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Attack of the Killer Beavers & Other Dangers of Misconstrued Science & Ecology
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 69,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The original intent of science was so that man might be able to think some of God's thoughts after Him.
I Am Vietnamese
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Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
Whine Tasting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
This is a collection of the writings of Tom Thurlow, conservative columnist, attorney and blog-master at the website Napa Whine Country. Written in an informal and conversational style, the subjects covered include politics, movie and event reviews, “strong opinions on trivial subjects,” and various unrelated humorous columns.
Enlightenment, Apocalypse and Other States of Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This collection of Kevin’s blog posts for the Colorado Bar Association is “for anyone, lawyer or not, who wants to create or at least embrace change in their workplaces and personal lives. And not just change, but transformation.” Written with humor, empathy, insight, and perspective not just from the law, but also psychology, neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and shared life experience.
Flights From My Terrace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
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This book is a collection of 58 essays most of which are based on observations from my terrace. Some have been written quashed in ramshackle buses while commuting from home to work place. Still others have been written from the snug confines of a car, watching ordinary life pass by with its extraordinary hues. These myriad hues have coloured my life and enriched it, hope they enrich yours also.
Extremely Dark Chocolates: Bitterly Amusing Thoughts on Aging, Insanity, Death, Extinction & Other Inconveniences (Bayan's Tirades, Volume 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Join the author of "The Cynic's Dictionary" on a morbidly amusing tour of life's dark underside. Gathered from the vintage "tirades" on his Cynic's Sanctuary website, these eloquently witty essays help you chuckle sympathetically at the ghastly fates that the gods inflict on innocent organisms. (It beats screaming in terror, doesn't it?) Curiously intoxicating despite the bleak subject matter.
Dittatura e rivoluzione
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: Italian. Published: October 9, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Socialismo, comunismo e anarchia nel percorso rivoluzionario europeo.
Social Entrepreneurship: The Secret to Starting a Business Worth Living For
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,210. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Essay » Business
The book extends the notion of Social Entrepreneurship and places it into a bigger picture: the entrepreneurship for the masses. The book revisits every aspect of business administration (microeconomics, marketing, operations and innovation) and turns them into powerful tools to help normal people make the World around them a better place.
A Thailand Diary Volume 2 July - December
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The diary is a no holds barred account of the lifestyle and customs which you will find in the Land of Smiles. Matt Owens Rees does not hold back any punches in this candid look at the Thais and Thailand. He shows the paradise of Thailand as well as the bits no-one wants to talk about. Because authentic Thai people crop up regularly in the pages of the diary readers get a true view of the country
Dates and Dorothy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Since coming of age I wanted to change the world, when, in middle age, the world returned the compliment by changing me. That is when I met my guide and mentor Dorothy Cowlin.
Would You Meet Me Halfway? Resolving Conflict between Men and Women
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,340. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
Who's right? What's fair? Are men and women really that different, and if so, where do we compromise? Would You Meet Me Halfway? shines a flashlight on the power struggles between men and women, revealing one misconception after another and willing to surprise you. The authors are also masters of understanding miscommunications, and show how to see through the confusion and navigate around it
Oliver Twist - After the Edit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,770. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Dickens's original story contains 26 Incredible Coincidences, 21 Unanswered Questions, and 5 Plain Impossibilities. "Oliver Twist - After the Edit" sticks as close to the original as possible while getting rid of them all. It is both a serious piece of literary criticism and an even more enjoyable story. Includes the sort of critical notes a modern editor would make on the original ms today.
Bitch In a Bonnet: Reclaiming Jane Austen from the Stiffs, the Snobs, the Simps and the Saps (Volume 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Novelist Rodi launches a broadside against the depiction of Jane Austen as "the inventor and mother goddess of 'chick lit.'" Instead he sees her as "the most unsparing satirist of her century." In this volume, he combs through her final three novels with the aim of charting her growth as both a novelist and a humorist, and of shattering the notion that she’s a romantic of any kind.
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Price: Free! Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
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Mythorealism: When Myth Incarnates in the Waking World
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Price: Free! Words: 50,830. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Myths are the manifestations of the fundamental mysteries. Myths are the universe expressed in poetic form- those things which are more true than the merely factual. As such they are accessible now, in the “waking world” of mundane reality, and not only in some forgotten past, some distant faraway realm, or in books of ancient mythology.