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The Four Sublime States: The Brahmaviharas
Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 18 · Buddhism, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
The Four Sublime States are the best possible relationship with the world and everyone in it. They also offer the possibility of liberation from the cycle of re-birth when your time comes to leave this life. Could there be a more worthy goal in life than this? The Buddha urged us to adopt these sublime states, making them our habitual state of mind with which to embrace the entire world.
Letters from India 1932-1945
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Set against the backdrop of momentous world events, the letters--vivid, perceptive, compassionate,witty and informative--draw the reader into a world which remains forever fascinating.
The Adventures of Vivian Sharpe, Vegan Superhero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,320. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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An ordinary 15-year-old girl receives an unlikely visitor in the night, setting off a series of sudden and profound changes in her life including new special powers, a new worldview, new friends, a new summer job, and an urgent task to expose the destructive plans of her hometown's largest and most respected employer. This story is a classic American coming-of-age vegan superhero thriller.
The Last Car in the Parking Lot
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Last Car is my favorite work by far. It's about two men searching for a missing hiker in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The weather is just now turning cold. Hike quickly.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav: Volume 1, Number 3: Descent Into Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This story is a prequel to "Simple Chaim". Readers of that story will know that Raizel's father, Nathan, was a very hard-hearted man. But how had he been turned from the Lamed-Vav path of compassion and kindness? What traumatic events could produce a man like Nathan? In "Descent Into Darkness" we learn that, like Jonah, when we fight against our own destiny we end up in the belly of the Beast.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 2: The Jewish Cossack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
Nissim Kozlovsky has been raised by his mother to believe in the legend of the Lamed-Vav, 36 hidden people who are the repositories of God's compassion in this world, but in the terrible early days of WW II, Nissim feels a greater call to be a warrior than a saint. As he directly faces unimaginable evil while leading a resistance unit in Poland, will Nissim discover the hidden power of kindness?
Finding Balance: Stepping Stones for Enlightened Living
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a book of reminders for people who wish to gain happiness and freedom in life. The book includes reflections and meditations designed to expand awareness of personal balance, interpersonal relationships, and community.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 1: Simple Chaim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A young girl's world is falling apart. The Czar has commanded the Cossacks to attack her little village in the Pale of Russia. Only her frail mother's faith in an ancient legend, the Lamed-Vav, stands between Raizel and the total loss of all she loves. A simple tinker has come to the village. Could he be one of the mysterious Lamed-Vav? Could his simple acts of kindness be the village's salvation?
Life In America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Heartfelt musings, notes and bits of advice on a variety of topics that have to do with the quality of life facing America [and the world] today. Mike Proko's good old fashioned common-sense mixed with some advice from the grandparents would seem to be the forgotten voice of middle-America today.
Edward and Bear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Does everything happen for a reason? A reason that connect the unexpected links? How far will one go for a true friendship? Can forgiveness enlighten one's soul from wrong-doing to true wisdom? Inspired by a true event, this story embraces you with its characters in their joyful yet tearful journey of friendship and the awakening of conscience. It is an ordinary story with extraordinary messag