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Migration: The COMPAS Anthology
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Price: Free! Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
Migration: The COMPAS Anthology is a unique compendium of short articles and poems on the multiple interlinked practices, policies, responses and experiences that make up the phenomenon ‘migration’. Migration experts join with winners from COMPAS’ poetry competition to give their take on migration, ranging from personal reflections to succinct topic overviews.
Invisible
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
13 essays on the importance of representation in science fiction and fantasy, with an introduction by author Alex Dally MacFarlane. Proceeds from the sale of this collection go to the Carl Brandon Society to support Con or Bust.
The Last Time I Saw Jane
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by eBookPartnership.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Audrey is a journalist living in London. Anonymous in the city she has left her troubled past far behind in Canada. A passionate affair with Jack, and an intense new friendship with Shereen bring uncertainties and confusion and Audrey finds herself drawn into the dramatic story of James Douglas,19th Century pioneer and the first mixed race Governor of British Columbia.
I Didn't Know Biomedical Engineering Was an Option
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
This book gives one woman's perspective, from personal experience, on the lack of minority group representation in the STEM fields.
The Great Bicycle Race
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Phillip Host, invents the first nuclear fusion steam driven cycle and his employer tells him the Royal Family expect him to win the Great Bicycle Race from London to South Hampton or the British Empire will fall and the future of Europe will be forever changed. Will Britain rule the road or will the sun set on the empire? An alternate history steam punk adventure.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Achilla The Strong
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Achilla Johnson finally meets her estranged father, Brendan Johnson, everything changes; especially her. Achilla The Strong is the first novel of The Nephilim Chronicles written by G. Miller. It is a story about a father's dedication, a daughter's trust, and their will to fight for each other with all of their grit and determination.
Same Same but Different - California
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Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: American English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Join the Same Same but Different gang on their USA adventures as they help solve three fun problems in California and learn about different races, ethnicities and languages along the way.
Hip-Hopped: My Lyrical Reflections--Lessons on Life, Love and Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
This collection of poems (mostly hip-hop influenced and some an homage to my Jamaican roots) is a thank you to the world of hip-hop. Profanity-free, this is a spiritual and uplifting expression that includes thoughts on the meaning of dreams, race, being a woman, and the experiences I've had along the way. Motivational and inspiring, it is call to return to the true origins of the hip-hop genre.
Collective Geinus: The Naming Project
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
What's in a name? What's in a label? Everything. Collective Genius: The Naming Project by Richard A. Willis explores the names and labels used to describe races, and how they influence how people are viewed, particularly in the black community. In the end, the author challenges the reader think about what black people are called, and look toward a new direction of naming and reclamation!