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POL POT: The Murder of 2 Million Fellow Cambodians
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
In April of 1975, radical Marxist Pol Pot and his “Khmer Rouge” overthrew Cambodian government and King Norodom and proclaimed “This is now year zero for Cambodia” and that it’s society was about to be “purified”. Capitalism, western culture, city life, religion and all foreign influences were to be extinguished in favor of an outrageous form of peasant Communism.
Not in a Tuscan Villa
By John & Nancy Petralia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Newly retired, looking for more than a vacation, the authors head to the “perfect” Italian city for a year. Within days their dream becomes a nightmare. After residing in two Italian cities, negotiating roads & health care, discovering art, friends, food & customs, the Petralias learn more than they anticipated--about Italy, themselves, what it means to be American, & what’s important in life.
Flailing
By Graham Derry
Price: Free! Words: 47,910. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Flailing follows Derry as he couch crashes his way through his post grad year. With a greed for adventure and an abhorrence of boredom, he tries to answer the question, “What do you do with a degree in English Literature?” Seeking experiences odd and uncomfortable, raw and uncut, Derry travels the world in search of stories to tell.
The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
By J.J. Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is not a history of the Lincoln Highway, nor is it a travel guide listing all the sites and attractions. Instead, this is a travel narrative in the tradition of "Travels with Charley.” John Jay Abbott’s journey is a combination of swashbuckling adventure as well as careful reflection and discovery. It reveals a portrait of America and Americans found along the Lincoln Highway.
Healthy and Traditional Eating In The Mediterranean
By Tyler Suchman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: American English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Mediterranean
Healthy and Traditional Eating In The Mediterranean takes you to nine countries on the Mediterranean Sea, providing a guide for the traveler's palette with forty full-color photos.
MC2 2013
By MC2 Journal 2013
Price: Free! Words: 39,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of fiction, travel pieces, feature articles, and memoirs by undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University, Sydney. Published by the Department of Media, Music, Communications & Cultural Studies.
Cross-Country: Adventures Alone Across America and Back
By M. M. Justus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
After many summers in the back seat, four months before 1/1/2000, M.M. Justus followed several literary heroes and drove alone across America for 3 months. She went from the Little Town on the Prairie to Scotty's Castle, and from the Twin Towers to an 'alien' landing site in Wyoming. After over 14,000 miles and one life-changing event, she arrived back home, only to discover home changed, too.
Ireland for Focksakes
By Dominic Carrillo
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A short trip to Ireland that felt more familiar than foreign to an American observer. A quirky California yard sale prior to the narrator's unlikely move to Bulgaria. These are two stories in a larger collection of humorous travel stories called "Americano Abroad," now available on Amazon.com.
44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
By Jeff J. Brown
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Lift: Stories and Life Lessons from 15 Years of Hitchhiking the World
By Michael A. Jameson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"No cash, no ATM card – definitely no credit card. That was what I had decided for the trip..." From tales of road romance and international espionage, to escaping from horror movie villains and police dogs… This collection represents the funniest, most absurd, and most dangerous situations Michael has managed to get himself into in his last 15 years on the road.
Reiseleiter - Herr oder Diener
By Andreas Loran
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: German. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dieses Buch zeigt die Lebenswelt des Reiseleiters. Seine Strategien des Handelns auf Reisen. Durch Erzählungen, Anekdoten,Darstellungen und Interpretationen von Situationen, denen der Reiseleiter ausgesetzt ist. Der Illusion der Freiheit und Gemütlichkeit des Tätigkeitsbereiches, wie es aus der romantisch verklärten Sicht vieler Reisenden erscheint, steht eine ganz andere Realität gegenüber
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By Melissa Field
Price: Free! Words: 17,570. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is two pieces of fiction and two pieces of non-fiction. They are set on two different continents. The first is Antarctica and the second is Holland. I worked in Antarctica for six months as a dishwasher. Later on I lived in Holland for a year and a half. The corresponding fiction pieces are excerpts that they inspired in my book The Good Luck Knot.
The Baby Voyage
By Erick and Kasey Prato
Price: Free! Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Baby Voyage is the inspirational and often humorous true account of one U.S. couple’s unconventional decision to pursue their dreams of living and studying abroad, even as they were expecting their first child, by spending a three month maternity leave traveling in Europe. It is not only a great read for travel enthusiasts but also anyone dreaming about what is possible.
Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family's Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island
By Sonia Marsh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"A suburban family discovers that trading materialism for a simple life on a tropical island helps them reconnect in unexpected ways."
Alternative Reds
By Jason Wilson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,790. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
The first volume of a new generation of digital wine guides from Jason Wilson, Alternative Reds is a 130-pages guide to off-the-beaten-path red wines that offer a wine lover — whether a newbie or an experienced connoisseur who’s stuck in a rut — a different path into the world of wine, beyond the comfort zone of the usual pinot noir, cabernet sauvignon, or merlot.
Along The Elephant's Trunk
By Martin Drake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,120. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From an old man apparently trying to burn down a shopping mall in Singapore to the most northerly grammatical error in Thailand, Along the Elephant’s Trunk takes us on a journey through the Malaysian peninsular and Thailand to the northern border with Myanmar.
Traders of the Golden Triangle
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,910. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
During the latter half of the twentieth century the little-known and often lawless region where Laos, Burma, Thailand and China meet has become known and widely romanticised as ‘The Golden Triangle’. Originally a Western designation applied to the region because of its wealth in jade, silver, rubies, lumber, rare animal products and, above all, opium
A Walk Across Suburbia: One Man's Journey Through His Neighborhood
By Ken Ilgunas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Why go to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore when you can do so in your own backyard? Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas sets out on a bizarre journey to explore his boyhood suburb anew.
The McCandless Mecca: A Pilgrimage To The Magic Bus Of The Stampede Trail
By Ken Ilgunas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A story of a young man's excursion into the Alaskan wilderness to find the "Magic Bus" of the Stampede Trail--the bus in which Chris McCandless of "Into the WIld" lived and died.
More Than A Year In Provence - Endless Tour de France Travel
By Christopher Strong
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2013 by First Class Artists. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Praise for More Than A Year In Provence "I wish you tremendous success" Guy Kawasaki Author of APE, Enchantment, What The Plus. "Christopher's truly unique adventures cycling the backroads of France are a must read for anyone who's ever dreamed of a French country life. I just hope his sequel will reveal where his paradise village is!" Robert Reid Reid on Travel,