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Igbo Shall Not Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2016 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
The book is a colorful presentation of the culture of Igbo people, which, sadly, is gradually being neglected, owing to different external influences. The book serves as a concrete reminder of the core values and virtues inherent in Igbo land, and that a people, without culture, is lost.
20/20: The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives
Price: Free! Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
20/20 - The Iraq and Afghanistan Narratives is a retrospective of America’s most recent wars told through twenty oral histories from a cross section of veterans who served on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom. These tales come “from the horse’s mouth” and explain the many physical and emotional highs and lows of life in the combat zone and after.
The Curse of the Soiled Doves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016 by Driscoll Brook Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
As California’s Department of Thaumaturgy battles a deepening drought, a mysterious force limits the flow of magic in downtown Sacramento. Tasked to find an answer, Purvis Klemp—Senior Advisor to the Thaumaturge General—must entertain all manner of crackpot theories. When the latest crackpot offers the most outlandish theory of all, Purvis must struggle to keep his cool… … and to keep his job.
Emilia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of the Roy family of Cap Chat, a small village on the shores of the St. Laurence River in rural Quebec. In 1832 Louis Roy organizes the rescue of over 300 British soldiers from a ship wreck. He is rewarded by Queen Victoria herself but later his son is cursed by the parish priest. A series of tragic stories seems to follow the family. What can we learn from these stories?
Exploring Indiana's Historic Sites, Markers & Museums North Central Edition
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Road Trip Guide Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,900. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
Take a fun road trip through the rich history of Indiana using Exploring Indiana’s Historic Sites, Markers & Museums North Central Edition as your guidebook. Celebrate the Indiana Bi-Centennial by traveling the roads and towns in north central Indiana. Visit the places and learn the stories of Indiana’s rich history.
Tall Paul
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 94,680. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
“While many politicians today speak about economic development, Paul Fannin actually delivered. He dedicated his life to improving Arizona’s economy at a time when our state’s future was uncertain. Tall Paul is a must-read about an exemplary Arizona leader whose legacy of selfless public service has left a permanent mark on our state and nation.” – Senator John McCain
US Citizenship Bootcamp: Exercises and Quizzes to Pass the Naturalization Interview
Pre-release—available July 5, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Citizenship test
Prepare for the US Citizenship interview by completing a series of interviews based on the USCIS N-400 Application for Naturalization (released 03/26/16). The first interview includes ten simple questions; the subsequent interviews gradually introduce new vocabulary and grammar patterns. Includes civics and history quizzes, Citizenship resources, and much, much more!
The Iceland Watch
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
With a population of just 329,000 (barely more than Nottingham), Iceland is the most thinly-populated country in Europe, and 80% of it is uninhabited. Despite this, in the 1100 years since humans first settled there, the Icelanders have built a remarkably resourceful, diverse and robust community – and they have never had to go to war.
The Light Floats Slowly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Hugh Simms looks to find hope amid the stars when he fails to find any on Earth. Heartbroken by the loss of his only love, Hugh loads his great spaceship with ash and glass before launching his Starchaser into the cosmos. Miraculously, that spaceship finds an alien civilization in the vast dark, and Hugh might deliver that civilization the salvation he failed to deliver to the Earth.
Knight of the Dixie Wilds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
No period in the history of the United States of America forms a field so rich with chivalry, romance and drama as the years between 1865 and 1870, the so-called days of the reconstruction of the South, during which period the Nation was born again and started on its climb to the top rung of power among the nations of the world.