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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.
Michael Book 2 in the Norah's Children trilogy
By Ann O'Farrell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Irish, orphaned, and abandoned, Michael aged three, is given to strangers who unjustly judge him inferior and pass him on again, this time to an exploitive spinster. The novel explores the meanings of family to a child confused by loyalties to country, (England/ Ireland), and to family, (biological/ surrogate). 'Michael' ultimately celebrates the triumph of character over tragic circumstance.
University Challenge in the 23rd Century
By Mark Lambert
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The near to distant future as seen through the questions on a quiz program.
Conversations
By Poncho Threetrees
Price: Free! Words: 31,400. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are so many good, decent, liberal minded people in this country and the world, who are working hard for real change. This book is not meant for them. It is writen for the brain-dead, flag-waving morons who, through their naivete and ignorance, support and enable Fascist governments, their corporate masters, and the gun-toting lackeys that do their dirty work. Wake up!
Race Against Time
By Sydney S. Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Cynthia Meyers-Hanson. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Who started the Riots? What is Racism? What is Reverse Racism? Is there a bridge to connect the two groups, or are we stuck in Limbo? This YA level book shows real lessons done within the classroom’s walls that may have prevented some of the spread of intolerance on campus and into local neighborhoods.
The Crossing
By Sandra Petro Hart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story that takes place in 1897. Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo, Italy when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family.
Noble Intentions
By Minenhle Nene
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
School teacher, Vuma Sithole, has high hopes and ideals. He aims to be the best husband, father and educator he can be. But being the “best teacher” soon becomes a challenge, for the school at which he teaches is plagued by drug-dealers. In his attempt to help, he unwittingly becomes implicated. As the drama unfolds, Vuma finds he has to make a choice - to feel or to think ...
Brid
By Ron Wingrove
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
a story about a female druid from before the roman invasion of England to the annihilation of the druids on anglesey.
The Translator's Tale
By Stephen Howell
Price: Free! Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1963. An academic’s marriage falls apart because of his narrow and obsessive behaviour. In the hope of being miraculously cured of his naive and concrete thinking he undertakes a journey to Galicia, the Spanish cradle of magical realism. He is accompanied by his daughter who relates their comical progress and deals most effectively with the predations of an unexpected and unwelcome girlfriend.