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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.
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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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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.
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.
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.
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
The Other Woman
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Series: Stories of Okinawa, Book 1. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story: A young Okinawan woman recently dumped by her fiancee considers a future with a dashing American teacher married to another woman.
Book 19- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story follows the first battle of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899 as it unfolds from letters sent home by the troopers and from dispatches by their officers. The differing points of view are contrasted. The second story relates the attempts by illegal immigrants to cross over the border in search of a better life. The lives of two unrelated families crossing the river become entwined.
Book 18- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the 1960s. A Scottish family farms near the Nkandla Forest in Zululand where the final battle of the Zulu uprising of 1906 took place. The family has a connection with the rebellion as their grandfather was in command of the force which put down the rebels. The rebel leader Bambatha was never caught. His ghost is believed to haunt the forest. Do you believe in ghosts?
Literature Companion: My Name is Asher Lev
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel is set in a Hasidic Jewish Community in the 1950s, in Brooklyn, New York. The protagonist lives in that community but he also studies art outside in New York, Massachusetts, and Europe. As the story progresses he grows into an artist and a good Jew.
Christmas Stories: or What Christmas Means to Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
On that most special time of year, it is time to read some heartwarming stories by the fire, and hope we don't set the house on fire. Five stories and an essay.
"Main Street" Summarized and Analyzed
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The author very skillfully uses the local speech, and presents the local customs. He criticizes the small town locale. The satire in the novel is double-edged: it is aimed at the simple townspeople and at the same time it satires the superficial intellectuals who look down on them.
Book 17- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first short story, a child hitches a ride on the fishmonger’s cart. His parents are frantic with worry over his disappearance. The portrait of childhood innocence is set against the background of the political disturbances of the day where coloured people were forcibly removed from “white suburbs”. The second story is an African version of Shakespeare’s play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
The Night the Old Man Kicked the Bucket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Howard Johnson, a widower, and Honus McDaniels, a bachelor, both live alone in their own respective cabins near a place called Flintlock Mountain. Their daily lives are still filled with awe, as the summer heat rolls into the Pemigewasset. Nearby dwells yet another old man, who seems to be in serious decline.
Literature Help: The Kite Runner
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
According to the author, “The Kite Runner” is basically a father-son story. Even in his later works, he uses this subject matter.Although the author explores several themes in the novel, guilt and redemption come out as the most significant themes.
Tin Universe Monthly? #19
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's sort of a flash fiction document thingee so.... How do you write a description about that?