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The Elephant Chaser's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When you are a female born into a poor Indian family, the odds are already stacked greatly against you. The human drama captured in this memoir is nothing short of amazing – the struggle between the two worlds of one’s existence. Written with raw honesty and grit, this is a deeply moving memoir of a young woman confronting her ‘untouchable’ status and her aspirations for a good future.
The Anthropocene Chronicles part II
Series: Anthropocene Chronicles. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: British English. Published: October 13, 2017 by From The 3rd Story Productions ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
second half of a two-part collection of short stories told from the perspectives of individuals who live in a future dystopian world controlled by Artificial Intelligence.
What Babasaheb Ambedkar Means to Me
Price: Free! Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017 by The Shared Mirror. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The collection of essays in this book captures the writers’ thinking on visions for a better and just world through their engagement with Babasaheb Ambedkar. As an eminent writer, thinker, statesman and a formidable symbol of resistance, he occupies a position of highest integrity. It is a book that will make readers think with the writers: Is Ambedkar an idea or an ideal?
Rabindranath Tagore
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Through the life of one person events of an era may be revealed.This is the case with Rabindranath Tagore, a man whose influence lasted long after his life was complete.Tagore won a Noble Prize and was knighted by King George V. Designed for young readers, this biography entertains and informs.To read about Tagore is to learn about an epoch. Included are many vivid photos and a brief study guide.
Aum Beep Beep:Lifting The Lid On Hinduism
Price: Free! Words: 99,120. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
Aum Beep Beep tells the true story of Hinduism. This irreverent, controversial and hilarious book charts the author's journey from belief to disillusionment as he begins to understand the truth behind the much lauded scriptures of Hinduism. This rational critique provides a refreshing antidote to those pervasive accolades and reveals the shocking truth about the origins of Hinduism.
Laryn Rising
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 152,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Laryn and her sisters must leave the Earth's Federation or face permanent separation. Determined to stay together they board a colonial transport ship heading for the planet of Nequam, knowing nothing about the pastoral world of their fellow colonists—or about marriage, which will shortly be required of them. Amidst the onslaught of unforeseen challenges Laryn strives to find peace and acceptance.
Monkeys and Political Leaders – The Seven Rules to Every Human-Simian Society
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
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After I moved to the northern jungles of Malaysia, I watched, observed, and studied from the safety of my window a troop of long-tail macaque monkeys in their natural habitat.
Kingsley Calendar's Experiment in the Field
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » General
A determined billionaire takes people from refugee camps in the poorest areas around the globe and brings them to the U.S. to live in a grand humanitarian experiment that finds him strung from a tree, bloodied by the Taliban, haunted by an albino African witch then kidnapped by a homeless man with a tattoo on his butt that reads 'No Embalming'.
Jhyoti: Planetside
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Specialist Jhyoti sen Chandar, exoanthropologist on the Alliance ship Solar Wind, thought she had left behind the harsh caste system of her home planet. Unfortunately, it followed her aboard in the person of Engineer Parma sen Harpar: young, hostile and with a secret that will endanger both women.
Destitution
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 125,150. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Life in lower class as offspring of a notorious thief was simple for the Quartar daughters until accidental mishaps with the other classes of society turn their dirt poor lives around for worse and better. Before they know it they are wrapped in the grandest scandal their country of Galli has ever seen. The kingdom of Cretaine is trying to overthrow the corrupted kingdom of Galli.