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We Have Always Fought: Essays on Craft, Fiction and Fandom
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Award-winning novelist and advertising copywriter Kameron Hurley's online rants, raves, and brutal eviscerations of media have been shared freely online for a decade. For the first time, the author collects recent essays here in a powerful, passionate compendium on craft, marketing, and celebrity broken into five parts.
Unleashing the Power of Your Story
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Henry D. (Hank) Lewis. Category: Essay » Business
Our lives are full of stories. They are so much a part of who we are and what we do that we often don’t notice their presence. This book focuses on our deep personal stories, how we can know them more clearly, how they help us, how they limit us, and how we can learn to see them anew and create even more powerful personal stories ... stories that empower us to reach our highest aspirations.
FINE DEL MONDO, FINE DELLA STORIA O FINE DELL' INFERNO SULLA TERRA?
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 517,760. Language: Italian. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Recentemente è stata paventata la "fine della storia", più di recente persino la "fine del mondo", ma le persone comuni e gli intellettuali aspettano da millenni una palingenesi che consenta la "fine dell' inferno sulla terra", ossia la fine del contrasto tra individui e società. Per raggiungere questo risultato occorre che gli esseri umani acquistino la piena conoscenza scientifica della realtà!
Seams To Me--Ready When They Hand You The Ball
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Be ready when they hand you the ball and say, "Okay. It's up to you." It "Seams To Me" that solutions, skills, strategies and participating in our healing, equip us to break out of addictions and being stuck. God gave Joshua instructions to conquer and govern the Promised Land. With stories, experiences, Bible application, Dean uses these principles for spiritual-emotional growth and achievement.
On Being Vegan: Reflections on a Compassionate Life
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
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.
Teach For Life: Essays on Modern Education for Teachers, Students, and Parents
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by Positive Imaging, LLC. Category: Essay » Sociology
TEACH FOR LIFE, the new book by Irie Glajar, a math professor, provides many easy, fun, effective and practical ways for us to fulfill our dual duties as teachers and students. We all have the responsibility to learn and teach forever. Irie's book can help us enjoy and effectively handle our double duties and opportunities in those two most important capacities.
Mockingbirds at Dawn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Paul’s Letters
Mockingbirds at Dawn is not about mockingbirds. It is about people who seek a larger repertoire of responses to God’s lush, lavished gifts. This is a collection of bite-sized interactions with Divine resources to deal with horizon shrinkage and resource leakage. This is a consideration of topics in the biblical book of Ephesians. These stories repel clouds or darkness with a fresh daybreak.
Beyond the Manual: A Realist's Guide to Independent School Governance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Business
Many independent schools are poorly, or at least erratically, governed. No matter which direction people point the finger of blame, a failed or failing school has usually fallen victim to ineffective school leadership and that is invariably a product of poor governance. This practical guide goes beyond the textbook definitions of governance to explore the realities of how Boards actually work.
Our Own Day Here
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This is a collection of observations on community exploring how we get around, get along, and get a living in a world where not only nature but our own human nature are often hidden in plain sight.
Sigma Shock
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
What is the Sigma male? How do you tell if you are a Sigma male? Are you the type that will leave the Alpha roost and dictate life in your own terms or will you fall into the trap of the beta? The lone wolf lifestyle begins..
I'm Fired?!?: A Business Fable about the Challenges of Losing One Job and Finding Another
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by LighthousePointPress. Category: Essay » Business
I’m Fired?!? is a business fable about what to do when you are out of a job and need to find a new one.
Laurie R. King's Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Essays by Laurie R. King on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Donors’ Dilemma: Emergence, Convergence and the Future of Foreign Aid
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Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
As poverty declines, what if the remaining pockets of poverty are increasingly focused in countries where aid is already on the way to becoming irrelevant as domestic resources grow - such as some middle income countries - or in countries which cannot absorb aid easily and quickly – meaning many fragile states? This is the question addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s first e-book.
From Peach Baskets to Dance Halls and the Not-so-Stern NBA
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The 21st century version of the National Basketball Association will never be confused with the various leagues that cropped up after Dr. James Naismith came up with a game in the fall of 1891 at a Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA. Dr. Naismith put up some peach baskets and gave 18 players a soccer ball and the game of "basket ball" was born. A century later, basketball was a global sensation.
Pre-Classical Greek Wisdom For A Better Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This is Your Self-Help Guide to Improving your Life with Maxims and Quotations of noted ancient Greek thinkers of the Pre-Classical Age. It contains a set of over 330 wisdom pieces (maxims, quotations, etc.) in all aspects of life (believing, friendship, etc.), as well as over 30 golden rules and an action plan you can use to strengthen your emotional health and fitness, and make your life better.
Would You Meet Me Halfway? Resolving Conflict between Men and Women
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
Would You Meet Me Halfway? challenges misinterpretations between men and women, based on solid research. Much of it will surprise you. You will see why men are more stressed in arguments with women than the other way around, and why we tend to side with women against men. More accurate understanding is a basis for better conflict resolution, and for more compassionate relationships.
The Post-Capitalist era: how the world is moving towards a post-capitalist socio-economic system
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 71,220. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Uncertainty about the future in relative and absolute terms has been on the rise among people from the “old core” and so has been the demand for explanations on how we have got here, what is really happening today worldwide, as well as what is to be expected in the near and in the long term.
Confessions of a Reformed Control Freak - The Top Ten Sins Most Managers Make & How to Avoid Them.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,580. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
Yes I admit it. I was once a control freak. I was a micro-manager. The top ten sins most managers make and how to avoid them are woven into the ten chapters of this book. And yes - I've committed each one of them so I'm hoping you can learn from my mistakes. Don't put your career or organization at risk. Learn to manage and lead the 21st Century way. This book will teach you how.