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Ellie the Elephant (Photo Edition)
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
Book two in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Ellie the Elephant” is an illustrated picture book that encourages children to follow their dreams. A young elephant named Ellie living in Thailand dreams of joining the elephant polo team and playing in the Elephant Cup polo tournament, but her parents want her to work in the rice fields. Will she realize her dream of playing elephant polo?
Daydreaming in Kyoto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
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Haiku Notes from a Perfect Day in Japan’s Ancient Capital
Tokyo Joe
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Classics
A powerful, evocative novel of international betrayal, Tokyo Joe tells a story of Major Julian Bonner, a retired US soldier, confidante of General MacArthur, zen master, and yakuza boss, who is deported after forty-two years in Japan. The Japanese say he fixed a baseball game. Julian Bonner says the Japanese wanted to silence him, and he knows why. As a young officer in World War II, Julian ...
La Flecha de Joseon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: Spanish. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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La Flecha de Joseon narra la historia de Yoon Hee, princesa heredera de Joseon, y de In Sung, su mejor amigo, un guardaespaldas contratado en secreto por el rey para protegerla. Yoon Hee tiene inquietantes sueños en los que se ve a sí misma disparando una flecha en dirección a un enemigo desconocido. Intriga, suspenso, romance y acción se reúnen en este relato lleno de aventuras.
Naga Harvest Festival
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,120. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Essay » Political
Two essays on two visits to the Burmese Military dominated dazzling Naga Harvest Festival. Nagaland in Burma/Myanmar, the other two thirds are in India is off limits to everyone except for one time a year during the traditional Naga Harvest Festival. Through this festival though colorful, charming and cultural the Burmese Military shows off its good side, though only for the time the foreign visit
Reunion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
An American war correspondent, Tony Collins, and a former Khmer Rouge child soldier, Sam Rith, reunite after nearly thirty years. Tony helped the world-weary 15-year-old Sam start a new life in the United States. Sam Rith arrived in America, sponsored by Christian couple. But Sam took more than a few wrong turns and ended up spending most of his youth locked up in an American prison before..
Watering Heaven
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
What would you do if you found out your girlfriend laid an egg every time she had sex? Who would you be if you were invited to a party in Beijing but had to make up a brand-new identity for six weeks? Peter Tieryas Liu’s Watering Heaven is a travelogue of and requiem for the American dream in all its bizarre manifestations.
Chronology of an Egg
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Peter Tieryas Liu’s Chronology of an Egg is a companion to his debut Watering Heaven, published in October 2012 by Signal 8 Press in Hong Kong. Chronology of an Egg is a mini-collection containing five short stories -- two from Watering Heaven (“Gradients” and the title story) and three others.
Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Thousands of young adults pass through South Korea each year, teaching English in private schools that together make up one of the country's largest industries. Korea, long isolated by culture and geography, with a complex language and set of social mores, can be a difficult place to call home.
River Dragon Sky
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,180. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novel of people far from home and far from the selves of their origins, River Dragon Sky is the story of Junping, a Taoist street seer turned arsonist, Zhuan He, the girl he is sure is the daughter he abandoned years earlier, and Kal, an American who seems to have traveled to China for girls and kung fu.