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Just A Song Before I Go
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Makia, a single mother living in the projects on the South Side of Chicago. Joseph Scallettio, retired musician and composer, at peace living out his final days at St. Vincent's Nursing Home. Neither knew of each other... until now. If you enjoyed stories such as ‘The Notebook’ and ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’, you will truly enjoy this poignant love story.
Het iPad van Lange Wapper
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 18. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: Dutch. Published: February 14, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games
Dit is het scenario voor een stadswandeling of een stadsspel in Antwerpen, dat zich op diverse manieren laat gebruiken. Zo kunt u deze stadswandeling in uw eentje of met een beperkt gezelschap doen, en daarbij de aanwijzingen in dit ebook volgen. Idem dito voor het stadsspel, waarbij u binnen uw beperkte groepje de vragen probeert te beantwoorden en de opdrachten tot een goed einde brengt.
Michael Book 2 in the Norah's Children trilogy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Irish, orphaned, and abandoned, Michael aged three, is given to strangers who unjustly judge him inferior and pass him on again, this time to an exploitive spinster. The novel explores the meanings of family to a child confused by loyalties to country, (England/ Ireland), and to family, (biological/ surrogate). 'Michael' ultimately celebrates the triumph of character over tragic circumstance.
University Challenge in the 23rd Century
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The near to distant future as seen through the questions on a quiz program.
Conversations
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Price: Free! Words: 31,400. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are so many good, decent, liberal minded people in this country and the world, who are working hard for real change. This book is not meant for them. It is writen for the brain-dead, flag-waving morons who, through their naivete and ignorance, support and enable Fascist governments, their corporate masters, and the gun-toting lackeys that do their dirty work. Wake up!
Race Against Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Cynthia Meyers-Hanson. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Who started the Riots? What is Racism? What is Reverse Racism? Is there a bridge to connect the two groups, or are we stuck in Limbo? This YA level book shows real lessons done within the classroom’s walls that may have prevented some of the spread of intolerance on campus and into local neighborhoods.
The Crossing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story that takes place in 1897. Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo, Italy when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family.
Noble Intentions
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
School teacher, Vuma Sithole, has high hopes and ideals. He aims to be the best husband, father and educator he can be. But being the “best teacher” soon becomes a challenge, for the school at which he teaches is plagued by drug-dealers. In his attempt to help, he unwittingly becomes implicated. As the drama unfolds, Vuma finds he has to make a choice - to feel or to think ...
Brid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
a story about a female druid from before the roman invasion of England to the annihilation of the druids on anglesey.
The Translator's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1963. An academic’s marriage falls apart because of his narrow and obsessive behaviour. In the hope of being miraculously cured of his naive and concrete thinking he undertakes a journey to Galicia, the Spanish cradle of magical realism. He is accompanied by his daughter who relates their comical progress and deals most effectively with the predations of an unexpected and unwelcome girlfriend.
Das Nest
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 111,590. Language: German. Published: January 25, 2013 by Ebozon Verlag. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Roman über die multikulturelle Gesellschaft im Heimatort des Protagonisten Timo Staps. Dazu gesellen sich die »ewigen« zwischenmenschlichen Fragen nach Verrat, Macht, Abenteuer, Freundschaft, Liebe, Gier, Lust und Treue.
Hotel 27
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Price: Free! Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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For Michael Falcon, a holiday to Thailand turns into a life-changing voyage of discovery… from a new language and culture, to a new home and family. In the process, Michael’s attitude develops from that of a disillusioned cynic, to a much more open-minded and philosophical outlook.
After the Maya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A unique, human look, through the eyes of ordinary people, at the build-up to what could turn out, in retrospect, to have been a tipping point in our fragile and probably inconsequential “civilisation.” In an ironic twist of human ignorance, the historic, centuries-old clash between religions, civilisations and hemispheres is brought to a head as the meteorite and its pursuers meet their fate.
Cuentos. Alfonso Reyes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
La presente antologia reune cuentos de Alfonso Reyes de diferentes épocas. Al presentarse en orden cronologico, se pretende conseguir la evolucion de su prosa narrativa, sus recuerdos, sus inquietudes y ese necesario equilibro entre arte y vida. Hay en el autor un narrador de lo vivido, pero también de la experiencia metafísica y filosófica, todo lo cuál se plasma en la presente recopilación.
The Ayurvedic Healer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,710. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the intriguing atmosphere of India in the early 20th century, full of mysticism, love, compassion, and political drama, The Ayurvedic Healer tells the story of Madhavan Namboodiri, a physician practicing an ancient medical science, and his enduring love for Rosalie.
The Seagulls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The people of the coastal areas of Kerala live catching fish from the Arabian Sea. In olden times rich people used to exploit the poor. In the summer seasons, waterspouts are formed in the sea due to extreme heat. Seeing the waterspouts, the uneducated fishing people believe they were the wicked dealings of evil spirits.
The Night Jasmine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry, inspired by the sights, sounds, flavours, aromas, textures and experiences of life in Thailand. Illustrated with photographs.
Buddha's teachings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: Thai. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Buddha's teaching since centuries ago. This ebook (in Thai language only) is free for you to copy and distribute absolutely free. If you wish to donate towards man power and up keep, please kindly visit us at kanyanat.webs.com
לאמריקה ובחזרה
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Price: Free! Words: 74,640. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
נחומיק בן העשר, המתגורר עם אמו האלמנה, עובר את חוויות מלחמת תש"ח במושבה, שבה משפחות רבות מאבדות את יקיריהן בקרָבות. לפני המלחמה התחבר הילד עם צעיר מקסים, נמרץ ומלא תשוקה, שלימד אותו לרכב על סוס. פעם הוא מביאוֹ לביתו- ואמו מנהלת עם הבחור פרשת אהבים קצרה, טרם יציאתו לקרב לטרון, שממנו הוא אינו חוזר... עדוּת השכול נספגת בנשמתו של הילד. התקרבות אמו אל אביו האלמן של המאהב הגבור- נתקלת בהתנגדות הילד
Sadistic Deception
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A secret cult is destined to rule the spiritual and physical world only if they could defile Angel's virginity. She trusts the heir apparent of the fraternity because he pretends to be a devout religious believer. The fraternity fails to defile her and unleash violent revenge to desecrate her marriage. Angel's Guardian Angels fight back, resulting in the most fierce battle in the spiritual world