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Chilling Out In Ibiza (By Staying Through The Winter)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,430. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chilling out in Ibiza (by staying through the winter) tells the tale of life on the island of Ibiza. When Don C. Andrews took a job at the island's international school, he had no idea that he would be joining an astonishing community of eccentrics. This is a story of a beautiful island an an extraordinary time, which will enchant and captivate Ibiza insiders and newcomers alike.
The Trees Were Spinning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Missions
I lived for two years in a dusty village near the coast of Kenya, East Africa. I went with some thought of bringing change to the Duruma people, but in the end I was changed as much or more than anyone else. Here are the joys and struggles of being a stranger in a strange land, and insights into culture, spirituality and human nature.
Going Down & Generation Gap
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
These two science fiction short stories take place in a space-faring, quasi-militaristic society in a bottle. With no faster-than-light travel, Fleet culture and technology are decades (and sometimes centuries) out of sync with the rest of the universe. Whether that's for better or worse is anyone's guess! Originally published in Anthology Builder 2015 and 'Short Stories and Tall Tales' 2016.
Sumo of BOOM!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Sumo of BOOM! is a New Earth tournament where eight men try to become the champion of an alternate reality sumo tournament.
A Crash Course on the Filipino Culture for Foreigners: A Fun Way to Learn About the Fascinating People and their Ways of Life in the Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Stefan Wurtzbach. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Social Science » Human Geography
This book had been written to introduce foreigners to the complex but very fascinating culture of the Filipino people. Having been among Filipinos for 10 years, I have been through all phases of immersion into a whole new different culture. It had been both tough and fun for me. I hope to make it mostly fun for you by sharing my thoughts and observations through this small book.
Light Love Rituals: Bulgarian Myths, Legends, and Folklore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,240. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Non-Religious, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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For children and adults from 8 to 108 who would like to take discover Bulgarian folk tales, legends, and mythology. Whether you want to learn a little about their ancient Thracian origins, or you want to experience rituals practiced throughout the year with a fictitious Bulgarian family, or even if you’re only interested in traditional Bulgarian cuisine, this book has something for everyone.
How to Drink Beer in Mandarin: An English-Chinese Craft Beer Glossary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,940. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages, Nonfiction » Travel » Phrasebooks
Western craft beer drinkers and brewers are captivated by China's emerging craft beer revolution. For the first time, "How to Drink Beer in Mandarin" offers industry players and travelers an essential tool to communicate about beer in Mandarin. Not just a glossary, additional resources cover language learning, travel information, drinking etiquette, a list of all China's craft breweries, and more!
The Boy With The Patang
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 141,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » General
On a rooftop in Sikimpur, a young boy and girl fly kites. Some years later they meet again on their wedding day. So begins the story of enigmatic Sahira and solid Sami and what should have been their happy life together. But Sahira finds she cannot love Sami and Sami has a secret, which Sahira cannot ignore. Sami’s work takes them to Andalusia where, on the shores of Lake Bermejalis,
Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 159,300. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Victor's adventures getting to, during, and getting home from Vietnam are more unusual than most. Trials and turmoil continue in the exciting and dangerous events he deals with. Boot camp and technical school provide unique situations, but nothing like the challenges in Vietnam. Amid the chaos of war, he deals with racial hatred. Even during play his exploits turn potentially life threatening.
The Long Leg of Italy: Explore with Just Us Two
Series: Just Us Two Travel, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,530. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Having only travelled abroad twice before, our intrepid couple set off on their own as they began their love affair with Italy. Over the years, exploring Italy by rail, vaparetto, coach, and other modes of transport, they discovered the diverse life of Italy from the lakes in the mountains, Rome, Florence, Venice, Sorrento to Puglia and Calabria in the foot of The Long Leg of Italy.Photographs.