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The Unusual Adventures of Sissy Hissyfit - The King Who Was Set In His Ways
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This book is the first in a series of rather unusual adventures of a young girl called Sissy Hissyfit. It is a good old classic tale of weird and wonderful lands, with a dollop of humour thrown in to boot. The story ends with a not-so-serious moral so that all of our little darlings are left with a little something to think about.
If I had a Dinosaur
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
If I had a dinosaur is a fun picture book for young children. Each page has a full color illustration and shows what a child might get up to if they had their own pet Dinosaur. See the different dinosaurs in fun situations doing things that you wouldn't expect dinosaurs to do. This is a suitable bedtime or reading book for children aged from 1 to 5.
Clearwater Intrigue
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Series: Clearwater, Book 9. Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carol Bailey is back and needs Joe to help her get her brother back from a ruthless gang of kidnappers. Max has disappeared. Janille needs help robbing a bank. Mia is making plans that require more space and a better education. Frank has suffered a little set back. A commune has its sights on Sean Toler. Billy Ray solves a case by himself. And Joe is in trouble with the FBI. Another fanciful romp!
JAPLISH: The Joys of Japanese English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Oleander Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The influence of Western popular culture and the many foreign businessmen and tourists in Japan means that the English language has now become very common. Try as they might, though, they don't always get it quite right. This book is a collection of these failed attempts of the Japanese to get their heads around the complexities of English.
Jogging Along
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Price: Free! Words: 60,500. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Chris Parker has just turned twenty-nine and realises that life hasn’t turned out quite how he had hoped. Trapped in a dead-end job, he is overweight, perennially single and living in the smallest flat in Cardiff, if not the world. In the absence of any meaningful career prospects, Chris decides that the only way he can change his life before his thirtieth birthday is by running a marathon.
CHINGLISH: The Joys of Chinese English
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Oleander Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Chinglish is an affectionate look at the strange, charming, tortured and often nonsensical English that is affectionately known as Chinglish. "Trushing name is the first consumers are the highest" as one instruction manual for a motorbike begins. This book is a collection of these failed attempts of the Chinese to get their heads around the complexities of the English language.
I Be Done Seen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's not every day that someone looks to hire the services of a big game hunter, especially in mainland UK, so when the famous hunter O'Ryan gets a call saying his services are required he is intrigued...
The A-Z of Being British
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the real story of what it is to be a 21st century Brit. If you don't already think Britain is in a mess, you will by the time you've finished reading this book. And if you think Britain is in a mess but can't quite find the words for it, this book may be just the tonic you need. But all is not yet lost. Brian knows he is not alone in wanting his nation back.
Creek Culture First Selection
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Series: Creek Culture, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: Australian English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
creek culture is a selection of humorous tales based on burra creek and his family who are light fingered; have debatable morals, and have a tendency to come off second best in their dubious escapades.
Five Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Five short fantasy stories, including the favourite, Enough is Enough Butternut.