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.
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.
Nelson Branco's SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED: Issue 99
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: August 18, 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
Nelson Branco's SOAP OPERA UNCENSORED: Issue 98
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: August 4, 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
The Communication Process
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Professional
This book discusses the theory and applications of the communication process and provides practical examples for the use of professionals to improve their communication.
Listening with Empathy
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
This book shows how good listening habits can only be developed through self-training. The book lists (and explains with illustrations) seven barriers to listening, seven bad listening habits, and three secrets to Active Listening. These descriptions provide a practical framework to analyse our shortcomings and identify the areas where there is room for improvement.
10 Things You Need to Know: A Practical Guide for Internationals Moving to the U.S.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Moving to a new country is one of the hardest things you can do. Learning another language. Connecting to a new community. Adapting to an unfamiliar culture. These adjustments take years, but this practical guide provides information that will make your move easier. All ten themes are inspired by the author’s personal experiences and those of her many International friends. Welcome to the U.S.A.!
Perception
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Since each individual’s perception is unique, we might encounter communication difficulties when two individuals attribute different meanings to the same utterance, event, or transaction. This book provides practical examples of Perceptual Errors and provides concrete advice to eliminate perceptual blocks in everyday communication.
Self-Concept and Communication
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
Our communication is immensely affected by our self-concept. This book discuses The Johari Window model and provides a way of looking at our self-concept in a systematic manner. The model also provides us guidelines for optimal self-disclosure in communication. In the latter part, the book illustrates the concept of 'Life Positions' which is based on Transactional Analysis.
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.
The Star Fire Gem
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
10,000-word novelette. In the hands of a peaceful and compassionate person, the Star Fire Gem is an instrument of good. That's how Terik Roemkal justifies to himself the use of such a powerful magic. But when he witnesses the murder of the healer who treated the spinal condition that has left him lame, he realizes that someone is after the gem... and will stop at nothing to get it.
Communication as a Transaction
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership
This book provides comprehensive discussion and examples of the model of Transactional Analysis. If we view every unit of social interaction is called a transaction, this model should help us troubleshoot a communication breakdown, and improve overall communication effectiveness.
Managing Conversations
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Series: Fundamentals of Effective Communication, 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - English (insert language book was written in)
This book discusses how smooth conversations normally follow five stages in a pre-determined sequence.It then discusses, with examples, some guiding principles in conversations. Finally, discussion focuses on 'unproductive'conversations. In an attempt to understand how unproductive conversations are created, the book elabaorates on some factors leading to unproductive conversations
Dead Men Can't Lie: The Truth Behind the Cases of Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In his book "Dead Men Can't Lie," Dr. Shiping Bao talks openly and in a no-holds-barred manner about a number of major issues surrounding the George Zimmerman trial and the case of Marlon Brown. Dr. Bao is the Medical Examiner who performed the autopsies on both Trayvon Martin and Marlon Brown, two very high-profile and controversial cases still in the media.
Introduction to HTML & CSS
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » HTML
This book covers the basics of HTML and inline CSS based on the latest standards proposed by W3C. Basic topics are covered to make it possible to build a simple web page. This book is used in Introduction to HTML and CSS topics in courses taught at City College of San Francisco where the author teaches.
After The Darkness: Episode Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.88 from 8 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
Maid for Scandal - A Regency Novelette
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Fiddlehead Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A light Regency story that skirts the edge of impropriety... Miss Anna Harcourt foolishly disguises herself as a maid to be near the man she thinks she loves, but little does she know how far this charade will lead her ... or how close to ruin. Sensuality level: MEDIUM WARM - suggestive situations, kisses. This Regency novelette by RITA-nominated author Anthea Lawson is 14,000 words (45 p)
The Barefoot Stiff
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn't, the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short tale of mummies, werewolves, and well preserved felines set in the world of the Parasol Protectorate. Alessandro Tarabotti and his valet, Floote, are on a mission in Egypt when they encounter visiting tourists and things go all pie shaped. What is his real mission and will his Aunt Archangelica approve of his treatment of her cat?
Old Souls: The Sages and Mystics of Our World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Existing as the perpetual outsiders in society, Old Souls are the teachers, counsellors, philosophers and oracles of humanity. They are both in the world, but are not quite of the world at the same time, passing through life on their own solitary paths. In this book, writer and researcher Aletheia Luna provides a compact, elegant and well-researched look into the life of Old Souls.