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Above the Lake:Tuscany, the artist's journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
The artist/fool with one foot suspended above the abyss, never looking to the future as six months morph into twenty years; Cortona, Camelot-like rising above the lake, casting her spell but lurking in the wings is a parallel universe threatening a rude awakening-welcome to the life of the artist.
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 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.
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.
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.
A Mango for the Teacher: Running the Beach and Running a School in Cancun's Early Days
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(4.00 from 1 review)
Deborah, a spirited young teacher of English as a Second Language, flees NYC's ’70 fiscal crisis, heading for Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. Her destination? A small hamlet/construction camp adjoining a spectacular undeveloped beach: Cancún. Hilarious experiences follow harrowing ones as a class for four becomes a school for four hundred. Then come love, adventure and misadventure too.
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.