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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world this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on, we exist as “withdrawn selves,” perceiving the other as a threat rather than as the source of our completion as humans.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.
The Jamerican
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Banana Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE JAMERICAN, by J.J. Gumbs, is a novel about an American Christian living in a Jamaican subculture in NYC. The Jamerican reveals how faith and culture, though we want them sometimes to be mutually exclusive, are really mixed into one thing that forms the principle ingredient of some people's lives.
Happy am i. Holy am i. Healthy am i.
Price: Free! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This e-book is an inspirational, thoughtful, funny, sarcastic straightforward, kick-in-the butt look at life. It's full of personal experiences, thoughts and rants about personal identity, sex, love, God, the Universe and life after war and cancer. Letting go of crap and embracing gratitude, forgiveness, prosperity, self-love and acceptance is the path towards inner peace.
Palestinian Women: Rising Above Limitations, Expectations & Conditions
Price: Free! Words: 36,690. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Reference
This book discusses the evolution of a Palestinian woman, from early 1900's until now. It includes fifty-five face-to-face interviews with Palestinian women ages eighteen to ninety about their perceptions regarding their lives, relationships, education, role models, religion, and views of the West.
What Are We Going To Do
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
America is in serious trouble, many no longer realize what values and principles our country is founded on and have strayed from the common sense and creative thinking of our ancestors, how can we fix it?