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Brazilian Quest
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Series: Olivia Plymouth, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The embodiment of joyous travel with the wrong suitcase takes on another exciting adventure as a fashion consultant in Brazil for the largest fashion show in Latin America. Olivia and her sister along with their respective boyfriends, also solve a mystery on a farmhouse in the mountains, inspired by psychic dreams. Olivia’s spirited overconfidence turns every obstacle into an opportunity for joy.
Tough Mothers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by D. M. Kreg. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Three speculative stories by Rebecca S. W. Bates about women in the distant future that will go to any means to protect their children. A Mother's Link Is Never Done: It's tough replacing a mother. The Growing Ponds: Can the next generation really be grown in ponds? Babysitting Earth: Should she protect the earth or protect her child?
Sigvardinho
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Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sigvard, a young Swede, checks into a hostel in Rio de Janeiro. His fearless interest in the dark side of the culture- coupled with a propensity for blowing large wads of money carelessly- shocks and challenges the timid backpacker crowd. His downward spiral and unabashed indulgences trigger the imaginations of tale-telling travelers, giving birth to a legend that only grows as it is passed on.
The Barbosa Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
All Alexandre Barbosa's plans for the future are turned upside down by his father's gambling losses and his own decision to risk his life in opposition to the Brazilian military dictatorship of the 1960s. He and his lover, Monica, both architecture students in Rio de Janeiro, will have make new lives for themselves, living by their wits, first in Chile, then in New York.
The Travel Auction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,130. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
It should have been their trip of a lifetime. But with just days to go, Jonathan Cork is dumped by his girlfriend. Unable to change the name on the spare ticket and fast running out of time, Jonathan decides to take desperate measures. He advertises on eBay for a travel companion with the same name as his ex. What follows is a funny, page-turning, rollercoaster ride around South America.
Desolate Warrior
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
The true story of Will Ribeiro; a former professional mixed martial arts fighter out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who was badly injured in a motorcycle accident (without a helmet), and who subsequently became paralyzed down one whole side of his body, and who ended up having over 30-percent of his skull removed in a last-ditch, live-saving effort.
Three Nights Everywhere
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
With the backpacking trip of a lifetime winding down, Ulrike finds herself desperate to avoid a return home to reality. Fate intervenes in the form of The Guide, who offers a package deal too good to be true: the chance to keep going, all the way to Everywhere. Ulrike's only concern is whether choosing a life on the trail will feel worth The Guide's commission to be paid in the end.
Mumma, Can You Hear Me?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012 by f/64 Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This fascinating autobiography introduces a woman who was born into poverty in Auburn, Maine, and who followed her faith—-and her teenage husband—-into mission work in Brazil. Though often sorely tested, Betty’s faith and remarkable sense of humor remained strong through a fascinating life spent helping children and raising two families of her own. This edition includes Betty's poetry as well.
The Privilege of Jaffna the Sixth
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Price: Free! Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A doomed emperor's family tree branches off in unexpected directions, growing and stretching through changing times 'round the world. From a street thug to a lost soldier to a free-spirited young woman, a legacy is passed. The question is... which kind?
Monkey Say
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?