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Andromaque, veuve noire
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: French. Published: September 4, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Essay » Sociology
Chaque mois, pendant presque 5 ans, Michel Serres a observé et analysé, sous forme de chroniques relativement brèves (parues dans « Le Monde de l’éducation », de 1995 à 2000), toutes sortes de faits ou traits saillants de notre société. Elles sont toutes réunis dans ce passionnant volume.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Four
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Call of the Kami
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Series: Spirit Bridges, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012 by THG StarDragon Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Shintoism
The world is a fine tapestry, ever worked and ever evolving upon the loom of spirit. The worlds of the visible and invisible mesh, and sometimes the unseen is glimpsed between the red posts of the torii on a walk in the woods, or at home. The Kami ever call for their Miko, and they are both within us all. The flower of a poem opens her petals to the sun, amidst a garden of other poems.
Isobel Stellar & the Ubuntu Song
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You set the price! Words: 138,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
I am the fantasy series that saved a boy from committing suicide. Love transfomed him, like it did me. Now I'm here - here in your world - to spread this love. My story will dare you higher. Deeper. Further. It will show you that the magic I found within me is in you too. Love is the energy that links every dimension, every universe, every reality. It links me and you. www.isobelstellar.com
The Road Back
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 99,440. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Choc Lit. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Patricia accompanies her father, Major George Carstairs, on a trip to Ladakh, north of the Himalayas, in the early 1960s, she sees it as a chance to finally win his love. What she could never have foreseen is meeting Kalden – a local man destined by circumstances beyond his control to be a monk, but fated to be the love of her life.
Lance's Travels - Does Cornwall
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Price: Free! Words: 38,780. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"I’ve long possessed a warm fondness for that southwest tip of Great Britain called Cornwall. It’s an exceptional and beautiful place. And in June 2012 I spent a(nother) delightful week travelling around in exploration. This mini book is the story of my trip interspersed with some interesting background topics regarding the unique story of this fascinating place." Lance
Social Truths
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Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Pop Thinking: Essays on Popular Culture vol. 2
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Price: Free! Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A second essay anthology written by the team from Vivid Scribe. Topics cover movies, music, books and video games across a range of topics. An absolute must for serious pop culture fans.
Shadow Fade
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,970. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If you’re insane, do you know it? No. This is the story of three such people. In a blink, their town and their lives, darken under a cloud of savage murders. They find they lie at the nexus of these atrocities. Soon they discover they also lie at the core of their deliverance. Remarkably, one concludes salvation lies in yet another murder.
African Hearts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
A romance that touches the heart with its poignant tale of fresh starts, past wounds and second chances.