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Another Way of Seeing: Essays on Transforming Law, Politics and Culture
By Peter Gabel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction
In this challenging collection of essays, Gabel argues that our most basic spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because in our world this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on, we exist as “withdrawn selves,” perceiving the other as a threat rather than as the source of our completion as humans.
Titans, Humans, And The Beasts (Creatures Of Darkness And Light #1)
By M.C. Sburlea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,340. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
Put yourself in their shoes: humans were slaves of titans for thousands of years while titans were disappointed by humans numerous times. Which side would you choose? Add beasts invading their lands, seven old kings and queens willing to regain their lost power, mixed breeds, family loyalty, very diverse civilizations, and a newly acquired freedom of humans and you have a recipe for disaster.
Makoti Enters the Kraal
By Phangisile Mtshali
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction
Ndiwe is Makoti - a new bride of the Mantshinga family. Madly in love and excited for her new life, she soon realises that not all is as it seems, in particular the strange, menacing family cat, Madevana. Just what role does the feline play in the family? And why is she treated with such respect and awe?
(Almost) Uniquely Singapore - 18 Objects
By Pang Eng Fong
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by We Green Solutions. Category: Nonfiction
Ever wonder what the thumbdrive, SAR-21, Tiger Beer, RISIS orchid and the parking coupon have in common? These and another 13 objects are all (almost) uniquely Singapore in their origin or association with the city-state. This book, written by Singapore Management University undergraduates, tells the fascinating stories behind these objects.
Happy am i. Holy am i. Healthy am i.
By Sadiqua Hamdan
Price: Free! Words: 34,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This e-book is an inspirational, thoughtful, funny, sarcastic straightforward, kick-in-the butt look at life. It's full of personal experiences, thoughts and rants about personal identity, sex, love, God, the Universe and life after war and cancer. Letting go of crap and embracing gratitude, forgiveness, prosperity, self-love and acceptance is the path towards inner peace.
Palestinian Women: Rising Above Limitations, Expectations & Conditions
By Sadiqua Hamdan
Price: Free! Words: 36,690. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This book discusses the evolution of a Palestinian woman, from early 1900's until now. It includes fifty-five face-to-face interviews with Palestinian women ages eighteen to ninety about their perceptions regarding their lives, relationships, education, role models, religion, and views of the West.
What Are We Going To Do
By Gary Wonning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction
America is in serious trouble, many no longer realize what values and principles our country is founded on and have strayed from the common sense and creative thinking of our ancestors, how can we fix it?
Angkor: Eighth Wonder of the World
By Cognoscenti Books
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
For much of the second half of the 20th century Cambodia was racked by war and famine. Considered a sideshow in the Vietnam War, the country was nevertheless invaded by both North and South Vietnam, bombed to smithereens by the United States, and—worst of all—ruled, between 1975 and 1979, by Pol Pot’s genocidal Khmer Rouge regime.
Kommunikation mit Außerirdischen - Gedanken zum Kulturwechsel -
By Torsten Ambs
Price: $3.92 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: German. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Es gibt Menschen, die halten das Smartphone für ein Telefon, andere halten es für einen Mini-Computer und nur wenige haben verstanden, dass wir keine neue Technologie vor uns haben, sondern einen Kulturwechsel. Kommunikation hat sich verändert, die Wertewelt wurde neu definiert und niemand hat es gemerkt.
From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Amidst Barriers
By Anastasia Charalabakos
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A moving account of the life of Anastasia Charalabakos, a writer and teacher of English as a second language. Raised in a traditional Greek household, Anastasia describes the trials and achievements of her life – inspite of blindness and shares her insights for creating a more understanding and peaceful world.