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Toad and the Miracle at Croco Lake
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
There is a problem at Croco Lake. The exit channel to the river is blocked by a landslide and it only needs more heavy rain for the whole of the surrounding area to be flooded, including the local village. Toad however has a plan but can all the creatures be saved? And will they be in time? A second book in the series set in Africa in the 1930s.
AUTO-CRITIQUE NEGRO
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: French. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Educational
POUR AVANCER IL FAUT S'AUTOCRITIQUER
Rip Current: A Surfers Tale of Survival
Price: Free! Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It is spring tide in Jeffreys bay and Matt is on his way to surf some of the biggest waves of the summer. Tracey is a girl that Matt works with and has fancied for a long time. As Matt is catching the biggest wave of the day he sees her getting washed off the rocks dragged out to sea in a rip current. With darkness approaching and the threat of Great White Sharks Matt has to try and save her.
Load Of Mercy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017 by Balancing Rocks Publications Limited. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
A teenage girl struggles to keep her head above the water. Raise up in a rural African village as an only child, she has a future full of hope. It all changes one afternoon when she is sacrificed by those she trusts, sending her life on a tailspin. Against the odds, life must go on, if she can bear it.
Melanin Is Worth More Than Gold
Pre-release—available May 8, 2017. Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global), Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Melanin is worth over $350 a gram more than gold. This book explores the meaning and ramifications of the aromatic biopolymer and organic semiconductor that makes Black people black being so valuable. It also takes a look at the implications for human development as a result of the change in awareness that accompanies the truth it conveys.
Brenda's Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Brenda Apio is a successful wildlife ecology professor. However, her love life has not fared as well as her career. During a research trip, Brenda meets Ryan Odongkara, a career soldier. The attraction between them is mutual and undeniable. But they live in different countries and none of them is willing to relocate. What will it take to bring this two together?
The Rorkes Drift North
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,090. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This entertaining memoir is set in Gatooma (Kadoma) during the time the country Zimbabwe was still known as Rhodesia. It is largely an account of a family history that touches on the lives of so many others and their memories.
Imani
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the Sagonsa National Park in Mozambique, the elephants remember. They remember decades of civil war. They remember the slaughter of their herds. And they remember what to do at the sound of gunfire.
The Exile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,590. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
The Exile begins in the Northern Region of Ghana. Tani, the daughter of a royal Abudu chieftain and beautiful Andani mother, is caught in the crossfire between the two feuding Gates. Raised in a village steeped in superstition, Tani is branded as evil after her beloved mother is accused of disloyalty. Nine-year-old Tani is exiled from her family and home, and struggles to survive as a street child
The Girl With One Friend (The Factory Girl Trilogy #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,440. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Alternative history
With the diabolical agents of the Clockwork Garden on their trail and Sir Tantalus Blackmore's crooked men closing in, Kora and her friend Erasmus Darwin must survive from day to day and try to uncover the monstrous plots surrounding them. A breathtaking adventure through an alternative Edwardian Britain and beyond, where clockwork automata and their makers threaten to change the world forever.