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Life Poems
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
A collection of poems written about life growing up in Texas, getting married, and adventures of life.
The Tethered Goat
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As the last playground of the Cold War, the Horn of Africa in the 1980s was a heady mix of idealism, war and political terror. Mark, a young aid worker in the tragic famine that decimated Ethiopia, is caught between his idealism, the ruthless oppression of Mengistu’s Stalinesque regime and the cynical games being played by the British and American Embassies.
Half fledged she flew
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,120. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Nomthandazo spends an idyllic childhood in the hills of Zululand. Her mother suggests she finds a job at a nearby store. She falls in love with Sipho,and, convinced that he feels the same way she foolishly sets off to find him ‘on the mines’. Life’s darker side is brutally made evident to her.Broke and ashamed she finds that some people can be harsh, while others are exceptionally kind.
Under the Same Moon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,970. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
An African teenage girl is kidnapped by an American businessman and smuggled into a strange new suburban American life. She must make the ultimate choice: remain with an evil family for a life of luxury and well being, or return to those she misses dearly for the perils of her native home.
The Amazing Adventures of Billy Boy in Africa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
The Amazing Adventures of Billy Boy tells the story of a boy's great adventure in Africa. Each page represents a letter of the alphabet with lots of alliteration to help children build vocabulary and reading skills. Children 2-6 would benefit from the book! The illustrations are colorful, funny and enjoyable.
In The Pink
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In this wry, comic entertainment set in the early 1980s it’s just three years since art historian Anthony Blunt was publicly unmasked in 1979 as the fourth man in a ring of British spies that had worked for the Soviet Union as KGB operatives.
Africa the Good News
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana
THIS BOOK TELLS A DIFFERENT STORY ABOUT AFRICA… Unlike the countless books that try to explain what went wrong in Africa, “Africa – The Good News” looks at what is going right. It gives voice to Africans and (non-Africans) who have a different story to tell to the commonplace one of hopelessness: it tells the tale of the African dream becoming the reality.
Dumisai And The Covenant Of The Ancestors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Dumisai must learn to apply the Gift of Great Consequence which has been entrusted to him to help save the world. First he must undergo manhood initiation rites where he will receive special instructions about life. This secret knowledge must be used in conjunction with the Gift if he is to have any hope of success. Join Dumisai on a journey of self-discovery into the responsibility of manhood.
Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
Demarcus Jones and the Solar Calendar is a historical adventure for the reader. Join Demarcus as he discovers the secret Solar Calendar that takes him to far away places, where time has no control. He meets actual historical figures, who tell him of true events that have happened to the Black diaspora in the past.
The Astonishing Amulet of Amenartas
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
By Nathan Lowell Agent Heathcliff Durham finds himself crisscrossing Africa, looking for an Amulet that could spell disaster for any who come near it. Battling blistering heat, starvation, wild animals, and despair, he is not comforted by the company of a rough and ready sort named Morrison. Soon Durham begins to suspect he may never return home—and to top it all off the tea has almost run out.