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The Pearl: Book One
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Series: The Pearl. Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
First in a series of six illustrated adventure story eBooks for children that deal with environmental sustainability in a fun and subtle way.Grandmother Earth’s Great Dragons have lost the Pearl, they’reill and their habitats in ruins. She sends her two grandchildren, feisty Seran and plodding Cosmo, off withAli the wise salamander,to find the Pearl and discover what’s going on.
Job Interview Essentials
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
A very practical interview guide that will give you tremendous confidence and skill. It analyses different types of job interviews, covers the 15 stages of an interview, shows how to answer strategically and demonstrates powerful language that will make you sound like a professional. It also lists 50 common questions, has example answers, plus useful final checklists and preparation activities.
Wild Sweeps the Wind
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Series: Voices of Pondicherry, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1857, Phebe Beach, a young woman from Bridgton, Maine was coming of age, beset by the constraints of society that expected her to marry and become in her words "a stocking darner and a baby manufacturer." She shared her frustrations in a diary she began writing that year. Her lively, lighthearted descriptions of her life soon gave way to tragedy as the nation hurtled into Civil War.
Leading U: Inspirational Stories from UAlberta Alumni & Students
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Price: Free! Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Leading U assembles the stories of incredible University of Alberta alumni and students. Whether it's Randy Boissonnault, Brad Ferguson, Amy Shostak or Ashlyn Bernier, Leading U shares the on-campus experiences and reflections of the university's distinguished leaders. For incoming students looking to make their own mark on campus, this is a must-read.
The Shape of a Name
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
Think
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
What purpose does college have for your life and ambitions? Is there an untouched universal cure to most sicknesses around the world? Who has the right religion? How much money does it take to reach success? How can the world live in total happiness? For the people, by the people? THINK past the masses when you use all of your brain instead of the 10% of your brain that we are conditioned to use.
Blue Rain
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Series: Book 2, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This is Ruperake Petaias first collection of poetry which includes his famous poems "Kidnapped", "Blue Rain" and "Star in the Marble",that are widely used by educational institutions
Kingdom of the Sun
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Truth. Hope. Honor. Happiness...In the modern-day Kingdom of Sooryan the meaning of these four words fade as light leaves the sky during sunset...But as reassuring and as promising that the sun will rise again each day, Helena will fight for something that most want, but are not brave enough to make: Change.
The Tory Jackboot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
An account from street level of the author's struggle, over a 50-year period, to correlate political theory with the realities of everyday life and of his belief that a Conservative government will always divide the nation.
Patches of the Rainbow
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Series: Book 3, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is Ruperake Petaia’s second collection of poems, Petaia continues his search towards the inner-side of life: the heart, the soul and the spirit.