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A Perfect Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lily Tsang met her husband-to-be Kyle when they were both struggling artists. Eight years later, they are both famous in their fields, but now Kyle struggles with what might be fleeting success. He's bringing the problems with his stress and ego into their marriage. Lily's response is to retreat into her art - for now.
The Adventures of the Blackberry Hill Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,670. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After 11 years of childless marriage, calm and efficient Swedish-American Anna Sjöholm Masters has an unexpected attack of horrormones, loses her mind, and begs her husband for a baby. The result is the Blackberry Hill kids, an endearing trio of rapscallions who cheerfully romp through life as their aging parents valiantly try to keep order in the midst of chaos.
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Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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In the Shadows of the Onion Domes ~ Collected Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These eighteen stories take place in an ethnically diverse river valley along the Southern Tier of New York State. They are tales of modern love, nosy neighbors, meddling friends, and the challenges of aging all set against within Edward Hopper-like landscapes where hope and dreams linger in the shadows of Orthodox Church domes.
Tales of Escape
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These are a set of very short stories done by students to practice English.
Miss McPherson And Her Class
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
These poems are from a series of poems I wrote for Southwell Minster, (Southwell, Nottinghamshire, UK,) magazine. I invented a class of children with their imaginary teacher, Miss McPherson. These poems look at the Christian Faith in a humorous way.
Ready Reference Treatise: Shabanu
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story takes place in Pakistan. The country had become an independent nation in 1947, after the departure of the British from British India. Before the colonists left India, they divided the British India into two parts, India and Pakistan.
Vents froids
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: French. Published: January 16, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Bolivie, Andes royales. Deux romans noirs, dans les règles, désenchantées, du genre. À La Paz, un chauffeur de taxi tente de changer son destin en revenant là où son braqueur a déposé une valise. Plus au sud, un paysan veut comprendre la mort de son fils, et se heurte à l’implacable dureté des hommes.
From the Diary of an Extremist
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Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, an American college student converts to Islam and makes the decision to wear all black and cover her face. But she faces opposition from where she least expects.
Literature Help: Season of Migration to the North
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
When there was Islamic government in Sudan, it was banned in Sudan for several years. In the novel there is some graphic sexual imagery in the second half of the novel and that was perhaps the biggest reason to ban the novel in Sudan.
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction is a metaphor for life that goes non-stop up and down, rocks and rivers, large boulders and broken ribs. Breathless seconds that become hours, sweltering arms, fading eyesight, diminishing legs and muscles weeping. The book will be uploaded chapter by chapter, weekly.
Glooscap’s Plan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When Glooscap returns to the Maritime Provinces he finds mines and clear-cuts, factory farms and failing fisheries. Luckily, he has returned with a plan that will return the provinces to a prosperity they have not seen in over three hundred years. With the help of the otter and the whale, the butterfly and the frog, and some people he sets events in motion that have far ranging implications.
Sweet Nuts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grandmother Zole helps Prince Yayi get the attention of the village girl he desires as his future queen, but her plans take a curve when Prince Yayi messes up the village girl's palm oil recipe. The good that comes out of the Prince's mess astonishes the whole village and wins the attention of the village girl.
Coming Home to Newfoundland: Animal Deep Ecology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
More of an environmental treatise than a talking animal story, Coming Home to Newfoundland is a story of a transplanted moose, long since acclimatized to New Zealand, who decides to make the lengthy and arduous journey home. Along the way she witnesses humanity’s destructive tendencies firsthand and incites revolutionary zeal in nearly everyone who crosses her path.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
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Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
Zanzibar Uhuru
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 117,230. Language: British English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Two girls, Fatima, an Arab Zanzibari, and Elizabeth, colonial British, are caught up in the 1964 Zanzibar Revolution. The turmoil destroys lives and sets in place events that will take almost 50 years to resolve. Fatima has to survive years of despotic rule on the spice islands. Elizabeth returns to Zanzibar to fulfil her father’s final request. The link between them is the day of the Revolution.
Varios días en Atenas
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,130. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Traducción al castellano de la obra maestra de la filósofa epicúrea Frances Wright "A Few Days in Athens"
Rattazzi
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,870. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Don Lorenzo is head of the Rattazzi Family. An old man, he decides to make sure everything is taken care of before his death, which means finding his favorite nephew , Lucio a good wife and his youngest son's widow a good husband, which means marrying them to each other. But when Lucio comes back to marry Victoria, the streets will run red with blood as he takes revenge for Giorgio's murder.
Arabic Tales for the Young and the Curious
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Enter fabulous worlds peopled by fascinating characters ... get a glimpse of strange customs ... and enjoy exciting yarns passed down by generations of Arab story-tellers ... retold by a master narrator and illustrated by a renowned artist
Daughters of Abraham
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daughters of Abraham is a thought-provoking and riveting story about love, friendship, culture, values, religion, and life choices.