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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.
Sara & Habeel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of two protagonists, Sara and Habeel, but it is also the story of a tribe who have lived in one area for generations, but forced by a changing climate that affects both them and their livestock. They must make a brave decision to leave all that they knew behind them and journey to another land where they can build a new life.
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.
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: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
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.
The Phone Rang in the Middle of My Shower
Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
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.
We See a Different Frontier: a postcolonial speculative fiction anthology
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by 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".
Luna Dark: Book 3 of the Luna Cycle
Price: Free! 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.
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.
The Poet in the Poem
Price: Free! Words: 24,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A collection of over 250 poems that reflect on man as the poet and the actor who handles the helm of his affairs, on a timed cruise. His abilities compose and steer his story, as his capabilities and fate enables him. It encapsulates the essence of poetry, using eloquent words to convey the poet’s thoughts and experience. The poet mans the helm, and the cruise is his composed poem.
The Reserve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Luke Merritt is director of the Kigogo Wildlife Reserve, in the jungled heart of the Congo River Basin. When a guide is mysteriously killed, Merritt embarks on a dangerous journey into the Reserve, uncovering a crime that could have grave impact around the globe. A frantic chase through the interior will decide Merritt’s fate, and for millions of people, life lies in the balance.