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Book: Escape from America - An Introspective Journey from America into China… by Vinnie Apicella
On the surface, Escape from America is the story of an American aspiring to change his life and plan a future in China. Beneath the surface, however, this book features critical analysis of both countries in an effort to promote greater understanding. China, in spite of its long history, is still a very "young" country where development is slow and unsteady. Sure, we from the "West" can say we've [...]
 
Book: Consequential Economics - How Globalization has Impaired the Prosperity of the Middle- class and what Policy Makers should consider in the Future. by ...
Economics is on the mind of every working American today, as arguments arise debating a globalist construct versus a nationalist construct of the US economy. What are these two views? Which one is better? In Nicola DellaCioppa's book Consequential Economics: How Globalization has impaired the prosperity of the middle class and what policy makers should consider in the future, readers journey [...]
 
Book: Zero Day - China's Cyber Wars (Logan Alexander Series Book 3) by T. L. Williams
For readers who enjoyed Tom Clancy and James Patterson thrillers, CIA veteran T. L. Williams unfolds a chilling and highly conceivable scenario in his latest novel, ZERO DAY: China's Cyber Wars. Moving between Chongqing, China and Langley, Virginia, this fast-paced spy thriller revolves around a plot by the Chinese government to seize the edge on global power by undermining the U.S. economy. [...]
 
Book: The Second Korean War by Ted Halstead
Two Russian agents discover a missing nuclear weapon was hidden in an American city by North Korea. Another nuclear weapon nears Seoul in a tunnel built by North Koreans. And North Korea's new military dictator launches an all-out invasion. Will Seoul or Pyongyang be the new capital of a united Korea?
 
Book: The Clock Flower (THE F.I.G. MYSTERIES Book 3) by Barbara Casey
Dara Roux, abandoned when she was seven years old by her mother. Exceptionally gifted in foreign languages. Orphan. Accepted to Yale University. Mackenzie Yarborough, no record of her parents or where she was born. Exceptionally gifted in math and problem-solving. Orphan. Accepted to MIT. Jennifer Torres, both parents killed in an accident when she was sixteen. Exceptionally gifted in music and [...]
 
Book: EMAILS FROM CHINA [Two Aussie Teachers Far From Home] by Robert Mitchell
LITTLE DID WE KNOW WHAT WE HAD LET OURSELVES IN FOR! These are the emails we sent home to Australia from the two schools in China at which we taught. They were usually written only hours after the experiences and emotions which they describe. They were written to friends from whom nothing was held back. They describe the schools, the teachers, the students, places we visited, and the experiences [...]
 
Book: Dark Eye of the Jaguar by Robert Mitchell
THEY KNEW NOTHING OF THE CURSE WHEN THEY FOUND THE JEWEL: A LARGE COLOMBIAN EMERALD EMBEDDED IN THE CENTRE OF A GOLD BISHOP'S CROSS. The cross had been hidden within a secret compartment in an antique mahogany writing box they had purchased at the Dirt Market in Beijing, in a compartment sealed for over a hundred years. And with the cross was an un nished letter, telling of a brass chest [...]
 
Book: The Emperor's Jade by Robert Mitchell
FOR OVER TWO THOUSAND YEARS THE SECRET HIDING PLACE OF THE JADE SEAL HAS BEEN JUST THAT - A SECRET. The dragon seal of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China, will be the most valuable ancient artefact to come from the Middle Kingdom, if they can find it. The accidental destruction of a small antique porcelain pillow reveals the secret of the seal, leading the young Australian teacher and his [...]
 
Book: BENEATH YELLOW CLAY by Robert Mitchell
FOR FIFTEEN HUNDRED YEARS THE TOMB OF THE CHINESE GENERAL HAD REMAINED HIDDEN BENEATH THE PALE YELLOW CLAY OF SHANXI PROVINCE. It lay undisturbed until a twelve-year-old boy fell through the roof. He kept its secret. Fifteen years later, now living in Australia, he tells his friend Charlie of the terror he felt when he had crashed down among the grave goods. Charlie convinces him that they should [...]
 
Book: To Conquer Heaven by Felix Long
The lost Tomb of the First Emperor of China is about to be found. But this powerful Taoist sorceror is not ... quite ... dead. Love Indiana Jones? Love Jack Burton? Then you will love this. If I could give 6 stars, I would. YEP! - Garfield Whyte Jeremy Wang is still smarting from being academically disgraced by his room mate, Brett East. But now Jeremy needs to enlist Brett's help - because he's [...]
 
Book: Tethered - The Life of Henrietta Hall Shuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox
Based on a true story, Tethered tells the story of Henrietta H. Shuck who leaves her home in Richmond, Virginia in 1835 to travel 19,000 mies on the ocean with her husband Lewis through Calcutta, Burma, Penang, and Singapore before reaching Chinese soil in Macau. Their mission is a dangerous one in a country known for imprisoning and torturing Christians. Through successive bouts of illness, [...]
 
Book: The Asian Imperative by Dr. Kenneth Lewis Andrus
The fragile peace in the Spratly Islands is shattered when rogue elements of the Chinese Navy seize a Filipino fishing vessel. This seemingly insignificant event sweeps US President Randall Stuart and Navy SEAL Mike Rohrbaugh into the vortex of an escalating regional crisis driven by the quest for billions of barrels of crude oil hidden beneath the waters of the South China Sea. Stuart must [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to China by Jack L. Roberts
"A Kid's Guide to China" is a colorful, easy-to-read book for kids about this fascinating country where one-fifth of the world's population live. From the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China to life in China today, the book provides young readers an inside look at one of the world's oldest civilizations that today is a very modern country. "A Kid's Guide to China" is the first print [...]
 
Book: Children around the World - An eclectic collection of photos from children from all over the globe by Leo Buijs
Come face to face with some of the cutest children around the world, with this collection of photographs by award winning and retired entrepreneur and writer, Leo Buijs. This eclectic collection of mostly happy and very cute children's photos has eye-opening facts and descriptions of how children live in different parts of the world. The large 8.5" x 8.5" format is a handsome coffee-table book [...]
 
Book: The Age of Water by Sean Craft
Handsome, clever, if not yet rich, Philip Clarke finds himself drawn by the cool beauty of Mei Li, lawyer and colleague, yet at the same time is unable to relinquish his weekly visit to the near-by shanty-town and the waiting arms of the fishing village woman who offers exquisite and unexpected pleasure. His simple ambition is to continue to enjoy the heady gratifications of both, without undue [...]
 
Book: Empress Wu Zetian (The Legendary Women of World History Book 5) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
The most hated woman in Chinese history! Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, Empress Wu was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary [...]
 
Book: The Annunaki - The Dawn of Man by Jack Lourens
The Annunaki are the stuff of legends. Their history and that of the earth are intertwined. The Sumerians speak of a race of aliens from the planet Niburu, other tales tell of how a wandering planet Niburu collided with a giant planet Tiamat giving rise to the Earth. Further stories tell of how Niburu is planet X; on an elliptical orbit around our sun every 3,600 years. Legends of the Annunaki [...]
 
Book: UNCOVER THE SECRETS OF FAMEN-SI'S HIDDEN TREASURE MASTERPIECES by laura maya
It was an unusual night but the night sky was very bright as lightning glazed across with strong wind and brightened up the sky that brought on the heavy rainstorm . This happened at 1:57am on 4 August 1981 which led to the dramatic collapse of the Famen Temple, a 13-storey pagoda in Shaanxi province, China. As if it was an indication from an unknown divine power , the Pagoda starts to crack with [...]
 
Book: WORLD GONE MOBILE APPS - China Rising With Next-Gen Messaging Apps by Dwayne Anderson
There are currently about 1.3 billion smartphones in use globally. By 2017, it's expected that 2.5 billion users will connect through messaging-based apps.Seven of the top 12 most-used apps are messaging based apps.Everyday an average of 20 messages a day are sent through one of these apps . In addition to Snapchat and WhatsApp, there are hidden dragon players like WeChat, LINE and KakaoTalk, [...]
 
Book: Bowlful of Bunnies by L.S. Engler
Whimsy and wonder, love and loss, humor and horror. collection of 17 short stories from author L.S. Engler will enchant readers with a variety of multi-genre tales that spark the imagination, being a new twist to familiar characters, and visit locales both familiar and strange. With stories spanning nearly a decade of writing, there's a little bit of everything in this volume.
 
Book: White Lies by Phillip Lo
"White Lies" is a fictional historical romance story book with additional assorted stories of the Empress's daily life. The Empress was a young, vibrant and beautiful woman, her hair so shiny and flowing and her skin soft and glowing. She was in a powerful position as the Empress of an empire, and she had a special place in her heart for a victorious young General in her command. Sure, she was [...]
 
Book: Hong Kong Man - Selected Poems by Kirby Wright
These are the poems and poetic flashes written by KIRBY WRIGHT during his various residencies overseas and at Martha's Vineyard, Mass. A separate section focuses on Wright's difficult childhood in Hawaii and the mixed emotions he battles dealing with a once-abusive father, now confined to a wheelchair at a care facility, and a narcissistic mother who resents him for being an artist. The cover [...]
 
Book: From China with Love by Karl Boyd
If China is to survive, it must have more land for its millions of citizens. The Chairman tasks his ministers to formulate a ten-year plan to conquer all of Mexico, the U. S. A., and Canada, thereby turning the territory into "New China" while avoiding a horrific third world war. Within twelve months, the strategy is finalized and the multi-pronged invasion of North America begins quietly. The [...]
 
Book: Contingency by Brian J. Wagner
Meet Doctor Tom Davis, a world renowned geneticist and physician practicing in Phoenix Arizona and the country's foremost authority on the subject of human reproductive cloning. Tom's practice, eXgen Incorporated, is focused on reproductive medicine primarily infertility treatment because that's what pays the bills and is what makes possible the research that is his real passion. All is well at [...]
 
Book: Just Turn Left at the Mountain - Multi Entry Trials and Tribulations Meandering Across Chinese Borders by Andy Smart
When Andy's redundancy money clears in the bank, and with middle age fast approaching, the only realistic course of action is to wave goodbye to the UK and start again. A one way ticket to China please! This is one man's light-hearted three year account of his numerous attempts and failures of settling down and creating a new life in a different culture. Wanted: A traditional house with sliding [...]
 
Book: Dragons of China Picture Book - Dragon Pictures and an introduction to Chinese Dragons for children by Christina Huo
Dragons of China Picture Book, a children's book about dragons, is a fascinating window into the world of dragons in Chinese and other Asian cultures with beautiful images and insightful descriptions. Written by Christina Huo, "Dragons of China Picture Book" is the first in her "Chinese Culture for Kids" series for children of all ages. Christina Huo grew up in China and now lives with her [...]
 
Book: Sheryl Sandberg, China & Me by J.T. Gilhool
An executive on the rise, Jennifer took an assignment in Shanghai moving her family half-way around the world for her career. After leaning-in, traveling tens of thousands of miles, she discovered that she was losing her daughter. Finding her family again meant losing her career or maybe just realizing it was never there in the first place. This journey of discovery is intimately told as though [...]
 
Book: The Widow from Lake Bled by Kirby Wright
Whether it be a Hawaiian beach or an attic in eastern Europe, each locale is rendered in precise and empathic verse. Wright's poems are wrought with such care and intelligence testaments to his mastery of craft. Tristan Beach, The Conium Review LAKE BLED is the best volume of poetry I have read since...Ginsberg's HOWL. It is unrelentingly frank and almost impossibly beautiful. Joseph W. Bean, [...]
 
Book: Designated Hitter by Carter Trask
Planners in an unnamed intelligence group near Washington have made their choice. She is a young widow and mother who lives near her roots and her mom and dad, with her daughter and her dog, in central Florida. She teaches a language class and is working on her doctorate at the nearby university. None of that interests them. What is important is that she speaks Mandarin. More importantly, she was [...]
 
Book: The Detroit Kid in the Forgotten War by John Robert McCauley
This story captures the forgotten conflict of World War II. The book sets during the Great Depression about eight years prior to World War II. The first section of "The Detroit Kid" is the story of young John trying to find his way during the depression while reaching for dreams and in the process learning the ways of men. This novel explores such issues as guilt, the acquisition of wisdom, [...]
 
Book: The Sharks Crisis Negotiator by John Robert McCauley
This is a tantalizing story of Josh Blake, United States State Department International Crisis Negotiator, who is diving on vacation in French Polynesia when he is dragged into the affairs of a mysterious redhead. That affair is interrupted by an international crisis, which requires him to go to Japan. He must peel back the layers of an international dispute between the Chinese and Japanese doing [...]
 
Book: Brendan Stranded in Hong Kong by John Robert McCauley
Brendan, a pharmaceutical salesman from San Francisco, is stranded in Hong Kong due to an embargo on air flights from China because of the Syria crisis. While stranded in China, he discovers the beauty and mysteries of the country with the help of Lim and Zhang, his tour guides. What Brendan encounters in China will maintain the reader's attention from the beginning to the end of this story. On [...]
 
Book: Red Sun Rising by Nick Shepley
In the second half of the 19th Century, Japan awoke from centuries of isolation to be a surprising and warlike challenge to European power in Asia. This ebook charts the rise of Japan's power and her dominion over China. It also explores how Japan came to challenge European nations convinced of their own invincibility in the east, culminating in the attack on the USA at Pearl Harbour.
 
Book: The Elementals by Troy Jackson
Upon unifying the seven warring states under one banner, the First Emperor of China began solidifying power for what he envisioned as a thousand-year reign. Using those he conquered, the Emperor began a series of arduous projects, Including the first Great Wall, the Linqu Canal, and a national system of highways. Ignoring the physical and emotional toll exacted upon the people, his insatiable [...]
 
Book: Playing God by Matthew Brooks
Computer hacker Mark D'Auria breaks into the servers of Universal Software, the world's largest software company. He is just looking for programming flaws that he can exploit and sell. In the process, he accidentally stumbles across an attempt to hijack the unused processing power of every computer on the planet. Mark immediately recognizes that the company is creating a world-wide supercomputer. [...]
 


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