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Wombeing Wisdom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
There is a New World of Order being born...and it's not what you think. Wombeing Wisdom for Earth-Women who are ready to say "Enough!" and more than ready to birth a Divinely Feminine reality here on a planet that could feel like heaven, but has often been made to feel a bit too much like hell.
Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Siria: perchè l'Occidente sbaglia?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,850. Language: Italian. Published: November 20, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
La Guerra civile siriana, scoppiata sull'onda delle Primavere Arabe del 2011, si è trasformata oggi come terreno di scontro delle grandi Potenze ognuna mossa da interessi geopolitici e strategici diversi, dove però il controllo dei flussi energetici verso l'Occidente sembra essere il motivo di contesa principale.
Urban Myths: Short Stories: Urban Myths & Legends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad & They Laughed at Galileo. Hundreds of the world's famous Urban Myths and Legends. 'Aren't you glad you didn't turn on the light?'
Pub Name History: Thirty Popular Pub Name Origins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Thirty fabulous pub name historys and origins.
Mysteries of The World: Real Life Mysteries: The World's Top Ten Real Life Mysteries Explained
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo: Ten of the world's great mysteries investigated including Bigfoot, Crop Circles and did Paul McCartney really die in 1967 to be replaced in The Beatles by a lookalike?
The Letlander
Series: The Rabbit of Usk, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Timotei and his grandfather while attempting to return to the English Island find work in the hotel and catering industry. Their employer is of English Speaking origin and it's as well that our hero wisely disguises himself as a Letlander while he diligently engages in the many obligations of a housemaid, a waiter and a kitchen hand for an expatriate community of English people.
Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This book is a kaleidoscope look at the lives of women who have humbly and tenaciously pushed past bristly beginnings and daunting opposition to improve systems and circumstances for those in their midst. They have defended the innocent, nurtured selflessly, and proceeded graciously, yet fearlessly past what they thought was possible.
A Billion Gods and Goddesses: The Mythology Behind the Pipe Woman Chronicles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
More than forty deities have found their way into the ten books of the Pipe Woman Chronicles story cycle. A Billion Gods and Goddesses: The Mythology Behind the Pipe Woman Chronicles is meant to be a companion volume to the novels, but it also serves as a wide-ranging introduction to the subject of mythology. Anyone curious about what others believe will find something to interest them here.
Vigilantes - It’s Payback Time
Price: Free! Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
In this book, famous cases of ordinary-people-turned-avengers are explored. First we have the cowboys of the Wild West, dishing out justice in towns where the law was barely established. In many of these towns a power struggle raged between a Sheriff and the locals, each side unsure of exactly how to deal with the no-good scavengers descending on the Gold Rush towns of the old mid-West.
Secret Societies - A World History of the Clandestine ‘Clubs’: Freemasonry Ku Klux Klan Opus Dei Triads
Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
We humans are obsessed with secrecy. Exclusive organizations, in which the inner workings are concealed from non-members, or the members list is kept under lock and key, are nothing new. Since civilized society began humans have been intrigued by confidentiality, and have either belonged to a secretive group or organization or, from the other side, tried to rip open these clandestine clubs.
Black, White and Gray: A New Look at Racism Over the Last 50 years
You set the price! Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
The time has come to discuss racism in a manner that seeks to eliminate it, rather than to just determine who is at fault for perpetuating it. This book will likely anger those on both sides of the debate, since it calls out, in quite specific terms, what each side of Black/White racism is doing to hurt, as well as help, the cause. No group remains untouched, for the fault lies everywhere. No grou
DECODING HUMAN MOTIVATION An Introspection of the Unknown Unknowns in Helping Relationships
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This composition is a tribute to the thousands of patients and clients who allowed me to witness the mystery of both positive and negative motivation as an artifact of the human condition. This book is dedicated to the hundreds of therapists and counselors who devoted time and mindful effort to the healing process.
Over Your Dead Body: The History And Future Of How We Deal With The Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Everything about death, funerals and what happens to the body afterwards. Vivid behind the scenes accounts of undertaking today, but also the history of how we deal with death, its science and ecology, and the new high-tech replacements for burial and cremation, and DIY and Green funerals.
Türler ve Cinsler
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 53,460. Language: Turkish. Published: October 8, 2015 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Sınıfsal açıdan bakıldığında dahi, cinsiyetçiliğin ve türcülüğün oldukça benzer yöntemlerle işlediği görülür. Bu kitap sadece sınıf temelli argümanlarla değil, özgürlükçü siyasetin bir çok yöntem ve tezleriyle cinsiyetçilik ve türcülük arasındaki paralelliğe özgün bir şekilde işaret ediyor, çıkış yolları önererek meselenin derinliğine iniyor.
Computing without Compromise: Love Letters to Open Source
Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Operating systems, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Light reading about the joys of being a computer nerd in the age of open source technology from podcaster and technology educator "Klaatu", of Hacker Public Radio and GNU World Order.
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science
Price: Free! Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Essays in Group-Cognitive Science includes introductions to Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) research, methodology and findings. It documents the innovative approach of the Virtual Math Teams Project from 2002-2015. The project's influential methods of interaction analysis have not been described and motivated in such detail before.
Dirt Ordinary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Would it shock you to find that there are at least 489 new conspiracies starting every second? This is a conservative figure. From kids conspiring to steal cookies, to governments conspiring to go to war -- you will discover just how true it is that conspiracies are "dirt ordinary."
Neil Peart: Cultural Repercussions
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
An in-depth examination of the words, ideas, and professional life of Neil Peart, man of letters.
Communities Creating Health: What Would Happen If the Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Health Interventions Became Something We Do with Communities Rather than to Them?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
People want to lead satisfying lives, and that includes feeling well. Health, as defined by medicine, is only part of feeling well, and yet the majority of our society’s health investments go to the health care sector. Understanding the goals that communities see for themselves, and pursuing those along with medically defined ones, has the potential to create lasting improvements in health.