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The Rowan Tree
Price: Free! Words: 145,680. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE ROWAN TREE is an unflinching novel of ideas that reaches from the rebellious American '60s into humanity’s global future.
Death of a Black Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Drawing from her African heritage and pulling from her Chicagoan upbringing, Sharday provides passionate prose and rhymes about what it's like to be black and living in America while having dreams of Africa. Along with this, her words debate what it means to be troubled by life, to be inspired by love, and most of all, to shine bright as a black star.
Rivulets of Love in Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,770. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Rivulets is a story of love and empowerment in Africa. In a small village deep in Eastern Africa, a young man stumbles into immense treasure. For years, he lived with it but never knew that it was there. He even drank it and took his cows to drink it, but never viewed it as treasure. It took a mango for Ocha, the young man to finally see the treasure for what it was.
Mistress of the Game
Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sarah Ankrah’s wedding to Phillip Arthur-Beck was a marriage of two cultures. Her Ghanaian family made sure it was loud and cheerful and his Canadian family made sure that it started on time! So far, they’ve lived through the challenges together, but there is one that just won’t go away. Only one person dares meet this challenge head on. And she’s only too willing to help…
Elephants: The Kings of the Land
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!
Diana's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,750. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the steamy jungles of colonial Africa, the search is on for a brother’s grave, a mother’s lost discoveries, a legendary treasure city, and a worthy mate.
Gold to India
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When a Raj's son betrays his father for gold, his sister and a retired general must set things to right for the sake of a tsunami devastated Hindu community.
The Black Stars of Ghana: A Motorcycle Adventure in West Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Alan Whelan sets off on a motorcycle adventure into the heart of West Africa. On this, his second major solo African trip, he meets witches, fetish priestesses, custodians of the slave trade, and the only white chief of Ashanti who confirm that - if Ghana is an indication of progress - the future of the continent is bright.
World Atlas - Continents & Oceans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Australia together with Oceania, and Europe are considered to be Continents. The term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided. The book contains outstanding maps that help children learn the continents and oceans of the world.
The Misfits of Monrovia
Price: Free! Words: 100,540. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A UN volunteer is kidnapped by a band of child soldiers in Liberia during the 1997 presidential election. Responsibility for the discovery of his whereabouts falls on a small organisation of hapless Irish aid workers, eccentric missionaries and well-meaning but ineffectual locals, leading to outlandish results.