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As Ondas Gigantes da Nazaré
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Water Sports
...a família decidiu ir dar um passeio à Nazaré, Vila Piscatória na costa central portuguesa...,...para se ver na Praia do Norte, a serem surfadas, as ondas gigantes da Nazaré, conhecidas internacionalmente!
Normal Calm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016 by Gary Stevens. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Amina is an Arab American woman attending one of the best universities in the US. During the spring of her junior year, Amina is raped by one of her friends, making her essentially unmarriageable in the eyes of her parents and, possibly, the entire Arab community. Deciding to forgo love, Amina focuses on her career. Things change, however, when her best friend introduces her to Mazin.
ミッション峠の冒険家
Pre-release—available November 24, 2016. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 620. Language: Japanese. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
台湾系アメリカ人二世であるジャスリーンとマイケルは、景色の素晴らしいミッション峠をハイキング中、お互いに相反する価値観を持っていることに気づく。 「ミッション峠の冒険家」はカリフォルニア州イーストベイ (サンフランシスコ・ベイエリア) を舞台に、アメリカで産まれた台湾系アメリカ人二世が全く違う西洋と東洋の文化の板挟みになりながらも、それぞれどのようにアメリカでアイデンティティーを形づくってきたのかを描く短編小説。
Quest for Treasure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Huang-Ti: I believe, I do not want to love anymore. Su-nü: No! This is not allowed!
Cherishing The Wound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Susan Groves exquisitely describes how we might approach the wound - our own and that of our culture/society. Let this book be part of your healing process. “Maybe when we’re closest to the wound, we’re also the closest to beauty. Perhaps the wound is the gift.” “Reading Cherishing the Wound felt like a meditation.” Zubeida Jaffer, journalist and author of Love in a Time of Treason.
Culture Revolution
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It's a science fiction, however it reflects reality, and has practical significance. The author bases on his experience and knowledge accumulated for decades, in both computer science and linguistic science, comes up with some first hand ideas and insights, and tries to express some of them through this form of a science fictional story. He wishes it's both absorbing and inspiring.
Grim Night
You set the price! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
It was the best of times, or so I thought. Everything seem to be alright. It was at least. I had thought it was going to continue that way, that time would be unaltered till it was the end, until time crawled and meddled past my vision like the Flash jogging round Central City. The apocalypse came, and events reeled in, in a swoop, which left me dazed.
Color Blind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
Color Blind is an insightful account of racial issues in American society during the 1950's. Bob Fields does not write in a judgmental or moral voice but an honest, no sugar coating, straight forward voice telling it like it was. His story tells the stark, unspeakable, unspoken truth about the insidious attitudes permeating our culture such as racism, bigotry, discrimination, and intolererance
Eat. Muse. Love! Food for Thought
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,620. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by We Green Solutions. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Asian
Catch the duet from an ‘actively ageing’ mother and her daughter in this unique collection of 50 musings on foodie haunts that comes with a twist. Featuring 100 Chinese idioms and 50 eating places, veteran broadcaster Madam Chua Foo Yong waxes lyrical as she loses her way from foodie talk into the world of Chinese culture.
Belarus History, Early History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ethnic Composition, Language, Religion, Culture, Economy, Government, Politics