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Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There is nowhere in the world quite like it...Once the domain of explorers and climbers, the Everest Himalaya of Nepal is now a popular trek. Jonathan Mitchell tells you all you need to know to prepare, plan and pull off an amazing trek to the foot of Mount Everest through the Himalayan foothills from Kathmandu. Detailed info on equipment, lodges, transport and the best trails and viewpoints.
Hold the Dog!: 16 Days in Mongolia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,370. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2005, Jack Fisher set out to travel from Hong Kong to Berlin over land. It was supposed to be all about China, Russia and the Trans-Siberian railway. Mongolia just happened to get in the way: a necessary stamp in the passport. But five years on, it wasn't the four months in China or Russia that brought pen to paper, but 16 unscheduled days in Mongolia. This is the story of those 16 days.
Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Turkmenbashi's Land of Fairy Tales is a $50,000,000 amusement park in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It was meant to be Central Asia's answer to Disney Land but fell somewhat short of expectations.
Riding Solo: Recollections in Western Taiwan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Riding Solo: Recollections in Western Taiwan is a detailed summary of the many encounters that Xuyun Zeng experienced while biking through the many lonely roads on his quest from the south of Taiwan to Taipei. What started as a holiday turned out to be one of the most emotionally-wrenching trips that is filled with experiences from the outright bizarre to unexpected.
The Storybearer: In the Realm of the Flower Phoenix
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,010. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
The Storybearer: revolves around an ancient Chinese scroll book –The Flower Phoenix. The first three panels of the Flower Phoenix scroll-book were originally created by the Tang Dynasty’s greatest poet – Li Bai and one of the dynasty’s greatest artists – Wu DaoZi for the legendary beauty they both loved.
A Little Help from Our Friends
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps
An illustrated history of America's effort to improve the speed of international mail communication mail by using European air carriers during the pioneer era of air mail development, 1921-1939. The book looks at cooperative agreements with Britain, France, the Netherlands and others to carry mail from Americans to Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia.
Thailand Old Hand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Peter Jaggs has the unerring ability of being able to blunder into a good story wherever he travels in Asia.
Bangkok Noir
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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This first ever noir anthology of Bangkok, twelve seasoned and internationally known—Thai and Western—writers have come together to make a powerful collection of crime fiction short stories that portray the dark side of this Asian metropolis where the lives of most citizens seem as far away from heaven as its Thai name Krungthep is distant from its meaning—City of Angels.
Decisions, Decisions
Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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A short devotional on trusting God and abiding in Him
Live Cheap - Die Cheap
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Live Cheap, Die Cheap, a world where drugs, violence, money and corruption go hand in hand, it will induce tears of sadness and tears of laughter; you will be shocked and appalled, amazed and inspired; you will propel from admiration and respect and end up reeling in disgust. But ultimately, you will feel.