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Jump Rope and DIE
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Football, baseball, and basketball are competitive sports. Fair enough. Jump rope, however, is a cutthroat sport, a sport where murder is trivial and any action that takes one's team closer to the top is a good one. This short novel is an entertaining, ridiculous, and over the top exploration of Lewiston's competitive jump rope circuit. Will anyone survive? Find out in Jump Rope and DIE!
The Energy Crusades
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,110. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Kaia's never been less sure of herself as she leaves to train for her Energy Crusade. Selected for an elite team with a high energy payout, Kaia should be proud and hopeful — especially because the captain of her team is Ajax, her dearest childhood friend. But Ajax wants nothing to do with her, and her training exercises raise questions that Kaia's not sure she wants to answer.
The 101 Greatest Bible Verses Ancient Lessons for Success in Business, Life, Love, and More
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
The 101 Greatest Bible Verses offers an uplifting and inspirational look at some of the best teachings from the Bible. Along with some unique perspective, each Bible Verse has also been linked to related famous quotes, movie scenes, etc. There is wonderful insight, wisdom, & advice on relationships, raising children, building businesses, & so much more about how to have a truly successful life.
Alvis is in the Building
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Pool huckster Alvis Seebold didn’t make any friends when he sandbagged his way into a big playoff with resident professional Tommy Crowe at Prospect’s only billiard club. When visiting pool shark Cannonball LaShott is found stabbed to death after losing to Alvis in a major upset, Chief Sam Jenkins investigates. [A Novelette]
Nirvatra
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Nirvatra is a Trilogy spin off of Spirit. In Nirvatra you will fall into the story of Kahlan and Nalah arch enemies determined to kill each other. However, life has a funny way of showing you whats really meaningful. When these two first clash one of them is pushed off of a ledge to their death, but that's only the beginning.
In the Flow
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Price: $10.16 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
Former international paddler and now sport psychologist Jonathan Males combines his many years of experience working with successful competitors with recent research in this accessible book, designed to help paddlers and coaches understand the theory behind success and provide practical skills to improve performance.
The Gamble
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Series: D'Arth, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,670. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Marco D’Arth loves his new bright and fast life in London. The social scene can't be beat, the work is challenging and the weekend getaways are unsurpassed. Going after a major account pitches him against fellow New Zealander, Alexis Channing—the annoying girlfriend of one of his mates. He needs to take her out of the running without losing his mate--or worse, fall in love.
Infonomics
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Infonomics is a groundbreaking work that utilizes the science of economics to study the flow of information. Based on the premise that information is filtered through a "marketplace of ideas", the author challenges the conventional wisdom that this marketplace necessarily processes information properly. The book is a fascinating exploration of market forces, mass media, and collective wisdom.
How Competition Makes You A Better Product Manager: How Product Managers Can Use Challenges To Advance Their Careers
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
As product managers, we all want to become better at what we do. This is when the power of competition comes in. We all like a good challenge. When we are faced with a situation in which we might not be the best, or we might not know exactly what we should do, that's when we can become our best.
Competitive Speaking: A Guide for Preparing and Winning High School and College Speaking Event Competitions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Thousands of students in middle school, high school, and college compete in speaking events every year through their student organizations. This guide will show students, parents, and advisers a way to successfully plan and win in these events! The events covered are public speaking, job interview, impromptu or extemporaneous speaking, team or individual presentations, and many others.