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Marking Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Worlds collide at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, one chill, rainy night in Aberdeen.
We Are Leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship
"We Are Leaves” recognizes that we may be different colours, come from different backgrounds, speak different languages, yet we are all the same. And, when we work together everyone can have FUN!!! Sing-a-long to the tune of This Old Man. Look for other titles by this author including, "We Are Colourful Friends" available at: www.smashwords.com.
Interrupciones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2013 by Libros Malaletra. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Este producto consta principal y tentativamente de ocho cuentos, nueve artículos-ensayos (sin notación bibliográfica aceptada por alguna regulación vigente) y por lo menos cuatro textos de género discutible. Adentro podrá encontrar niñas con barba, tumores de presidentes, manuales para desaparecer completamente (permiso SEGOB 445666).
Sophia's Attic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Paris during World War 2, a Priest and a Rabbi devise a plan to hide Jewish children from the concentration camps and death chambers of the Nazis. The story follows Sophia, a teenage girl, who goes to live with a childless Catholic couple. Sophia tries to elude the Nazis as she adapts to life with her Catholic hosts. The novel blends engaging elements of humor, intrigue, emotions and faith.
Trillion Dollar Eden
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.
Orchid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Itoh Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The adventures of two little boys in pre-war Germany, one a German and the other one a Jew. One child is longing for his mother and the love of his father and the other child is solidly secure in his mothers and fathers abounded love. This story awakens the sleeping giant of friendship and confirms the power of prayer. On one hand this story is full of human tragedies and despair but on the other
The King's Messenger: A Parable About Judaism
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In The King's Messenger, Michael Kagan draws us into the world of the imagination and gives us an original parable about Judaism's long journey through the centuries that might have sprung from one of Judaism's classic storytellers of old. Although the parable itself is short, its message is profound and far-reaching. It is a teaching that will be read and read again, and passed on to others.
The Research Notes of Miss Asalah Al Faghori
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Miss Asalah Al Faghori is the Oxford University genetic research student from Tower Hamlets via Qena on the eastern shore of the River Nile who creates, inspires and manages the Custodian Liberation group in the novel Custodian (free planet #1).
Collected Australian Stories
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Series: Collected Series, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Collected Australian Stories is a visit into the Australian mind and the various facets of this ancient land. The impressive culture of the Aborigines, the original inhabitants of the land is brought to life in such stories as The Challenge and The Stone Country. Other stories such as The Wejii Man examine deeper cultural beliefs.
Wapsha and the Rabbi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
This contemporary story, Wapasha and the Rabbi, mirrors the lives of a small group, while reflecting on the universal power of the past to influence human lives. This is poignantly revealed not only in the stories told by the two protagonists, but also in the stories told by some of the young people, who share their lives with Rabbi Itsak Cohen on an isolated farm in the back country of Texas.
La Tutayegua
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A young boy growing up in Kansas City's West Side in the 1980s meets the mysterious creature known as La Tutayegua.
Little Sisters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In Stuart Perrin's multicultural suspense novel Little Sisters, the protagonists are drawn into the dangerous world of international sex trafficking. Beyond revealing the nightmare of sexual slavery, it's a story of four sisters and how each of them is transformed by the horrors of life in a Mumbai brothel in dramatically different and unpredictable ways.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
A Proud Monkey In Iceland
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 314,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about a black West Indian, raised in America, man's search for his destiny. Born into a family of ancient African healers, as an adult he finds himself living in Iceland knowing that for some reason relating to his destiny he has to be there. But not knowing how living there fits into his quest to find his destiny.
Embark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
"Embark" is a game little mare who becomes a champion bush racehorse and saves her owner from bankruptcy in the big drought. However her owner is not at all grateful and when Embark ages he treats her badly. This is the story of how a penniless bush battler saves the courageous horse and she repays him with loyalty and a great win.
The Thing that Screamed in the Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This novel will take the reader on an epic journey through time and space.
L'héritage au père Esnouf
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Un vieil homme, dans un village de Normandie, ne se résout pas à la disparition de la culture de sa région. La création d'un groupe folklorique ne ne convainc pas. Pourtant, cela bouleversera profondément leur environnement.
The Warsaw Conspiracy (The Poland Trilogy, Book 3)
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Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,780. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
THE WARSAW CONSPIRACY unfolds as a family saga set against the November Rising (1830-1831), partitioned Poland’s daring challenge to the Russian Empire. The story portrays two brothers and their fates in love and war. Both Michał and Józef find themselves caught up in the vortex of a daring plot to abduct the Grand Duke of Russia in order to instigate a general insurrection.
Given Away, A Sicilian Upbringing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Sicily,between Fascist Mussolini and Nazi Hitler's stronghold, a child is thrust into a world of personal strife and hardship and displaced in offensive living conditions.Though time heals most anything,there are unfathomable stories of the human experience that must be told and retold again so that history can find its peace. Given Away is a story that will touch the core soul of your being.
Les routes de l'Inde
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: French. Published: June 18, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Les routes de l’Inde est un roman d’aventures au quotidien. Les aventures de l’esprit et de la chair survenues de 1928 à 1931, à Calcutta, à un jeune Roumain venu y étudier le sanskrit et la philosophie indienne.