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My Sister Aida Is A Diamond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Biographical
I was either four or five years old when my sister Aida brought us kids to the kulos at the back of the San Manuel Elementary School in barrio Lanat. Kulos is the Ilocano word for a brook or an elongated body of flowing water during the rainy season. In the summer, the kulos dried up. It was during the rainy season, from May to November, when the kulos came alive.
If We Ever Meet Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
“Fiestas should never be banned in the Philippines,” Catherine Steinberg told her high school batchmate from the Moncada Catholic School. She was on vacation in her hometown in the Philippines. “Do you have fiesta celebrations in Denmark, too?” Alma de la Cruz, her batchmate, asked her. “Well, sort of. But not the fiesta we have in almost every town in the Philippines.
Olympians
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Norbert Mercado talks with long-time sports journalist Ron de los Reyes about Filipino Olympic athletes who could have won the first Olympic gold medal for the Philippines.
The Sheridans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The group of American teachers came to the Philippines aboard the US transport ship USS Sheridan. They sailed from San Francisco, California to Manila several weeks before the arrival of the USS Thomas. The ship brought the first batch of Thomasites – 365 male and 165 female teachers.
Benham Rise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Benham Rise has vast deposits of methane ice, which is being considered as the fuel of the future. Having a vast repository of this resource could make the Philippines one of the richest nations in the world.
Muh Na Muh Na
Series: The Adventures of Buck Stardust. Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Buck Stardust recounts an adventure from his early days in the Philippines. Falling foul of the law, he must get a job or else face jail time. He finds work as a pedicab driver and the usual Buck mishaps follow.
Doobie's Odyssey: Civet Coffee, Brothels, and the Andaman Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,770. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Join Craig Dobbins and his friend Zach as they explore Southeast Asia by any means available—bus, train, plane, boat, motorcycle, and on foot—bringing them to exotic locales: snorkeling off uninhabited islands; trekking in the oldest rainforest in the world; participating in an indigenous Lahu New Year's ceremony; working on remote farms (one in the process of developing a civet coffee operation).
Are They Serious? The Discourses of Family Planning, Bio-Citizenship and Nationalism in the Philippines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,780. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
Why did the State implement a Family Planning Program for the lower classes when policy makers thought they were incapable of being uplifted? I explore the discourses of bio-medicine, nationalism & citizenship in the Philippines: who is a proper & fit person to be a citizen & reproduce the nation. This nationalist Malthusian narrative aims to maintain a high level of population growth.
The Conquest of the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,640. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
It is 1983 in the Republic of the Philippines. U. S. Navy Commander Thomas Parker stays on in the Philippines after 20 years service. His love for Maria de la Cruz causes him to engage now in the country's political maelstrom, raising a tangled web of moral issues. Upon the resulting tableau of faith, nationalism, and western thought, Parker now must play out his destiny.
Styling Serendipity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
But what happens when it seems the jinx is strong and the ghosts of their painful pasts start coming back and making themselves felt? Will these ghosts threaten their very new and very fragile relationship? Or will Jake’s love for Olivia break the October 1st curse?