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The Waiting Game: An Essay on the Gift of Time
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Series: Subway Line, no. 5. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Essay » Literature
Graced with lyricism, "The Waiting Game" is an engaging meditation on the ways in which human beings are forced — and choose — to mark time, from earliest childhood to the final moments of life. This is an unsparing, yet often poetic, essay on the ordeals and pleasures inherent in the universal experience of waiting.
Losing Myself, But Not Entirely; How I Lost a Whole Other Me and Kept Her from Coming Back
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Price: Free! Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
How I lost one hundred and thirty-five pounds, a whole other me, and successfully kept it off; after a lifetime of struggling with obesity. The author's personal perspective on healthy eating 101. It is sometimes poignant, sometimes funny, and thoroughly informative.
Life in Chaos
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Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When Shawn finds out he could die, there is only one person he wants by his side: Andrew. Only problem is Andrew broke up with him six months ago.
pH Balanced for Life! The Easiest Way to Alkalize
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Body Axis. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Toxic modern life is turning our bodies into acidic messes out of sync with the natural balance required for optimal health. You can fight those toxifying influences! Simple, effective and inexpensive natural supplements can be incorporated into your routine as easily as pouring a glass of water. "pH Balanced for Life!" is a straightforward, comprehensive account of how to turn your health around!
Fatal Numbers: Why Count on Chance
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Series: Subway Line, no. 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Essay » Sociology
Tracing the interface between chance and probability in medical diagnostics, risk models, economics, and the fluctuations of financial markets, "Fatal Numbers" goes straight to the heart of what it means  to live, plan, and make decisions in a globalized, digitized, hyperlinked, science-driven, and uncertain world ...
November Rose: A Speech on Death
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
Time To Write: 2012 short story prize
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Price: Free! Words: 26,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
To celebrate NMIT’s centenary, the Bachelor of Writing and Publishing launched its inaugural Time To Write short story competition offering writers a chance to be published by NMIT’s Yarra Bend Press. In keeping with the centenary, the theme was TIME and we looked for 600 to 1000 word submissions from writers. Winners and selected shortlisted works have been published in this anthology.
November-Rose: Eine Rede über den Tod
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: German. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
HOW TO FIND Reliable Medication Information Online
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
How often do you think that you’d like to know more about a certain medication you are taking or your physician asks you to take? This little ebook will point you to a number of hidden information gems online where you can find answers to your questions. Each database is described with a profile of its content and coverage so that you can quickly understand if it is going to be helpful for you.
Hints
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Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a collection of inspirational non-fiction, written to help the reader feel cared for, loved and supported in all of life's experiences. It is the author's hope that each reader will begin to share their own stories with family and friends and start to see all of the "hints" their recollections have to offer.