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Progresso in marcia
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Price: Free! Words: 38,700. Language: Italian. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
C’è progresso e progresso. Quello tecnologico è neutro, né buono né cattivo: dipende dall’uso che se ne fa. E poi c’è il Progresso, con la “P” maiuscola, il trionfo dell’umanità orgogliosamente protesa verso la propria autoaffermazione, la propria autodeificazione, che culminerà nell’anticristo. Da quel “Progresso” Dio ce ne scampi e liberi.
Time Will Reveal
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Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
1985: Jessica Chou is at the biggest dance of the season and she's got the attention of two men: the cute pre-med gymnast with the hot, flexible bod and the sweet nerd with surprising dance moves. Her choice will have repercussions felt a decade later. Short story prequel to the novel CHOPSTYX.
Tell A Thousand Lies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,040. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Shortlisted for the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia award. 'Tell A Thousand Lies' tells the story of two sisters - one dark skinned, one not - caught in the web of deceit and betrayal.
Towers to Nowhere
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?
The Wayward Moon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seventeen-year-old Rahel is on the run in ninth-century Iraq. Disguised as a boy and equipped with only her wits, she struggles to master her fate.
The Town That Moved To Mexico
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The small towns of Hinchvill, CA, and La Lacrimosa, Mexico dispute ownership of a small strip of land on th border between them. When an earthquake causes a bizarr landslide, and several of the houses in Hinchvill end up in La Lacrimosa's Town Square, the minor dispute becomes an international incident.
Pink Blancmange
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
How does the arrival of a stranger in a small northern town affect the lives of the local residents? Can a wife swap possibly work? Do fairies really exist? How does love find a grumpy old man? How does a museum guide escape a randy chav? Love, humour, compassion and tragedy all combine to make a readable novel.
Raven's Eye View
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Raven's Eye View is a first nations story about the Creator and its companion the Raven. The Raven is sent out to find the perfect space where life could flourish. As the Raven sits back and waits for the Creator to form the stars and planets in new galaxies, a newborn planet becomes vulnerable to the very sky that is suppose to protect it from explosions of space birthing.
Russian Jews Don’t Cry
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 295,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story is written as told by a young man in his twenties bouncing as a loose boat around the world, trying to find his place in it. He hits the biggest jackpot of his life and lets it go away so easy. If reality can turn into bizarre fantasy and the fantasy can morph back into reality, then a twilight transition may exist somewhere on the way.
Al garete
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,400. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 1 review)
Al garete es una narrativa contemporánea de la vida de un hombre común, Mario Quintanilla Rodríguez, la cual se nutre de historia y ficción, y trata de rescatar relatos de un pasado que reafirman la cultura y definen la identidad de un pueblo del noroeste de Puerto Rico. Nace en 1968 y crece en un pueblito donde sus residentes aspiran al primer mundo, pero viven muy cómodos en el tercero.
Ring of Fire; Or: Antumbra of a Wintered Empire
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Manu is constantly in love with the wrong person. He runs around a twenty-first century America looking in all the wrong places. An immigrant in a strange land, he goes daydreaming on airplanes and buses, aimless and lost. Looking for work in all the wrong places, Manu dreams the American dream. Is he the enemy? he wonders, running in the long shadow of the violent birth of this Global century.
Barba Yianni ~Uncle Blood Sucker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
In the Greek islands, a vrycolakos is a vampire. Unlike the Transylvanian kind,a vrycolakos is often hard to tell from the person they were when alive. They can be distinguished by two things: their prey is usually a family member, and their dessicated bodies make a drum-like sound when struck. The niece of a vrycolakos tells of her narrow escape from her uncle ... or not!
Bullying ... Period.
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bullying … ever witness this before? Perhaps, you didn’t know the person that it happened to … or maybe it was a friend … or a relative … or just maybe, it happened to you.
The Between Times
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Katmoran Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
What if we as a society took a cultural, social, and economic step backward? The Between Times is that rare book that will pull you into a dark world, and bring you to the brink of what could be.
Run Away from The Tiger, Face The Crocodile
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Series: Isaan Black Magic. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Thai Diamond Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Martin headed for Thailand, leaving behind his former, self destructive, alcoholic self, James. The last person he expected to see was Rene, especially not one who had descended into drink and drugs. Together they headed for a temple to be cured of their addictions. The temple wasn’t a temple. The big question was whether Isaan Black Magic could cure them. Would the Master succeed?
Quintet: Doctor Banner's Garden: Family Agendas: Ambition: The Ultimate Success: A Son's Father, A Father's Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of five novellas: DOCTOR BANNER'S GARDEN, FAMILY AGENDAS, AMBITION, THE ULTIMATE SUCCESS, A SON'S FATHER, A FATHER'S SON
Lethal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An international thriller where secrets from the past threaten the future. When Leon Garrick negotiates a ransom, he does not know his client harbors a deadly secret: a program to develop racially targeted viruses. From the North of Spain to the heart of Washington, the characters are united by the common goal of justice, but face an enemy who cannot let the secret be revealed.
The oranges of Dubai
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Price: Free! Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Paolo Manfredi is an affirmed paediatric surgeon who lives and works in Paris. Born in Torre dell'Isola, a town not too far from Palermo, after high school he left Sicily, a land then upset by serious upheavals, to pursue his ambitions. After thirty years, he comes back with his wife and his children to celebrate his fiftieth birthday, and to retrace the steps of a brusquely interrupted...
40 Tage 40 Nächte
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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
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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.