Books tagged: japan

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The Path of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009 by Peaks Island Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Although they have met just once, at a train station in Japan, Elaine Chieko Packard and Connor McKenzie have been haunted ever since by passionate dreams they cannot control. They determine to resolve the tension between the moral strictures of their religion and their own overpowering emotions by eloping, a decision that triggers an entirely unexpected series of events.
Tokyo Zero
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One man goes to Tokyo to end the world. It goes fairly well. "Cruise wildly imaginative waters where would-be fascist billionaires consort with female assassins, mothers are killed by the Khmer Rouge, plastic surgeons manipulate human DNA, bearded cult leaders levitate on the Tokyo subway, and a superpowerful artificial intelligence employs an irony filter." --TeleRead Review
League of Extraordinary Robots
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Price: Free! Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When the land of theBots and Humans collide there will be a big bang, war ensues for the ownership of the Bots land by a King name Alfred and a powerful wizard by the name of Whisker. Whisker will capture the king's only son Prince Harry,who will inherit his thron and his wars,whisker will use Prince Harry as ransome to get king Alfred to stop the war aganist the land
The Food Boutique
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Yukio was a demented old-school chef with an unhealthy obsession about food wastage.
Hiroshima Sunset
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
In 2007, self-publishing author, Amanda Blackburn accepts an assignment in Japan to help exonerate the name of a former soldier who served in the post-war Australian occupation army in 1946. The soldier’s damning exploits are revealed in a journal written by an unidentified veteran. A tender love story set against the background of Atomic devastation.
Tokyo South
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2009 by Peaks Island Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this largely autobiographical account of the author's two-year proselyting mission to Japan during the late 1970s, a Mormon missionary confronts an overzealous religious bureaucracy and his own growing doubts as the work of preaching the gospel is turned into a cynical game of numbers and spiritual one-upmanship.
Kimonobox
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Have you ever emptied out an old trunk or chest of drawers and looked through family treasure? Charlotte and Tom had a great time looking through their family treasure chest. This story is a wonderful one for introducing young kids to the notion of family history and it has the added element of discussing Japanese culture.
Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
Essential Writings of Buddhism: The Diamond Sutra and the Lotus Sutra
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,020. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Two classic texts of Mahayana Buddhism.
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy is a delightful collection of children stories that taps into their personal inner light to vanquish fear of the unknown (Solar Girl); humorously transforms a common experience from sadness to joy (No Smiling On Wednesdays); breaks stereotypes and teaches earthquake safety in Quake, Shake and Roll; and explores the world of ants and the environment, in As Precious As Gold.