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Church of the Old Mermaids
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,760. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Myla Alvarez tells stories of the Old Mermaids who were washed ashore onto the New Desert when the Old Sea dried up near Tucson, Arizona. Myla finds sustenance and meaning in their lives and stories. But she worries that Homeland Security may discover the undocumented immigrants she harbors at the Old Mermaid Sanctuary. A tale of redemption, love, compassion, and mystery.
Dr Markham's Antipodean Voyage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Too sensitive to be published in its day this Journal has taken five generations and some 170 years to surface for publication in its full glory. On the 28th of June 1841 Dr Thomas John Markham left Liverpool England on board the 467 ton Ship, Livingston. Dr Markham had left his home and family in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to be the Ship’s Surgeon Superintendent on the voyage.
Sirens and Grey Balloons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The life of a small boy living in a London suburb which sustained heavy damage from enemy bombing where over a hundred of its citizens were killed and only ten percent of its buildings survived the war unscathed. He recalls the terror of lying in a cupboard under the stairs as the Luftwaffe bombed his suburb and later devastation caused by V1 flying bombs and long range V2 rockets.
A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
No erotica in this collection, despite the title! Just tales of people getting filthy mad at each other, commiting dirty deeds out of greed, lust or jealousy, and generally a whole swag of grubby goings-on. Some are filled with wry humour, others will make you laugh out loud, and some are filled with pathos. Adventure, mystery, smiles and history, there's something for everyone in this collection!
Ice Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Fiction. This short novel would be suitable for readers aged 12 and older. Feeling cold and detached, members of the McLaren family cross paths with some inspiring people and find a way to face challenges and refresh life. A grandmother's 70th birthday celebration thaws out their lives.
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 287,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story is told through the eyes of travelling cats and shows that every country exercises discrimination against some of its citizens. The nature of discrimination may subtly change and vary from one country and situation to another in both shape and form, but it will always be present. Discrimination shows its ugly face most in issues of race, sexism, religion, culture, disability and colour.
Little Known Tales in Oklahoma History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Oklahoma is a young state but its history goes back to the 1540s. Oklahoma Territory was originally planned as an area for the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians. Pressure from white settlers forced the government to open up the territory to settlement.
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
The White Album
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Australia, 1975. The Maskells are struggling to build a new life. It is a time of dramatic change for Keith, whose fumbling attempts to forge a relationship with Jenny, a girl at his school, is coloured by the slow freezing of his parents’ marriage. At a party Keith meets Marina. Both sensual and assertive, she takes a liking to Keith, refusing to take no for an answer.
How To Write ESOL Materials
Series: Training Course For ELT Writers. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2015 by ELT Teacher 2 Writer. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
In this title the author considers the specific characteristics of ESOL teaching and learning settings, and explores the implications of these for the development of learner-centred resources. The main approach to materials development takes the context-specific needs of learners as the starting point, and will be relevant to ESOL practitioners working with refugees and migrants.