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Resilience: Stories of Adult Learning
Pre-release—available September 8, 2016. You set the price! Language: English. Published by RaPAL (Research and Practice in Adult Literacies). Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
This is a collection of learner stories, in their own words and with some helpful contributions by tutors along the way. It is testimony to the resilience of human lives, the critical role of lifelong learning, and how adult literacies weave through our journeys, visibly and invisibly.
The Crystal Hybrid Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
The world runs rampant with a myriad species of Cogs brought forth by an Alien race of natural sentient computers. A sole man, virtually merged with the strength of diamonds, is the one hope to bring peace between the Humans and these computers. An epic adventure in world dense with gemstones, sparse of pure elemental metals, and electrified with the power of human ingenuity.
The Crystal Hybrid Episode Two
Price: Free! Words: 13,890. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In this second installment Torus, Sandra, and Taz travel home, but Shellon roads haven't been safe as of late and their chances to encounter trouble is high. A disguise helps to hide Torus' new figure and evade suspicion among the militia and civilian population while Lenny breaks the news to Hailey, Torus' work partner, and gets a surprise of his own at home.
The Beginning of Change: My First Steps
Series: The Road to Reinvention, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
I always wanted to be my own boss. There was a time when that was not easy for average people to do. But the world changed and it became an achievable goal for everyone. I decided to make changes to my life partly out of necessity but also partly out the desire to control my own destiny. This book starts the journey of those changes for me.
The Genesis of Quave
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,010. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The story of the titular ‘Quave’ concerns a group of politically motivated hackers work out of a converted apartment in Queens, New York, and after failing to hack a bank with a tradi-tional virus, decide to create something entirely new – a virus that becomes more than just a virus – a virus that becomes its own functioning entity.
The Utopia Plan
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The President announced that a program call the Utopia Plan was going to take over the financial decisions made by Big Brain and other other supercomputers in Washington, D.C. The Utopia Plan proved to be a wonderful program designed by the famous economist Dr. Edgar E. Bonesteel. What happened next will astonish and surprise you. Learn why it was decided to "Pull the Plug."
Through the Fires: An American Story of Turbulence, Business Triumph and Giving Back
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,280. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a triumphant story of comeback in life and business. Robert Carr experienced decades of struggle that took him to the brink of home foreclosure at age fifty. He would later make a fortune in the card payments industry, only to lose almost everything in 2009, after one of the most devastating data breaches ever.
Out of Sight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,370. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ambitious scientist George Nash and Luis Manteles, an Ecuadoran shaman, have finally created the technology to make humans and objects invisible, but their project gets out of hand when an experiment with Tyler and Logan Griffin, their first ever human test subjects, goes awry. Three years later, Logan, who escaped shortly after becoming invisible, sneaks into Nash's Florida compound.
Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling, Traveling the World, and Other Adventures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by Alan Cook. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Bonny Cook left teaching in 1966 and entered the business world as a programmer. She joined Xerox Corporation in 1973 and worked her way up to vice president, against the background of the women’s movement. She also traveled to all seven continents and had many adventures along the way. The knowledge she gained will be useful for anybody working in business today.
The Shadow Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
BEWARE THE SHADOW MAN Joey felt a chill as he stared at the luminous green dots on the screen of his *Computer*Assisted*Playmate. What did CAP know about The Shadow Man? Joey's dad said there was nothing to be scared of because The Shadow Man wasn't real. But CAP, Joey's best friend in the world, would never lie to him. Or let anything bad happen to him.