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Imp Empress: Aaron and Seraphina's Beginning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Aaron Karrucci is the soon-to-be Emperor of Antonin, a front for Draconizica. This story tells how he met Seraphina and how she became the love of his life. It's great for fans of Interracial Romance.
Disease Beyond My Practice--Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one can survive a bi-polar universe without a healthy dose of madness. An infectious disease doctor falls in love with a dope addict/real-estate agent. A paranoid schizophrenic decides he must render himself sterile. A meth freak tries to destroy his surgeon with a stolen tank. In these stories, set in today's crazed world, the only way to acquit oneself may be through the insanity defense.
The White Witch of Bendugu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the rebel leader liberated the town of Bendugu, he made a shocking discovery: a secret clinic, engaged in illicit cloning experiments for the benefit of a global elite. Yet even more disturbing was his encounter with the clinic's proprietress....
14 Fun Facts About Elephants: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
You might know that they are the biggest land animal on earth, but here are some other things about elephants that you might not know. How much water can an elephant’s trunk hold? Can an elephant drink through its trunk? Can an elephant’s foot get stuck in the mud? Can elephants run? Learn the answer to these questions and many more in this 15-Minute Book.
Life Moves Fast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Emma Dunston, defiant daughter of multi-millionaire industrialist, Jonathan Dunston, has been expelled from another boarding school. Her father's uncontrolled rage at her lack of decorum leads him to incarcerate her in a home for wayward girls, where she fantasizes about shooting him.
Of Lion Paw and Tiger Jaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Humans may not be the only animals who crave freedom. In these stories, we enter the minds of thirteen wild creatures and the people interacting with them. No anthropomorphizing here--these beasts may be sentient, but they do not think like us. Whether we encounter an eagle nervous about an approaching photographer or a tiger aching to kill a deer, we step through these pages into an alien world.
Bitterness (An African Novel from Zambia)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,190. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels (Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing) about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet, novelist, and intellectual. It depicts the political struggle of Zambia's students, and the hope and despair of the book's main character.
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The ostrich is a bird that is as tall as a man. It is strong enough to carry a man on his back in a race! Do you know: How tall is an ostrich? What does an ostrich like to eat? How big is an ostrich egg? Do ostriches bury their head in the sand? Find out what an ostrich looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
I'm Cubby the Lion
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Hi. I’m Cubby the lion. I’m king of the jungle. Well, OK. Right now I’m only a few months old so I guess I’m just a prince. But give me some time. In two more years I’ll be full grown and ready to rule! Come meet Cubby the Lion and read about his life in this humorous book that introduces young readers to what it is like to be a young lion growing up on the African plains.
Nuts About Shea Butter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cosmetics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Beauty and fashion
Used in African countries for centuries, shea butter has been an ingredient in medicines for the preparation of skin ointments, and to treat inflammation, sunburn, chapping, rashes and more. Written for the consumer and the bath & body products crafter, NUTS ABOUT SHEA BUTTER contains fascinating facts and effective explanations.