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American Business and Daytime Dramas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
On Thursday, April 14, 2011, ABC/Disney Television unleashed a nationwide firestorm in concurrently announcing that it was cancelling two of Daytime television’s longstanding prized soap operas created by the legendary writer, Agnes Nixon, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” Nationwide, fans immediately began protesting against these cancellations.
El arte de vivir del dinero ajeno
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Series: Las Pecuniarias, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 34,620. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
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Ricardo sale de vacaciones unos días. En un pueblito de pastores hará una serie de inesperados descubrimientos sobre el lugar, sus gentes, sobre las finanzas y sobre sí mismo. A medio camino entre la narración y el ensayo filosófico, el libro aborda los fundamentos de la financiación, trazando meridianamente la distinción entre aquello que se conoce por inversión y lo que es simple especulación.
Mde Myinga's Pack
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,100. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
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This is a color illustrated biographical account of raising a wolf pup in a home environment. It documents many of both the wonderful and not so great aspects of the fifteen year adventure. It is hoped the book will not only entertain but will also help add to the understanding of these wonderful animals. The reader will come away knowing why having a wolf or wolf hybrid can be very challenging.
Humor Me! Short Amusing Takes on George Clooney, Fruit Fly Sex, the NSA, Halle Berry, Compassionate Rats and other Wacky Topics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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What would you get if you crossed Jon Stewart and Erma Bombeck? Humor Me! It is a compilation of reader favorites from Rosie Sorenson's humor column, including political observations such as Dear Mr. NSA and TSA Reject; bemused domestic rants such as iHusband and I Do Not Have Closet Phobia' and, thirty-one other whimsical offerings, Blowing Bubbles In North Korea and This Little Piggy.
The Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
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A true story about how a wise and loving grandmother left her grandson a priceless legacy. An enchanting tale of how her devotion continued to change his life after her passing. The book transports you to an enigmatic, almost fairytale space, which is vibrantly relevant to the modern world.
How Tony Wrote and Published Two Novels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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How Tony Wrote and Published Two Novels is a guidebook to explain how I researched, wrote, edited, published, and marketed two novels in the e-book format. A Voice from New Mill Creek: The Methodists, a Drama, is both Historical Fiction and Christian Fiction. Goodnight Paige is a Contemporary Romance.
Simple Social Media
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Finally! A social media strategy book for the small business. Here’s a description of the forces driving social media, a description of its vocabulary and tools, quantitative and qualitative ways to measure a campaign’s effectiveness, and simple strategies to help you get started.
School Libraries: What's Now, What's Next, What's Yet to Come
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Price: Free! Words: 45,690. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
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A crowdsourced collection of over 100 essays from around the world about trends in school libraries written by librarians, teachers, publishers, and library vendors. Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro and Buffy Hamilton. Foreword by R. David Lankes. Photographs by Diane Cordell.
Beers, Buddies, Bullshit, Women, Sex, & God
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Essay » Author profile
(5.00 from 1 review)
Essays on contemporary culture and modern relationships from a male point of view.
Heartfelt Devotionals, 366 devotions for common sense living
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
the heartfelt devotionals are short, well-written and to the point. most are sprinkled with humour. they are well thought out, crisp and snappy. the author, herself a recovered bulimic, pulls no punches but addresses a myriad of topics with honesty. some quizzes and puzzles add a different twist. this is not the usual run of the mill devotional read.
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey
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Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
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In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.
Flying Colors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Jonathan cracks open many doors for an intimate yet revealing look at a world most people never get to see; Apartheid, civil aviation, Israel, gay rights & more “I really enjoyed [your book]. I read it in one sitting and found it absolutely riveting. You’re both a strong writer and a gifted story teller. Many thanks for sharing it with me.” Matt Mills, Editorial Director, Pink Triangle Press.
Mindkind: Math & Physics for the New Millennium
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
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Reminiscent of Victorian Age scientific philosophy, Mindkind interweaves alternative theories of physics, mathematics and geometry with the nature, origin and destiny of humanity in the universe.
The Perfect Dictator Manual
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Price: Free! Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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The Perfect Dictator Manual is a shocking, revealing and interesting book. The author strips off myths and legends the personalities of the most sinister dictators: Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot, or Ceausescu. At the same time, the functioning mechanisms of tyrannical regimes are highlighted. In other words, it is an essay on dictators, dictatorships and their true nature.
The Republican Cult of Ignorance
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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The Republican Cult of Ignorance examines how the extreme right-wing gained control of the Republican Party and exposes the common rhetorical fallacies used by conservative politicians and their media supporters to promote radical positions on taxes, women's rights, unions, healthcare, energy, national defense, and other important issues. It is Rhetorical Judo for Your Conservative Friends.
A Novel Approach
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,260. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The author is suddenly thrust into the role of a 24/7 carer when his wife suffers a devastating stroke. Faced with an uncertain future and encroaching old age, he relinquishes his showbiz career to become a novelist. Part one of this book is the funny and sometimes touching autobiography that has lead to his current situation, part two is the hilarious result of his decision to write novels.
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 2: Nomad
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Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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This second volume of author and photographer C. Patrick Neagle's series is bigger and better, containing 36 travel-sized essays and 30 photographs from around the globe (but mostly from Arabia, Asia, and the Mediterranean). Filled with humorous and sometimes thoughtful commentary, these essays may help you avoid moped gangs in Europe, dive for pearls in Bahrain, and ride elephants in Malaysia.
The Alchemy of Happiness - three stories and a hybrid-essay
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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The Alchemy of Happiness: a triptych of stories rooted in Asian myth and legend, literary fantasy at its very best from the author of Red Dot Irreal. This volume also features a hybrid essay on the transformative power of speculative fiction, and a wide-ranging interview with the author. And as a special bonus, anyone who purchases a copy of this book gets a link to a free copy of Red Dot Irreal.
Long War for Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
The Truth about Syria
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Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.