Books tagged: asia

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453 Days In Korea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bright and early on a humid August morning, Jake Hollingsworth boarded an airplane bound for the other side of the world. With his wife of 14 days, he was headed for a land called South Korea. They knew next to nothing about where they were going and what they were getting themselves into. But who cares? They were young. They were carefree. And, well...you'll see.
The Ottoman Turks Against Europe (16th c.)
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of the Ottoman Turks and their conquests during the 15th and 16th c.
Evaluation Lessons of a Global Financial Crisis for Asia and ADB
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Essay » Business
This brief discusses the potential risks to Asia from a crisis in Europe, and provides lessons from evaluations of crisis response support prepared by the Asian Development Bank and other international financial institutions.
Monied Waters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » General
Journalist Harry Patterson is asked to investigate a revolutionary new biofuel being made by Kelon Biofuel. But a mysterious light off the coast of their research island and the disappearance of an engineer leads Harry to uncover a plot to steal the research. But who’s involved in this plot to steal the secrets of Kelon and why are they so keen to make sure Harry never lives to tell the tale?
Meet the Tiger: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท Meet the Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Lions, Tigers, Leopards, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Beginner
This is a shorter version of our popular “Tigers: The Lion with Stripes”, aimed at early readers. With only 1323 easy to read words, children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about tigers. They will find out: What colors can tigers be? Why does a tiger hold his tail up when it runs? Why are their back legs longer than their front legs? Do they see better at night or in the day?
Wearing Yesterday's Underpants - Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
I promised Servane our honeymoon would be really different to our previous adventures. She expected a relaxing shopping tour of Paris. Instead she got dragged across the world on a budget overland trip from Beijing to Barcelona, forced to eat flea-ridden Mongolian mutton, fire an AK-47 in a Soviet bunker and spent a night locked in a Polish toilet.
Past-Life in Japan
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
Angry Blog (Free Version)
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As the saying goes, don’t pick a fight with a poet. During the darkest two years of his life, serial blogger Darren How didn’t just get angry… he got mad. He dealt with it the only way he knew how: write. He wrote of business school and the Asian workplace, and couldn’t decide which was scarier. He wrote of love and friendship, neither of which he was sure existed.
Cargo Ships Anthology: A Short Story about Globalization
Price: $9.29 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Meet Timmy and his father Bob who are fascinated by Globalization and why we are in the current financial state that we are in. They go to the harbor and board an old cargo ship that had made more than its fair share of trips around the world and is now a museum with an incredible story to tell that has to be told for generations to come. A must have!
The Silver Flame
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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The Silver Flame shimmers like the fires of hell, and it attracts people who are unafraid to kill: an American samurai on a quest to uncover a secret; a treacherous geisha on a hunt for perfection; and an illustrious thief who craves beauty. But if you live by the sword, you die by the sword, and in the Land of the Rising Sun even a phoenix can feel the touch of death.