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By Aaron Morgenstern
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: German. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Roman in Form eines Reisetagebuchs. Der versteckte Untertitel ist „Zwischen Ost und West“ oder auf bosnisch „Ispod Istok i Zapad“. Die Reise beginnt im Westen, deswegen heißt das erste Buch „Zapad“ oder der Westen. Der eigentliche Hauptteil heißt „Istok“, der Osten. In diesem Hauptteil ist ein drittes Buch eingebettet, „Ispod“, zwischen oder eigentlich darunter.
Mars Descending: The Fall and Decline of the Human Male
By Kostininchi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Aging Choctaw Indian sage Kostininchi spins a fascinating tale of the past, present, and future histories of Man and Woman. He foresees a future in which the winner of the ultimate battle of the sexes takes all. The battle plays out in stunning point and counter-point dialog between male and female. The turning point is when Man teaches Woman to clone barking oranges in this futuristic saga.
Smoking Mirror Blues
By Ernest Hogan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In a dystopian near-future, an East L.A. Chicano hacker steals a god-simulating program from his Mexico City girlfriend. He uses it to resurrect Tezcatlipoca, the Aztec warrior/trickster god, but the god possesses the hacker's body and goes on a rampage in a futuristic, Hollywood Day of the Dead celebration. It's a mad, post-cyberpunk romp.
Basha, Baby
By Lee Marcus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Throughout her life Basha fought to keep alive that small flame which lit her being. Whether in Toender in Denmark, St. Petersburg in Russia, London in England, Durban, Standerton or Johannesburg in South Africa, Basha’s life has been determined by others.
The Holy Road
By Michael Blake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Eleven years have passed since Lieutenant John Dunbar became the Comanche warrior Dances With Wolves and married Stands With A Fist, a white born women raised as a Comanche from early childhood. With their three children, they live in the village of Ten Bears. But there is unease in the air, caused by violent confrontations with white soldiers who want to drive the Comanche onto reservations.
Dances With Wolves
By Michael Blake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ordered to hold an abandoned army post, John Dunbar found himself alone, beyond the edge of civilization. Thievery and survival soon forced him into the Indian camp, where he began a dangerous adventure that changed his life forever. Relive the adventure and beauty of the incredible movie, DANCES WITH WOLVES.
Soloman
By Steve Wilent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Big John and John Two are “twins,” identical but for the color of their skin. The bonds of their friendship are tested by “the depth of the hatred some whites feel for blacks — of hatred and guilt held in dark fathoms, a murky, engulfing pain and misery and the bitterness and fear it breeds in equal measures.” A confrontation with a violent racist ultimately leads to death.
Devoted
By Laura K Marshall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Big Bull was never without his faithful dog, Chases the Wind. They had proven themselves as great providers of the tribe for many moons. Time moves quickly and Big Bull finds himself in the sunset of his life. But the great sky spirits have one more lesson for Big Bull to teach the young braves.
The Love of a Silver Fox: Folk Tales from Seki CIty
By Darvin Babiuk
Price: Free! Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The collection of Seki City folktales called “The Love of a Silver Fox” became very popular in Seki when originally published in Japanese. Readership and popularity has since spread. This collection was created by local writers who have studied the legends, old tales and fairy tales about and relating to Seki.
Arauco: A Novel
By John Caviglia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1540 the Spanish invaded the land now called Chile, meeting indomitable resistance from the Mapuche. For the first time, Arauco tells this war from both points of view. Its pages include the conquistador, Valdivia, his beautiful mistress, Inés de Suárez … and his scribe, Juan. Abducted by Mapuche and taken to live with the albino shaman, Ñamku, Juan comes to love the Mapuche girl, Raytrayen.
De Eenhoorn van Herkenrode
By Mysterieus België
Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: Dutch. Published: February 20, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Draaiboek en scenario bij een doe-het-zelf pakket voor een interactief toneelspel, een geanimeerde stadswandeling, een stadsspel of een GPS-spel (type schattenjacht) op de abdijsite van Herkenrode bij Hasselt. Onderzoekers zijn het erover eens dat de mythische eenhoorn ooit echt heeft bestaan, en dat het laatste exemplaar hier werd gesignaleerd... Maar waar is de eenhoorn gebleven? En bij wie?
Motivational Stories: Part Seven
By Raja Sharma
Series: Motivational Stories, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
Come With Me From Jerusalem
By Kamal Abdel Malek
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,660. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
"A remarkable story! Come With Me From Jerusalem gives us a compelling look at the complex, human side of what we all too often think of as simple geopolitics. Once you start this book, you won't be able to put it down!" Jeffery Deaver Come with Me from Jerusalem tells the story of Sami, the first Egyptian student in Israel, who falls in love with his Jewish classmate Lital
The Dragon Within His Shadow
By Phyllis Rumore
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 139,510. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
George Choi, of the Golden Dragon Society, rules over a multi-billion dollar empire. Loyalty that he once commanded without question from his Tongs and Gangs has begun to waiver. A traitor from within unleashes his wrath and is not beyond using any means or person in their quest to destabilize Choi and his family. A battle on many levels is to be fought for power, honor and most importantly, love.
The Haunting And Paradise Taxi
By Cynthia Lynn
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The once fun loving big apple city reporter Clarissa Max tells a pink slip remembrance narrative with a serendipitous beginning that ends with a haunting.
Tales from The Painted Door II: Wallace
By David H. Keith
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
An old man, a semi-regular at the Door, walks in one quiet Thursday evening and begins drinking his usual beverage. Normally, he’d just drink quietly by himself, pay, and leave. Not this night. This night he reveals at least part of the reason he is what he is. Does it free him from his ghosts or does it just bring him a moment of peace? Does it really matter?
China, Please Give Me More (Fungus #3)
By Sergio Tell
Series: Fungus, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Nameless Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this latest installment of the Fungus series, Melbourne is to host a gigantic celebration of the anniversary of 200 years of rugby. As the celebration nears, China is called upon to remedy shortages of everything from gum to glasses. And on the day of the rugby festival, Zapata and his team will be called upon to investigate a brutal and confusing incident.
Nisnol Siboal: Two Rivers
By Joseph Bruchac
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Greenfield Review Literary Center III. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Two Rivers is a collaboration that reflects not only our two generations of father and son, but also the flow of language from two different yet deeply connected cultures. The relationships between the European newcomers to the northeast and the Algonquin-speaking first peoples began at least five centuries ago. Poems in both the English and Abenaki language.
Just A Song Before I Go
By Mr. Timothy M Bryant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Makia, a single mother living in the projects on the South Side of Chicago. Joseph Scallettio, retired musician and composer, at peace living out his final days at St. Vincent's Nursing Home. Neither knew of each other... until now. If you enjoyed stories such as ‘The Notebook’ and ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’, you will truly enjoy this poignant love story.
Het iPad van Lange Wapper
By Mysterieus België
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: Dutch. Published: February 14, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games
Dit is het scenario voor een stadswandeling of een stadsspel in Antwerpen, dat zich op diverse manieren laat gebruiken. Zo kunt u deze stadswandeling in uw eentje of met een beperkt gezelschap doen, en daarbij de aanwijzingen in dit ebook volgen. Idem dito voor het stadsspel, waarbij u binnen uw beperkte groepje de vragen probeert te beantwoorden en de opdrachten tot een goed einde brengt.