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For Love or Money
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,210. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Judy Blazer is stuck in a wait staff job. She hears about the Sugar Daddy website, where she can contract with a wealthy man for once-a-week fun and recreational sex. But why stop at one Sugar Daddy? Double, triple, quadruple the money. One Daddy is a rich, minister trying to avoid eager congregation members. Adventure soon follows.
Panda of the Great Wall Ebook
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Series: Eco Children's Stories, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
James and his little sister Joy were enjoying their visit to China. After exploring Harbin’s rich cultural sites, the children travel south by train. While visiting the Great Wall of China, James, Joy and their friend Hūan Hūan meet a little panda. Will the children be able to help their new friend Sau find his way home?
The New China: Contemporary Life & Governance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
this book introduces the reader to contemporary life and governance issues in china. It is especially directed at students and adult learners who want a basic understanding of the “new china” of the 21st century.
Say Goodbye to Everything
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This is a story of how honest, positive-thinking, hard-working, capable people come into conflict with our over-regulated western society. It will be of interest to anyone who would like to escape from a world in which human rights matter more than common humanity, safety matters more than adventure, bureaucracy matters more than romance, and the nanny state tries to control everything.
Guardian
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Sixteen-year-old orphan Jin struggles to provide for her younger brother by working in a cannery and dabbling in thievery on the side. When Jin's most recent acquisition shows signs of being spirit-occupied, she needs to offload it in a hurry, but her buyer has gone missing and the rescue attempt quickly turns personal--the kidnappers have Jin's brother. A contemporary fantasy novelette.
The Illustrated Tao Te Ching
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
An illustrated version of James Legge’s translation of the Tao Te Ching or ‘Canon of the Way of Virtue’, with an introduction to the ‘Old Master’ Laozi, and a short biography of Legge. 11,000 words, 88 high quality images
The Illustrated Book of Tea
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Coffee & Tea
An illustrated version of Okakura Kakuzo’s classic ‘The Book of Tea’ with an introductory biography of Okakura and a chapter on ‘Tea - The Serviceable Herb’. 22,000 words, 75 contemporary and historical images
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
Shen Ji and the Celestial
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Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
XX-XY Holdings Ltd is New Shanghai's largest producer of vat grown human flesh, strictly for off-world sale to the alien races known as the celestials. Shen Ji has her own reasons for joining XX-XY but makes a shocking discovery during a routine meeting. One of the celestials is human.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume I: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1945 -1947 - Atomic Age Problems, Postwar Bases, Western Hemisphere Defense, China Standoff
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,500. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Established during World War II to advise the President regarding the strategic direction of armed forces of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) continued in existence after the war and, as military advisers and planners, have played a significant role in the development of national policy.