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The Priest's Tale
Series: Ottoman Cycle, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Ottoman Cycle, book 2 Crete, 1492. With vengeful Turkish pirates, slave markets, sea battles, enigmatic desert nomads, secretive knights, swordfighting Italians and a distressing time clad once more in priestly garb, Skiouros' life has never been more complex, and his end goal never seemed so far away.
Hypothetical Future Baby: An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
This unsentimental adoption memoir is the story of what happened to Claudia when pregnancy didn't. From England to Ethiopia and back again, it’s a story about doing something different. About too much cleaning. It’s a story about paperwork, pregnancy announcements, wrestling with God, falling down, getting up, coming to terms, and - eventually - it’s a story about becoming a mother.
A Igreja em Angola: Um rio com várias correntes
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 179,660. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
The definitive history of all the Christian churches and denominations active in Angola from colonial times to 1989. Written in Portuguese, it is a basic text useful for scholars, seminarians, and others. It was written by Lawrence W. Henderson who spent 22 years as a UCC missionary in Angola from 1947 to 1969. This edition is available with authorization from the original publisher.
How They Spend Their Sundays
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
Courtney McDermott’s debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man “saves” lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism. These twenty-two tales embrace graphic realism and magic.
I Speak of Ghana
Series: Ghanaman Musings, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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I Speak of Ghana is an honest journey of deft oration replete with the sounds, smells, sights, frustrations, triumphs and the mundane – everything that makes the Ghanaian experience finds its way into this book. Nana Awere Damoah performs an insightful examination of the heart of the matter. Narrated with humor, the book is Nana’s eloquence at its best.
Somlandela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
14 Fun Facts About Elephants: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, 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? The Educational Version has activities that reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards.
14 Fun Facts About the Nile: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
The Nile River has amazed people for years. It runs opposite from most river systems. It floods for miles, pushing back the desert and providing farming lands for people to thrive. It fills a massive swamp and has canyons and waterfalls that are as spectacular as anywhere in the world. Most of its course is through the desert, yet it never runs dry. Educational Version has activities to meet CCSS.
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
This book will introduce you to ostriches and tell you many interesting facts about them, including: 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. Educational Versions have CCSS activities.