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Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Riveting first-hand accounts from widows in seven African countries, many young with young children, exposing their desperate circumstances and courage. 'In tune with the African way of telling stories. Once I started reading, it was hard to put down.' From the Introduction by Emily Onyango of Kenya.
Luna Dark: Book 3 of the Luna Cycle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,110. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The trilogy ending part of the Luna Cycle. Celeste Nix is finishing up college at the Evergreen State College. Together, she and Haruki are trying to figure out what they want to do with their lives. New characters and old push them in different directions. What kind of life should they live? Selfish, honorable, fearful, or something of their own choosing? Luna origins are revealed.
We See a Different Frontier: a postcolonial speculative fiction anthology
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by Futurefire.net Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Sixteen speculative stories on the themes of colonialism and cultural imperialism share the experience of being the silent voices in history and on the wrong side of the final frontier; their fantasies of a reality in which straight, cis, able-bodied, rich, anglophone, white males don’t get to tell us how they won every war; their revenge against the alien oppressor settling their “new world".
The Phone Rang in the Middle of My Shower
Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(4.00)
From the time Tony's phone started ringing when he was having a shower, it is a story with incidents and surprises that you'll never expect even in your wildest imagination. Dan, Chris, Aini and her baby daughter Sara are the main characters who keep the unusual journey ticking. You are rest assured the enjoyment of reading every bit of the novel.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
600 African Proverbs
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A list of wise words in the form of African proverbs from across the different tribes and nations of the continent.
An African Odyssey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160,600. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peter Winton sets out alone on a 10,000 mile journey around Africa. He travels the hard way overland, encountering astonishing hardship and poverty, but also some of the most extraordinary natural wonders on the planet. On an odyssey into the unknown, where chance encounter is everything and where contentment and joy are found in the ordinary, the everyday, and the most unexpected of places.
Boobies, Baobabs and Bot Flies. Experiences of a ‘foreigner’
Price: $9.55 USD. Words: 105,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by PubliBook Ireland. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This book will entertain you; make you laugh; inform you; and, sometimes, make you squirm. It is a book that can be dipped into when you have a few spare moments and take you on amazing adventures to the ends of the earth.
The Demon Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00)
In a supernatural thriller that journeys from the killing fields of Africa to the quiet Boundary Waters of Northern Minnesota, Datta spins a terrifying story about the spiritual forces—both real and supernatural—that incite the basest, bloodiest and most frightening of human behaviors.
A Walk Around Audubon
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 109,650. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Humor & comedy
Come join me on a walk around Audubon. Walk right into the lives of four very eccentric characters. You’ll first meet five-foot Hester and his wife six-nine Mavis. Along the way, you’ll also be introduced to their good friend and boarder, Tallulah. Although originally from West Africa, she’s lived in the United States for many years and still struggles in her quest to learn how to drive.