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Finding Arun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,750. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever. As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but who he wants to be.
The Chinese Spymaster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Chinese Intelligence uncovers a North Korean trying to sell a nuclear device. Then they find five other dealers trying to do the same for--the Pashtuns. Is this a "Pashtun Spring"? A realignment of geopolitical power in Central Asia? The Spymaster must also confront a vendetta within the Party and he determination of of his Old Friends and their wives to make him a match.
Atlas Sulks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
ATLAS SULKS addresses the issue of the privatization of the Commons, in this case the Airwaves which belong to the American People. With a satirical look at right wing Talk Radio and Ayn Randian philosophy, the story shows how self entitled individuals can take the nation’s resources as their own possessions. If they aren’t deterred, they’ll reap unaccountable wealth, and amass even more power.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Catcher in the Rye
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 102 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 127. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Catcher in the Rye” by J. D. Salinger was first published in 1951. It is said to be one of the best novels written by Salinger. The book was originally published only for adult readers, but over the years it began to be popular with adolescent readers because the themes of teenage angst and alienation appeal to young readers.
The Loneliest Sami
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They were the loneliest of all peoples, isolated from humankind for thousands of years as their diaspora took them driving north, further and further. And yet just as they were excluded from mainstream society, so too did they exclude their own. He was the loneliest of them all, he was the loneliest Sami. A short story of imagination.
The Word Not Spoken
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A backpacker falls face-flat in love while on holiday in Turkey. Leigh doesn’t learn that Ahmet is a Kurdish freedom fighter until after their 3-day Islamic wedding. In funny and poignant scenes, Leigh learns to deal with neighbours pounding at the door, chickens in the basement, a new friend who needs help to escape and the growing threat of torture and separation from the man she loves.
Looking for Redfeather
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Looking for Redfeather" is a twenty-first century, coming-of-age story featuring Ramie, Chas and LaRoux --three runaway teens from various parts of the United States who meet up by chance and go on the road looking for an Apache named Redfeather, a musician who Ramie believes to be his father. Life is a highway, but this ain't Jack Kerouac's road trip!
The Inflatable Buddha
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Armadillo Central. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Inflatable Buddha is a warm, witty and poignant account of the lives of three boys from disparate cultural backgrounds, set against the dramatic backdrop of Hungary’s recent history.
Indian Maiden Story – Sismoqnapui’skwe’j –
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Legend of Maple Syrup by Mary Louise Bernard A bilingual book in Mi’kmaw and English based on the stories told to Mary Louise Bernard by her mother. This delightful book tells the tale of a young Indian maiden in search of her grandfather. The maiden becomes part of her grandfather’s vision quest that leads them to discover maple syrup, a gift from our Creator.
Balls (September 1981)
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Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Psalm Maker: The Journal of Booker Jones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Booker Jones reflects on his entry into the social issues and metaphysics of contemporary Southwest Indians. In his own words he documents a deeper spiritual experience, finds a female companion, and continues his odyssey among the Pueblo and Hispanic people of northern New Mexico. The dramatic events of Booker’s cross-cultural adventure culminates in a wisdom that has meaning for all humanity.
Caverns of the Dreamtime
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Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,620. Language: Australian English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 4th and last book in The Dreaming Series, we journey with Tom as he matures into the Ancient Lore he was born to. Lost in the struggle between the Australian Aboriginal Lore and his fight to discover just who he is, Tom tries to make sense in the influences of the world around him and to find a place amongst his people. Reach into the Dreamtime and meet the ancient Kadimakara.
Choices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Money and happiness don't always get along. It's all a matter of choices. Carl is a winner. He has money, success, a rich young wife. But his past is catching up. He might not feel like Scrooge, but the Ghosts of Christmas Past force him to question his life. Mud might never turn to gold, but gold itself might actually be pyrite...
Bleeding Petals
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ayitu Demola, a successful entrepreneur and rights activist, had been devastated by the death of her friend, Ebere, to female genital mutilation related circumstances years ago. Since then, she became the voice of hope, through her Amazons’ Arise Network. But to move on, she must travel back in time.
Spine of Peace
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Spine of Peace captures a story of two families in the ancient city of Kano, who are from different religious backgrounds, Muslim and Christian, but had the best relationship in that time. Musa and Dimka are their children who met later in life, became friends without the knowing about their parents’ history thereby helping t in their reunion.
The Missing Mouth and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Kweku Ananse, the trickster, is back in this third book of the African Fireside Classics series. This time he is trying to find a wife!
Return, Return!
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Price: Free! Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Garden Urthark’s Return, Return! is a love story about a young, wealthy man who, having been diagnosed with terminal cancer, marries a beautiful deaf woman.
Mister Blue Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,180. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Football's only a game. Real life isn't.
Mermaids
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short story. A man returns to the aboriginal community where he first learned the indigenous legend of the mermaids.
Assasins
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Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young mans journey into adulthood and the hardships he faces along the way.