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Somewhere in the Northwest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Contained within these pages are more than thirty of Wilkins’ favorite stories collected from thousands of miles of travel, with subjects ranging from a red rooster that captured the heart of a town a man who defied a volcano, from a desert cave that reveals ancient secrets to an underground city that shelters the homeless, from a herd of goats that predict the weather...
Understanding Brazil for Foreigners
Price: Free! Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This book provides foreigners with a head start to understand Brazil and Brazilians. When thinking about Brazil what comes to mind is Rio de Janeiro, Carnival parades, beaches, forests, women in bikinis and soccer players. But Brazil is much more. This will help you get past those "selling" images and get to know a more about the real country and its people, both the bright and dark side.
Treasure Hunt Amazing but True Book Eight
Series: Amazing but True, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The Captain sweeps Clara off to the sun baked desert of Egypt on a quest for a mysterious treasure. Overcoming the trials of the desert while following the clues of an ancient map. They must endure spitting camels, harsh environs, and all that slithers in the desert, before delving into the unknown of an ancient temple. What they find is completely unexpected and has an unforeseen effect on Clara.
Around the World in Eighty Blogs
Series: The Blogger Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
Around the World in Eighty Blogs is a selection of the best earlier posts from Peter Blakeborough's Blog. The topics are wide-ranging, some serious, some humorous, and come from many different parts of the world. This is Peter Blakeborough's eighth book and many of the posts express opinions that may be controversial and give rise to vigorous debate. The author welcomes comments and reviews.
Wave Me Good-Bye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
As the only Jewish girl in her New York neighborhood, Miriam Liebler has a lot on her mind. Her brother will soon join the fight and her Jewish relatives in Europe have simply disappeared. No one understands her worries until she meets Christopher, an orphan whisked to America to escape the deadly bombings in London. Will their friendship survive, though, when trouble brews?
Somlandela
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
She was a young, unmarried missionary arriving in Africa. He was a battle hardened marine who had been torpedoed by a German U-boat off the Coast of Africa. Both were Norwegian, and both met in Africa. This is the true biographical story of two lives fully committed to following Gods call to Africa. Ella and Olav Sörensen, Norwegian missionaries to Swaziland, Mozambique and South Africa
The Project Lion Series: The Candidate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,670. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Driven on by a need to locate and secure his wife and children, Alex Martell finds himself thoroughly unprepared as he becomes swept up in global conspiracies and the agendas of competing world powers.
The History of Waterloo Station
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » European
The definitive history of Britain’s busiest rail terminal, written by a long term commuter to the station and bulging with illustrations.
That quaint town in the province
Price: Free! Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This ebook contains the story on a remarkable town. The story of Hoorn, the Netherlands, is shaped by its people and they have left its footprints around the world. Yes, Cape Horn is only one of them. A must-read for each visitor to Hoorn as well as each citizen, the English written story is an entertaining look at a town looking at its own history and future.
¡Yo tengo la magia!
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Sociology
El mundo necesita héroes y heroínas como tú. ¡Sí, como tú! No importa quién seas, qué edad tengas, dónde vivas o a qué te dediques. Aquí te decimos cómo lograrlo y te invitamos a compartir tus experiencias con otras personas que, al igual que tú, están haciendo la diferencia.