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Nasty Disposition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by KAW Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Goth-girl Carmen is unruly, a liar, and a former juvenile delinquent. Her brother calls her “The Bride of Dracula--with a bad attitude, tattoos, and piercings.” She never met a law she didn’t want to break, and her brother is a cop. But when he’s murdered and police claim he was crooked, she resolves to clear his name--even though it means defying Yakuza gangsters and confronting her painful past.
Gauche the Cellist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Classics
Another gem from the Japanese maestro of storytelling Kenji Miyazawa. Gauche plays the cello in the town orchestra, but he needs to do a lot better if he wants to keep his place. He realizes he is going to have to practice every spare moment if he is going to improve in time for the big concert. But will that be enough? Just when he is getting into his rhythm a visitor drops in - and then another.
Gauche the Cellist and Other Stories
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 2 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland contains four stories by Kenji Miyazawa and one story by Nankichi Niimi. In addition to the title story, this book also includes Kenji's much loved The Restaurant of Many Orders and Niimi's Buying Mittens. A wonderful collection.
10 of the Best Stories from Kenji Miyazawa and Nankichi Niimi
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 5 of Tales from Japan contains all stories from Books 1 - 4, five stories by Kenji, including Gauche the Cellist and The Restaurant of Many Orders (along with his famous poem Ame-ni-mo makezu) and five stories from Niimi, including Gon the Fox.
Gon the Fox and Other Stories
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Nankichi Niimi & Kenji Miyazawa are undoubtedly two of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 4 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland contains four wonderful stories by Niimi and one story by Kenji. In addition to the title story, this book also includes Grandpa's Lamp as well as Kenji's much loved Ame-ni-mo makezu. A truly wonderful collection.
Kenju's Forest Playground & Ame-ni-mo makezu
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book1. Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry
Kenji Miyazawa is undoubtedly one of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 1 of Tales From A Japanese Dreamland is an introduction to Kenji's writing through his well-known poem Ame-ni-mo makezu and the story of Kenju, which can be thought of as an extension of that poem. Note that both these stories can be found in Book 4 & 5 of the series Tales from a Japanese Dreamland.
Buying Mittens
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Series: Tales from Japan, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Nankichi Niimi is undoubtedly one of Japan's most highly regarded writers of fantasy fiction. Book 3 of Tales from a Japanese Dreamland is an introduction to Niimi's writing through one of his most famous children's stories. The highlight of this delightful children's story is the beautiful description of the foxes' journey through the snow covered woods during the middle of the night.
The Restaurant of Many Orders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
This is perhaps the most famous of Kenji's short stories and one of his personal favorites, as it was the title story of his one and only self-published collection of short stories. Two hunters go on a hunting trip in the country and end up completely lost. Luckily they come across what appears to be an extremely popular restaurant…but everything is not as it seems.
Night on the Milky Way Railway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Little J Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
Giovanni is having trouble concentrating at school because he's tired from his part-time job and he doesn't have time to play with any of his friends any more. His local village is getting ready to hold their annual star festival, but Giovanni feels as if he's been left out. But then the most amazing thing happens, and Giovanni finds himself riding on a train heading through the Milky Way.