Literature & Fiction

September 27, 2017

Okani and The Crocodile Queendom

"Okani and The Crocodile Queendom" by Kensika Monshengwo and Colette Mpia Akomuni

| Facebook | Based on an old African tale, this book tells the story of Okani, a little girl who lost her girlfriend's ring in the river. Obliged to go and fetch the ring at the bottom of the river, she find herself trapped in the crocodile queendom.

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September 24, 2017

A Dark Inheritance

"A Dark Inheritance - A Modern Vampire Novel" by  Erme Lander

| Amazon | Amazon UK | “I do not require your eternal love or devotion Ms Johnson, merely what is inside your veins.”  When Tina Johnson, single mother, forty, wakes up in an isolated castle in Central Europe she simply wants to return to her daughter as quickly as possible. She doesn’t expect to find that she has been kidnapped and brought into a world where power is the key to survival and sanity is an optional extra. Tina discovers she has been watched for many years, she has a rare genetic structure that makes her attractive to vampires and has the possibility of living for well over a century, if she allows herself to become infected. Kalmár has stolen her and intends to keep her captive, hiding her from both her family and other vampires. Normality becomes a frightening place as Tina struggles to escape those holding her and to fights to keep her daughter, her lover and her freedom.

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May 9, 2017

Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing (10th Edition)


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This anthology focuses on writing about literature which is integrated in every chapter.  Each element  (i.e. character, setting, tone) is covered by a sample student essay and commentary on the essay.  33 MLA —Format Demonstrative student essays serve as models for good student writing.  Three NEW chapters on research–one each for fiction, poetry and dramafeature full MLA-style research papers annotated to point out research information specific to each genre.  NEW-MLA document maps:  These visual representations help students locate key information on frequently-cited sources such as books and websites.  NEW "visualizing" sections on fiction, poetry and drama each feature a section devoted to images that represent key literary principles or visual-based media within the genre.  Color insert—This insert features works of art and connects them to various pieces of literature throughout the book.  These images help reinforce the themes found in the literature.  Fifty short illustrative writing examples embody the strategies and methods described in the various chapters and appendices.   Used Book in Good Condition
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May 3, 2017

The Fault in Chillies and Jam and Other Stories

"The Fault in Chillies and Jam and Other Stories" by TK Seehra

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Can the past threaten the peace of the present? Can a family secret when revealed break a family? Can a marriage survive betrayal? Author of Orangery of Dreams and Other Stories, TK Seehra, explores these questions in her new collection of Short Stories, The Fault in Chillies and Jam. Find yourself immersed in the different worlds in these stories, and follow the characters as they deal with situations that challenge and test them. Experience the array of emotions they go through, from being mildly irritated to being consumed with rage and from being content to being euphorically ecstatic. They hurt, they love and they are jolted by life’s tests. Faced with these challenges, they make decisions that shape their destiny. Whether their decisions are met with acceptance or rejection, watch them stand committed to their convictions in an attempt to live the lives that they want to in order to embrace their true selves. The tales in this collection will move you, make you think and may even inspire you to live the life you want on your own terms.

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