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The Peranakan Princess
Series: Sherlock Hong, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Book 2 of the Sherlock Hong series. Place: Singapore. When: the year 1891. Sherlock Hong discovers the truth about an astonishing Peranakan legend involving Princess Hang Li Poh and her magical Book of Secrets!
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 2: Nomad
Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Essay » Literature
This second volume of author and photographer C. Patrick Neagle's series is bigger and better, containing 36 travel-sized essays and 30 photographs from around the globe (but mostly from Arabia, Asia, and the Mediterranean). Filled with humorous and sometimes thoughtful commentary, these essays may help you avoid moped gangs in Europe, dive for pearls in Bahrain, and ride elephants in Malaysia.
Story 1: Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel
Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Realty Reality
Price: Free! Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Since the 1997 Asian financial crisis, property markets have greatly developed through the years. Asian governments have improved the financial stance associated with the structure of housing finance, allowing more access to a diverse range of mortgages products.This handbook presents 27 interviews with some of the leading players in the real estate market in Asia to help you understand the market
Sorcerers And Cigarettes: Falling Off the Map in Burma
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,850. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
What would you do if you found staring up at an assault rifle in the jungle reaches of one of the most isolated countries on earth? In this funny, thoughtful, bone-breaking account, Daniel Isaac Combs brings us to the edge and back again in modern Myanmar, revealing just what life is like in a country in the midst of profound and historic change.
Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man! The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh! Find out more about thses strange and wonderful animals in this book!
No Greater Love: A Family's Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
This is a nonfiction, personalized story of a daughter’s journey starting with her family and childhood in a rural town in Southeast Asia in the throes of World War II. It describes her parents’ determination and struggles to send their children to college and ends with her caregiving experiences and insights that baby boomers and caregivers of their loved ones could benefit from.
World Atlas - Continents & Oceans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
Africa, the Americas, Antarctica, Asia, Australia together with Oceania, and Europe are considered to be Continents. The term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided. The book contains outstanding maps that help children learn the continents and oceans of the world.
The Umbrella Man
Series: The Inspector Samuel Tay Novels, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The first bomb cracked the Hilton like an egg; the second gutted the lobby of the Marriott; and the third peeled the front off the Grand Hyatt. Three massive explosions, all at American hotels in the heart of the city, and all within a few horrifying seconds. Hundreds are dead and thousands are injured. Singapore is bleeding.
Elephants: The Kings of the Land
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Elephants, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
Elephants are the largest animal that lives on land. They are HUGE! A male elephant can stand 12 feet (3.75 metres) tall at the shoulders. It can weigh up to 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). That means one elephant can weigh as much as 13 small trucks! Elephants have four very strong legs. Their legs are like posts. Find out more about these huge animals in this 15-minute book!