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Khakhanate Book I The Raven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 261,750. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The race who conquered the known world...meets the New World. In the last days of the Yuan Dynasty, a visionary Mongol leader struggles to save his command from destruction awaiting Mongols in a convulsing China. A shaman from a northern tribe describes a land of endless prairie and scattered tribes far to the east across frozen seas. Can this be their salvation? Thus begins Book One, The Raven.
Vilkas
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Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Vidas Mykolas' parents came to America as World War II refugees from Lithuania. The poems in Vilkas are about prostitutes in St. Petersburg Russia, the Armenian Holocaust and stickball, reviving dead brothers, Caligula eating pearls, mythical wolves in Baltic forests, dumpster diving, White Nights, ravaged family cemeteries, Mexican bands in Oregon, a pig roast, defiling St. Paul, and other poems.
Karma
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Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
What if Hitler and Churchill fought on two different sides of a long-standing war, playing out generation after generation, over and over again across time? One of these beings seems destined to destroy the other, no matter how the world changes around them, with the stakes growing ever higher with each generation.
There Really Was a Johnny Appleseed
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You set the price! Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Folk legend Johnny Appleseed was a real person, John Chapman, born in Leominster, MA and brought up in Longmeadow, MA. His bursiness plan took him to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana where he set up apple orchards for settlers who were coming, and served as a missionary too. Ted Clarke separates fact from legend in bringing you the true story of this great but mysterious figure.
Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Herman Bylles testamente
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: Swedish. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
På sitt etthundrasjätte levnadsår får Herman Bylle veta att han har en okänd son och dotter. I den åldern har man inte tid att tveka. Beslutsamt dammar han av sitt gamla skrivbord och börjar skriva sitt testamente. Han berättar om sin ungdoms stora äventyr. Om sin resa genom 1920-talets Sverige. Förklarar varför han blev en enstöring. Sätter omsorgsfullt sitt märkliga liv på pränt.
Read Into History: A Roman Tale of 123 B. C. E.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Moving to the city is terrible mistake Paulus knows but what can he do when Father comes back from war and wants to take the whole family to Rome? They have to plan their future (which for us is the ancient past). In Roman Tales you can see what life must have been like.
A Christmas Carol
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Series: The Tunbridge Wells trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
To me, the original story by Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ encapsulates a ghost story, a sci-fi story and a moral. It ‘hits a chord' with me, and if you have a heart, most likely with you too. With very great respect and admiration to Mr Dickens, I had this inner need to 'rewrite' it, update it, as to let ‘modern’ day poor souls digest the moral and spirituality of the prose.
Growth Rings: How We Get Connected
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Growth Rings makes concepts from developmental psychology relevant to peoples’ daily lives. This book describes the eight stages of development and shows how those stages influenced key historical figures. It then links developmental psychology with current legal topics.
Revolutions for Fun and Profit!
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Price: Free! Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Want to start a revolution but don’t know where to begin? This guidebook is for you! Inside, you will find answers to all your questions about revolutions, including: Is it okay for revolutionaries to wear white after Labor Day? Which was more dangerous: the French Revolution or the Dance Dance Revolution? All these questions - AND MORE - will be answered in this revolutionary guidebook!