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At Home in Many Worlds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“At Home in Many Worlds” is a memoir by Sister Jane Fell, a Catholic Medical Mission Sister who devoted nearly 50 years to providing health services primarily to rural communities in emerging nations. Missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Uganda, and the United States are recalled with several photos. Sister Jane’s missions include countries making headlines today.
Running With Kenyans: Heartfelt stories of an American Doctor in Africa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Transmedia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Dr. Andy Baldwin, a US Naval Officer, ironman triathlete, humanitarian, and physician, and star of ABC's The Bachelor, Officer and a Gentleman, chronicles his experience providing health care at a small, rural clinic in Kenya. Dr. Baldwin shares personal photos and an intimate view into the challenges and emotional ups and downs of his inspirational experience.
Ten Christmas Miracles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
This unique collection of short Christmas stories from around the world will delight and touch you with their authenticity and sensitivity. Ten marvellous holiday stories about people as diverse as - a Dutch missionary in africa; a bullied Spanish priest in Rome and a poor young Indian girl given an unexpected Christmas gift. All with a touch of magic, to 'warm the cockles of the heart!'
No Definite Plans: Eleven Stories of Laughter, Love, Travel (Townsend 11, Vol 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Townsend 11 collective of award-winning writers keeps the momentum going with eleven more stories of laughter, love, travel, and imagination. Their third volume, No Definite Plans, muses about routine events spun into chaos, draws wisdom from experience, and delves into novella-style fiction. If you like the adventures in Travelers’ Tales and other anthologies, you'll love No Definite Plans.
Nuts About Shea Butter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cosmetics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Beauty and fashion
Used in African countries for centuries, shea butter has been an ingredient in medicines for the preparation of skin ointments, and to treat inflammation, sunburn, chapping, rashes and more. Written for the consumer and the bath & body products crafter, NUTS ABOUT SHEA BUTTER contains fascinating facts and effective explanations.
I'm Cubby the Lion
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Hi. I’m Cubby the lion. I’m king of the jungle. Well, OK. Right now I’m only a few months old so I guess I’m just a prince. But give me some time. In two more years I’ll be full grown and ready to rule! Come meet Cubby the Lion and read about his life in this humorous book that introduces young readers to what it is like to be a young lion growing up on the African plains.
Ostriches: Flightless Birds of Wonder
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The ostrich is a bird that is as tall as a man. It is strong enough to carry a man on his back in a race! Do you know: How tall is an ostrich? What does an ostrich like to eat? How big is an ostrich egg? Do ostriches bury their head in the sand? Find out what an ostrich looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Bitterness (An African Novel from Zambia)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,180. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » General
This is one of the most realistic and passionate contemporary novels (Julius Chongo Award 2006 for Best Creative Writing) about the life of young people in today's Africa, written by Malama Katulwende, a Zambian poet, novelist, and intellectual. It depicts the political struggle of Zambia's students, and the hope and despair of the book's main character.
Of Lion Paw and Tiger Jaw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Humans may not be the only animals who crave freedom. In these stories, we enter the minds of thirteen wild creatures and the people interacting with them. No anthropomorphizing here--these beasts may be sentient, but they do not think like us. Whether we encounter an eagle nervous about an approaching photographer or a tiger aching to kill a deer, we step through these pages into an alien world.
Life Moves Fast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Emma Dunston, defiant daughter of multi-millionaire industrialist, Jonathan Dunston, has been expelled from another boarding school. Her father's uncontrolled rage at her lack of decorum leads him to incarcerate her in a home for wayward girls, where she fantasizes about shooting him.