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Protecting Donor Intent: How to Define and Safeguard Your Philanthropic Principles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
The need for this guidebook is clear. Donors have made large gifts to charitable causes only to have the funds eventually spent on purposes they never would have supported. This guidebook offers detailed guidance to philanthropists who want to ensure that the assets they dedicate to charity are disbursed as they intend.
The Veteran, The Council & Homelessness
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is guidance to show how some local authorities interpret their duty to single people who are homeless. It is intended for veterans.
Charity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An Indian American woman is bored with her life in New York. She is passionate about making a contribution to humanity and her zeal brings her to Mumbai. Would it be easy to find and adopt a cause? Would she be able to make a difference when she is simply struggling to settle in and get used to a new way of life? While her heart goes to the poor, would it find the right purpose?
Lost Kingdom
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emotions & Feelings
The story is about a Prince whose greedy parents plan that one day their son will become the wealthiest and most powerful monarch in the world. When the King and Queen die, so do their dream. The Prince becomes aware of the consequences produced by his parent’s behaviour and seeks to make amends to all those whose blood and sweat was the heavy price paid.
Little Hero Big GOD
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Most of us as children fantasize about being Heroes, but you don’t have to have supernatural powers to make a difference or a cape to make someone smile. Little Hero Big GOD reflects on life and reveals there are Heroes all around us. My Mom told me I would be a hero even when I doubted myself, and she reminded me that God had a work for me to do. We all have work to do.
The Palaver Tree
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 130,090. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Just when she needs it, Ellie believes fate has stepped in to give her a new sense of purpose in life. She leaves behind her comfortable existence to teach in Africa. But first impressions can be misleading. Soon there are more questions than answers. Lies and deceit begin to surface and the trail leads all the way back to the sleepy village that Ellie had come from.
A Handful of Stories
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Handful of Stories is a collection of ten short stories. These stories reflect the hopes and aspirations of urban India and the young people gravitating towards it. There is passion, frustration, love, rejection, endurance, despair, faith, deception, ambition, tragedy and a host of other emotions in them, which is a microcosm, of life in India.
Fibs, Lies and Scripture
You set the price! Words: 39,850. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Scripture, like statistics, can be used in ways that are both misleading and dishonest. Written by a man who believes the bible's truths, this book explores many of the ways in which the Bible is misused and abused. It reveals that many commonly-held beliefs are both false and unscriptural and urges fellow Christians to test the claims of all who say their messages are based on scripture.
The Gruff Variations: Writing for Charity Anthology, Vol. 1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,940. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The proceeds from this book go toward buying books and school supplies for underprivileged children through Writing for Charity (writingforcharity.com). The stories and poetry in this anthology were all inspired by the legend of the Three Billy Goats Gruff.
Judaism, Law & The Free Market: An Analysis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Judaism and Jewish religious, legal, and moral principles are often regarded as translating into support for broadly social democratic economic positions. In Judaism, Law, and the Free Market, Joseph Isaac Lifshitz suggests that this claim is difficult to sustain once the traditional sources of Jewish wisdom are subject to careful analysis.