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Travel is my Passion
By Jim Hendrickson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Travel is my Passion begins with a short essay on my philosophy of world travel that can be summed up in four short sentences: Be a dreamer. Be open-minded. Be confident. Be prepared. The book continues with 29 chapters of stories about my extensive travels in 34 countries in 6 regions of the world. The book ends with a description of one of my four journeys around the world.
Giant Pandas: Cuddly Bamboo Lovers
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction
Giant pandas are animals that live in China. For many years, people couldn't decide if a panda was part of the bear family or part of the raccoon family. Now they know that they are really bears. They look like a huge, cuddly bear. They have four legs and a short, stubby tail. Find out what a panda is, where it lives, what it eats, who are its enemies, and how babies are raised. For ages 7 to 10.
Under a Tropical Sun
By Pasky Pascual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
On a moonlit evening in 1951, three American Navy men are beheaded on a Philippine beach. The CIA suspects Pulog, a rebel leader. Ben, a young operative based in Washington, is sent to find him. The two have crossed paths before, as students at an elite Jesuit college in Manila.A decade later, their connections to a Catholic priest and a beautiful Eurasian woman complicate the search for justice.
Back Part 1: Across the Fence
By Peter Lloyd
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
A covert 1968 Special Forces mission to the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, led by Spike Miller, who gives his grandson, Mark, a combat journal and asks him to recover something he left behind in the jungle. Mark, his friend Brad (an ex-US Marine) and a group of NYU students prepare to backpack into the tri-border jungle of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to find what Spike left behind.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
By Peter Lloyd
Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.
Siamese Dreams
By Christopher Johnson
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Ready to change the world, two high school friends from America begin a new life in Thailand. They take new names, learn Thai, and experiment with sex, drugs and radical lifestyles -- from spectacular poverty to salacious stardom. Set amid economic booms and an epic tsunami disaster, Siamese Dreams is rich with emotion, wit and insights into relations across cultures and sexes.
The Manila Album
By Patrick Matutina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
The Manila Album is a street photography book capturing the everyday lives of Filipinos and being in their shoes. This book may not have many words, but it tells its story through photography, leaving the interpretation up to you. This book curtails, and is dedicated, to the masses and the beautiful lives they live.
Ellie the Elephant (Illustrated Edition)
By M.G. Edwards
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction
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?
Ellie the Elephant (Photo Edition)
By M.G. Edwards
Series: World Adventurers for Kids, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction
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
By Dan Brook
You set the price! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Haiku Notes from a Perfect Day in Japan’s Ancient Capital