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Where's Emma?: A Denali Hawthorne Short Mystery by Lisa Deckert
Price: Free! Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Denali and her friends are enjoying the last camping trip of the summer when six-year-old Emma, a cutie in a pink Barbie jacket, invites herself for s’mores. When Emma goes missing, they pitch in to help in the search. Can they find Emma? -A short story, plus an excerpt from Kidnapped at the Midnight Sun.
Absent Friends ~ The Hidden Dangers of Being an Indian Girl by Mark Helyar
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
Absent Friends places the reality and impact of gender discrimination in the context of daily life in the Himalayan foothills, told through the stories of the girls and women who live there. From the author of Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices, it includes references and links to relevant news stories, publications and online material.
Lance's Travels - Does Cornwall by Lance Leuven
Price: Free! Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 1 review)
"I’ve long possessed a warm fondness for that southwest tip of Great Britain called Cornwall. It’s an exceptional and beautiful place. And in June 2012 I spent a(nother) delightful week travelling around in exploration. This mini book is the story of my trip interspersed with some interesting background topics regarding the unique story of this fascinating place." Lance
The Americas North to South, Part 1: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet by Lisa Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Nothing goes to plan in this modern day family adventure. As the Anderson's leave winter behind and explore the mysteries of the Lost City of the Inca, unbelievable tales are shared with classmates back home. Pack your suitcase, and come along for the ride in Part 1 of Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet, based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Andersons 1 World.
Assisi Walking Adventure Guide by John Litwinovich
Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Each year millions visit Assisi, the home of Saints Francis and Clare, but few experience many of the hidden treasures of the city and the surrounding Umbrian countryside. If you love to walk, explore, learn, discover and appreciate nature's wonders, read this guide and begin your adventures in one of the most inspiring places on earth!
Favorite Experiences in Florence, Italy by Margaret Cowan
Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Margaret Cowan's Favorite Florence Experiences highlights nearly four decades of her journeys to Florence, Italy; including the food, art, architecture and the people. Margaret's company "Italy Cooking Schools" takes people on guided food tours to Italy twice a year. If you've never been to Italy this book will transport you there, and if you have it will bring back wonderful memories.
A Quick Guide to Teaching English in China by Clark Nielsen
You set the price! Words: 6,820. Language: American English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This short, 6500 word handbook is designed to give people wanting to go to China to teach English an idea of what to expect. It covers the differences--the pros and cons--of going to work for a public school versus a training school in China. It will help you decide which one appeals to you more and outlines the visa requirements and qualifications you'll need to work there.
Diablito: On a Mission from Gods by Scott Arthur Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Diablito puts you in the driver’s seat for a spur of the moment, nail biting year-long road trip across Mexico. More than a travel odyssey, you’ll spend months in a hidden ghost town, almost lose it all, find love and melt down on the beach, experience unprecedented kindness and meet a shaman. This novelette is around 14,000 words but you’ll definitely get some mileage out of Diablito.
The Highway One Travel Companion - Introductory Sections by David Taylor
Series: Highway One Travel Companion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
Looking to do more than get from A to B on your Aussie road trip? At over 14,500km, Australia's Highway One is the world's longest national highway and one of the GREAT road trip adventures. In the famous tradition of great Route 66 road trips, travel with the Highway One Travel Companion and its unique "red route" system to see all the best attractions this unforgettable drive has to offer.
Yes China! An English Teacher's Love-Hate Relationship with a Foreign Country by Clark Nielsen
You set the price! Words: 86,490. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Yes China! is a funny, self-deprecating, and brutally honest travelogue/memoir about teaching English in modern China. The author, an American fish out of water, shares a unique perspective on the Chinese classroom as well as what it's like growing up post Mormonism and how living abroad helped him overcome those insecurities.
Desert Drive: A zine about crossing the Sahara by Phiona Stanley
Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of a 2011/2012 road trip from Spain to Gambia, part of the Plymouth-Banjul Banger Rally. In it, I talk about all kinds of stuff: Western Sahara separatism, the Chinese mafia in Nouakchott and the slippery 'fixers' we dealt with along the way. There's also a poo story. I don't talk all that much about cars because I don't understand them, but I do talk about how I tried to learn.
Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life 1 - Sentences Phrases Words by Hongyang（Canada）/ 红洋（加拿大）
Series: Chinese Conversation in Everyday Life -- Sentences Phrases Words, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever been in a situation where you feel frustrated because you are unable to express yourself in Chinese? This book can help you overcome the challenges of learning Chinese by providing you with necessary words, phrases, and sentences that can be applied to various real-life situations.
My Thai Eye by Edwin Tipple
Series: My Thai Eye. Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A wry look at Thai life by British ex-pat, Edwin Tipple. In his many extended visits to Thailand, he never ceases to be amazed by ordinary Thai people: the way they organise things - like the way they travel - their kindness and outlook on life. All, except one, of the twelve short tales in this book are amusing experiences you're unlikely find in any travel guide.
Touring Washington DC by Carrie Cook
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Gregath Company, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book was originally compiled in the mid-1990s as a complement to a genealogical research and sight-seeing trip provided by our company. Overviews from general safety tips and using the metro to packing check list and places of interest both on and off the National Mall are included.
Crab Boy's Ghost, Gullah Folktales from Murrells Inlet's Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry by Lynn Michelsohn
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Beware the Shrieking Droll!--a young boy, lost forever to a fierce sea creature, whose ghost now haunts the maze of Brookgreen marshes. Then enjoy the antics of friendlier animal residents from nearby Waccamaw swamp: Brother Frog, Rabbit, and Gator, each trying to outwit the other. Four charming Gullah folktales (5,000 words, 5 images) from the longer collection, "Tales from Brookgreen."
All That Blarney - A Tour of Ireland by Davina Penny
Price: Free! Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(3.00 from 1 review)
Follow the exploits and adventures of an English girl who decides to make a holiday out of a wedding invite to Ireland. Laugh along with the Irish as they laugh at themselves. Wonder at how they managed to ever pass a driving test in the more rural outreaches. Realise it isn't called the Emerald Isle for nothing - it really does rain - A LOT. Experience the quirkiness of an Irish wedding.
Canada - When The Lights Go Out by Davina Penny
Price: Free! Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Touring Ontario and parts of Quebec in Canada provide a life experience that is not easily forgotten - particularly when you are caught up in a blackout the likes of which North America hasn't seen before. This is a light hearted diary style entry of the daily events as they occurred. Think of Bill Bryson and his quirky take, but mix in with that, a healthy dose of female ditziness.
Best of Blog in France by Stephanie Dagg
Price: Free! Words: 58,940. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Five years ago in 2006 we left our large, brand new house in Co. Cork, which we’d built ourselves, for a two-hundred-year-old hovel in Creuse, France. Why, oh why? We wanted to change our lives and we've certainly done that. I began my blog detailing our experiences in 2009 and it's become very popular. Here's a selection of entries from its first two years arranged January to December.
In the Land of the Brother Leader by Michael J. Totten
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Libya's Moammar Qaddafi ran one of the most terrifying police states in the world before an armed rebel movement tore his repressive regime apart. In the Land of the Brother Leader is award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten's alterately humorous, creepy, and occasionally touching portrait of a brutalized nation just a few short years before the end of an era.
The Sinai Bedouin: a photographic journey by Zoltan Matrahazi
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Sinai is a barren and inhospitable - but very diverse and stunningly beautiful - desert wilderness inhabited by nomadic Arab tribes, the Bedouin. Most of them are from the Arabian Peninsula originally, arriving in several waves before and after the Arab conquest. The Bedouin are now at a crossroad. This little ebook shows glimpses of their life and natural environment through 40 images.