sis -- Ego Poison--Spirit Medicine
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Being bored, Francine decides to attend an Interntional Mediumship Workshop at the Omega Institute. She feel much like her friend: DEAD IS DEAD. But soon learns an entity from 'beyond' has a life-altering message. John Holland, the medium, wants her to listen. However, she wants John and his message to go away. John delivers; then, James Van Praagh has yet another whether she wants it or not.
From Iran to America: Mahnaz and Shirin -- A Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,240. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Written through the eyes of a young boy in Iran and later a young man in America, the author’s experiences – at times funny, at times poignant – give the reader insight into life in the Middle East, and especially in Iran. Adding to this are his harrowing lessons in love at the hands of the two Iranian women who give this book its title. This is an informative, while also gripping read.
A Midwife Abroad
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Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie an English midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa. Gradually though, she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they shouldnot. A plot emerges. Drastic action is required . Annie knows the story began in England and returns for a final confrontation in her own hospital.
Patches of the Rainbow
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Series: Book 3, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is Ruperake Petaia’s second collection of poems, Petaia continues his search towards the inner-side of life: the heart, the soul and the spirit.
8 Surefire Signs of a Jewish Mother
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A comical look at what it takes to be an official Jewish Mother and how to deal with one. A Jewish Mother doesn't have to be Jewish, a mother or even a woman!
Blue Rain
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Series: Book 2, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This is Ruperake Petaias first collection of poetry which includes his famous poems "Kidnapped", "Blue Rain" and "Star in the Marble",that are widely used by educational institutions
Line Change: Israel's A New Zone For Ethan
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,960. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Chaim Mazo. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A tough Jewish hockey defenseman has landed an NCAA scholarship and has been selected for the Maccabiah Games in Israel. Now, Ethan's forced to trade his summer and angry girlfriend for an ice rink in Kiryat Shemona He's stressed over his scholarship, while his Israeli peers get ready for the IDF. Ethans suddenly forced to choose between the scholarship or the ultimate, Jewish line change.
Real Life in the UK: Reflections of an Immigrant Doctor
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An immigrant doctor's shocking experiences of real life in today's United Kingdom.
Chinese Business Etiquette
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Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business etiquette
The author of this book is a native Chinese.He is a cross-cultural training expert, Business in China pioneer trainer, and soft-skill trainer for Fortune 500 companies as well as a Theory of Constraints Management consultant. This book is a one- stop guide for you to practice appropriate and fine Chinese business etiquette and for you to build up relationships and succeed in your business in China
Love Thy Neighbor—¡Pero No Te Dejes!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a collection of short stories I wrote based on lives and events of my gente in and around East Los Angeles. The stories and characters themselves are pure fiction but the spirit of my cultura is unfolded with pride and cariño. I like to make people smile, laugh and, if I'm lucky, let out an embarrassing belly laugh.
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.