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Τήνος. Το στερνό πετράδι στο στέμμα της Βενετίας
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: Greek. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Το βιβλίο αυτό είναι μια ταξιδιωτική ιστορία που περιγράφει μια πεζοπορική περιήγηση σε ένα από τα πολιτιστικά πλουσιότερα κι όμως ένα από τα πιο παρεξηγημένα νησιά της Ελλάδας. Μεταξύ άλλων, παρουσιάζει μεσαιωνικούς οικισμούς, μνημειακές εκκλησίες, γραφικά ξωκλήσια, καλλιτεχνικούς περιστεριώνες και την μαρμαροτεχνία του νησιού, που βρίσκεται στον κατάλογο της Unesco.
The Good Russians
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This book is meant as an attempt to reframe the discussion and point out that by fuelling further Russophobia, the media and other influencers are playing right into Putin’s hands.
Suggest the Empire
Price: $7.99 $5.99 USD. (25% off!) Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
To Prince Oht, the imperial heir, all the trappings of nationhood seem as skeletal and artificial as those of theatre. War chants to suggest fraternity, flags to suggest ownership—they seem just like flimsy poles to suggest spears, three men to suggest an army. While his cynicism is a trivial matter while his father still reigns, the time will soon come when the empire is Oht's responsibility.
The Korean Crisis: One People, Two Nations, A World On The Brink
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Korean Crisis tracks South Korea’s climb to growth and democracy and North Korea’s fall into tyranny and isolation. The US allies with South Korea for peace in Asia. China, North Korea’s neighbor, is pondering its bond to the nuclear armed North and its fickle leader, Kim Jong Un. This book depicts the threat to world peace in Korea today.
Red Fury: The Race to Berlin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,050. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It is 1945, and after four years of unrelenting combat, the Red Army has turned the tables on their invaders, and pushed the Nazis back into Germany.  All that is needed is one last assault on Berlin itself for their success to be complete.
Threat From The Pearl Of Antilles (Threat Series, Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
America is facing a hidden threat, the covert organization is well funded and treacherous. Police Sergeant Sean Kennedy and mystery writer C. L. ‘Claire’ Morris team up…The odds are against them. Will they survive the dangerous and masochistic hitman, El Cuco? Can they stop a plan put into operation in the 1960’s? The fate of the United States hangs in the balance. One misstep and it’s all over.
A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
New, revised second edition! This revised second edition includes five additional bars, regional maps, and more historic photos and advertisements. A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska details the rich history and atmosphere of remarkable, one-of-a-kind Alaskan bars, many of which have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933.
Clay of Many Colors
Price: Free! Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
It's a divisive time with politicians playing on racist fears. This collection examines some of the roots of these fears through a mix of stories from various religious traditions and tales of people simply moving through their days. All of them looking for hope at the bottom of the jar. The sweet taste of the knowledge of good along with the bitter evil.
Black snow
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Black snow is a story of black slave in the wild and the savage world to discover the evil and bad people in to revive the hope of better world .
Gorbachev on the Phone
You set the price! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Educational
It was oldest and first high school in the country; the country’s founding father had studied there 225 years ago; so had the nation’s most revered novelist; the cartoonish hockey commentator; all four members of the nation’s iconic rock band; senators, politicians and Olympic medalists. And a whole bunch of just ordinary, amazing kids. And now they were going to close it.