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Japanese in Depth vol.1
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is vol.1 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
The Fez
Price: Free! Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
One day, Dave wakes up on the alien planet Glix and hopes it won't change him. One week later, the only person he can relate to is a celestial Chicken.
The Spider In My Den
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / New Experience, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Prejudice & Racism
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In her endearing new children's book, "The Spider In My Den" author Rebecca Crosdale tells the story of a spider who likes to spend time with humans. Through her positive portrayal of the friendly spider and her personal comparison to people who are generally outcast in society. Crosdale aims to gain the sympathy of skeptical readers.
The Other Side of the Moon
Series: Love Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 18,620. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Other Side of the Moon is about forbidden love. An American white couple adopts a black infant, Thomas, in Kenya, and later have a daughter of their own, Kim. Thomas and Kim fall in love and, because of it, suffer pain and indignities. They also make an explosive discovery about their births. Not deterred by anything, they self exile themselves to Mexico to protect themselves and their love.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 28
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A young Chinese boy has to decide what visa to apply for so he can stay in New Zealand. His decision makes him the youngest person to gain an Investor Visa in New Zealand and his father transfers a huge amount of money to him to invest. His father is too busy to help him so he has to make all the applications and investment decisions himself! Was he successful?
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 27
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 27” a bright young Chinese boy chooses to go overseas instead of following his father into law and become a Judge. He is given an ultimation or is it a threat? His hard work leads him to rapid promotions but his nativity leads him to his greatest failure – or his greatest learning! What did he learn? Check it out.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 21
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00 from 1 review)
In “Year 21” a teacher talks separately with three young Japanese girls who have the same culture but are experiencing different challenges. One has escaped her family restrictions and the second is trying to escape the anger of the upset from breaking up with her boyfriend while the final girl has escaped from the fear of family work commitments.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience – Learn) - Year 18
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is the second story. It is more raw and deals with a challenging subject, but it is what happened. Many women will have faced this dilemna so check it out and see if you agree with the lesson learnt!
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 24
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 24” an attractive, well educated, unmarried Chinese girl has a good job, her own home, but no boyfriend. Has being born a twin or being too successful or being a “left-over woman”, affected her life? What has she learnt? Check it out.