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Lodestone Book Three: The Crucible of Dawn
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Series: Lodestone, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,440. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The multiple award-winning Lodestone series returns in an all-action third instalment. Ten Kelanni, together with the enigmatic Chandara Boxx, set sail for the Island of Helice in order to neutralize the a weapon designed to eradicate the planet’s indigenous life and to give humans control over lodestone—the most powerful substance in the universe.
Dan Quixote: Boy of Nuevo Jersey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
13-year-old Dan Tyler believes in every fantasy and science fiction novel he's ever read. His best friend Sandy Goldberg believes it's time for him to grow up. Can their friendship survive a bully, a teacher nicknamed "The Dragon," and Dan's first crush? This touching, sweet and funny children's novel based on the classic Don Quixote will have readers rooting for its heroes and laughing out loud!
A Dangerous Gift
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Nina Slocum is a best selling author, celebrated for her investigations into the private lives of historical giants. Her daughter J.J. longs to follow in her famous mother's footsteps. Now, as Nina's assitant, J. J. uncovers a sex scandal that could overshadow her mother's career. Built around the murder of Gulielma Sands "The Girl in the Manhattan Well". Hamilton and Burr as defense attorneys.
Mystery At Grandma's
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Series: Writing Practice, 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This very short story is about a student who takes a short break from his very stressful studies and returns home to find himself in a greater stress or stresses. And even though he is studying to be a doctor and to deal or to handle all kinds of stresses or even disapointments, the human factor or the human condition remains. And the human factor with all its formulas cannot give a final answer..
Moonfall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
A giant meteor shatters the moon, and the pieces spiral to Earth. Greg Stevens leads a group of survivors who call themselves The Company, sharing possessions. More women survive than men, so a polygamous life style is chosen. After thirty years of a rising democratic economy, struggling against ambitious rivals, including cannibals, their standard of living approaches that of pre Moonfall.
The Grip
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Grip is a short story satire about how a hobby or interest can become an obsession. This story takes the reader on a journey of an out of control perfectionist that lacks the talent to accomplish their goals. Anyone can become caught up in the frustration of falling short of their dreams.This is a short story. It is meant to be read in one sitting. Only one paragraph indention at the start.
Exit, pursued by a bear
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Price: Free! Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Drama
In 1980s Prague, Tony is mistaken for an emissary to dissidents by security chief Placek who sends Anna to infiltrate his household. She refuses later orders and Placek reluctantly denounces her. Later, disgusted by new instructions, he himself wishes to defect but needs Tony's help for his assistant Elena to escape. Tony objects but Anna persuades him to agree and that all should be friends.
兰德报告 与中国的冲突 RAND Conflict With China
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Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: Chinese. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
本文由美国军方提供支持,兰德公司研究表明:随着中国的崛起,美国可能与中国在中国周边地区发生冲突,但是如果美国能保持威慑,则美中发生大规模冲突的几率不大。本文分析了美中冲突的前景、后果和威慑战略。由“译者”志愿翻译小组翻译,未经原作者审校。
YNK (You Never Know)
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 22,490. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Junior high has privileges and challenges for Frances Reed. New hair, new face, new friends—where’s the real Fran in this? When a compromising photo hits Facebook, Fran has a dilemma. Follow Fran in YNK (You Never Know) as she navigates through the hardest course of all—life outside of school.
Do You Really Want Him Back?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Ask yourself whether or not you really want a man back who has left you. This book explores the other option of saving yourself, not your marriage and letting him go.