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African Expectations: Musings from Where I Stand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
African Expectations is a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues retard Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.
Fit for a crown
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Three African women from three different eras are bonded together by a thin, fragile thread. They swim against the tides of their time, each one drawing inspiration from her forerunner as a legacy of true and lasting royalty is passed down from one generation to the next.
Time Will Soon Reveal The Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
When oil was discovered in Forwani, it was considered a blessing. But when the civilian government tasted wealth they got corrupt so things got from better to worst. This prompted a military takeover in a bloody coup d’état and it seemed that things would get better. But they say, money could corrupt even the most holy of holies. They, too, got affected by the corruption virus and ruined Forwani.
Trois noire de Nouvelle Orleans
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
This novel traces the lives of three New Orleans women - CeCe, Sonya, Charlayne – all from disparate backgrounds and experiences, yet intertwined by culture and society. Their stories explore class and intra-racial conflict as the sights and sounds of Crescent City culture swirl around each one - uniting them and ripping them apart.
The Secret of the Tall Dark Stranger
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga
*CAUTION* (If you are prone to nightmares, avoid this title) An evil sorceress, with awesome abilities, puts two childhood friends in the uncomfortable position of trying to stop her from draining away the souls of the neighborhood after each of them has a frightening encounter with one of her monstrous creations.
The Vampire Who Drinks Gospel Music: The Stories of Sacred Flow and Sacred Song
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » General
From darkened movie houses filled with enthusiastic narrators, to the Washington, D.C., campus of Howard University, to covens illuminated by masterful art and hidden in plain sight off the coast of Georgia and outside Ile Ife in West Africa, Sechaba, the Vampire Who Drinks Gospel Music, is haunted by the footsteps of his nemesis, the fearless anthropologist Candace Stallings.
THE UNSUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: Simple English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
The book “Unsuccessful Marriage” is about a marriage which was based on an African socio-cultural heritage where young girls are forced into early marriage at the expense of a proper education. It is believed that the number of wives and children a man has determines his success in the community.
Nothing Comes Close
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: British English. Published: September 21, 2012 by Accomplish Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Confident, sassy career girl, Lola meets cool, handsome, unpredictable hunk, Wole at a party in London. Sparks fly between them, and they get together in a passionate romance. But Wole is not all that he seems, and he is holding back some dark secrets...
Tides of a Black Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Amanabiefori’s dreams are shattered when he is captured and sold into slavery in America. He plans an escape back to his hometown, Africa, for his freedom and “Love” Igoni. His plan is jeopardized when Igoni sets foot in America in search of him. Does everything work out as she planned or are they trapped forever? What did she actually mean when she said she couldn’t live without him?
Epistles Of Poetic Purity
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Series: Universoul, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.