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dancer, zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Tatiana, the new girl, arrived in English IIIA amidst a murmur of expectation. We had already heard a beautiful "Russian princess" was coming to our own boring little neck of New Jersey, and her first impression on us was no disappointment... the SAT-cramming students of a high academic north New Jersey high school welcome a Russian exchange student; and lives are forever changed...
American Family Divided
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,910. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Issues tearing America apart divide a family. In 1996, Joe wins a national best ad man award. His wife claims the products he pitches destroy our planet. His son bolts to the Amazon instead of working for one of Joe’s clients. After Jesse’s murder, Joe rejects rumors that Jesse died at the hand of Joe’s client. He and his wife seek the truth in Peru. Joe is forced to reassess his life.
Ana of Acheron
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Born in the undersea city of Acheron, Rafa’il transports often illegal cargo between cities for a fee. Unable to connect with others, Rafa’il was plagued by loneliness until he discovered the drug called “ana.” Now in addition to avoiding law enforcement and legitimate transporter agencies, Rafa’il struggles with the threat of addiction. It’s a battle that he’s losing…and may not even want to win.
Taming the Tongue (12 sermons)
Price: Free! Words: 113,160. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Death and life are in the power of the tongue. Words have the power to change lives. You can empower people through words you speak, or cut them down. You can cause them to live, or to wither and die. Don't let your mouth be full of negative talk, but rather practice and make it a habit, a lifestyle of speaking words that build. Words are containers – they carry a ‘spirit’ content.
The writing of God Opens Doors - Kisemanitow Peyohtena Iskwahtem
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
Paperback edition by Angelique Merasty Levac, artist, business woman, and mother, who contemplated telling the story about her unique life for some time now. She is comfortable and successful in the modern world and thrives in her Christian walk and in her art and her business but her story begins with citizenship in an ancient world. She believes God opened the door for her to change her life.
1st Generation Immigrant Perception- Introduction to Americology
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A brief introduction to 1st Generation Immigrant Perception. Traditional and Progressive Culture, a Comparison of 1950's American Culture and 1st generation immigrant culture, the term Americology, and a few questions and answers from immigrants primarily of Asian and Arabic cultures.
The Shire: Glendalf's Guide to Cultivating Your Future Self
Price: Free! Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 by Dr. Glen Swartwout. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
By Glen Swartwout The Shire is a real place, and it really is in Middle-earth, on the verdant slopes of the most active volcano on the planet. This book is the visionary founder's introduction to the magic and mystery of the location and the potent elemental energies it brings to life. Glendalf offers an insightful look at some of the follies of modern culture, and solutions from Elven science.
From Pillar to Post
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American novel: The fantastic story of Jack Cover, cowboy poet.
I'm Not Talking To You
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
These are 45 short and long efforts — from a few words to a few pages — on faith and culture.
Valiant Men (sermon)
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sermons / Christian, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
To be valiant is to be bold, to be courageous, to hold fast to the commitments in the face of adversity, to face your fear and wrestle with it and still deal with it anyway. God always sees what you could be. He sees what he's designed you to be. Paul said that at the end of his life. I've finished my course. I've run my race and a crown is laid up for me.