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Simon Knox and the Prophecy of Asragur
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"Simon Knox and the Prophecy of Asragur" is a remarkable fantasy adventure which is dedicated to all bookworms throughout the planet who are crazy about dragons and magic. A fantastic story that will lead the reader into a magic world bejond all imaginations. An exraordinary novel, not only for kids. Absolutely worth reading - a book in a class of its own.
Migration: The COMPAS Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
Migration: The COMPAS Anthology is a unique compendium of short articles and poems on the multiple interlinked practices, policies, responses and experiences that make up the phenomenon ‘migration’. Migration experts join with winners from COMPAS’ poetry competition to give their take on migration, ranging from personal reflections to succinct topic overviews.
Invisible
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature
13 essays on the importance of representation in science fiction and fantasy, with an introduction by author Alex Dally MacFarlane. Proceeds from the sale of this collection go to the Carl Brandon Society to support Con or Bust.
The Last Time I Saw Jane
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by eBookPartnership.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Audrey is a journalist living in London. Anonymous in the city she has left her troubled past far behind in Canada. A passionate affair with Jack, and an intense new friendship with Shereen bring uncertainties and confusion and Audrey finds herself drawn into the dramatic story of James Douglas,19th Century pioneer and the first mixed race Governor of British Columbia.
I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
The Great Bicycle Race
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Phillip Host, invents the first nuclear fusion steam driven cycle and his employer tells him the Royal Family expect him to win the Great Bicycle Race from London to South Hampton or the British Empire will fall and the future of Europe will be forever changed. Will Britain rule the road or will the sun set on the empire? An alternate history steam punk adventure.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Achilla The Strong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
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When Achilla Johnson finally meets her estranged father, Brendan Johnson, everything changes; especially her. Achilla The Strong is the first novel of The Nephilim Chronicles written by G. Miller. It is a story about a father's dedication, a daughter's trust, and their will to fight for each other with all of their grit and determination.
Hip-Hopped: My Lyrical Reflections--Lessons on Life, Love and Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This collection of poems (mostly hip-hop influenced and some an homage to my Jamaican roots) is a thank you to the world of hip-hop. Profanity-free, this is a spiritual and uplifting expression that includes thoughts on the meaning of dreams, race, being a woman, and the experiences I've had along the way. Motivational and inspiring, it is call to return to the true origins of the hip-hop genre.
Collective Geinus: The Naming Project
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global), Essay » Sociology
What's in a name? What's in a label? Everything. Collective Genius: The Naming Project by Richard A. Willis explores the names and labels used to describe races, and how they influence how people are viewed, particularly in the black community. In the end, the author challenges the reader think about what black people are called, and look toward a new direction of naming and reclamation!