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Earthbound - Surfing the Apocalypse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
'Earthbound – Surfing the Apocalypse' is a 'transmedia novel' that uses text, artwork, music and various internet-based channels to tell the whole story. It is a tale of paranoid big city life during the apparent 'end-times', the internet, electronic music, magic, post-apocalyptic visions, the future, travels deep into the Arctic, free energy and the environmental crisis - and a whole lot more.
Deploying HTML5
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Price: $45.00 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
Provides a comprehensive look at the HTML 5 standard as implemented by the top 5 browsers.It covers HTML 5 Structure, Semantics, SVG/MathML, WebForms, Canvas, Native Drag & Drop, Browser History Management, Inline Document Editing, Cross Document/Domain Messaging, Offline Applications Caching & WebDatabases, Audio & Video & Related Tools, GeoLocation, Loal & Session Storage...http://bit.ly/d7Z3fV
The Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A timid teenage boy finds the life he is meant for on a big cat hunt with two old geezers. After Rick's mother died, and his father remarried, he became aware of himself as a misfit. On the cat hunt with his eccentric step-grandfather, he learns why he's a misfit--he should have been born in a previous generation. Rick is out of place and out of time. The cat hunt is his rebirthing.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
The Edge of Time
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 113,200. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This novel uses metaphysical realities to explore emotional healing, religion and politics. The novel consists of three interwoven stories. The main character of the first story is a young man who suddenly awakens to who he really is. In his struggle to fully remember, he gets help form the characters of the other two stories. The overall tone of the novel is earthy, upbeat and humorous.
Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Judy Taylor relished her simple happy life. She had a loving husband, three young daughters, a beautiful suburban home. But after intestinal blood clots annihilated her guts, Judy faced starving to death in a cold Toronto hospital. The year was 1970. Judy lived two more decades without eating. "Lifeliner" is about her inspirational story from death to life, from ordinary woman to medical pioneer.
A Mixture of Metals
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Price: Free! Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Aichje Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Born after the War of Restitution, Simora sets out to investigate the faceless forces that control him and the rest of Society. An affair with a barbarian, Mary, lands him in the gulag called the Colony. Finally, in the Settlement of the Guardians, Simora learns why his mother disappeared. But other questions remain, including Mary's fate. In spite of all, his love for her never diminishes.
Who Wrote The Book Of Love - Music Trivia (Beatles, Elvis & More)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Music Trivia Questions and Answers of the '50's, '60's and '70's. Interesting facts about your favorite pop rock artists, songs and record men including The Beatles and manager Brian Epstein, Lou Christie, Four Tops, Elvis, Sam Phillips and Sun Studio, Herman's Hermits, Sly and Family Stone and more. Take a trip down memory lane with photos, lyrics and more to stimulate the gray matter.
Before The Road Came
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sixty years ago, Britannia was the home of the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Several thousand people lived in its two main communities: The Townsite and The Beach. It was a scant 50 miles from Vancouver, but was accessible only boat. Before The Road Came is a story about life in that isolated mining camp, during WW2.
Hampi - The Forgotten Empire
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hampi is a world heritage site and holds some of the most unique remains from the great empire of Vijayanagar. The site has an ongoing archaeological dig that has been on since the past 20 years now. With world famous historians and archaeologists having worked on it. The government may have reduced the dig allowance but the enthusiasm has not reduced.There is still so much to know.