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The Lion and the Swastika By Anna Bruni Benson
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The Lion and the Swastika is a story of the brutalities of war brought home to a young girl by the fall of Mussolini in 1943 and the consequent Nazi occupation of the entire Veneto region. This is... More > also a romantic story set against the backdrop of terrible war and of a beautiful ancient city - Venice, fascinating in all seasons, from the flowering of spring to the winter magic of snow and high tide. But it is also the story of the awakening of a young woman to the cruelty in the world and the necessity of taking radical action in defense of her ideals and the freedom of her beloved country. In Venice the emblem of the winged Lion of Saint Mark, for centuries the symbol of the glorious Venetian Republic, is still the symbol of the unyielding Venetian people. story, based on my own experience, is one told here to inspire those who fight for love and freedom.< Less
The Lion and the Swastika By Anna Bruni Benson
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The Lion and the Swastika is a story of the brutalities of war brought home to a young girl by the fall of Mussolini in 1943 and the consequent Nazi occupation of the entire Veneto region. This is... More > also a romantic story set against the backdrop of terrible war and of a beautiful ancient city – Venice, fascinating in all seasons, from the flowering of spring to the winter magic of snow and high tide. But it is also the story of the awakening of a young woman to the cruelty in the world and the necessity of taking radical action in defense of her ideals and the freedom of her beloved country. In Venice the emblem of the winged Lion of Saint Mark, for centuries the symbol of the glorious Venetian Republic, is still the symbol of the unyielding Venetian people. This story, based on my own experience, is one told here to inspire those who fight for love and freedom.< Less
A 30-day SAT Ride in Lion City By Kun Leng
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“You’ve got to be able to make those daring leaps or you’re nowhere.” After four weeks traveling on the web of subway in Singapore, I have come to believe these words. I... More > packed my bags of books and said goodbye to my hometown on October 8th, 2006. I caught a plane to Singapore to take the SAT tests. I am an 18-year-old Chinese girl born into a poor family in West China. Going abroad seems impossible to the residents here. But I did it. I lived in Singapore alone for one month to finish the two SAT tests. Although in the end I didn’t get a score as good as I had expected, I do value this experience. I think I have learned important lessons from this journey before I turn 18 today. Once again, I believe what Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.”< Less
Philip the Sea Lion By Deana Sobel
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Philip is an interesting sea lion who has always wanted to be a real New Yorker. He lives in the Central Park Zoo, where he reads the New York Times (he likes the fashion section best). Late one... More > night in the middle of winter, he escapes! Follow Philip on his funny journey through the streets of New York and Brooklyn. This wonderfully illustrated New York City fable will delight readers of all ages!< Less
Lion of Grievance - Grief By Terrell Kornegay
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A combat specialist, Moon of the Anosilvus Police Department has a job that no one envies. It’s tiresome and it’s difficult, but he’s one of the few that could actually do it. He... More > went through the motions of life and his job normally, until one night when something strange came to him while he tried to sleep—something that he had never seen before. Moon, with his comrades, leave their city on an APD-backed mission, but what they experience outside of their city was nothing close to what they expected.< Less
These Lions Have Wings By J. S. Kessler
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Set in Istanbul in the late 1990s, These Lions Have Wings tells the story of Michael (or Mikail) Arslanoğlu as he grapples with the events that unfold between his mother’s engagement and... More > her remarriage and how those events came to play a part in what may or may not have occurred at the wedding. In the process, Michael must navigate through the layered history of the city, of his family, and of his own heart as he becomes involved with two very different men who both will play a part in the possible tragedy at the wedding.< Less
The Honey in the Lion & Other Poems By Erin Suurkoivu
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With The Honey in the Lion, her first collection of poetry, Erin Suurkoivu invites you to explore an alternate universe. Discounting today's celebrity worship and city life, she retreats within and... More > reflects on love, beauty, and what it means to be truly free. In a unique voice that is both haunting and alluring, she writes of California and Europe, nature and regret, and ultimately confronts her demons. Alternately both witty and insightful, poignant and cruel, her poems provide an intriguing journey through the landscape of her imagination.< Less
These Lions Have Wings By J.S. Kessler
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Set in Istanbul in the late 1990s, These Lions Have Wings tells the story of Michael (or Mikail) Arslanoğlu as he grapples with the events that unfold between his mother’s engagement and... More > her remarriage and how those events came to play a part in what may or may not have occurred at the wedding. In the process, Michael must navigate through the layered history of the city, of his family, and of his own heart as he becomes involved with two very different men who both will play a part in the possible tragedy at the wedding.< Less
The Lion and The Unicorn Free Edition By Ash Pure
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Digital Exclusive Extended Edition The King is Dead! An ancient kingdom lies crumbling, it’s capital city teetering on the brink of revolution. A multi-national conglomerate sells its... More > psychic technology and upwardly mobile utopian lifestyle as the only way out. But at what cost? While factions argue amongst themselves telekinetic terror is unleashed... And nothing will ever be the same again! Can a scarred, embittered, exiled old war hero and a beautiful, powerful, but naive psychic knight come together as The Lion and The Unicorn - Defenders of The Realm Keepers of The King’s Peace, in time to save the Kingdom? Find out in part 1 of this urban-mythic, alternate reality saga by writer artist Ash Pure. “this is a very cool comic” - Geeks Unleashed “Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror meets Grant Morrison’s The Filth.” - Geek syndicate< Less
Bus Stop By Laurent the Lion
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"Bus Stop" is a plain spoken account of the realities and absurdities of riding the public transit in a big city. You will know these people, these places, and these experiences. The... More > twenty-one lively poems are written to entertain on and off your commute.< Less