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La Dottoressa Stranamoressa
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political
“Ogni 24 mila baci le mutande debbono andare in lavatrice, la Boldrini ha scritto a Celentano.” “La Boldrini è trina perchè ci ha fatto un po di sconto." "Per curare l'impotenza che è mancanza di aggressività, subito la Boldrini alla Sanità" Passi di: Michelangelo Giuliani. “La Dottoressa Stranamoressa: Ogni 24 mila baci le mutande debbono andare in lavatrice, la Boldrini ha scritto a Celentano”.
My Mother's Land: Tales and Tastes of Liberia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
When her mother passes away, Dena sets out to Monrovia, Liberia, to uncover her mom’s pre-war life, in a post-war nation. What she finds is a country bursting with natural beauty and idiosyncrasies, feisty yet hospitable family members, dreary rainstorms and mouthwatering cuisine. She soon learns that life in Liberia involves a little bribery, a lot of laughs and a great deal of self-discovery.
Then She Was Born
You set the price! Words: 104,700. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Then She Was Born is more than a novel. It’s an international human rights campaign supported by eleven Nobel Peace Prize laureates, the Dalai Lama and Pope Francis. Based on an inconceivable reality for many in the world today, Then She Was Born combines the drama and redemption of Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner with the spirituality of Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist.
Tahrir
Price: Free! Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Tahrir” is a historical novel about Egyptian revolution. It’s a story about people who strive for changes and protest against the authorities. Set in the midst of the struggle to overthrow Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak, it speaks not just of the struggle for freedom, but of the many individual and very different lives that united to enable it.
Murder for Tea
Series: Cozy Tea Shoppe Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Murder is brewing: While Beatrice Knight Timmons is part witch, the only thing she’s interested in nowadays is tea. But no sooner does she open her tea shop in the small town of Nairobi, someone with a vendetta against young brides murders one. With her best friend’s wedding only weeks away, can Miss Knight stop the murderer while babysitting a monkey? Serving tea has never been so dangerous.
La tierra de las segundas oportunidades
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2017 by Libros de Ruta Ediciones S.L.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fascinante libro de Tim Lewis sobre el ciclismo en Ruanda. Repasa genialmente la historia de un país que se levanta tras la guerra y en el que la bicicleta sirve para cambiar vidas. Como la de Adrien Niyonshuti, ahora corredor del Team Dimension Data. O la del inventor del mountain bike Tom Ritchey o la del primer estadounidense en disputar el Tour de Francia: Jock Boyer.
Ivory Inferno: The Unwatched Black Market
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics
On April 30, 2016, 105 tonnes of ivory were stacked into 11 large pyres, with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, flanked by military security setting the first stack alight. The event had the aim of sending a message to ivory customers around the world – you can’t buy this lot, and you won’t get the next lot either, so you can stop trying. But was the message meaningless?
Roam: The 9 Greatest Trips on Earth
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Where to go? That is the ultimate travel question, and the first answer you need to start planning your next vacation. Roam: The 9 Greatest Trips on Earth provides detailed recommendations and amusing stories for those looking to find the world’s best two-week trips, and is simply an entertaining read for armchair travellers who enjoy jokes about hygiene, beer and uppity camels.
Everlasting: Over the Hill in Malawi
Price: $2.05 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Africa. The only continent I’ve not explored on my own. So off I went, full of ignorance and good intentions, to explore Malawi. But not alone, for Everlasting was by my side from the moment I stepped off the plane in Lilongwe until the day I returned to the airport. We looked for leopards together, took on termites together, survived storms together. And he told stories.
Los ojos del mar - Los Mellizos de Teluria Libro I
You set the price! Words: 85,000. Language: Spanish. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
La joven Fanya, su abuela Simone la curandera, y Malaam, un norteño en su día aquejado por la lepra y que esconde un terrible secreto, encuentran una noche en la playa, herido e inconsciente, a un extraño ser llamado Sharduk, con rasgos tanto humanos como de distintos seres marinos.