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The Bride of Amman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bride of Amman, a huge and controversial bestseller when first published in Arabic, takes a sharp-eyed look at the intersecting lives of four women and one gay man in Jordan’s historic capital, Amman—a city deeply imbued with its nation’s traditions and taboos. Five young lives come together and come apart in ways that are distinctly modern yet as unique and timeless as Amman itself.
Funereal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,470. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Soobin Shin, an aspiring young woman in a near-future version of Seoul, is Korea’s beautiful new angel of death, and Funereal is a snapshot of a city in flux, taking a look at the dark side to surgery, survival, and stardom in one of Asia’s most dynamic capitals.
Starr College Guide: An Asian’s Guide to the Ivy League and America’s Top Universities
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,860. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
Based on exclusive interviews with 115 students, alumni, and admissions chairs from America’s top colleges, Starr College Guide is a college guide and admissions manual to the Ivy League and other elite American schools. The interviewees, most of whom are from Greater China and the Asia-Pacific region, share their own strategies and secrets for getting admitted.
Summer of the Long Knives
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,480. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » General
After an attack by a band of roving Nazi Brownshirts, Lisel Ganz, an artist’s model in Berlin, suffers an injury that gives her the ability to catch glimpses of the future. It is already too late for many, but Lisel now can see that an even greater evil lies ahead. Summer of the Long Knives explores the hopes and horrors that emerge from history’s darkest moments.
How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? True Stories of Expat Women in Asia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In this collection, twenty-six women reveal the truth about expatriate life in modern East Asia through original works of memoir and creative non-fiction. Their experiences are varied and unique, demonstrating that expat women's lives go far beyond the stereotypical. Together, they create a portrait of the modern expatriate experience that will both resonate and inspire.
Speaking in Forked Tongues
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Bren Barran is a normal guy in most ways. All he really wants is a sweet girlfriend and enough time and money to play videogames, but his job keeps getting in the way. After all, opening trans-dimensional gates to hell and summoning demons for money isn’t the sort of thing that you can leave at the office when the clock hits five.
Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
A Muslim on the Bridge: On Being an Iraqi-Arab Muslim in the Twenty-First Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
A Muslim on the Bridge is an essential read for our times, a book that takes a close, informed, and rational look at problematic issues in Islam like polygamy, violence, divorce, homosexuality, veiled women, interfaith marriages, apostasy, and the perception of other cultures and religions.
Tomorrow City
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After an armored car robbery goes horribly wrong and leaves four people dead, young ex-con Brendan Lavin flees New York City and attempts to start over again in Shanghai. Tomorrow City is a riveting, literary crime novel that explores the theme of reinvention in Shanghai, the city that’s reinvented itself more than any other in the world over the past generation.
Access: Thirteen Tales
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What do we think we desire? What do we truly desire? These are the two competing forces underlying Xu Xi’s latest fiction collection Access. These thirteen tales are at once acerbic and heartbreaking, directing our gaze at the incongruities of human relations and the persistence of wounds our hearts cannot heal.