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Still A Matter of Faith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,340. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Governments, individuals flounder with ethics. Opponents of religion want to marginalize people of faith. Christians still struggle to find ways to express their faith. Many still search for a spiritual experience. Still A Matter of Faith, a collection of Robert White's 15 years of Guelph Mercury columns, explores these topics and much more.
Even Odds
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A tragedy with two characters, unfolds in fast rhythmic exchanges. A play and poem that treats the tale of belittled feminism and hyped masculinity, reassures of justice's persistence. It touches on the seemingly unsafe nature of life, as people manage the simplest things and still tend not to really mend the silly holes of doubts they breed, seeking to even the odds life throws at them.
Good For The Goose: Enough For The Gander
Price: Free! Words: 10,060. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American
A radio play about a young and older couple. The men are employed, with equally educated unemployed wives. The trend amongst couples in emerging economies replaces the denial of men to let their wives pursue public careers with a ruse. Still the modern African wife is limited by the shackling desire to be a good wife first, not her spouse’s economic and intellectual inability to dictate to her.
The Old Woman's Maid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,720. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An ailed old woman's maid's narration is told by her listener. Borrowing from personal experiences, he tells of life's complexities and the finality in its suspense, of pretense in religious probity and the cumbersome disguise of customs in unstable and unchanging times, as people seek for their idea of heaven. It tells of the failed stewardship of the perpetual maids of an ailing old planet.
What Do You Tell a Son
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A shepherd boy ran up a mountain on self exile, to escape being shunned for his in-capacities and founded a self sustaining primitive village on the mountain, as he sought to avenge the injustices he suffered. The same struggles of a distant descendant of the boy, made her appreciate physical attributes doesn’t speak best of all. She imparts laudable lessons to her son, as she recounts her tale
Strength of a Woman
Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of Laraba, a gorgeously shaped bossy girl in her early teens, with highly developed bodily curves beyond her tender age and an ever present beautiful smile on an ugly face. She was born on a Wednesday and named after the day she came into the world, like it is fashionable amongst Hausa speaking people. She rides the immature silliness of her companions, who fumble all around her.
The Dollshop on Gogo Row
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 91,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Within a context of story, with humor, drama and action, the mysterious economics of Thailand are examined, as are the beliefs and motivators of both locals and expats.
Teaching Humanities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Justice Gray. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- General
This book contains helpful guides in teaching humanities including: response questions, essay questions, discussion questions, essay topics, short essay questions, exams and answer keys. From poets to Thomas Hobbes, to Renee Descartes to John Locke, this book will give you enough material to successfully teach a course in humanities.
Muslim Knights - Volume 2
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 4 ยท Muslim Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In this second volume of Muslim Knights you can read about Salman's advice on balancing one's life, the challenge a Roman Emperor issued to an Amawi Calipha, the disturbing dream of Abdullah bin Umar, the conversion of an entire tribe from Yathrib because of their leader Sa'ad bin Muathe, Sa'ad bin Abi Waqas' dealings with his controlling mother, and the serene wisdom of a Calipha's grandson.
An Android Dog's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Corporation made him to observe humans and make sure they weren’t up dangerous things like inventing, exploring, or learning to read. But as the years go by and he works with them day after day, century after century, he grows to like them. Is it right to keep them happy but ignorant? Shouldn’t this be a choice they make for themselves?