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Finding Arun
Series: Living Lies Literary Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 96,150. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever. As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but who he wants to be.
LiveFully: Re-imagining the Greatest Calling on Earth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
We can hear about how much God loves us everyday, and that’s great. But without a solid grasp of our role in the world, we’ll naturally focus back on ourselves, getting stuck once again in our own pride or insecurity. To live with confidence, we desperately need vision for why we’re here. If we’re going to live fully, we must re-imagine our God-given calling on the earth.
Do the Beatbox
Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This is a musical and picture book. With two children will enjoy rapping in an elementary style and doing the beatbox with three letters sounds. Good for the ages of 5 and 6.
I am Cornflower: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
My white name is Kathy, but my Indian name is Cornflower. I was born in the time when the flowers blossom in the stalks of corn around our village. The cornflower blossom was the first thing my father saw after I had been brought into the world of men. That is why I have the name Cornflower. Read the 15-Minute bio of this Apache girl. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core SS
The Word Not Spoken
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A backpacker falls face-flat in love while on holiday in Turkey. Leigh doesn’t learn that Ahmet is a Kurdish freedom fighter until after their 3-day Islamic wedding. In funny and poignant scenes, Leigh learns to deal with neighbours pounding at the door, chickens in the basement, a new friend who needs help to escape and the growing threat of torture and separation from the man she loves.
Life Will Get You in the End: Short Stories by David Satterlee
Price: Free! Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Short stories by David Satterlee. “[His writing is] humorous, bold, and adventurous all at once … channeled through a facility for language and the music of words.” Each story is short and sweet – or sometimes bittersweet – or just thought-provoking. There is often a surprise concluding twist that will "get you in the end." Very human stories explore the extremes of life, loss, and love.
London Dispatch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An expatrioted Californian shares his views, thoughts, observations and honest opinions about London and the Brtitish culture and citizenry, after living the past year in London.
Another Way of Seeing: Essays on Transforming Law, Politics and Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
In this challenging collection of essays, Gabel argues that our most basic spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because in our world this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on, we exist as “withdrawn selves,” perceiving the other as a threat rather than as the source of our completion as humans.
Makoti Enters the Kraal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ndiwe is Makoti - a new bride of the Mantshinga family. Madly in love and excited for her new life, she soon realises that not all is as it seems, in particular the strange, menacing family cat, Madevana. Just what role does the feline play in the family? And why is she treated with such respect and awe?
(Almost) Uniquely Singapore - 18 Objects
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Ever wonder what the thumbdrive, SAR-21, Tiger Beer, RISIS orchid and the parking coupon have in common? These and another 13 objects are all (almost) uniquely Singapore in their origin or association with the city-state. This book, written by Singapore Management University undergraduates, tells the fascinating stories behind these objects.