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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.
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.
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.
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.
First Sign of the Badger
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Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
First Sign of the Badger is a wildly inconsistent collection of writings from my youth. Award winning short stories are mixed with poems from grade school and memoirs of early adulthood. The topics vary greatly. From a narrative process essay about washing your car, to stories about greed and love, a poem about having dry hands, and more... There's likely something here for everyone.
The Purple Pitch Seduction of America: Inalienable Rights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tongue-and-cheek politically incorrect articles covering the American scene and what might be going on behind the scene creates a new take on what Will Rodgers, the Smothers Brothers, Laugh In, and George Carlin might have said and pays homage to what's passing in the body politic, our American culture, and our yesteryear juxtaposing the inane with the profane as Christ shines through.
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..
2012's Honestly, The Time is Now 2.0
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,000. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Every entrepreneur needs guidelines to follow before they can become a leader themselves. 2012's Honestly, The Time is Now 2.0! dives into how people use the power of the internet to chase that ever so elusive often mythical American Dream. 'Now' is the time to start or enhance your online presence. See how an average Joe used the internet to change his life around. Read the description below...
Writing Down the Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
How To Make A Social Justice Warrior
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014 by CatYelling. Category: Essay » Sociology
Will Shetterly may be the only person who has gotten death threats from both racists and anti-racists. This is his history of of flamewars, black lists, and mobbing by science fiction fans who believe they will make a better world by raging on the internet.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
Fired Up: A shrink's musings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The shrink is always in and outspoken. Dr. Farrell has used her experience, as well as her time in book publishing, to create a book of articles and essays including interviews with John Lennon and Yoko, Isaac Asimov, Alison Steele, comments on the current state of medicine and psychology-related topics for the interested reader. Nothing is sacred.
Occupy This! Close That Sale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
Selling is all about closing and the simplest way to learn to close is to convince yourself that you can and must close every sale every time. Here are the perfect examples of each situation both closing and not closing.
Ruined Glory
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is my story, the story of how I got onto drug's and how eventually I found a way out. Written how I best can tell this story, "my way." I hope and pray that you can be inspired from my accounts of events in my life and the things I have done. I hope it inspires you.
Văn Học Việt Nam Thời Toàn Cầu Hóa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Essay » Literature
Văn học Việt Nam thời toàn cầu hoá copyright @2012 Nguyễn Hưng Quốc published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords edition ISBN 978-1-4524-2432-3
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.
The Parable of Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014 by Hickey's Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
The Parable of Harry Potter, by Nicole L. Rivera addresses each of the seven books of Harry’s story as guides to exploring life’s deepest truths. Discover wisdom about friendship, courage, loyalty, and love from the Boy-Who-Lived and his magical friends.
Thơ Đến Từ Đâu
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 25, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Essay » Literature
Thơ Đến Từ Đâu phỏng vấn - thảo luận Nguyễn Đức Tùng thực hiện ISBN: 978-1-4524-5958-5 Ấn bản đặc biệt 12.2011 Kệ Sách eBook ấn hành
Cредиземка
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,000. Language: Russian. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Эта книга была запрещена в СССР! Многие факты из этой книги имели код "секретно"! Повесть о советских моряках Средиземноморской эскадры. В основу книги легли реальные события в Средиземном море в 1983-85 годах. В книге описаны события: Взрыв ракет в сирийском порту Тартус, авария атомной советской ракетной подводной лодки у берегов Испании. И еще много интересных событий в Средиземном море!
Two Nights In Police Custody
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Tenth Street Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Two Nights In Police Custody, is much more than a story of modern Nepal's social injustice; it's a seizing read describing daily life in the cities and its surrounds and recounts the struggles of the people, and that of the class divide, and of the fabric that has united all Nepalese through their political upheaval of the 1980's that still continues on into this day.