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The Brilliant Women Collection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse: Why and How Sex Offenders Abuse: Child Molestation, Rape, and Incest Stories, Studies, and Models
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Why would anyone sexually abuse a child? How does it happen! Clear answers and stories from victims and abusers help you: ~ Recognize circumstances that allow child sexual abuse to take place ~ Identify motivations of different types of sex offenders ~ Understand why and how someone could sexually abuse a child with this concise book (15,000 words, about 60 pages if it were a paperback).
Blessed are the Introverts
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Introverts and extroverts often just don't comprehend each other. Assuming everyone functions with the same psychological engine, however, causes misunderstandings. Diesel engines don't run on gasoline, and introverts operate differently than extroverts. This humorous article examines some of the differences between the two personality types.
Shit that Pisses Me Off
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Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Should you need a license in order to become a parent? What’s wrong with calling people Ms. and Mr.? Why is casual day at the office insulting? Why should you take down the flag? Is women’s fiction really women’s fiction? Should we have professional jurors? Why shouldn’t athletes take performance-enhancing drugs? Why should you boycott marriage? And let’s talk about the weather report…
True Charity - Replacing Flypaper with Freedom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Is it is possible that in our effort to help the poor, we may in fact be encouraging those conditions responsible for creating their poverty?
The Fourth Branch
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do you agree that our legislators should be held to their own laws? Shouldn't the mechanism of government be put to the people's benefit instead of the politician's? And isn't it a fundamentally unfair system, where the government forces us to follow their laws... but refuse even to follow our Constitution? If you agree, you need to read... The Fourth Branch.
Unscripted Journeys
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Price: Free! Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Unscripted Journeys is a true detailed account of perils, and adventures in the land of the Maya. It includes accounts of a year incarceration in a remote Mexican prison, exclusive access to Mayan village ceremonies and interesting discoveries in this mountainous region. It takes you on journeys into out-of-the-way destinations in areas of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras.Photos & paintings.
Bullies + Teen Dating = Bullying
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You know You Want Your Teen & Pre-Teen Safe... Now Here’s How To Do It! This book is: Easy to read, easy to use. Confidence booster for both parents & teens. For parents of both girls & guys. A resource for parents of those who may become abused, those abused, & the abuser. WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING... •“Wonderful resource for parents.” (Karen.Carcia, Ph.D., professor) •“An excellent...primer." a dad
Crónicas de los perdidos
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Series: Pensamiento alternativo, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Crónicas de los perdidos es el quinto libro de la col·lección de pensamiento alternativo que recoge algunas experiencias más de Harter Feelsonsteel y su hija Beatriz Feelsonsteel en la nueva realiad en la que se encuentran ahora. En esta ocasión la acción tendrá lugar a pie de calzada por una parte, y por la otra en una gan ciudad. La acción y los sentimientos a flor de acero estan asegurados.
Death of N-Words
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Many people make excuses for using various forms of the N-word. No matter the version, the N-word is still one of the most racially charged, controversial words in this country. Depending on how it's used, one can expect a punch or a hug. Although the word has become trendy, an unwritten rule states only certain groups can say it--which only fuels the confusion associated with using the word.
Songs of the Universal Vagabond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011 by Flying With Red Haircrow. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
(5.00 from 1 review)
From dropping the Christmas goose in Berlin, Germany to surviving tornadoes in Alabama, and recounting the stories of WW2 survivors, Red Haircrow also takes the reader into the oral tradition of storytelling among their Native American friends and family, and how life is as a "two spirit" individual. A photo and literary work.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska)
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Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
Fishful Thinking
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The book draws together proverbs, quotations and reflections on fish, and through them explores life itself. It fits into the category of gift, inspiration and self-help books. Fishful Thinking, challenges the reader with different and often amusing thinking assignments.
Beyond Guns and God: Understanding the Complexities of the White Working Class in America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set aside stereotypes about the white working class and explore the complexities of this major voting block. Public Religion Research Institute’s 2012 survey, "Beyond Guns and God," upends many liberal and conservative assumptions about the white working class' affinity with the Tea Party, religiosity, cultural values, and perspectives on the economy, while confirming some established beliefs.
Social Truths
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Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
The Key to Mythic Victoria
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(5.00 from 1 review)
The "Key to Mythic Victoria" unlocks the secret to understanding the myths that define Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. From the distant past when Hayls the Transformer changed the landscape through the more recent past when modern Argonauts searched for El Dorado to the present day, the myths and symbols surrounding Victoria bring its underlying layers to life.
Homophobe: A Logical Response to an Ignorant Ideology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young graduate student finds herself in an altercation at a coffee shop with a man insisting homosexuality is an unnatural, exclusively human phenomenon. Her intelligence and sense of morality questioned, she sets out to prove him wrong. This work of literary nonfiction is a must read for anyone looking to understand how homosexuality exists as a component of the natural world.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.