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Moruga Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The 1930s has just turned the corner into the 1940s. The place is the village of Grand Chemin in the district of Moruga, a seaside village on the south coast of Trinidad. The place is at the back doorsteps of the Author's childhood home. She grew up hearing the stories of the strange and supernatural creatures that haunted the area. Moruga Tales re-captures the oral tradition of story-telling.
The Lost Society: The Prison Memoirs of Tyreese Malloy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
Over the course of 22 months in state prison and county jail, King Thai documented his experience in journal entries, philosophical essays, and poems. He offers an intimate look into the mind of a prisoner, the horrendous conditions of modern day chattel slavery (aka the Prison Industrial Complex),religion, and Hip Hop culture.
Still More Shit that Pisses Me Off
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Pregnant men, paying stay-at-home moms, advertising, income tax deductions, people skills, boy books, speech codes, porn, god, testicular battery and tranquilizer guns, the Academy Awards, intelligent design and evolution… Philosophy with an attitude. Because the unexamined life is dangerous.
PasPasco Barrio Bike. Book 3
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Asia
Will Pedro succeed in blowing up the whole Barrio with his 'bomb?'- are the rats going to get their 'just desserts?' Will Pasco, Elenise and Ben see their dreams realised. In this third book in the series you will find the answer to these, and many other,questions.
To Hellas and Back
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My Modern-Day Greek Tragedy: A funny, moving true story of a woman following the love of her life to the ends of the earth, only to lose her mind!
If music be the food of crime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Isolde, 16, is intern in a symphonic orchestra to improve her culture. On her second work day, the big mess begins .. A fun crime novel. An inquiry which rambles from Maigret, to Facebook, via the adventurous four, Zola, Rouletabille and Einstein with many twists and turns. Romances not always romantic. Cultural clashes: Gen Y versus Mozart, gift of the gab versus erudition, Paris versus Province.
dancer, zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Tatiana, the new girl, arrived in English IIIA amidst a murmur of expectation. We had already heard a beautiful "Russian princess" was coming to our own boring little neck of New Jersey, and her first impression on us was no disappointment... the SAT-cramming students of a high academic north New Jersey high school welcome a Russian exchange student; and lives are forever changed...
American Family Divided
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Issues tearing America apart divide a family. In 1996, Joe wins a national best ad man award. His wife claims the products he pitches destroy our planet. His son bolts to the Amazon instead of working for one of Joe’s clients. After Jesse’s murder, Joe rejects rumors that Jesse died at the hand of Joe’s client. He and his wife seek the truth in Peru. Joe is forced to reassess his life.
Ana of Acheron
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Born in the undersea city of Acheron, Rafa’il transports often illegal cargo between cities for a fee. Unable to connect with others, Rafa’il was plagued by loneliness until he discovered the drug called “ana.” Now in addition to avoiding law enforcement and legitimate transporter agencies, Rafa’il struggles with the threat of addiction. It’s a battle that he’s losing…and may not even want to win.
Taming the Tongue (12 sermons)
Price: Free! Words: 113,160. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Death and life are in the power of the tongue. Words have the power to change lives. You can empower people through words you speak, or cut them down. You can cause them to live, or to wither and die. Don't let your mouth be full of negative talk, but rather practice and make it a habit, a lifestyle of speaking words that build. Words are containers – they carry a ‘spirit’ content.