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2015 Longhorn Football Prospectus: Thinking Texas Football
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
(5.00 from 18 reviews)
This 2015 Texas football preview is a season companion, reference guide, and resource for the entire football season. Our goal is to present a rational, entertaining assessment of Longhorn Football, Texas opponents, and the Big 12 Conference, while imparting a more comprehensive and deeper understanding of the game, so that you can enjoy game day, and our Longhorns, all the more. Hook 'em
Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
A text supplement for students in any grade 7-10 science class, it is used with several freely available interactive lessons for a unit on the nature of science (NoS). The unit addresses many of the common misconceptions about NoS. It satisfies virtually all the latest NoS standards (in NGSS, CCSS). It includes strategies for critical and skeptical thinking. Teacher's Guide is also available.
Messaging: beyond a lexical approach in ELT
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This is a methodology book for language teachers that aims to stimulate reflection and new thinking. It argues that languages can be taught and learned more directly and efficiently by (i) designing learning materials around the approach that structures the traditional holiday phrasebook, and (ii) allowing some forms of translation to play a role in the learning process.
Negotiating for Success: Essential Strategies and Skills
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,140. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Van Rye Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Negotiating, Nonfiction » Law » Arbitration, Negotiation, Mediation
This practical guide to personal and business negotiations goes beyond the bargaining phase to cover the entire process from your decision to negotiate through an evaluation of your negotiation performance. The book includes tools such as a negotiation planner, “decision trees” for calculating negotiation alternatives, psychological tools, and a tool for assessing your negotiation style.
A Scandalous Husband
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,000. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A dedicated horse trainer fights to keep her horse ranch and the animals she loves. Her husband may be a bit of a rebel, but he’s always been an honorable man and she suspects there are hidden details behind his conviction. However it’s very hard to look past a dead prostitute…and divorce papers forwarded from prison.
Route to Financial Success: Build Wealth, Keep It and Live a Life Free of Money Worries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,670. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This is a book for everyone who wants to become financially independent: teens, new graduates, pre-retirees, retirees—even professionals and celebrities. Faiz Versey brings together his knowledge of financial planning, real-life wealth strategies of the rich, and the steps that made him a self-made “half-millionaire” to reveal recipes for financial success that work.
On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Essay » Sociology
Although the word “vegan” has gained traction in the public consciousness in recent years, misunderstandings and misconceptions still prevail about what “vegan” means. “On Being Vegan" sets out to dispel these myths and demystify what it means to simply live according to the values of compassion, kindness, and wellness we already possess.
Communication Dynamics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This book is based on the assumption that all components of communication skills are interrelated. The eight chapters in the book cover the following topics and skills: Communication Process, Listening with Empathy, Perception, Self-concept and Communication, Communication as a Transaction, Communication and Collaboration, Conversation Strategies, and Speaking in Public with Confidence.
Non Posso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,320. Language: Australian English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Twenty-eight award-winning travel stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards, will take you on adventures to far-flung continents. They will amuse and entertain you in this anthology of travel themed tales by Australian and international short story writers.
Biochemistry Dictionary for Health Professionals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry
(5.00 from 1 review)
So much more than a dictionary. It contains interactive case studies, short lectures and 'high-impact' biochemistry terms that overlap with physiology, pharmacology and the clinical sciences. It is ideal for students studying for board examinations allowing them to optimize their precious study time.
The Conspiracy Theory Diet
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Body cleansing & detoxification, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
(5.00 from 1 review)
The statistics tracking illnesses in America reveal that something isn't working. Do we really need more books about HEALTH? Probably not, suggests Scott W. Webb. Perhaps we might peer under the veneer of what's going on and change the entire conversation regarding specific variables connected to what's actually at play.
Grad Skool Rulz: Everything You Need to Know about Academia from Admissions to Tenure
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Careers in education
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Get the inside scoop on graduate school and the tenure track. This no-nonsense guide gives you blunt advice about everything from admissions to dissertations to getting tenure. Filled with concrete strategies for surviving graduate school while keeping your sanity.
The Ultimate Tree House Project: Project Kids Adventure #1
Series: Project Kids Adventures, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Inventions, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
The Ultimate Tree House Project introduces basic Project Management concepts to children through an entertaining, funny story and simple lessons taught to one of the children by her father who is (of course) a Project Manager. She applies what she has learned and suddenly the girls are leaping ahead of the boys who had “just started building" - without a plan. Illustrated by Mathew Frauenstein
Domination & Submission: The BDSM Relationship Handbook, 2nd Ed.
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 162,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual alternatives, Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
2nd Edition. The definitive handbook on Domination and Submission (D/s) relationships and the BDSM lifestyle. A must-read for anyone considering or curious about fetish culture! Funny, insightful, educational, and inspiring. You'll love Michael Makai's irreverent and humorous treatment of this subject as he gives you the benefit of his 37 years of BDSM experience!
The Tractor Trailer Book
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Driver education
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This is the second edition of The Tractor Trailer Book, a manual filled with tips and suggestions for the new driver on how to maneuver tractor trailers. This book contains everything from the first edition plus two new chapters: Backing Basics and Delivery Examples. This edition has 58 diagrams illustrating situations that a driver encounters on a typical work day.
Motorcycle Messengers: Tales from the Road by Writers Who Ride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,200. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Motorcycle Messengers is a collection of travel stories from some of the leading writers in the genre ... plus a few people you've never heard of. Consider it a sample pack of authors. Read a story by the fire and discover your new favourite motorcycle travel writer.
Negociar, ruta hacia el éxito: Estrategias y habilidades esenciales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2015 by Van Rye Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Negotiating, Nonfiction » Law » Arbitration, Negotiation, Mediation
Esta guía práctica de la negociación personal y comercial va más allá de la fase de negociación propiamente dicha, cubriendo íntegramente el proceso desde la toma de decisión a favor de la negociación, a través de la evaluación del desempeño de la misma.
The Scariest Haunted House Project - Ever!: Project Kids Adventures #2
Series: Project Kids Adventures, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,700. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Inventions, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
A surprise announcement brings the Project Kids back together in a two-school competition to build the best Halloween display. Armed with Vampires, Goblins, Zombies, Ghosts and the lessons they learned on their previous adventure, it seems like there is no way they can lose! Join the Project Kids as they embark on their bravest adventure yet – to build the Scariest Haunted House – Ever.
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Dungeon Hacks: How NetHack, Angband, and Other Roguelikes Changed the Course of Video Games
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Despite their visual simplicity, roguelike games captivate thousands of players around the world. From the author of the bestselling Stay Awhile and Listen series, Dungeon Hacks introduces you to the visionaries behind some of the most popular roguelikes of all time, and shows how their creations paved the way for the blockbuster video games of today—and beyond.