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Learning to Operate the Concorde
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,090. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Political
Operating the Concorde was fun, and packed with events worthy of comment, but learning to operate it, to fly it and it and manage its idiosyncrasies both on the ground and in the air, was an experience to document: so I have. In the process I have provided insight as to how, and why, the fatal accident occurred.
Alvis is in the Building
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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]
In the Flow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,760. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
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
Series: D'Arth, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,840. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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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.
Tango Slim
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Juan-Miguel Rodriguez, raised by his grandparents in Madrid after his English father is suddenly widowed in New York, is drawn into the international world of tango with its exotic cast of characters, false arrests, Cornish moors, the London art scene, the sybaritic South of France, Los Angeles, New York, and Buenos Aires at night.
The New Professionalism: Connecting Science And Spirit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
Fully illustrated, with space for notes on each page and full of practical exercises and examples, the book enables readers to immediately use the material to begin empowering themselves, have less stress and enjoy themselves more.
The Competition
Series: With Children in Mind, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: British English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
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Four fairy friends argue about which is in charge of the favourite season. They decide that only a competition can decide. Mother Nature agrees to be the judge. Throughout a year each of them does their best to brighten the human world. Which one will Mother Nature choose as winner?