Aurealis #74
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we feature Imogen Cassidy’s ‘Soul Partner’, an urban fantasy gumshoe pastiche with some original touches, and Leife Shallcross’ creepy and engrossing ‘Music for an Ivory Violin’. Chris Large brings some thoughtful silliness with his ‘When a Jedi Should Think Twice About Bringing a Knife to a Gunfight’, and Stephen Higgins continues his SF’s Sacred Cows with Asimov's Foundation.
Nelson Branco's SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED: Issue 100
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
Daytime TV's first and only new hot e-zine: Weekly summary of soap opera's hottest news, stories, humour, gossip, blind items, fearless predictions, top stars/stories/couples/characters to watch, snark galore, review and analysis
Ghost Relics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Caina Amalas is the Ghost circlemaster of Istarinmul, the leader of the Emperor's spies in the city. She is a master of stealth and disguise, and faces foes of terrible power. So when an ancient relic of necromantic sorcery is discovered, Caina must destroy it before it kills uncounted thousands of people. Starting with her...
Principles of Written English, Workbook 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
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This workbook accompanies the online course, College Writing 2.1x, Principles of Written English, the first of a series of three courses offered by College Writing Programs of the University of California, Berkeley through edX.org. This workbook offers additional ways to practice writing, editing, and reviewing the materials for the online course.
The Tyrant's Onslaught (The Valerious Chronicles: Book Two)
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Series: The Valerious Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,430. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Imprisoned. Christill now faces the wrath of his King and Council. They will demand his blood, but his destiny is yet to be fulfilled. He must uncover the terrible source of the Tyrant King’s power if the world is to be saved. The guardian gods have given him strength, however, he will be forced to travel to the most dangerous part of Kovi, hunted by those he is fighting to save.
Three Nails (A Literary Tale of Tragedy and Hope)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,220. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
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Three Nails is a rich, witty, smart slice of Americana. Although it opens with loss of life—Three Nails ends with aspiration—hope, heritage, and new life. Like a handful of stones thrown in a pond, the circles of life and memories are all interconnected to process grief. Relationships with a wife, children, colleagues at work and even the kids taught at school are all part of the gift of healing.
Nobody Does It Alone: Whispers from the LOST Community
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,870. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Brien Gorham. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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Recapture of the magic of television's LOST through the eyes of its devoted fan base. "Losties" from all around the globe recount their favorite moments and discuss the show's themes and mysteries through the lens of their own lives. It's time to go back to the Island once more.
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
Anela Bay ~Book Two ~ Convergence
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Series: Anela Bay. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
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Kaylie whisks Max away to Maui for a little R & R—Research & Romance. Maui's lush, tropical, perfumed ambiance, heavenly night skies, and warm waters embody and embrace romance. Sparks ignite the senses. The steamy paradise fuels hungers and swirls spirits, sweeping Max and Kaylie into its vortex. Futures and destinies are no longer clearly defined or following a planned trajectory.
Fifty Ways to Practice Writing: Tips for ESL/EFL Students
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language. You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve writing – both with pen and paper and typing. By applying these methods, you will write more, write faster, and write more correct and more interesting papers and letters
Knight in Shining Suit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,050. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Get Up. Get Better. Get a Better Man. A love story about pain, betrayal, getting better, getting even and falling in love all over again. Chasing "ever after" is a rollercoaster ride. But every tear, every pain and every laughter is worth believing that fairy tales still happen in real life.
Neuropsychopharmacology: An Introduction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
“Neuropsychopharmacology: An Introduction” is a part of the Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles & concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn & retain the materials intuitively.
Aurealis #72
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurealis #72 features the testing and touching ‘Age’ from Ashlee Jade and the tough and turbulent ‘Ballard and Ballard: A Biopunk Detective Tale of 2080 AD’ from Steven Ma. Shane M Brown offers some salient advice with ‘The Pitfalls of Self-Publishing’. With some of the most searching SF/Fantasy reviews available anywhere and top-notch artwork, Aurealis #72 is bursting with goodness.
Scientific Methods
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
“Scientific Methods” is a part of the Principles of Biology & Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles & concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn & retain the material intuitively
Torrey Pines Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
What is the most extraordinary summer a child could ever imagine? Would it include going on a midnight grunion run, discovering the mystery of a pool carved into a 48 million year-old rock, standing inches from a mountain lion, assisting with the rescue of a Pygmy Pilot whale, learning how to surf and more? This children’s book is an awe-inspiring, adventure-filled summer of a lifetime!
Sadie's Guide to Catching Killers (A Sadie Novella) Version: Twisted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,990. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Suzanne Tyrpak. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Sadie may seem like the typical girl next door—except she isn’t. At age eight, when she finds Mommy in the bathtub, floating in a pool of blood, Sadie becomes obsessed with murder. Sadie’s Guide to Catching Killers is the prekill to Sadie the Sadist: X-tremely Black Humor/Horror, delving into Sadie’s bizarre childhood to unravel what makes her the psycho we know and love. Twisted version.
How to Be a Successful MOOC Student
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Wayzgoose Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
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MOOCs – Massive Open Online Courses – enable students around the world to take university courses online. This guide, by the instructors of edX’s most successful MOOC in 2013-2014, Principles of Written English (based on enrollments & rate of completion) advises current and future students how to get the most out of their online study. Suitable for both native and non-native speakers of English.
Alaskan Nights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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When Brynne left Alaska, she promised herself she would never go back. She set out, determined to prove to the world that she was much more than just a fisherman’s daughter. Now, a call from home has alerted Brynne to some bad news. Enter a ghost from her past as her knight in shining armor. Callder Murphy is determined to take her home with him, and keep her there for good.
Thrown Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Element 12 Ltd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
No one knows how the world died. They only know that it happened centuries ago. Among the remnants of mankind - the people that live and die scavenging in the ruins - it is thought that the strangers who live behind the barrier, inside their protected city, may still hold that secret. But no one taken by the hunters from the city ever comes back.
Pharmacology: An Introduction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
“Pharmacology: An Introduction” is a part of the Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles and concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn and retain the materials intuitively.