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Jumping Ship (Island Hopping Series)
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Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year was nineteen seventy-five. Pregnant seamstress, Petrina Dugal, became a runaway at the age of twenty-six. She ran away from a brutish husband, Roger, and a well-loved South American home in Georgetown, Guyana; at the heart of her rebellion – an enigmatic lover named Michael Chen.
La boca del infierno y otros gelidos relatos
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Eduardo Luis Feher fue distinguido en Mexico y en distintos paises por su labor humanista como encaminador de talentos, paciente y generoso. Este libro es una seleccion de sus textos, donde su regocijo creador lo comunica a los lectores con soltura y con encanto, elementos imprescindibles en toda creacion literaria, de la que hablaron Stevenson y Jorge Luis Borges.
City Stories
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Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Love, terror and 21st century life! From the heart of cosmopolitan Liverpool come nine thrilling views of modern living. Blood-drinkers, killers and secrets. Old sorrows and new beginnings. The light and dark of human life set against the glittering backdrop of a reinvigorated city. City Stories. Tales of life today.
legendaR
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
how can be a legenda rewrite with some joke and much close to reality.
احياء الاسكندرية
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: Arabic. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Start reading from any page you like , you 'll find yourself inside the streets of Alexandria and its neighborhoods , you 'll find the smell of sea and the beauty and history of its development. ابدأ بالقراءة من أي صفحة تحب، ستجد نفسك بداخل طرقات الإسكندرية وأحيائها، ستجد رائحة بحرها وجمال عمرانها وتاريخها الذي ينبض حياة
One Night, Nine Months, and Thirty-Three Years Later
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Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Everybody has a secret to tell. But if someone else’s secret unfolds before another’s eyes, what is one to do?
A Sunday Market Seller
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.
Going Home In Chains
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Themes of displacement and sexual disillusionment run through these stories as they shift between the Caribbean and America, arriving doused in magic and humor. From the title story of man trapped in the nightmare of post 9/11 scrutiny; to the delicious tale of a man unable to deal with his wife’s sexual awakening, Lovell’s lyrical prose delights, and captures the vibrant rhythms of love and loss.
Primo's Numbah Two: Is Chicken Skin a Local Delicacy?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Second book in the Primo series, set in a fictional bar in the town of Kapaa on the island of Kauai. An eccentric group of regulars and irregulars blunders through adventures both humorous and spooky.
Dear Daddy, Diary Of A Caribbean Immigrant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Pine Lake Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dear Daddy chronicles the life of a young Caribbean immigrant beginning with her arrival in Canada to live with her father and stepmother.
Ghost Town
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Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
Кто нас учит. Диалоги
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Преподаватели социальных дисциплин колледжа в Санкт-Петербурге обсуждают состояние преподавания в их учебном заведении, падение уровня образования в России. Автор ставит перед читателем вопросы: - кто занимается обучением и воспитанием наших детей? - как справляются со своим предназначением учителя? - откуда берутся образованные люди и хорошие специалисты при несовершенном составе учителей?
Makoti Enters the Kraal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Ndiwe is Makoti - a new bride of the Mantshinga family. Madly in love and excited for her new life, she soon realises that not all is as it seems, in particular the strange, menacing family cat, Madevana. Just what role does the feline play in the family? And why is she treated with such respect and awe?
A Quick Guide to "Mrs. Dalloway"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 26 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 159. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Mrs. Dalloway” by Virginia Woolf was first published on 14th of May 1925. It is one of the most prominent works of Virginia Woolf.
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.
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