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No Love in the Tea Guesthouse
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Xiao is a classical and modern dancer in Florence. She had moved here from China. Her friend Roberto is an important, older architect. He invites her to live in Castello di Montemera and restores it for her... This is a story about love and passion, western and eastern culture, animated space and art, life and death.
Gold Leaf Lover
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Jody is an artist who paints, while Arielle is a sculptress. What starts out as an artistic field trip to Europe ends with romance in the air. But aren't holiday romances notoriously whirlwind? The young women are getting more than their money's worth! A romance which also highlights five great cities in Europe while touching on works of art by the Masters.
The Secret Eyes of Venus
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Lucrezia, young woman architect in Florence and Tuscany hills, family house 1028, discovers secrets about family, art and religion. Revelations involve beautiful Chinese woman and her trader father, 1381 in Florence and affect Lucrezia today.
How to Photograph Florence, Italy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
This is a photo guide to Florence, Italy. Use our photo guides and get much better travel photos.
Escarpment: Fibonacci poetry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In her book, Escarpment: Fibonacci poetry, Virginia Gow has applied the Fibonacci sequence of numbers to her poetry by counting the syllables in the words to determine the length of the lines. The subsequent patterns make for a visually appealing book, quite aside from the pleasures of Virginia's poetry.
The Murder of Leo Young
Series: Agatha Larsen mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,820. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Agatha Larsen is on the detective trail once again. Only this time she is investigating a murder that took place fifteen years ago. The trail might be cold, but Agatha and her granddaughters, Mazie and Samara, are hot on it. Because she is questioning so many folks, dark secrets begin to unfold.
Fresh and Crispy: Journal of an Italian Walking Tour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is a short, funny book describing my summer trip to Italy. From the flower covered balconies in the cities, the ancient structures layered with centuries of human experience, to the thrill of meeting new people and becoming a world traveler, Italy was a blast. Oh yes, let’s not forget the naked statues. Not to mention an abundance of real, live, very hot looking Italians! What a vacation!
Death at Elysium
Price: Free! Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Florence is an Elite, respected by the entire Martian colony, but she wants none of it. Nevertheless, she is forced to use her influence to save her colony from the doom that comes by the true powers on Mars...
The Dome of Florence Cathedral
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book covers the history of the Florence Cathedral and the design, development, and construction of the great cathedral. This book is an excellent brief of the origins of the Renaissance in Italy as well.
Artemisia Gentileschi: Her Life, Her Genius, Her Due
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,600. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
In the 17th century when being an artist was strictly for men; few female artists were accepted. This changed during the 1600’s with one of the most accomplished painters, Artemisia Gentileschi. Honored as the first woman to gain membership into the Florentine Accademia delle arti; her art was overshadowed by violence and a trial that transformed her into an icon of female liberation.