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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: Travelling Cheap - How to travel on a serious budget! by Benjamin Law
Travelling Cheap describes how to travel the world without breaking the bank. The knowledge in this book comes from over a year of constant travelling. I have compiled my first hand experience on how you can see the world for as long as possible in a cost effective, safe and fun way! Whether its a short term holiday or a year long backpacking adventure there is practical advice for anyone wanting [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Travels with ms kaye, Book One - Dujiangyan, China 2009-2010 by kaye terrelonge
This is a one year travel photo journal reflection about a divorced woman over 40, after an unexpected career change and failed relationships, making a decision of becoming an ESL teacher to teach in China. As she teaches English to Chinese children and teens; she begins her journey of self discovery. She faces her challenges through positive resilience with her journal writings and photography.
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Keiretsu by Richard Brawer
An explosive political thriller. Toshio Nagoya, the ultra-nationalist CEO of Japan's largest Keiretsu plots to build nuclear weapons to protect his country from a menacing China. Using his cousin, John Nagoya, a lawyer and second generation Japanese-American, they build a large political action committee to thwart the expected United Sates' cease-and-desist demands. That's the catalyst that draws [...]
 
Book: His Third Wife by Adam Mann
Roger Audley Brandon graduated from a student, to a company travelling representative, and progressed to management level over years. He married Gwen and quite rapidly became the father of three daughters. In his travels he stayed at various small Guest Houses in provincial towns, initially to reduce his expenses, but often stayed at the same Guest House and became quite popular with the owners, [...]
 
Book: Love in the Air by Adam Mann
Two passengers find some common ground on a flight to Taipei. Charlie meets Sue-ling on trans-Pacific flight to Taipei after delays due to bad weather, and then further delays mean a long stop-over in the transit area at the airport. Charlie decides to stay at the Airport Hotel where he can get a shower and rest a bit, and is helped by Sue-ling who joins him as she too is delayed by the weather. [...]
 
Book: There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will .... by Mike Lord
This is the biography of a man who spent almost his entire working life in sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia. Mike Lord was born in London within the sound of Bow Bells, just as the WW2 was about to explode. He was evacuated to the country as a small boy and then was brought up in Berkshire. His family moved to various places, including three years in Singapore from 1948, which involved [...]
 
Book: Sherford's Lost Valley-Bertrum's Story by Dee H. Dodgson
Forced to leave their valley, a small group of tiny, wild bears called Dinkers, have to find somewhere else to go. Somewhere free and safe. But there isn't anywhere. Bertrum comes up with an idea that isn't liked by all of them, but he believes finding a human child to help them is their only hope. He leaves the safety of their wood, throwing himself into a world he doesn't know. When he returns [...]
 
Book: Kill Daddy by Gerald Freeman
Trauma from the past becomes a part of who you are. It weighs down on the present, suffocating life and preventing you from healing and moving on. If you continue to carry this baggage around long enough, you will eventually become who you are not. Believe in the essential goodness of your true self, however, and you will accept the past, but let go of the burden and finally become the real you. [...]
 
Book: Journeys with the caterpillar - Travelling through the islands of Flores and Sumba, Indonesia by Shivaji Das
A humorous travelogue on Indonesia "The crowd lined the street, shoulder to shoulder. Fathers held young boys high, the older children climbing trees for better views. The pressure of the crowd built behind me. About fifteen men assembled around a tied buffalo: the sacrifices were about to begin." What comes to your mind when you think of Indonesia? Do you think of volcanoes rising hurriedly from [...]
 
Book: The Two Week Traveller by Matthew Lightfoot
Born with an insatiable wanderlust and inspired by an addiction to travel writing, but restricted by the demands of a full time job, Matthew Lightfoot set out to explore the world using his annual holiday allowance. The Two Week Traveller tells the tales of his adventures in almost 150 countries. Often described as 'one of those people that things just happen to', he lives up to his reputation [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Butterfly, a Novel by Julie O'Yang
Reigan, a young neurologist from Shanghai discovers a naked woman in the morgue of his hospital, her skin is completely covered in fish scales. Desperate to be cured of her rare disease, the mysterious patient unveils a terrible secret she has carried for decades. Her revelation shatters his world, as she begins to recap her tragic, horrifying memories. Within the next 24 hours while a great [...]
 
Book: White Jade (The PROJECT) by Alex Lukeman
WHITE JADE spins a web of deceit and murder across the globe against the backdrop of a deadly international power game. Former Recon Marine Nick Carter is a man with a dark history of emotional and physical scars. He works for the PROJECT, a covert counter-terrorism unit reporting to the President. Selena Connor is a beautiful, strong and skilled linguist. When her wealthy uncle is murdered by [...]
 
Book: Addy's Boom and the Blast Frontier by Kevin A. Kierstead
Marvin Haskin (Boom) was finally getting comfortable in life. He had learned how to dismiss his troubles, large and small. He came to believe that he didn't matter much, and that nothing else really did, either. But the same river of unpredictable-turned-mundane events that had shaped his more callous outlook on life was unwittingly preparing him for the ugliest horrors his new world had to [...]
 
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. [...]
 
Book: The Shadow of Black Wings by James Calbraith
AMAZON EXCLUSIVE: NEW UPDATED EDITION! Tightened and cleaned up, as you - the readers - requested. 2nd Edition, revised and edited, April 2013 - "Fast paced and full of energy" --Adrian Tchaikovsky, author of the Shadows of the Apt "This manuscript is full of highly crafted detail that will make readers shiver at times with fear and delight ... a familiar yet highly original fantasy that is a [...]
 
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: The Warrior Among Us by Dick Hrebik
After the destruction of their home planet, Sarnificus, Deke and his followers migrate to Earth where they find a politically charged planet in the midst of its own violent upheaval. Led by Deke, the Sarnifikans live secretly among us, studying our warlike behavior and using their advanced knowledge to prevent the disaster that happened on their planet from happening here. But can they? It seems [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: 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.
 


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